There's 2 MoBo's for the Compaq V5000z series:
According to that site, a "full-featured", and a "de-featured". the De-featured has no firewire, and missing one of the USB ports.
Same diff with the Pavilion DV5000z...
Oh, another thing, I researched the BIOS issue yesterday,a dn I checked MANY V5xx and DV5xxx models, and they all pointed to the exact same BIOS upgrade file, whether Compaq or HP.
I just went on the Partsurfer link you gave me, and...
8000 series is too big. I'm looking for something that can at least pretend to be carried around!
CompUSA had teh DV8210US on clearance until 7/4 for $699. This was a NICELY outfitted setup, ML-32, 512M RAM, 80GB @ 5400rpm,...
Does anyone know for certain, if you can do a CTO (D)V5000z, config it at minimum, and then upgrade the cpu later?
Right now, the Compaq V5000z series (Sempron/Turion) can be had REALLY cheap with a Sempron CPU. they have a $150...
Originally Posted by RyanFL
Well I called Best Buy tonight. Let's just put it this way. I'll never use bestbuy.com again.
To be honest, most online stores do not have a price-match or price protection...
[quote=Whose Paranoid]I purchased mine Thursday evening.
Did you guys notice, they dropped the price on the 7422GX from $1399 ro $1249? $150 in instant savings - found it in todays Best Buy circular in the newspaper.
Originally Posted by Compman55
Not much help here, but I would go with who has better customer service. I think asus has horrible tech support on their motherboards.
It also comes down to quality. If...
Originally Posted by thill
i just called and they said 15% fee. i think i may go in there and fight about it.
i think if you read the forums there is a way to get around it dropping to 800MGz on...