Well it looks like my dell 9300 finally bit the dust. It has been a great machine. Dell is going to replace it under complete care.
I do not know what I am going to get but I am hoping for a 1720 with the 8600 video card.
How does the 6800go compare to the 8400 or 8600?
I have searched here and google and can't seem to find any comparisions between these specific cards. I think mine is too old as all I could find were old links comparing them to older cards..
Should I be satisfied with the 8400 or should I fight for the 8600?
Dell warranty has been great. I have never had a problem and they fixed all issues promptly. I don't want to take advantage and fight for an 8600 if the 8400 performs as good or better than my current card.
turn on the power and for the first couple boots, I could see the POST info, but it was really distorted. Now the backlight comes on and I get nothing. I can hear the machine booting, and everything else seems fine, but no display.
I pulled the display off another laptop and it looks exactly the same, so I'm assuming it's the 6800, but I don't have any way to test for sure.
Now... if it IS the vid card, I'm not sure I want to shell-out $200 - $350 for a new vid card. The rest of the lappy works fine (in fact, I JUST upgraded the CPU). Think I could get any money for it?
Also, would would be a good replacement for around $700? I'd like the something with the WUXGA screen like I have now and at least something comparable to the 6800 I have now as well.
I have this laptop permanently connected to an external monitor and have it standing upright. Every time I turn on the laptop, I have to flip the screen open press the switch and then close the lid just to turn it on. Is there a way to turn the laptop on without opening the lid and pressing the switch?
HAve a 1330 with a slot loading DVD. The mobo is completly dead, the laptop won't even turn on (dell is allegedly sending me a replacement -- second on in two years).
Since the laptop won't even turn on, how on earth do I get a DVD out of the drive, WITHOUT taking the laptop apart? I know I can take the laptop apart and trip the mechanisim, but I just don't feel like taking the @#$@'n think apart.
My Inspiron e1705 laptop would not boot. Turns out it is a bad graphics card. Dell no longer has the graphics card in stock to ship a new one to me, so they are sending me a whole new laptop. The support guy said all of the components will be the same or better.
Anyone have any idea what I should expect to get? Will it be a new laptop or refurbished? I really liked the laptop I have now, and wish I did not have to replace it, but if I truly get something better, then I guess it is ok.
I guess I should have asked Dell this, but does anyone also know if my warranty (which has 1.5 years out of 4 left) will still be good on the new laptop?
I have a Latitude E6420, and i can't for the life of me get it to work. There is absolutely no life, and the battery and power lights don't light up with the ac adapter connected. I've tried taking out the battery and connecting the ac, no change. Won't work.
My N4050 laptop got dead and I called the customer care they said that the Hard disk, BIOS chip, Fan were the problem. My laptop is under warranty now. I bought this laptop thru ebay and I have the invoice copy from the seller. How can I proceed for the warranty service. I dont have the paisa pay id details of ebay.
I have a Dell Vostro 1014 (or whatever it is).. And it refuses to start. I can charge it, but as soon as i press the start button, it stops charging. I don't hear any sounds from the pc as it would start either.
I bought my XPS 1710 dell laptop about 2 yrs and some months ago at about ~$4, 150. About 3 weeks ago my GeForce go 7900 GTX died... I've never OC'd any device on my laptop and its been used in normal conditions..
Has anyone else had any problems with their GeForce go 7 series video cards?
did a clean install of Windows XP and this is what I get...
1. when my laptop boots up the bios screen comes up with a bunch of vertical lines... 2. when windows boots up there is a bunch of vertical lines... 3. simple vga mode works... no vertical lines... 4. when I try to install the drivers for the 7900 GTX I get a BSOD...
Warranty... So far the video card has been backordered twice... when I get called again and if its for the same reason I'm going to ask what the next course of action will be...
I doubt there are any remaing Geforce Go 7 series video cards...
I recently took my Compaq Presario C714NR laptop on a road trip, and one day some water spilled on the case without me realizing it, so that the case and laptop were wet when I got to my hotel room. The screen no longer illuminates - I can just barely see the proper windows and images on the screen if there is bright light in the room, but it's nearly invisible. I assume that either the backlight is dead or that a wire/connection to the backlight is loose or shorted.
Several months ago I had to replace the screen when the laptop was dropped and the screen broken (bought a new replace ment screen through eBay, replaced it myself), so the screen has had a bit of a hard life.
Is there any way to charge my battery now? I think my battery is completely dead now. Over the past few months, it's been staying turned on for less and less time without it's chord. Today, it said "battery 100%" "6 min". Usually, I have it charging just by turning the charger chord in some weird positions. I'm not sure if it's faulty wiring or not. I would much rather just buy a new battery than deal with faulty wiring.
Yes, I have been getting the change your battery thing in the start up menu. I have an HP 625, and have had it for over 3 years now. In the past year, I've been having to adjust my wire just so it can charge. It jiggles around a little bit when inside, but the chord/plug itself doesn't seem loose or anything... Today, that didn't work at all. I've been trying for the past several hours to move my chord to the right position just so my laptop can turn on. I usually get it charging in no more than 1 minute, but today was different. Last year, I replaced my charging and it seemed to of made it much easier to charge. However, this is a fairly newish charger and it's my battery at fault this time.
Will my issue be resolved just by getting a new battery? I can probably head over to Best Buy or something. Or maybe buy one online.
If you think I may also have a problem with faulty wiring, what can I do to get it fixed? I feel like it would cost me a lot. Or, do you think will getting a new battery resolve my charging issue?
I am at my wits end with my e1705. I had a sudden meltdown about 2 weeks ago... screen went scrambled, BSOD,etc...
Performed diagnostic, memory on video card came back as bad. Replaced with new card (from Dell), reinstalled OS, completely reinstalled nVidea drivers from Dell (Used driver cleaner too)...
Everything went smooth for a couple hours after this was completed yesterday (full diagnostic showed no errors), but after booting up today, after about 5 or 10 minutes of use screen freezes and turns either solid cyan or black... a small pattern of thin lines appears also.
I was playing stalker a few days ago getting 50-70 FPS and now come today its so much lower at 20-30(not playable) and I tried CS:S, and COD4, and they all seen dramatic fall in FPS. I don't notice any artifacts but I just notice huge FPS hits. I also think my fan isn't running anymore but I am not sure. Does anyone one know what I should do now? Its out of warranty already.
BEEN a While and A long time... I currently order a Pentium M 735 1.7 Ghz 400FSB to overclock up to 2.26Ghz@533Mhz. Still waiting on shipping. Anyways, I am looking forward about upgrade my GPU Go 6800 OCed 370Mhz/700Mhz to Go 7800 (NON-GTX).
Yeah, GTX one is pricey for me.
I am wondering does the Non GTX version of Go 7800 still need 130Watts Adapter?
I did a lot of search all I could find is people talks about 7800GTX version.
In my thought I think 6800 to 7800 different is more pipelines and pixel fill rates and etc and the power needed is the same. Right?
So do I need 130 watts or I just keep 90 watts adapter which is perfect for NON-GTX Go 7800
What exactly do I need to connect my Dell i9300 laptop to a regular tv? (not HD) I searched a bit but couldn't seem to narrow it down. I know I need a cable, but am not sure of the part number, and software if any. I want to be able to display what's on the screen onto a TV.
Are the Dell 9300 HD's SATA or ATA-6? I'd like to upgrade my 9300 with a larger hard drive, somewhere around 100GB or so. Any recommendations? Do I just need to look for a laptop SATA drive 7200RPM or are there other specs I need to consider?
So speedtstep is enabled in bios and it says its running at the minimum which is 800 mhz and it shows a maximum of 1.8 ghz. I am running A05 bios.
I have tried all the different power settings in windows and they do not change it. I try running a few games and programs and it still sits at 800 mhz. I think something is messed up and don't know how to fix it.
Anyone know what I can do to see if the speedstep is working correctly so Im actually using my cpu to its max when needed.