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Old 09-23-2012, 01:11 PM   #1
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Default Memory expand question

Would like to expand the memory on this computer. It has 2 GB DDR2 RAM and can expand to 8 GB. I'm somewhat of a novice and would like to know 1) the best way to to this & 2) not looking to break the bank her. Would LOVE a link or two on where to go and what to buy. Thanks in advance!

Dell Optiplex 745 Pentium D 925 System

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Form Factor
Small Form Factor
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Intel Pentium D 925 3.0 GHz dual-core
Processor Cache
800 MHz FSB, 4 MB L2
Intel Q965 (ICH8)
(8 GB maximum)
250 GB SATA hard drive
Optical Drive
Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3000
Audio ADI 1983 High Definition
Integrated Broadcom 5754 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Motherboard Features
One (1) PCI Express x16 slot
One (1) PCI Express x1 slot
Two (2) PCI slots
Four (4) 240-pin DDR2 DIMM sockets
Four (4) SATA ports (two occupied)
Front I/O Ports
Two (2) USB 2.0 ports
One (1) 3.5 mm Microphone in jack
One (1) 3.5 mm Headphone out jack
Rear I/O Ports
One (1) 9-pin serial port
One (1) 15-pin VGA port
One (1) 25-pin parallel port
Six (6) USB 2.0 ports
One (1) RJ-45 Ethernet jack
One (1) 3.5 mm Line-out audio jack
One (1) 3.5 mm Line-in/Microphone audio jack

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Old 09-23-2012, 01:19 PM   #2
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Default Also . . .

Would like to add a 1024mb ddr3 GeForce 8400FS graphics card. Will this work with this computer? (small form factor)

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Old 09-23-2012, 04:04 PM   #3
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Default Re: Memory expand question

RAM Memory Upgrade: Dell, Mac, Apple, HP, Compaq. USB drives, SSD at Crucial.com

Run the scanner and they will give you the exact RAM your PC can use. Can either buy from them or search for the RAM on sites like NewEgg or Tiger Direct.
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