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PC case (expansion slot) extension cable array

Q: PC case (expansion slot) extension cable array

I ve got several excellent computer cases and a tight-fit on a PC system desk setup Typical problem is most all the PC quot connections quot to it are on the quot back quot amp on the expansion slot panel all jacks amp connectors are Ind standard As you ve probably figured out from my long Title above - I don t know what these extension arrays are actually called I have seen them usually threaded inside the PC case from the back or Mobo to the front Not knowing the correct omundo name for these things has made googling for um a lot harder What i d like is to extend the connections for at least all my Graphics card Audio in out jacks - and rear USB connections up to the front of the machine where they should be on all machines in the first place Actually Other than things like the NIC card and A C I d just as soon move quot all quot the quot user access quot connectors up front to the top the side where ever they would be actually quot accessable quot I m just tired of having to stand PC cable slot) case (expansion extension array on my head - with a flash light in hand - tangled in wires that i m not looking for - i m sure lots of you have been there Any ideas where I can find these things or a correct NAME for um I ll buy them individually if PC case (expansion slot) extension cable array i have to or a harness PC case (expansion slot) extension cable array with all the extended connections on it would be Ok with me Video connections extended up front might also be nice but with xVGA S-Video and a HDMI out really don t cause that much climbing over in the back Thanks guys GerryH nbsp

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A: PC case (expansion slot) extension cable array

Usually,newer motherboards have extra headers for connecting
the front panel connections.
Afraid graphics and network usually don't have header extensions,
but something like this can get audio/usb firewire up front.
You need to find one to match the headers.
USB is standard but audio can be standard or HD.
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Thanks for any help!

A:expansion slot

well, most PCI cards sohuld play nice nice with the shared slot. But i'm not to sure abuot that. I'm not sure if the sound card would like it though. You can probably just put the NIC in there

Just remember, i could be wrong.
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A:Expansion Slot Screws

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A:XC-704 Expansion Slot & Memory Upgrade

Ok, Sorry looking up the model at Kingston and a couple other sites didn't show your computer and seeing I hadn't seen any I was confused. Based on what I have found maybe a Model from other country.  With that said it looks like it comes with 2gig DDR3L Ram and is Upgradable to 8Gig Also looks like yours comes With 1 PCI Express x16 Slot. I am not sure with the PSU and with that slot if you would be able to upgrade to a different Graphics Card. GPU and size of case would put a huge limit on what could be able to fit...  James
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A:TC-705-EB53 expansion slot question

OK, Yes that is the one that I was Refering to...  There was some boards that could connect to that slot I don't see any ATM but they were non Controller systems Plug in and some would be found. Some wouldn't So I think they have done away with them... One with a Controller like the one in my picture here.... Can be used for SDD and also an extra HDD off it as well. They have others that are just SSD and some that have 2 spaces for SSD on the card but may not work for your space as they are longer cards. There are also some that offer SSD, SATA and exta ESata out the back... It is all up to what you want and how much you like to spend.
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A:Dell E7250 SSD Expansion Slot

The additional slot referenced is in the E-dock expansion adapter - NOT the system.  The system takes only one internal M.2 drive.
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A:will DDR DRIMM work in DDR2 DIMM expansion slot?

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A:NIC installation problem - won't fit into slot. Newby-first timer cracking case

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A:PSU cable and case fan cable questions


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A:Change file extension upper/lower case

Not sure you can as Windows is case insensative, but have you tried doing it from a Command prompt, enclosing the filename.ext in double quotes as "filename.ext"?

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ren "FileName.EXT" FileName.EX"
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A:VGA slot to HDMI cable!!!

You can get the HDMI Video signal from an adapter, but you will not have HDMI digital audio. You will have to connect the audio separately from the PC to the TV.

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A:PCI-e extension cable? ? ?

There are extenders for all kinds of things out there... I've never used one, never needed to. When you're building a PC into desks or anything else, it's always a good idea to plan for airflow, cooling, etc.

LitITX - This page is based in the UK, but it does tell you they're out there.
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A:VGA Extension Cable

It is possible that your video card does not support the resolution your TV is set to, or vice-versa.
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A:Need a cable extension

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A:usb extension cable ???

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A:USB Extension Cable not recognized

No, no driver. You may wish to return the cable for a different one or try a powered USB hub instead of a simple extension.
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i assume you have tried it again without the cable and it worked again?
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A:Split Monitor Cable & Extension

Do you want to see the same thing on both monitors or two separate things? A splitter will only show you the same thing on both screens, including the same resolution. If you want to see two different things on each monitor then you will need a video card that has two outputs.

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A:Question: Keyboard Extension Cable

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15m are you sure? (may be 1.5m)

Is the cable USB 1 or USB 2?
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A:Inexplicable USB extension cable problem

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A:Extension Cable for Power Supply

Believe standard on most PSU are about 5-6' . I would not use an extension cord. Of course plug into a surge protector, try get a quality one, not cheap one.

I have bought from this company before, have many sizes in feet, good quality. can't be beat in prices. Power Cords w/ 3 Conductor PC Power Connector - Google around, many other sellers on internet, never beat there prices though.

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A:Extension cable / keyboard problem !

When you unplugged the usb cable (key board), was the PC powered on? Sometimes doing so can cause such issues as you are experiencing. Generally a reboot will set things wright.

What does it look like in the device manager, are there any yellow triangles?

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A:Power extension cable issue

might be the monitor

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Ok... Actually I've had no problem since I changed the settings in BIOS
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Why I couldn't start my comp and why it said the power extension
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Is that your actual cable or just a picture you found?

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I have seen a similar problem, but it was all USB ports that weren't working.

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Jimboson said:

Anyway Should I leave my moniter plug in the AGP slot video card or put it where no video card is but goes right into the computer
Click to expand...

That's known as integrated graphics, now do you have a PCI video card and an APG video card or an Integrated video card and an AGP card?

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Hello and welcome to TSF

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link I'll give you below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a

Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps

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Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

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A:ram expansion

Dear Customer, As per the System Board Architecture, your unit can only support upto 6-GB of memory. Please go through the below Maintenance and Service Guide for clear underatanding: PAGE 11 AND 12  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee
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25GB is the recommended disk space for a window 8 consumer preview install, your C: drive just isn't big enough unless you wipe your OS that's all ready on it and you wouldn't want to do that, only install windows 8 on a test machine or as dual boot install in my opinion.

It looks like you have enough space on your E: drive where you could create a 25GB blank partition and then you could install Windows 8 consumer preview there, if not then get another or bigger hard drive.

You could also make a ghost image of your C: drive, get a bigger C: hard drive, reghost your C: drive back onto the new bigger hard drive and then create a blank partition on it of 25GB or bigger and install windows 8 there, that's above my head though and could be kind of hard to do.

hope something helps
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