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Solved: How Do I Upgrade A Slot A CPU?

Q: Solved: How Do I Upgrade A Slot A CPU?

Hi People,

I have an old Dell Dimension XPX T600 PC. I want to upgrade the cpu. However its a Slot A. I'm told that I don't have to upgrade the entire slot, just the cpu. How do I do this?

Also, what is the max cpu my slot A pc will take.

Thanks,
Kappy

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A:GPU upgrade or not? (AGP 8x slot, 300w PSU)

If all you play is WoW that system should be fine. And you even said it runs perfect for you. It doesn't look like you need an upgrade if you're just playing WoW...Unless you plan on playing new games.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/gpu-upgrade-or-not-agp-8x-slot-300w-psu.109638/
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A:Graphics upgrade, only have PCI slot

hello and welcome; here are couple of options of PCI Video Cards for your system, if your system is bit older, it should still have AGP slot. Can you please give your system's specifications?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/graphics-upgrade-only-have-pci-slot.142223/
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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

http://community.acer.com/t5/Aspire-Desktops/XC-704-Expansion-Slot-amp-Memory-Upgrade/td-p/392919
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A:360 socket to slot converter upgrade

My experience has been that it never works. Ive tried to use one of thos converter boards on a number of occasions and its never worked.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/360-socket-to-slot-converter-upgrade.76988/
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A:Optiplex 7040 Mini Tower M.2 slot upgrade....

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A:Question about PCI-e slot below dual slot video card

My opinion ...

Yes, setting up like that will have an impact. The air flow to your GPU will be restricted so it will more than likely run hotter than it did. It may still stay withing recommended specs, but it will run hotter.

The motherboard has onboard sound (RealtekŪ ALC892 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC ), any particular reason why you don't use that? Onboard sound is perfectly good for gaming and the like now, its not like older machines where you needed a dedicated card for decent quality. In my opinion, you only need a dedicated card if you are doing a lot of detailed audio work (mixing, remastering and other specific audio work). This would totally remove the issue.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/question-about-pci-e-slot-below-dual-slot-video-card.1092148/
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A:RAM slot/DIMM slot? blue screening me!

Hi,

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A:How to switch the comp from reading your AGP slot to PCI slot

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
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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?

Also what are they Radeon xxxx? or Nvidia xxxx? we need to know the model numbers to tell you which is the better on to use.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-switch-the-comp-from-reading-your-agp-slot-to-pci-slot.594580/
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A:which graphic card slot do i require for my PCI slot

The type of memory doesn't matter, its the type of interface the computer supports among a few other things to watch for.

You likely have a PCI-Express slot, as long as it a x16 slot it doesn't really matter if its a version 1.1 or 2.0 slot.

Is this for your Dell or another computer? Whats you budget and what needs do you have for the video card?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/which-graphic-card-slot-do-i-require-for-my-pci-slot.921803/
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A:USB mouse only works in first USB slot, but won't work in any other USB slot

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

First, check the BIOS to make sure all USB ports are enabled, which they probably are.

Are all drivers installed and up to date? Do any yellow question marks or exclamation points show up in Device Manager?

-Coolfreak

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A:can I add a AGP slot or PCI slot to a comp that doesnt have one?

You can't add a slot to a motherboard.

How old is this computer that it doesn't have a PCI slot? Those have been around for quite a while. Are you sure it doesn't have one? Even AGP is not new technology.

EDIT: After seeing your other thread, are you asking if you can purchase an AGP or PCI video card? That's a totally different question, and the answer would be yes depending on which slot your motherboard has. How much it costs depends on what you plan to use the computer for. A simple one is cheap, and high-end gaming cards can get expensive.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-i-add-a-agp-slot-or-pci-slot-to-a-comp-that-doesnt-have-one.591093/
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A:Solved: PCI-e x1 in a PCI-e x4 x8 slot

Absolutely, you can use a PCI-Express card in any slot that it'll fit into, any extra pins in the slot will simply not be used, that's one of the cool features of PCI-Express.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-pci-e-x1-in-a-pci-e-x4-x8-slot.1074766/
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A:[SOLVED] AGP Slot

Yes you can and no it won't!

You can run your system off a PCI video card if you want. Your system checks first to see if the AGP slot is used, if not, it will check for onboard and PCI connections. Once you insert a card in your AGP slot, then your system will automatically use that, and ignore the onboard and PCI cards, unless you utilise an OS that will allow multiple Monitors and graphics cards.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-agp-slot.55032/
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A:Solved: DDR RAM In DDR2 Slot?

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A:Solved: SD Card Slot

We can't tell what the problem is without any info.

Are you sure the card works?
Is it new? Does it have data on it?
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What exactly are the symptoms? Error message? Doesn't appear in Computer as a drive letter? Access denied error?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-sd-card-slot.655036/
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A:Solved: PCI Express slot

No they are not all the same. The PCI express 16 slot is usually the top slot. It is usually the one with the old video card in it. If it does not have a card in it. It is the one at the top with a little latch at the back of it.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-pci-express-slot.539935/
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A:Solved: bad memory stick AND slot?

Yes, that could be possible.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-bad-memory-stick-and-slot.1011709/
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A:Solved: PCI card in PCI Express slot?

No, it won't work. But he might have a spare PCI slot that he could use, although since PCI-E cards are so much faster than PCI I don't why anyone would want to do that.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-pci-card-in-pci-express-slot.605921/
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A:Solved: Mini PCI in PCI express slot

Nope. PCI and PCI-Express are two completely different interfaces. Mini PCI-Express cards also will not work in a regular PCI-Express slot on a desktop computer, you would need an adapter card and the cost more than a PCI-Express Wifi card.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-mini-pci-in-pci-express-slot.1117838/
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A:Solved: Slot 1 Gateway motherboard

I still have an old Gateway slot 1 machine I keep around to play with from time to time.

The 1st thing I would try is to remove the CMOS battery for a few minutes so BIOS will reset. If you can access BIOS after it resets set the time and choose the default BIOS configuration, save and exit.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-slot-1-gateway-motherboard.904562/
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Which type of card would you buy and why?

Thanks for your time all you smart, attractive, well mannered, wonderful people.
 

A:Solved: PCI or ASUS Wi-Fi Slot? Recommendations anyone?

Here's a link to info on the Asus website, it seems it's specific to Asus boards, anyway you can order the card from them. check it out.

Asus Wi-Fi

I'd go with the PCI, their pretty cheap. like $15-$20 bucks, and they work just fine.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-pci-or-asus-wi-fi-slot-recommendations-anyone.360811/
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A:Solved: Adding RAM - Question about matching and which slot to use

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-adding-ram-question-about-matching-and-which-slot-to-use.660548/
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A:Solved: Will AGP 8X Cards running in an AGP 4X slot be noticeably slower?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-will-agp-8x-cards-running-in-an-agp-4x-slot-be-noticeably-slower.342744/
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A:Solved: Memory on 2nd DIMM slot is always hardware reserved on new motherboard

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-memory-on-2nd-dimm-slot-is-always-hardware-reserved-on-new-motherboard.1153100/
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A:Solved: Can I connect a Printer to home network thru routers usb slot?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-can-i-connect-a-printer-to-home-network-thru-routers-usb-slot.918022/
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A:Solved: computer wont boot when wireless adaptor is inserted into slot

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-computer-wont-boot-when-wireless-adaptor-is-inserted-into-slot.497884/
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A:Kensington slot (k-slot)

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/kensington-slot-k-slot.656505/
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3GB DDR2 SDRAM
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A:[SOLVED] Upgrade XP SP2 with IE6 to SP3 and IE8 upgrade

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f10/...-a-247434.html

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-upgrade-xp-sp2-with-ie6-to-sp3-and-ie8-upgrade-514527.html
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A:Help Agp Slot!

You have to buy a new motherboard.
 

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I'm buying a VC-11 MB that has a CNR slot at the bottom. Why? What's the great catch with this. It already has onboard LAN: Realtek RTL8100L 10/100Mbps LAN. What's ya'll's take on that?
 

A:What do I do with a CNR slot?

CNR's can be for modems as well. There is probably one that comes with the board. Kind of an outmoded connector before they even put the thing on the market.
 

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my current graphics card, Geforce fx5600 has an AGP 4x interface. would an 8x interface fit into the same slot? thanks James
 

A:AGP slot

You can find some info here....

http://www.neoseeker.com/Hardware/faqs/kb/10,63.html
 

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Hello, Can someone tell me if this two models have additional M.2 slot for SSD drive?-E5-772-35WV-E5-772G-57F1  Regards,Peter 

A:E5-772 and M.2 slot

These models don't have M2 according to this list:http://www.mydigitaldiscount.com/msata-ssd-compatability-list-p11.html#laptops

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Hey guys,

I am in the market for a new computer and I found a motherboard that I like. It has an ACR slot. What is that?? I have never heard of that kind of expansion slot.

Thanks Guys

Alan
 

A:ACR Slot

It's another riser for software-driven add-ins like modems or sound. Very similar to AMR or CNR.

The problem with ACR is that it's a VIA proprietary standard. That is, it's VIAs, and you'll never see it on anything but VIA boards, where as Intel has made its CNR standard available to everyone (including VIA).

Because of that, I think that ACR will go the way of Betamax. That is, nowhere. Those slots aren't popular as it is, and when they are used, people will be far more likely to use CNR (because it's an open standard) than ACR.
 

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Okay I just got my evga geforce 6800 in the mail so I run to my computer and am about to install when I peal a little sticky not of the apg slot that says do not use a 3.3 v agp card in this slot is it okay for my 6800 need help quick I don't know how much longer I can wait.


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A:3.3 v apg slot

It should work fine. Only really old agp cards use 3.3v. Newer ones use 0.8v(8x agp), and 1.5v(4x agp).

Hope you like the setup.
 

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I've bought a Lenovo ideapad y700 15isk it comes only with a 1tb hdd,no M.2 sdd or the standard sddI've got two questions1- I know that I can replace the 1tb with an ssd but what options do I have and what models are compatible?2- the more important question, what about the m.2 ssd do I have a slot for it in my laptop because I've read in forum that the 1tb hdd model lacks it?a help with a reply would be much appreciated.Thank you in forward.

























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So to start out, I am a complete computer novice. I know very little about computer's hardware and whatnot so please take it slow. Anywho, I've been searching for a new graphics card so I can play some newer games. My computer always exceedes minimum, and often recommended, requirements for the games except in the field of a graphics card. I currently have a Radeon 9200 128mb in my AGP slot. With this in mind, I have been searching for other cards for AGP but have run into the question of how one can identify what kind of AGP slot one has, as in 8x, 4x, etc. as well as if this matters. So if someone can help me figure out what kind of slot I have that would be great.

Any card recomendations are appreciated as well, I have around a 200$ spending limit.

Thanks,
EclipseOTO
 

A:AGP Slot help

You can web search/download CPU-Z. This small program has a tab that identifies what AGP slot your system has (2x, 4x, 8x) and AGP 2.0 or 3.0 standards supported.

(Edit- direct link for CPU-Z website, just "Download Latest Version" top-left link):
http://www.cpuid.com/cpuz.php

If your system is even semi-modern, you likely have at least an AGP 4x slot, whereas 99% of today's AGP cards will work in either AGP 4x or 8x slots.

More importantly will likely be your power supply. You likely have a very wide upgrade path available to you, only reduced by your budget, but newer 3d cards do draw significantly more power. I'd recommend cracking your case and looking at your power supply for the sticker to see what top wattage it's rated at and if it has info on the voltage rails vs. amperage. It's important what amperage the 12v rail has and top wattage (example: 350W power supply with [email protected]).
 

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hi  i can install new M2 ssd of 120 GB Hard Disk but it is show offline and not inilitilze . 

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what is an AMR Slot and will win 98se recognize a motherboard with one?
 

A:AMR Slot

AMR is a special modem slot, it takes an AMR Modem. This is a special type of modem which only fits in this type of slot. It is the only type of card the AMR slot uses. Windows will see it.

SeeYa
 

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Can someone tell me what this slot is for. It's on the back of my HP nx9010 Laptop

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Thanx
 

A:What is this slot used for?

Here is a link to the service manual....you have to download the three parts, one at a time...click on 0 then 1 then 2 ...you end up with 3 rar files...Hope you know what to do with then ...if not google or ask

Pg 79 of the manual mentions something about a mini pci card ...Do you have wireless lan ?? If you don't this is where it would go....

OOPS forgot the link http://fileshare.eshop.bg/download.php?fileid=9133
 

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Basically I m a compete tard but I lusted for power and put a MB RAM module in my Dell Dimension XPS T in which each slot can only handle up to MB Upon starting the computer I got an error message that only happened once so I a 512 RAM slot 256 in can t tell you what it was I continued on and I got as far as the Windows XP loading logo As soon as it disappeared I got a flash of a blue screen no more 512 RAM in a 256 slot than half a second maybe the BSOD then my harddrive stopped spinning and the computer restarted I ve since tried cutting back to 512 RAM in a 256 slot the original MB module and restarting but with the exact same results Safe mode and Last known good configuration do not work It s an off the shelf Dell Dimension XPS t that my Dad bought when it was new I haven t got the specs I throw myself on the mercy of the court nbsp

A:512 RAM in a 256 slot

you might try resetting the bios
 

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Alright I just got an Acer G off of one of my father s work buddies whos wife works for Acer I got it for dollars because the monitor that it came with was basically smashed during shipping Its all good though I have a quot LCD monitor anyway The computer specs basically are GHz Pentium with MB of ram and an GB hard drive with integrated MX graphics or something of the sort I was exploring the BIOS and saw some overclocking options too which is pretty cool Anyway on to the question I opened up the case and saw an empty brown slot at the top of the row of PCI slots Its offset back by an inch or so and is about inches long just like an slot! Name this AGP slot The only thing it does not have is a little holder clip thing to hold the card in place like I ve seen on a lot of Name this slot! other systems Other then that it looks like any other AGP slot Today I went up into the attic and grabbed my old dusty Radeon se to put in there until christmas when I got money to buy more RAM and a good AGP graphics card When I went to put the card in it wouldnt fit I couldnt get it to snap into place it seemed like the card still needed to go half an inch more foward to slip into the slot Is this a different kind of AGP slot x or something or might it be a totally different type of slot nbsp

A:Name this slot!

Can you Post a Picture? Is there a plastic divider in this slot? If so is it closer to the front or the back? Is the slot the same length as an AGP?
 

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Have an eMachine T2615 MOBO L7VMM2 with onboard video. Have Windows XP SP2. Purchased a game card ATI Radeon X1600 Pro (256 MB).
Installed the drivers but the pc will not pick up same. Went into BIOS and there was no mention of disabling the onboard video, thinking this was the problem.
Went to CPU-Z and under Mainboard the Graphics Interface containing AGP info was greyed out. The fact that the pc came with an onboard video makes me suspect that a driver is needed for AGP slot. Any ideas? Thanks.
 

A:AGP Slot ?

The BIOS should have something about setting the video priority. The on-board VGA will be listed as PCI. You should be able to set this to AGP.
 

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I was recently looking at my old 486 M/B running a 486 DX-2 at 80 Mhz. (Overclocked from 66 Mhz.). I noticed that it has three brown slots almost like AGP Slots, but they were placed at the back of the ISA Slots, so I think they can't be expansion slots.What are they?
 

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Hello

I have a quick question regarding being able to insert a PCI-E x16 in a PCI-E x4 slot - is this possible? Would it act like the way USB x2 works in the way of backwards compatibility?

The reason I ask is I want to get another card along with my current one which is PCI-E x16 and I only have a spare PCI-E x4 slot available, this is so I can use x3 monitors for a multi setup.

Nester
 

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Ok, I'm thinking about buying this (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-Veng.../dp/B008E3M4TU) for my PC, I have already got both the blue slots filled. So which one do I put my new slot in to? 1,2,3 or 4 (2 and 4 are available)

My MotherBoard Gigabyte GA-Z77M-D3H-MVP Motherboard [GA-Z77M-D3H-MVP] - $95.00 : PC Case Gear

Thanks for the help!

A:New Ram, Which Slot?

Hello RvB Mate it should tell you in the users manual as a general rule and I stand to be corrected it is usually the slot nearest the CPU for stick 1 (slot 1) of 2 sticks and slot 3 for the second stick. But my Asus Z77 (slots 2 and 4) is the opposite so check your manual - or Gigabyte if you can get any sense out of them.

http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/290612-new-ram-slot.html