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Which SSD is compatible?

Q: Which SSD is compatible?

If you look at my system specs, I have a Dell Inspiron M731R and I have a wuestion to ask.
I'm thinking of getting a SSD that is 500GB or bigger. I have one but I don't know if it will work. Here is the link:
Crucial MX100 512GB SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" Internal SSD upgrades for Inspiron M731R Laptop/Notebook, CT5400945 from Crucial.com
Is it compatible?

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A: Which SSD is compatible?

Yes, it's compatible. You should be able to install virtually ANY currently manufactured 2.5" ssd or hdd in that laptop.

The only possible problem would arise if the drive you chose was an older 9.5mm thick drive and the laptop was designed for a 7mm thick drive. In this case though, the drive is 7mm thick and comes with an adapter for 9.5mm so it will work in either. Most drives made today are 7mm thick so they will fit modern as well as older laptops.

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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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Hello!
So i want to build a new computer from (almost) scratch, these are the parts i want to put in:
AMD A6-7400K
asus H61M - K
Crucial 4GB DIMM DDR3 1600MHz, PC3-12800 240-Pin, CL11, 1.5V, NON-ECC, 512 Meg x 64
CX430
R7 240

I'm getting these parts from this video:
but i'm changing some of the parts, because (for example) i don't think i need 8gb of ram to play games.

So the questions i have are:
1- Is everything compatible?
2- Does it really matter if i switch the Asus A78M-E for the Asus H61M - K?
3- Is my power supply (CX430) enough for this build? if so, what kind of power supply do i need? because they are very confusing to me.
4- Can i use my hard drive that i use at the moment with a lot of data (it's not old, and doesn't have any defects) or should i use a completely new hard drive (it's kind of the same, but never used) Thanks.
 

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Currently I am in need of an AM3+ CPU for my computer but cannot find one with a good review. AM3+ is compatible with FX, Athlon 2, Phenom and Sempron processors. I am not looking forward to buying a new motherboard as I have just gotten a new one and can't go with a price above $150. Any help or pointers would be great. My PC specs will be listed below in case you may need them:
Motherboard: MSI 970a
OS: Windows 10
GPU: EVGA GTX 960 SSC
SSD: SanDisk 120GB (almost full)
HDD: Seagate 1TB
TP-Link Archer WiFi Card
 

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bleh.. nvmd
 

A:this mem compatible?

Nope, totally incompatible!
 

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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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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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Hello all,

I recently bought an extra 1GB of RAM for my computer after buying a new graphics card (nvidia 8600 GT) as I wanted to be able to play more demanding games. The problem started when Warhammer Mark Of Chaos kept freezing, so I thought I'd upgrade. I got the graphics card, got the RAM installed, but the problem still occurred from time to time. I installed FreeRAM XP which frees up RAM occasionally and this helped a little, but the extra GB of RAM seems to have made no difference.

I read somewhere that although your computer recognises the extra RAM, the motherboard can't use it. Is this true, and how do I tell if my RAM is actually being used or if I've bought a useless piece of kit!?

Thanks.

My specs are:

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System Information
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Time of this report: 10/15/2007, 19:43:28
Machine name: LOWDEN
Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_qfe.070227-2300)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: Dell DM051
BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A05
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.80GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 2046MB RAM
Page File: 306MB used, 3122MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode

I've done the BIOS update, the graphics driver update, the defrag and DirectX update. Games seem to work if I s... Read more

A:Is my RAM compatible?

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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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Is this:

Western Digital Caviar Special Edition 80.0GB Internal Hard Drive
Model: WD800JBRTL

System Requirements
IBM or 100% compatible PC; Windows 95 or later; EIDE interface (40-pin connector); 3.5" or 5.25" drive bay; Ultra ATA-capable system

Compatible with my system? I know for a fact I have an Ultra ATA-capable system but I don't know about the rest.
I have some info down below, but if it's not enough -- ask me what you need and where to get it.
 

A:Compatible?

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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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hello i would like to know if my current gpu and this one would be compatible http://www.amazon.co.uk/Palit-GeForc...eForce+GTX+770 also would this gpu be better or worse than my current one

A:cpu's compatible ?

It'll be compatible as long as you're gonna use a same GTX 770 (eg. sli a EVGA GTX 770 to an ASUS GTX 770)

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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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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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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
 

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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've decided to get my family out of the pentium III age and build them a new computer. I've found most of the parts already, all I need is a CD ROM/DVD drive and a Burner. So can someone please help me find those two things and let me know if the following parts are compatible and reasonable at the price I found them on at TigerDirect.com...

Mid-Tower ATX Case $20
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-Details.asp?EdpNo=2078839&sku=TC3J-4505

Motherboard and Pentium D $110
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3329244&CatId=2235

550 Watt Power Supply $40
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=719600&CatId=1079

CPU Cooling Fan $8
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-Details.asp?EdpNo=2943299&sku=S457-1035

2GB DDR2 RAM $60
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2341730&CatId=2366

160GB Hard Drive $60
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2937363&CatId=2457

512 MB Video Card $40
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-Details.asp?EdpNo=3422416&sku=U93-9004

Ok, thanks a bunch. If any of the links don't work, let me know and I'll try to fix it. Thanks once again!!
 

A:Is All This Compatible??

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Hello,

I've used TechGuy.org before, but mainly for issues with service programs and more detailed problems on the software side of computers - but as I venture out and upgrade/buy new PC's I seem to have missed a sure-fire way to find out what hardware is compatible with what other hardware. Namely the mobo -> graphics card/RAM interaction. I don't know exactly what I have as far as a Motherboard, but I do have information from a common program in CPU-Z, which is as follows:

Mainboard:
---- Motherboard ----
- Manufacture: ECS
- Model: Nettle 1.0
- Chipset: NVIDIA MCP61 Rev. A1
- Southbridge: NVIDIA MCP61
- Sensor: ITE 8726
---- BIOS ----
- Brand: Phoenix Technologies, LTD.
- Version: 5.03
- Date: 3/02/2007

CPU:
---- Processor ----
- Name: AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+
- Code Name: Brisbane
- Brand ID: 4
- Package: Socket AM2 (940)
- Technology: 65 nm
- Voltage: 1.328

Memory:
---- RAM ----
- Type: DDR2
- Channels #: Dual
- Size: 2048 MB
- Frequency: 251 MHz
I was looking to upgrade my NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 (128MB) to a higher series (7's or 8's) of the NVIDIA; preferably 256MB-512MB.

Any good deals would be great aswell, but just common knowledge on what I should look for when buying a graphics card would be nice.

Also, any knowledge on what RAM I should buy to be compatible. I assume any DDR2 sticks should do the trick, but I want to make sure before making a purchase.

Thanks alot!

Zach
 

A:What is compatible with what?

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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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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 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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Hello All,

Just wanted to find out if my computer can handle running two graphics card in SLI Mode?

Any help would be appreiciated or even if any body has any suggestions?

My system specs are as follows:

MOTHERBOARD: Gigabyte GA-EX38-DS5
CPU - Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.00GHz
RAM: 4Gb
PSU - WideTECH 550W (Model - ATX550W)
VIDEO - Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT

I understand that i will have to purchase another 8800 series card.

Thankyou
 

A:Compatible for SLI

No, your board only supports crossfire

http://tw.giga-byte.com/Products/Mo...rboard&ProductID=2761&ProductName=GA-EX38-DS5
 

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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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Planning too upgrade till bulldozer next month,was wondering if anyone could tell me if these components are compatible with an FX-8150?


Any help much appreciated

Asus M5A99X EVO 990FX Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio ATX.. | Ebuyer.com

Corsair 16GB (4X4GB) DDR3 1333Mhz XMS Memory Kit CL9.. | Ebuyer.com

Many Thanks

A:Are these compatible?

It would appear so, the easiest way to be absolutely certain would be to go to asus and check the approved ram list for that motherboard.

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hello,

despite the problems i'm getting with my new computer, (i may have to get it replaced: wait and see), I think Vista is causing some problems.

The reason why I'm in gaming section when normally I'm not, is cause i installed civilization 4 on my notebook. But one of the error messages you get when something has known compatibility issues comes up. I click run program and everything works expect for the options (game settings screen)

does anyone know why.

And please answer this question:

IS CIV 4 COMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS VISTA HOME PREMIUM? IF YOU NEED TO TAKE A LOOK AT MY SYSTEM SPECS, I HAVN'T WRITTEN IN EVERYTHING BUT U MITE GET AN IDEA OF MY NOTEBOOK

thanks

A:Civ 4 compatible?

I had no problems playing Civ 4 on a Toshiba laptop with Vista Home Premium. Just make sure you update Civ.

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Hello, I simply need to find 16gb of ram that is compatible with my motherboard. The motherboard is;LENOVO        SHARKBAY  ES11957710    31900003 STDI need this for a computer at my office, so a quick response would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance,Joe

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I need to burn a data CD in XP so that it will preserve long filenames and extensions when accessed on a Mac. I currently have Roxio Easy CD Creater software installed on my PC, but the last CD I burned did not preserve the long filenames. Any suggestion on how to resolve this? Can this be achieved using drag-and-drop technique instead of using Roxio?

Can anyone offer any suggestion on freeware/shareware that will preserve long filenames when burning a CD? Don't forget that I will be creating the CD in WinXP, but the CD must be readable in both XP and Mac.

Thanks
 

A:XP & Mac compatible CDs

Last time i tried to burn a data cd using roxio 5 dvd edition unregistered, it made the file names all strange, so i used nero 5. Ive also done it using XP burner too.
 

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I am using 4 gb i will upgrade 8 Gb(ADATA 8GB DDR3 1600MHz AD3S1600W8G11-R Laptop Memory)compatible this RAM.laptop this is model number is TMP643-M-32374G32Makk and serial number is[edited for privacy]











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A:Ram compatible

Hello, Your laptop supports up to 8Gb - DDR3 - 1333/1600MHz (2x4Gb) so 2xADATA AD3S1600W4G11.

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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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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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I want to upgrade graphics card to be able to play games at a higher speed and quality.I currently have not modified anything on the computer and want to install a Radeon Rx 460 Windforce OC 4GB GDDR5.My system specs:https://support.hp.com/ca-en/document/c03962180

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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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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
 

A:Is this compatible?

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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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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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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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K so im building my new pc and was wondering if you could answer a couple of questions i have

so heres the build http://img411.imageshack.us/my.php?image=newpcjl7.jpg
+ Western Digital 320GB Caviar ATA 100 16MB Cache
+Coolermaster Hyper 212 CPU Cooler LGA 775 AMD K8 AM2 RR-CCH-LB22-GP instead of the scythe mugen cooler

1st Is everything compatable?
2nd Will it all fit into the case ok?
3rd Since the case psu is located in the bottem left are the wires from my cpu going to be long enough?
4th Is there anything else i need when putting together my build?

thanks for reading and if you could answer my questions id be very grateful
 

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Hello all,

I recently bought an extra 1GB of RAM for my computer after buying a new graphics card (nvidia 8600 GT) as I wanted to be able to play more demanding games. The problem started when Warhammer Mark Of Chaos kept freezing, so I thought I'd upgrade. I got the graphics card, got the RAM installed, but the problem still occurred from time to time. I installed FreeRAM XP which frees up RAM occasionally and this helped a little, but the extra GB of RAM seems to have made no difference.

I read somewhere that althoug your computer recognises the extra RAM, the motherboard can't use it. Is this true, and how do I tell if my RAM is actually being used or if I've bought a useless piece of kit!?

Thanks.

My specs are:

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System Information
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Time of this report: 10/15/2007, 19:43:28
Machine name: LOWDEN
Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_qfe.070227-2300)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: Dell DM051
BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A05
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.80GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 2046MB RAM
Page File: 306MB used, 3122MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode
 

A:Is my RAM compatible?

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i have a BIOSTAR NF520-A2 Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce 520 MCP ATX AMD Motherboard and in specs where it says FSB and 1000MHz Hyper Transport (2000 MT/s) i bought a MD Athlon 64 X2 4600+ Windsor and under its specs its HT is 2000 mhz, will these work with each other?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138077 - mobo
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103751 - CPU
 

A:Compatible???

These 2 are made for each other. Good Luck.
 

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the 64-bit version of Windows 7 Home Premium with older 32 bit apps?

A:How compatible is it really?

They'll run fine. Chances are, you won't find many things that won't run or that don't have a 64-bit version out or in the works. Anything specific you want to name off?

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So, DDS is not compatible with my operating system. Any suggestions for alternatives?

A:DDS is not 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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Hello everyone
Acer laptop,256MB RAM,25GB left,400MHZ dunno the actuall OS but its:Windows XP Professional,im not quite sure if its really :Windows XP Professional or :Windows XP Professional SP2 can anyone give me a way on how to find the actual OS?
Ok i got Microsoft Office 2003 Proffesional installed on my laptop(after installation,so far so good,no problems),but i'd also like to install this program:Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 and uninstall this:Microsoft Visual Studio6.0 Enterprise Edition but the System requirements of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 is a quite big:192MB of Ram or more,2 GB Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack2 or Microsoft Windows XP Professionalx64 Editions(WOW) so will my laptop be running well after the installation?
Thanks in Advance!

A:Compatible?

In a word no, unless you add a LOT more RAM.

Orange Blossom

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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.
&#8226; Support a maximum memory size of 1.5GB.
&#8226; Support ECC(1-bit Error Code Correct) function.
&#8226; 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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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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