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  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension 8400 upgrading motherboard/CPU question

    hello, i am currently using a Dimension 8400 with a OU7077 dell motherboard 800mhz bus with a socket LGA775. since this motherboard uses a i925x chipset it cannot support a dual core processor (i am currently using a intel pentium 4 630, 2mb L2 cache, hyper-threaded) my question is could i upgrade...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading processor on Optiplex 755 from Intel Core 2 to i7 (3rd Gen)

    My current system Optiplex 755 (Desktop profile) Intel Core 2 processor (Part #CR457 - PROCESSOR..., Q6600, 2.4, 8MB, CDKE, G0) 160GB SATA HD 1GB NVidia Video Card PCIe 3GB RAM I'm trying to do something that I've never done before - upgrade to a faster microprocessor. Will...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Precision Workstation 390 processor upgrade in 2010

    Just in case anyone else wanders to this thread in the same way I did. LesserTX - I know I'm a little late here, but the answer is yes, it was to be expected. The Dell 0DN075 motherboard does NOT support the 'x8xxx' range of socket 775 processors. I learned this in the very same...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 8300 - Ivy Bridge & RAM support

    I have been searching, and searching for a forum, post, comment... anything that confirms what is the maximum RAM supported in a Dell XPS 8300 and also whether Ivy Bridge CPUs are supported or not. I am yet to find anything conclusive (please share if you have), so, I have done the testing myself...
  • Forum Thread: New Processor ?'s

    First of all I hope this is posted close to the right place, this is my first post and there is so much information here that I was confused on where to post this question, please forgive me and point me in the right direction if it is wrong. Thanks. Im not sure what info you will need so I will...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Optiplex 755 Mini-tower Motherboard Upgrade

    I have a Dell Optiplex 755 mini-tower and I would like to upgrade the motherboard to support SATA III and the new iSeries processors. I absolutely love the Dell Optiplex 755 case and it would be hard to replace it with something comparable. Most of the cases out there look like UFO spaceships or crotch...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrade Desktop Inspiron 530 CPU

    My question Is it worth going from a Intel Pentium Dual-Core E5300 to an Intel Core 2 Duo E8300 for $100? My 12 year old son at his Mom's house has a Dell Inspiron 530 built in February 2009 (system below). The processor is a Wolfdale E5300, 2.6, 2MB, 65W, R0 (800 MHz FSB). The desktop has the...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex GX270 New CPU, won't boot

    I have a dell optiplex gx270 SMT with a socket 478 P4 2.40 GHz processor. I decided to upgrade it and bought a P4 3.0 CPU installed it now the tower won't boot. I have a steady amber light with no beeps. It should be compatible with the motherboard. and my BIOS is up to date, version A07.
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex GX620 upgrade to dual core

    Hi, I read many posts about the opportunity to upgrade an Optiplex GX620 from a Pentium 4 to a pentium D. upgrading up to a D 930 or a D 960 seems good (according to the feedbacks). Intel developed a lot of Dual Core processors. For example Pentium E 5500 When we look at the specs we can see...
  • Forum Thread: upgrade / change motherboard PRECISION 690

    Hi I have a precision 690 sation (intel xeon 5140 processor) since october 2006. Today I need a more powered processor, but I think the case, power supply etc... is still good. Is it possible to buy and change only motherboard and processor ? Can I buy it from dell ? On Dell website I don't...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 570 randomly shuts down, Now won't turn off

    I noticed my I570 started back randomly shutting off a lot in March - April 2012. In May it got worst just shutting off on its own. Towards the End of May 30th 2012 it just shutdown, my monitor went into safe mode BUT the PC itself is still working or running I should say. I'm not sure whats wrong...
  • Forum Thread: dell inspiron 531s processor upgrade

    can you plz give me a link to a power supply and a link for a AMD Athlon 64X2 Kit, 6000+, 3.0G, 2MX2, Dual Core, 89 Watt brisbane. i need help on finding a power supply for this processor. i need a processor and a power suplly compatible in an insiprion 531s PLZ HELPPPPPPP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Forum Thread: Two Old Dells....What to do with them? Music producer maybe?

    I have two old Dell Computers one has a Pentumn 4 Processor and 324 Gs of space total, but I only have 125g's left, but I can wipe it and make it blank. I have another one with 50gs total and 20 gs left, and it has a Intel processor, low grade. I want to make a decent computer for beats...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Precision 490 and Processor Upgrades

    I have a Dell Precision 490 workstation with bios release A03 from 12/22/06. There is a bios upgrade for the system to A08 but the support website says absolutely nothing for what it does for you (nice to know before you apply it). I'm currently running a single processor, Dual-Core 5160, 3ghz. How...
  • Forum Thread: Need Help With Pc UPgradation!!!

    hello guyz! i am new to this forum, i am not sure that i have posted in the right section or not? so i beg your pardon. well the the thing is i have a dell optiplex 210L Desktop PC. It has Intel Pentium 4 640 3.20 GHz Prescott Processor. what i want to know is, can i upgrade my processot to core 2...
  • Forum Thread: What is Good upgrade from AMD Athlon II X3 425? (Inspiron 570 CPU)

    I'm looking for a good upgrade for my desktop and was wondering what CPUs are compatible. I did a winaudit and got the mobo model, 04GJJT.
  • Forum Thread: Need a New Processor Afraid to Fry My Motherboard

    Hey guys I need a new processor real bad I attached a file of my system specs my delema is that I wanna get a much better processor than a single core 2.01 GHz yes sad I know but I am afraid to fry my motherboard because it is rather small and is already running a 1bg graphics card and I just don't...
  • Forum Thread: Cpu upgrade

    Hello I have a dell dimension 5100 and I just recently bought a Intel Core 2 Duo Retail Boxed E7200 Processor - 2.53GHz, 3MB Cache, 1066MHz FSB, 45nm Wolfdale from Amazon and after reading some dell FAQs I have gotten a little bit scared and sketical about seeing if my motherboad and bios are compatible...
  • Forum Thread: New Processors for Dell Optiplex 745?

    Hi, I have a Dell Optiplex 745 mini desktop and was looking to upgrade my Processor. What options are present for myself? I was hoping to be able to upgrade to an Intel Core i5. The motherboard specs are as followed: Board: Dell Inc. 0GX297 Serial Number: CN6986174I20AF. Bus Clock: 800 megahertz...
  • Forum Thread: CPU upgrade Optiplex sx280

    Hi, I want to upgrade the CPU of my Optiplex sx280. The motherboard is a 0U2313. The current CPU is an Intel Pentium 4 2.8 GHz 520J (SL7PR). I have tried to replace it by a Pentium 4 3.6GHz 560 (SL739), but it's not compatible with the motherboard. Which processors are compatible with the )U2313...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrade processor or motherboard on Dell Vostro 230 Mini Tower

    I have a Dell Vostro 230 Mini Tower, and it currently has the Intel Pentium E6500 processor. I would like to upgrade to something better, because my current processor does not meet the minimum requirements of some games I would like to play. I was wondering which processors I could upgrade to? I know...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading my XPS 435mt

    Hi i needed information since i am planning to upgrade my computer on which things i can put inside it. i plan to upgrade the processor, ram, and graphics card and add memory but i need to know which are compatible with my mother board. everything is stock right now. i need information of which type...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 320 + E6700 @2.66 GHz FSB1066 runs stubbornly only on 2GHz

    I successfully upgraded from E2160 to E6700 however it will only runs on 2GHZ as opposed to 2.66GHz. Is it because of the RAM? Why is the RAM just single channel? Turning ON SpeedStep in BIOS made no difference in term of CPU going over 2GHz. Latest BIOS updated. Attaching CPU-Z screenshots. Anyone help...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Precision 370 P4 670 SL8PY & SL7Z3

    Hi all, I'm planning to upgrade my old desktop Dell Precision 370 P4 3.2 GHz (500 series) to the limit of this mobo - P4 3.8 GHz (670). Having read the forum and googled on internet, I am still couldn't find a piece of information whether Dell Precision 370 supports SL8PY or SL7Z3. Any...
  • Forum Thread: DELL 5150 UPGRADE

    I currently have a dell 5150 with DM051 motherboard, Pentium 4 3Ghz with 2G ram and radeon X600 graphics. I want to upgrade these components. I want to start doing some video editing as I have a new HD video camera. Could anyone suggest the best upgrades to install.