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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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oki doki guys here we go again. Im pretty sure all this is compatable but my dad is making me check before i go and spend alot of money:

motherboard: http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=AM2NF3-VSTA
processor: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/132142
cpu fan: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/120876
psu: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/124927
ram: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/91124
graphics card: http://www.mvktech.net/content/view/3368/39/

thanks alot guys
 

A:Compatible?

Looks alright to me, although your motherboard can take faster RAM if you're interested: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/129954
It's only 2 more as well

If you want to OC, get the 5000+ Black Edition. It has a smaller nm process than the 6400+ so it will go faster and run cooler. If you don't want to OC and/or don't have any experience in doing it before, go with a regular 6400+. The only difference in the Black Version is the unlocked multiplier which allows you to make it run faster.
 

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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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Yo Dudes,

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

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

now for the juciy stuff:

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

that aboot covers it

any tips on improvements would be greatly appreicated

thanks in advance

 

A:Compatible !?

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

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

Here are the specs for the machine.

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

Memory Size 512MB

Memory Speed 533MHz PC4200

Memory Type DDR2

Memory CAS Latency 4

Pins 240

Thanks for the help,

Matt
 

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Hi there, just a quick one,

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

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

 

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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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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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hey guys i got a little problem

i got a cpu processor AMD athlon (tm) 64 x2 Dual core 4200+ 2.2GHZ ( 2 cpu's)C
graphic card : Nvidia geforce 8400 GS

atm im running with 1 gb ram but gonan buy another and better one. what ram do u recommend : 3 gig ram OR 4 gig ram to be compatable with cpu ??
 

A:RAM compatible with CPU?

Wouldn't it be helpful to know the motherboard, and the operating system ? That information is what is usually needed first... then the memory answer comes fairly quickly.
I would not want to try to match the existing memory module, but rather to buy new modules all of the same brand and specs... mixing memory modules too often slows things down a bit.
 

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Hi All

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

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

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

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

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

A:NAS compatible with PS3?

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

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

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Hey TSG,

I do work on computers for people within my neighborhood, local business, places like that. Nothing official, but I like to help out when I can. Today I was asked to upgrade a machine's RAM. The computer is a Dell Dimension 4700. It currently has 256MB of DDR2 PC2-3200 RAM installed. I ordered 2GB (2x1GB) DDR2 PC2-6400. While some sites have said (Crucial.com among others) that the 6400 is compatible, others have said that only 5300 would be compatible. While still, other sites say only 3200 and 4200. I have no idea what to believe, which makes me unsure about what my next step should be.

So in summary, is DDR2-6400 compatible with the Dell Dimension 4700? 5300?

Obviously the 3200 is compatible because that's what's currently in the computer, but if the computer can handle faster RAM, I would like to order that. Can someone help me find out the correct information?

Thanks so much for reading this and would appreciate a speedy yet accurate response. I need the information as soon as possible.

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Below I have provided links (and screenshots) which give me mixed signals about compatible RAM. Hopefully somebody can help clear up this issue.
http://www.crucial.com/store/listparts.aspx?model=Dimension%204700%20Series
http://www.memorystock.com/ram/DellDimension4700RAM.html
http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/...etail.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=dhs&cs=19&sku=a0735470
http://www.memoryupgrade.pro/2gb-dell-dimension-4700-533mhz-unbuffered-d... Read more

A:Is This RAM Compatible?

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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

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










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A:Compatible HDD with T61

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

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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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Hey can someone check my build please? Thanks!

CASE: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147091
HARD DRIVE: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136075
MOBO: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128342
RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231122
GFX CARD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131360
CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103687

I just wanted to make sure everything is compatible. If you have any suggestions i will greatly appreciate it! Thanks again
 

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Hello I have a HP ProBook 440 G3 Notebook PC and wanted to purchase a pen for it, what pen is compatible with the PC? Thanks Kevin

A:What pen is compatible

Hi,This is the only HP document related to HP active pen/stylus compatibility to various consumer and business notebooks - that is updated periodically.https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c05166879I'm not seeing your business notebook in this unfortunately.RegardsVisruth

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bleh.. nvmd
 

A:this mem compatible?

Nope, totally incompatible!
 

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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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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?

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

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

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

A:compatible?

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

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

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

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

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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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My daughter bought a Dell, the DVD hardware on it are SAMSUNG DVD-ROM SD-616E and also TEAC DVD+RW DV-W58E, we have been unable to copy anything on DVD, music CD's came out OK. Are they compatible one is a + the other one is a -. What kind very EASY program should she get to be able to copy DVD, her son is a baby and has already destroyed a few and we want to copy the one's he like and keep the originals on touch for the future, if you think I am clueless she is much worse than me.

Please Helpppppppp
 

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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.
 

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

A:usb not compatible

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

-DG

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

A:is my PC 64 bit compatible

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

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I've been 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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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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Hi,

I am wanting to add more ram to my system.

I have this motherboard:
MSI Z77A-GD55 Intel Z77 Socket 1155 DDR3 PCI-Express Motherboard

I already have this ram:
4GB Mushkin Blackline #996659B (2x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz 9-9-9-24

I want to add another 4GB is there anything I should know before I buy some?

Thanks.
 

A:New compatible ram?

You should always try to install RAM in matched sets whenever possible. If I'm going to add more memory I always buy the same speed from the same manufacturer.
 

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yo, getting a new comp, i believve all of these components are compatible but would like a second opinion
ill insert EVERYTHING im getting just cause its easier

cheers in advance
and tips or improvements welcome

Coolermaster 690 II Advanced, White, Mid Tower Case w/o PSU
Asus Sabertooth P67 Rev3, Intel P67, S1155, PCI-E 2.0, DDR3 1866, SATA 6Gb/s, SATA RAID, ATX
Intel Core i7 2600K Unlocked, 1155, Sandy Bridge, Qd Core, 3.4 GHz, GPU 850Mhz, 8MB Cache, 95W, OEM
Corsair Memory Vengeance 16GB DDR3 1600 MHz CAS 9 XMP Dual Channel Desktop Sandybridge Ready
2GB MSI Radeon HD6970, PCI-E 2.1 (x16), 5500MHz GDDR5, GPU 880MHz, 1536 Cores, DVI/mHDMI/mDP
750W Corsair Enthusiast 750TXV2UK TX V2 Series, 85% Eff', SLi, EPS 12V, 80 Plus Bronze, 140mm Fan
120GB OCZ Technology Vertex 3, 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s Sandforce SSD, Read 550MB/s, Write 500MB/s, 60K IOPS
2 x Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache - OEM (WD1002FAEX)
Corsair H50-1 Hydro High-performance CPU WatercoolerS775/1366/1156/1155 AMD 754/939/940/AM2/AM2+/AM3

then the extras such as two monitors, mouse, keyboard, 5.1. surround sound speakers, multi card reader,
2 x cd rw drives, and some change of the fans tis all



cheers in advance
 

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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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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 ppl...

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

A:Compatible or not?

which game, on which intel?

it's all in the details, friend.

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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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Hey guy's i was just wondering if my case,mobo, and processor is compatible and to see if it fits and everything here is the websites.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16811208004 case

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16819103533 processor

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16813131510 mobo

plus i have a geforce 5500 and i got the ram settled plz tell me if this is all compatible and it will work thx guys.
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Subtotal - 564.99
P&P - 8.45
VAT - 97.08

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

A:Is this compatible?

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

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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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