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Dell Precision T3500

Forum discussion tagged with Dell Precision T3500.
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    [SOLVED] PC wont boot into Windows, black screen and red lines

    I recently installed an SSD into my T3500 and a fresh copy of Windows. I removed my old HDD in case I needed to use my PC again if I messed something up. Everything worked flawlessly and after a week I was normally uing my PC when my screen turned black and sound stopped. I turned it off from...
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    Question Dell Preision T3500 wont boot into Windows and shows red lines

    I recently installed an SSD into my T3500 and a fresh copy of Windows. I removed my old HDD in case I needed to use my PC again if I messed something up. Everything worked flawlessly and after a week I was normally uing my PC when my screen turned black and sound stopped. I turned it off from...
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    [SOLVED] X5650 Hyperthreading - Does it cause errors in Windows if turned off?

    I have a X5650 Xeon running at 45 degrees Celsius idle. I want to reduce the temperature. I changed thermal paste but I want to also configure it so its cooler. I've heard HT can increase temperatures by 8-10 degrees on modern CPUs but I am willing to try disabling it on mine to see how much...
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    [SOLVED] Dell Precision T3500 Front Fans never speed up?

    I used to tinker with them using Speedfan back in the day but stopped as the program bugged out on me once but they never speed up now. I’m gonna reinstall a fresh Windows soon hopefully that sorts it out. Anybody’s T3500 fans not changing speed?
  5. [SOLVED] How to attach a fan to heatsink on Dell Precision T3500?

    Hello modding community, I have a Dell Precision T3500 with a Xeon X5650 and the lower end aluminium heat sink without the copper heat pipes. My CPU is running hot and I will change the thermal paste however I have a Arctic F8 80mm fan on the back which does nothing to lower the temps of the...
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    [SOLVED] Which GPUs work with Dell Precision T3500?

    Hello, I have a Dell Precision T3500 with an X5650, 12GB DDR3 RAM and a Quadro 4000. I am looking to upgrade to a gaming GPU which I will use for both gaming but also CAD programs such as Autocad and Inventor. So based on numerous variables I have decided to go with a used GTX 950. I wonder if...
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    [SOLVED] Is this my PSU or GPU?

    My computer boots up and operates fine. Whenever watching video however (especially on a website with lots of little additional video ads running simultaneously) my computer won't last long (usually 5-30 minutes) before the screen goes black and says "entering power save mode" and the audio...
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    Question Upgrading the Dell T3500

    Hello, My friend is on a tight budget but he found a dell precision t3500 for pretty cheap with a gtx 780, but the problem is the cpu and the ram. He wants to game on this machine, it is currently not bad but he wants to upgrade it to get every fps he can. The original CPU is a Xeon W3550, I...
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    Question Bootup alert message (Dell Precision T3500)

    I have had Precision T3500 for about 10 years. About 5 years ago, system properties began reading out total memory 8GB (I bought it with 12GB RAM), so I removed the defective module and left everything else untouched. Since then the machine gives the following message every time I boot it up...
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    [SOLVED] 2 fans on one fan header in Dell T3500

    Hi! I want to add 2 80X80 fans for my t3500, but I have only one fan header slot available ( I don't want to connect fans DIRECTLY to PSU since I want to make use of PWM). I know there are fan header Y splitters, but I don't know if my motherboard can take 2 fans at one fan header (I couldn't...
  11. [SOLVED] Northbridge cooling

    Hi there So my dell t3500 (motherboard module: 09kpnv) keeps shutting down every now and then I researched the issue and found out that it's because of the northbridge getting too hot (its a known issue in this model) I confirmed that as the northbridge heatsink is too hot for the touch I want...
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    Question Non-techie looking for guidance (Dell Precision T3500)

    My daughter was happy with my old stock Dell Precision T3500 (ATI FirePro 2260 card with 256MB RAM, 525W PSU, Windows 7 64-bit etc) through elementary and middle school. Now she is in high school, plays Sims 4 and other games that demand somewhat (though not much) higher graphics performance...
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    Need HDMI output from an old pc

    Hello The system is PRETTY old but in a decent working condition, I need an HDMI output, so do you suggest any graphic card or there is just no hope for it anymore? Lenovo ThinkCentre L-IG41M Rev: 1.1 LGA775 FRU: 71Y6838 CPU: pentium Dual-Core E5400 PSU: 280W FRU: 45J9436 Thanks
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    Can I run gta v on gt 730 2gb, i5 processor, 16 gb ram, 1tb hard disk.

    Can I run gta v on 16 gb ram, 1 to hard disk, nividia gt 730 2 gb graphic card. Pls let me know. I m waiting for reply
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    Do I need do a fresh reinstall of Windows 8.1 for my new motherboard?

    I was upgrading motherboards, but want to keep the same HDD. Do I just need to do a complete reinstall on Win 8.1 using the "remove everything and reinstall windows" option? After that i wipe the HDD, will it still have Win 8.1 on it? Can I reuse the same Product key?