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  • Forum Thread: Questions about upgrading my Inspiron 570 desktop.

    Hello everybody, With the release of Titanfall I wanted to upgrade me computer to be able to play the game. My graphics card is ok and I know how to get the RAM, I have 4GB and may be getting 6GB. My question is about my processor. I know to run the game I should get a new CPU. The motherboard I have...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading My Dell Inspiron 570 Desktop - CPU

    I own a Dell Inspiron 570 and really want a new processor for this thing because it is pretty slow. It currently has an AMD Sempron 140 [2.7GHz] and want to upgrade to an AMD FX-8150 [3.6 GHz, 8-cores]. I dont know much about the "am2" or "am3" stuff so I was wondering if it would...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 531 upgrade

    Hi all, I want to upgrade my Dell Inspiron 531 desktop. I would like to add more RAM, a better processor and update the OS to either windows 7, or 8.1. I would like to know what the best way to increase the performance of my machine would be, and importantly if any upgrade would actually be worth it...
  • Forum Thread: Need Help With Pc UPgradation!!!

    hello guyz! i am new to this forum, i am not sure that i have posted in the right section or not? so i beg your pardon. well the the thing is i have a dell optiplex 210L Desktop PC. It has Intel Pentium 4 640 3.20 GHz Prescott Processor. what i want to know is, can i upgrade my processot to core 2...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 540 Power Supply Help

    I'm getting a Sapphire 5570 video card and an Intel Q6600 processor for Christmas and was wondering if my 350w psu would be enough for that If it's not can anyone give me any recommendations?
  • Forum Thread: XPS 8500 6 pin power connectors

    I've been told that the XPS 8500 does have two 6 pin pcie connectors. However, I was unable to find them. Can someone tell me where to look? I'm thinking about upgrading my current video card AMD Radeon 7570 to a GeForce GTX 660 here . Thanks.
  • Forum Thread: Dell 745 C2D RAM upgradation

    Hi All, I have a Dell 745 C2D desktop and i am not a tech guy. My son needs a video game. My office technical support advised me to upgrade my Home Dell 745 system. Can I upgrade the same system to 2+2+2+2 = 8GB Ram DDR2? OR Can I upgrade the same system to 2+4= 6GB Ram DDR2? What is...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading Dell 8300 Dimension

    Is it possible to upgrade the hardware/software running XP in the Dell 8300 Dimension to run Windows 8. Is it worth the cost?
  • Forum Thread: New to PC and need help caring for my computer

    Hello, I was a Mac user and bought a XPS One 27 with Windows 8 (not Pro). The computer already crashed on me (Dell had to send me a USB key and re-install Windows 8). I lost all my content. My fault, I should have backed up. So, I'm sure I did something wrong. I mean, computers don't die...
  • Forum Thread: Error: Alert! Previous attempts at booting this system have failed at checkpoint [nnnn].

    Please help this has been happening for a while now. I dont know what is causing it. It has been a month or so. Alert! Previous attempts at booting this system have failed at checkpoint [nnnn]. For help in resolving this problem, please note this checkpoint and contact Dell Technical Support —...
  • Forum Thread: Can I Install a Custom PSU ?

    I have a Dell Precision T3500 and would really like to Install a new graphics card but the system requirement dont match that with the system.. and it is that the graphics card needs a 450W PSU with a 6 pin connector and the T3400 has a 375W PSU with no 6 pin connector... so my question here is if i...
  • Forum Thread: Hard disk image and drivers

    Hello, I have two servers, one in a Dell Dimension 9150 and the second in a Dell precision T3400. Some days ago the Dell precission was infewcted with virus. Once I removed all the virus the computer was not working properly so I decided to create an image from the other sever (Dell Dimension 9150...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Optiplex 990

    I've heard from reviews that the Dell Optiplex uses a standard ATX motherboard. Is this true or does Dell still use a proprietary motherboard? Also, is it as quite as the Optiplex 7xx series? I owned a Dell Dimension 4500 in the past and it had a pretty loud fan. I wish Dell had more information...
  • Forum Thread: google plus

    I heard that dell was thinking about using Google plus for support i think this is a great idea. The video chat feature would be like text support on steroids, making it a lot faster and easier to find a solution to your problem copy and paste this in a new forum if you think dell should use Google plus...
  • Forum Thread: Remove Vostro 220s motherboard

    Hello, I have a Vostro 220s with all the original parts and components and now I wanted to pass these parts to a bigger cabinet, since it's hard to find components for slim towers, so I can upgrade it. The problem is, I can't remove the motherboard. I followed the steps on the guides 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: What newer processors and graphics cards does the Dell XPS 430 motherboard support

    So currently I have this system: Case: Dell XPS 430 Barebone black Motherboard: Dell XPS 430 CPU: Intel core 2 quad 8400 @ 2.66GHz GPU: Inno 3D GeForce GTX 460 1GB RAM: 8GB And I was wondering can I replace the CPU and Graphics card with something like a Core i5/i7 and a GTX 560-580...
  • Forum Thread: Installing an ASUS motherboard in a Dell XPS Gen 5 chassis

    Hi, I very recently bought a new motherboard for my xps gen 5 desktop but when I took out the old one I noticed it was attached to a removeable portion of the case. This removable portion does not fit my new motherboard however all the risers that can be found in the case are on it. It attaches to...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 400 Uprgade.

    OK let me ask this in a different way. I have a Dell XPS 400 with 1GB of Ram. How much Ram can you stick in a Dell XPS 400 and what type? I cant run 'Dell's analyze' to get the answers I need. I realize I need to upgrade from Xp but I cant if I just have 1 gb of Ram. Win 7 would dog this...
  • Forum Thread: AM3 compatibility on dell dimension c521

    Hey everybody i have a dell dimension c521. I know its old and i was just gonna build another computer because i didnt want an old am2 processor in my c521. But i was thinking about upgrading it and from what i heard u can run an am3 processor on an am2 mobo with a bios update. So i was looking and looking...
  • Forum Reply: Re: CPU Upgrade for Optiplex 755 - Core 2 Quad?

    Cheers Kisianik. I do a bit of gaming Plus Im a power freak, im just trying to achieve max power and performance, I just love upgrading to the max. Thank you for your answer, is it possible you could answer the other questions about memory bandwidth? Im worried about the BIOS downclocking the memory...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 570. i want to upgrade it for best gaming experience!

    i would like to upgrade my inspiron 570 for a better gaming experience but i'm new to this kind of things so i would like to know the best compatible equipment for my computer like the processor, RAM, video, and audio cards any help will be much appreciated.
  • Forum Thread: Need Help with Upgrade Inspiron 530 Desktop

    Hi I am palnning on upgrading my stock inspiron 530 desktop. I am looking for the best Graphics Card that goes well with an Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 3.16GHz CPU. My mother board is a 0RY007. Also i dont want to upgrade my stock PSU(300w)w. I have heard that the ATI Radeon 5670 cards are good...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrade Dimension 8400 to Windows 64bit ..either Vista or 7

    So this is what I want to do.. I have a Dimension 8400 that I'm trying to upgrade to Windows 64bit ... So I'm planing on buying: - Either windows Vista or 7(64bit) - Replace my ram with two of these " Kingston 2GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Desktop" -I...