P-6860FX motherboard replacement

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  1. jd254

    jd254 Notebook Enthusiast

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    I need to replace my motherboard. Where can I get one? Also, how removable is CPU and GPU? If soldering is required, I'm going to need to pay someone.
     
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    GPU is soldered to the motherboard, so replacement should already have it. CPU is socketed and easily replaceable. Where to get one? i don't know. I'd start with Google.
     
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    can i use a different model's motherboard? im having a hard time locating my model's
     
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    Im prety sure any gateway fx mobo will work BUT as far as the sockets changing sence the P-6831 i have no idea the newer gateways use DDR3
     
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    Your best option would be just to send it in for repair.....
     
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    actually my best option would be to do it myself since it would cost me the least with the same result.
     
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    true, so how do u know its the motherboard, what was the pc doing ???

    also the cpu is reovable, the gpu is already on the mobo, to get the cpu out u untickten a screw, and lift it out.

    replacement borads and cpus are easily found new and used on ebay
     
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    laptop's problem: I press the power button, the media bar lights turn on, the hard drive spin, the fan doesn't spin, and I get no video.

    I have no idea where to buy the motherboard. I emailed so many ppl.
     
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