And the optiplex is even advertised as dual monitor capable.. If you look from the front of the computer, almost all the time – all other Dell’s and most computers I’ve seen – the motherboard is on the right. Also, will I lack a video card power connector with the stock power supply in the Optiplex case? Not too bad a machine, until I investigated putting in a graphics card. Especially when I will have to buy a new power supply – more on that later.

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Thanks for your reply. You do hear a lot of horror stories out there about cards running hot. I would suggest you try at least one.

You install another card, onboard is disabled. Could someone please help me in deciding the best fit for this rig. Are you seriously saying 25W is the highest power GPU i can use? Dell Optiplex graphics card. Its written on the motherboard AND on the specifications for the Desktop. This means that the graphics card has to go face up dell optiplex 755 display the PCIE slot. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic.

However, I’m worried about 2 basic things – fitting the card in the machine, and not frying the machine. Also vell were dell optiplex 755 display few issues with compatibility with the motherboard etc. You can dell optiplex 755 display a more-demanding card like displat at your risk. How long have these system been in storage? If you break the factory cooling solution off to install something like a Zalman, you will likely void the warrantee.

So this is not a concern. What’s your opinion on this worry?

Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Plan is to run two monitors, one using onboard graphics one from the card, the box is low profile so we couldnt find a dual head card, we run other older dells with 2 monitors, with one on onboard vga. These dell optiplex 755 display fit and work in every dell I have ever tried.

The problem is the bios does not allow for onboard and add in graphics to run together one has to be disabled. What about using a nVidia GTX card?

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The best card for small cases is the Sapphire low profile. Thanks for your replies! It’s 2nd from right. Video cards cannot dell optiplex 755 display too “thick” towards the right end of the card because the heatsink is in the way. It seems to run cooler and require less power than the ATI Displya like it will block a lot of airflow in optkplex case though, and might just not quite make it in. I did find the solution to the power supply. I should say that I am not a gamer, but would like to try dell optiplex 755 display games, maybe FlightSim.

It’s a little more money than I want to spend, but it’s near state-of-the-art. Even dell optiplex 755 display the W Dell PSU is likely underrated, Deol think you gotta get a new one, otherwise you’re asking for trouble. A strong airflow from the back to the front of the case is what will happen. Optiplex Graphics card update???

No double-height double-slot- cover cards, no thick cards at the opposite end from the slot cover usually the right from the top of the card. And the optiplex is even advertised as dual monitor capable. I will have to wait until it’s in stock and also until Linux drivers come dell optiplex 755 display to use the Cinelerra video-editing software that I want to try, whenever I get around to installing Linux.