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Replace Your Own Motherboard With These Easy Instructions!

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1. One of the most important things to remember when swapping out your old motherboard for a new one is getting one that will work with the components that you have on hand. Make sure that it will work with you processor, memory, heat sink, power supply, hard drive and case. Not all motherboards are created equal and you should either replace your old motherboard with an exact duplicate of the original or do your homework on the new, upgraded one. Being in the business of selling Dell motherboards, we have seen many people replace their motherboard with an incorrect...

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Is it Time for a New Inspiron 530 Power Supply?

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O the Woes of Maintaining Your Hardware….Like the Power Supply As if we don’t have our hands full with making sure our computer software is running smoothly now we have to worry about the hardware? Well, yes and no. Of course the hardware is the backbone of any computer system and without it you couldn’t run all of those snazzy programs. Now a power supply that is crapping out on you can cause lots of symptoms, fortunately it is easy to diagnose. Here is how its done. Symptoms of a Failing Inspiron 530 Power Supply There are sooooo many problems associated...

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Why We Save You BIG $$

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What’s the secret? How can we do this? Well if you managed to muster enough brain power to have found this blog there is no doubt in my mind that you can physically take apart a computer without too much trouble. The real money saver is in the labor but much can be saved from buying the right parts. For every company (Dell, HP, Sony, etc) that produces any given product there is always a percent that is defective in the manufacturer’s eyes. If the product is not in pristine condition, it is not leaving the factory as new. As...

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Watch to find out how you can use a Dell Optiplex XE 280W Small Form Factor Power Supply as a replacement PSU for Dell Optiplex 380, 760, 780, 960, Small Factor Systems.

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Just bought an Optiplex XE 280w Small Form Factor to replace an Optiplex 380, 760, 780, 960? This video will help with the install process.

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