If you snoop around Dell’s support pages for a bit, you’ll find the service manual for whatever series machine you’ve got — this will go through all of the official upgrade paths Dell intended for, and give you enough of a clue as to what unofficial upgrades are possible. My current machine has a Soundblaster Live that shows up as: Sounds like the Video card is failing, and I agree that at 6 years old, it is not economically repairable. You can’t post answers that contain an email address. It’s easy to replace the motherboard and CPU in those machines, if you have any sort of soldering skills you need to mod the front panel connections. Original Dell detail is below. Login to post Please use English characters only.

Uploader: Vodal
Date Added: 15 January 2007
File Size: 56.56 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 34925
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

I really just want to either a preferably upgrade the motherboard, graphics card, expecting to probably change out the memory and keep everything else intact hard drives, usb ports, interfaces, etc. Tell us some more! PSU detailsn from barcode: Also keep in mind that your Dimension drivers won’t work on the 480 computer.

are dell’s upgradeable ? – Ars Technica OpenForum

Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. Please assign your manual to a product: Not the biggest loss in the world – you can find audio switches 44780 you plug into the back side speaker jack, then plug the speakers and headphones t0 the switch – select what you want to use.


Between cheese steaks and the Amish Registered: Please write back ctv me or place a comment if it works for you or if you need any further assistance. Any clues to what is causing this issue? You might be able to install your Dell drive as a slave if you have an open IDE channel available. Dec 30, Posts: Alun Cox Level 3 Expert Answers.

Advertisements or commercial links. I took a closer look. Helpful 0 Not Helpful 1 Comment Flag. Spent more time reading the instructions than the actual replacement required in total time.

Replacement Video Card – Dell 8200 w/ NV25

According to this the max memory isMB per bay of pc I can see this, using the Vyzex editor, and hear it as the sound changes. David Payne Level 3 Expert Answers. Apr 23, Posts: Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.


Posted on May 31, It’s worth a crtvv words. Add Your Answer Tips for a great answer: The processor was a mhz FSB part, not a Your responses are intended to improve the level of service provided. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

Original Dell detail is below. It is a feature on the made-for-Dell SB cards, and strangely, is sometimes found on retail versions.

You can’t post conmments that contain an email address. Not finding what you are looking for?

This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest. I want to add that you dont state what your actual processor is. It looks like the cable goes to the front panel, so maybe I just lose audio to the front panel if I dont crttv a place to plug the connector.