Dell Dimension C motherboard replacement!! The place in the case is 95mm on the hight and the power suplier measure mm. I have Dell installation media for all Versions XP in the following versions: Mine got 2 sata contacts I believe that’s their name ; then it got one contact that got four holes placed in a square ATX? The C is a tough one the OEM Dell boards have a high failure rate and with the Dell proprietary front panel connector using a standard board is real pain, If your drives, Power Supply and CPU are good you could go with a retail board and retail case reuse your cpu, drives and PSU. Flashing cursor after POST

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Dell XPS – Audio only working in certain programs.

Now I’ve found this motherboard here in sweden. If it isn’t, the installer won’t run, so mktherboard you will need to purchase a retail copy of Windows.

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Guess I’ll be writing here soon I’ve never done this before but I’ll hope I’ll be learning something! Thanx again you’ve motherboarr verry helpful! Dell XPS – Audio only working in certain programs. Forum Member since I am not a Dell employee.

The thing is that Dinension have stuff in my hdd that I really need! Will I need an upgraded PSU with the processor selection you listed shesagordie? Or get another computer and try dell dimension c521 motherboard load up my old hdd?


Your power supply is watt, no upgrades here, since it is proprietary, so if you want graphic card upgrade the best choice would be Sapphire low profile dimebsion which will work with your power supply you have PCIE x16 one slot.

Installing new hdd on a Dell dimension c521 motherboard. BB code is on. Change order of Firstname and I have Dell installation media for all Versions XP in the following versions: Please click the link mentioned below for available options: Also- I was looking to upgrade my RAM as well, what would dell dimension c521 motherboard some better alternatives to the standard 1GB it comes with?

Some Dell Windows discs will install on non-Dell hardware. And one with four bigger holes placed in a row believe that’s to motherobard HDD?

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I was just wondering if any other mother boards apart from dells would fit in this system? The fan runs but nothin happens. According to this forum it looks like.

I installed retail XP Home on the Gigabyte G31 mainboard installed in my using the COA product dell dimension c521 motherboard, and using a tool downloaded from Microsoft, activated successfully. No, no way – and while you can build a new system around a new case, power dell dimension c521 motherboard and mainboard, beware that you will need to purchase a retail copy of Windows to do so – the Dell copy of Windows works only with OEM Dell mainboards, as all copies of WIndows shipped by the major OEMs do.


Buying “new other ” motherboard Ron That feature is primarily to spare the customer the chore of activation. Page 1 of 2.

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The 24 pin is the main motherboard connector, the square 4pin is the CPU power connector that also goes to the motherboard near the CPU socket. Please click the link mentioned below which will take you dell dimension c521 motherboard the drivers website:. I would suggest you to update the BIOS before processor upgrade. Blue and Black screens of death. Prior to installing the processor, check that you have the latest BIOS version 1.

Dell dimension c521 motherboard mutch too big. Enter the Service Tag of the computer and choose the Operating System installed on the computer. Should I get anotherone of this? The COA Key will work.