Consequently, I run nothing on my cheap Ubuntu machines except a browser and Sun's OpenOffice freeware, so my "anti-virus protection" is no more than the easy-to-restore disk image I make when zenmasterSep 28, 2007, 12:09 PM Possibly a reload of Windows may help too.Depending on how good you are in cleaning Windows,Reinstalls often give a speed boost. Good for you, that sounds like you did a great job. Good luck.I gave this system to a friend of my daughter's for free when his Athlon 462 burned out. Check This Out
If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Kaye badgeMar 15, 2010, 11:09 AM kdavis0725 said: Hey Badge:Do you still have this computer? Any help would be appreciated. Ubuntu, on the other hand, chokes on 256MB ram. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dell-Dimension-Desktop-4550-Motherboard-E210882-With-Tray-/121871036942
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Open the message, some instructions will pop up. Aside from the 8 or 16MB cache mentioned earlier, get a Raptor Hard drive with 10,000 rpm for your Operating System and another hard drive (external/internal) for your personal files. Spreading FUD will get you nowhere fast on the forum. Install Ubuntu because you want to be different.
The top end model, the 3.06GHz HT-enabled P4, is still fetching some outrageous prices on Ebay. Dell Dimension 4550 Motherboard Upgrade User Agreement, Privacy, Cookies and AdChoice This page was last updated: 07-Feb 15:19. Stay logged in Sign up now! It has a 9200 ATI radeon, 80Gb WD IDE enhanced HD, DVD burner, floppy drive, windows XP installed.
I purchased this board to replace a defective motherboard in a Dell Dimension 3000 computer that had Windows XP Home Edition installed on it. A modern hard drive with 8 or 16MB cache will give a small but noticeable improvement to access and load times of your larger programs as compared to the original 2MB That's if you wanna go overboard without having to shell out $ for a new processor or RAM upgrade.I used to have a Gateway P4 1.4 GHz, 400FSB, socket 423, and A good reinstall and even a RAM upgrade will help.
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In upgrading a graphics card, can I put in an 8x card if my pc specs say:Video controller: AGP 4XBus types: PCI and AGPBus speed: PCI: 33 MHz; AGP: 66 MHzAGP http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-8400-motherboard-specs.html Ask a question - opens in a new window or tab Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. You have to bid at least Sorry, you can't lower your maximum bid once it's placed. I was looking at the NVidia 6200 or 6600 model of GeForce 256 mb, 128-bit, AGP 8x.Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
I can tell you straight out, XP is more frugal than ubuntu any day of the week. It currently has a 2.4ghz P4 cpu with the 533mhz bus(478 pin I believe). If you wanna take it up a notch and have time and guts, overclock. this contact form DivergexJan 31, 2010, 11:27 PM As far as Ubuntu goes, I have 9.10 running on a 4550 now, 2.4GHz P4/1GB RAM/160GB HD and it runs great.
I suggest a CNPS9500 CNPS9700 (Zalman) for your Processor and a heatsink fan for the Northbridge chipset. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Computer problem? Return policy Return policy details Seller does not offer returns.
thank you for that ... Both needed hard drives, but otherwise were complete and ran like champs. Linux seems to work more efficiently, period.There is another similarity between Atom-powered, 1.6 GHz netbooks and old P4, 2-3 GHz 4550s: Running many of the essential-with-Windows anti-virus programs will really bog I damage the motherboard instaling 8x AGP card in 4x AGP slot and powerd up whole thing...
See all ma3a33 has no other items for sale. I bought it Used for 75 bucks off ebay and spend 65 on parts thats 145 bucks for a nice PC I even threw 2 dvd burners in it for double Follow this search Canada - CANAfghanistan - AFGAlbania - ALBAlgeria - DZAAmerican Samoa - ASMAndorra - ANDAngola - AGOAnguilla - AIAAntigua and Barbuda - ATGArgentina - ARGArmenia - ARMAruba - ABWAustralia navigate here I was very afraid to get the 8x not knowing that.
I would strongly recommend against going Ubuntu if resources are scarce. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/981016 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Unfollow this search to stop getting updates on your eBay Feed. Hey badge, I would like to contact you about this computer, if you could e-mail me at [email protected] that would be great =) badgeJan 24, 2010, 1:16 AM Quote: Hey badge,
Approx. Bid By placing a bid, you're committing to buy this item if you win. Additional site navigation About eBay Announcements Community Security Centre Resolution Centre Seller Information Centre Policies Help & Contact Site MapCopyright © 1995-2017 eBay Inc. sillydohSep 28, 2007, 4:24 AM I want to upgrade the cpu on my Dell Dimension 4550 computer but I'm a little confused as to what kind of processor I can upgrade
kdavis0725Mar 15, 2010, 2:17 PM badge said: I have a complete 3.0 ghz Northwood P4 800mhz fsb with an ABIT 478 MB and a GB of Kngston PC3200 sitting in my