OptiPlex is a portmanteau of “opti” meaning optimal and “plex” meaning parts or units. Sign In Sign Up. By roses , September 11, in General Discussion. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Posted September 15,

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When they fail, these capacitors are easily recognised by an X mark across the top and a bloated or split appearance. Posted September 12, In the recent [update] midnight-gray chassis with the flip-up door Transformer cases:.

You will have to bx620 your own kernel for this one. Dell Optiplex from to used the BTX series of cases. But sometimes, it’s a case of I don’t know what I don’t know, and I have no clue even where I should be looking for an answer.

Ultra Small Form 8. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Please confirm EXACTLY what experience you have with this particular manufacturer and model of Desktop, because I’m still not convinced that you are the right person I need to talk to about what kind of CPU I need and if it’ll work with my MoBo, and also how to physically change the processor.

Sign in Already have an account? Intel or PCIe x16 Graphics. If I knew where to look for this kind of info, I would have already gone there. The i driver does not support arbitrary modelines grr!


Leaked internal documents allege that Dell knew that the computers were likely to fail, and continued to ship them. The first model to sport hx620 new BTX case was a limited amount of GX computers, however they were still mainly sold in the older cases. Opti is from the word optimum and plex means parts or units.

Older OptiPlex models mostly produced in andnotably the GX, suffered from frequent failures due to faulty capacitors supplied by Nichicon. Some motherboards do not accept the Coppermine Celeron.

Posted September 11, Just trying to provide an info that might be helpful Graphics aren’t amazing I would like a bit more choice of screen resolutions but I guess I’m pushing the limitations of the hardware of my little GX to the limit.

I notice that you don’t give any information in your signature about whether you have chlpset GX or other similar Dell Optiplex, so it’s difficult for me to accept that you have the knowledge and experience of these particular desktops to give me any valid and useful advice. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Dell OptiPlex – Wikipedia

Unfortunately, if you are not willing to search and try answer your own questions, it might not be easy to find help here.

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Other CPUs might also work, but a patched kernel would be needed then. If anyone would like to see the photos I took of every stage tx620 my CPU upgrade, just shout and I’ll cbipset them here. And anyway, isn’t that the whole point of the forum, so that you can ask someone more experienced and knowledgeable than oneself chipzet to do complicated tasks? Note that USFF cable cover increases the dimensions of the machine available in standard and extended sizes.


Basically the business-oriented version of the Dell Dimensionwith a different face plate. Kernel configuration I pieced together the following kernel configuration for the 2.

Can’t ask for more really as I am now able to install some of of my favourite programs that weren’t possible before on Leopard and SL.

Dell Optiplex Gx620 USFF Ddr2 Intel 945g Chipset Motherboard W/ Metal Tray Pj149

OptiPlex is a portmanteau of “opti” meaning optimal and “plex” meaning parts or units. Or sign in with one of these services. In other words, I’m a noob and looking to others who have already been through what I’m going through.

The OptiPlex series comes in various sizes which have evolved as the style of chassis has changed.