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Problem persists.Thought it may be an overheating issue. I checked the model # and it is the same as you posted. Problem solved. I was sort of expecting that it would be reversed, to blow hot air out that front vent.I guess the only way to really improve it would be to swap the http://xmailing.net/dell-xps/dell-xps-m2010-problems.php

As of now I'm lucky if the computer starts up completely and stays on for more than 3 minutes. Called Dell Tuesday and went through taking cover off and unplugging the heat sink from the mother board and shutdown multiple times with same result. Additional giveaways are planned. Now I can login into windows but I'm having the same problem as before.

It did a shutdown while I was gone. Any help? Speccy says mine is "Dell Inc. 05DN3X ."Can you confirm that the cooler is this one?ARCTIC Freezer 7 Pro Rev. 2 32starview said: * I replaced the front intake fan with On amazon, these to fans show that they come with mounting kits to make them fit the 1366.

And no, the computer doesn't function normally when it's on. power cable loose or off.From DC3Caution: There are electronics inside the case that are very susceptible to electrostatic discharges. I finally think they are all done as of this afternoon.I guess it could have been the updates causing the system to reboot instead of shutdown.Before all the updates were done You can also try plugging the hard drive into another SATA port, but since its a Dell you may need to enter the BIOS Setup(F2) and enable that port.

I am planning on getting a 120 mm fan from ebay real cheap with a USB cable, connecting it directly to a plug, and installing it at the back of my upnorth47's gear list:upnorth47's gear list Nikon D200 Nikon D300S Nikon D500 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G ED-IF Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/4D ED-IF +3 more Reply Reply with quote Usually it will freeze on the Windows startup screen and then shutdown. I think it depends on external temperature.

When i read what you wrote, it felt like you read my mind. Loooks like you'll have a busy weekend, all the best :-) dg27Mar 11, 2016, 12:10 AM 32starview said: Loooks like you'll have a busy weekend, all the best :-) My 9i00 Glad I kept the extended warranty going. if you have to adjust anyhting, becomes a messNo screws included for Intel options, just these horrible clips.

But... 1. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/437185/strike-f1-to-retry-boot-problem-on-dell-xps-9100-desktop/ sibbleMar 9, 2016, 4:40 PM Thank you all for your posts, appreciate the information!I took the front fan out this morning. The core temps seem the same. I've looked at a ton of cases on PCPartpicker and there are only a handful that narrow: that Cooler Master and several Silvedrstones that are very pricey.

Just be careful. http://xmailing.net/dell-xps/dell-xps-720-motherboard-need-help-finding-non-dell-equivalent.php Get the answer MMXMonsterJul 18, 2013, 12:13 AM Kisianik said: Here could be small problemPLease open side panel and check your exact power supply model number, is it the same as Rock solid. Really nicely engineered product.

From what I read here: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/disk-drives/f/3534/t/19250087.aspx , I can solve the problem by replacing the hard-drive by another one. Fortune Cookie says: Fortune not Found: Abort, Retry, Ignore? Sorry for this time wihtout answers, is really difficult to gon on internet wihtout a computer. navigate here No, create an account now.

Which MB do you have? Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Yes--I have seen the options and still haven't ruled this out.

That's why I chose to change the case.

A lot of it is in this manual (see section for fan, removing cpu cooler etc. Then I tried to start the computer without a graphics card at all but it still took time to powerup and just beeped 6 times in a row until it shut And I'll consider posting pics (I need a third-party place to host them, I believe).Thanks! 32starviewMar 14, 2016, 2:13 PM dg27 said: 32starview said: Hi, I can see where this is I saw a YouTube video where an owner of a Dell 9100 PC showed the remains of his PC.

Thanks--this is all very helpful info.One thought: The Dell fans are legendarily bad. solved Need to upgrade Dell Studio XPS 9000 components How to remove right side panel of dell xps studio 9100? I haven't watched your video yet, but how did you cut the hole in the case panel??? 32starview said: While it still runs a tad hot, its about 10-15 Degrees C his comment is here This is why I'll never buy a Dell PC, or any premade PC again.

I already did replace the 92 mm rear fan with an Antec. Since I noticed the graphics card gets really hot immediately when I start the computer, I switched it out with a new, lower-quality graphics card and the computer still kept shutting Mine literally snapped out, was held by clips (both frame and fan itself) dg27Mar 9, 2016, 1:57 AM 32starview said: Mine literally snapped out, was held by clips (both frame and not very good :-).Re CPU cooler.

solved 120 MM Fan cutout on a Dell XPS 9100 Case solved Graphic card upgrade recommendations for Dell XPS 9100 (workstation) solved Dell XPS 400/ Dimension 9100 case mod to ATX It's possible the fan will be compatible with mounting plates already installed on your PC, but if they aren't you'll have to remove the motherboard in order to place compatible plate. Then I tried to start the computer without a graphics card at all but it still took time to powerup and just beeped 6 times in a row until it shut Tried to contact him, but no response yet.

Then I replaced the power supply with a 750 one, no difference. xybernautsFeb 28, 2016, 3:39 AM You could replace the fans in the heatsink, but I honestly don't think it'd make a difference. In reply to Jim oc_2 • Feb 7, 2011 When I received the pc it loaded windows 7 defaluts etc for the install. I didn't want to lose my PC and all its components in a potential fire.Also to answer your question, yes you' shave to remove the motherboard to install the plate.

I had the same issue re posting pics, that why did the video as easier to host on youtube :-)Thanks! Alpha8768 out. thanks Bought a new PSU from Best Buy (had a few gift cards) and put it in. The old PSU was 525w and I was thinking of putting a 650-800w in.

Quality heatsinks like the Themaltake you showed me usually push the air to the back of the PC so it can go out through the case fan blowing air out the