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  • 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 Thread: Gx280 solid Amber light help please :(

    Hi used a new gx280 about 2years but now it is discusting my pc gives me amber light and fan run like jet but when i restart 5 to 20 time quickly its run as normallY. winodws load and run perfect but few days i had this same problem that it gives solid amber light But fan runs slow..... all devices work...
  • 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 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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Forum Reply: Re: Precision 690 XEON 5160 Dual Core "VT Capable" Capabilities

    The theoretical limit on MAX storage capacity is ultimately determined by the BIOS on which ever storage controller you are using. The original documentation for the DELL Precision 690 said you could install a total of 5 HD’s for a maximum of 2TB worth of “internal” storage. The DELL...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 420 amber light troubleshooting NEED HELP!

    Hi, I've had an XPS 420 for about five years now, with just the hard drive having been replaced about 2 years ago. I've had no other problems with it, but I restarted it for an update, and it won't turn, and inside the tower the amber light is on; also power button blinks amber rapidly. I...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 620 SLIM upgrades and compatability?

    Greetings Dell Community members! I am a proud owner of 3 Dell computers and I am new to this community! I have made this post concerning one of my Dell computers about possible upgrades I can purchase not listed in the Dell shop. My Dell computer is an Inspiron 620S and I do play most of my...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading my XPS 420.

    Hello everyone, I'm new to the Dell community but I have been tinkering with hardware and software for years. The problem I'm having is upgrading my XPS 420, my current spec is: Intel® X38 Express Chipset (Dell BTX) Dell 375W PSU Windows Vista 32bit SP1 4GB PC2-5300 DDR2...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 530 Upgrades needed (help!)

    Simply I want to be able to run Guildwars 2 at higher standards because this graphics card (ATI radeon HD 2400 Pro) is not coping well at all. Firstly would like to say that I do not have a high budget around (£150) for upgrades. I believe my processor is fine : Intel core quad cpu (2.4GHz...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrade PSU on my i570-6990BK

    I would like to upgrade the PSU to 650W, to support an XFX ATI Radeon HD6770, can my Dell i570-6990BK Motherboard handle this upgrade? Here are my specs AMD Athlon II X2 250 Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64-bit SP1 (Build 7601) CPU Arch : 1 CPU - 2 Cores - 2 Threads CPU PSN : AMD Athlon II X2 250...
  • 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 XPS 400 Flashing amber light

    I had to replace the OEM PSU because it was getting the flashing amber light and it is faulty with a Corsair CX 430 V2 430W(tried two different units) and I still continue to get the flashing amber light. I can start the computer up by bridging the green and black wire. But once I remove it the computer...
  • Forum Thread: Need help with Inspiron 620 Motherboard power/reset/led pin config

    I need help with the pin configuration for the Dell Inspiron 620 Motherboard. This is what is looks like: ftp://ftp.dell.com/Manuals/all-products/esuprt_desktop/esuprt_inspiron_desktop/inspiron-620_service%20manual_en-us.pdf There is a diagram of the motherboard on the second to last page of the...
  • 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: 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: Upgrading Dell Precision 380: PSU and Case queries

    I have an old Dell Precision 380 laying around that I'd like to upgrade. I'd like to replace the motherboard/CPU and RAM with some third-party vendor (ASRock mobo) but keep the case and the PSU (as well as hard drive and CD drive). After looking through some of the posts, I have a few questions...
  • 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...