Firewire card for Dell Optiplex GX 280? Tags: NICs Optiplex Firewire Dell Components Last response: December 14, 2009 7:18 PM in Components Share mj rancho December 2, 2009 1:50:28 AM I need to add a firewire port to a DELL Optiplex GX280 (running Windows XP Professional) so that I can connect with an Acomdata external hard drive. Can someone please recommned a firewire adaptor/card that will be compatible with my system? Thanks, MJ More about : firewire card dell optiplex 280 das_stig December 2, 2009 3:35:07 PM Recommended by Dell and supports XP-Vista. StarTech.com 2 Port PCI Express 1394a FireWire Card PCI-X1 £15 - http://www.lambda-tek.com/componentshop/index.pl?origin... m 0 l mj rancho December 14, 2009 7:18:40 PM I was told by someone else that a PCI Express card would not work in this machine. So I purchased a "generc" 3-port PCI 1394a card and installed it. So far so good. Thanks. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDell Optiplex gx280 graphic card upgrade questions Forum Dell Optiplex GX280 video card/RAM Forum Dell Optiplex GX280 Graphics Card PCIe Upgrade Forum Dell optiplex gx280 graphics card upgrade Forum Dell OptiPlex GX280 video card upgrade Forum Video card Dell Optiplex GX280 small desktop Forum Suggestion for PCI-Express card for Dell Optiplex GX280 Forum Solvedmount the motherboard Dell optiplex GX620 in a GX280 Forum SolvedDell Optiplex GX280 Forum Solvedmy pc is dell Optiplex Gx 280 have a problem when i start machine doesn't boot and no display but fan is running highest spee Forum Solveddell optiplex gx280 cpu upgrade Forum SolvedLooking for help On DELL OPTIPLEX GX280 BLUE SCREEN OF DEATH WHEN INSTALLING WINDOWS XP Forum SolvedPower Supply for Dell Optiplex Gx280 SDT Forum SolvedDell Optiplex GX280 Power Supply Forum computer dell optiplex gx280 won't recognize external hard drive after win 7 update Forum SolvedRAM Upgrade for Dell Optiplex GX280 Forum SolvedRAM upgrade dell optiplex gx280 Forum dell optiplex gx280 cant access Forum SolvedPower supply for Dell Optiplex GX280 SD. Forum SolvedUpgrading Dell Optiplex GX280 motherboard Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !