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attempting to up-grade from Pentium 90mhz 16 meg. ram (std)
to a 166 mgz keeping the 16 meg.of ram
have purchased Intel motherboard with sound card and vedio card included and the 166 Intel cpu/fan.
What if any problems should we be aware of that may be forth coming? thanks in advance.
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Well, if you are upgrading the entire motherboard, as long as your RAM chips fit your new sockets, everything should go relatively smoothly.  I've encountered a few problems actually upgrading only the processors, but if you're swapping the entire motherboard, you shouldn't have any trouble.  Just be careful of the static electricity, make sure to ground yourself by either wearing a static wrist strap or touching the metal portion of your case and leaving part of your arm always touching it.

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