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Thread: Dell Dimension 2400

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    Default Re: Dell Dimension 2400

    Quote Originally Posted by silexz

    i too have a dell dimension 2400 , i have upgraded my video and ram , i now have 384 MB RAM and a CHAINTECH GeForce FX5200 with 256MB DDR RAM, that is the best card i could find for the price , when someone said that you have to put the card in the pci slot next to the connectors , what does that mean? does it maximize the capabilities or does it recieve more power. another question , how do i disable the onboard graphics in my BOIS , because i cant find it , plus it has this regulator that takes like 1 MB from my ram to help it , or i can choose 8 MB , what is this? its kinda vexing knowing that the RAM i bought isnt up to its potential. What i did do was i disabled and uninstalled the driver for it , so it no longer works , or thats what i think.

    Any Suggestions would be VERY helpful ,

    A pci gfx card goes in the pci slot closest to the cpu(on an atx mobo).

    Also for anyone planning to change mobo and psu just to get an agp slot, if you are going to run a low end agp card like a r9200se or a fx5200, then you are wasting your money and should just get the pci version of the above cards as the performance of them is similar to their agp counterparts.
    Last edited by maximus7001; 07-04-2005 at 09:20 PM.
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  2. Default Re: Dell Dimension 2400

    I have the same dell and video card. I did try different ports for the video and they all work about the same. That stupid problem with the bios trying to reinstall the onboard video is anoying and I can't seem to fix it either. I have the same thing going on with my sound card.

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