Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Yes, you can buy a copy of WIndows 7 and use that. I’m always looking for projects and hobbies to keep me going and don’t want a computer that u just have to take out the box and plug in. Using the site is easy and fun. Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor. I couldn’t even consider this without all the advice.

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I am motherboar novice at best and have done some hardware work and assisted new builds but now have questions and a budget for this project.

Dell XPS 410 upgrade? New build?

Attached is a syslog from my last parity check. I find that a built machine seems to last longer, if only because you can do upgrades along the way. I flashed it to the Tyan bios which gave me a few FSB options like, or something like deell. Already have an account? I only point it out as an option. If you can get something else I would suggest it.

But it gets worse, I have the usual converter rails to mount HDD into 5. I know that will allow me more upgrades to new technology in the future.

Dell BIOS Updates

I know I need more more RAM. You folks are my guides and I trust your educated advice. I think that’s what the forums are all about.


Putting 6 disks inside the case is difficult, cooling them even moreso. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed motherbooard our staff. For a small unraid setup, if you get this box for free or already have it and went to repurpose it, use it.

Previously, nVidia made chipsets, but have moved away from doing that.

Dell Dimension a/k/a XPS a/k/a DXP works! – Motherboards and CPUs – Unraid

Discussion in ‘ Motherboards ‘ started by reddingoDec 1, Jotherboard would be more cost effective in the long run. Here are my specs: But once I tore into the Dell case I actually liked the setup and wondered if Motyerboard might be able to just get a bit more juice out of this MB’s p chipset. Best of luck to you. I’ve forgotten my password. I’m always looking for projects and hobbies to keep me going and don’t want a computer that u just have to take out the box and plug in.

I did most of my copying and parity checks with the side of edll case off which did help temps. I’m convinced now that the answer is build new with some of my parts. No, create an account now. I even have a Thermaltake Armor case that I can repurpose if needed. I have no clue.


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I am really agonizing over this, and I want to try to evaluate if it’s worth all the trouble. Welcome to BleepingComputera free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers.

I’m not real comfortable with processor upgrades but have others to assist and hope to have some of you to watch my back.

motherborad Backstory – bought a e xps for dirt cheap off the outlet site. Dec 3, 3. I’m in need of this to do the scanning, photo editing, printing and business software mentioned above.

Dell XPS upgrade? Dells come gimped with a lot of bios settings disabled, it sure would be nice to have a little bit more customization. Join in the conversation now!