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The NVIDIA GeForce GTX series was recommended by Daz Studio users. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. andrew55, Jun 26, 2016 #11 flavallee Frank Trusted Advisor Joined: May 12, 2002 Messages: 72,668 I don't use graphics cards with a powered cooling fan. The psu I have only handles 255 watts. his comment is here

I have had several issues too many to go into great detail, but namely crashes freezes monitor issues all what you would call functionality issues. When the DELL logo appears, press immediately. A possible graphics card failure has occurred. Mine is only 255w. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3515/t/19997874

I have wheezy installed gnome 3. I just spoke with a computer guy and he suggested I go with something smaller (so it doesn't overload system)> I'm thinking about this one: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/evga-50...lack/1017256.p?id=1219045510716&skuId=1017256 My big question/concern is getting Reply With Quote 02-07-2014 #5 nihili View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Linux Guru Join Date Dec 2013 Posts 1,717 most hardware was "built for windows" and is

No, create an account now. This test typically takes 10 to 20 minutes and requires no interaction on your part. If your Dell OptiPlex 780 has a 255W power supply, it has the smaller desktop(DT) or small form factor(SFF) or ultra small form factor(USSF) case. If available, install working memory of the same type into your computer.If the problem persists, contact Dell.

I'm not a gamer so I don't think I really need a top-of-the-line card. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of 12 Thread: Issues on Dell Optiplex 780 Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2762675/dell-optiplex-780-problem-video-card-upgrade.html Fortunatly, they are cheap and it doesn't look like it's that big of deal to put them in.

Repeat this process for each expansion card installed. Tab Function Results Displays the results of the test and any error conditions encountered. Last edited: Jun 26, 2016 Jun 26, 2016 at 10:25 PM #4 alucasa Joined: Apr 2, 2009 Messages: 2,755 (0.95/day) Thanks Received: 1,666 Location: Waterdown, Canada System Specs System Name: I I've seen that the 2 slot cards don't fit well.

Select the Boot from CD-ROM option from the menu that appears and press . https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-hardware/graphic-card-driver-problem/4b5e4869-64e9-4bce-ad87-41e3ff924353 Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? If two or more memory modules are installed, remove the modules, then reinstall one module and restart the computer. I'm not very techie so hoping someone may have had experiences with this particular model of dell thanks for your time Reply With Quote 02-06-2014 #2 nihili View Profile View Forum

The following table lists the beep codes that may be generated during the POST. this content If the computer starts normally, continue to install additional memory modules (one at a time) until you have identified a faulty module or reinstalled all modules without error. The diagnostic lights are not lit after the computer successfully boots to the operating system. Back to Contents Page ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed.

Code Cause 1-1-2 Microprocessor register failure 1-1-3 NVRAM read/write failure 1-1-4 ROM BIOS checksum failure 1-2-1 Programmable interval timer failure 1-2-2 DMA initialization failure 1-2-3 DMA page register read/write failure 1-3 have you even made web searches about your model? Cheers and good to hear that you are up and running. http://pghtix.com/dell-optiplex/dell-optiplex-980-video-card-upgrade.html So many threads that I decided to use it as main rig.

I got about $180 to spend so I'm thinking the best graphic card/psu I can get, the better off I am. Jun 27, 2016 at 11:34 PM #8 Ruyki Joined: Jan 8, 2014 Messages: 147 (0.13/day) Thanks Received: 62 System Specs System Name: maipc Processor: 4790k @ 4Ghz / 1.03v Motherboard: Asus Please try the request again.

Enter system setup (see Entering System Setup), review your computer's configuration information, and ensure that the device you want to test displays in System Setup and is active.

NOTE: The Drivers and Utilities media is optional and may not ship with your computer. generally i don't see why this computer would NOT run linux. If the problem persists, contact Dell. Back to Contents Page Diagnostics Dell OptiPlex 780 Service Manual Dell Diagnostics Power Button Light Codes Beep Codes Diagnostic Lights Dell Diagnostics When to Use the Dell Diagnostics It is

that's the whole point of linux, really. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Write down the error code and problem description and follow the instructions on the screen. http://pghtix.com/dell-optiplex/dell-optiplex-7010-sff-video-card-advice-nvidia-quatro-600-vs-radeon-hd7470.html Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd.

Type 1 to start the menu and press to proceed. Thanks for any suggestions.