I have Dell Dimension 9150 with ATI Radeon X300se 128MB with Hypermemory installed into PCI-E v1.0 x16. Decided to upgrade to PNY VCG95512GXEB GeForce 9500 GT 512MB 128-bit GDDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16. After reboot i got nothing but blank screen and my desktop reported possible video card failure using diagnostic lights on front panel. I can not check if card is faulty (don't have another computer to test it in), or it is just not comatible with my system. Users on other forums indicated that this card even works on Dell OptiPlex models.
Is the PCI Express Slot a 2.0 x16? that could be the issue not positive those cards will work without that specific slot Also check on the graphics card for a 6Pin plug usually they wont work well with out it hooked up to the power supply the plug should say PCI-Epress 1 or 2 good luck!
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the drivers might not be installed correctly you might
have to uninstall the graphics card restart your computer then reinstall the
graphics card and its drivers
If your computer
came with a motherboard disc the drivers could be on it
Click start control
panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll to display
adapters + to expand you might see a yellow question mark ? or exclamation mark
! or a red x right click select reinstall drivers or
The 256MB ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT Dual-VGA or Dual-DVI, TV-Out Graphics Card (43R1962)
The 128MB ATI RADEON X300 VGA, VGA PCI-e Dual Head Graphics Adapter (40Y8405)
The 64MB NVIDIA GeForce 6200 VGA PCI-e Dual Head ThinkCentre Graphics Adapter (73P2517)
The 256MB ATI Radeon X1300 Dual-VGA or Dual-DVI, TV-out PCI-Express Graphics Adapter (41U5028)
The 128MB ATI RADEON X300SE Dual-VGA or Dual-DVI Dual Head ThinkCentre and Lenovo PCI-e graphics adapter (41U4813)
The 128MB ATI RADEON X700 VGA, DVI-I, TV-Out PCI-e Dual Head ThinkCentre Graphics Adapter (73P2518)
All above are compatible with the ThinkCentre M52. Hope this helps, Best Regards, - md
as this pc is skt 775 and has dual core support then it is quite likely that the e5200 will work but may need a bios update to support this cpu...
just goto dells site and choose the pc u have and select drivers then download the lastest bios, transfer it to the dell pc run it as its a self extractor system will reboot perform the update then bobs ya uncle.......pop in new cpu and hey presto cheapo ugrado
#and as for the graphics card you will need to accertain which pcie version u have as most dell pc's only have pcie v1 so wont be able to handle the newer gpu's on the market.......
If the error message says "Cannot find any compatible Direct 3D devices" it means that you do not have a supported video on your system, and that you need to upgrade your video card.
The Recommended and Minimum System Requirements for the are game mentioned below your system has to meet at least the Minimum System Requirements for the game to launch on your system. Recommended System Requirements: - 3 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent processor - 1GB System Ram - ATI Radeon X800 series, NVIDIA GeForce 6800 series or higher video card 1.2. Minimum System Requirements Minimum System Requirements: - Windows XP - 512MB System RAM - 2 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent processor - 128MB Direct3D compatible video card with DirectX 9.0c compatible driver - CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive - 4.6GB free hard disk space - DirectX 9.0c (included) - DirectX 8.1 compatible sound card - Microsoft .NET 2.0 Framework for toolset (included) - Broadband connection for multiplayer online play - Keyboard, Mouse 1.3. Supported Video Cards
- ATI Radeon X1900 series - ATI Radeon X1800 series - ATI Radeon X1600 series - ATI Radeon X1300 series - ATI Radeon X850 series - ATI Radeon X800 series - ATI Radeon X700 series - ATI Radeon X600 series - ATI Radeon X300 series - ATI Radeon 9800 series - ATI Radeon 9600 series - ATI Radeon 9500 series - NVIDIA GeForce 7900 series - NVIDIA GeForce 7800 series - NVIDIA GeForce 7600 series - NVIDIA GeForce 7300 series - NVIDIA GeForce 6800 series - NVIDIA GeForce 6600 series - NVIDIA GeForce 6500 series - NVIDIA GeForce 6200 series - NVIDIA GeForce 6100 series - NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 series - NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700 series - NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 series - NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 series