Optiplex

Forum discussion tagged with Optiplex.
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    Question Is it possible to power a SFF computer with a standard ATX PSU outside the case?

    I'm interested in upgrading Dell Optiplex computers for gaming, video editing and just plain fast purposes. With mini-tower formats, it's easy to switch to a larger ATX supply (usually with adapter cables). But the Small Form Factor models are more plentiful, and they use proprietary PSU's with...
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    Question Dell Optiplex 9010 MT + r9 290? Help please on build.

    Hello guys, I was interested in building a pc for my girlfriend to do some gaming with. We've been bored with this quarantine, but while following the Covid - 19 "guidelines" we end up with a lot of at home time. So I'm hoping to build the best bang for a buck pc, I've always wanted to do so but...
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    Question Why won't my Optiplex 580 mobo recognize my Phenom II x4 840T

    I am trying to upgrade my CPU to the AMD Phenom II x4 840T, and from what I can tell it is compatible with the Dell Optiplex 580... but it shows up as an unknown AMD processor, and only runs at 800mHz. Shows up as 800mHz in CPU-Z too, but is at least able to identify what processor it is...
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    Question Is this power supply compatible?

    Hi there, so I currently have a 255W power supply for the Dell Optiplex 3020 (SFF). I want to upgrade quiet a lot of components and therefore, I now need a 700W power supply (ATX). My question is, is it possible to connect it to the Optiplex? I know I will need the 24 pin to 8 pin adapter...
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    Question Black screen after upgrading CPU

    Hey guys hope you can help me with this one. I have a Dell Optiplex 390 DT, it came with an Intel core i3 2120 3.30GHz. I put in an old 720 GT GPU and upgraded to 8GB RAM. This all works, however I am trying to upgrade the CPU. I put in a XEON e3-1220V2 3.10GHz, added thermal paste and put the...
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    Question Dell Optiplex Power supply

    PC specs Dell OptiPlex 7070 i7 9700 (65 watt) 8GB RAM 1TB hdd DVD r/w I've bought new Dell Optiplex 7070 tower, for home use, and I also order (not arrived yet) the gtx 1650 low profile that consumes 75watt. the reason why I got the graphics card is just to make my pc animation smoother as...
  7. PigTailedPete

    Question HELP. Ihave a 3010dt optiplex and was woundering if a 1050ti mini would fit in ? Ive heard that the pcie is only 50w when the 1050ti mini needs 75w?

    3010DT with i5 3470 8gb ram . I need to know if the 1050ti mini will fit and work in my machine ? If not then what's a good substitute? I can't upgrade the psu so it's the stock psu
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    Question is ram voltage important?

    hello, i have a dell optiplex 990dt, recently one of the ram modules i have died i guess, the pc basically dose not turn on when that ram module is on it, so i assumed its dead, so im looking for a ram module of 8gb ddr3 and ive just noticed ram sticks have different voltages but i just cant...
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    Question Optiplex 745

    Hello, this is my first time posting here so excuse me if i make any mistake. I have an old Optiplex 745 i'm planing to upgrade for my dad (he's in his sixties and wants to learn the basics) I upgraded the ram from 1 to 3 GB, not a huge boost but is enough for the thing's he's going to do. I...
  10. Info Dell Optiplex 9020mt upgrade limitations + final result (10/10 would not recommend)

    This is just some information for people thinking about upgrading their Optiplex 9020 mt, or who are thinking about buying one for a budget gaming PC, and are looking for information on what will fit. Before I started, I swear I read every forum post on the internet and every Optiplex upgrade...
  11. Question running Atx psu and gpu on SFF pc

    Hi guys, so basically, lets say i have small form factor dell optiplex 7010 machine with i7-3770 cpu and 8gb ram. In pictures i can find on internet i can see that motherboard does have a pci express slot for GPU which would be gtx 960. also i can see 24 pin motherboard power port so i dont...
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    Question i7-2600k at 3.4 GHz low fps/ stuttering in games?

    I have Dell Optiplex 790 MT with an RX570 8vram, 8gbs ram and a recently installed stock i7-2600k and I'm getting unstable fps in most games especially in Destiny 2 . I've checked CPU temps and done a few stress tests, there isn't any thermal throttling, turbo boost and hyper threading is on...
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    [SOLVED] Unusual Startup Repair Loop

    I have an old Dell Optiplex 330 that I was trying to update the bios on to fix another issue. After I installed the updated bios file from Dell, I restarted the computer, leading to issues that are described in the other post. Basically, it was telling me that the boot disc was corrupted. I took...
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    [SOLVED] Looking for a compatible Gpu for optiplex 790 DT for 2k19 Gaming

    Greetings, i do own an Optiplex 790 DT [ https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61DKUYUlKCL._SY741_.jpg ] ___ Specifications: OS Name: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro ( Legacy ) Cpu : i7 2600 ( not K) Memory : 12gb System Model: OptiPlex 790 DT BIOS...
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    [SOLVED] Dell Optiplex 7010 SFF PSU UPGRADE

    Hello everyone, im looking forward to upgrading my Dell Optiplex 7010 SFF (Model Number: AC240ES-01) to a standard ATX PSU. The reason is that im transplanting the whole computer to a normal ATX Case for GPU Reasons and stuff. A pinout diagramm would help a lot. I also read on the forums that...
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    [SOLVED] Putting a GPU in a Dell Optiplex Mini Tower

    I'm currently trying to turn my old Dell Optiplex 330 into a lowish-spec gaming PC, sort of along the lines of this Linus Tech Tips video. So as far as the gpu goes, I have some questions. In the video, they slapped the GTX 650 in there with the extension cable and it worked perfectly. I was...
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    Question What is the best performing CPU that is compatible with a Dell Optiplex 330?

    I'm thinking about upgrading a Dell Optiplex 330 mini tower and I wanted to know the best performing compatible CPU. On the Dell technical guidebook for this computer, what looks like to me as the best CPU listed is a Intel Core 2 Duo E6850. Is there any other CPU that is compatible and...
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    Question Compatibility of Optiplex 9020/7020, RX 570, and CX450M & Adapter

    Hello everyone, I'm planning to make a build out of an Optiplex 9020/7020, but have just gotten a bit confused as to compatibility between these components and hope someone can straighten me out. CX450M & Adapter - I understand I'll need at 12 to 8 pin (Dell specific) adapter for the new PSU to...
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    [SOLVED] Alert! Air Temperature Sensor Not Directed - Dell Opt 9010

    Hey. I am new at this, so work with me please. I have been getting this since I got a new Dell Optiplex 9010 MT mobo. I didn't have all the parts so I would get other alerts, but then once I installed them, they went away. ATS has not. When I ran the Diagnostics, it said it was the Ambient...
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    Question Upgrading Dell 7010 SFF

    Hey everyone, I know I'm going to catch some heat for attempting this config at all but bear with me, I think there is a solution here that makes sense. I have: a Dell Optiplex SFF 7010 3rd Gen Core i5 - 8GB RAM / 1TB Hard Drive a GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost 1GB GDDR5 The problem: a 240W stock...