Dell Optiplex

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  1. chapig_396

    Question Best Dell Precision Workstation for gaming?

    Hello, I am looking to put together a cheap gaming rig - and it seems getting a used workstation and upgrading it is the cheapest way to do so. I already own a GTX 1660 Super so the PC would have to be able to handle that. I've previously owned a T3500, which was good for a few years, but...
  2. G

    Question VGA to HDMI adapter, no signal

    I'm trying to connect the VGA port on my Dell Optiplex 9020 desktop computer to a 1080p HDMI monitor using a VGA to HDMI adapter. I am getting no signal. The VGA port works with a regular VGA monitor. Any suggestions?
  3. J

    Question Optiplex 9010 power draw/GPU upgrade/CPU tdp question?

    I have a Dell 9010 sff. I ran AIDA64 and noticed that the 3rd gen i5 never drew more than 30-35 watts. Is this normal for SFF Optiplexes? Does Dell throttle the CPU like that? (for my purposes, it's a retro gaming rig, so that's perfectly fine). Main reason I'm asking is because I found a...
  4. D

    [SOLVED] Dell OptiPlex 7020 upgrade options

    Hi, I'm looking to upgrade my CPU from: i3-4160 to an i5 or i7, but I cannot find the page on the DELL website advising me which CPUs will work. Some models have a handy list of the exact CPUs that are supported, but for this model it just generically says: i3/i5/i7. Can anyone point me to a...
  5. W

    [SOLVED] Questions regarding upgrading Dell Optiplex 3060

    Okay so I've obtained got a Dell Optiplex SFF 3060. They were throwing it out at work, and I managed to get hold of one. Specs: Intel i5-8500, 6c/6t, 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz boost) 1x 16Gb 2666 MHz Sk Hynix 512Gb NVME.2 SSD The CPU is better than the one my laptop (Surface Book 2 15"), and I was...
  6. M3ll0y

    [SOLVED] cpu compatibility

    Hi,I have old Dell optiplex 755 and I want to upgrade cpu to q9450 but Im not sure about compatibility. After little research I found that its compatible with q8400 but nothing about q9450.
  7. Raidway

    Question Gtx 1050ti not working with Dell optiplex 390

    I brought this Dell optiplex last year,and I wanted to upgrade it to a gaming PC,so I brought 8gb ram,ssd,and the gpu,I checked online if it is really compatible and it is,I put each component one by one in and each component worked except the gpu,I put the gpu in,and it booted up fine,then the...
  8. ASaltyBunion

    [SOLVED] I need to install a pcie nic into my Dell Optiplex 780

    I just bought an intel pro 1000 nic to turn my optiplex 780 into a pfsense server, but whenever I plug the card into the pcie 16x slot, it thinks that it disables the onboard graphics. I have searched online, and I have learned that it automatically disables the onboard graphics when it detects...
  9. S

    [SOLVED] Is it worth switching 533 mhz 2 x 4gb kit for 1 x 4 gb + 2 x 2gb at 1600 mhz?

    I am buying a refurbished Dell optiplex to upgrade the powersupply and gpu. It has 1 x 4gb and 2 x 2 gb all at 1600mhz. I am worried dual channel will not work on the 3 sticks. (Or am I wrong?) In my current pc I have 2x4gb sticks at 533mhz, is it worth switching my old RAM into the optiplex...
  10. J

    [SOLVED] Why does my pc not open rocket league?

    I have a Dell Optiplex 990 MT with an I5-2400 @ 3.10ghz and 4gb ram and intel HD 2000 intergrated graphics I Know I need a graphics card but rocket league should be able to run but each time I try to open it on my pc it crashes and it won't open at all so what should I do?
  11. S

    [SOLVED] Checking all is good with a budget build for a friend.

    Hello, One of my friends is looking to get into PC gaming on a tight budget, around $150, so I thought that upgrading an old Optiplex would be a good option. They need the whole setup including mouse, keyboard, and monitor. Here is the current plan: Dell Optiplex 780 MT with 4 GB of DDR3 or...
  12. [SOLVED] Struggling with GTX 1050 Ti Low Profile Install

    Hey everyone, I recently bought this card for Dell Optiplex 3020 SFF to support a little gaming, and I don’t know if I’m being a complete idiot but it looks like the PCIE slot isn’t in the right place to put the card in? I did my research and the card is compatible in a lot of Dell Optiplex...
  13. Skwere

    Question Upgrades for friend’s pc

    My friend’s mom just bought a Dell optiplex with an i7 (model not specified) it has 4 gb of ram, they got scamed it was supposed to be 8gb. Im going to give him a gtx 750ti if he doesn’t plan on buying a gpu, ssd he said he didnt want one and didnt feel like buying one even though i highly...
  14. S

    Question Dell optiplex 3010 psu connection

    Hey every one I was wondering if The psu pin connector on a dell optiplex 3010 mt motherboard was a normal 24 pin connector or a 8 pin?
  15. [SOLVED] Dell Optiflex 790 i5 2500 Cooler

    I currently have a Dell Optiflex 790 with an i5 2500, even tho the temperatures aren't too high at full load ( maximum of 75c ) i would like to cool it down a little, would something like a small CoolerMaster X-Dream i 117 do a better job than the stock Dell heatsink / cooler? This is what a...
  16. S

    Question Oem desktops

    Hey all I am going to buy and upgrade a dell optiplex and was wondering if there is any other good cheap oem pc's that are worth buying, any suggestions.
  17. Q

    Question Upgrading a Dell Optiplex 9010 MT Motherboard

    Hey. This is an update from another post, but after dealing with my Optiplex MT 390 freezing ever since I got it, I've decided to get a 9010 MT motherboard. I haven't been running a lot of programs or anything, so I don't know what's wrong. Tried some programs to see how everything was running...
  18. S

    Question 7th gen prossessors (dell optiplex 990 DT)

    Is it possible to put a 7th gen cpu in a dell optiplex 990 DT because i was reading system requirements on the ue4 (unreal engine 4) (game engine) forum and it looks like I would be better off with a 7th gen rather than 2 gen i7 if not then I will just stick with cryengine.
  19. S

    Question EVGA 600 Watt 80 PLUS + gtx 1050 ti

    Will a 600w EVGA 80+ sli/crossfire single rail 40a power a gtx 1050ti and a i7-2600
  20. S

    Question What psu

    Hello there I've just bought a dell optiplex 990 i7, 8gb ram, 1tb storage and I have a gtx 1050ti I was wondering what power supply I need to buy to run the 1050 and the rest of the pc.
  21. B

    Question Dell Optiplex 380 SFF Motherboard to a Dell Optiplex 780 MT Case

    Hi guys, I have a Dell Optiplex 380 SFF and I like to transfer the 380 motherboard to a Dell Optiplex MT 780 case, it is possible?
  22. R

    Question My PC blacks out when playing games.

    Hi everyone, I recently bought a dell Optiplex 990 DT and decided to install my GTX 750 2 GB GDDR5 GPU and WD 2TB RED HDD from my old pc. The HDD worked perfectly but the GPU was acting very weird, when I'm not doing GPU intensive tasks like game dev or gaming the GPU is at 1-10% like it should...
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    [SOLVED] How Can i Overclock My Intel Core i5 2500K

    I Have a Dell Optiplex 390 Motherboard and i want To OverClock my i5 2500K CPU What is The safest and Red Line To Not Cross is it 4.3Ghz ? Tell me The Steps How To Overclock , if there anyvideo or Picture i Dont Mind my specs : Dell Optiplex 390 Motherboard i5 2500K 3.3Ghz 16GB ram DDR3...
  24. M

    Question Unable to startup windows 10 without pressing F12 and picking my hard drive

    Hello I have an old Dell Optiplex 390 with Win10, I5, 500gb HDD, 8gb RAM. (Hand me down to my kid) About a year ago the motherboard went bad, I went online found the identical MB and swapped it out. I did nothing additional than reconnecting cables. The machine powered on but I get an error...
  25. P

    1080 or 1080 ti

    I am undecided which gpu to get, I have seen a 1080 Which is a absolute bargain but seeing as I game at 1440p @144hz would it be a better investment to get a...
  26. A

    Turbo boost Temps on laptop

    Hello; I recently posted a thread on the forum asking if my laptop's CPU temps are normal while gaming as they were reaching very high temps, sometimes 99°C. And because of my concern about my CPU's health, especially considering the country is having a heatwave now, I stopped gaming and...
  27. Q

    Internet unusable from main computer.

    So at about 5 yesterday I noticed that I couldn't connect to any servers and loading into websites was very slow compared to normal speeds. After restarting both my router and my main PC, I tried to download something to test the internet speed. I usually get 5-9 down and when tried, I never...
  28. A

    2133mhz Ram and Asus Z97-A

    Hey, After 2 years I finally noticed that my ram was only running at 1333mhz, moreover that it was only running on a single channel (Don't ask me how I haven't seen this, I really don't know). I moved the ram over a slot and have it running at dual channel now. The clock speed is still...
  29. J

    how can you tell if your imei is being tracked

    How can you tell if your phones imei is being used. I heard that if the last two digits after the backslash are lower than 07 or if it comes up with a barcode then your being tracked. My imei ends in /02 and has a barcode. Does this mean im being tracked?
  30. simonchipmunk

    problem with windows Update

    Several days ago i upgraded one of my Computers(Gateway e-machine W5243) from Vista Home premium to Windows 7.0. I did a clean install. it has now been almost 4 days since the upgrade, and Windows Update just 'spins its wheels' but not showing that it has found updates. i went to the microsoft...
  31. A

    Which cpu should I choose

    Hello..I wanna buy a new PC build and I wanna ask you guyz something...I was gonna get a i5 6500 build with 8gb ram and it would cost me 550 (no gpu) and I found a used PC with an i7 4771 and 16gb ram at the exact same money...the parts of the PC they all have guarantee and their...
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    Different G.Skill ram can still use in upgrade?

    So I have one stick of 4gb of g.skill ripjaws x memory ddr3-1600mhz it was part of 8gb kit but the other stick is MIA. If I were to order this...
  33. T

    Comments needed on final rig!

    I am going to be choosing this rig: For video editing and gaming with fps. Comments would be great, as I am buying it in the next hour.. Trying to spot any last minute failures (if any)