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Adding hardware

By hlonewmn5
Aug 8, 2011
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  1. I have a Dell Optiplex 170l and I want to change out the hard drive to a 500G drive and add 2-1GB memory. Thoughts, I have been given the hard drive and would only have to purchase the memory.
     
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,506   +237

    What is your question exactly?
     
  3. hlonewmn5

    hlonewmn5 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Am I just wasting my time with this. Right now the computer is so slow.
     
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,506   +237

    What are your PC's specifications? Was it always this slow or did it get this way later?
     
  5. hlonewmn5

    hlonewmn5 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Dell optiplex 170L
    Pentium 4 280hz
    279ghz
    256mg ram
    37 g hard drive
    Intel 82865g graphic controller
    Is this what you are asking for/
     
  6. HiDDeNMisT

    HiDDeNMisT TS Enthusiast Posts: 204   +11

    yep its a waste dont even do it. you can buy a basic system for about 300 to 400 and get everything you want
     
  7. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,506   +237

    Yes, your specs are so low that it wouldn't be worth the money trying to upgrade anything, IMHO. Save your money and buy a better system.
     
  8. hlonewmn5

    hlonewmn5 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for all your help.
     


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