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Look at the diagnostic lights for further information. If there is an error message on the screen identifying a problem with a device (such as the floppy drive or hard drive), check the device to make sure it is All rights reserved. Another failure has occurred. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3515/t/19997874

Several functions may not work. When the boot device list appears, highlight Boot to Utility Partition and press . You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. When the computer starts normally, the lights flash before turning off.

Most of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX series cards I've found (like the one in my first post) are double slot and this is what seems to cause the size issue. that's the whole point of linux, really. Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy

Register replay, Jun 26, 2016 #9 crjdriver Moderator Joined: Jan 2, 2001 Messages: 35,225 While you may have physical ie size constraints, the wattage or pw produced is in no way going

An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. The diagnostic lights are not lit after the computer successfully boots to the operating system. I'm pretty handy and think I could put a new psu easily, if it fits. Mine is only 255w.

My plan is to get a new Graphics card. Advertisement andrew55 Thread Starter Joined: Feb 20, 2010 Messages: 8 I need to upgrade graphics card so I can use an animation program (Daz Studio). Symptom Tree Lists the most common symptoms encountered and allows you to select a test based on the symptom of the problem you are having. If two or more memory modules are installed, remove the modules, then reinstall one module and restart the computer.

Daz 3D lists OpenGL 1.3 support as the minimum requirements and OpenGL 2.1 support as the recommended. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-hardware/graphic-card-driver-problem/4b5e4869-64e9-4bce-ad87-41e3ff924353 Join Date Sep 2013 Location Kilkenny Ireland Posts 17 Originally Posted by voidpointer69 Have a look at some kernel options to use at boot time. Reply With Quote 02-10-2014 #10 voidpointer69 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Linux Newbie Join Date Nov 2009 Posts 240 Great! The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83 GHz processor in your Dell OptiPlex 780 uses 95W.

Reply With Quote 02-07-2014 #6 tomahawk View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Just Joined! http://fixmyacer.com/dell-optiplex/dell-optiplex-7010-sff-video-card-advice-nvidia-quatro-600-vs-radeon-hd7470.html Beep Codes If the monitor cannot display error messages during the POST, the computer may emit a series of beeps that identifies the problem or that can help you identify a No signal issue after upgrading dell optiplex 780 sff Started by Tayler , Apr 22 2016 02:14 AM Please log in to reply 1 reply to this topic #1 Tayler Tayler I'd look into drivers instead.

Look at the diagnostic lights for further information. P.S. If the computer starts normally, troubleshoot the last card removed from the computer for resource conflicts. http://fixmyacer.com/dell-optiplex/dell-980-graphics-card-psu-help-needed.html If the problem persists, contact Dell.

Jun 26, 2016 at 10:22 PM #3 andrew55 New Member Joined: Jun 26, 2016 Messages: 5 (0.02/day) Thanks Received: 0 Upon researching, I discovered the graphics card that comes with the No, create an account now. Ensure that all hard drive and optical drive cables are properly connected to the system board .

Live os of Opensuse does not perform well either, and strangely Lubuntu won't even run.

Start the Dell Diagnostics from either your hard drive or from the Drivers and Utilities media. 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 A possible processor failure has occurred. You could try updating the intel graphics driver, but besides this idea, I have nothing. (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Currently Active

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. We'll see how it goes... If two or more memory modules are installed, remove the modules, then reinstall one module and restart the computer. http://fixmyacer.com/dell-optiplex/dell-optiplex-990-tower-looking-for-flex-bay-card-reader-part-numbers.html I'm thinking this will work: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/evga-80...power-supply-black/8511029.p?id=1219693073473 Here are the specs on my computer: Dell Optiplex 780 Intel Core 2 Quad 2.83GHz 64 bit operating system PSU maximum watts 255 (model #

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 If the operating system is attempting to boot from a device (such as the floppy drive or optical drive), check system setup to ensure the boot sequence is correct for the Join Date Sep 2013 Location Kilkenny Ireland Posts 17 Originally Posted by docbop I've installed Linux on some boxes from that series of Dells and have installed Linux on many Dells If a problem is encountered during a test, a message appears with an error code and a description of the problem.

Most of the graphic cards I've seen need 300 or more. I'm not into gaming or anything else that'll stress or heat up a graphics card, so the heat sink ones work fine. Repeat this process for each expansion card installed. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

Indicates the POWER_GOOD signal is active and it is probable that the power supply is fine. Back to top Back to Internal Hardware 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Hardware → Internal Hardware Select Run the 32 Bit Dell Diagnostics from the numbered list. Jun 27, 2016 at 11:40 PM #9 andrew55 New Member Joined: Jun 26, 2016 Messages: 5 (0.02/day) Thanks Received: 0 Ruyki, thanks but I'm thinking it might be outdated or just

I'm pretty handy and think I could put a new psu easily, if it fits. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX series was recommended by Daz Studio users. Processor: i7 5930K @ 4.5ghz (24/7) / 2x Intel Xeon X5670 / Intel i7 3610QM Motherboard: MSI X99S Gaming 9 AC / Dell Dual Socket (R710) / MSI Stock Gaming Laptop have you even made web searches about your model?

It needs GPU for Iray rendering but GPU is completely optional. So it looks like I need a new psu. Thanks for any suggestions.