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  • Forum Thread: Random Reboot Dell 570 with new ASUS Radeon HD 7750

    Hello everyone, I've been trying to diagnose this problem all weekend with google searches and this forum comes up a lot so maybe someone can help. I bought a Dell Inspiron 570 from a friend last year at a very good price and has been running perfectly until I recently installed a new GPU. Here...
  • Forum Thread: Geforce GTX Titan for XPS 8700

    I'm thinking of purchasing an XPS 8700, does anyone know if I can use a Geforce GTX Titan graphics card in a XPS 8700. Mark.
  • Forum Thread: Display adapters

    I have a Dell XPS L502X using windows 7, and it has two display adapters listed - an intel one and a NVIDIA GeForce 525M. I understood that the system would choose which driver to use in order to save power but it never uses the NVIDIA driver, even when I set that as the global default in desktop, and...
  • Forum Thread: Dell T3500 Blinking Amber 1-3 (4x) issue

    I have a problem with my Dell Precision T3500, the issue is that whenever I try to start the computer the power button it blinks amber 4 times and gives the number code 1 and 3 however it does turn on after a while. I assumed that it was something to do with the motherboard hwoever I am not sure since...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 660S – Can upgrade the Video Card to NVidia GT660 improve font clarity?

    Hello sir, I have recently bought my dell inspiron 660s desktop. It has NVIDIA gt 620 1 gb graphics card. But this graphics card is not sufficient for me to play games like Crysis. So i need to update my graphics card. But i came to know that only graphics card of low profile can be used. Can you...
  • Forum Thread: HEEELP!

    Hi all. Just a really weird one. I was given a Optiplex Gx620 *Desktop Version (the slightly smaller than tower) and I wish to put a new Power supply in, a little better would be good so I can get a little better graphics card. It currently has only a 280watt PSU and On-Board Graphics. This...
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 430 Freezes at Windows Logo

    Computer has run great until a few weeks ago. It totally froze after some idle time. i rebooted and everything was ok. Then it started to happen more regularly and I had to really play with it to boot up correctly. Finally, I backed everything up and did a complete reformat. I went from 32 bit to 64...
  • Forum Thread: Need help updating an old Dell dimension 2400

    My laptop just recently fried its motherboard :( It's a very tough time financially, and although I work on the computer from home I don't know very much about hardware. I have an old Dell Dimension 2400 with the following specs Computer: Intel (R) Celeron(R)CPU 2.20 GHz 2.19 GHz, 640 MB of...
  • Forum Thread: Studio XPS video card and PSU upgrade

    I need to upgrade my video card and PSU, and have been considering the XFX HD-577A-ZNFC Radeon HD 5770 and Rosewill Green Series RG530-S12 530 W. Could anyone tell me whether these will be compatible with my current system and each other? System specs: Dell Studio XPS 435MT CPU - Intel Core...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 8300 Black Screens

    Not really sure where this post belongs, but my brand new XPS 8300 began black screening the day I got it (4 days ago) when trying to run World of Warcraft and Star Wars: The Old Republic. The game loads, I will log in and begin playing. Anywhere from 2 minutes to 25 minutes from logging on my monitors...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 8300 very noisy

    Hello Last week I bought a XPS 8300 with 12GB RAM, nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti. I'm quite happy with the PC, except for the noise. I think is a little noisy when I'm surfing Internet and the like, but when I start a game then it's like being inside a plane. I installed CPUID to see...
  • Forum Thread: Video card for my Dell XPS 400

    Hey guys, My question is what type of video card can i get that will play Diablo 3 decently... theses are the supported graphic cards http://us.battle.net/support/en/article/D3supportedvideo . I don't have the money for a new computer so i am kinda stuck with my dell XPS 400. My service tag number...
  • Forum Thread: dell xps 9100 freezing(HELP!!!!)

    hi guys, i own a dell xps9100 bought back in jan 2011. and of course is out of warranty currently. my key specs are: i7 930 2.8ghz 5870 radeon creative audio sound blaster sound card 12gb ram i have been experiencing screen freezing issues for 2months now. sometimes BSOD, sometimes...
  • Forum Thread: Dell 690 and gaming?

    Hi, so I've been searching for ways to turn my dell 690 into a gaming computer I have yet to see anyone do it I am very new with computers but i do know basics and most components. Please help me on how to go about this and how to even begin my limit is about $500. Yes I am a noob
  • Forum Thread: New XPS 8300 and standbye mode

    Hi all I bought new XPS 8300 last week. Configuration: INTEL CORE I7-2600, RAM 8GB, 2TB HD, Video 1 GB NVIDIA GEFORCE GT 530... Im working with PC without any problem but after using standbye mode my desktop is without Icon and Start/ Programs without any Icon. After new restart no problem to...
  • Forum Thread: Quick question about upgrading PSU and GPU in Inspiron 530 (not s)

    Hi, I've been researching all night about which PSU and GPU is the perfect upgrade for me. Before I click the buy button, I would just like to double check and make absolutely sure that they are compatible with my system. PSU: So far, I've found an Antec NEO ECO 520C that seems to be...
  • Forum Thread: dx4870 i5 Trouble installing new graphics card

    I recently purchased a PNY NVIDIA GeForce GT 630 Graphics card, but whenever I load the computer with it in the slot, the monitor cuts black. There doesn't seem to be any otion in the Dx4870's bios in regard to switching graphics to PCI. Built in is Intel HD graphics. The Card I got is basically...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 530

    I recently purchased a new XPS8500 and have installed a new psu and gpu. My question is whether or not I can take the stock 450w psu and Radeon 7570 gpu which I removed from the XPS and install them in my Inspiron530 that is running Windows 7? It would be a nice upgrade from the 9500 GeForce that's...
  • 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 Reply: Re: dx4870 i5 Trouble installing new graphics card

    Zexaku I recently purchased a PNY NVIDIA GeForce GT 630 Graphics card, but whenever I load the computer with it in the slot, the monitor cuts black. There doesn't seem to be any otion in the Dx4870's bios in regard to switching graphics to PCI. Built in is Intel HD graphics. The Card I got...
  • Forum Thread: Graphics Card Update For XPS 8300

    I currently have a ATI 4650 but im planning to buy a 550ti or a 560 both are under the max power of the PSU the pc has, but from experience has anyone tried to upgrade your graphic card into one similar maybe the ATI 5670?
  • Forum Thread: Can I change my Dimension 9200 from 32 bit to 64 bit?

    I have bought Windows 7 Ultimate. Can I change the operating system to 64 bit without changing any hardware? Is there any advantage in doing this? What do I need to do to instal Windows 7. My Dimension 9200 came with Media Centre Edition 2002. I have no disks, the machine did not ship with any...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading a Dell XPS 420

    Hello, I am looking to do an overhaul and update a few components of my Dell XPS. What I am looking for is a good list of current components that are compatible with the Dell XPS 420. I am looking to update the video card, power supply, optical drive (blue ray), and possibly cooling fan (bigger better...
  • Forum Thread: Two Old Dells....What to do with them? Music producer maybe?

    I have two old Dell Computers one has a Pentumn 4 Processor and 324 Gs of space total, but I only have 125g's left, but I can wipe it and make it blank. I have another one with 50gs total and 20 gs left, and it has a Intel processor, low grade. I want to make a decent computer for beats...
  • Forum Thread: dell inspiron 531s processor upgrade

    can you plz give me a link to a power supply and a link for a AMD Athlon 64X2 Kit, 6000+, 3.0G, 2MX2, Dual Core, 89 Watt brisbane. i need help on finding a power supply for this processor. i need a processor and a power suplly compatible in an insiprion 531s PLZ HELPPPPPPP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!