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  • Forum Thread: Want to upgrade processor and ram XPS ONE 27 (2012 model)

    Hey I bought an entry level XPS ONE 27 in 2012, thinking the low end should be equivalent to my old iMac, not so much. But It hasn't bothered me too much, until now. It's too slow. How fast of a processor, and which processor can I upgrade to? And what ram should I use and what is the max...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 8500 HDD Upgrade to SSD

    Hello, I have a XPS 8500 desktop computer that came with a Msata 32 GB and 2 TB harddrive. The 2TB drive recently failed and I need to replace it. Is it possible to upgrade the HDD to a SSD for the operating system and then add an additional HDD for storage? I figure since I need to replace it I...
  • Forum Thread: Video card upgrade for XPS 8300 Desktop

    I'm looking to upgrade my video card if possible. I've been doing more gaming on it lately. When I check the min. requirements for most game it's always the video card that seems to not be good enough. Sometimes the game still runs though. Anyways I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions...
  • Forum Thread: I have to unplug my desk top or a few minutes before starting up computer in order to use it.

    Hi, recently i was downloading a BIOS update that had failed on my Dell optiplex small form factor, WIN 7 64 bit desktop. After removing the motherboard battery, changing bios sata operations to AHCI. I was able to get to my user profiles. Now everything i shutdown/restart, the monitor goes off with...
  • 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: xps400 i want to upgrade compatible power supply

    ive had this machine since day one 10 years ago. i dont have the money to buy what i want just yet. i really want to find a power supply that will fit in my case but is an upgrade to what i have. i believe mine is out. the power button blinks an amber color. a few years ago i added a 500g harddrive plus...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading my Dell Inspiron 620 (Help!)

    Hi, Okay so i want to consider all my options before potentially upgrading / buying a new desktop. My current spec: GPU: Geforce GT 530 CPU: Intel Core i5-2320 3Ghz Memory: 6Gb ram Windows 7. Ideally I'd like to run a Titan graphics card or a 680+ with at least 8Gb ram (which my current spec is...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 600 (Need the best for my XPS)*

    Hey, I'm new to this forum and new to building/upgrading computers. I have a Dell XPS 600 as is with no upgrades as of now and I want to modernize this computer to become a gaming center especially. I've been doing a lot of research and I'm nearly ready to begin working. My last step is...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Optiplex 745 Hard Drive Upgrade

    I own a Dell Optiplex 745 Desktop which has an 80GB pre-installed hard drive. I would like to upgrade to a new hard disk with bigger capacity. Is it possible since it is an old desktop? Can the desktop support SSD?
  • Forum Thread: problems with my new processor for my dell dimension 3000

    when I put my new CPU into my dell dimension 3000 it doesn't load the bios, it turns on automaticaly and stays in sleep mode, but when I put the old one back in it works perfectly fine.
  • Forum Thread: Dell Xps 8500 GPU upgrade.

    Hi, i've had my Dell Xps 8500 for nearly 5 months now, i've been playing games at low settings with my GT620. I was wondering if it would be possible for me to upgrade to a GTX 650ti or a GTX660 without replacing the 460 Watt PSU?
  • Forum Thread: Upgrade Dell Dimension 2400

    I have recently inherited a Dell Dimension 2400 and I want to know if it would be worth my time upgrading it to play a game I have. The specs of the machine are: Windows XP RAM: 256mb (I know this is nowhere Near enough) Processor: Intel Pentium 4 The graphics card is just the one supplied...
  • Forum Reply: Re: I keep getting a blue screen that says Hardware Error / Memory Parity Error - how do I fix this??!!

    dellboy Hi, thanks for your help, but when I click on the Drivers and Downloads (in How to run the Dell Diagnostics) - this message appears: Sorry, an error occurred while processing your request. Anyway, my computer keeps freezing and I have to turn it off and on all the time, and a few times...
  • 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: Replace Dell Inspiron 660s Case?

    I would like to replace dell inspiron 660s case because the power supply cant be upgraded. Is there any case to replace to the dell inspiron 660s case?
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 9150 NIC Issue: Limited Connectivity after XP-SP3 (fresh)

    Dimension 9150 Service #: < ADMIN NOTE : Service tag removed per privacy policy > NIC: Intel PRO/1000 Original Issue: - PC got a spoof anti-virus, window components were damaged. - I did not have the original restore disc and have not created one. --- Tried to use same OS install...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 530 RAM issues

    I have a Dell Inspirion 530 desktop that original came with 2g of RAM, I bought 2g more of RAM in the form of 2 1g sticks. When I install the sticks into the available slots it causes my wireless card to turn off. The computer recognizes the RAM, and shows it on the system screen as having 4g, but says...
  • Forum Thread: f_panel pin outs

    Model DCSLF Vostro 200 Slim Tower...am replacing mobo and f_panel connector doesn't match new mobo. I'll replace the 10-pin berg connector (which is only populated with 3 pairs) with singles but the manual doesn't detail what wire colors provide what function. I don't have original mobo...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio XPS 8000 Wifi and Audio Problem

    I bought this Dell Studio XPS 8000 back in 2009 and had no problems until now. I did upgrade the graphics card and power supply to an AMD Radeon 6770 and a 500W PSU. Other than that, the cpu is still an Intel i7 860, 8GB of Ram, etc. The problem is when i first boot up my computer and I start to play...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 560 Graphics Update

    Hello, I'm curious to know if the 'GeForce GTX 650' will fit and work on the Dell Inspiron 560. To Note: Width 11.2 cm Depth 14.5 cm Minimum 400W or greater system power supply (with a minimum 12V current rating of 20A) Thanks for all and any help!
  • Forum Thread: I want to update the graphics/video card on my Inspiron 530

    So let me start off just by saying i have no clue what i am doing so im open to suggestions. Im currently using a dell inspiron 530 and i just recently decided to upgrade its graphics/video card so my games would look a little smoother but i have no idea what to buy or how to install it if i buy one...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading Inspiron 660s GPU

    hello. my inspiron 660s in equip with Nvidia GT620. I want to ask, can i upgrade to a better GPU to be put in my unit? I yes, what are the most suitable GPU? also considering i'm changing my tower as well to fits bigger hardware. Thanks in advance :)
  • Forum Thread: Video Card upgrade for Inspiron 537s

    Hi, i am looking for an upgrade for the Dell Inspiron 537s for christmas, i need one that has a low profile. The specs for my current video card are below Display Devices --------------- Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 210 Manufacturer: NVIDIA Chip type: GeForce 210 DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC Device Key...
  • Forum Thread: WIN XP Home - Medial Player 11 will not play dvd

    Hi, I just finised a fresh reinstall of XP Home on my E521, NVIDIA Ge-Force 6150LE, NVIDIA 430/410 Serial Controller ( if those numbers help?) , I updated to the MS Media Player 11 and for some reason it will not play store bought DVD? I get a message about lowering my video resoultion, which I tried...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Upgrade possibilities for 7 year old Precision 360 ?

    Avideo, What a coincidence! I'm actually upgrading a Precision 360 from 512M to 2.5G of memory. This customer is a musician who normailly does sound editing, watches videos on Youtube.com and uses Corel Draw v.11. Since his memory upgrade I'm installing Ubuntu GNU/Linux (v.12.04.1_i386) with...