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  • Forum Reply: RE: XPS 8700 Motherboard Ram Upgrade

    Run "CPU-ID" & save the report. You'll never wonder what is in your box again. Along with your motherboard mfg/model, and all the other hardware, it tells you the max capacity of memory your motherboard will accept, including the mfg the associated specifications for each of the 4 slots...
  • Forum Thread: A CPU Upgrade for the Dell Optiplex 745 Desktop with Dell Motherboard ORF702?

    I need to upgrade the Intel Core Duo E6400 CPU in my Dell Optiplex Desktop PC for a Dell ORF702 (microprocessor) motherboard. & Please let me know if this upgraded CPU will significantly increase the Windows 7 Experience score rating from a low 5.3 I'm using this for 3d Playback & 2D to...
  • Forum Thread: What is the fastest processor I can use in my Dell XPS 400, DXP051 motherboard

    I currently have the Intel Pentium D 2.8 Ghz processor that came with my computer in 2005. I bought an Intel Pentium D 3.4 Ghz (see info below) on ebay but I got an error message when I booted my computer saying "incompatible processor detected". Is there something that I can do to fix this...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 540 - Motherboard/CPU/GPU Temperatures?

    Hi all, I have a Studio 540 Mini-Tower, full spec is: Q8200 @ 2.33GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HD, XFX ATI Radeon 5850 PCI-E Graphics Card, CORSAIR 620W PSU (I added the Radeon 5850 and 620W PSU myself a few weeks ago). I am concerning about the temperatures my motherboard and CPU are reaching since adding...
  • 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: Dell 690 Xeon 5150 Compatability

    Hi, A couple of questions: 1. I have a Dell 690 with Xeon 5150 1333FSB LGA771. Can I use a 5150 processor from a Dell Poweredge 2950 (which has exactly the same specs as the one in my machine) as as second processor. Using CPU-Z to look at the info on the CPU in the 690 and it reports the following...
  • Forum Thread: inspiron 531s upgrade

    can someone please give me a link to get the fastest brisbane amd athlon 6000+ 3,0ghz that is compatible to the inspiron 531s. andi would also like to know the highest watt power supply topower this cpu. i would like links to heatsinks that work the best. and i need all these for my dell inspiron...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading Dell Dimension E521 BIOS (New processor recommended by Dell)

    I recently bought a new processor recommended by a Dell support agent. I bought an AMD Athlon 64 x2 dual-core 5000b processor. It isn't awesomely snazzy or anything but i need serious help or I am going to cry and have another meltdown. I just ruined my motherboard and another is on the way. How...
  • Forum Thread: Stuck in an upgrade problem. Help!

    Hey guys so my computer was getting really old and I wanted to upgrade it to a core i5 which cannot be done without a motherboard upgrade. My current motherboard is the Field Dell Precision WorkStation 380 with the intel glenwood i955x. I understand this cannot run the i5 processor so I would like to...
  • 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: Dell Precision 370 P4 670 SL8PY & SL7Z3

    Hi all, I'm planning to upgrade my old desktop Dell Precision 370 P4 3.2 GHz (500 series) to the limit of this mobo - P4 3.8 GHz (670). Having read the forum and googled on internet, I am still couldn't find a piece of information whether Dell Precision 370 supports SL8PY or SL7Z3. Any...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 320 + E6700 @2.66 GHz FSB1066 runs stubbornly only on 2GHz

    I successfully upgraded from E2160 to E6700 however it will only runs on 2GHZ as opposed to 2.66GHz. Is it because of the RAM? Why is the RAM just single channel? Turning ON SpeedStep in BIOS made no difference in term of CPU going over 2GHz. Latest BIOS updated. Attaching CPU-Z screenshots. Anyone help...
  • Forum Thread: KeyBoard Fails in BIOS ,Dellgx270

    I had Disassembled my DELL GX270 , because of some coldness on Mainboard , i heated up each part of CPU , i assembled PC , switched it on , it worked well , on windows , but i was unable to interact in BIOS A07 version , My keyboard is not working in BIOS , i changed keyboard to PS2 from USB , still...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension 4600

    Hi, My Dell Dimension 4600 didn't save cmos setting after i turn off power. Any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance. Hope to hear from you soon. Thank you.
  • Forum Thread: Upgrade processor or motherboard on Dell Vostro 230 Mini Tower

    I have a Dell Vostro 230 Mini Tower, and it currently has the Intel Pentium E6500 processor. I would like to upgrade to something better, because my current processor does not meet the minimum requirements of some games I would like to play. I was wondering which processors I could upgrade to? I know...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 410 processor upgrade question

    alrighty, heres what I got Stock Powersupply running at 375w 6GB DDR2 RAM ATI 5670 Saphire Radeon 1GB GDDR5 2 Sata Hard Drives 2 DVD Drives 1 TV TUNER Intel Core 2 duo E6400 (2.13ghz) heres my question, Im lookin into upgrading to a qx6700 or q6700 (both the same prices...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading CPU

    I am wanting to upgrade my cpu without upgrading my motherboard. My system configuration is: Windows Vista Ultimate (build 7100) Dell Inc. Inspiron 530 Board: Dell Inc. 0RY007 Serial Number: ..CN7360479G02B8. Bus Clock: 200 megahertz BIOS: Dell Inc. 1.0.5 09/14/2007 1.60 gigahertz Intel Celeron...
  • Forum Thread: CPU upgrade Optiplex sx280

    Hi, I want to upgrade the CPU of my Optiplex sx280. The motherboard is a 0U2313. The current CPU is an Intel Pentium 4 2.8 GHz 520J (SL7PR). I have tried to replace it by a Pentium 4 3.6GHz 560 (SL739), but it's not compatible with the motherboard. Which processors are compatible with the )U2313...
  • Forum Thread: Identify MOBO A10385-406

    Help, I'm trying to identify a motherboard that I have. It was taken out of the case a long time ago and the case was discarded (as all Dell cases don't leave enough room to expand excessively, a cheap $20 non-proprietary case always fixes that!!). The AA number (as suggested by Intel to...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Blinking amber LED just won't quit - 5150

    Hi, I've got same problem last year. First of all you have to check CMOS battery. If battery is OK you have to check power supply. You may use tester or even better you may temporary replace it with good working one. If you steel have problem you definitely have problem with...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dimension 8400 Processor & Motherboard

    Bev, What is the link for the alternative cooler that you were describing above? I can't seem to find the link anywhere on the page or forum.
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex GX280 Amber Light after Processor Upgrade

    Hey everyone, I know that the GX280 is an old system, but I needed a desktop so instead of buying a new one I decided to upgrade this GX280 which I had laying around. So far, my upgrades include: 2x 1GB PC-4200 RAM, and NVIDIA Geforce 8400GS PCI x16 Graphics Card, overclocked a little... : ) My next...
  • Forum Thread: Cpu upgrade

    Hello I have a dell dimension 5100 and I just recently bought a Intel Core 2 Duo Retail Boxed E7200 Processor - 2.53GHz, 3MB Cache, 1066MHz FSB, 45nm Wolfdale from Amazon and after reading some dell FAQs I have gotten a little bit scared and sketical about seeing if my motherboad and bios are compatible...
  • Forum Thread: Need a New Processor Afraid to Fry My Motherboard

    Hey guys I need a new processor real bad I attached a file of my system specs my delema is that I wanna get a much better processor than a single core 2.01 GHz yes sad I know but I am afraid to fry my motherboard because it is rather small and is already running a 1bg graphics card and I just don't...
  • Forum Thread: DELL Dimension C521 - Small Form Factor CPU Installation

    I am having great trouble installing the processor onto the Motherboard. I have bought a Brand New Motherboard as the other one burnt out. The Processor is attached to the Heatsink and I can't seem to get it in the slot without bending the pins and lifting the lever! Is there a special technique...