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

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.

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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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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'm looking to put more RAM into my laptop; I wasn't sure if this should be posted here or in another place.. my apologies if I've put it in the wrong place.

I have a Gateway Laptop, model ML6720. I currently have two sticks of RAM, 512MB each, the info for them is: 512MB 2rX16 PC2-5300

I found a 1GB stick I'd like to replace the 512's with, the info is: Crucial 1GB 200-pin DDR2 SO-DIMM 667 (PC2 5300) (laptop RAM).

Before I make the purchase, I was wondering if anyone could tell me if the Crucial stick would work well with my machine? I've never replaced the RAM on my laptop before, so I'm nervous about it.

I went onto the Gateway website and tried to match the info with the new RAM as best I could; I think I got it right. I'm just looking for a little more input.

Many thanks in advance
 

A:Ram compatible question

It will work but it is recommended to have two identical ram modules... Make sure you can return it if it causes problems.

Check the info here..
 

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i noticed that having a firewall is very important & is a necessity now a days. i'm average in computer knowledge; so i'd like to know what is the best or most compatible firewall with bit torrent client applications such as azureus? i use azureus & sometimes uTorrent.

best or most compatible - meaning which will not slow down the performance of my machine in terms of cpu & memory usage; that'll not conflict with azureus or uTorrent. and especially firewall that'll not be noisy & annoying or just doesn't keep on prompting for warning & asking permission or anything in that manner while azureus is downloading.

by the way, please kindly move this topic if it shouldn't be posted here.

A:Compatible Firewall Question

You are quite right about having a firewall and using it. I might suggest Sygate Personal Firewall, since it allows you to manage permissions by application, and is light on resources. Almost all firewalls will at the very least, prompt on the first use, but you can usually tell them to "always allow" the application access.You can find a link to the free download in this BC pinned topic:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic3616.htmlRegards,John

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What are some things i should check wether a new psu will be able to work with my computer. Please note that i purchased the geforce gtx 660 so disregard the gpu on the page. I heard of people loosing power with the cx 600 so i just wanted to ask you guys. My computer:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c03357448&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en#N90

Thank you!
 

A:Question about theCorsair CX 600 compatible?

If you purchased a gtx 660, I assume you intend to game with the system. The cx line from corsair is NOT for gaming systems. It is ok for a basic build ie running onboard/onchip video, running office, email, etc. It is just not up to the stress of gaming. Corsair does not mfg their own pw supplies. The cx line is mfg by ctw [maker of oem stuff] The "real" corsairs ie HX, TX, AX are mfg by seasonic [maker of very high end stuff.

With a cx corsair, you have the equivalent of a dell or hp pw supply.

If you are asking if it will fit, your case uses a standard atx pw supply so yes it will fit however it is NOT recommended for gaming.
 

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Hi, this may take a while, but i would greatly appreciate your help!!!

here we go...
http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?CSR-X644G5

http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?MAX-DM500S
http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?ARC-SIL5PR

http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?IL-Q6600E

http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?MSI-P7NSLI

http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?TT-CLP0220

http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?MS-VHP64O

will these all be compatible, will be using a 9800GTX+, 800w power supply.
thanks!!!
 

A:Will these be compatible? (noob question)

What brand and model is the "800W PSU"? If there's nothing wrong with the PSU and it's good quality and really outputs power enough for the system and you have or get a case that has sufficient cooling, you're good to go.
 

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Hello:
I got a refurbished PC and works fine, however when I hooked up with monitor with Samsung, a floating message popping up in the middle of screen, ... 'Not optimum Mode, Recommended Mode 1280 x 1024 60 HZ' and the screen getting blank few minutes later. When I tested it with another monitor with Dell, there is no floating message and gets a good quality screen which indicates Dell monitor is compatible while Samsung's non-compatible.

Is there a way for me to make the refurbished PC compatible with both Monitors, 'Dell' and 'Samsung?'

Thanks for any help in advance.

A:[SOLVED] Monitors Compatible Question

Hi this is from Samsung Not Optimum Mode Message

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Im thinking about making the jump...... Still not ready but anyway. Here is the question.

Are these programs working good with vista?

AVG antivirus free version
Comodo Firewall
Firefox
Spybot SD
Google Earth
Winamp
Thunderbird

Thats a few that im worried about not working good with vista? Any word if they are working good with vista?

I know some games are working and some are not which is mainly drivers issues of video cards

Thanks

A:Question. Vista compatible programs?

Hi, before worring too much about programs have you checked out the Vista update advisor download?http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/...mg_id=10008VHb1The programs you have mentioned that work ok on my machine are AVG,FireFox,Google Earth the rest I dont know. As for games be warned some games do not like Vista and run a lot slower under Vista.

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Hi all I just got an early Christmas present and now I get to figure out how it all works. I am not sure where to post this question.

What is compatible with Windows 8 64 bit. Like which zip file is safe to use? Is Superanti spyware compatible? Malware Bytes is that compatible?

Any help would be greatly appreciated because this system is another beast..
 

A:Solved: Need to ask question on what is compatible with Windows 8

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I have a question regarding my Asus P5N-E SLI motherboard. I am currently running two Geforce 8600GT cards and considering buying two nVIDIA GeForce 9500GT 1GB SLi PCI-E Video Cards. I would like to know if my Motherboard will handle these cards and if the difference in performance is worth the cost. Thank you for any information.
 

A:Nvidia GeForce card compatible question

Canlen said:





I have a question regarding my Asus P5N-E SLI motherboard. I am currently running two Geforce 8600GT cards and considering buying two nVIDIA GeForce 9500GT 1GB SLi PCI-E Video Cards. I would like to know if my Motherboard will handle these cards and if the difference in performance is worth the cost. Thank you for any information.Click to expand...

I'm not up-to-date on the 9-Series as I'm still on a single 8800GTS myself,..

Here's what a quick Google turned up. They're effectively the same, if I understand correctly, except with better heat management on the newer card. Also, what type of VRAM do your old 8600s have? What is the "cost" you're citing?
 

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Hello all.
Well, having a dell dimension 3000 is not the best thing in the world, but ive decided to upgrade it as good as i can. i will be buying a new graphics card any time soon, and as im not that pro with anything regarding computers i would like to know if anyone could help me put a list of things that i have to look at when im getting this new card. i know that only PCI slot card will work for me, so i have only a couple of choices. the 6200, the x1550/1350, the 9950, the fx5200/5600 and the 9100 graphics cards seem to be compatible with my computer. now, what i dont know is what else do i have to make sure of before i buy the card? for example does it matter if the clock speed of the card is different from my FBS? (too bad i couldnt find my FBS properties anywhere )
what im asking basically is what i need to know for the card to ultimately WORK on my machine, not what the best card for my machine is.
Any help is great
Regards
Kirill


P.S: also, if anyone wants to just tell me which of the cards listed above they would buy, or their own choice for a PCI slot, i would appreciate that too. ( games i want to play w/ better settings : Il2 Sturmovik 1946, flying sims, HoMM5 on full high (probably), The Guild 2, oblivion( not the best settings of course), and other games of 2000-2006. nothing uber-leet-new super demanding.)
 

A:Compatible or not?

I can tell you that if you want to get some quality gaming done, you will need a motherboard with a PCI-E slot. It's just impossible to get any decent FPS with your PCI slot limitation. I ran a FX5200 in my Dell 3000. It was a little better but I hate to tell you but you must at least have an agp slot and at this stage of the game you would be shopping for a PCI-E slot. I would also get a larger case to build in because the Dell 3000 is so small and you will need room for your machine to breathe and have a chance at cooling. Don't be bummed. Start shopping and do a lot of studying on each part that you might use. In the end you will be happy instead of frustrated.
 

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Sorry if this post sounds stupid, but I'm thinking of getting a new computer, so I looked one up on futureshop.ca. I found one that appealed to me, but I got to thinking "will it be enough?" I'm not much of an expert on games but I thought that the graphics card would be a bit low for some upcoming games. So, now I need some help. I found a graphics card and I was wondering if it would be good enough for the computer I'm getting; compatible with the computer.

Computer specs:
Processor Type: Intel Pentium 4 D Processor 830
Processor Speed: Two Processors At 3.0GHz Each
RAM: See The Features Section
Hard Drive: 250GB (7200RPM) Serial ATA Hard Drive
Optical Drives: (See The Features Section)
Graphics Card: (See The Features Section)
Available Expansion Bays: 1 x 5.25", 1 HP Personal Media Drive
Available Expansion Slots: 1 x PCI
Cache: 2MB L2 Cache
Disk Drive: No
Fax/Modem: 56K Modem
I/O Ports: (See The Features Section)
Included Software: (See The Features Section)
Monitor Included?: Monitor Not Included
Network Card: 10/100 Ethernet
Other Control Devices: (See The Features Section)
Preloaded Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Sound Card: (See The Features Section)
Speakers: No
System Bus: 800MHz
Warranty: 1 Year Limited Hardware

More Information

FEATURES:
RAM: 1GB PC2-4200 DDR2 SDRAM Expandable To 4GB
Optical Drives: Dual Layer 16X DVD+/-RW With Lightscribe Technology And DVD-ROM Drive
Integrated Graphics... Read more

A:Compatible?

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Hi to all Im searching for a SSD Hard drive to replace my Toshiba 500GB HDD.. Have anyone tried this succesful without any issues of recognizing the SSD by the BIOS?   (I bought an Intel 535  ssd but unfirtunately when i was trying to install windows 8.1 I system couldnt find any hard drive at all..so i just put the intel ssd on my desktop :/  ) Going to buy a new ssd for my laptop so im searching for a compatible one with the BIOS of HP 250 G3 to install it with no issues this time.. can you suggest me one?.. im thinking of a common Kingston or Sandisk 120GB or 240GB.. have you install it with no problems on those ones? Any suggestion or advice is welcome guys..

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Is the standard RAM in a Dell Optiplex GX270 compatible with a Dell Intel Pentium 4 processor pc? I want to know if it's possible to transfer that RAM to my old intel pc.
 

A:Is the RAM from this PC compatible to put in another?

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Hi,
I am looking to get another 512 MB of ram. I currently have 2 256 MB sticks in my motherboard now. They are DDR PC2700 333MHz. I'm wondering if I have to match the new stick exactly? Do I have to get DDR PC2700 333MHz or can I go with DDR PC3200 400MHz? My motherboard is model is MSI MS-6570.

Thanks
 

A:Compatible Ram

Most (not all) computers will let you mix and match RAM of different speeds - however the faster RAM will only run at the speed of the slower RAM - so if you get 400mhz and have 333mhz also in the computer, it will all run at 333mhz.
 

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I want to use CPU from a Toshiba A205 in a Toshiba A105. They're both use Intel Centrino Duo processors.

Are they compatible?
How do you know?
 

A:Is this CPU compatible? How do you tell?

You will have to try and find out the socket number for the motherboard in it. You can use a program called CPUZ I think which is free to download. I think this is the way to go at this any one back me up?
 

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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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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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Is this motherboard:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16813152053

compatible with this CPU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16819103539

My main concern is that the motherboard says under Supported CPU, FSB: 800MHz Hyper Transport (1600MT/s). If you look at the CPU under FSB it just says "intergrated into chip". What does that mean/are the two compatible?
 

A:Compatible?

Yes, they are compatible, just some fancy footwork in writing the specs.
 

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I'm building my first computer and I wasn't sure if the Asus Z87 A motherboard is compatible with Corsair Vengeance 8gb (2x 4gb). Is it compatible? And if so, what shows me that they are?

http://www.amazon.com/Asus-Z87-A-DD...TF8&qid=1398306326&sr=8-1&keywords=asus+z87+a

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004QBUL1C/ref=gno_cart_title_0?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Thanks for the help
 

A:Compatible?

Hi, Welcome to TSG.

Have a look at this - http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/LGA1150/Z87-A/Z87-A_DRAM_QVL_0730.pdf

This is the list of supported RAM for the Z87-A

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Here is the support page for the Z87-A where you can find the manual, QVL and more.
https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Z87A/HelpDesk/
 

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newbie wanting some conformation here...

This is my motherboard

Intel D845EBG2
-Two 184, 2.5 V SDRAM Dual Inline Memory Module (DIMM) sockets
-266/200 MHz DDR SDRAM interface
-designed to support upto 2gb of system memory

This the ram I need right?

http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=74942&item=6731401997&rd=1

I was wondering if you guy can show me a better brand and if possible if I can get a higher speed than pc2100.

Thanks
 

A:Is my RAM compatible?

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Is this problem being addressed?
 

A:TSG add-on not compatible with FF3.5

you might check this link:
Tech Support Guy Forums > Community > Site Comments & Suggestions >
Solved: TSG add-on for FF does not work with FF 3.5
http://forums.techguy.org/site-comments-suggestions/839472-solved-tsg-add-ff-does.html

this works too
http://forums.techguy.org/search.php
 

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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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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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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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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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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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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.
 

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 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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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 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 NXV7HSI007229109212000

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hi everyone

my name is calmat and i have just joined your windows 8 forum and i would like to ask what anti-virus
can i use on my laptop because i tried to install MSE and it has told me that this antivirus programme
is not compatible with windows 8.
regards calmat

A:MSE not compatible

MSE stopped with Win 7 and has been replaced with built in Windows Defender on Win 8. 3rd party anti virus all have pros and cons and are a matter of choice whether to install them or not. Often they will react differently on different computers.

I personally use only WD and Malwarebytes Pro only. They have served me well and have had no problems. There are many posts in this forum showing the benefits of one or the other. As always, use common sense when visiting unknown sites and don't open unsolicited email attachments.

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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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http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/partlist/

Sorry, don't know much about building PC's...but I am learning fast! Also, is my power supply high enough? Thanks in advance.
 

A:Is this all compatible?

the link is broken. Just write out your parts
 

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I've been having some problems with my computer concerning speed and with a very short search I have found the problem; My computer has only one GB of RAM. That explains it!

In search of new RAM cards for my computer, I have stumbled upon this one on ebay that might work. I just want to get the confirmation from you guys.

Those RAM cards: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Kingston-4G...1380317?pt=US_Memory_RAM_&hash=item3a7636685d

Hurry! I only have about 5 days until it's sold!

To assist you, Here is my computer now:
It only has 2 RAM slots and only works with DDR types of RAM.
It has a very decent CPU speed at about 2.5 GHz.
I strongly believe that the PIN size needed for the cards is 184 (I looked it up).

Some questions that I need answered:
What is the maximum allowed RAM on this computer?
Is the RAM compatible?
Is this a good amount to pay for it, or is there another, cheaper, way?
Should I buy a new computer, or just stick with this one?

In advance, Thank you for your help!

-Techtrainee
 

A:Is this RAM compatible with my PC?

There is not enough information. We need to know which computer you have or at least which motherboard you have in the PC.

Many motherboards only support 1GB per memory slot. There is no way of knowing if your motherboard will support 2GB per slot, without first looking up the information.
 

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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

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Thanks,
-UNR3ALXV
 

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Is WD10JPVX 1 TB HDD compatible for my laptop -- Pavilion notebook 15eoo7-tu

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I am looking into building my own computer. As this will be my first time I am in need of some help. I need to know if I bought the following parts if they would be compatible. I would also want to know of any ways I could spend less money in the process.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811156098

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813188046

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227365

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115037

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835186134

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102849

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106325

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139006

If I am missing anything or if there is something that should be adapted plz reply.

- Steven
 

A:Is this compatible?

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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.
 

A:Is this compatible?

Hey mate,

The motherboard (H61M-K) will not be compatible with the CPU (AMD A6-7400K). I think it might be better if you give us some information on what games you are wanting to play because the parts and budget you are looking at is going to have some big limitations. On average for playing recent/new games these days I'd recommend 8GB of RAM, Quad Core CPU, Graphics card varies on what you want to play the power supply you listed is a good brand (Corsair) and the 80Plus Bronze is okay.
 

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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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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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Hi i need to upgrade some components on my PC, i was wondering if you could tell me if these components are compatible...

-MSI A85XA-G65 AMD A85X Chipset (Socket FM2) DDR3 ATX Motherboard
-AMD A4-5300 3.40GHz (Socket FM2) APU Trinity Dual Core Processor (AD5300OKHJBOX)

And also if they are compatible with my current graphics cards which are 2x nVidia GeForce 8800 GTX 768mb. I think i may need to upgrade my ram also as it is DDR2?

Thanks in advance for any help
 

A:Are these compatible?

Here is the support page for that mb;
http://us.msi.com/product/mb/FM2-A85XA-G65.html#/?div=Overview
As you can see the cpu you selected is listed as supported.

The board has 2 pci-e slots so yes you can run those cards.

Yes you need new ram.

FWIW, you are spending money on a new cpu, mb, and ram yet you want to use video cards that are going on 7yrs old. The 8800 was released in late 06 so it is getting very long in the tooth now. Seven years is more than a lifetime in the tech world.
 

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will my system HP p7-1037c be able to use a (sorry can't post a link yet i need 5 posts) startech 400 watt psu( ATX2POW400HS)? if not, do you have any recommended psu i could use?
 

A:Compatible PSU

Any quality 500 Watt or bigger ATX wattage power supply will work...

Some quality brands are:
Antec, Corsair, Thermaltake, OZC
 

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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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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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