Issue#435: Dell - XPS 8900 Rumors? News? Facts? Sightings?

  • Recommend vs it makes a difference in performance, etc. I have done it both ways with the same hw setup and did not notice anything different. By staying with Raid, if I need to go back to a hard drive, I do not have to deal with the OS issues and bios issues to make the change.

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  • Issue#480566: Dell - XPS Studio 435 MT start up issue

    Hi. This concerns my friends desktop computer. I wanted to run this situation past the forum and get some feedback. The computer is a Dell XPS Studio 435 MT running Windows Vista.

  • Issue#832115: Dell - Brand new XPS 8900, motherboard USB3.0 connector issue

    I've just received my brand new XPS 8900 this week, in replacement of my Inspiron 530s which finally died after 8 years of good service (realizing my previous post on Dell Community is over 8 years old...). It's the high-end configuration with GTX 960 video card, 256MB SSD, 2TB HDD.

  • Issue#1172597: Dell - XPS 8900 Desktop PCIe shut down issue

    I am trying to add 2 small PCIe cards to the XPS 8900 running WIndows 10. One is for IEEE1394 Firewire support the other for additional USB ports because the front paneI for the Firewire also has USB ports, so might as well use them.

  • Issue#18100: Notebook - Dell XPS 15 L501x Screen Issue

    I am facing weird issue with XPS 15 L501X screen. It displays windows image for 10-15 seconds and suddenly flickers and goes off(LED lights still on). Laptop screen display has lights but no image. I bought new laptop screen but same situation. I am little confused between cable problem or screen or Video chip problem. Observations posted is completely on external TV. Here below complete illustration. We have 4 option in laptop. 1. Disconnect Projector (Computer Only) - Laptop shows nothing.... Dell XPS 15 L501x Screen Issue

  • Issue#70944: Can't install wireless HP Officejet Premier Pro 8500 on Dell XPS 8900 desktop PC 6th gen i7

    computer:  Try to install the printer software wirelessly and get the following messages.   Software downloaded from HP site:   

  • Issue#72134: [ubuntu] Dell XPS 13 9350 Graphics Issue

    Hello this is my first time using Ubuntu and utilizing the Ubuntu forums. I don't know any rules regarding how to operate here within the forums but I'll preface my issue with a quick story. I am a prospective computer science undergrade and am entering this field with little knowledge. I recently decided to try Ubuntu and installed 15.10, liked it so much i wiped my drive and made it my sole OS. I experienced issues with my network driver for my laptop posted in the title so i upgraded to the xenial development build to utilize the 4.4 kernel. This went well and i had no issues. I had one issue with my laptop not shitting down and sitting at an Ubuntu logo with the dots and tried a fix using gedit /etc/default/grub. Eventually i decided not to change the file because i probably would mess something up and low and behold when i force shut off my computer, i was sent to the grub bootloader (which i had never seen before). With a lot of frustration i eventually figured out i needed to b

  • Issue#330531: After Effects - DELL XPS 15 - 9550 0 AE ISSUE

    Hi, My name is Daniel and i recently bought a new dell xps 15 with a i7 skyline processor, 16gb of ram, 1tb nvme ssd, nvidia 960M. Can you please tell me if i can actually run adobe after effects cc 2015 on the mentioned laptop spec? I am asking this because i installed after effects and all i can get is not real fps and can actually do anything in AE.

  • Issue#332540: Dell - XPS 8900 Transfer To NZXT H440 (Razer Edition) HELP!!!

    As for #2: There is a separate fan connector for the CPU fan. That must be hooked up. That fan must return back a tach signal. As for #1: You should be able to see what your Dell power switch does with a DVM. Good Luck!

  • Issue#334142: Dell - U2415 Monitor Connection To XPS 8900

    What added video card is in the XPS 8900? Look on the back/bottom of the XPS 8900. What video out ports do you see?

  • Issue#337665: Dell - xps 8900 ethernet

    Since last post I have ran a ethernet card test from Dell assistance program and it will pass that but still having the problem. I also have left the network options window up to see what it will go from telling me my network. ....then say network cable unplugged. ..

  • Issue#339209: Dell - XPS 15 9550 With Black Screen Issue

    Seems to be stable. 1.1.15 available here

  • Issue#340765: Dell - XPS 8900 overclocking

    i7-6700K Processor. In the BIOS options I found two options OC1 and OC2. I assume this is for overclocking and that OC2 would make the CPU faster than using OC1, but I have not found any documentation about this. Are there disadvantages for using OC2? Is there any information about CPU speed gains?

  • Issue#340951: Dell - XPS 8900 64GB of RAM

    Explain why you need more than 32 GB. Crucial will tell you the max amount of ram.It says 32 is the max Maximum memory: 32768MB Slots:4 (2 banks of 2) *Not to exceed manufacturer supported memory.

  • Issue#341367: Dell - XPS 8900 hangs at startup

    I have a XPS 8900 that hangs at startup when I have my external HDD (Toshiba Canvio USB 3.0) plugged in. When I unplug the external HDD, this allows the PC to boot to the sign in screen.

  • Issue#344616: Dell - XPS 8900

    Hi 1Aflack, Good day. Thanks for writing to us. The system supports upto 64gb memory. Unfortunately we don't have a Dell part# for 16gb memory stick . Regarding the link for memory we cant comment on the compatibility of this make on Dell. Please do revert should you have any questions. Regards

  • Issue#346204: Dell - XPS 8900, Intel Core i7-6700K, Overclocking in Bios

    No, I could not find any specific data on the OC settings and what they can do to the CPU. All you can do is test them. They are not alternatives to the XPS motherboard and cooling system but instead work with the XPS motherboard and cooling system.

  • Issue#346634: Dell - XPS 8900 Can I replace the sound card?

    Any PCIe x1 sound card will work. The one we validated was = Sound Blaster Recon3D PCIe x1, Dell part number J75NW * Reboot the XPS 8900 * Press F2 to enter the Bios * Go to System Configuration * Go to Audio * Remove the check from "Enable Audio" * Click Apply- Exit * Boot into windows * Click

  • Issue#347389: Dell - AUDACITY CRASHING ON A XPS 8900 DESKTOP

    This is the dell forum and that software is VERY old. It is not supported here.

  • Issue#347390: Dell - XPS 8900 troubles installing Win 7 Pro

    Its probably something to deal with the UEFI. In the BIOS, is there any option to use both UEFI and 'Legacy' or BIOS? Or maybe when you first turn on the computer to select the USB boot option, there may be something listed as Legacy and the USB you are trying to boot from.

  • Issue#347627: Dell - Is Wave Maxx helping my xps 8900 ?

    Doing so will disable sound.

  • Issue#349239: Dell - Dell XPS 8900 Front Jacks will not pick up Microphone

    Just bought a Dell XPS 8900. I cannot get any jack to pick a microphone. I have tried several different microphones that do work on other computers.

  • Issue#350385: Dell - XPS 8900 SSD Configuration Question

    I am looking at purchasing the XPS 8900 Special Edition with 16GB RAM, 2TB 7200 RPM HD and a 512GB M.2 SSD. Questions: 1. Who is the manufacture of the 512GB SSD and does anyone have the specification on it. 2. What is the speed of the M.2 SSD Slot on the XPS 8900 Motherboard. 3. What PCI Revision

  • Issue#353822: Dell - XPS 18 Wireless Keyboard issue.

    Having a similar issue. No problems connecting with the keyboard & mouse that came with the computer - and there was no dongle. The original keyboard & mouse only work with the original computer. And when replaced a dongle is required.

  • Issue#353823: Dell - XPS 8900 Special Edition - Wireless Is Essentially Worthless


  • Issue#360002: Dell - XPS 9550 TB15 dock combo, closed lid issue?

    So, my notes for comparison purposes. I just bought another external monitor and another TB15. For the first time since I got my Dell XPS 15 — through four different USB to various video adapters and three TB15s (one I had to return) — I am finally able to close the lid.

  • Issue#370282: Dell - XPS 8900 - Dual GPU - Is it possible?

    I noticed that there are 2 PCIE slots on the motherboard of the XPS 8900. Would it be possible to run 2 GPU's by putting a second GPU in the slot? I know AMD has Bridgeless Crossfire but would that work? I was debating getting the R9 370 and then just adding another R9 370 down the road...

  • Issue#370284: Dell - XPS 15 9530 Touchpad issue

    I brought XPS 15 9530 in early 2014, Its very hard to do drag drop operations from the beginning... and left side of the TouchPad poped up around 1 mm above palm rest area? Is any one experiencing similar problem? Regards, Raghavendra

  • Issue#371109: Dell - XPS 8900 - transfer OS AND third-party apps from 1TB HDD to 500GB SSD

    I have a relatively new XPS 3900 with a single 1TB HDD. I want to upgrade the system to boot from a 500GB SSD and keep the 1TB drive for Data. I have a bunch of third party applications installed (Office, Adobe PS and Lightroom, etc.).

  • Issue#373111: Dell - XPS 9550 Headphone / audio issue

    A known problem. Did they fix it yet ? I have the same problem