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SunFire X4150 instead of dell precision workstation

Our science lab has been offered an 3 year old rack mounted SunFire X4150 (Xeons 2 x 2.4 GHz) + 16 GB RAM per node. There are 4 nodes (1 + 3 nodes) = 24 computational cores. We now have a dell T5500 ...
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Dell Precision T3500 - single SATA disk as RAID

Hopefully a quick question - my workstation has been configured with a single SATA hard disk, but the BIOS has the SATA controller configured as RAID, so essentially the disk is being exposed to ...
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NVIDIA QUADRO 2000M and INTEL HD GRAPHICS 3000 - How many monitors can I use while laptop is open?

I've got a NVIDIA QUADRO 2000M and an INTEL HD GRAPHICS 3000 card on my Dell Precision laptop. I'd like to, hopefully, be able to plug in 2 monitors and have my laptop open (so 3 screens total) - is ...
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How to connect a PCoIP Hostcard to a DELL T3500 to enable remote power up?

I want to integrate a EVGA HD02 PCoIP Hostcard into a DELL T3500. The card itself and remote acces to the card works fine in the system, but now i would like to be able to remotley power on the ...
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What does the “rectangle with waves” logo to the right of the trackpad mean on my Dell Precision M4700?

I have a Dell Precision M4700 laptop. But I can't figure out what this thing in the picture is. Can somebody help?
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How to activate the inactive RAM in a server?

In a Dell Precision server, there are 8GB RAM. The OS is Windows XP 64-bit. Originally, everything is working fine. Both BIOS and Windows are able to detect 8GB RAM. One day when I power up the ...
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What happens if no ram is in a dual CPU riser?

I have a Dell precision T5500 with a dual CPU riser. There are 6 slots on the system board and 3 on the second CPU riser. The Dell recommended configuration is to divide between the system board and ...
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Error, Screen messes up on boot but works in safe mode, Win XP

I've recently crashed and re-installed Windows XP on my Dell M4300. Completely removing all old data. After installing windows, I updated everything via Windows Update so that everything is good to ...
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Dell FX100 KVM Host card clobbers onboard audio

I have a Dell Precision server with a PCIe FX100 KVM Host card installed (manufacturer is Teradici but it's rebranded as a Dell solution.) I am not using this card (it's installed in the machine but ...
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Can one add a Nvidia GPU to a Dell Precision T3500 to use?

Can one install a Nvidia GPU such as Tesla™ C2075 to a Dell Precision T3500 to use? Thanks for any helpful answers!
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Activate Bluetooth on a Dell Precision M4600, how to do that?

I already checked inside the BIOS. There you can control, whether Bluetooth and WLAN belong together when using the hardware switch on the right side of the device. This is the case in my situation. ...
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Replacement GPU for M90

It was working fine and had been for a couple of hours, at the time I was only browsing the web. Then suddenly (all at once) I got blue stripes across the LCD (a WUXGA one (1920x1200)) across the ...
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Disabling required keystroke for boot

My machine is a Dell Precision Workstation 450; it runs great (OS = Windows 7). However, there's one little annoyance about it: whenever I turn on the computer, it makes a loud beep and then requires ...
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Temperature monitoring on Dell Precision M4500 under Linux: sensors-detect doesn't, what next?

I have a Dell Precision M4500, Intel Core i5 CPU, running Linux (Ubuntu Lucid), and would like to keep an eye on CPU temperature. I've tried lm-sensors: sensors-detect didn't find any sensors; ...
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Recommend single 3-monitor video card for 32-bit Windows XP for Software Development/Office Applications?

I'm purchasing a new computer from Dell: Dell Precision T1500 Base for Intel H57 Chipset Quad Core Processor Core i5-750,2.66GHz,8MB Cache, 32-bit for two of these monitors: Dell U2211H ...
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Why does the fan in my desktop tower run so high when monitors are disabled?

This is more of an "idle curiosity" question, but here goes. I've got a desktop tower (a Dell Precision T3400). It's got 3 monitors. Sometimes, when I disable two of them (leaving only the center one ...
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PC4200 Memory in Dell Precision T3400?

Is there any way to get PC4200 (ECC) memory to work in a Dell Precision T3400? The company purchased this machine a few months ago for us for dev work, but spec'ed it with 2GB of RAM. That doesn't ...