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  • Forum Thread: Dell Precision T3500 Dual-Monitor Malfunction

    Hi, I have a business computer with IT personnel who do not answer questions or respond to requests; this hardware was put on my desk and I had to assemble it. It has 2 Dell P2211H displays. The computer has an Nvidia Quadro NVS 420 card, and a single display output with an adapter with four...
  • Forum Thread: Video card upgrade compatibility

    I posted on this site over a year ago asking for advice in upgrading my graphics card in my Dell XPS 8300 and despite the responses to my thread I never in fact followed through -- partially because I was afraid to mess up and waste money (an understandable fear) and also I received conflicting advice...
  • Forum Thread: AGP video card upgrade black screen of death

    Hi I have a gx270 slim I am attempting to upgrade with an ATI Radeon X1600XT-256-AGP I disable the intel driver go to add remove programs and remove the driver. Turn off do a basic video card installation procedure including hooking up the new 400w power supply I got for this card and no matter what...
  • Forum Thread: Dell OptiPlex GX260 video card stays black after dell logo from boot up

    i installed my old nvidia gforce 8400 graphics card in this (Dell OptiPlex GX260) and even replaced the power supply with a 400W but still it will boot up but after the dell logo and goes black it stays that way so im at a lost any ideas would be much appreciated :) some specs 2g ram 2 hard...
  • Forum Thread: Dell xps 8500 replacing GPU

    I have a dell xps 8500 and I'm thinking of upgrading my GPU from my radeon hd 7570 to a MSI GTX 670. However I have been hearing things about the bios not working with some graphics cards. My bios version is Dell Inc. A09 If anyone could tell me if this GPU will work it will be much appreciated.
  • Forum Thread: Help me with my computer problem please

    I need help with my dell desktop its not turning on and it keeps saying in power save mode press any key on the key board, press computer power button, or move the muose. I did that and it still wont turn on.
  • Forum Reply: Re: HDMI monitor resolution problem on Dell ST2310/Inspiron 537/Radeon 4350

    Thank you so much. I have been trying to solve this for 2 days. This was exactly what I needed. I consider myself an advanced user but could not find the scaling options in my CCC. I had read in several places that this was my problem but could not find it until I read this post. I have a Dell Inspiron...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 630i PCI-E problem (x8 @ 1.1 instead of x16 2.0)

    Hello, I'm the owner of Dell XPS 630i with q6600 processor. I bought it with 2 graphic cards: ATI Radeon HD 3870. I decided to sell this cards and I bought 1 Radeon HD6950 2 GB (ASUS) and i installed it in PCI-Express x16 card slot (PRIMARY_GFX_SLOT1) (17). http://support.dell.com/support/edocs...
  • Forum Thread: How to get dual monitors with Radeon X 300 series video card, and Dell Dimension 8400

    I have 2 monitors connected into the two plugs in the video card. I can get the picture on the screen, but it is the same image, and it is distorted on one monitor because the primary one is larger. I would like to be able to drag windows across, but I can't figure out how! This is the screen...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension E510 & eVGA 9600GT

    Hey guys! I finally bought my graphics card you guys recommended me from Newegg. The link is below: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130424 So, today noon, I finally had the chance to install it. I set the BIOS so it'd would detect a PEG over my integrated and all. However...
  • Forum Thread: Blank Computer Screen after startup

    Hi all! I have a Dell Dimension E520. Last night I was trying to get the ojects on my screen to fit in the full screen. All of a sudden something happened. When I would reboot my computer, the monitor would start up like normal and once it got to where the desktop screen would show it's just blank...
  • Forum Thread: Hi I'm new,and would like to know about upgrades...

    Hi guys, this is my first post here.I tried to browse around the other posts for questions and answers but did not find a definitive answer for my question... I'm trying to find out if my dell computer can handle "any" power supply or do dell pc's require a special kind of power supply...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 790 PSU, Video Card, PCIe Questions

    Hello, I've got some questions about attempting to install a graphics card into an Optiplex 790. The card I am looking at is an AMD FirePro v3750 to be used mostly for CAD work in SolidWorks and Inventor. First off, the 790 came with a 265W PSU (listed as Minitower Standard). The card recommends...
  • Forum Thread: How to overclock Dell Dimension E310 GPU

    I want to overclock my GPU in my system, because its such a <profanity removed> video card and I'm waiting to get a new computer, and believe me, I'm not getting a Dell again. Here is the text dump from DXDiag: ------------------ System Information ------------------ Time of this report...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron One 2330 Touch Screen - Ongoing problem

    I made the mistake of ordering the touch screen. I have had it for 5 months and am not able to return it as Dell will not accept it as a returned item. The problem has existed from the start and I just thought it was my old age eye sight not the screen or computer. But I kept straining to read things...
  • Forum Thread: Would it work?

    Hi, I'm wondering if i should purchase a NVIDIA GeForce 8400GS graphcs card to put into my computer, and I don't know if its compatable with my dell dimension 9100. If anyone could help me in this situation it would be greatly appreciated Thanks, Billy Manley
  • Forum Thread: I need a shipping box for my 30" Dell Monitor

    I've been beating my head in trying to locate a shipping/storage box for my 3007WFP monitor. When my LCD arrived (almost two years ago,) the box had become wet and was very distressed. So, it was disposed of. Naturally, I keep packaging for items with that much value... but the box was shot. ...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading A Graphics Card?

    I bought a Diamond Multimedia Stealth Ati Radeon 256mb For my Dell Dimension 2300 Which is what I was told by Dell to by anyway I'm having trouble installing it.I don't know what to do can anyone Help me? I saw on here somewhere where somebody said what to do and I tried that and when I boot...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 580s On Board Video Problems

    I have a Dimension 580s with no graphics card that would not display any video when booted with the on board VGA. Then, I decided to pop in an old PCI card and I found that the video would display with the card. My plan is to buy a low profile pci x16 card and put it in there since the on-board is not...
  • Forum Thread: New computer; issues w/ monitor staying on

    Just purchased an XPS 8300 earlier this week. It's been running fine (actually, incredibly compared to my old Compaq) but there is one issue occurring repeatedly. I play The Sims 3, and whenever I play for more than 20 minutes, the monitor (also a Dell) comes up with a message saying "entering...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 560 New Graphics Card

    I'm wanting to upgrade the graphics card in my Dell Inspiron 560, it's just over 2 years old and it currently has a ATI Radeon 5450 that came with it 6gb RAM and Pentium Dual Core E5500 2.80ghz which isn't that great but I don't want to be upgrading that as i'll be getting a new pc...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 400 Video Card Upgrade

    I have the XPS 400 system. I purchased it back in November of 2005 and feel that I need to upgrade my graphics card. Problem is that I cannot find a card on Dell's site that would be an improvement unless I spend some serious $$$. I currently have the nVidia GeForce 6800 (not sure specifically...
  • Forum Reply: Re: ati radeon 3450 graphics card

    I have exactly this same problem with my ATI Radeon HD 4850 card in my Dell XPS 430 machine with Windows Vista 32-bit and 4 GB RAM (4 x 1 GB): Continuous rebooting and BSOD error message on atikmpag.sys. I did the Dell diagnostics too and every test passed except the 5300:0119 error for the video...
  • Forum Thread: Is my new video card compatible?

    Hi, My friend has just recently purchased a Dell Inspiron 537s and since I'm his computer geek friend I handle all the upgrades. So what I was wondering is, is my friends new pc compatible with the PNY GeForce 9400 GT Video Card - 1GB DDR2, DVI, VGA, PCI-Express 2.0? ( http://www.tigerdirect.com...
  • Forum Thread: reinstall power dvd 9.5 without disc?

    I am about to do a clean install from windows 7 to windows 8. Now in the process of backing up my files, and realized i don't have a disc with power dvd9.5 on it. I've seen it as a free download online, but not sure if that would be the same as what came with my computer. Could I just copy the...