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  • 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: Adding 2nd video card to Vostro 200 mini tower for 2nd monitor

    Hello, I am trying to add a second monitor to my Vostro 200 mini tower. I know the built in graphics adapter does not support dual-monitor output so I purchased a cheap VGA PCI card (ATI Rage XL) since the setup is just for work-related use. After installing the video card, the whole boot process...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 790 PSU, Video Card, PCIe Questions

    Hello, I've got some questions about attempting to install a graphics card into an Optiplex 790. The card I am looking at is an AMD FirePro v3750 to be used mostly for CAD work in SolidWorks and Inventor. First off, the 790 came with a 265W PSU (listed as Minitower Standard). The card recommends...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Optiplex 7010 with Zotac GTX 660 Ti, no video output

    OK, I have solved the problem. I had to change the following BIOS settings to allow the GTX 660 Ti board to operate. General Advanced Boot Options X Enable Legacy Option Roms Secure Boot Secure Boot Enable X Disabled After making these two changes, the GTX 669 Ti video board now...
  • 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: 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 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: 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: please help me about Can I use 8800gts 512 display adapter in precision 390 ?

    I bought a 8800 gts 512 and installed in precision 390 ,but can't display anything in my monitor. please help me precision 390 can supper 8800 gts 512 display adapter ? Thanks.
  • 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: 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: (Solution) 2 ATI Radeon 3870 HD in CrossfireX, Windows Vista 32, XPS 630i

    ive had to do this twice now in the last few weeks. success on both times. i have the original drivers saved for future mishaps. here is what i do for this. i have an xps630i, windows vista 32bit with two(2) HD3870 in crossfireX (not hd3870 X2, this was my problem for a wile. not knowing that X2 was...
  • Forum Thread: Replacement Video card for Dell 340 Precision workstation

    Replacement Video card for Dell 340 Precision workstation Hi guys, I would like to replace the video card in my Dell 340 Precision workstation to run on Windows 7. I believe it is an AGP slot but more than that I do not know. Is it feasible to slot in a Radeon card (Amazon - Sapphire 11167...
  • Forum Thread: Dell dimension 8300 I have adjusted the virtual memory

    Please help My current setup is as follows: Dell dimension 8300 with pentium 4 hyperthreading running wing windows 7 sp 1 4gb memory with gigabyte Hd4650 agp graphics card. Since adjusting the virtual memory my pc has gone really slow? What should this setting be or leave it just to be monitored...
  • 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: pci-e ati graphics card conflicts with pci ati graphics card?

    (this is a double post to general hardware - just trying to reach out to as many people as possible!) hi everyone, i'm trying to get two graphics cards into my desktop, but am having trouble getting both cards to be recognized at the same time. has anyone had this problem, and found a solution...
  • Forum Thread: pci-e graphics card conflicts with pci graphics card?

    hi everyone, i'm trying to get two graphics cards into my desktop, but am having trouble getting both cards to be recognized at the same time. has anyone had this problem, and found a solution? any ideas much appreciated! here's the situation: relevant aspects of my computer: dell...
  • Forum Thread: Will the Dimension 1100 Support Dual Monitors?

    I have a Dimension 1100 and want to use dual monitors. Does the onboard Video for that PC support multiple monitors after adding a Video Card to one of the PCI slots? Or do I need to get two Video cards and disable the onboard video? How do you disable the it, the only options in the BIOS are Auto and...
  • Forum Thread: e521 no longer recognizes PCIe x16 slot - or onboard video keeps taking over

    I have a 3 year-old Dimension e521 w/ AMD athlon 64x2 3800+, 2GB RAM, nVidia 6150LE chipset (and onboard gpu) The computer shipped with an ATI Radeon x1300 256MB pro gpu (PCIe x16) which worked fine until . . . . After rebooting last month, my screen remained blank. I panicked until I realized I could...
  • Forum Thread: Install problem PCI video card in Optiplex 170L

    OS: Windows XP BIOS settings--Integrated Devices PCI slots enabled When Primary Video Controller is set to AUTO and PCI video card is installed: I have no video output from either the on board or PCI video card When Primary Video Controller is set to ON BOARD and PCI video card is installed...
  • Forum Thread: PCI Express x1 Video card not working

    I am trying to upgrade my Vostro 400 with a new video card, and when I change out the old card and reboot, I just get the 6 beeps that the POST video test failed. I can remove both cards and run off of the onboard or put both old and new cards in their slots, the old is a PCI Express x16 and the computer...
  • Forum Reply: Re: e521 no longer recognizes PCIe x16 slot - or onboard video keeps taking over

    As far as my knowledge goes i would suggest that you have to reheat the integrated Nvidia chipset (it must control the pci-express socket and the secondary video card and ton of other shits). That would probably solve the problem. Try it, solve it and buy me a bear :)
  • Forum Thread: inspiron 531 pcie card not detected

    Hi guys hope you can help my 531 stopped working on boot one morning, was running but no monitor power on. tried onboard monitor connection and that works, my still fitted 8600gt card still in slot but not showing on device manager, just the onbard vga adapter showing. tried updating video drivers...