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  • Forum Thread: Upgraded video card in Inspiron 660 not working?

    Okay, so I slapped a new Gigabyte Radeon HD 6670 in my brand new inspiron 660... and nothing. Windows 7 doesnt recognize it at all. So I figure, bad card.... send it back, get a new one, plug in new one, nothing. Can't be two bad cards in a row I'm thinking. Any ideas? Help?
  • Forum Thread: AGP video card upgrade black screen of death

    Hi I have a gx270 slim I am attempting to upgrade with an ATI Radeon X1600XT-256-AGP I disable the intel driver go to add remove programs and remove the driver. Turn off do a basic video card installation procedure including hooking up the new 400w power supply I got for this card and no matter what...
  • Forum Thread: Dell xps 8500 replacing GPU

    I have a dell xps 8500 and I'm thinking of upgrading my GPU from my radeon hd 7570 to a MSI GTX 670. However I have been hearing things about the bios not working with some graphics cards. My bios version is Dell Inc. A09 If anyone could tell me if this GPU will work it will be much appreciated.
  • 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: Upgrading video card Dell Dimension 8400

    I would like to upgrade my video card in my Dell Dimension 8400. I currently have an ATI Radeon X800 256mb. My current RAM is 3GB. I am looking to run some of the latest games at a good frame rate and do some other video projects. The X800 I currently have is starting to show its age. Some games won't...
  • Forum Thread: XPS-700 Video Card replacement

    I need to replace the nVidia GeForce 7900GS video card (due to "0x---0EA theard stuck" blue screen error messages) on a XPS-700 that is out of waranty. I am using Windows XP-Pro and have no plans to update to Vista. I have not opened the cabinet but according to the Owners Manual the system...
  • Forum Thread: ati radeon hd 5800 replacement?

    I have a sudio xps 435t/9000 desktop? With a ati radeon hd 5800. I want to keep this computer a little longer. I would like to improve it with a new card. It would have to have direct x11 with monitor resolution 1920 x 1080 at least. any suggestions?
  • Forum Reply: Re: Vostro 230MT REPLACING MY GRAPHICS CARD

    DELL-Amogh G Hi captnawful, Vostro 230 MT is shipped with the power supply of 300 Watt. However, nVidia Ge force 8800GT has the minimum power requirement of 400 Watt. You may need to upgrade the power supply. You may purchase the 4 pin to 6 pin PCI-e connector, please refer to the image below:...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 755 Graphics card update???

    Hi all, I want to upgrade my Optiplex 755's graphics card so that I can play some of the more recent games which require more powerful hardware. I have trawled the internet for possible solutions (Thank The Emperor for Wiki and user forums :) and have noticed there are a few issues with Power supply...
  • 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: Dual Monitors on a Vostro 200 Slim using ASUS EN6200LE

    I have set up several dual monitor systems but can't seem to make this one work. From what I've read, it should be as simple as installing the card and attaching one monitor to the the VGA and the other to the DVI using a DVI to VGA adapter. I've done this and only one monitor will work....
  • Forum Thread: What determines compatibility when choosing a video card?

    I have looked quite a bit here on the dell forums for information on what determines compatibility when choosing a video card for your computer system. What I would like to do is consolidate and articulate this information in one forum so that anyone could use it to determine ALL cards that would be...
  • Forum Thread: Does the dell optiplex gx620 support pcie 2.1 graphics cards

    I just bought a dell optiplex gx620 desktop, i know that these computers are a little older but i am on a budget, i want to be able to play at least some moderate quality games so i am considering buying a new graphics card but most of the cards i have looked at have pci-e 2.1. i have heard that a pci...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 8300 and Gigabyte Radeon 7950 3GB GDDR5

    I have seen other posts on the forum that state a Radeon 7950 video card is compatible with a XPS 8300. I purchased this card for this reason, yet I am having no luck installing it into my system. Here is what I have: Dell Mobo 0Y2MRG w/ Core i7-2600 Cooler Master 650W PSU 16GB Corsair Vengance...
  • Forum Thread: Dell OptiPlex 745 SFF Nvidia Quadro NVS 285 issue

    Hi, I have a Dell OptiPlex 745 Small Form Factor. It is running: Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate SP2 - 32bit Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 Intel Q965 Express Chipset Nvidia Quadro NVS 285 128MB 1GB Samung DDR2 667MHz x2 500GB Hitachi Deskstar BIOS REV 2.6.4 Dell Power Supply 275 W I have a problem...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro 430 Graphics Card Upgrade

    Hi, I have a question about the changing my video card in my old (well not that old) discountinued Vostro 430. It has a PSU of 350 but I bought a GeForce GTX 650 (because who reads instructions ?!?) which says it requires a PSU of 400. Can I get away with using a 350 for a while until I buy a 400 PSU...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension C521 Video Upgrade Question?

    Hi, I recently purchased a Samsung Series 4+ 430 it is a 43" inch plasma TV with two HDMI ports, and 1 PC connection . Long story short I would like to install a video card on my Dell Dimension C521. Preferably a video card with an HDMI port so I can browse the internet on my new TV. I am...
  • Forum Thread: Nvidia 7200GS and Optiplex GX280 mini-tower - will it work?

    I've just purchased a Nvidia 7200GS 256Mb PCI-e card online for my Optiplex GX280 mini-tower (3.0Ghz P4, 80GB SATA, 1GB RAM) , which I believe has a 250w PSU. I see Nvidia's recommended minimum is a 300w. Can I get away with this? Or am I asking for trouble?
  • Forum Thread: GX270 boots and loads OS but screen is black

    Hi, I Recently installed a DVI graphics card in order to be able to use 2 monitors at the same time with my Dell GX270. After changing the setting of windows so that the DVI will be the primary monitor, i tried to reboot but both screens are black. The computer boots, loads windows XP and works (I...
  • Forum Thread: Video Graphics card compatibility with Dell Inspiron 530

    Would a Nvidia Geforce 6200 512MB AGP card be compatible with a Dell Inspiron 530?
  • Forum Thread: Conflicting numbers for 8500 and video cards

    How is it that the XPS 8500 comes with a 460 watt psu and the 7770 card is rated for a minimum of a 500 watt psu? Dell doesn't show a different psu that can be included. Also, any details or real world benchmarks on the 7570? What's better, 7770 or GTX 560 se? One last thing, overclocking...
  • Forum Thread: GTX 480 video card defective ? Replacement card compatibility ?

    Hi there, The Geforce GTX 480 video card in my Aurora ALX (built in 2010) system is causing problems. I think it is broken and I do need to buy a replacement. (Two Questions at the bottom of the following text…) Some time ago I started having random crashes and reboots, and/or the error...
  • Forum Thread: Help with a Inspiron 530s (slim case)

    I'm looking into upgrading my Inspiron 530s for better gaming (I've been told that it was a bad choice of computers, especially for gaming, but it was cheap and I can't take it back now). I've been trying to decide between a few graphics cards the best low profile cards I have found are...
  • 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: XPS 720 videocard upgrade. Can I install a Radeon HD 6870?

    I've had my XPS 720 for about 4 years now. I had it built (back then) strickly for gaming. I've recently started playing Star Wars The Old Republic online, and am having problems with choppy, and laggy video. My internet connection was good, and my FPS was good as well. I upgraded the memory...