The card arrived today. DOA. Completely DOA.
The computer won't even power up. Nothing. I put the ATI x1400 in the M/B and no problems. I put the 7950 GTX into the M/B and no problems.
I try Matt's 7900 GS again and nothing. It...
I just wanted to publicly thank Lee (Leeer73).
The rest of my parts (from my second purchase) arrived and I have installed everything. Everything was as described, well packed, and communication was second to none.
If "I" were you, here's what I would do...
I would shop for a good deal on a T2600 (SL9JN) processor on ebay. There are several for sale at about $115 right now. You would see a huge boost in your computer's...
The 7900GS and ATI1400 are "drop in" cards.
The 7900GTX and 7950GTX have dual heat sinks and require some modification to the base of the 9400. I've don it to a couple of mine and it's not difficult at all. However,...
I have an ATI X1400 video card in one of my machines.
If you want it, I'll let you have it for $145 (S&H included).
Just let me know. I can send you an invoice from paypal if you PM me your email address.
I use AS5 for the CPU.
I am talking about the purple Thermal PAD on the end of the CPU heat sink that contacts the chipset on the M/B.
The pad is approximately the thickness of a penny, but I haven't measured it with a micrometer....
Can anyone tell me the specs for the chipset thermal pad thickness on the e1705 / 9400 / M1710???
I have several that have "broken down" from pulling the cooling heatsink to do regular cleaning maintenance and they need to be...
An ATI X1400 128 MB video card will be fine for websurfing m word processing, spread sheet applications and such. You can probably find one for less than $150 on eBay.
Replacing the card is not difficult to do. You'll just need a small...