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Hi...am waqar... have pc dell gx 270, which is off by heasting of main IC.. iam very dirstrub by this

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When the CPU overheats then it will shut down (i.e. thermaloverload) and won't boot up again until it has cooled down. If this is theproblem is not fixed then the CPU will eventually fail.
A faulty fan causes the problem or the fan and heat sink assembly are cloggedwith dust.
Check the CPU fan to see if it spins freely, if not replace the fan.
If the fan and heat sink is clogged with dust the remove the dust and make surethe vents are clear and dust free. Use a can of compressed air to do this.

Posted on Feb 25, 2012

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I've heard that Dell will still honor the warranty if you mention the capacitors to them. They haven't recalled them, but they know it is a known problem.

Posted on Sep 28, 2007

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Posted on Mar 03, 2009

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SOURCE: nothing works on my dell optiplex gx 270

First, are you sure the power supply is coming on? Check by placing your hand at the back of the computer where the power cord plugs in, turn on the computer and see if you feel air blowing. It sounds like your power supply died.

If you're not using a quality surge protector, you may have fried the PS. Wal-Mart sells a cheapie one that goes bad quickly. If you spend less that $39.95 on a surge protector, you're basically wasting your money.

If the power supply doesn't come on, replace it, but you'll have to purchase it from Dell because they use proprietary PS - so generic won't work.

Posted on May 25, 2009

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http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&releaseid=R79733&SystemID=PLX_PNT_CEL_GX270&servicetag=&os=WW1&osl=en&deviceid=6294&devlib=0&typecnt=0&vercnt=1&catid=-1&impid=-1&formatcnt=1&libid=6&fileid=104486

There is a couple other choices to choose from, but this should get the job done. Just copy and paste the link above in your browser window. Download the driver and follow instructions.

Posted on Aug 04, 2009

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SOURCE: dell optiplex gx 270 is not giving display

If you are not getting display for your Dell Optiplex GX 270, the issue may be one of three possible causes:

* The VGA cable connection between the Dell PC and the monitor, may not be seated in the VGA port correctly. To resolve this, just make sure the VGA cable is seated completely in the VGA port of the Dell computer and that also the Power cord from the monitor to the power source (i.e wall socket, power strip, surge protector, etc.) is seated securely.

* There may be an issue with the Video card in the Dell PC

* Or there may be an issue with the motherboard for this model of Dell.

To check to determine if the latter is what you are experiencing with this issue, please feel free to review this Dell Support link: Dell Optiplex GX 270 Display issue.

If you have more questions regarding this information, please feel free to reply back to this post.

Regards,

-Mactechtrainer

Posted on Feb 19, 2010

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Dell optiplex gx 270 is not giving display


If you are not getting display for your Dell Optiplex GX 270, the issue may be one of three possible causes:

* The VGA cable connection between the Dell PC and the monitor, may not be seated in the VGA port correctly. To resolve this, just make sure the VGA cable is seated completely in the VGA port of the Dell computer and that also the Power cord from the monitor to the power source (i.e wall socket, power strip, surge protector, etc.) is seated securely.

* There may be an issue with the Video card in the Dell PC

* Or there may be an issue with the motherboard for this model of Dell.

To check to determine if the latter is what you are experiencing with this issue, please feel free to review this Dell Support link: Dell Optiplex GX 270 Display issue.

If you have more questions regarding this information, please feel free to reply back to this post.

Regards,

-Mactechtrainer

Feb 19, 2010 | Dell OptiPlex GX270 PC Desktop

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Hi,
If the power light is steady amber — The computer is receiving electrical power, but an internal power problem might exist.
  • Ensure that the microprocessor power cable is securely connected to the system board.
Its a cable that has socket named P2..

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Dell Optiplex GX 270 crashing on the Internet


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Download a "stress" testing programme called Prime95 and read instructions / run it through. I assume that ALL the ram matches perfectly. If this tester crashes PC alot, remove one ram stick at a time, may actually narrow the offender down. Also bear in mind that a programme could also be crashing PC so try using control Alt Del and go into "processes" and shut down ONE at a time / retest. This will take time but will narrow down the offender. You actually only need to run Prime 95 for a short time.....till it crashes PC. Eventually once you have stability the PC should run with no probs overnight!!

Aug 12, 2009 | Dell Optiplex GX270

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Hi,

Could you please post your question in English Language so that you could get more specific answers to your questions.

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Aug 12, 2009 | Dell OptiPlex GX270 PC Desktop

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Is dell optiplex gx 270 apligable for optiplex 270


i don't see any reason that you can't as long as you use the 260 drivers.

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Dell Optiplex GX 270 pc desktop problem


I've heard that Dell will still honor the warranty if you mention the capacitors to them. They haven't recalled them, but they know it is a known problem.

Sep 28, 2007 | Dell OptiPlex GX270 PC Desktop

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