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Radeon Pro WX 4130 with 2GB GDDR5 card for Dell Laptops?

Q: Radeon Pro WX 4130 with 2GB GDDR5 card for Dell Laptops?

Hello Dell,

I see that new Precision series ships with Radeon Pro WX 4130 and WX 4150 graphic cards.
Is there any way to order one of these cards directly through Dell?

I'm curious if these cards are compatible with older Precision M4600 laptop.
M4600 works with AMD FirePro M5100 card.... I imagine it will work with newer WX 4130 card as well?
Please confirm this for me.

Thanks in advance,

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A: Radeon Pro WX 4130 with 2GB GDDR5 card for Dell Laptops?

You'd have to call Dell Spare Parts for a price; these cards use a newer format (MXM-A) that's smaller than the older MXM 3, so it's possible they may not fit your system. I don't think Dell would make any guarantees - you'd have to pay your money and try.
Dell Spare Parts: 1-800-357-3355

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I have a XPS 435T that I plan on retiring this summer. In the meantime I need to replace my Graphics card. I have the 1024 ATI Radeon HD 4870 GDDR5. The fan is dead so I need to replace it asap. The card is no longer made. All I want is what I had nothing better. What are my options? It needs to be plug and play because I don't know that much about computers. 
Studio XPS435T intel core i7-920 (8MB L3 Cache 2.66GHZ) 
6GB DDR3 SDRAM at 1066MHz
750GB serial ATA 2 Hard Drive 7200RPM

Thank you!
Thanks,
Caleb

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I bought this Radeon R9 380 4GB from Ebay and installed it in my computer but it won't work. The graphics card's fans turn but the PC's screen stays black. I contacted the seller who said that the video card was tested before sending and that it may be a compatibility issue with my PC. I know that this graphics card has a PCI Express 3.0 x 16 interface while my PC has a PCI Express 2.0 but I don't think that could be an issue.Do you know if there's a compatibility issue between the graphics card XFX Radeon R9 380 4GB GDDR5 and the  HP Pavilion p7-127c?Note: I did upgrade the power supply to 650W.











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A:Graphics card XFX Radeon R9 380 4GB GDDR5 Compatibility issu...

@Astyx?, welcome to the forum. You are correct that the PCIe 3.0 is backward compatible to PCIe 2.0.  However, your problem is the motherboard.  The Radeon card requires UEFI in the motherboard instead of a Legacy BIOS. The BIOS can't be upraded to UEFI.  The PCIe 3.0 cards that require UEFI will not work in any other slot.  HP didn't begin using UEFI until mid-October, 2012.  The last cards to operate without UEFI are the GTX 660/670's. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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Hell yeah, thats good. The images are much better than my previous Nvidia GTX 750ti, and its much faster, very very pleased, up to now, with a product manufacturer change. Lovely lovely lovely!!!!

I had a panic in installation when I noted that it needed direct power supply but found redundant cables hiding in case and duly installed 2 x 6 pin. At the monent and hopefully not tempting fate - WOW!!!!

Amazon UK price ?155 -worth every penny, connected with HDMI

I had to change HDMI from large to midi, to large to large, but I had a cable stored away so no problems.

It also has two totally silent huge fans onboard, so peace and quiet whilst blatting the aliens. mercs and jap subs
Sapphire AMD Radeon R9 380 Nitro 4GB GDDR5 Graphics Card (PCI Express 3.0, HDMI 1.4, DVI-I, DVI-D, Display Port 1.2, 256-Bit)

A:Sapphire AMD Radeon R9 380 Nitro 4GB GDDR5 Graphics Card (PCI Express

Very nice card. I had a GTX 980ti sold it and bought the Sapphire Nitro 390X 8GB version some friends say im mad selling the GTX but my system is a full AMD build.

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my r7 360 that i bought on the 26th is really loud
temps
idle-35-40
browing internet-45
in game-72-89
is this normal for temps and could someone tell me why is so loud

A:ASUS AMD Radeon R7 3602MB GDDR5 Graphics Card getting verry loud

Hi,
You might need to take and upload some pictures of the inside of the case
What is the air intake and exhaust like on the case ?

Loud differs between definitions
Louder than a 747 zooming by

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My budget is low so its only around £65

I dont play demanding games, My games i play is
SWTOR/LOL/Mw3/Smite/L4D/Counter-Strike Global Offensive/Dota 2/Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition/Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist/Mafia II/Sims 3/Sims 4 when it comes out/Garrys MOD/Warframe/Tomb Raider/Need 4 speed world/World of warcraft/Star Craft 2/Hearthstone.

My main games are LOL/Dota 2/Smite

Thats the most iv have got on my PC lol.

Thanks.
 

A:Budget graphic card for AMD FX 4130

What is the exact make and model of the PC you are looking at putting the new GPU in? Assuming you are upgrading a pre-built machine?

What is the exact make and model of the PSU in the machine, this will potentially be a significant limitation on what you can install. If you are upgrading from integrated graphics then your current PSU is quite likely not going to up to the job of any new GPU unfortunately.
 

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Greetings!

I just bought a new ATI Radeon HD 5670 1 GB GDDR5 and installed it on ASROCK ConRoe1333-D667 R1.0 motherboard but it has no display (The GPU Fan is working).

I already configured the BIOS option "Primary Graphics Adapter = PCI Express" but still has no display.

When I tried to install it on Dell Dimension 5150 - Pentium 4 motherboard it works. Whats the problem? Power Supply? x 16 PCI-e version (2 or 1. x ?). According to wiki, almost all 2.0 PCIe graphics card are backward compatible to 1.x PCIe
ASROCK Motherboard:

http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.as...33-d667 r1.0

Graphics card:

http://www.sapphiretech.com/presenta...n=0001&pid=310

DELL Dimension:

http://asia.cnet.com/reviews/pcperip...096665p,00.htm
Additional Details;

400 Watts PSU (ordinary PSU that comes with the CPU case)
1.6 Ghz dual Core processor
2 GB of RAM ( 2 x 1 GB)
1 CDROM
250 GB - 7200 rpm HDD SEAGATE
1 CPU case fan attached
 

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Greetings! to all techie out there,

I just bought a new ATI Radeon HD 5670 1 GB GDDR5 and installed it on ASROCK ConRoe1333-D667 R1.0 motherboard but it has no display (The GPU Fan is working).

I already configured the BIOS option "Primary Graphics Adapter = PCI Express" but still has no display.

When I tried to install it on Dell Dimension 5150 - Pentium 4 motherboard it works. Whats the problem? Power Supply? x 16 PCI-e version (2 or 1. x ?). According to wiki, almost all 2.0 PCIe graphics card are backward compatible to 1.x


ASROCK Motherboard:

http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?model=conroe1333-d667 r1.0

Graphics card:

http://www.sapphiretech.com/presentation/product/?psn=0001&pid=310

DELL Dimension:

http://asia.cnet.com/reviews/pcperipherals/0,39051163,39096665p,00.htm


Additional Details;

400 Watts PSU (ordinary PSU that comes with the CPU case)
1.6 Ghz dual Core processor
2 GB of RAM ( 2 x 1 GB)
1 CDROM
250 GB - 7200 rpm HDD SEAGATE
1 CPU case fan attached
 

A:No Display - ATI Radeon HD 5670 1GB GDDR5 PCIe

Did you have a graphics card on this ASRock board prior to the HD 5670? If yes, then you must uninstall all the previous display drivers before putting in the new card. It's also recommended to uninstall any onboard video drivers which you may have.
 

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I just bought this card and its huge. I took the side panel off the computer and fit it up it looks like it might fit.  I dont want to install it now cause I want to upgrade my PSU to a 600 watt. Has anyone had any issues with fitting this card ??? thanks for your time, jeff.

EVGA SSC geforce gtx 960 4 gb gddr5 and a dell xps 8900.....

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Hello.
In June 2016 our company bought Inspiron 5759. I used it at office, we have air conditioning, nothing that could cause overheating or other problems. In the end of July 17 laptop just turned off and didnt react on any actions. I brought to service center and they told it's the hub located on the same board with CPU. The only way to fix it is to replace the whole board which costs around 600 USD because there's CPU Core i7 in it. I was given another laptop Inspiron 5558 which was not used since winter of 2017 because it had problems with WiFi. I tried to connect it with LAN cable and discovered that LAN is not working, in fact there's no LAN adapter in device manager. Service center said today that's the same problem - but this time hub is not completely broken, it's just doesnt see LAN adapter and periodically shuts down WiFi. The technician told that this is a frequent problem with Inspirons and Dell knows about it but doesnt recall laptops or extend warranty on this spare part. I asked when second laptop got the wifi issues - it started at the beginning of 2017 and warranty ended in December 2016. Again just 1-2 months.

So, it looks very strange that Dell laptops break right after ending of warranty with same problem, and we can't just change the hub, we need to buy a new board which includes CPU for 600 USD.
SNs: c0jchc2, 5lcmd72

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Hi Yall,
So I have successfully (I think) installed my new Radeon R7 250 "low profile" graphics card on my Dell Optiplex 9020.  I plugged it in the motherboard, started up the computer then went to Device Manager to update the drivers--which I did.  Side note: Ever since plugging the graphics card into the motherboard, some tasks like starting programs or starting windows take 2-10X as long as they used to.  Anyhow, it then asked for a restart, which I did.  The computer still took extra long to start any program, and when I plugged the monitor into the graphics card all I got was a black screen. 
Take two:  I then read that I should have uninstalled my current graphics driver (Intel integrated HD graphics) before I installed my new graphics card, but failing this, I could uninstall my old graphics card and change the default graphics card in the bios.  I uninstalled the old card and went to the bios, but could not change the default...can't remember exactly what it called it, graphics controller or something.  I could see that intel HD graphics was still the default (this is after uninstalling intel HD graphics and then restarting) but could find no way to change this.  Supposedly dell will make the switcheroo on its own...but it doesn't seem to have. 
Take three:  Next I physically removed the graphics card, restarted the computer, then physically inserted the graphics card again, then started the comp... Read more

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My 9 year old has a dell optiplex 755 SFF, he is asking me to upgrade his video card so he can play games like minecraft and some games on steam.
We are on a budget and found this Sapphire radeon 6450 on newegg for $39.99
Will this work in his computer and allow him to play minecraft? steam?
www.newegg.com/.../Product.aspx;cm_re=6450-_-14-102-933-_-Product&RandomID=1698470702508220150427173530

Thanks in advance

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OS - Windows 7 Ultimate
? x86 (32-bit)
? Windows 7 Ultimate
I purchased it
? 20 days
? 20 days. No i did not re-install the OS
? i5 processor, 2x2gb corsair RAM
? ATI XFX HD 6850 1GB GDDR5
? intel chipset
? Power Supply - brand - Huntkey & 700 Watts
Now, the problem is, whenever i switch to windows aero theme or whenever
i start a game, the screen blacks out for like two seconds and i get a
BSOD with the error
atikmpag.sys. This happens after a game is started. First i thought it
was due too insufficient power supply so i upgraded from 500W to 700W.
But still, i get the same error. And after that i tried reinstalling the
OS, reinstalling the Display driver software and also tried Re-seating
the Card. Still, the problem doesn't go away. This is totally Painful
and frustrating as i looked forward to Play a lot of games. Now i'm totally disappointed. Please help me to rectify the problem. i'd be much obliged if i get a quick reply.
and btw i've attached the perfmon and the jcgriff file thingy. Please Help me asap !

Thanks :)

A:Regarding the BSOD Crashes because of a xfx HD 6850 1GB GDDR5 Graphics Card

Hello,

Something didn't go right when running those scripts; none of our info is present for some reason, although the files are present.

Could you try running the jcgriff2 app again, and uploading a new report?

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SAPPHIRE HD7850 2GB GDDR5

Is this graphics card any good the price I'm paying will be 180 pounds

A:Info on this graphics card SAPPHIRE HD7850 2GB GDDR5

it's comparable to my HD6870 with a slight memory bandwith edge here is a shot

This card is enough to do the job but if you want better bang go for the 7870 Video Card Comparison - GPUReview.com

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WHOAOAAAAA. Amazon has some amazingly good deals on graphics cards lately. I sure wish I had the money for that new ATI 4890. It's so fast and can totally play Crysis. To bad the 4890 costs more than my CAR!

[ame=http://www.amazon.com/XFX-HD489AZDFC-Radeon-PCI-E-Graphics/dp/B0020ZFL0C/ref=sr_1_12?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1258523471&sr=1-12]Amazon.com: XFX HD489AZDFC Radeon HD 4890 1.0 GB DDR5 PCI-E 2.0 Graphics Card: Electronics[/ame]

Amazon is selling the ATI 4890 Graphics card for $11,031.69

Yes, that is 11 Thousand dollars!.. and, and, and.... 69 cents



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A:[Amazon Deals] XFX ATI HD4890 1.0GB GDDR5 Graphics Card

Wow! I could totally afford that. Pretty cheap. Put me down for 2.

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AMD Radeon HD 6400M not showing in dxdiag after updating to windows 8 and after install of thishttp://www2.ati.com/drivers/mobile/12-10_mobility_vista_win7_win8_64_dd_ccc_whql_net4.exe driver it seems like working but after restart it doesn't wokr again.and when i try to install this driverhttp://downloads-us.dell.com/FOLDER00872259M/9/Video_ATI_W8_X02_A00_Setup-HJNJ1_ZPE.exeit says unzipping failed please insert the last disc and stuff. Help Please!

A:Dell N4050 AMD Radeon HD 6400M Graphic card not working

ATI drivers are known for bugged software. Did you try downloading driver again because download may have been incomplete?

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Can someone tell me if and how well 2 - Asus 4K monitors will run with the GT720 video card? This is a link to the monitor: https://www.asus.com/us/Commercial-Monitors/PA328Q/ Thanks!

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I am trying for the first time to put together a system. Yeh I know...I need help. First of all is this a usable card. It is comming out of an existing system.
Thanks, ynotbme
 

A:Is the ATI Radeon 9550 / X1050 graphics card compatible with a Dell Vostro 200?

If the card will fit in the box it'll probably work for you. When I looked up Dell Vostro 200 they were built into two kinds of cases. There was one type built in a slim case and the other type built in a mini case. The mini case is much wider than the slim case. It looks like both types of cases sport motherboards with X16 PCI-E slots for adding an aftermarket video card. Trouble will arise if your 9550/X1050 video card has an AGP connector instead of a PCI-E connector, or you have a full size video card and a slim case.
 

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I am trying to replace an AMD Radeon HD 6670 Video Card (8F60V) in a Dell XPS 8300 with an Intel Core i7 processor (WXGXH).
The current video card functions properly, but the fan is always on and very loud.
I purchased a Dell AMD Radeon HD 6670 Video Card (A5182103) as it appears to be a drop in replacement and has an updated fan.
http://accessories.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&sku=a5182103
I have tried installing the new video card with and without the device drivers installed, but I get no video on boot up.
Is there some other step or incompatibility that I am overlooking?  Is the A5182103 a drop in replacement for the 8F60V?

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Someone help me here my 2400 can't play great games like counter strike source and battlefield 2. So I'm wondering if a radeon ati graphics card will work with my system.
 

A:Does a Dell Dimension 2400 have the ability to have a pci slot radeon graphics card?

Ouch, just checked it now, you have no AGP slot

Yes, you can install a PCI graphics card, however, be warned that these cards perform horribly, but you will be able to run CS Source.

The best PCI graphics card I can remember of is
GeForce FX5500 128MB PCI version.

It will run CS Source and BF2, however, prepare for a slideshow (especially in BF2).
 

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Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card

Does anyone know if this graphic card runs a game which has 1920x1080 resolution and 60/90 fps

A:Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card

It will run it but, I doubt it will have that high a frame rate.

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Hi,

Just bought the above card to replace an old AMD Radeon HD 6450

When I unplug the old card and insert the new one, connect the 6-pin connecter from the PSU to the new card and power on - the new card led goes solid green, the fans run, but there is not output from the card to my monitor (which then goes into power saving mode).
Can anyone confirm if there is anything else I need to do to get the new card to work on the XPS 8300?

XPS-8300  i7-2600 3,4GHz 12Gb RAM
H67 Motherboard (Dell 0Y2MRG)
Win 7 64 bit

new card is ASUS Radeon R9 270 2BG GDDR5 

Please help!!!

A:Will Dell XPS 8300 A06 BIOS support ASUS Radeon R9 270 DirectCU II OC graphics card?

It wont with the stock power supply and its likely that it wont post at all due to UEFI bios requirements.

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I need an advice for buying a dedicated video card, for my Dell Optiplex 7010 SFF. Curently I have the Intel HD (Intel i3 3240), but I want something more.
Ive found the AMD Radeon HD7470 at a good price, but also the Nvidia Quatro 600 (low profile).
My question: Will Nvidia Quatro 600 work on my system?
The Dell Optiplex SFF has an 240 W power supply. The PCIex16 Slot (BLUE) (Voltage supported 3.3V/12V) has the maximum wattage = 50 W, and the Nvidia Quatro 600 (low profile) has the maximum power consumption = 40 W.
And, if I want to upgrade my CPU to i7 3770 in the future, will the power be enough?
Maximum Power Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption

A:Dell Optiplex 7010 SFF video card advice (nvidia quatro 600 vs Radeon HD7470)

I've started this thread almost a year ago, looking for some answers. No one answered. I have meanwhile upgraded some components, taking the chance ... 
- 250 Gb SSD (Samsung 850 EVO) 
- 32 Gb DDR3 1600 (4 x 8 Gb Crucial CT102464BA160B)
- PNY Nvidia Quadro K620 
The next things I have in mind: a new CPU (i5 or i7) & another SSD drive (850 PRO this time). 

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Hello I'm trying to install a new radeon vid card from Dell, following the instructions with the card I unistalled ( which doesn't make much sense since I can still use the onboard display) the old graphics card. Installed the new card, plugged in power plugged in one of the monitors and got nothing when booting into windows. I take the card out and I can still use the computer as if nothing has happened. Am I missing an uninstall, install step here or what? I'm no longer sure how to even boot windows 10 into safe mode. But not that would matter if I get no signal/display from the new card. Should I install the drivers from the accompaning CD from visiontek to get it work properly?
Thanks 
Jeff 

A:installing a new (purchased from dell) radeon 6350 video card to support running two monitors.

what kind of computer?
did you connect the monitors to the graphics card?

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AMD sent me this list of laptops using their newer Mobility Radeon HD 5000 and 4000 series chips. I thought it could come handy to you for when you're looking for laptops using specific discrete graphics chips:

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5430

MSI X420
http://www.msi.com/index.php?func=prodtmpspec&maincat_no=135&cat2_no=665&cat3_no=&prod_no=1974

MSI X620
http://www.msi.com/index.php?func=proddesc&maincat_no=135&cat2_no=665&prod_no=1988


ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470

Acer Aspire 5740G
http://us.acer.com/acer/product.do;...ond189e.c2att1=0&ctx1.att21k=1&CRC=3484275721

ASUS A42Jr-SL
http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID=CHUAkgEZmzf52Pai

Sony E Series VPCEB1S0E/WI
http://www.sony.co.uk/product/vn-e-series/vpceb1s0e-wi



ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650

Mesh Edge DX
http://www.meshcomputers.com/Default.aspx?PAGE=PRODUCTVIEWPAGE&USG=PRODUCT&ENT=PRODUCT&KEY=760145

Mesh Edge DX Pro
http://www.meshcomputers.com/Default.aspx?PAGE=PRODUCTVIEWPAGE&USG=PRODUCT&ENT=PRODUCT&KEY=768866

Micro Express KHL9070
http://www.pcworld.com/reviews/product/357913/review/khl9070.html


ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730

HP Envy 15
http://www.shopping.hp.com/webapp/s...odexp/hhoslp/psg/notebooks/ENVY/ENVY15_series


ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330

MSI Wind Box DE220
http://www.msi.com/index.php?func=prodtmpspec&maincat_no=134&cat2_no=&cat3_no=&prod_no=1911

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4530
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A:Laptops using Mobility Radeon chips

This is very useful, somehow I missed this when it was posted.

Thanks
 

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hi chaps,
just bought a i5 4690k and would I just be able to do a straight swap with my old i3 4130
the motherboard is a Asrock H81m socket 1150

will I have to change the bios ?
 

A:i3 4130 for i5 4690k

You need to have BIOS version P1.60 or higher to support the i5-4690K: http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/H81M/?cat=CPU
There are no changes that need to be made in the BIOS to switch processors, the BIOS just needs to support it.

Did the CPU you bought come with a new cooler? Do you plan on overclocking it since it's a K model? If so you may want an aftermarket cooler for it as well.
 

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This is what i bought.
I was given advice to buy a computer with a quad core processor. A quad core computer would be an upgrade to the dual core computer i have been using.

I bought a computer and now notice i bought a dual core computer. For some reason i thought a i-3 processor would be a quad processor.
Should i return it and seek out a quad core computer?

$425
HP Pavilion 500-281
Windows 7 Home Premium 64
Intel® Core™ i3-4130 with Intel HD Graphics 4400 (3.4 GHz, 3 MB cache, 2 cores)
4 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 (1 x 4 GB)
This is my rating on a cpu bench mark website page. I have no idea if it is good or bad or average or above average rating.
I may be wrong=it seems the cpu is not all that great when compared to other 1-3-4130 ratings at cpu benchmark

http://www.passmark.com/baselines/V8/sigImage.php?id=30403021853
 

A:Solved: IntelĀ® CoreĀ™ i3-4130 dual core computer did i buy a lemon?

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What is the easiest way to wipe clean and setup Dell laptops. I have like 4 of them home in good condition, they just need to be Restored. I have tried the whole system restore thing. I want something I can install and start from scratch across all the computers. Is there a version of windows unlocked or something I can use for multiple computers? No I don't have the original discs. they are older Dell inspirons.
 

A:dell laptops

mcusuman1 said:


What is the easiest way to wipe cleanClick to expand...

Try a soft damp cloth. Of course, you may need different items depending on what part(s) need cleaning.


mcusuman1 said:


and setup Dell laptops.Click to expand...

What do you mean by "setup"?


mcusuman1 said:


I have tried the whole system restore thing.Click to expand...

And the results?


mcusuman1 said:


I want something I can install and start from scratch across all the computers.Click to expand...

If they all had the same Windows version pre-installed and you can still read all the COA Windows Product Keys then all you need is a legitimate copy of that version of XP installation CD. Good luck finding one.

If they are all the exact same model then a set of Recovery CDs should work (if such was even provided and still available from Dell or somewhere).
 

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Insirion 8200

When turned on it says that the primary disc not found. Then it goes straight to a warning screen telling you to go to setup. Looking at bios set up, the HD and optical drives are "not installed". Through Dell's chat line they said that both the HD and cd unit were defective. I could see the HD , but the CD too? They said that a operating system has to be noticed in order for the computer to work. Without a HD wouldn't the machine go to a doss prompt anyway? I tried that by removing the HD

Dell wants $168 for a HD which is nuts because online I can get one much less. My question is about the CD unit. Has anyone ever seen those go too

thanks
Rich
 

A:who knows their Dell Laptops?

The laptop could never go to a "DOS prompt" without the HDD, as to do so would mean that it would have DOS (not the case with XP) and if it had DOS, it resides on the HDD anyway.

Optical drives are not always shown (detected) in BIOS, but the BIOS boot screen should indicate their detection at boot time.

A faulty HDD electronics would prevent it being seen, but a fault on the Dell motherboard IDE would prevent both from being seen.
 

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Hi,

Does anyone know if RAM for DELL Latitude C810 will work in a DELL Inspirion 5150?

Thanks,

r
 

A:RAM for DELL Laptops

Check it out here

www.crucial.com
 

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I have a Dell Latitude E6500 Laptop running XP w/ SP3. and the screen save will not kick in. I am running a wireless mouse and when I disconnect that then it works like it is supposed to .

A:Dell Laptops

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/913405

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I know nothing about laptops, but I'm planning on getting a Dell laptop for my younger brother who is heading for college. I did my research and found that not too many places have cheaper laptops than dell w/ the same specs. I hear Dell is a pretty good company overall. Any suggestions?
 

A:Dell Laptops any good?

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In the last 2 weeks I have installed over 10 Dell laptops with Vista Home basic/Home premium. I have encountered these 2 specific problems on most of them!.

1 - They all had a 60 day trial of Office 2007. Having entered the License Key and registered the product everytime I open an Office application from the Start Menu it trys to reinstall again. If I use the Dell Dock it does not happen.


2 - On most occasions when trying to open the control panel it does not respond forcing Windows Explorer to restart.

I have not had these problems on other makes.

Has anybody else come accross these problems?

A:Dell Laptops and Vista

Does registering the product = Office validation with Microsoft Genuine Advantage?

www.microsoft.com/genuine

Do the events preceding the Windows Explorer restart process include the fading white background, small blue circle spinning and "Not Responding..."? If so look at 3rd party firewall/ a-v products. Usually the firewall is the cause.

All these symptoms - but only on Dell products?

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Anyone have experience with "refurbished" products from Dell? Particularly laptops? I have a friend that would like to get a laptop but has a pretty limited budget.

It seems like they have some good deals but I wonder about reliability.
 

A:Dell Refurbished Laptops

I find the refurb Dell to be a far superior buy than new. When you buy new you are often the first person to ever turn on the system, a refurb has been turned on and failed so it is sent back for extensive testing not done to a new system, after testing to make sure it works properly it is now sold at a good discount.

The refurb looks like new and has exactly the same warranty it just cost less. The only area where it is not a better deal is if you need some specific feature, you cannot order them built with extra parts beyond a few.

Dell gets so many refurbs that the best method for buying one is to know what you want ahead of time and what you are willing to pay for it, they have new systems come up for sale several times a day so if you have the time and know what you need it can be a very satisfactory system purchase.
 

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I couldn't buy a laptop for a while now since all manufacturer seem to force Vista, and don't offer any XP drivers on their website for their new models.

However, the new Dell inspiron models seem to fully support XP, as they're offering all XP drivers on their site. But I'm still skeptical about it as a few salespeople from Dell told me that XP, if installed, won't perform as good as it's supposed to, because the hardware was designed with Vista in mind.

Do you think it's true?

Your help is much appreciated
 

A:XP not performing well on new Dell laptops?

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What is the easiest way to wipe clean and setup Dell laptops. I have like 4 of them home in good condition, they just need to be Restored. I have tried the whole system restore thing. I want something I can install and start from scratch across all the computers. Is there a version of windows unlocked or something I can use for multiple computers? No I don't have the original discs. they are older Dell inspirons.
 

A:want to renew a few dell Laptops

Closing dup. (or triplet). Please do not start multiple threads on the same topic.
 

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Hi, i asked what i need to ask for at the Title
here it again "Is there a Win7 VER. especially for Dell Laptops or PCs"

A:Is there a Win7 VER. especially for Dell Laptops or PCs

There is, but you need to buy it from Dell.

When Dell manufacture a new computer they ship it with Dell Datasafe Backup software and as with most manufacturer's expect you to burn a set of recovery discs.

However, if you pay extra they will ship a windows DVD and driver DVD with a new computer.

My advice would be to contact Dell to see if they will sell you what you're after.

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Hi i need some help before dell sends me the 4th new laptop in 3 months. I got a 1550 dell laptop with vista december 08 in june 09 i got my HP photoshop C5580 all in one shortly after my hard drive went dell sends a new hard drive everything is ok a week later i install my hp printer and blue tooth 2 weeks after that the hard drive and mother board crash dell sends a tech out to fix it, still not right so dell takes it back and sends a 1655 with vista, this one works great for 2 1/2 weeks with no hp software in it, i install it, a week later i try to power on the laptop and windows loads and loads and loads power it down and back on, it does nothing but make this wierd buzzing noise, dell sends a new 1655 with vista, it works great with no hp software for 3 weeks 1 1/2 weeks after i still it, windows didn't want to start then did, the next night windows wouldn't start, system tests told me at first operating system had a corrupt file, so i put in the vista disc trying to fix it that way, that freezes at 75% then it tells me imment hard drive failure and no operating system found. They are sending another one, this time they said top laptop gaming system with windows 7, i'm happy for this. I need to figure out what is going on though, the hp printer is the only thing that matches up, other then that these are brand new laptop after new laptop crashing because i know i don't do anything else on them no downloading or anything like that, I get no error messa... Read more

A:hp printer crashing dell laptops

just thought i should add, i've been using the disc the printer came with, i'm sure with windows 7 i'll have to download the driver from the site, does this change things?
 

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I left my laptops in the car during the day when i went to power on it doesn't I change the motherboard but it still doing the same. can anybody tell me what can be

thanks
 

A:Dell laptops doesn't power on

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Maybe replacing the battery might help.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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My Dell latitude D600 was plugged in and cord was snagged with foot thus yanking the laptop. My question is....is this a common problem for MB to short out? I pulled individual components to try and find out if anyone was at fault. Well I'm down to the MB frame and still my power light goes out on my power pack as soon as it's plugged into the board. Is this a common problem or an easy fix or should I goahead and buy a new/used MB W/O ram and CPU off e-bay for $150 ?
 

A:Common prob/w Dell laptops?

yeah man it is a common issue on the d600 series i work for dell as a gold tech rep so i know.. when that light on the ac adapter goes out when you plug it into the system board she is bad.. if you have a good service warranty like Gold they should have no problem replacing it. just tell them that the light on the power supply goes out when you plug it in and they won't even ask you any more questions than that..i would get another mobo
 

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Can all the latest RAM sticks and hardrives and operating systems be put into the Dell Inspiron 8000 laptops? I want to know because i want to play WoW on it.

Dell Inspiron 8000 specs:
523,000 kb RAM
pentium 4 proccesor
windows 2000
 

A:Dell Inspiron 8000 laptops

You have to purchase compatible RAM. Go to www.crucial.com, and allow it to scan your system to determine what options are available.

You can install Windows XP. I doubt it would run Vista well.
 

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hi there could anyone possibly tell me how to switch to dedicated graphics on my dell inspiron 5000 and disable the integrated one I personally tried setting everything max in the amd settings, reinstalling the driver, disabling the the integrated one but non of that worked so I don't know

my spec
AMD radeon r7 m440 (4GB) the one I want to switch to and set as primary

AMD radeon R5 the one I am running off of now and this is the one I would like to disable.
 

A:CANT SEEM TO SWITCH MY LAPTOPS GPU TO DEDACATED (DELL)

BTW I have a dell inspiron 15 5000 series if it helps
 

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First off, not sure if this is the right forum, but I guess this falls under "hardware" so..

So here's my question..I love Dell computers. I've had a Dell Inspiron laptop for 4 years now and it works great. But it's only 1.1GHz so of course it's showing it's age so I'd like to get a new one. But here's the problem...Dell laptops only seem to go up to 2.3-2.5 GHz while brands like HP have laptops well over 3 GHz. What gives? Why are Dell's not up to speed with other brands yet, don't they want to compete with the market better? Cuz this is seriously holding me back from wanting to buy a Dell, or at least wait until they're as fast as HP etc.
 

A:Why are Dell laptops slower than other brands?

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I have seen massive amounts of refurbished Dell latitude......
I'm wondering is Dell latitude any good. I have seen lots and lots of refurbished Dell latitude. What are your thoughts on Dell latitude?
 

A:Is Dell latitude laptops any good?

It depends on what you will be using them for. If it's just for surfing the web and minor web surfing it should be ok (depending on the specs of each Dell Latitude computer).
 

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I am so stuck! I have a Dell Latitude D505 laptop and had been working fine. I started to use a monitor with the laptop so i could watch the screen infront of me in bed. Shortly after i started to use the monitor with i had problems with the laptops screen, even when the monitor wasn't plugged in. The screen was working, however the light was off, you'd have to look very carfully and indeed the image was still there but with no light to see the screen! This happend for a day or two where it would start to flicker randomly sometimes untill after a few days, which is now, when the device is activated (such as when I slect the laptop screen and not the monitors from the display settings) the light comes on for about 4 seconds but then goes off! I can still see the image there but no light so unusable! I am using my monitor now but i will need my laptop to be portable soon! Please help
 

A:Dell Laptops screen problem!!?

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I'm trying to locate the CMOS jumpers in/on my laptop (Dell Inspiron E1505), but I've only removed the keyboard so far, not the rest of the plate that covers the motherboard. I tried to find images of what exactly they would look like, but found alot of comments in reference to laptops "not having them"... but then again found some comments stating that "some laptops do".
Aside from calling Dell, does anyone know of Dell laptops having them? If so, where about? And should removing the plate covering my motherboard be safe if done with caution? Or is there something else I should know about removing that particular plate?
Thx~Rose
 

A:Do Dell laptops have CMOS jumpers?

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