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Dell Precision Workstation 3620 Medium Tower PSU upgrade

Q: Dell Precision Workstation 3620 Medium Tower PSU upgrade

My 3620's current PSU is 290W. I have a hard time finding any other power supply to upgrade. Can somebody provide a list of PSUs compatible with 3620?

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A: Dell Precision Workstation 3620 Medium Tower PSU upgrade

There is a 365W power supply for this model - note though that these are not standard power supplies, so aftermarket units won't work.
www.ebay.com/.../291815628059

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A:Dell Precision Tower 3620 GPU 6 PIN

The only video cards validated in the Precision T3620 did not need the power supply lead. So this may be why the 290w PSU is lacking the correct cable? Perhaps another Precision T3620 can open their case and also check the PSU cabling.

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A:Dell Precision Tower 3620 Thunderbolt

It looks like its an add-on card that you purchased with your build.  If you didn't select it at time of purchase, then it didn't come with it.  You can always buy a PCIe add on card yourself and throw it in the computer.

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Hi,
Last night i was updating the bios on this 3620 and it froze at 100%, after 30 minutes or so i forced to reboot.
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I already try CMOS reset - nothing
Jumper in service mode - nothing
Is there any way to flash a bios from an USB drive. I've been reading a lot of foruns and all talk of some switch /writeromfile but doesn't work on this dell bios setup.
Does any one have an idea for me to try?

Thank you very much

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Here is the spec for the T7610 from the Dell manual, it doesn't relate to the "CTO Base".
Discrete (PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16)

T7610
up to 4 full-height, full length (maximum of 600 W)


This suggests you can use many different video cards. . You say "display ports". What are you referring to? "DVI", "VGA" or the actual newer Display port interface?

Dell also has a support forum, staffed by mostly users like this forum. That is another alternative for specific Dell hardware help.
http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/

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Hi All,
We have bought a Precision Tower 3620 with an External Graphic card.Nvidia Quadro K620 graphic card.
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We have to connect two monitors to this computer . We have been able to connect the monitor to external DP port. But for some reason the DVI port is not working.

So we decided to use the on-board card but it is not working....we removed the external graphic card and set BIOS to Intel Graphic card but still it is not working (I have only tested the DP port at the moment)....

So what do you think the reason might be?

Thanks in advance for the help
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I want to keep the cost to a minimum.

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The cost will be for a copy of Win7, can't use what is already installed on another computer. I have a similar Dell Optiplex 755 that came with Vista that is running Linux Mint 17 64-bit quite happily and my wallet is happy because Linux is free. Because I have a couple of Win7 Desktops [a Custom and a rescued Dell Inspiron] and a Custom Win8.1 Desktop already I don't plan to redo the Optiplex any time soon but maybe after Win9 comes out?

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What is/was the hard drive fault. And how did you deal with it. It appears your system worked until this drive fault occured.
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A:Dell Precision Workstation 530 - 2nd HDD - not enough connectors

Suggestion: Get a USB or Firewire enclosure and set the new hard drive up external.
 

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A:Dell Precision 370 Workstation BIOS Factory Locked

What happens when you change the jumpers on the drives from cable select to jumper them as master and slaves?
These are normal settings for networked machines and servers. Who setup your system?
 

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A:Will Adobe Premiere 5.1 work with Dell Precision 380 Workstation?

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Last but not least, Premiere 5.1 is not a very stable program----they didn't get it right until version 6.0 so if possible, UPGRADE.
 

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Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Please try the following steps and advise the results:
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Hello there.
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/p/19973706/20921706
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A:Is it possible to upgrade Dell Precision 380 to Core 2 Duo?

It all depends on the socket on the motherboard.
What socket do you have.
 

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A:Dell Optiplex 745 Mini Tower Upgrade

Hi Asfand_Munib,
Before installing a new processor, please update the BIOS to latest version from Here.
Note : Please save and close all running programs and documents and disconnect all external peripherals (printer, flash drives, external hard drives, etc) and connect the computer to a surge protector before updating the bios.
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A:Upgrade processor or motherboard on Dell Vostro 230 Mini Tower

Hi,
I have mentioned list of processors which are also compatible with Vostro 230 mini tower.




Number


Code Name


Cache


Clock Speed


Front Side Bus




Q9650


Yorkfield


12 MB


3.00 GHz


1333 MHz




Q9550


Yorkfield


12 MB


2.83 GHz


1333 MHz




Q8400


Yorkfield


4 MB


2.66 GHz


1333 MHz




Q8300


Yorkfield


4 MB


2.50 GHz


1333 MHz




E8600


Wolfdale


6 MB


3.33 GHz


1333 MHz




E8500


Wolfdale


6 MB


3.16 GHz


1333 MHz




E8400


Wolfdale


6 MB


3.00 GHz


1333 MHz




E7600


Wolfdale


3 MB


3.06 GHz


1066 MHz




E7500


Wolfdale


3 MB


2.93 GHz


1066 MHz




E6300


Wolfdale


2 MB


2.80 GHz


1066 MHz




E5400


Wolfdale


2 MB


2.70 GHz


800 MHz




E5300


Wolfdale


2 MB


2.60 GHz


800 MHz




450


Celeron


512 KB


2.20 GHz


800 MHz




Vostro 230/230s has been tested with Intel G41 chipset (Motherboard) with ICH07 only. Motherboard and processor are two different components. I would suggest you to upgrade the processor. Please reply for further assistance. Thanks & Regards Manshu S #iworkfordell

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A:dell precision m4600 the graphics card NVIDIA Quadro 1000M upgrade

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A:Precision Tower 7910 Bios Update

I only install a systems bios update to address a specific issue I may be facing. Are you currently having issues with this desktop?

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A:6. M65 Precision Mobile Workstation (Laptop) Owner's Thread

Windows 8 (64 bit) Preview:
Clean install.
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A:Precision Workstation T3500, compatible video cards?

Dell did not test any of the Consumer GeForce or AMD video cards on the Precision Workstation T3500. We tested the following Workstation video cards =
CJ9FJ AMD FirePro V79005DRVJ AMD FirePro V59000X31G AMD FirePro V48007CJHP AMD FirePro MV2260
YMYKM Nvidia Quadro 5000731Y3, 38XNM, 6WTYT Nvidia Quadro 4000X9YDW Nvidia Quadro FX38008MDMW Nvidia Quadro 20005YGHK Nvidia Quadro 600K722J Nvidia Quadro NVS420X175K Nvidia Quadro NVS295

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Locally there are Riser_3 and Riser_4 boards. Can I use these or do I need Riser_1, Riser_2 boards?

A:Precision T7400 Workstation: Memory Riser Boards

One of the riser cables is CR388 not sure if there are 2 or only 1 riser power cable.  Some say the 690 risers are NOT correct for the 7400.What I can say for sure is that there are 4 boards and 2 risers each facing the opposite way hense the 3 & 4 designation on some risers.
http://www.ascendtech.us/search.aspx?s=Precision+Memory+Riser
DELL F817F Precision 690 Workstation Memory Riser Card F817F F816FDell JF806 Precision 690 Memory Dimm Riser Expansion Board Card JF806 H9376 G9460Dell Precision 690 Memory Riser Boards JF807 M9008Dell TY853 Precision 690 Memory Riser Module TY853 NN378 NN383Dell Precision 690 and T7400 Memory Riser 3 & 4 Board TY857
YMMV This is an educated guess.
ChrisM might verify this.
What you want is:
DELL CR388 ASSY,CBL,PWR,MEM,PWS,T7400
DELL Assembly,Shroud,Riser,Dozer T7400 YR128
T7400 Memory Riser Board F817FT7400 Memory Riser Board G327F
Dell Precision WorkStation T7400 (FB DDR2-667MHz) Memory
 
The SLI BRIDGE IS Dell Part Number: MJ247 0MJ247 CN-0MJ247Compatible Part Number: 180-10219-0000-A01Compatible Models: Dell Dimension XPS 600 Precision T7400 690 XPS 700 710 720  
JF806 and JF807 are bolted back to back and it appears to me that the riser power cable is only on one side just like on the T7400 risers.
Look at pic below.

 
The riser power cables are attached to the large P24 connector from the power supply, using a CN-0CR388 cable which splits it into another two memory riser connector cables. Also, the 7400 riser version has a different memory fan assembly.   Its not a simple just plug in risers and use it install.

Maximum Memory
128GB (with 4 Memory Risers)/64GB (standard)
Memory Slots
16 Sockets (4 Sockets (2 banks of 2) per Riser)/8 Sockets (4 banks of 2) (standard)
non-removable base memory
0MB

Machine name: Dell Precision WorkStation T7400CPU options: Intel XeonChipset: Intel 5400 ChipsetMemory Speed options: PC2-5300 DDR2-667 240pin Fully Buffered SDRAM DIMM
Special notes: FB-DIMM Memory Risers are installed in the first four standard memory sockets only. Additional standard memory sockets then become unusable.


 
The four memory riser cards are connected together in sets of two. Do not attempt to disconnect the memory riser cards from each other.  Each memory riser card is numbered in the upper left hand corner. These numbers indicate which DIMM slot on the system board each riser card must be inserted into. Only the DIMM_1-4 slots (the slots with the white securing clips) on the system board can be used with the riser cards. The other slots (DIMM_5-8) must be left vacant.

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A:Precision Tower 5810, MDT, Windows 7: Storage Drivers (IASTORA.SYS)

Denver_80211,Did you downloaded the Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver and install it into the system?  Click the link to download drivers on the Precision  5810.

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A:Experience Installing Windows 10 on M6600 Precision Mobile Workstation

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A:Dell Precision M6400 Win7 64 bit Dell Webcam Central Software Missing

Hi hdpartman,
If the webcam is not working, I recommend uninstalling and reinstalling the webcam drivers.
To uninstall the Dell webcam central software, perform the following steps:

Click Start.
Click Control Panel.
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Click Programs and Features.
Click Dell Webcam Central.
Click Uninstall.
Confirm the uninstall process by clicking OK.
Once uninstalled restart the computer.

I have provided a link below to reinstall the webcam drivers.
http://dell.to/YZkDs3
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A:Dell Precision M70

Need more information mate.. be more specific..

What about the admin password? reset? or need to set one? Forgot?

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A:dell precision 370

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A:Windows 7 on a Dell Precision 370?

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One last thing I ran the built in dell diagnostic tool and everything passed.
 

A:Dell Precision m60 problem

Go through this:

Tutorial: No POST (Power On Self Test)

Could be faulty Ram or HDD (it's all in the guide)
 

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Need help with the location of USB 2 drivers for the above PC. Looked everywhere, and have spent about 3 hours trying soo hard to find them....Im sure we must of downloaded the whole net...(NOT QUITE).

Please get back to me ASAP...Cheers.

BTW Dell website didnt have any!
 

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Hi

I have a Dell Precision T7500 Certified Workstation what is the best monitor connection to 15 vga monitor

best

chris
 

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Hi 
Im not sure if this is the right place for this ( just joined)
I have also found many threads discussing this topic but none with my exact problem.
My dell precision m6600 has recently had display issues. The laptop turns on and runs perfectly however the display wont turn on. If i connect it to an external monitor it works and runs through till the windows 10 logo and then the external monitor goes black also?? other times it will go through to the log in screen however the picture will be disfigured and there will be little green blocks all over (frozen) 

A:Dell precision m660

Sounds like it has a faulty GPU -- to confirm, run the Dell diagnostics (F12 at poweurp to get to the boot menu that allows you to run them).

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The previous owner was formated the disk
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A:Dell precision t3600

Hi Yagoub Zaky,
Thank you for reaching out to Dell Community Forum.
Do you get any error message when you try to install the drivers or windows operating system?
From where are you installing the drivers i.e. dvd media or Dell Support site?
Please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address.
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19995971
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Hi Guys,

Wat the best link to search for dell precision 410 drivers

video card
network card

searching under dell website still can't find the driver tat i want..

anyone know and do let me know ..

thanx
 

A:Drivers for DELL Precision 410

Not here?
http://support.dell.com/

It has Dell precision 410 workstation drivers. Probably the motherboard chipset drivers contain what you need.

Without the service tag or serial number I cant get deeper.
 

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I have bought Dell Precision which I paid euro It came with pre installed Ubuntu nbsp However this laptop uses Nvidia Optimus technology which is does not have stable support for Linux When connecting external monitor I get random crashes when switching mouse between integrated and external screen I have tried to update to latest Bumblebee project but 5510 Dell Precision still have sporadic issues nbsp Another issue is that sound card random disappears and then I need to turn off the laptop unplug the charger wait plugin the charger and boot the computer at which point MOST of the time sound works again or at least partially I have contacted Dell Dell Precision 5510 technical support which said since I have bought the laptop for the company they are not able to refund my money and take the laptop back but they can only replace Dell Precision 5510 the laptop nbsp I have tried to update to latest Ubuntu but the sound issues persist Please I BEG YOU explain to me why are you selling PREMIUM Linux incompatible laptops at such high prices without telling people it uses incompatible hardware What should I do now I am getting very frustrated euro is a lot of money to buy a brick that I can not use Who can I sue Where can I get answers nbsp Did I just waste a tone of money just so that I need to buy a new laptop from different manufacturer to continue my job How can you let this things happen nbsp

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Hello, i have one Dell Precision T400 with one CPU. What i need to install the second CPU? Thank you.

A:Dell Precision T7400

Hi mkmanx,
Thank you for reaching out to Dell Community Forum.
Please find the details on Page 27 and 150 from the below link:
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Does anyone know what the 775 limitations are on this board? I can't access the CPU support and Im not sure of the 45/65nm support? I want to upgrade just the cpu on an old workstation to give 64bit support for more RAM (which I already have). I'd like to put the E5700 Wolfdale in but again, not sure. If anyone can recommend the top 3-4 processors that I can use it would be mucho appreciated.
http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=91
 

A:CPU upgrade for workstation

It's not capable of utilizing more than 2GB of RAM, so not sure how you'd potentially need 64-bit to address what it can handle now.

I'd look at upgrading personally, compared with today's technology that motherboard is woefully inadequate and by the looks of things only supports very early LGA 775 processors anyway. You essentially be throwing money at obsolete technology.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/cpu-upgrade-for-workstation.180338/