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  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension E520 Memory Upgrade.

    Hello I have an E520 Running Windows & 64bit. 2 of the 4 Dimm slots are non functioning on the board. According to the manual i can only have up to 1gb per slot. I currently have two 2gb sticks in the functioning Dimm slots. My question is could I put two 4gb sticks in to replace the two 2gb ones...
  • 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 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: 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 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: Dimension 4700 upgraded but wont play HD streaming without lag

    Hello, I recently formatted my Dell Dimension 4700 and reinstalled WinXP. The computer is a P4 2.8ghz with 4g ram. I also installed a Nvidia Geforce 210 1gb. With my video card plugged into my 32" TV via HDMI, My wifi adapter is picking up 35MB per sec. My bios is fully upgraded. Though my youtube...
  • Forum Reply: Re: How to overclock Dell Dimension E310 GPU

    I added an SSD and it helps great for the e310. Newegg has 1gb ddr2 x1 cards for $70, but right now I use the X1 slot for a USB3 card. I see one can order 400 watt ps with it for factor for $30, google. I have another desktop and two laptops though. Perfect for web surfing.
  • 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 Thread: Upgrading GFX card in E520

    Hi everyone, I have a Dell Dimension E520 and want to upgrade my gfx card. The trouble is, I'm not sure which cards this system will support. Can anyone help me out - which is the best card I can get for this system? I was hoping to get something like an ATI Radeon 4670 but don't think...
  • 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 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...
  • 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: Swap out Dimension 2400 Mobo

    I've got a Dimension 2400 I got back on '04. The girl's been good to me; I've taken good care of it, and in return I've gotten no issues. I've upgraded it with a Pentium 4, more memory, hard disks, and an NVidia Geforce FX 5500. However, it's dated horribly. While it runs...
  • Forum Thread: how do i safely uninstall driver updates?

    I installed several recommended driver updates to my Dell Dimension DE 051 the other day. The last of these drastically slowed down my system startup time, and I want to revert my system to the way it was. On the Dell Drivers and Downloads website the driver filename was "R96614.EXE"...
  • Forum Thread: I need help please, URGENT

    Hey, I really have to make it clear in my head and to get a good answer quickly. I have a Dell Dimension E520 and I want to upgrade it a bit so I can use it as my last PC for home work. I want to upgrade the graphic card because it seems like there is none. Would this graphic card be compatible...
  • Forum Thread: Processor Upgrade Question

    I have a Dell Dimension 2400 that I've been upgrading recently. I want to upgrade the processor to the one that is a Pentium 4 @ 3.06 GHz with 512kb of cache, a 533 MHz FSB and hyperthreading. I've managed to find it (I looked at some other posts and people were having trouble) and I installed...
  • Forum Thread: (HELP) Old Stock Standard Dell Dimension E520 Upgrade!

    Hello, I have an old Dell Dimension E520 Stock Standard with the standard Nvidia 6150 LE graphics card in it and am looking to upgrade a few things to increase gaming capabilities. I know I want to upgrade the Power Supply and Graphics Card but im not a huge tech guy and im not sure where to find all...
  • Forum Thread: Getting back to the beginning

    When I first received my machine (Dim E310) ... there were several Dell applications on there to handle some of the Dell specific service and upgrade requirements. From what I can remember, this would check the Dell site every so often and look for Dell specific upgrades, similar to what the Windows...
  • Forum Thread: Possible PSU Upgrade on XPS 720 H2C

    The 720 has a Dell N1000P-00 PSU. I have measured the dimensions and counted up the various connectors and there seem to be a few replacement options out there, for example the AX1200i Digital ATX . However, the 720 has some Dell version of the nForce 680i LT SLI(C55P) motherboard which seems to require...
  • Forum Thread: Graphics Card and Psu Upgrade

    Hi Everyone, I have a Dell Dimension 5150 and i am looking to upgrade my computer with a new graphics card and psu. I have found a graphics card you can see it here: http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/graphics/ati-radeon-hd-4000/hd-4850/Pages/ati-radeon-hd-4850-overview.aspx it requires 450w ...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading the CPU in the Dell Dimension 8200

    Hello I was wandering if it was at all possible to upgrade the Processor (CPU) on my Dell Dimension 8200 Desktop PC? I know that it is currently a 2.00GHZ Intel Pentium 4 Socket 478 Processor but would I be able to upgrade this to 3.00GHZ Processor that is a Socket 478? Also hwo would I do this...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading Dimension 4550 - Hard drives? Video card?

    Hi, I have a Dimension 4550. I'd like to connect it to my TV and use it as a media player and also a media server for the other computers on the network. Two things: 1. I'd like to install two 1TB SATA drives. The 4550 has IDE, not SATA. If I get an IDE to SATA converter cable or a PCI...
  • Forum Thread: Add new video card to an old Dell Dimension 2400?

    I'd like to add a new GeForce 6200 video card to my Dimension 2400. http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3301409&CatId=319 My Dimension has three free PCI card slots and the GeForce 6200 card I'm looking at is PCI (not PCIe, which wouldn't work...
  • Forum Thread: Advice needed - upgrading Dimension 4400 Pentium 4

    Hello everyone! I really don't know where to start as I've never really done anything more than upgrading my RAM. My Dell is becoming rather obsolete and I would like to improve its performance. Over the years I've upgraded the RAM (to 1GB), CD/DVD and harddisk. I would like to take...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading a Dell Dimension 2400...

    Dell Dimension 2400 desktop PC. I would like to upgrade it, specifically to use as my music-production workstation. It is a stock 2400 (Pentium 2), upgraded to 756MB ram... Obviously if I'm going to be running MIDI devices thru the PC, I need to upgrade my ram, and therefore I must upgrade my...