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I need advice on upgrading the CPU's on my Dell Precision T5400

Q: I need advice on upgrading the CPU's on my Dell Precision T5400

As stated above I have a Dell PrecisionT with Intel Xeon quad core processors E GHz I T5400 on on I need my the upgrading CPU's Precision Dell advice am running a bit version of Windows Ultimate and have GB of ram memory installed I recently I need advice on upgrading the CPU's on my Dell Precision T5400 had a hard drive failure so I replaced my boot up drive with a solid state of GB for a quick start-up and I plan to add another solid state drive for my frequently used software Then I will add a Western Digital TB drive for data and what not that I don t access very often maybe some movies and records etc the computer is I need advice on upgrading the CPU's on my Dell Precision T5400 set up for or hard drives and I already have the terabyte drive so why not use it I need advice on upgrading the CPU's on my Dell Precision T5400 I am pretty sure my power supply is about watt so I have all the power I should think I will ever need My main question is that I want to upgrade my CPU s and I don t know how high I can safely upgrade them I also want to upgrade my video card as this unit is dependent upon a plug in card it has no integrated video but I know that is a different section on the forum If I could get some advice on upgrading my CPU s I would greatly appreciate it I am afraid that I may not be able to get much more performance out of this model but my desires are meager I have found that I enjoy creating websites and blogs so I want to teach myself with the materials I can find online It is surprising at the free information you can get to teach yourself if you are only willing Please forgive me for going on I desperately need some advice on this upgrade if anyone could spare me a few moments to point me in the right direction Basically I need to know where to find the information on how far I can upgrade the CPU s and I believe the RAM can be upgraded to MB but I may not need quite that much I also need to find a good deal on a video card I know that is for another forum but I seem to get the worst luck when it comes to obtaining a good video card Please feel free to offer any advice I am sincerely grateful for any help Eric nbsp

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A: I need advice on upgrading the CPU's on my Dell Precision T5400

I have a few computers and none of them come anywhere near yours so I'm puzzled that you feel any pressure to upgrade. There may be some interesting developments next year with Windows 10 and new hardware worth splashing out on.

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I also just got a Dell Precision T5400 workstation dual Xeno  (2008)
I only have one CPU and want to add a second. I hope it has 
"Quad Core Xeon Proc E5430, 2.66GHz, 2X6MB L2 Cache,1333MHz"
I think it has the 09 bios should I upgrade to 011?
Will this machine take a upgrade Xeon that would be nice to get an even faster chip but can live with "two" of the current chip
I also want to add dual graphics cards. Is this possible? The manual says this 2008 machine has "
nVidia Quadro FX1700 512MB dual DVI Graphics Card, Dell Precision T3400"
What would be the best upgrade if any or would adding another FX1700 due the trick I do a lot of video work and am moving up to 4K

Thanks for any advice gentlemen  
Tito Pagan 
wanabe be expert 

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The computer has 2 750gb hard drives in it but I noticed it was awful slow for a dual quad core computer with win 7 64 bit and 16gb of ram so I checked in the bios and I don't really see a way to turn it completely off unless the hard drives are reformatted in some way. If someone is familiar with this problem please help. I have disconnected one drive and re-installed windows on the other for now.
 

A:How do I turn off raid mode on a Dell Precision T5400

You can't just take drives that have a RAID array on them and expect them to work when you turn RAID off. You'll need to re-format.

Anyway, the Dell BIOS has an option for HDD mode, it's in there.
 

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Hi there I've got a problem and was hoping to find some advice here I have a Dell T that has Vista x running and I wanted to upgrade to Win x to make use of increased RAM First I tried to do a clean install of Win from DVD This did not work as I got the missing cd dvd driver error when trying to get through the installation So I've tried to make a bootable USB but whenever I get to the step when I run the bootsect exe it says access denied I was pretty sure the DVD is working so I installed Win from within the Vista OS onto a separate HDD No problems whatsoever I can now decide to use either Vista or Win Win7 Dell Advice on x64 re installation problem T5400 when I boot up Both work Advice re Win7 x64 installation problem on Dell T5400 However Win is now on F and Vista still on C I removed the Vista HDD to see if I can get just Win working but it comes up with the message that Bootmgr is missing so cant access Win alone I tried using the DVD to repair the install It does recognize the Win but it didnt fix the bootmgr problem I couldn't find any drivers for Win for the T on the dell website either only Vista So now I'm not sure where to best go from here I have HDDs in the computer and I only really want need one OS Ideally I wanted to use the gb WD Raptor for the OS Apps and then use the TB Hitachi in Raid The Win installation is on the newly formatted WD Raptor whereas Vista is on one of the Hitachi in a big partition So thats not overly convenient for me What would be the best way for me to get either a new clean install in the above mentioned format or to fix up the existing working Win Any advice is appreciated

A:Advice re Win7 x64 installation problem on Dell T5400

Hello Unterberg Welcome to the Seven Forums!

I can start off here explaining just why 7 won't load up by simply stating the 7 boot entries as well as the shared BCD store containing the boot entries for both versions are on C! Once you removed the Vista boot drive from the equation you now have to build a new BCD store which isn't quite what you are looking for to make the F drive bootable on it's own. MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record

The fast way to deal with replacing the factory preinstall of Vista x86 is either reformat C with the drive tools available on the 7 dvd when first starting up the Windows installer there. Or you could use a drive partitioning tool to remove C only not the hidden recovery partition however in case you want to go back to Vista later in order to see a totally fresh new C primary to work with.

Either way with the Vista preinstall removed you are now ready to follow the clean install instructions for seeing 7 go onto the C primary. Clean Install Windows 7

In fact you could go one step further and see SP1 and MS updates included as well. Slipstream Windows 7 SP1 into a Installation DVD or ISO File

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I read in other posts that the T5400 and the 490 are almost the same. So can I up the MB in my 490 with a T5400? I ask because I could put dual GPU's in a T5400 board.

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I recently purchased a Precision T5400 with a single E5405 Xeon CPU. I'd like to upgrade to either dual E5450 (80 watt) or X5460 (120 watt) Xeon's.
I found a new un-used JD210 heatsink on eBay and figure that should work fine which ever CPU I choose. However the thermal output of the X5460 at 120 watts might be a bit much but do-able. I also found matched pairs of either E5450 or X5460's on eBay.
I would like to know if at minimum I can go with dual E5450's and the JD210 heatsink and your thoughts on going X5460's. The VRM is built into the motherboard from what I can see. I'd like to do it this week if possible. Hopefully you guys have the answers.
 
Thanks,
Erik

A:Precision T5400 CPU Upgrade

Hi there,
JD210 is the correct heatsink to use so that's one less worry for you!
You're right about SLANQ and SLBBA - these are the S-Spec codes that Intel use for their processors and help identify their individual processors. Differences in S-Spec codes between similar processors usually mean stepping changes.
The X5460 that was compatible and shipped with the Precision T5400 has the S-Spec code SLANP, similarly the E5450 that was compatible and shipped with the Precision T5400 has the S-Spec code SLANQ - so you definitely shouldn't have problems with the E5450 at least.
Based on this, I think I will have to revise my earlier statement to say that you can have X5460s in this system as long as they have the S-Spec code SLANP instead of SLBBA - unless someone with a Precision T5400 with Xeon X5460, S-Spec code SLBBA can put me right!

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I read in other posts that the T5400 and the 490 are almost the same. So can I up the MB in my 490 with a T5400? I ask because I could put dual GPU's in a T5400 board.

A:Precision 490 vs T5400 MOBO question

No.  Its not supported and won't work.

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A:Installed RAM 16GB, only 4GB in BIOS - Precision T5400

ok
here is a temporary workaround 
on my example
Originally I had installed 4 GB / 4x1GB in slots 1-4 (white ones)
I wanted to upgrade to 16GB / 8x2GB
And obviously had a same problem as topic starter
But I managed to work all memory in following way:

install back old memory and let the bios recognise it
reboot and turn off pc
install new memory (16GB / 8x2GB)
after turning on you will see the message "memory size changed"
strike F1 to continue and just forget about BIOS existance, because as soon as you go there, the chances are your memory will be decreased

Clearly it is a BIOS bug.
I'm using A11. 
For DELL It would be really nice to fix it at last

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Hello, 
             I presently have an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 840 @1.87GHz 1.87 GHz. I also have 12 GB ram. As I recall all the slots are filled, making up the 12 GB ram. Can I exchange that in this model to use the slots for a higher amount, & if so how much will that improve the overall computer's performance. I'm assuming this is something if possible that wouldn't be extremely difficult to do myself. Finally what is the recommended ram? 
Thanks, in advance for any input.
Rob_D  

A:Upgrading Ram in Dell precision M6500?

You can go up to 32G (you must now have 2X2 and 2X4) by installing four 8 G soDIMMs -- that said, you're not likely to see a major boost in doing so unless you're using extremely RAM- intensive applications such as large spreadsheets or databases.
If the system is running a conventional hard drive, replacing that with a solid state drive will produce far more of a boost.

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Hi,
I have a Dell Precision Workstation T5400, my current processors are:
Processor(s): 2 Processor(s) Installed. [01]: Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10 GenuineIntel ~3000 Mhz [02]: Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10 GenuineIntel ~3000 Mhz
more specifically
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5450 @ 3.00GHz 3.00GHz (2 processors)
They do not support SLAT(Second Level Address Translation) which is a requirement for Hyper-V to work:
Current Hyper-V Requirements:
VM Monitor Mode Extensions: Yes Virtualization Enabled In Firmware: Yes Second Level Address Translation: No Data Execution Prevention Available: Yes
Could I please have some advice on what processors would be a natural upgrade for me, which support SLAT?

Thanks
Mcai

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A:rebuilding precision T5400 dual xeon x5450 ram problem - 1-3-2 beeps cant install more than 4 out of 8 dimm cards

Hi all,I`ve had a play around with the new ram sticks that came this morning and no difference.
Not to be defeated I played about and have managed to install a pair in slots 7&8 which actually works giving me 24GB which may be enough but I`m still confused as to why putting the 2 sticks from 7 & 8 (which are obviously matched and working) into slots 5 & 6 causes the thing to not boot, I have  verified slots 5 & 6 work by putting a single stick into each on subsequent boots and they definitely show up in the bios set up but are not used as they are not a pair.I have come to the conclusion that this is a bios fault and will try flashing the older A09 release and post back.

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A:Advice on upgrading my Dell on a budget

That's not an upgrade.. That's replacing the whole system

If you are looking for an upgradable mobo with a future, then your current RAM will probably be useless and your current processor too. So basically you are looking for a new computer here.

What is your budget? We need to know that in order to give any useful advice.
 

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A:Frustration at Dell T5400

This is my best guess.  If Dell can not help you, there is little anybody could say to help.But, for what it is worth...Consider using only the 32 bit version of Windows 7.Reason: This is a Xenon CPU that might not be supported anymore. You might what to check ans see if it can support Windows 8.1 64 bit. If not, you have a machine that has limited support. The Xenon  in   that particular machine might not be fully 64 bit compliant. Test it with the Windows 8.1 64 bit compatibility test.Here is one link:http://www.intowindows.com/can-my-pc-run-windows-8-1-test-it-using-windows-8-1-upgrade-assistant/If it fails the 64 bit test, you will have to stick with 32 bit.

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A:SB0460 Not Working on Dell T5400 With Windows 7 64

When you installed Win 7, did you install the Intel motherboard chipset drivers? If not, that could be why you are getting the code 39 and it won't install. Here is the Dell downloads and chipset drivers for this model. These are for Vista 64 bit as Dell does not officially support Windows 7, but the Vista drivers work OK on Win7.

Click Me

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A:Dell T5400, Clean Install Win7 Pro x64, SSD, V4900 - Settings?

Follow these steps to get a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 which are the same for retail. Unplug all other HD's and peripherals during install to SSD.

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Dell Precision M6400 Win7 64 bit Dell Webcam Central Software.
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Please help, no I cant go in to my account and download due to my laptop transfer has not yet cleared.
Webcam is recognized in windows configuration, but not in dell. Already removed win software, but I have no way or nothing to replace with.
 
PLEASE Help  

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.
Using the drop-down menu next to View by: in the upper-right corner, select Large Icons.
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
Awaiting your response!

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Need more information mate.. be more specific..

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A:Drivers for DELL Precision 410

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

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A:Dell Precision M6400 BSOD

I suspect the drivers for your memory card reader as they're from 2006. Please update them to the latest Win7 compatible drivers.

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OLDER DRIVERS PRESENT IN THE DUMP FILES
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A:Se440bx Dell Precision R450

sorry its a XPS r450
 

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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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It is because XP does not have the drivers for the storage controller that the drives are connected to.  Are your drives connected to the motherboard or to a card?  If a card, is it the SAS 5/iR or the PERC 5/i?

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A:Bsod on Dell Precision T3400

If you have an Nvidia video card, the minidumps are pointing to this device. Have you recently updated or changed something that might have started the trouble?
 

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[at the edge of my comfort / knowledge zone]
 
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A:Dell Precision horrible crashing.

it only happens when the laptop is plugged into the mains.Click to expand...

After all that Dell has done and even providing another laptop it will be fantastic if anybody can come up with another idea.

I suggest a change of habit if the battery still has decent life. Try to use the PC just on battery, and then charge it when the laptop is shut down or hibernating. I realize that is not always convenient or possible.
 

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Hello,

That appears to be a .exe file, likely the BIOS itself. Only run that file on the machine whose BIOS you are trying to update.

The latest BIOS for that machine is dated 3/28/2006 so I wouldn't recommend installing it unless you need it. Be aware, that machine does not even list Vista as a supported OS.

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Hi KR236RK,
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We would recommend to populate Hard Drives as per the capacity specified in System Manual.
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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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Hello there.
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/p/19973706/20921706
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Hi andyjstew,
 
Sorry to hear so many of those systems have had trouble out of the box! I’ve not come across any other customers reporting this yet but would certainly like to investigate further, especially given the number of your systems effected.
 
I’ve sent you a private message to follow up on those service calls.
 
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Hello I recently acquired one of these and it is not bright enough. when I go to settings and try to adjust the brightness bar nothing happens it just stays the same. I bought this because I am 62 and have Parkinson's and wanted a bigger screen. Without being able to increase the brightness I will be unable to use this unit. Help please! Thank you

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3519/t/19996421
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Hi, I'm using a Dell Precision M6500 on Windows 7 and there is no sound. It seems to have happened after installing Borderlands, and only Borderlands and Skype would have sound, nothing else. I tried reformatting and now nothing has sound. Device Manager says that the sound card is fine, I tried rolling back the driver, no sound. Then I updated to the newest driver, no sound. Then I plugged my computer into my TV via the display port and the sound runs perfectly through there. I am thoroughly confused. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Dell Precision M6500 No Sound

Right click on the sound icon in the start menu (close to the clock), then click playback devices. Make sure you have the correct output device set as default. Right now because the sound works through display port the default device is probably some HD audio device. You will want to select the "speakers" as the default. Right click on the correct output and select "set as default device" Sound will go through whatever the default device is currently set as.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/526583/dell-precision-m6500-no-sound/
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Hy,

I have this pc with these Specs Upgraded:

8 GB Ram DDR-2 
320 SSD- 2x160 GB
Core 2 Quad Q9650 3.0 Ghz
Radeon HD 5570HD

My system was working fine and good since 4 months but recently this week its randomly restarting without warning. Windows 10 is installed in this system. Sometimes its working fine and sometimes not. I change the power coat and Open my PC and clean it with blower to avoid dust and also Re-seat the all the Rams and check all the cables. Its also rebooting again and again in Windows 10 loading boot screen. 
Any Help will be appreciated. 
Thanks,  

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19989274
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Hi guys, I've got a T1650 for which I would like to put a bigger power supply into. Is it possible for me to use one of the standard power supplies such as ones sold by Corsair. Also another question, this of computer has a Xeon E3 1270 v2. Is it possible for me to use the v3 versions of these processors? Thanks.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19983649
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My dell Precision start to throttle cpu from 2.8 Xeon to 0.8 and can not go back to normal

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I am trying to use a Tesla M2090 GPU in my Dell workstation to accelerate the CPU processing.  I have an nVidia GTX580 GPU for my monitors.  I downloaded the drivers, but I get a message for the Tesla that says "Insufficient system resources exist to complete the API."  It also gives me a "Code 10".  Any suggestions?

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19983681
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BSOD at different times. While browsing, creating an email in Outlook, not even using the computer.

Thanks,

cad4ty

A:BSOD dell precision m6400 64bit

Hello cad4ty, first you uninstall McAffe, and use Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows.

Bugcheck 1A may cause for a number of reasons, a virus scanner is one of them, and McAffe is a known guilty.

After doing it, if still crashes take place, inform us, we are to check for the other reasons then.

http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/249154-bsod-dell-precision-m6400-64bit.html