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Will a PCI Express x16 2.0 slot work with a PCI Express x16 3.0 graphic card

I am thinking of getting a EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti and put it in my HP Pavilion a6518f Desktop PC. I upgraded the power supply to a 350W switch is enough I think. But I am worried about the ...
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Failing CPU, PSU or Motherboard?

So i have a HP desktop and when I press the power button all sounds well (fans, hard drive) but then it turns right back off within 7 seconds. There are No beep Codes, or noises. So I am trying to ...
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Powering a HP BL680c Blade Server Without a Rack

I picked up an old HP BL680c from a computer surplus store and have no rack with which to power it. The board seems to indicate that it merely requires 12V in. When I try to run it off of regular 12V ...
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PSU issue and compatibility

I have an HP Pavilion 6604y desktop. It is a dual core 2.8GHz, 6GB, 1TB HDD. I updated to Windows 8.1. My problem came before I upgraded though. A few months ago I was on my computer when it ...
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Freezing on HP bios update?

So, my computer (HP Pavilion g7) has been funky for the past few days and it eventually got to the point of when I turned it on, nothing would happen, only the lights would flash. I left it alone for ...
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HP Pavillion dv5000 inverter input voltage

I have a dv5000. Everything looks fine and working okay, except the backlight doesn't work. I tried it with new inverter and a new display, with no success. I measured the voltage input to inverter, ...
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Can't find the motherboard model number on my hp envy h8-1414?

I have a motherboard inside my HP Envy H8-1414, and written on it is Angelica Rev 1.2 and also the number M3970CM but absolutely no mention of the model number. I've gone to the Gigabyte Website ...
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Replaced power unit and computer won't show screen

I just placed in a brand new PSU and it's a 650W and more then what the system needs. The fans turn on but I don't get anything on the monitor. Ideas? No beeps. I can't tell if hard drive is running ...
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Presario SR2173WM won't start

The power supply light is on and on the front memory stick slot is lit also the power on button is lit but dim, is this a CPU or motherboard problem? Do I need to replace the motherboard battery or ...
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Old HP computer powers off after seconds, hard drive still spins. Power supply? Motherboard?

Someone called me saying their computer keeps shutting off. I brought it home to troubleshoot. It's an HP Pavilion 513c The computer powers on normally, but almost immediately powers off. ...
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Can I upgrade my motherboard to 32gb of RAM? [closed]

I bought an HP Pavilion P6553w a number of months ago and it maxes out at 16gb of RAM. I have maxed it out with 4 x 4gb DDR3. I now see that 8GB chips are out and wonder if it can goto 32gb of RAM. ...
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What is SMBUS and why is it disabled in my BIOS?

My motherboard is an HP P4SD, and in the BIOS I found SMBUS in the Security tab. There is also something like "Device security." There's a list and the value of SMBUS is "Hidden." That means that ...
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Does my motherboard support Multi-Core Processors?

My specs: Hewlett-Packard HP d530 SFF motherboard CPU Properties CPU Type - Intel Pentium 4, 2800 MHz (21 x 133) CPU Alias - Northwood CPU Stepping - D1 Package Type - 478 Pin uPGA Instruction Set ...
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Replacing a Pegatron M2N78-LA MOBO with an ASUS M4A785-M MOBO connector issue for HP Pavillion a6702f

I am replacing the MOBO on a HP Pavillion a6702f and I have got to the point where the where the power button cable (white) needs to be attached as well as the cable for the card reader (black) on the ...
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Is 4 pin 12v connector necessary in my motherboard?

I am building my new PC. I am really a newbie at this. Currently I have SIEMENS D1107 motherboard. I want to replace it with HP P4SD motherboard. But there is a one problem. The new motherboard has 4 ...
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Compaq Motherboard gives “CPU Fan Error”

I have a motherboard for a HP business desktop dx5150 PC. The model written on the board is "MS-7050" and it is for an AMD socket 939 processor. I got everything installed in it, and when I turned it ...
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HP Pavilion s3020.es died - how do I diagnose, and what motherboards are compatible?

My girlfriend got an HP Pavilion s3020.es some years ago (It came with Vista). The computer suffered from a "fall to the ground from 1 meter" syndrome. As a result it doesn't boot - the beeper keeps ...
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What is the motherboard of HP pavilion dv7-2185DX?

I found everything but the motherboard it uses. Which one is it?
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PC won't post after replacing mobo

I am trying to fix an older HP desktop (~2 yrs old) that didn't seem to have video working. The video card on the machine was integrated. After some debugging, it looked to be the mobo, so I went out ...
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HP D530 Startup Error: 512 - Chassis Fan Not Detected

I'm using the HP D530 Motherboard/CPU that I installed in a new case with a 600W PSU. There was a problem with the onboard chassis fan connector (3-wire) not supplying sufficient power to the chassis ...