Solved Motherboard Compatibility/ PSU Compatibility

October 21, 2017 at 13:31:37
Specs: Windows 10, i3 6100T/ 8 GB DDR4

I bought the wrong motherboard but have one in a HP computer. I was going to take it out and place it in my new case and return the old one, is it possible? Motherboard https://support.hp.com/us-en/docume...

I have that motherboard paired with 8 gb of DDr4 RAM and a G4560 3.5 Ghz processor.

And a 450 Watt powersupply with a GTX 1050.

Basically I want to put the HP monitor into my new case with my 450 wat power supply and new GPU until my other motherboard comes to put my G4560 in


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#1
October 21, 2017 at 13:54:26
"my 450 wat power supply"

We need to know make/model & amperage specs. Why are you changing boards?


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#2
October 21, 2017 at 14:12:57
It's a EVGA 430 Watt power supply, and i'm switching motherboards because I was building a gaming PC and ordered the wrong one, but I have one at home in a HP called the "hamar" it takes the same socket but idk if my G4560 is compatible with it, if not I also have a I3 6100t I can keep inside of it. Heres the motherboard https://support.hp.com/us-en/docume...

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#3
October 21, 2017 at 16:59:09
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There's very little performance difference between the i3-6100T & the Pentium G4560. If anything, the i3 is probably slightly better. Not worth switching them out. Besides, if you look at the motherboard specs, the supported processors are 35W TDP; the G4560 is 54W. What board are you considering upgrading to? One that supports overclocking? It's not worth getting a board just so you can run the G4560. And it's not worth switching cases if the PSU & video card will work in the HP case.

https://www.cpubenchmark.net/deskto...

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews...


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