If it's a windows platform:
-Yeah!, there's no will be problem, maybe one or two restart, until the system recognizing all the tricks of the new Board, You must adquire a Intel Chipset board to do this. If the chipsets are too different prepare for the headache.
- If you could start normally because the BSOD, try start in Safe Mode, and unninstall one driver, this is the "PCI BUS", for unninstall all the Motherboard drivers old. And try to boot again in normal mode.
you can buy this board brand new old stock at
here is a copy of an email i just got from them. i received the board today and it is as described.
We do have D865PERC in stock new at $219.09. Since these are replacement boards they do not include drivers, cables or other accessories. They are just the board we get from Intel 10 per box with no retail packaging. They are new as in never used. Of course it’s an older board and they have been here a while.
Each board is covered by a 90-day warranty. I am showing I have 55 left in stock. If you are looking for more I will confirm that with the warehouse.
The Best Part Inc.
3332 Commercial Avenue
Northbrook, IL 60062
Toll Free: 866-371-PARTS
Phone (847) 480-2002
Fax (847) 480-2005
have a good day.