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  • 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: Help! Precision T3400 won't accept ASUS GeForce GTX 550Ti

    Hey guys, I have been upgrading an abandoned T3400 that I received through work. I've upgraded from a C2D E7400 to a C2Q Q9550, put new memory in, a 60GB Intel SSD that is my boot drive, and tried to install a 500GB Western Digital Caviar Blue that has been making clicking noises upon startup...
  • 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: New video card?

    I have a Dimension 4600, and the video driver and card are acting up. I am looking to replace the card. Does anyone know what card is compatible? I don't mind upgrading a bit, but I don't want to overstep the system.
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 570 MT (video card upgrade help)

    Just bought(still in box) DELL Inspiron 570 MT (i570-6690BK) 23" Desktop PC Athlon II X2 250(3.0GHz) 6GB DDR3 1TB HDD Capacity ATI Radeon HD 4200 Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit. I have a ASUS HD 6670 video card installed in my Dell Dimensions E521 that I want to install into this new computer above...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 3000 video upgrade

    I have a Dell Dimension desktop computer. I know, it's old. I've upgraded the RAM to the maximum 2 GB. I've put in a new hard drive. Now I've upgraded to Windows Vista Ultimate. I'd like to upgrade the video card. I bought one, NVIDIA GeForce 6200, which I read on a forum was compatible...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading video card Dell Dimension 8400

    I would like to upgrade my video card in my Dell Dimension 8400. I currently have an ATI Radeon X800 256mb. My current RAM is 3GB. I am looking to run some of the latest games at a good frame rate and do some other video projects. The X800 I currently have is starting to show its age. Some games won't...
  • Forum Thread: ATI Radeon HD 4850 and Inspiron 545 woes ...

    When I first purchase this dell, I bought and installed the ATI Radeon HD 4850, along with a Thermaltake TR2 RW-450 Power supply. Everything worked great for several months. I played a few graphically intensive games and was very happy with it. Recently (4 days ago) I began installing all those Window's...
  • Forum Thread: Can i get a Radeon 4850 for my dell inpisron 530 350W PSU?

    the one i am using is really bad.[radeon hd2400 pro] I decided to get this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6814102824 will it run on my dell inspiron 530~350W psu normaly[without risk]?
  • Forum Reply: Re: Optiplex 7010 with Zotac GTX 660 Ti, no video output

    OK, I have solved the problem. I had to change the following BIOS settings to allow the GTX 660 Ti board to operate. General Advanced Boot Options X Enable Legacy Option Roms Secure Boot Secure Boot Enable X Disabled After making these two changes, the GTX 669 Ti video board now...
  • Forum Thread: Most powerful video card possible for Dimension 9100

    I've made a few upgrades to my Dimension 9100 since i first purchased it. Primarily I've taken the CPU up to a Pentium D 950, upgraded the RAM to 4GB, and have a Radeon X800 pushing video. This computer is faster than I could ask for in 90% of its tasks, but in anticipation of some of the newer...
  • Forum Reply: Re: 9600GT for Dimension 5150?

    I have recently upgraded video card (HIS 3650 HD from ATI Radeon, Zalman isilence III) of Dell dimension 5150. This card require only 300Watt power and 0dB sound. It is working excellent for both HD video editing and games.
  • Forum Thread: Dual Monitors on a Vostro 200 Slim using ASUS EN6200LE

    I have set up several dual monitor systems but can't seem to make this one work. From what I've read, it should be as simple as installing the card and attaching one monitor to the the VGA and the other to the DVI using a DVI to VGA adapter. I've done this and only one monitor will work....
  • Forum Thread: Dell Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT Problems

    I have a Dell XPS 630i with dual Dell Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT video cards. One of the cards has died, I have my system running off of the other one. Can I buy a different brand card and the system work as dual ? What I mean is the good card is a Dell Nvidia Geforce 8800 GT Can I buy a evga or other brand...
  • Forum Thread: PCI Express x1 Video card not working

    I am trying to upgrade my Vostro 400 with a new video card, and when I change out the old card and reboot, I just get the 6 beeps that the POST video test failed. I can remove both cards and run off of the onboard or put both old and new cards in their slots, the old is a PCI Express x16 and the computer...
  • Forum Thread: e521 no longer recognizes PCIe x16 slot - or onboard video keeps taking over

    I have a 3 year-old Dimension e521 w/ AMD athlon 64x2 3800+, 2GB RAM, nVidia 6150LE chipset (and onboard gpu) The computer shipped with an ATI Radeon x1300 256MB pro gpu (PCIe x16) which worked fine until . . . . After rebooting last month, my screen remained blank. I panicked until I realized I could...
  • Forum Thread: Does the dell optiplex gx620 support pcie 2.1 graphics cards

    I just bought a dell optiplex gx620 desktop, i know that these computers are a little older but i am on a budget, i want to be able to play at least some moderate quality games so i am considering buying a new graphics card but most of the cards i have looked at have pci-e 2.1. i have heard that a pci...
  • Forum Thread: Making a GTX 460 work?

    I recently purchased an XPS 8300 to replace a system that met with a sudden end. Very shortly before getting the XPS I had purchased an Nvidia Geforce GTX 460 (mostly for gaming and rendering programs) so I tried to put in into my XPS and it will not work. Has anyone else had this issue and is there...
  • Forum Thread: Need A New Video Card For Gaming On Inspiron 530s

    I have a few games that need a better video card than the one installed on my system already. I don't really know what cards would work well with my system. The requirements are for a 256MB NVIDIA 7900 or a 256MB ATI X1900. If anyone can tell me which of these 2, or a better one, would work, I would...
  • Forum Thread: Can the Dell Studio XPS 9100 video card be upgraded???

    Hello Everyone! Does anyone know if the Dell Studio XPS 9100 video card can be upgraded ? I am planning on purchasing this desktop (for video editing and digital pictures); however, I do not know what are my options.. Any help would be deeply appreciated! Thanks..Vince
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 8300 and Gigabyte Radeon 7950 3GB GDDR5

    I have seen other posts on the forum that state a Radeon 7950 video card is compatible with a XPS 8300. I purchased this card for this reason, yet I am having no luck installing it into my system. Here is what I have: Dell Mobo 0Y2MRG w/ Core i7-2600 Cooler Master 650W PSU 16GB Corsair Vengance...
  • Forum Thread: HD Radeon 4870 with XPS 420

    Hey all. I have an XPS 420 with the 425 Watt Power Supply it came with. It's a Q9450 Core 2 Quad @ 2.66ghz and 4gb of Ram. I have 2 6pin power connectors, and one pci express 2.0 slot. I currently have an ATI Radeon 3650 Graphics card which just isn't cutting it. I'm looking to...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro 430 Graphics Card Upgrade

    Hi, I have a question about the changing my video card in my old (well not that old) discountinued Vostro 430. It has a PSU of 350 but I bought a GeForce GTX 650 (because who reads instructions ?!?) which says it requires a PSU of 400. Can I get away with using a 350 for a while until I buy a 400 PSU...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension E520 Power Supply Unit and Video Card Upgrade

    Hello all, I have a compatibility question on an upgrade I want to do Computer Info: Dimension E520 Intel Core Duo CPU 6400 2.13 Ghz 2Gb Ram 750Gb HD total internal and 1Tb external HD 4 PCI Express Ports (all used) nVidia GeForce 7300 LE (Stock card) TV Tuner Linksys Wireless Card Firewire card...
  • Forum Thread: Recommendation request for Vostro 220 Video card upgrade

    I am looking for some video card upgrade advice for my new Vostro 220. My current system is a dual core E7300 @ 2.66GHz w/ 2gb DDR2 RAM. The PSU is a default dell 305w with 18a on the +12v rail with no pci-e power cable. I have an upgrade available already in the form of a Corsair VX450W that provides...