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Q: Compatible?

I am computer illiterate, can run & use general programs but dont understand the technical jargon and have the following system (Belarc Advisor Info):- Intel Celeron 667MHz, 20Gb HDD, 256MB pc133 SDRAM, FDD, 52x32x52 CDRW, Windows 98SE, Broadband ADSL. My question today is: Can I upgrade to Windows XP Home Edn? Can I put in a DVD Burner? Can I put in an AV Capture Card? I would like to transfer Analog Video Camera Tapes to DVD including editing etc. Could someone please advise what extra memory, hard drive space, processor speed i would need? Thanks.

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A: Compatible?

Can you upgrade to XP Home?
yes, it will most likely run but will seem pretty slow considering the cpu / amount of ram you have.

Can you install a DVD burner ?
Absolutely, should run just fine with what you have.

Can I put in an AV Capture Card?
Most likely yes, but considering the amount of cpu speed/ram you have, I don't think it will function very well. ( I am not up on video capturing etc..)
any converting of video to DVD require lots of cpu / memory ( the more, the merrier)

I can offer many suggestions of what you should get, but I have no idea what budget you're on.

2.5 Ghz or faster
1 gig memory
80 gig + ( the bigger the better )

good luck
Swiper

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I have an old Compatibles by Compaq scanner/keyboard that worked with win98, but I can't seem to get it to work with XP.
It's connects thru one of my serial ports. Does anyone know how to or if it can work with XP?
 

A:[SOLVED] scanner/keyboard - compatible/not compatible with XP?

see if they put out drivers for xp
i had to replace my scanner because of no drivers for xp
 

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I've decided to try my hand at building my own PC. I intend it to be a medium - high end gaming computer. I've got everything figured out (at least I hope) I'm just wanting a second opinion about my choice of motherboard and CPU. I'm pretty sure they are compatible, at least in theory, I was just wondering if anyone had any first hand experience with them, or any advice for me. Hey, if you feel like it, recommend something bigger and better. I have a pretty good budget for this (within reason of course, nothing too outrageous).

CPU : AMD Phenom X4 9950 Quad Core Processor 2.60GHz, 4MB Cache, 2000MHz (4000 MT/s) FSB, Agena, Retail, Socket AM2+, with Fan (http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4016668&CatId=3496)

Motherboard : FX nForce 750a SLI Motherboard - NVIDIA 750a SLI, Socket AM2/AM2+, ATX, Audio, Video, HDMI, DVI, PCI Express 2.0, Gigabit LAN. S/PDIF, USB 2.0, eSATA, RAID (http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3930721&CatId=13)

One big question I have, however, is whether a GeForce 8800GT graphics card with its super long design would fit correctly or at all in that motherboard. The 2nd PCI-E slot has to be the first one used, so I couldn't put it in the top slot. I think it would fit, but not quite sure.

Anyways, thanks in advance to anyone who takes the time to have a read through this, and an extra thanks to anyone with any advice or comments.
 

A:Compatible, or not compatible, that is the question.

why can u not use the first slot? the only problem should be with the case. put the mem. in before u put the video card in.
 

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Hi All

Quick qn: I presently have an external 7 port USB 1 device connected to one of my USB ports which works just fine. However, believe it or not I often now find myself unpluging certain devices etc and really want them all connected. I have a new mp3 player for my recent b'day and have no free slots. So, the qn is this - is it OK to purchase a USB 2 7 port hub and connect this to one of my USB ports to expand connectivity etc???

John
 

A:USB 2 compatible with USB 1 ..???

I think it too will need to be connected to a USB 2 card to run at the faster speed. As they are supposed to be backwards compatible, I would think that you can connect it, you just won't see the 2.0 advantage.
 

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guys, good day! im about to reformat a pc with win 7 and i would like to confirm first if i will be having problems with its drivers. it is a ECS P4M900T-M2 motherboard with a Tul Corporation, Radeon X300SE Ram. Got those specs from Speccy. Thanks in advance!

A:is this compatible?

Run the Free Download PC Upgrade Advisor Windows 7 Hardware Programs Issues

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Will this PSU: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=130111769478

support this graphics card: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Inno3D-8800-G...oryZ3762QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

?

Thanks,
-UNR3ALXV
 

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Hey guys,
I know no one knows everything that is compatible and not, but hopefully all of you put together can pick up most of these items. Hope its not to many, just if u know any that are compatible or arent just leave a message thanks - Link below is a picture of all the hardware i am going to purchase to make and go with my computer. Thanks guys!
(click to zoom in if you cannot read it)
http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i9...mycomputer.jpg

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can a motherboard that supports a 64 bit processor that is 3.2 GHZ support a prcoesssor that is the same except 3.0GHZ even if it is not listed in the CPU support area?

the items in question are:

http://cgi.ebay.ca/INTEL-PENTIUM-4-...878516666QQcategoryZ80143QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
http://cgi.ebay.ca/VIA-P4M800-Penti...6880076321QQcategoryZ1244QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
 

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I have a line on a few sticks of ram, the part # is KTM4982/2G , and I was wondering if it is compatible with my PC? My PC model is an Acer Aspire AST671-EP820A. I am not sure if the sticks of ram are specific to a brand or model of computer, and I am hoping I am able to add 1 or 2 of these sticks to my own comp.
 

A:Compatible ram?

Try here if in UK click on Scan My System

http://www.crucial.com/uk/store/drammemory.aspx?cat=ram&gclid=ckez3riwy5icfr46eaodjx40yq

Here if USA Scan My System

http://www.crucial.com/
 

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Hi -- this is a similiar question to a few minutes ago -- is there a way work with a doc file on the Works program?
 

A:.wks and .doc compatible?

My mistake ; I ran Works WP, then chose File -- Open -- All Files. In passing I noticed that you can do tables in Works WP, but when I opened the Word doc it all looked pretty shabby. As before, I'd suggest OpenOffice.

Rgds,
Andy
 

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I bought this HDD: CAVIAR GREEN 2TB 64MB 7200 SAT
It arrived to day, but when I put it in, it couldn't be found in either windows 7 or BIOS. I tried using the cables for my primary HDD, it still couldn't find it. So it's definitely the HDD. Is it possible that my motherboard isn't capable of recognizing/using the device? I got my computer 3 years ago, however I'm not sure the make/model of my motherboard. Or is it just a faulty HDD? Thanks.

A:HDD not compatible?

Maybe this screenie will help?

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I just got 2 2gb sticks of Balistix Crucial. Can I still fill my last two dimm slots with my old RAM? 2 1gb sticks of OCZ. They are both 800mhz pc6400. The crucial RAM has CL-4-4-4-12. The ocz RAM is 4-5-5. My mobo guide says to use the RAM with the same CAS Latenc. Which number is the CAS Latency? My bios says its the first number, the 4. So far no problems with this setup but ive only had it for an hour or two.
 

A:Compatible RAM?

You need to check the maximum amount of RAM supported by your motherboard.

And yes, the first number in the timings is the CAS latency.
 

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I'm upgrading my current PC and I want to make sure that everything I chose was the best and also compatible. If anyone has any suggestions on what hardware I should get, please feel free to tell me.

PC Build:

- CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115041

- CPU Fan: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118019

- GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130368

- Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131284

*Note: For the CPU, I know the Extreme is better than the Core 2 Quad but I'm not spending 1K on a processor.
- Also, I'm especially unsure of what motherboard to get that is the best.
 

A:Everything Compatible?

I like this line of coolers over Zalman
http://www.anandtech.com/casecoolingpsus/showdoc.aspx?i=3202
 

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hi there,

im runnin on a old computer i bough 5 years ago and i wanna buy more speed for it. RAM - i need to buy memory. but i really dont know what is compatible for my system. someone told me i need to buy PCI ones.

here are some info bout my mother board and stuff

i am at windows 98 SE - 128 MB RAM - ONBOARD M.B

CPU Properties:
CPU Type Intel Pentium IIIE
CPU Alias Coppermine, CuMine, A80526
CPU Stepping cA2
CPUID Revision 00000681h

CPU Speed:
CPU Clock 601.4 MHz (original: [ TRIAL VERSION ] MHz)
CPU Multiplier 4.5x
CPU FSB 133.6 MHz (original: 133 MHz)
Memory Bus 100.2 MHz
DRAM:FSB Ratio 3:4

CPU Cache:
L1 Code Cache 16 KB
L1 Data Cache [ TRIAL VERSION ]
L2 Cache 256 KB (On-Die, ATC, Full-Speed)

Motherboard Properties:
Motherboard ID 12/14/1999-693-596B-W977-2A6LGM4EC-00
Motherboard Name MSI MS-6199VA (2 ISA, 5 PCI, 1 AGP, 3 DIMM)
any ideas were i can get it from?
 

A:Compatible Ram For My PC???

Yeah, www.crucial.com should have what you need. It uses PC133, not PCI (that is a slot on your motherboard). MSI specifically says this about your ram:
Supports six memory banks using three 168-pin unbuffered DIMM.
• Support a maximum memory size of 1.5GB.
• Support ECC(1-bit Error Code Correct) function.
• Support 3.3v SDRAM DIMM.

More specifically the below:
http://www.crucial.com/store/listpa...(Micro+Star)&tabid=AM&model=MS-6199&submit=Go
 

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So i have a noob question, but im getting quite confused looking at PSU's for my Asus P5Q PRO motherboard.

The manual says it needs a 24 pin main connector and an 8 pin 12v cpu connector.

The pictures on newegg for the PSU's usually just show a picture of the main connector and the cpu power but it just shows a 4 pin, but under "features" it will say either say "1 x 12V(4/8Pin)" or "1 x 12V(P4)" and "1 x 12V(8Pin)" below it.

Do all ATX12V / EPS12V PSUs come with an 8 pin 12v connector or what?

Also when it tells how many rails it has whether it be single or 3 or whatever, what does that mean. I'd like to make sure i get a PSU thats compatable.

Thanks in advance for any help.
 

A:Compatible PSU / P5Q Pro

This one is selling in a combo deal with your motherboard
Combo deal for reference: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.141834
Power Supply on its own: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182069

Note: normally I don't support reply on what to buy, but just found this on a quick search on your motherboard specs
 

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Hey guys, kinda new here!

Im thinking of buying new ram for my VGNFS515B Vaio Laptop.
Just wondering if anybody knows a site where I can find out what ram types are compatable?????
For example, was looking at this one but wasnt sure if it would work!!!!

http://cgi.ebay.com/1GB-PC5300-5400...ryZ80202QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

And if I can replace the ram, is there any down side to using a different ram chip to the one that came with the laptop?

At the moment there are two 512 mb chips in there and I want two cange it to two 1gb chips,

Thanks a million
 

A:Ram Compatible

http://www.crucial.com/store/listparts.aspx?model=VAIO VGN-FS515B&pl=Sony&cat=RAM

Each memory slot can hold DDR2 PC2-5300,DDR2 PC2-4200 with a maximum of 1GB per slot.*
 

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Ok doing a new build. I'm still pretty new at this stuff. Can you give me comments on the pieces I have picked out?

HDD (Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600AAJS 160GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM ) $49.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136075

MoBo (GIGABYTE GA-M57SLI-S4 AM2 NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI MCP ATX AMD Motherboard) $84.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128014

CPU (AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ Brisbane 2.1GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2 65W Dual-Core Processor) $57.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103774

RAM (G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory) $46.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231098

and I'll be running Win XP Home SP2

I'm trying to keep the price as close to $400 as possible, the computer will be used primarily for general internet surfing and office work, no hardcore games. Here's what I know I want for the computer, I need at least one firewire port, and several USB ports, and a graphics card that will handle webcam adequately. Also PC should be able to be upgraded to Vista with no additional hardware upgrades, and am looking for a PC that will last for several years, with upgrading RAM and CPU etc...

I still need a Case, PSU and a graphics card, since the MoBo doesn't have onboard graphics.

Thanks in advance for your replies.
 

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Hey Everyone

I am going to buy this latop from newegg.com http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834215663

(It is a link to the laptop on newegg. It is an Acer Aspire V3-551G-8454 Notebook.)

I want to put in 4GB more of RAM so it has a total of eight, however I'm afraid I will buy RAM that isn't compatible with it. I would like to purchase the additonal RAM from newegg.com as well.

Could someone please help it would be greatly appreciated!

Edit: I have found a 4GB RAM stick that I believe is compatible however can anyone confirm this?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820139355

Thanks!
 

A:Compatible RAM? Help please!

That laptop is listed as having 4 GB of RAM, but it doesn't indicate if it has a 1 - 4 GB module or 2 - 2 GB modules.

You also don't know what DDR3 speed the module(s) in that laptop is.

You should wait until the laptop arrives so you can confirm both of the above.

According to the CRUCIAL site for that laptop, the recommended 8 GB(4 GB X 2) matching modules is:

204-pin DDR3 PC3-12800(DDR3-1600), 1.35 volt, CL=11, unbuffered, non-ECC

The 4 GB module that you selected is a slower speed DDR3 PC3-8500(DDR3-1066).

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I have a dell studio xps 1640 that has a motherboard problem so I want to change it.
The s/n:4YRPCN1 but I want to change it to P743D.is it going to walk?
If not can you prescribe or gibe me the site.thanks.

A:Is it compatible?

If your current board has AMD video, yes it'll work.  If you now have Intel, you'll also need to replace the heatsink assembly (the one for Intel won't fit the AMD and vice-versa) and if you have a 65W power adapter, you'll need 90W or better for the AMD board.

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I'm planning on getting the ASUS A8N-SLI Motherboard. I was also planning on getting Corsair XMS 1 GB. I looked on the Asus website, and this ram is not listed under compatible ram. Does anyone know if it is? All of the specs (Speed, Pins, Dual Channel) are right. Is there a specific problem with this ram. Thanks.
 

A:Is this Ram Compatible?

If you go here:

http://www.corsairmemory.com/corsair/configurator_search.html

and search for your motherboard (the same I have by the way), the XMS ram does come up as being compatible.

Sweeeeeet.
 

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hey im so smart i bought an mp3 player that isnt compatible with windows 7 and im just trying to figure out a way that i can make it work..idk what to do everything including drivers or what not cost money and stuff. im just trying to make this mp3 player work since i spent money on it. is there any way i can make my computer recognize it.

A:usb not compatible

Does the mp3 player have any kind of extension cards, like cameras usually have? (like a SD card for instance)
If so you can just put your songs on that card through a card reader
If not ...it would be much more helpful if you tell us about make and model of that player
There might be drivers out there for Vista or even XP which (with a little luck) you could install in compatibility mode

-DG

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4590S CPU @ 3.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4033 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 210, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 97 GB (25 GB Free); D: 278 GB (30 GB Free); E: 277 GB (33 GB Free); F: 278 GB (59 GB Free); I: 0 GB (0 GB Free);
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., H81M-CS
Antivirus: None
my ques is related to my motherboard : will it support
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL10S-8GBXL???
 

A:RAm is compatible with my mb or not ?!

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hi all, i was wondring why my asus GT 210 silent ,dosnt seen to be working proply ,i contacted the guy i brought it from and he said i was using an incompatable MB ,is this true and how do i fix this?

ASUS M4A88TD-M
AMD black edition 955 four core
4gb kingston ram
asus gt210 gpu (navidia based gpu not compatible?)

(the motherboard has "ati hybrid crossfire,ati hd 4250 onboard ")
(gt220 is driven by geforce 210 engine)
 

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Motherboard Name: Gigabyte GA-P31-DS3L
Current Graphics card: Nvidia 8500 GT

im thinking of purchasing a GTX 260, is it compatible?
 

A:Is my gtx 260 compatible?

Yes. Make sure your power supply is up to the task though.
 

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my pc is dell L566cx, 98se, celeron, 7.5 gigs, 318 ram. i recently installed a 4+1 usb2 pci card. intention is to add a cdrw to the system. i last heard that the benefits of this card may not work with this system. if this is so, can i research that possibility before an investment is made? please advise and thanks.
 

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Can anyone tell me if this would be compatible with my system? im thinking about getting around 3GB RAM as im told vista 32-bit wont truly recognize anything higher. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145172
 

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Hi there, just a quick one,

is this http://www.amazon.co.uk/AMD-Athlon-...1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1304776232&sr=1-1

compatible with this: https://www.aria.co.uk/Systems/Home+and+Office/Green+Systems/Gladiator+Intel+Dual+Core+Value+PC+?productId=37578

 

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at the moment i have a Fujitsu Esprimo E5905 PC running widows XP home edition

A:is my PC 64 bit compatible

No, you have a 32bit only processor...

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I've been looking into building a new rig for some time now. I recently came across an old Antec 300 case lying about abandoned where I work so that will be rescued But I have been looking at the following mobo

Asus M4A87TD Evo AMD 870
and
OCZ Reaper 4GB DDR3 PC3-14400C7 1800MHz Dual Channel

Apparently the motherboard supports
4x DDR3 DIMM 2000(OC) / 1333 / 1066 MHz (Max. 16GB) / Dual Channel
There's no 1800MHz stated, does this mean the RAM won't work (or will work but limited usage)
I'm a noob when it comes to choosing hardware for a rig

A:Compatible RAM?

Motherboard/RAM combinations can be so cranky and finicky that I'd stick to the letter of the ASUS requirements for RAM. I'd avoid 1800. Why take the chance?

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I am finally looking at upgrading to Vista Home Premium since I've heard the reviews of the SP1 fixes.

I'm determining if I should get 32-bit or 64-bit.
Can anyone tell me if my system and programs will be compatible?

I think I answer most of my own questions, please bear with me:

Motherboard: Asus P5B Deluxe
Processor: Intel C2D E6300
Memory: Corsair XMS2 6400 (4GB)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon x1950pro Ultimate edition
Keyboard: BTC 9019urf wireless keyboard
TV Tuner: Hauppauge PVR-250MCE (I checked the site and they have no x64 drivers)

A:Am I compatible?

Hi Rzuffi, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You can check at this link to see if your hardware and software is listed as being compatible with Vista.

Windows Vista Compatibility Center

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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hi ppl...

it may sound strange but does is intel compatible with windows 7? or it is not and Win7 is in the finishing stages? i have been trying to find a way to play a game but it wont work... anyways..
if there is, please list them (if they are any win7 compatible graphic cards)
thnx

A:Compatible or not?

which game, on which intel?

it's all in the details, friend.

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Hey guys! I'm new here and I'm glad to join the community.

This is my first time building my own PC, I've been trying to get the correct parts and everything and pretty much I'm almost done. The only two things that I was missing were a mother board and a RAM. I got this Motherboard: https://wwws.nextwarehouse.com/item/?1604397
and this RAM: https://wwws.nextwarehouse.com/item/?1364512

Are they compatible?

Please let me know if they are or not so I can re-order something else.

Thank you
 

A:Are this two compatible?

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Hi guy's!
I'm about to buy a new PSU, but I actually don't know anything about those things. So I need your help.
I want to buy a cheap and silent PSU, with an output of 400W. I found this one (www.realpower.de/details.php, but I don't know if this fits. And if it doesn't fit, what is the reason.  
Thank you in advance!
Alexander Roos

A:compatible psu

Alexander.Roos
Hi guy's!
I'm about to buy a new PSU, but I actually don't know anything about those things. So I need your help.
I want to buy a cheap and silent PSU, with an output of 400W. I found this one (www.realpower.de/details.php, but I don't know if this fits. And if it doesn't fit, what is the reason.  
Thank you in advance!
Alexander Roos

Alexander.Roos
To answer this, you need to post the computer model.
Bev.

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i just found some Spare RAM that i bought for my last pc.. ( cant remember why i didnt install it..) and tried to fit it into my new pc, however it didnt fit.

So how do you find out which type of RAM is compatible for a certain pc, what infomation do i need to provide to yous guys ? Thanks
 

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Hello, I currently have a single stick of 2GB RAM in my computer. I googled advice on what to look for to know whats compatible, and found one I like on newegg, however I am alittle lost on my user manual, and am wondering if someone can transfer this to english.

DDR2 533/667/800 SDRAM (240pin/ non-ECC) (for 73U/PV)

DDR2 533/667 SDRAM (240pin/ non-ECC) (for 73V)

2 DDR2 DIMMs (4GB max)

That is what my manual says works for my computer, the RAM I want is compatible with the first one. However it is 800 SDRAM DDR2 and I do not understand if I need to pay attention to that second row? Since it does not have a 800 compatibility, only 533 and 667.

I looked up my model number and all the manufacturer site gave me was:

DDR2 Memory DDR2 533/667/800
DDR3 Memory N/A
Memory Channel Single
DIMM Slots 2
Max Memory (GB) 4

Can anyone let me know if the newegg RAM will work?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231122
 

A:RAM compatible?

The 533, 667, and 800 are the speeds it supports, 800Mhz being the fastest supported speed. DDR2 is the type, all DDR2 is 240 pin. Non-ECC means its not Error Correcting Code - its used in servers and workstations but not home system to fix memory errors.

If you want to be sure you buy the correct RAM I wold suggest you visit the website of a memory reseller or manufacturer an use their memory selector to choose the right RAM. Example: http://www.crucial.com/
 

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Frys built my system the specs are : MSI x58 platinum SLI Motherboard, Intel core i7 920 2.66 processor, 6GB RAM, nVidia Geforce GTX260, inside an antec nine hundred case.....


how would i know if this http://store.westerndigital.com/store/wdus/en_US/DisplayProductDetailsPage/categoryID.13095100/parid.13092500/catid.13094900 is compatable?


I think i currently have 2 HDDs atm, they told me one was for the OS and the other for everything else. this is all a little over my head.

also, is this what you guys would get for a gaming rig?
 

A:How would I know if this is compatible

It is compatible, but the ease in setting it up will depend on how Frys setup the existing system. Why don't you just ask them. They should have no problem in telling you what you want to know. They may think you are going to buy the drive at Frys... no need to tell them, unless they ask.
 

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Hiya, i've asked many questions here but i forgot to ask one question which is regarding my old motherboard, I'm giving my Old motherboard to my sister. and she would like to upgrade the graphics card on it. So i ask you today to see if the motherboard is compatible with the graphics card i will purchase. Thanks in advance.

motherboard: ASUS P5LP-LE
Graphics card: MSI GTX 460 Cyclone OC Edition 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI Mini HDMI Out PCI-E Graphics Card.

A:Compatible?

That GPU may be a little to much for that board. Also requires 200 watts of extra power. You be better of with some a little less.

Ken

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Yo Dudes,

i am planning a new build, i have done a bit of research compared some stuff and am quite happy with the mix of hard ware i am about to put down, just i have never actaully mastered "long story" whether or not all of the parts are compatible so i was wondering if anyone could inform me if these parts are fully compatible and fit nicely together

first thought ill list what the rig is for
-photoshop
-performace hungry video editing
-3d modelling
-alot more graphics related crap
-general use of course
-some console to computer video capturing
-some pc games

now for the juciy stuff:

Coolermaster 690 II Advanced, White, Mid Tower Case w/o PSU RC-692A-WNN2
Asus P8P67 Pro Rev3 Intel P67 Express Socket 1155 Motherboard
Intel Core i7 2600K Sandy Bridge *OEM*
Corsair Memory Dominator GT 4GB DDR3 1866 Mhz CAS 9 XMP DHX Fan Dual Channel Desktop
XFX HD 6950 ATI AMD Radeon Graphics Card - 2GB
2 x Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache - OEM
2 - 4 x Lite On DVD Writer, IHAS124-19, SATA, Black, OEM
Corsair Enthusiast TX V2 CMPSU-750TXV2UK 750W Power Supply (PSU)
Corsair H70 Hydro Series CPU Cooler
Black Magic Intensity Pro PCI-e
2 x BenQ G2222HDL 21.5-inch Widescreen LED Back-Light Monitor

that aboot covers it

any tips on improvements would be greatly appreicated

thanks in advance

 

A:Compatible !?

I would recommend an SSD as your system drive. I am looking at this one for a build I am working on for the very near future. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148362
 

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Well I got a Seagate 160GB Barracuda ATA HD. Here's direct link . I have an HP a330n PC. Here's direct link to the Mobo.

The reason I have this question is because on the box it says PATA/100 .. My other drives are SATA I think... I don't know... which is why im asking lol... Thanks
 

A:HDD Compatible with my PC?

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Hi, I just upgraded my computer with a new OCZ 120GB SSD.
I wanted to connect my original HDD, two 500GB WD 7200rpm.
However, when I connect all three hard drives on my mobo, SSD does not appear on bios.
If I connect just the SSD, it shows up, and if I connect just HDD, it shows up as well.
However, I cannot find SSD from boot up priority menu if HDD is also connected.
There are only three choices: HDD, DVD Drive, and Floppy disk... which I do not have.
Is there a problem with compatibility? Or did I do anything wrong?
I didnt mess with any RAID or anything (I dont even know how to.)
Please help! Thank you

A:SSD and HDD not compatible?

You have to be sure that your BIOS sees the drives. If BIOS can't see them, Windows won't see them either.

Once that is done, make sure all your cables are securely attached.
That might seem obvious, but i messed with my brother's computer for nearly half an hour before checking the cables.
Doh! The data cable was uselessly dangling in there.
Amazingly, it worked fine once I hooked it up- ha!

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http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3195317&Sku=B52-8604

too tired to check
 

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Hi All

I'm looking to get some form of network storage that I can use between my PC, Laptop and PS3. I have been looking at Lacie and WD:

http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/128649/rb/0
http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/127255

I have heard poor reports about the WD drive though, apparently there's a supscription needed to access the full remote features!

Ideally I would like around 1tb, but 500gig would do for now as long as I can connect additional hard drives (daisy chain) to the NAS box for extra storage/backing up. FTP access would be useful too so I can access my files anywhere.

Have any of you done similar? Can you provide some advice on the best way of doing this?
 

A:NAS compatible with PS3?

SimpleTech NAS are very stable. WD not a fan of there devices. They just started to sell 1TB units here cheap for $320.

Do you have a router between the PC, laptop and PS3? Not hard to configure the device to the network.
 

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Never built a system before and seeing as I really need a new pc I thought I'd build one to try and save some money. So what I'm interested to know is this all compatible with eachother? And have I missed anything out?

Case
Antec Solution SLK3800B-UK - Mid tower - ATX - power supply 400 Watt ( ATX12V 2.01 ) - black

motherboard
ASUS P5L 1394 - Motherboard - ATX - i945P - LGA775 Socket - UDMA100, Serial ATA-300, eSATA - Gigabit Ethernet - FireWire - High Definition Audio (6-channel)

processor
Processor - 1 x Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 / 2.13 GHz ( 1066 MHz ) - LGA775 Socket - L2 2 MB - Box

graphics card
XFX GeForce 7600GT XXX Edition 256MB PCI-Express GDDR3 TV-Out/Dual DVI Retail PV-T73G-UGD3

HDD
WD Caviar SE WD3000JS - Hard drive - 300 GB - internal - 3.5" - SATA-300 - 22-position plug - 7200 rpm - buffer: 8 MB

RAM
Kingston ValueRAM - Memory - 2 GB ( 2 x 1 GB ) - DIMM 240-pin - DDR II - 667 MHz / PC2-5300 - CL5 - 1.8 V - unbuffered - ECC

Fans
Antec TriCool - Case fan - 120 mm
Vantec Stealth 80mm Silent Case Fan

Subtotal - 564.99
P&P - 8.45
VAT - 97.08

TOTAL - 651.82
It's all from http://www.overclocker.co.uk if you want to check out the details on any of the products listed.
 

A:Is this compatible?

Looks good, Should works just fine. Checked the ram its on the QVL list.
PS may be a little small but It is a Antech so it is true power and should do okay.
 

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I have a fairly modest AMD athlon 2000+ xp 1.67Ghz, with winXP pro SP2. I have 256MB ram, 80 GB hard drive, DVDRW 8X, Acer LCD Monitor etc etc
Philips Ultimate Edge 5.1 Sound card and currently a very basic Nvidia Riva TNT2 64pro video card.

I intend on upgrading the video card to start with and perhaps get another 256MB ram.

I am looking at a MSI GeForce FX5700U-TD128 (128 MB) AGP Graphic Card. Would this be compatible with my PC? And would all of the above with this card be enough to run PC games such as Fifa and Pro Evolution Soccer? Even slightly older versions of the game?
 

A:compatible?

I am assuming that you need an AGP graphics card, since you listed an AGP card as one of your choices.
However, we would need your motherboard info to be sure.

If your motherboard uses an AGP slot, then yes, the MSI FX5700 AGP you saw would be compatible.
The only factor of compatibility in choosing a video card is the interface type (PCI, AGP, PCI-Express).

However, I would recommend that you upgrade your RAM to at least 512MB.
But to be honest, 1GB would be the minimum for any desktop system these days.
You won't get much better performance with a new video card if you don't upgrade your RAM, because with 256MB, your system is barely getting by, even just running day-to-day tasks.

For most people with a computer that still uses AGP, I would recommend the mid-range GeForce 7600GT AGP. This is a respectable mid-range card that would play most games on medium settings, but it would undoubtedly be bottlenecked if installed on your system.
It's hard to find a decent AGP card that won't be bottlenecked by your CPU...
 

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I just bought a new PC that unfortunately does not have enough RAM (512MB instead of 1GB) to run the OS (Vista basic) it came with effectively.

Here are the specs for the machine.

This is the memory it came with: 512MB PC2-4200 DDR2 SDRAM memory 2 DIMM (240-pin, DDR2)
Is there any way of telling if this RAM is compatible?

Memory Size 512MB

Memory Speed 533MHz PC4200

Memory Type DDR2

Memory CAS Latency 4

Pins 240

Thanks for the help,

Matt
 

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Hi, I recently updgraded an old T61 with a Sandisk 128gb SSD (the "PLUS" model). It worked flawlessly for about a month when the error "2100: hdd0 initialization error" started to occur at every startup. As it is my mother's computer I was only able to check a few things from distance, it may be a connection issue or something simple.. But anyway, from what I read it is more likely an incompatibilty with the SSD, so I wanted to know if there are certain hard drives that are compatible for sure, preferably not as old as the laptop itself ( so other than the ones originaly shipped with it). I installed the middleton BIOS on the laptop. I really don't care about storage capacity, 7200rpm would be ideal though. Thanks for you help !Gab










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A:Compatible HDD with T61

Welcome to the forum.
 
This could be a compatibility issue but since the SSD did work flawlessly at first, it's more likely to be an early hardware failure. One way to confirm this would be to put the SSD in an external USB enclosure and then see if it works from that. If it works then there's a compatibility issue. If you still get error messages then the drive has failed and you should return it for a new one.
 
If it does turn out to be a compatabilty issue, go to Sandisk's website and see if they have firmware upgrades for this drive. Make sure you're using the most current firmware level.
 
Generally the SSDs that people on this forum recommend most often are made by Samsung, Crucial and Intel.

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