1. itsparsic

    DELL - PC wont boot unless CMOS is reset, HELP!

    I am currently fixing up my old DELL XPS 8700 computer after a few years without using it. Long story short, pressing the power button doesn't do anything to the pc, nothing happens...sometimes. Occasionally the pc will start with a delay after hitting the power but not frequently enough not to...
  2. compgeek89

    Reduced NVME drive performance following OS re-imaging

    So, I have a dell XPS 9510 laptop (i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4-3200, RTX 3050, Win10 Enterprise, for reference). From the factory it came with a 512GB Micron 2300 PCIe 3.0x4 SSD. However, the laptop actually supports PCIe 4.0, so I got a Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus 1TB to replace the OEM Micron drive. I had...
  3. Zarathustra[H]

    Driver Settings when using GPU Drivers Included with Windows?

    Hey everyone. So I just bought an old Dell Latitude E6540 for all the reasons mentioned here: It's a nifty old laptop, and I am liking it. It is a dual GPU model integrated Intel graphics + Radeon HD 8790M Biggest problem I have had is that AMD discontinued their drivers for the Radeon HD...
  4. R

    What's better? A newer SINGLE CPU or older DUAL CPU?

    My old client is getting rid of 2 servers... Dell R710 with DUAL Intel Xeon E5520 @ 2.27GHz and Dell R720 with SINGLE Intel Xeon E5-2620 @ 2.00GHz I don't know much about Xeons, so I did some research but still can't decide which one I should take off their hands ;)
  5. StryderxX

    Dell is cancelling Alienware gaming PC shipments to several US states

    Orders placed in California, Hawaii, and four other states will not be honored because of power consumption regulations.
  6. W

    Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Motherboard

    First please forgive me if this is out of place, I could not find a category for my problem. Hello, I have a refurbished dell 13 7000 series laptop. Therefore it does not have a service tag sticker on the bottom. My problem(s) is the DC power Jack/receptacle broke off the Motherboard when I...
  7. V

    Acer CG437K monitor or LG OLED TV?

    Hi there Thank you for allowing me to register on the forum. I'm looking to upgrade my current monitor which is a Dell Ultrasharp UP3216Q 4K monitor and I own a PC with an AMD 3950X and Nvidia 2080Ti to run 4K games. I don't wish to downsize as I find 27'' far too small and I'm no fan of...
  8. R

    Does anyone have the Dell U4320q? Impressions?

    I’ve been reading online and I am about to get it, but the only thing that concerns me are reports of contrast ratios in the 600-750:1 range. Does anyone else have experience with this?
  9. R

    Need new drives to upgrade our 10k SAS 6Gbps 2.5 hotplugs; recommendations?

    We have a Dell PowerEdge R720 and we currently have three (3) 900GB 10K RPM SAS 6Gbps 2.5in Hot-plug Hard Drive in RAID 5 for a total of 1.8TB of storage. The server has 32GB of RAM and an Intel Xeon E5-2620 CPU @ 2.00Ghz. We would like to upgrade our drives to more storage and hopefully more...
  10. stereomac

    Dell Dual Quad Core Precision Workstaion

    I wanted to take advantage of the 8 available slots of memory in this Dell Precision 690. First fo all, it supports a total of 64GB, but, from my understanding it'll require riser cards only operating in dual channel memory mode when system has quad-channel memory support. I don't see myself...
  11. R

    What to do with old 10/100 switches?

    I have the following switches that are fully functional but collecting dust: Dell PowerConnect 3248 (48 port 10/100 switch) 3Com Switch 4400 3C17204 (48 port 10/100 switch) 3Com SuperStack 3 Switch 4250T 3C17302 (48 port 10/100 switch) I just connected them and they work fine. Are they worth...
  12. S

    Not Recognized By Monitor

    Hi, I have built a PC with the following specs: RAM - CRUCIAL 8GB PC4-19200U DDR4-2400MHZ x2 CPU - Intel Core i5-9400F Coffee Lake 6-Core 2.9 GHz (4.1 GHz Turbo) GPU - ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1070 Mini 8GB Motherboard - MSI B360M PRO-VDH LGA 1151 SSD - Crucial MX500 250GB SSD SSD - WD Blue 3D NAND...
  13. Pieter3dnow

    Dell PCs ship with DLL hijacking bug
  14. cageymaru

    Dell Technologies Gains Global Market Share in Server and Storage in Q4 2018

    According to research from IDC, Dell Technologies has been gaining market share on Hewlett Packard Enterprises (HPE) in the worldwide server and storage market. In Q4 2018, Dell captured 18.7% global share of the server market, up from 17.5% in 2017. This created $4.43 billion in server revenue...
  15. cageymaru

    AMD Gains Ground on Intel in the Server War

    Spiceworks has conducted a survey of more than 500 IT decision makers in businesses across North America and Europe to determine the current server trends, purchasing plans, and components that will go into them. 85% of respondents said they were looking to purchase new servers in the next 3...
  16. cageymaru

    Alienware Co-Founder Frank Azor Discusses Intel Graphics and Women in Gaming

    Alienware Co-founder Frank Azor was interviewed by Jayesh Shinde of the India Times where he discusses Intel graphics, women in gaming, growing the gaming market and how Alienware defines success. Mr. Azor is optimistic that Intel will have a good product that fits into its place in the market...
  17. S

    1440p 144Hz Monitor on a Budget

    Hi, i can get my hands on a Dell S2719DGF for relatively low amount of money (around $360). Has anyone tried this particular monitor and is it a good choice for 1440p gaming ona budget?
  18. F

    $50 Gaming Laptop Recommendations

    Hi! I would like to play some old games such as Team Fortress Classic, Far Cry 1, and Counter Strike. Back in 2004-ish, I played these games on a Dell D800 and was thinking of buying one from Ebay for ~$50. I would prefer not to spend more than that. Should I consider any other models besides...
  19. AlphaAtlas

    Dell Goes Public at $46 Dollars a Share

    Reuters reports that Dell has officially gone public today, opening at around $46 a share and joining HP and other tech firms in the public markets. Dell has a rather complicated financial history, as after their initial IPO, Dell went private about 5 years ago, and ownership stakes in the...
  20. AlphaAtlas

    Dell Votes to Go Public Again

    Following rumors of an IPO back in September, and a public plan to shift shares of VMWare back in November, Dell has reportedly passed a vote that will allow the company to go public again. Dell decided to go private in 2013, but a spokesman told Techcrunch that the PC maker will be listed on...
  21. cageymaru

    Dell Foils Hack Attempt with Rapidly Deployed Countermeasures

    Dell has announced that its cybersecurity team foiled an unauthorized intrusion into its network that attempted to extract customer information; limited to names, email addresses and hashed passwords. The Dell security team stopped the hackers by immediately implementing...
  22. cageymaru

    Alienware Co-Founder Frank Azor Discusses How Gaming Has Changed

    Alienware vice president and GM Frank Azor agreed to an interview with Sameer Mitha of where he discussed what got him into gaming at an early age (Prince of Persia), the first game he played on his own PC (Links 386), and why all gaming platforms are steps to the ultimate gaming...
  23. AlphaAtlas

    Alienware is Looking Into PC Component Manufacturing

    Alienware is "looking into" manufacturing components for desktops PCs. Historically, many of Alienware's products have only been available as part their pre-built systems. But, according to an interview with Dell XPS GM Frank Azor by PCGamesN, Alienware is thinking about selling those parts...
  24. dvsman

    New Dell 49" display

    From: "Dell designed the monitor, which boasts a 32:9 aspect ratio and 5120×1440 resolution, to be able to accommodate either one or two people comfortably. Picture-by-Picture mode allows for multi-tasking content from two...
  25. cageymaru

    Linux Application Scaling Featuring 128 Threads from Dual AMD EPYC 7601 Processors

    Michael Larabel of Phoronix has conducted a test of Linux application scaling on up to 128 threads. He chose a Dell PowerEdge R7425 server featuring two AMD EPYC 7601 processors for a total of 64 cores and 128 threads, 512GB of RAM (16 x 32GB DDR4), and 20 x 500GB Samsung 860 EVO SSDs. He ran...
  26. AlphaAtlas

    Dell is Considering an IPO

    It's only been 5 years since Michael Dell and other investors bought back shares of the company and went private, but Reuters reports that Dell wants to go public again. Initially, the company wanted to make a $21.7 billion deal with several hedge funds, which would allow them to go private...
  27. cageymaru

    Competition Heats up in the Global Gaming Notebook Market

    Asustek and MSI have previously dominated the global gaming notebook sector, but that is changing according to Digitimes. First tier notebook makers such as HP, Dell, Acer and Lenovo have unveiled new gaming notebooks that are directly competing with the offerings from MSI and Asustek. Lenovo...
  28. F

    24'' (16:10) vs 27'' IPS monitor for work, help me decide

    Hello, Would you please suggest an IPS monitor for work, web and occasional photo editing next to my 1080p (16:9) gaming monitor? I am used to from my work to 24'' 1080p (16:10) however I'm willing to try the 27'' 1440p. I'm just not sure if it's worth it to my gaming monitor. I'm now...
  29. DooKey

    Dell Computers Better at Cheating in PUBG Says Dell Spokesperson

    Ben Mansill from PCPowerPlay went to China last week for the Intel 8th Gen Processor reveal and many other PC and laptop vendors attended as well. While he was there he listened in on the Dell presentation and was surprised to hear the Dell spokesperson rave about how good their products were...
  30. DooKey

    E-waste Recycler Facing Prison for Copyright Infringement

    Eric Lundgren, a dedicated recycler of e-waste, has been sentenced to 15 months in the pen for infringing on a Microsoft copyright. The rest of the story is Mr. Lundgren processes more than 41M pounds of e-waste each year and he hated what he saw as planned obsolescence and wanted to extend the...
  31. FrgMstr

    Dell Showcases Three AMD EPYC Servers Now for Sale

    A long time ago, every word you read on HardOCP was served up to you by several dual Opteron servers. That was a long time ago. We have seen a lot of coverage about AMD getting back in the game with its new EPYC processors in the datacenter, and it looks like now, mere mortals can get a taste...
  32. R

    First Hybrid Intel-AMD Chip Benchmarks Show Vega M Obliterating Intel UHD and MX 150

    HotHardware has gotten to run some benchmarks on the first Intel-AMD hybrid chip with the Dell XPS 15 convertible. The XPS 15 2-In-1 tested was configured with a Core i7-8705G processor (3.1GHz base, 4.1GHz boost), the Radeon RX Vega M GL graphics engine with 4GB of HBM2, 16GB of DDR4 memory...
  33. DooKey

    Dell Becomes First Major PC Vendor to Offer Laptops with IME Disabled

    Dell is going to offer 3 high-end laptops with the Intel Management Engine disabled. This is in response to the recent revelations that the IME has vulnerabilities and cpu's from the 6th gen to the 8th gen all have this cooked in. If successful, I expect other major vendors to jump on-board...
  34. cageymaru

    Dell Black Friday Deals Are Live for 24 More Hours

    Dell has released their Black Friday deals early. You will see various categories across the top of the page; I'm just linking to the basic page. You can determine if you want a gaming PC, notebook, TV, etc.
  35. B

    Dell Visor

    Looks like Dell has their VR headset up for pre-order (Ship date 10/17). Panel 2.89" LCD (RGB subpixel) Resolution 1440 x 1440 per eye, 706ppi Refresh Rate 90Hz Lens Type Fresnel Field of view 110 degrees Lens Adjustment Software IPD Tracking Architecture 6DoF, "Inside-out" tracking Tracking...
  36. luisxd

    [Worklog] Dell Optiplex 170L MOD

    Just built a new PC for a friend so he handed me his old one, a stock Dell Optiplex 170L (Pentium 4, 2Gb DDR, 40GB Sata, 8600Gt). First i was going to make it an HTPC but since i currently don't have a case tough i could use this one, with a few modifications of course The case seems really...
  37. X

    Enabling an MD1220 with an R430 Server

    Hi all, This is a quick turnaround item for me and I am not a storage guy, so I was hoping someone can help me out with this. We have a Dell R430 server and an MD1220 storage array. We are looking to purchase a SAS card and cables to enable the two to talk. The MD1220 is 6GBps SAS. I can't...
  38. B

    Can't Decide... (1080P, IPS, 60hz, Desktop/Gaming Monitors)

    So, I got a 2012 mac mini for my studio recently & am finally getting around to upgrading my monitor. Also, as an FYI, I do intend on gaming with the monitor semi-frequently using a PS4. The three monitors that I'm torn between are: 1. Asus MX279H
  39. Y

    Backlight bleed on Dell 3417W

    Hello, I wanted ask for your advice on a new monitor I've purchased. This particular model is Dell U3417W Ultrawide. My concern is the backlight bleed - it's definitely discernible on a black screen in the dark and some dark scenes in movies in lit conditions, especially the top left corner. I...
  40. C

    4k, color accurate monitor

    Hi everyone. It seems to be that there's quite a few folks here with more in depth knowledge than I can find form typical reviews, so I thought you might be able to help me: I am looking for a new monitor. My source is a late 2013 retina MacBook pro, which tops out a 3840 @ 60hz. My criteria...