Browse by Tags

Desktop

Desktop
Desktop computer Hardware and Software discussion
Results for RAM
  • Forum Thread: Need help updating an old Dell dimension 2400

    My laptop just recently fried its motherboard :( It's a very tough time financially, and although I work on the computer from home I don't know very much about hardware. I have an old Dell Dimension 2400 with the following specs Computer: Intel (R) Celeron(R)CPU 2.20 GHz 2.19 GHz, 640 MB of...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS 730 X i7 920 memory

    I'm going out of my mind trying to find 4gb modules for my XPS 730x H2C with the 1.0.5 bios. I currently have 6gb installed. I use my machine for graphics and editing and would love to have 12gb in it. I tryed to order this... http://www.memoryupgrade.pro/4gb-dell-xps-730x-desktop-memory-1x...
  • Forum Thread: Need help with Vostro 400

    My Vid card took a dump, it was a foxconn 8300gs, I want to get a new one but this thing only came with a 300w PS, I need some advice on what kind of PS to put in, noby at Tiger direct or neww egg seems to be able to tell me if any of their PS will work with what I have, I am looking to put a 500 or...
  • Forum Thread: New ram, and my computer wont start.please help.

    Hello I recently bought Extra Value 1GB DDR2 667MHz PC2-5300 240pin Extra Value Ram - Qty: 4 to upgrade the ram on my PC: Dell inspiron 530 e5700 cpu 2gb ddr2 667 ram 0ry007 - Motherboard 250 + 80 gb HDD dell bios is latest 1.18. I installed the new ram and the computer...
  • Forum Reply: Re: 24 GB Memory working in Studio XPS 435MT for $270

    Well thank you to Dubbah for doing the hard work on this one, I have just snapped up 24gb of the same Kingston HyperX memory but am having a bit of trouble. My machine - Dell 435MT on i7 920 running Vista Ultimate 64bit is only showing 16gb in windows but shows all 24gb in CPU-Z (details from CPU-Z below...
  • Forum Thread: BIOS only reading half of ram

    Hi, I am using an XPS 7100 with BIOS version A06. I have 4 memory sticks, each 2gb. Two of them are fine, but the other two are read as 1gb each (both manufactured by Hyundai Electronics). The other XPS 7100 in our office has the same problem. Both running windows 7 professional. I should note that...
  • Forum Thread: Problems Adding different sized RAM to Precision T7500 workstation. Help appreciated.

    Hello, I have a Dell Precision T7500 workstation with 6 x 1GB DIMMS in triple-channel configuration. I have purchased 3 x 2GB DIMMS (same voltage, registered, clock, etc., as far as I know). I do have the riser card installed, so 12 RAm slots in total. Regardless of the configuration I try,...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 380 desktop fails to boot, steady amber colored power button.

    We recently acquired a number of brand new Dell Optiplex 380 desktop computers here in our organization, but some of them (two so far observed) has been behaving funny. At first the computer was functioning fine with the Windows 7 pro installed, but after about 1 week, we noticed the power button...
  • Forum Thread: RAM allocation problem

    I just purchased an XPS 8300 with 2 TB drive, 12 GB RAM operating WIN 7, 64-bit. While doing the upgrades for WIN 7 on-line, during one of the restarts my machine slowed way down. I looked in the Resource Monitor and discovered the reserved allocation (for something) of RAM was 11777 MB, leaving only...
  • Forum Thread: RAM Replacement

    HEY! I am putting 2 1GB sticks of RAM in my computer. Anyone have any cheap but great suggestions? I want it cheap but good, with great speed and good quality. Thanks!
  • Forum Thread: Constant (memory dump) Blue Screens

    Hi, I apologize for the long post, but if you have any advice/suggestions/knowledge of what is wrong with my computer, that would be fantastic! 3 days ago, my computer blue screened while playing a game. The blue screen was the "memory full; dumping physical memory" error, and it restarted...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Studio XPS 435MT - Random Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) within 5 - 15 minutes !

    I have had similar issues with a Dell Vostro 1500. This may solve a few of the replies in this tread so I'm posting this to quite a few similar threads. Especially if your machine is a) a laptop, b) older than a year, c) brand new and been knocked in transit. As some of the posts suggest...
  • Forum Thread: precision 690 1kw chassis memory upgrade

    Hello! I have a Dell Precision 690 workstation. It's the version with the 1Kilowatt psu and the riser card which provides 16 memory slots. At the moment there are installed only 4GB of Ram. 4x1gb DD2 667 Micron Technology FBB ECC DUAL RANK Ram. When I go to the Kingston Memory Configurator...
  • Forum Thread: Billed for not mailing back broken RAM after I was told it was okay to trash

    I've got a question about your customer service... I purchased a 3-year service agreement... Dell helped me troubleshoot a bad RAM issue for over an hour on the phone. When I finally I identified the bad RAM, the Dell rep gave me the OKAY to throw it out. Now Dell is billing me for the new RAM because...
  • Forum Thread: RAM advice - Needing it

    Hi guys I'm not exactly what you'd call a hardware wiz. Especially when we're talking RAM. I'm the owner of an XPS 430 (X48 BTX mobo) and I'm having a hard time figuring out what RAM modules to upgrade to. I can see some kingston modules that are recommended for my system, but...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 620 RAM Issues

    I replaced the factory installed (2x1GB) RAM with a set of G.Skill DDR3-1333 2x4GB RAM (P/N F3-10666CL9-4GBXL). Ever since then I have been getting random BSODs and screen freezes. My immediate reaction was I got some bad RAM; however, running Memtest shows no errors. In addition, I removed one of...
  • Forum Thread: E521 WIN XP Home Sp3 - How do I install the slave drive? How to install a DVD bruner? Upgrade ram?

    Just compleated reformatting the master drive and now looking to install a new slave drive. I know how to physically install the HD I but need to know how to format it if needed. System is XP Home , SATA, SP3. I believe that the slave should be formatted NTFS correct? I would like to lable the slave...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading E520 components inc RAM - but which?

    Hi all, I've decided to upgrade my E520 a bit. First off I'm looking to upgrade the RAM - the Kingston website reckons I can install 2*2gb strips of DDR2 @ 800mhz each (leaving 2 empty slots), which sounds great, but...The manual (online) for this system says to install 1gb per slot...And...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 4600 RAM high/low

    I need some help here I have the 4600, the MB is stock. I need to know if high density ram will work. Dell tech support, after a long hastle said yes, people on E**Y, are saying NO intel MB will take High density, and frankly dell techs were wrong, not once, but TWICE in there information about what...
  • Forum Thread: How to activate XMP for Studio XPS 7100

    Hi there, I've just purchased new RAM for my aging machine, Corsair Dominator Platinum Dual Channel 2x4GB @ 1866MHz, I've installed it fine, computer is detecting Dual channel ect ect with CPU-Z, problem is I want to use the full 1866MHz speed that the RAM can handle, yet to do this I need...
  • Forum Thread: Dell T3500 Blinking Amber 1-3 (4x) issue

    I have a problem with my Dell Precision T3500, the issue is that whenever I try to start the computer the power button it blinks amber 4 times and gives the number code 1 and 3 however it does turn on after a while. I assumed that it was something to do with the motherboard hwoever I am not sure since...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 580 Memory Read Errors

    Hello, I am currently having issues with the RAM on my Inspiron 580. When I originally bought the computer, there was 3x2GB of memory already installed. Recently, I upgraded the capacity to 2x4GB. Since then, my PC has only been able to read one memory module. I am only able to boot when there is...
  • Forum Thread: Flashing BIOS on Dimension 4550

    Upgrading the memory and doing a windows reinstall and think I need to update the BIOS. I currently show version A05 and the driver home page for my model shows the latest version as A08. Do I need to update to A06 and then A07 first? Or do I just go from A05 to A08? Are the updates cummulative?
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 710 won't boot!!??

    I just received a Dell XPS 710 for free from a friend. When I try to turn it on it all fans and drives turn on for roughly 1 second and then nothing. Inside the case there is a solid amber light on the motherboard. I decided to unplug various components to see if i can pinpoint anything. The only time...
  • Forum Thread: Memory Integrity Test Failed [2000-0123]

    I have a Inspiron 1525 which fails the memory integrity test. i have 4gb ram. I formatted my hard drive and now i cant install any OS. I dont have any backups. What should i do? I tried reinstalling the OS many many times and i also reinstalled the ram but not luck. Do i need new ram? what might it be...