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The Intel Pentium 4 640 looks to be the best option to try and find and get support for Execute Disable. and can you confirm once more that i cant upgrade to any AMD cpu? #7 NiceCold, May 15, 2011 NiceCold Senior member Joined: May 14, 2011 Messages: 543 Likes Received: What size case fans do you want to use, and how many, 80mm, 90mm, 120mm?11. NiceCold Senior member Joined: May 14, 2011 Messages: 543 Likes Received: 0 What/How can I max out my Dell Dimension 8400 desktop to super mega maximum potential? have a peek here

Cooling - This one is a biggie. Currently has a Pentium 4 530 3.0GHz (only 32-bit capable) and I found a Pentium 4 541 3.2GHz that is 64-bit compatible. No. The 670 does have the execute disable bit >http://ark.intel.com/products/27487My 8400 has the 630 @ 3.0GHz, 4GB RAM, and a Quadro FX 570 (256MB) with Windows 7 64-bit (upgraded from XP 32-bit),

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can i upgrade to an AMD processor? Mine was micro ATX and could fit into a different case, but the wires from the case to the motherboard are made differently, so you wouldn't be able to turn the InvalidErrorJul 25, 2014, 3:32 AM setha said: Thanks for all your fast response. Do you want to use the same type of RAM?5.

I put the disc from Dell in and everything went well, it still even says OEM under system info. NVIDIA Graphics Card Upgrades for Dell Dimension 8400 Desktop PC? I still want to try upgrading it The problem with upgrading it is that even the best parts you might be able to throw at it are still pieces of junk Dell Dimension 8400 Windows 7 So many programs are still single-threaded.As long as your upgrading, you may consider the Pentium 4 670 which is 64-bit and 3.8GHz.

or Add to List Sorry, there was a problem. If you need more detailed information I guess I can post the dxdiag report. -Sevein Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 tg1911 Most applications are still single threaded and as the hyperthreading allows the core's off time to take up instruction sets, and this is 64-bit at 3.8GHz, you'll have good results- a http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19472890 I would like to be able to keep several (around 3) larger HD for my massive (200+gb) music collection, movie/show collection etc.

or its affiliates v Home Forums Search Forums Recent Posts Your name or email address: Password: Forgot your password? Dell Dimension 8400 Price If you're ready to optimize your Computer and make it work for you in the most powerful way, upgrade DellDimension 8400 with high quality memory! The 925-series chipset DOES NOT support Core2 CPUs. Ask a new question Read More Dell CPUs Dimension Related Resources Best CPU for Dell Dimension E521.

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Edited by Sterling14, 13 November 2007 - 07:13 PM. "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers." - Thomas Watson, Chairman of IBM, 1943 Back to top Page The same top-quality memory that the worlds largest computer manufacturers install in the systems they sell New (2) from $27.40 & FREE shipping. Dell Dimension 8400 Motherboard Specs I am researching options for a Dimension 8400, so wanted to comment. Dell Dimension 8400 Specs Edited by tg1911, 13 November 2007 - 02:49 AM.

what is the first best? http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-8400-power-supply-help.php Get the answer ObnoxiousJul 25, 2014, 2:40 AM It would be a waste of funds investing more money into the Dell Dimension 8400, however I am not saying don't upgrade it; I only upgrade when I actually need to so my computers tend to be a bit on the old side, but it really isn't worth upgrading individual components on older machines. I think I can accomplish this by getting a new case and maybe another fan or two . . . Dell Dimension 8400 For Sale

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Alsup1.0 out of 5 starsDid not work for my Dimension 8400No installation instructions except "push hard to install". Dell 840 Register now! storage Storage: Serial ATA support what does this mean?

I will do this upgrade in several "waves": Wave 1 A new spacious case that has: -built for an ATX board. -room for at least one 120mm fan and possibly one

As to the number of stars, the ad is deceptive.Read more0Comment| 2 people found this helpful. Then you will have a cool and quiet pc ready to do tasks superfast. Can anyone recommend a replacement P4 CPU? Dell Xps 8300 I verified that I have a Socket 775 MoBo, so everything I've read seems to point that it should be compatible and I'll try installing Win7 64-bit.

bambiboom said: svanwormer said: I'm in the process of trying to upgrade my Dimension 8400 CPU running Win7 32-bit. If I were to get a new board then I think I would pick up some faster ram (the 800 speed if i'm not mistaken) after a bit. If you want to upgrade, you can add some RAM as bart1975 mentioned, but you would be far better off spending the money on a new computer. #6 Fardringle, May this contact form This fits your.

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. what is the first best? You'd be better off spending those funds on a new build.The motherboard in the Dell Dimension 8400 supports Pentium 4's and Pentium D's on socket 775, and it does not support Several functions may not work.

I see now that I won't be able to move the drive over w/ the OS still installed. If a 64 bit Operating System, how much RAM do you want? or only single core intel cpus? Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse5.0 out of 5 starsCrucial memory (and their testing software) works fineByMichael Trahanon February 22, 2010Verified PurchaseI've purchased Crucial memory now for three different computers.

The bad news is that it can only use as single-core Pentium 4 (not Pentium D or Core2) and the good news is that you can change to a single-core Pentium just made sense to me.)Thanks buda!Looks like I will be needing that license or OS upgrade when I change case/board. What Form Factor mobo would you want, ATX, or Micro ATX?6. haha dinosaur.

The same Pentium 4 (Prescott single core) that you have now, running at 3.2Ghz. Leave the waste in the garbage. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? no items in the wish list select a store United States (USD) European Union (Euros) United Kingdom (GBP) Francais (Euros) Italiano (Euros) Germany (Euros) Japan (YEN) 中国 (亚洲) remember this selection

Modem and Router help please [SOLVED] Cable Modem Keeps going offline -... People have reported that the 3.8GHz 670 also works, but will produce more fan noise. Upgrade a dell dimension 8400 Upgrade the processor on my dell dimension 8400 ? any tips on this?) Wave 2 Upgrade the ram to 2g (2x1gig sticks) of DDR2 800.

scan your system Dell Dimension 8400 Series compatible upgrades These upgrades are guaranteed compatible when you order from Crucial.com memory solid state drive Without a doubt, compatibility is the most important Sell on Amazon Image Unavailable Image not available forColor: Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 8400 Series System (DDR2 PC2-5300, NON-ECC, ) 3.6 out of 5 stars 17 I seem to use a LOT of USB ports (external drives, mouse etc.) so plenty of them would be nice.