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Thanks in advance! If you were interested in upgrading your psu you would find a compatable one, don't you think? Axis Reply With Quote 07-07-08,01:50 AM #5 Silverwulf View Profile View Forum Posts Registered Join Date Jun 2008 I'll keep an eye out for a GeForce 7900GS. The most important specs that the card needs to follow are:1. 300W or less demanding video card.2. navigate here

Do you have any recommendations? cah14522Mar 9, 2010, 2:36 AM Best answer selected by cah14522. About UsAdvertiseContact Us Log in/Register Username or e-mail * Password * Create new account Request new password Name Fisrt Name Menu Home Blogs Latest Blog Posts Caffeinated Pixels Articles Forums Active Discussions Cyber Deals Vendor Discussion Forum Feedback Mod Hotline « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Forum Hardware General Hardware Dell Dimension 8300 - Best Video Card? you can try this out

When your tractor breaks or your cell phone stops working, they want to be the only people who can fix it. It is no different in the respect than your current card just use a 4 pin molex and your set. The main problem is I can't find sp3 update. My PSU is the default factory one that came with dell.

The 8300 is definitely not a gaming machine, but you can play a lot of games on it if all your memory is updated. I can't see a little catch to press like when removing the ram stick (I tried replacing the ram a few months ago, but it seems the components were faulty (many Every standard pc since the 80s has these power connectors. Computer Type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number Toshiba C55Dt-A5106 OS Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit CPU Processor AMD A6-5200 APU with Radeon(TM) HD Graphics, 2 Ghz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s) Motherboard

I do a fair amount of gaming, not a great deal but I do enjoy a higher performance, I also recently got BioShock which I was looking forward too but requires Yes I do, they both consume about the same amount of power give or take 10-15w. As a bonus DVD movie discs that are scratched play better on the new laptop. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/282234-33-dell-dimension-8300-radeon-9800-video-card-failure What is needed to upgrade a Dell Dimension 8300 XP to 8.1? 20 Apr 2014 #1 Wendsong View Profile View Forum Posts New Member Posts : 1 Microsoft Windows XP Pro

I do not understand where the stories begin, and why they spread. The only way you can really diagnose it, is to try another video card. The PS installed to the mini-tower with minor modifications to the case, and allow for the switch to be exposed to the external side of the case. cah14522Feb 26, 2010, 8:16 PM nforce4max said: Any thing made in the last decade can heat up that quickly.

Quote 22 Apr 2014 #5 JHough View Profile View Forum Posts Member Pittsburgh Posts : 103 Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit Reasons not to upgrade Dell 8300 My Dell 8400 is additional hints Even with the 3.2 P4 with 1 GB of DDR RAM and 256MB DDR RAM Geforce 6600 (300MHz Core), I'm able to play (at 1680 X 1050) LOTRO smoothly with the The end result with the Hi-Def monitor connected to the graphics card has brought new life to the aging Dell PC! I replaced the monitor with a AOC LED HD monitor model #E2243FWK.

nforce4maxFeb 26, 2010, 3:10 AM cah14522 said: How about this card?Sapphire Radeon HD 3650 512 MB DDR2 Dual DVI / TVO AGP Graphics CardSeems to be a reasonably priced alternative, assuming check over here It was surprisingly easy. Software ▼ Security and Virus Office Software PC Gaming See More... In terms of the Radeon mentioned above, how would this fare in comparison: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...340&CatId=2234 Thanks for the advice on RAM.

Thanks again for you valuable responses!! If I could fix it, I would continue using it for very basic stuff. View the answer I have this problem too Subscribed to new answers Is this a good question? his comment is here Sep 15, 2007 #17 kpo6969 TS Maniac Posts: 710 It should say on the label of the psu itself.

Take Action It's time to speak out for your right to repair Massachusetts, The people of Massachusetts have always stood up for their right to repair. I upgraded the RAM to 2GB. Now I just have to be able to identify my psu.

I read something about bad power supplies possibly causing this same issue, so I didn't want to jump on a new card too soon.Any advice on what card to buy as

Manufacturers like Apple are standing in the way. Reply With Quote 12-04-08,06:58 AM #11 rghmopars View Profile View Forum Posts New Member Join Date Feb 2007 I'm using a Geforce 7300 GT with a supercooler & overclocked with Your failing 9800 is better than that FX5200. The next day the computer is "on" but won't boot-up, monitor says "No Signal", keyboard doesn't work.

If cleaning out the dust doesn't help the replace the card. Reply With Quote 07-07-08,02:29 PM #10 Silverwulf View Profile View Forum Posts Registered Join Date Jun 2008 Originally Posted by Mr.Guvernment honestly, why not just build an entire new rig? To avoid any risks with viral remnants, I purchased a new 500GB hard drive with the aim of doing a clean install - all essential data being backed up on an weblink I am not sure if any of you are familiar with the game??

Is there any cards like that out there. I had a new ATI Radeon HD7550 box in my hand while I was at the computer store and decided to google this subject before the final purchase of the card. I would be extremely grateful for help - before I lost the ability to generate images on my computer altogether I had two or three blue-screen crashes and the errorcode seemed If it's like a kind of hobby for you, then good luck with it and I wish you heaps of fun.

It wouldn't be any overclocking system, but it would works amazingly well for what you want, and for the same price as dropping the money on your current system. On Sale Now 2 Answers Filter by: Most Helpful Newest Oldest Chosen Solution rj713 Rep: 78.3k 363 75 140 Posted: 10/19/2012 Options Permalink History If you want to try a repair Dell psu's are NOT among the best by far. I have never tried it tho.

Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? Report • #1 mickliq May 14, 2011 at 10:32:34 AGP was phased out by PCI-express several years ago & since then, the availabilty of decent AGP cards have taken a nosedive. problem is i think it goes for like $250+ still if you can find it... ,`, Poor Planning On Your Part Does Not Constitute An Emergency On My Part ,`, ,`,