Forum discussion tagged with Inspiron.
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    Question Replacing Case for Inspiron 3847

    Long story short, I have this old Inspiron PC that I want to repurpose. The case however, is big, heavy and just looks bad. So I thought I'd replace the case with something smaller and lighter. Before replacing, I confirmed that the PC posts and booted into windows. The motherboard is a Great...
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    Question Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Series laptop not booting: need help

    Laptop does not boot to Windows. Cannot enter BIOS. First video for reference: View: Backlight does turn on. LCD test also works. Dell Pre-Boot System Assessment (Fn + power up) initiates error code beeps as heard here: View...
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    Question Using a Pico PSU in addition to a modular (standard ATX) PSU.

    I have a Dell Inspiron 5675 that came with a 460W PSU installed. Now, this is enough to run my current setup; Ryzen 3 1200 (Going to upgrade when Zen 2 [Ryzen 3rd gen arrives]) RX 580 8GB (No overclock) 8GB DDR4 2400 MHz (soon to change to two 16GB 2666 Mhz) HDD 1TB M.2 NVMe 256 GB (have a...
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    Question Why is my Laptop slow?

    Hey guys, I have a Dell Inspiron 5579 Laptop. The specs for the laptop are: Intel Core i5-8250U CPU @ 1.60hz / 1.80hz 8gb of RAM 2400MHz Intel UHD Graphics 620 1TB HHD Storage (From which 900gb is free) From the moment I got this laptop 8 months ago until today, it's always been very slow. It...
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    Question 1080p inspiron 5423 screen replacement

    Hi, I've had my trusty dell inspiron 14z (5423) for a good amount of time now. it's screen is getting flaky whenever i move the hinge. this leads me to believe that the lcd cable has a short in it. I am planning to replace it shortly but since this laptop has a sub-par screen and the take down...
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    Question Upgrading SSD on Dell Inspiron 7559

    I have Dell Inspiron 7559 laptop with 128GB SSD, Intel core i7 processor (6th gen.), 1 TB hard drive and 16GB of RAM. I want to upgrade the SSD and also possibly the HDD on the laptop. What is the max capacity SSD I can install and also I don't want to loose the genuine windows came with stock...
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    Question Boot time is majorly affected by my HDD

    I have a dell inspiron 7577 laptop. Since it was purchased it had no issues at all, but due to some odd system restore failiure my OS was corrupted and I was forced to format without saving personal files. To save my school data on the HDD I removed it before formatting. Once the format was done...
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    Question Revived old laptop, streaming videos lags while audio is ok. Local videos play perfectly.

    I recently attempted to revive an old Inspiron 1501 laptop. I installed an SSD, upgraded the RAM to 2GB and was able to install Windows 10 after a few quirks. I found a legacy version of my ATI graphic drivers and was able to install it successfully using compatibility mode. So far everything...
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    Question 144hz monitor defective? READ FIRST

    Before everyone jumps in and says, go to windows change refresh rate, go to graphics drivers and change refresh rate and put to gpu, try a different cord, graphics card may not be able to handle it. Dual monitor problem. I have all the latest drives and have tried older drivers. I can promise I...
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    Question Upgrade Suggestion?

    Heres my build: i7 6700(Non-K) 3.4GHz Asus H170 Gaming Mobo MSI GTX 1080TI 16GB of Ram 1TB SSD 1TB HDD Explanation: my CPU is the oldest thing I have in this build and when I play games I feel it is limiting my GPU a lot, I run wallpaper engine and sometimes it can go up to 100% in usage, I...
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    Question R9 295x2 Issue - One Card Being Utilized

    Hey all, I've got a Sapphire r9 295x2 card that I need some advice on how to fix. The card has undergone fairly moderate use and is a few years old, as a preface. Right now, I have a couple issues with it: 1) Progressively worse overheating that causes immediate PC shutdown, as if it were...
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    Question Horrible lags / slow downs with new ryzen system

    Hey Guys, (first post, please move if not in correct sub-forum) so I made the switch from INTEL to AMD after more than a decade. Results are... mixed. While the system performs well in benchmark and burn-in tests I have horrible lags / slow-downs in day-to-day use. Especially with Firefox...
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    Question Which Motherboard For A 2700x?

    Hello all! I am thinking about buying a 2700x, and I'm currently wondering what motherboard to pick. I'm leaning towards the X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING, as my budget isn't that big. Is this a good board? My budget for the board is max $200, so what good boards are there? Is the Asus Prime x470-A...
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    Question Is there any benefit to getting a 2700 over a 2600 amd for gaming?

    Im planning to get the zen 2 3400 when it comes out. but 12 threads is more than most games will ever use so for purely gaming should I get the 3400 or 3600?
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    Question RX 560 won't go above 1080 Mhz....core clock

    I've bought a used rx 560 4GB edition. The sticker on card says 560D but it shows 1024 stream cores in GPU-Z. But the problem is that it won't go a SINGLE step above 1080 MHz. In After Burner, the slider can go upto 1405 Mhz but nothing actually happens. It still remains the same. I am using...
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    Question does my 9900k 5.2 is legit?

    I have 9900k and 360 aio on the z390 Aours pro I’v managed To over lock the CPU to 5.2ghz at 1.350v I tested 24hours of Aida 64 cpu test, and the cpu runs at 75-78c I tried to test fpu and the pc Crashed after less then a min. A friend of mine explaind me that my pc crash on avx load, and...
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    Question Antec HCG 650W vs TT Toughpower Grand RGB 750W vs Corsair RM750x (Used) for PC?

    Hello, Im building a productivity PC with some Gaming and looking for a PSU. My options are: Antec HCG 650W Gold (New) TT Toughpower Grand RGB 750W (New) Corsair RM750x (Slightly Used) I'm from Pakistan so my options are quite limited (No Seasonic PSUs). These are all fitting my budget nicely...
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    [SOLVED] 400D with H115i, how to setup fans properly?

    Hi, I have a 400D case and H115i water cooling for my CPU. I have bought few noctua fans to replace the H115i ones, also one for top and one on the back. The original one from H115i is on top as well connected to CPU OPT and set to 20% all the time due to noise reduction. I have also 2x HDD...
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    9900k or wait for 10nm?

    I currently have a 7700k at 5.0ghz 1.32v and a 2080ti but I’m not sure if I should get a 9900k now or wait for the 10nm cpu that’s rumored for the end of this year? Also would a 750w psu be enough for a 9900k overclocked and a 2080ti?
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    ASUS 390-a white VGA LED persisting, no boot/video out put

    New build: Mobo: Asus - PRIME Z390-A ATX LGA1151 Processor: Intel - Core i5-9600K 3.7 GHz 6-Core RAM: G.Skill - Trident Z RGB 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 GPU: Gigabyte - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB WINDFORCE Video Card First boot attempt: no video out put, gave RAM LED I checked ideal RAM slot...