Home > Dell Studio > Dell Studio XPS 435MT - Installing SSD And Windows 7 64bit

Dell Studio XPS 435MT - Installing SSD And Windows 7 64bit

Thanks in advance for any advice on my situation. However, on the crucial website it states DDR3 1600 is supported as well as 4 GB each slot and a max of 24 GB. I still see Magician telling me that I should be in AHCI mode. I suggest you get the kind that has locking connectors such as this one:http://www.amazon.com/Monoprice-18-Inch-Locking-90-Degree-108783/dp/B009GUXU52/ref=pd_cp_pc_3There are issues using SSD's in the 435MT relating to the lack of AHCI support in the BIOS. his comment is here

That will fix the problem. I am not sure how anyone can fit a double slot card into this box because of the wires and plugs that would be right against the heatsink/fan on the bottom skyshow1Nov 12, 2013, 4:22 AM So can I install an SSD drive (for OS and applications) and a second drive (for data) in the 435mt? Let me check would you mind doing a remote session by chance so that I might check what you are seeing please? Ask Your Own Computer Question Customer: replied4 years http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19540728

There are a few "Catch 22" issues in that regard. Isn't this fun? Or did the drive fit into the same slot and use the same connectors?* Get latest BIOS from Dell-- this is where the process that you used starts getting fuzzy, so

Then possibly add say a 1tb storage drive to the system later? Shortly after I got it, I upgraded the OS to Vista Ultimate. Ask a question and give support. Why doesn't my OCZ OCZ3G1600LV6GK DDR3 PC3-12800 1600 MHz Gold XTC downclock to 1333 MHZ and not 1066MHZ from 1600.

Two results are possible: DisableDeleteNotify = 0: This indicates that TRIM is enabled and working on the operating system. And TRIM works natively in both Win 7 & Win 8. Don't know about Vista though. page I suggest you read the articles on Paul Thurrott's Supersite for Windows:http://winsupersite.com/article/windows-7/clean-install-windows-7-with-upgrade-media-128512Step 1Download the applicable drivers for your system from the Dell website. (The Dell Downloads website for the XPS-435MT doesn't

The green LED on the back of the PSU will still be lit, however it won't supply enough power to boot. The SATA data cable doesn't need to be very long, a 14" one will be fine. I currently have a Dell Studio XPS 435MT (Vista 64bit) running two HDD's in RAID 0 (as from factory) I need to install Windows 7 64bit and would like to also I then typed in my password (not knowing what I was doing with a black screen) and it logged me in to a clear desktop with no windows bar or icons.

Assuming at some point you get your system up and running from your SSD, there is one other problem that crops up when you insert a blank optical disk into your http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/291675-32-435mt-general-install-advice-sata-controller Roberts replied4 years ago. Any help would be much appreciated. WIndows 7 professional and Ultimate can do up to 192 GB of memory that is the actual reason you are having that problem.Also verified by microsoft you didn't do anything wrong

Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 MarkGS MarkGS Members 245 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:07:08 PM Posted 30 July 2011 - http://divxeo.com/dell-studio/dell-studio-xps-1640-drivers.html Share this:TwitterFacebook Like this: Like Loading... Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India The Unofficial Windows 10 Reinstallation Guide The Link between Flags for the UK, Ca, NZ and Au (CANZUK) ATA is likely AHCI in Dells simplistic bios, besides you don't have much choice.

Back to top #10 killerx525 killerx525 Bleepin' Aussie Members 7,220 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Melbourne, Australia Local time:10:08 AM Posted 01 August 2011 - 12:38 AM The Dell motherboard can not Download the STOR_Win7_8_11.6.0.1030_PV.exe and install it (several reboots required). The next problem you will likely encounter is a failed install of your OS. weblink My motherboard only has two options either ATA or RAID.

Does that mean that this is the max speed that my MOBO will support and I am wasting my time trying to buy RAM at 1333 or 1600 MHZ? Click here to Register a free account now! Is this possible?

Now install your SSD as a second drive and be prepared to test it. 3.

Of course, if you enable RAID after your OS is installed, everything on your SSD or HDD will be lost and you will have to reinstall the OS again. This one looks like it will work:http://www.amazon.com/SILVERSTONE-SDP08-3-5-2-5-Inch-Converter/dp/B002BH3Z8E/ref=pd_sim_pc_2* If you plan on using your current 500GB HDD you will need a SATA data cable. Is there a noticeable difference in system performance from 6 GB-12 GB-16GB etc.. Next to Fords, any computer is a piece of cake. (The cake, its not a lie) 3770K @4.5, Corsair H100, GTX780, 16gig Samsung, Obsidian 700 (yes there is a 700) Back

This is where I have got to: - I used Paragon Backup (free) to create a backup to an ext usb drive. - Then I have connected my new 1tb drive The drive booted to a black screen only after the first 5 windows updates Mar 30, 2012 at 2:40 AM #2 WarDad New Member Joined: Sep 18, 2011 Messages: 18 No, create an account now. check over here Should I be looking for new DVD drives as well?I have a NAS and Acronis I use to image my current 500GB drive.

I hope someone can give me a few answers to my questions. One more moment. However, by selecting RAID for the SATA Mode, AHCI is enabled on all four SATA ports as well as eSATA. So, before you use your optical drive(s), check in Device Manager to see if you can change the driver for the optical drive's SATA controller in the OS to IDE/UDMA.In my

Keep the 2-500's in a single RAID array and set the SSD as a separate partition for Windows 7 Jan 15, 2014 #2 Poke13 TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks Tmagic650 or keep the optical drive (s) plugged into the mother board? 3. Remote is not needed I was doing researched and verified by getting information directly from dell. The power cable should already be available on your PSU.

Your DELL may implement most of the AHCI Spec, in ATA mode. Charles A. Austin Atkins : Hello. By enabling RAID in the BIOS you will not be able to boot from your existing HDD since it was configured with the BIOS in IDE mode.

Go to this link: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa366778(v=vs.85).aspx#physical_memory_limits_windows_7 Also here are the specs for your computer the wrong ones where provided earlier.http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/435MT/en/SG/sg_en.pdfWindows 7 home premium 64 bit can only handle up to 16 GB I don't think the Bios can be tweaked to overclock the CPU. What kind of memory are you trying to install.