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  • 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: Upgraded PSU, lost video

    While trying to get a few more years out of a Dimension 4600 (integrated graphics), I upgraded the power supply with a PC Power & Cooling Dell compatible PSU. Upon restarting the PC, I have no video. The 4 diagnostic lights indicate a "possible video card failure." I checked all cable connections...
  • Forum Thread: AGP and Internal Graphics on a Dimension 4600

    Hello. I have a dimension 4600 with internal graphics. I was recently given an AGP graphics card that goes onto the system board.I installed the 2nd card (RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP) hoping that I could connect a mointor to the internal graphics and another monitor connect to the AGP card. Once in installed...
  • Forum Reply: Re: No video after inserting new graphics card

    Yes it's compatible. "try loading drivers for new board, then power down, switch boards, and re-start." I tried and it still isn't working. Thank you for your help though. I guess I have to return the card. Now I have to pay to send back the card that Dell recommended I...
  • Forum Thread: Video Card

    Hey I have a Dell Dimension 4600 with the 3.06 Ghz processor and 3 gbs of memory. I just added a 1Tb hard drive (Seagate Barracuda). I wanna update my video card so i can hook up my tv to my computer and watch blue rays. I know nothing about video cards but i do know my system needs a AGP card which...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 4600(AGP) Upgrading

    I need advice on good upgrades. i'm planning to get a new video card and i'm having a hard time choosing the right one. i currently have a Gainward 64mb(agp). I'd like to ba able to play online games and the 64mb card does not do it right. I also would like to add more RAM is their a limit...
  • Forum Thread: Service pack 3 problem

    System: Dell Dimension 4600, Dell Flat panel monitor 1703FP HAS, operating in analogue format, and ATI Radeon 128MB 64bit video board Before I downloaded service pack 3, I could operate my monitor in portrait format but now it will only operate in landscape format. If I go to the ATI symbol in the systems...
  • Forum Thread: NO VIDEO AFTER UPGRADE - Definitive answer???

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  • Forum Thread: What version of AGP does a Dimension 4600 use?

    Thanks in advance for any help. Here's my situation: I need to replace my video card, and I'm looking at the market for a mid-range AGP card to fit in my Dimension 4600 (obviously microATX). I found a 7300GT, but the slots on the card look much different than my AGP interface. The specifications...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 4600 video ugrade

    I have a Dimension 4600 p4 2.6ghz that I would like to upgrade in order to convert video to dvd's. I currently have integrated video and 512mb ram. I have a 250w power supply. AGP slot is open as well as PCI. Looking for good video card that I could upgrade to based on processor speed and obtain...
  • Forum Thread: Dell 4600 and Radeon XGE1300

    Installed a VisionTek Radeon XGE1300 into a Dell Dimension 4600. The monitor blinks blank and then back on. It does not blink on the desktop only view. I am told by Radeon tech support that there is an issue with the 4600 and the 1300. This new card does allow me to run TrueSpace, where I could not before...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension4600 new monitor problem

    Hello. I’m not sure if this is the right place to post as I can’t find any forums that specialise in my particular problem. I’ve just bought a 22” widescreen LG monitor and at its optimum resolution of 1680 by 1050 it works great BUT with one irritating problem. When I’m...
  • Forum Thread: shader model 2

    I bought the new sims3 for my granddaughter it load up ok put I keep getting a error message device 0 video card does not support at least shader model 2. Please up grade your card. I have tried to upgrade my card with download but have not had any luck. I have a dell dimension 4600, with Window xp professional...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dimension 4600 / HD 4350 AGP Issues

    I just read on another post: "Started research online as to what could be the problem. We stumbled upon the review on amzon . It seems the old Intel 865G motherboard that is present in the Dell Dimension 4600 does not understand the new DDR3 cards (or DDR2). The next morning we called the technical...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 4600/nvidia geforce fx 5200 card problem?

    I have a 4600 with a nvidia geforce fx 5200, running XP. in the last week or so I've been having video problems, where short horizontal lines appear randomly on the screen, and the screen will occasionally blank out. I thought it was the monitor at first, then became suspicious of the video card...
  • Forum Thread: How to Connect a TV to a Dell Dimension 4600

    I have a Dell Dimension 4600 it has the following connections: S-video center/LFE connector(marked in yellow) surround connector(marked in black), line-out connector(marked in green), and a line in connector(marked in blue). Currently the line-out connector...
  • Forum Thread: Using a Slingbox to view US TV in Moscow, Russia

    My Slingbox Pro is installed in Tulsa, OK. I am using Slingplayer to view my US cable TV in Moscow, Russia. I am using a Lynksis WRT54 wireless router in Moscow. My desktop computer is running Windows XP-SP2 for my slingplayer and it is hardwired to my router. I have a 64MB GeForce4 MX420 8xAGP Graphic...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 4600 video color loss

    Trying to correct a problem with this Dimension 4600 - I am getting no red in the color mix. I have tried 3 video cards (2 AGP 8X and a PCI) and 2 monitors, all work great with other systems but the same results with this unit. The operating system (XP Pro w/ sp3) has been re-loaded and the video drivers...
  • Forum Thread: Need assistance with Video hookup on recently aquired Dimension 4600 with N1707 Video Card

    I was just given a Dimension 4600 desktop that has a N1707 video card installed in it. I don't know what cables I need to properly hook this up to my VGA monitor. Could anyone give me some guidance? I attempted to get some info from the Dell upgrades and parts area but no info was available. I noted...
  • Forum Reply: Re: THE VIDEO CARD DISSCUSION THREAD! Its time that someone made this thread! Please post and join the discussion!

    I want to share that I got 2 Radeon HD 4650 AGP (x8) 1 GB DDR2 cards working in our Dell Dimension 4600i computers. I wanted new AGP video/graphics cards for my kids’ Dell 4600i P4 computers running XP SP3. For every person that reports a problem, there are far less that reports success, and...
  • Wiki Page: ethernet controller

    I have reciently reinstalled windows xp home on this computer and after the instalation checked divice manager and have gotton rid of all the yellow question marks except the one about the ethernet controller. where can i get this. I have gone through all of dell website and the web site driverdownloads...
  • Forum Thread: What Do I Do After Installing A New Hard Drive In My 4600 Dimension?

    I just installed a Western Digital hard drive in my 4600 Dimension and now I don't have a clue of what to do next. I thought you could just insert the CD's with all of the drivers and everything would work but boy was I wrong. It kept saying to hit F2 or F12 to boot but nothing happens. I did...
  • Forum Thread: Problem installing a XP on new hard drive

    This is probably not the right place to post this, but here goes. I have a Dell Dimension 4600. I need to install XP on a new hard drive using the original Dell reinstall disks. My problem is that the serial number sticker is worn off of the tower. I cannot install XP without it. Is there a solution...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 4600 non start due to motherboard problem?

    Am new to this forum and this is my first post, so here goes ..... Machine - Dell Dimension 4600 3.0 GHz 800fsb 1MB cache - purchased July 2004 Was operating very, very slowly, tried registry cleaners etc etc. No improvement. Opened case found it full of thick dust particularly around...
  • Forum Thread: HP Color-LJ 2840 conflict with USB jump drive...

    The HP-2840 is connected via one USB rear port on a Dell Dimension 4600 desktop, .... (running Windows-XP w/SP3) ...but when the printer is powered up & ready to print.... If a USB jump drive is plugged in the one front USB port, then a popup msg is on Computer screen stating the USB drive is not...