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  • Forum Reply: RE: Precision T3500 Processor Upgrade

    Yes I would very much like to know the answer to that question as well. Maybe it will be able to run all X56xx and W36xx CPU:s. Also, I would love to know the maximum amount of RAM . There is a lot of conflicting data on this over the google searches I´ve run. The technical manual says is only...
  • Forum Thread: Precision 690 won't use all available RAM

    Hey guys, I have a Precision 690 (A08 bios, 2x dual core 2.3ghz Xeons) with the memory risers and 1KW PSU that was originally working with 4x2GB 2Rx4 PC5300F RAM for a total of 8GB. I have 8 sticks of Samsung 2GB 2Rx8 PC5300F RAM for a total of 16GB that I'm trying to put into this system but I...
  • Forum Thread: (redirected) black screen when ram installed in dimm3 and dimm4

    i have 4 new sticks of ram if i install either the old or any of the new ram in dimm slots 1 and 2 the pc works fine with any ram installed in either or both dimm 3 and 4 i hear the fans start but no lights on my keyboard or mouse and no display on my monitor pls don't tell me it because its not...
  • Forum Thread: Problem when upgrading to 4GB RAM (optiplex GX520)

    First of all excuse me for my bad English is not my language. What happens is that I bought two RAM 2GB DDR2 800MHZ, just installed the PC otiplex GX520 and takes about 10 to 20 minutes to start windows 7, when you start going well, but startup time is absurd. I wonder if there is anything I can do...
  • Forum Thread: (redirected) Need help installing Ram.

    Hello I have purchased some 8GB 1600 MHz RAM (PC3 - 12800), in my Aurora R4 already I have 8192MB (4x2GB) 2133 MHz DDR3 Quad Channel memory, but when I take the side off my computer where I think you install the hardware it looks like all the ports are taken... and I do not have any idea what to do....
  • Forum Reply: RE: Vostro 230 Memory RAM upgrade - 4GB max? True? Why?

    Hi Jeffsterrett, Thanks for the thoughtful post. I was able to return the G.SKILL memory and got a 4gb micron stick to see if it will work. I'm still waiting for it to come in. In case your or anyone else is curious in the future, I'll update this thread with the result.
  • Forum Reply: RE: Vostro 230 Memory RAM upgrade - 4GB max? True? Why?

    JeffSterrett Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but thought someone else searching for this might find this information useful. I just installed 2x 4gb sticks in a computer I have in my shop and it recognized them in the BIOS and in Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit w/ no issues. They were not even matched...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Vostro 230 RAM Upgrade to 4GB Two Beeps

    I've seen in various forums that the dell vostro 230 does, in fact, work with 8gb RAM. I recently tried the following ram and the machine did not recognize it.: G.SKILL Value Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Desktop Memory Model F3-10600CL9D-8GBNT When I turn it on...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex ram problems

    Hello, I have some Ram problems. First I tried upgrading my Optiplex 755 with two sticks of 1gb Kingmax DDR2-800 RAM in slots 3,4 because I wanted to reinstall Windows Vista with more RAM. That failed. Computer wouldnt boot up. Then i took out Kingmax RAM and computer still wouldnt boot. There...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex GX280 - intermittent POST ram problem

    Hi, my GX280 beeps just after switch-on. At first, it was intermittent - opening the case or moving the box was sufficient, but it's been getting worse, and now it won't go beyond this POST failure. I'm not sure if it's just a coincidence, but monitor seems to have broken at the same...
  • Forum Thread: Any success in achieving 1600Mhz RAM speed on Dell Vostro 260 / Inspiron 620 ?

    I understand that the Dell Vosto 260 and Inspiron 620 had memory standard at 1333Mhz. In the BIOS, Dell blocked out the ability to make any changes to the memory field. I would like to know that if you install 1600MHz memory, whether it will run at 1600Mhz rather than 1333Mhz. Has anyone be able to...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Vostro 200 mini tower maximum RAM

    Link to full size picture: i.imgur.com/teoXDUM.jpg robbeik, 4 x 2 GB (8GB total) of ram WILL work in both G33M02 and G33M03 motherboards regardless of what the Dell documentation states. Above is a picture of my Vostro 400 with a G33M02 mother board and 4 x 2GB. I posted a screen shot earlier...
  • Forum Thread: Trying to upgrade RAM 2008 XPS 420

    Hi all, Really got a lot of use out of these forums over the years so thought it best to ask here. Just purchased the right kind of RAM - 6400 DDR2 for my 2008 XPS 420. When installing my 4 x 2gb sticks, the computer wouldn't boot. Fans on etc but no boot screen and also no beeps. I take one...
  • Forum Thread: OptiPlex 980 16GB RAM Issue

    Community - I have having a very strange issue regarding some OptiPlex 980 machines -- both SFF and MT variants. With the following specifications, the units work perfectly fine: Dell OptiPlex 980 Intel Core i5-650 @ 3.2GHz Dual Core DP/N C522T or DP/N D441T Motherboard, BIOS Revision A15 8GB PC3-10600U...
  • Forum Thread: 4 GB Ram Upgrade problem - OptiPlex 780 Desktop ..

    Good day, Thank you for your services. I am trying to upgrade my desktop computer model # OptiPlex 780 and it is standard items I dint touched it before, after I did check what is the compatible ram speed, voltage and timing then I bought this model: KHX1333C9D3B1K2/8G Its from Kingston - hyper...
  • Forum Thread: Interchanging Precision T1600 RAM with T1500

    Hi Is it possible to interchange the RAM of these Precision models: T1500 and T1600 Does the following RAM module supported in T1500? Kingston 8GB Module - DDR3 1333MHz Part Number: KTD-PE313E/8G Specs: DDR3, 1333MHz, ECC, CL9, X8, 1.5V, Unbuffered, DIMM, 240-pin Thanks
  • Forum Thread: Ram Upgradation in Optiplex GX620

    Hello, I am trying to upgrade the ram of 1 GB (512 MB + 512 MB) to 2 GB. The problem is my system is not getting on with single 2 GB ram. If i start with 3 GB then system getting restarted again and again. I have windows 7 utility OS and its not working with 2 GB ram. my ram number is 2GB 2Rx8...
  • Forum Thread: Dell VOSTRO 2520 second RAM slot not found

    Hi, I’ve put two 4GB RAM in order to have 8BG RAM but seems that only the first slot is seen. If I see in the BIOS it reports only 4GB and not 8GB. I’ve update the bios at the latest (A11) but I can see only the first slot of memory. Can my VOSTRO 2520 upgraded to 8 GB? Should be...
  • Forum Thread: Precision T3400 Memory Upgrade to 16 GB DDR2

    I'm a (very) satisfied owner of a T3400 Precision Workstation. Currently the amount of RAM installed is 8 GB (DDR2, 800 MHz, ECC, unbuffered). The question I submit to the community is simple: can I upgrade the system memory to 16 GB? If so, which kind of modules (and manifacturers) should I...
  • Forum Thread: OptiPlex 755 Memory problem

    Hello, Just recently I bought 4 Gigs of ram for my OptiPlex 755 and installed them. During booting the computer stated that the memory had changed. When I opened My Computer / Properties It states 6gigs installed (only 3gigs usable). I searched around and I believe the problem is my system runs a 32X...
  • Forum Thread: 6 beeps or 2 and 4 beeps?

    Hello, I have an Ice Breaker arcade game that has a dell computer as the controlling unit and it is making several beeps when it goes on, the problem is I cannot tell if it is 6 beeps or 2 and then 4 beeps as there seems to be a short pause between the 2nd and 3rd beeps. Either way the monitors will...
  • Forum Thread: rebuilding precision T5400 dual xeon x5450 ram problem - 1-3-2 beeps cant install more than 4 out of 8 dimm cards

    Hi Guys n Girls, Can someone please help me out on this as I'm pulling my hair out. I am modernising a Dell Precision T5400 workstation for use with Autocad, Photoshop, Office, etc. and it is now running windows 7 Pro 64 bit SP1 on an SSD. A quadro 4000 or firepro 7900 is next on the list but...
  • Forum Thread: Why is my new RAM running as DDR-1330 instead 1600?

    I just purchased new Dell XPS 8700 tower: http://www.dell.com/support/Manuals/us/en/19/product/xps-8700 It originally came with 8GB of RAM, which I decided to upgrade to the maximum supported 32GB from here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0068ZWZY0/ref=oh_details_o04_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc...
  • Forum Thread: Diary of a common person - "Upgrading my XPS 8700, turning it into a beast...and I did it all on my own!...with no prior computer knowledge!"

    First, let me start by stating, I am in no way a computer expert. Just your normal wife, mother, citizen...When I couldn't find the answers to my questions about this computer (Hey, I feel your pain...not too many out there yet), I started to research, read, find my own answers. I bought this computer...
  • Forum Thread: 2 rams 800 MHZ 3 OR 4 ram STICKS 667 MHZ SAME MATCHED ram

    I PURCHASED A DELL OPTIPLEX 960 (Q45 CHIP).I INSTALLED 4 GB OF RAM 800MHZ BUT THEN I PUT ANOTHER 2 GB (800MHZ) RAM STICK SYSTEM SHOWS 667MHZ. THEN PUT ANOTHER 2 GB 800 MHZ RAM STICK.BUT SYSTEM SHOWS 667 MHZ.WITH TWO RAM STICKS SYSTM SHOWS 800MHZ BUT WHEN I PUT ANOTHER STICK WITH SYSTEM DROPED DWON TO...