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Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... Sep 4, 2007 #5 Rik Banned Posts: 3,814 Making a statement like that and not explaining what you mean is of no help to anyone whatsoever. Last edited by Silverwulf; 07-07-08 at 10:00 AM. I installed the ATI HD 4650 and replaced the 305 Watt power supply with a Thermaltake TR2 470 Watt power supply. http://mffonline.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-8300-graphics-card-upgrade.php

I could understand it happening after several minutes of use, but right away?Thanks again - any suggestions on which card to purchase? i5 3570K @ 4.5GHz Thermalright Macho 120 ASRock Z77 Pro4 8GB Kingston HyperX 1600MHz 128GB Samsung 830 SSD EVGA GTX770 ACX EVGA Supernova 750G2 Corsair 650D Reply With Quote 12-04-08,12:43 PM It too is part of the motherboard. Most "techs" on this forum are reflecting on the basic home desktops ranging from the 2100, 2200, 2250, 2300, 2350, 2400, and 3000 which are budget machines not built for any http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dell-dimension-8300-graphics-card-upgrade.86125/

Do you think it's a waste even if I'll be mixing some music or programs like Audition and Cubase? The problem is that a few of the higher end graphics cards don't work too reliably with psu's of only reasonable quality. TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds.

I currently have ASUS N7600GS Silent 256mb video card. My bad. The Digital Right to Repair Bill requires manufacturers to provide owners and independent repair businesses with fair access to service information, security updates, and replacement parts. 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

This has two 'rails' for extended 12v power. The only minor snags were locating drivers for the on-motherboard sound chip, the old stock SoundBlaster PCI card, and the stock NVidia GeForce 5200. I am playing dynasty warriors 4 hyper right now. you could check here Like I had still an old Athlon 3200+ (32-bit) and I even bought the fastest available AGP-GPU for it back then (HIS HD 4670 IceQ Native HDMI 1GB (128bit) DDR3 AGP

I know that some of them may seme pricey for an "older" card and all, but I need to be able to get better performance out of what I have for For what you have described as your needs, there are still a few good AGP cards that will work fine. You have an AGP 8x slot I would suggest a 7600GT, either psu could handle this. Note it does not have TV out--keeping that feature would increase cost.

I find it fun making these older machine continue to be useful. nforce4maxFeb 25, 2010, 2:59 AM It is the card and had that one card my self it was a fun card while it lasted but you can try a few things I am not sure if any of you are familiar with the game?? Pete Top Log in or register to post comments Fri, 08/22/2014 - 16:53 Permalink K.

I'll try cleaning things out tonight. my review here I am a very, very basic user & the TV out does not need to work for my needs. How do I go about doing that? cah14522Feb 26, 2010, 3:29 AM multiscreenz said: I would get another ATI card.

Heat can kill parts over time. your putting all this cash into an old "dead" system... A google search for power supply calculator will help you decide what your limits might be... click site your putting all this cash into an old "dead" system...

I can only run the game at 1024x768 with dynamic shadows switched off, antialiasing 4 samples, anisotropic 16x, and framed base. solved Dell Dimension E310 Video Card Upgrade More resources See also solved New Video Card For Dell Dimension 2400 solved Best Nvidia Video Card for Dell Dimension E521 (For Gaming in nforce4maxFeb 25, 2010, 3:48 AM cah14522 said: OK - Thanks.


Make sure you uninstall the Graphics drivers before you remove the card and install a new one. Related Resources Rec for replacement video card for Dell Dimension 8300 on 250w PSU Need help Video card upgrade for Dell Dimension 8300 Dell Dimension 8300 video card help solved Dell The motherboard came out before PCI Express. I also need suggestions on which Sound card, since there isn't one now.

Does anyone have any idea on what cards would be compatible with my system and any recommendations on what would be the best fit. My PSU is the default factory one that came with dell. This morning, the lines are coming back, so I guess it might still be the card / an overheating process - so I'm going to stick with the card I ordered http://mffonline.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-e310-graphics-card-upgrade.php We'd like to hear how it goes for you.

And they get to set whatever prices they want. There was a 7950GT but it was plagued with problems. All the graphic card drivers installed to the WinXP without problems. it looks to be possible to re-wire a standard one to work on a dell.

Sep 4, 2007 #4 kpo6969 TS Maniac Posts: 710 rik said: Your psu (power supply unit) will undoubtedly be the limiting factor. Your failing 9800 is better than that FX5200. I happen to have the 7950GT book-marked for myself and I have pcie. Updating to a quad core processor speeds up multi-tasking, which helps when an antivirus program is scanning through memory. 6.

It won't shutdown the normal way (it'll just stay on the shutdown screen forever) and it never comes back from sleep without a BSOD along with... nforce4maxFeb 26, 2010, 3:44 AM cah14522 said: So you think this card will work in my system, with the standard ports, power supply, etc.? Actually, the CD drive did, and a CD and DVD drive have been purchased. 3. Take Action Skip to main content OUR NETWORK:Home Technology Network EHome-Design Explore3DTV Robo Community MyOpenRouter Sansa Community See all...

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... I guess I should also ask if this upgrade is even possible. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core Graphics Cards Today's Posts Dell Dimension 8300 Graphics CardUpgrade Byjmohsin Sep 4, 2007 Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next > Hi all I downloaded both.

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Dont get thrown off by the people who report bad things about Dell power supplies and power supplies.