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There are two air vents situated along the left side of the cabinet. I've had problems with it before, the same one actually, being a black screen right from start up. I can't select ANYTHING about the video. Troncoso, Sep 12, 2011 #2 joxley1990 New Member Messages: 23 mmmm...im doubtful for two reasons.. http://flvtomp4mac.com/black-screen/black-screen-after-upgrading-to-windows-10.php

Came with a free upgrade to GeForce 620. Can you please link the video card you are trying to use? Unfortunately Dell does not use very good quality motherboards so who knows why it isn't compatible. #4 daveybrat, Apr 18, 2013 denis280 Diamond Member Joined: Jan 16, 2011 Messages: 3,396 You do notice a colour distortion; there is a pinkish bronze hue to the picture, when looking horizontally at the monitor from an angle of ~40 degrees, to the left or http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3515/t/19989920

I definitely think you just didn't change the settings in the BIOS correctly and its giving the onboard/apu gpu priority. #9 zaydq, Apr 18, 2013 AnonymouseUser Diamond Member Joined: May The hard disk is placed on a blue tray which is very easy to remove. im swaying towards the psu but would it not turn on altogether if that was the problem??Click to expand...

Press f10 to save your changes. Although the ability to disable secure boot is mandated by the Windows 8 certification requirements for x86 and x64 OEM computers, Dell in particular seems very remiss in including any documentation Let's check how the Dell Inspiron 620s, in its space saving avatar, fares through our tests. Select Last known Good Configuration; then, allow the computer to reboot.

Bottom line is you should be able to get the new card to work, you may just have to do some hunting to find the option to do so for your Thank you again. #16 LukFilm, Apr 19, 2013 Bubbaleone Golden Member Joined: Nov 20, 2011 Messages: 1,803 Likes Received: 4 :thumbsup:......glad you got it sorted! Especially if Microsoft made it! 03-10-2013, 05:52 PM #8 skinnypuppy23 Registered Member Join Date: Sep 2009 Posts: 129 OS: Windows 8 My System Tried that, still no options http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-3156966/upgraded-graphics-card-black-screen-boot.html You can also do a System Recovery from F12 I believe.

My only conclusion is that it's a bad motherboard or just a bad product line (Inspiron 660). #25 Mr.Tom, Mar 12, 2014 (You must log in or sign up to This is a better alternative than having screws to hold the hard disk in place. If you do, go into the BIOS Setup and set the Boot Order to boot from the CD/DVD first; and, the internal HDD as second > insert the CD/DVD > Save What a piece of CRAP Windows 8 is!!!

i went into the bios to change the settings of the RAM to 1600 and did a reset beefore i... http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2451002/black-screen-graphics-card-motherboard.html Allow the computer to restart and test to confirm that your grapics card is now functional. the computer is loading fine because you hear windows booting up.. I don't have a recovery disc, and if I had a dell systems disc or windows cd, I cannot find it.

This article discusses the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti video card that features reference design and speeds. http://flvtomp4mac.com/black-screen/black-screen-after-windows-8-1-update-in-dell-inspiron-15r-5537.php If windows 8 came pre-installed on your computer, it almost certainly boots in uefi mode. I have tried plugging both monitors into both graphics cards and they both do the same thing, i disabled the onboard in the bios, still no luck... getting proper frustrated, can anyone assist me further??

To get your computer to recognize your graphics card, youÂ’ll need to switch the boot mode from UEFI to Legacy and then disable the Secure Boot option. Old idea, I know, but you might get lucky. #6 Ketchup, Apr 18, 2013 LukFilm Diamond Member Joined: Oct 11, 1999 Messages: 6,128 Likes Received: 0 Thanks for the ideas, Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows 8, 8.1 Support Windows 7, Vista Support Windows check over here There is an exhaust fan located on top of the processor as well as in front of the hard disk.

Once your computer restarts, press F12 to bring up the Boot Menu again and under 'OTHER OPTIONS' you should now see 'Peripheral Device Setting (OPROM Setting)'. AGAIN, all Dell's boards are made by either Intel or Asus. Design The cabinet has a fair build quality.

The power supply you have in your system is either a 250w or 300w (depending on the type tower you got) either of which aren't going to be of good quality.

Press F10 to save your changes. The keyboard comes in the standard 104-key format, although the keys did seem to be a bit too close to each other, resulting in me typing the wrong alphabet at times. Haven't seen specs on the 650Ti though, but without knowing your complete specs, your psu could be an issue too. #2 thestrangebrew1, Apr 18, 2013 Bubbaleone Golden Member Joined: Nov Moreover, the desktop was barely audible during operation: even during the stress tests, you could only hear a slight murmur, and that too only when you had your ears right next

Tech Reviews Tech News Tech How To Tech Buying Advice Laptop Reviews PC Reviews Printer Reviews Smartphone Reviews Tablet Reviews Wearables Reviews PC & Laptop Storage Reviews Antivirus Reviews Best Tech Unfortunately Dell does not use very good quality motherboards so who knows why it isn't compatible. New Posts Intel Skylake / Kaby Lake Thread Latest: Sweepr, Mar 21, 2017 at 9:12 PM CPUs and Overclocking Best Phish Songs Latest: zinfamous, Mar 21, 2017 at 9:12 PM Off this content Dell has done a good job of wiring the innards, keeping the clutter to a minimum and thereby providing for a clean organisation, with all the hardware modules, such as memory,

When the Boot Device Menu appears, use the arrow keys to choose the BIOS Setup option. If you're familiar with electronics, it will come as no surprise that less power consumption equals less heat output as evidenced by our thermal results below...Click to expand... . #3 My PSU is Antec EarthWatts 430W. #7 LukFilm, Apr 18, 2013 Ketchup Elite Member Joined: Sep 1, 2002 Messages: 13,121 Likes Received: 48 LukFilm said: ↑ Thanks for the ideas, I didn't see anywhere to do a system recovery however.