In the center of the motherboard, under the Processor socket, is the Northbridge chip. I’m happy with these figures. Now when I was looking through the boot sequence, it told me that the floppy drive is not installed so the floppy drive wasn’t functioning which is why I turned it off and then the BIOS couldn’t detect the Hard drive in the BIOS settings. This sounds like it is a 3. Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods. Spunker88 I decided to use one just for fun and that it was just sitting there in the basement and also maybe make it as a mini server for home use. I found this computer in my basement since I think my parents have better computers now so they usually put older ones in the basement.

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Draw an imaginary line up above it, in-between the Processor socket, and the aluminum finned Heatsink, and go straight LEFT. Sorry for the multiple posts, but there is another possibility a likely one if you never get to the logon screen.

Optiplex GX270 SATA 3Gb/s capable ? Ghost oddities…

There are 1 items available. Fri Jun 10, 7: Joined Thu Oct 23, 2: Thu Jun 09, 7: This sounds like it is a 3. My computer booted from my IDE drive fireworks, hats in the air, cheering and similar frivolities ensued.

Wow, you guys really are top notch. Okay, so I tried another software called HDD Regenerator to see if my hard drive is detected sataa it dell me that no hard drive is detected.

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Anyway, I do have 2 other motherboards, though it won’t fit into the computer case, that can replace asta if the motherboard isn’t working properly. This error can mean any of these 3 things: Back to Desktop Forum 10 total posts Page 1 of 1.

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Also, when my computer is at the Saya screen in the beggininng, it looks like it hangs but loads really slowly for some reason. Please enter a valid ZIP Code. Previous topic Next topic.

Fri Jun 10, 3: Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two. You could if anything, disable drive 0 in bios Set it to NONE like you did for the floppy and it’ll remove the error.

It could be seeing the drive on Port 2 Slave instead of port 1 Master and therefore it says that drive 0 is missing because it’s told gx27 look for one. Dell Optiplex GX Motherboard replacements.

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Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Can you assist on the above listed request. Junction Front Panel 1. In the center of the motherboard, under the Processor socket, is the Xell chip.

Thu Jun 09, 5: Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. This conversation is currently closed to new comments. It is power for the Processor.

The problem is that windows is assigning a different drive letter to the saata that Windows is installed on then it previously had. Mike, May 10, For additional questions please post in a Comment. Check that none of the pins are bent or pushed back into the connector on the motherboard and HDD.

My computer always booted from my IDE drive until an operating system was installed on it by my friend.