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I'm thinking a new PSU would be in line as well for something like the Phenom, because the Athlon II X3 is listed as 90W, the Athlon X4 says 95W, and In conclusion, with the amount of ram, new hard drive, power supply, video card, and the CPU I listed above, would my system be adequate to run most games and general Thanks again for your help. 12-05-2009, 03:23 PM #5 Tyree Emeritus Join Date: May 2009 Location: Illinois Posts: 51,675 OS: XP Pro-7 Rosewill PSU's are VERY low I actually ended up ordering a 512MB 7600GS AGP 8x for the Dimension 4550. http://custsolutions.net/i-need/i-need-help-upgrading-my-computer.php

Ask a new question Read More Prebuilt Systems Product Related Resources Dell Dimension 4550 Upgrade??? Why is the PSU not sufficient for my current setup? I'll save up for maybe a gaming desktop or laptop like the XPS for the future, though. Posting your PC specs will help us to assist you quicker and effectively. 12-05-2009, 03:27 PM #6 Wrench97 Team Manager, GamingTeam Manager, Microsoft SupportTeam Manager, Hardware TeamMicrosoft MVP

The RAM slots are awfully close to the AGP slot. Wird geladen... Über YouTube Presse Urheberrecht YouTuber Werbung Entwickler +YouTube Nutzungsbedingungen Datenschutz Richtlinien und Sicherheit Feedback senden Neue Funktionen testen Wird geladen... The Rosewill PSU is very low quality and most have unstable voltage when loaded which is bad for ram and video cards, the 478 northwood and 4x AGP are not too It's not a beast by any means, but for a limited system like this with even more limited CPU and RAM upgrade options, I think it'll more than suffice.

  1. now since your doing these kinds of upgrades, I'm assuming your doing them on a desktop which I would guess takes DDR PC-3200 type RAM (you can find this info out
  2. The problem I see, is that the manufacturer recommends a 350W PSU for this card.
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  4. I found out I have 2 DDR memory slots supporting up to 1 gig.
  5. I expected just as much regarding this system.
  6. I've researched quite a bit about this system, so I'm being honest with myself and not expecting any miracles.
  7. by Xx1Dustin1Xx / July 13, 2010 7:52 PM PDT In reply to: Dell Dimension 4550 graphics card upgrade Hi.
  8. skateredit547Feb 9, 2013, 11:27 PM is this the same gpu you have?http://www.jr.com/evga/pe/EVA_256P1N400LR/ RevOneFeb 10, 2013, 3:11 AM skateredit547 said: is this the same gpu you have?http://www.jr.com/evga/pe/EVA_256P1N400LR/ The specs look exactly the

Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads I am hoping to spend less that 200$. Anyhow, at stock it had a core clock of 280 MHz, no shader clock that I was aware of, and I believe a 425 MHZ memory clock. Stay logged in [H]ard|Forum Forums > Bits & Bytes > General Software > Style Hard Forum Dark Contact Us Help Home Top Terms and Rules Style by Pixel Exit

Hope this can help someone else in a situation like my own! OEM cases mounting points do not always accept aftermarket Mobo's. __________________ All PC's are not the same. I was (pleasantly) surprised to see that it isn't as expensive as I originally thought it would be to assemble a decent rig from the ground up. scan your system Dell Dimension 4550 (400MHz FSB) compatible upgrades These upgrades are guaranteed compatible when you order from Crucial.com memory Without a doubt, compatibility is the most important factor in

Or your money back. It's used to store data for programs (sequences of instructions) on a temporary basis. Posting your PC specs will help us to assist you quicker and effectively. 12-05-2009, 02:36 PM #3 Wrench97 Team Manager, GamingTeam Manager, Microsoft SupportTeam Manager, Hardware TeamMicrosoft MVP I know very little about graphics cards.Thanks.

That said, here goes:For starters, here's the data sheet for my current system:http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim4550/specs.htmMy mobo:http://www.epinions.com/specs/DELL_J0592_MotherboardSimple overview of my CURRENT system configuration:Dell Dimension 4550 CPU: Intel Pentium 4 2.53 GHz (non-HT enabled)RAM: 2 I know I've had to do quite a bit of digging around to find some answers, so the least I could do is share my experiences in the (albeit, unlikely ) If you want to upgrade your CPU you may end up having to upgrade your motherboard as well. It requires an ATI X1300 or NVIDIA GeForce FX 5800 with 256 mb RAM.

From what I have read it can be upgraded up to 3.02 ghz, though I may be mistaken. "And forget the Rosewill PSU you lucky it still runs the current setup." Yes, I said it: PCI (NOT PCI-e). (-=laughing=-). installation guides 2.5-inch SSD installation guide for desktop and laptop mSATA SSD installation guide for desktop and laptop M.2 SSD installation guide for desktop and laptop Limited 3-year SSD Warranty crucial Join in the conversation now!Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Dell Dimension 4550 graphics card upgrade by cbarnes17 / July 12, 2010 9:55 AM PDT I need some help.

however for most games 2GHz is fine. The only way for me to be able to play that one would probably have to be at 800 x 600 with medium settings at best on a few things, and Dell Dimension 4550 Won't Power On - Blinking PSU & Mobo LED's solved Dell dimension 4550 solved Updating Dell Dimension 4550 Motherboard More resources See also solved Dell dimension 4550 solved http://custsolutions.net/i-need/i-need-to-restore-my-dell-studio-help.php DDR2 is the slot.

popular product lines MacBook Pro Systems iMac Systems OptiPlex Latitude ASUS Motherboards Inspiron Laptops/Notebooks MacBook Models ASUS Notebooks PowerEdge Mac Pro ProLiant Mac mini Models ProBook Giga-Byte Motherboards XPS popular models ok lets start with RAM. And as far as a new hard drive, are there certain specifications I need to look for when purchasing one for my system?

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The CPU can often be at least 500 MHz lower than the minimum speed. If not, I'm pretty sure my brother's got a PC with an 8x AGP slot and he could find some use for it in the event it doesn't work on mine. Wird geladen... There were others I tested: Half-Life 2 maxxed out settings at 1080i worked smooth as butter; Halo: Combat Evolved runs perfect maxxed out settings @ 1360 x 768, and I was

My budget is slightly limited but I will entertain all suggestions. Still, if it could work, it'd be better to go to 3.2 GHz and a 1mb cache. ok to see if a graphics card is compatible with your computer, first you need to know what slots are available within the computer. check over here Please refine your selection.

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