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  • Forum Thread: DIMENSION 8400 HAS FLATLINED! – Mobo, PSU, or Power On/Off Switch??

    I have been reading numerous posts here about various problems with 8400s, and many, many responses/answers (from prolific posters such as Bev, Robin, etc.), but I have yet to find any with the same symptoms I am experiencing – or, I should say, have experienced. For the last six-months-to...
  • Forum Thread: Dello Vostro 200 CPU

    I have a dell vostro 200 with a G33M02 motherboard BIOS 1.0.16. the current CPU is an Intel Celeron 420 (1.6GHz, 800FSB, single core). i want to upgrade to an intel celeron E3300. i have found a few compatibility charts but most seem to be outdated and dont have this processor listed. it is listed on...
  • Forum Reply: Re: 3.4 Ghz Pentium 4 Extreme Edition Processor's BIOS Compatibility

    EDIT: I have now checked my motheboard, and I have found that its revision number is not one supporting the Intel Extreme Edition P4 @ 3.4 Ghz or 3,2 Ghz for that matter. In fact, it does not even support Prescotts. It would, however, handle Northwoods. Again, on the intel website, P20 or higher is...
  • Forum Thread: HELP! Zino HD dual core motherboard

    I have a Zino HD dual core and need a new motherboard - the HDMI cable was somehow zapped during a power surge and ruined the video output jacks on the motherboard. The question is: are all Zino HD motherboards the same? All of my components work (processor, fan, mxm card, memory, etc) and I ordered...
  • Forum Reply: Re: g2 stepping cpu into g1 stepping board / am2 socket / e521

    Is processor stepping backwards compatible.? Same scenario to use as above, looking for answer. Is a G2 stepping board and processor able to use an older G1 processor and vice-versa.
  • Forum Thread: Making sense of CPU & Motherboard part descriptions

    I am trying to plan out potential upgrades to my system (an Inspiron 530 purchased in March 2009). Viewing my system configuration, the part descriptions aren't the type of info I'm able to "interpret".