DDR2 Upgrade for the Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System Specs

System specs as shipped by the manufacturer.
Scan your system to view your specific system configuration.

Memory:

DDR2 PC2-6400, DDR2 PC2-8500, DDR2 PC2-5300

Memory Type: DDR2 PC2-6400, DDR2 PC2-8500, DDR2 PC2-5300, DDR2 (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 8GB
Slots: 4

Although the memory can be installed one module at a time, the best performance comes from using matched pairs of modules.

How much memory your Windows OS will recognize depends on which version of Windows you are running. 32-bit versions of Windows will see (and utilize) only 3GB or 3.5GB. To utilize more memory, install a 64-bit version of your OS. More information about OS memory maximums can be found here.

Memory or DRAM is the "working" memory of the computer. It's used to store data for programs (sequences of instructions) on a temporary basis.

video - installing memory

Storage:

SATA

Storage Drives -- hard drives and solid state drives -- are the permanent memory for the programs and documents on your computer.

Data Transfer Rate is the rate at which data can be sent or received. This is determined by your motherboard. A drive with a higher transfer rate will only run at the rate of the motherboard's transfer rate.

Cache is a type of working memory that allows the drive to perform faster.

RPM is the rotations per minute of a hard drive which effects the speed of data transfer.

Solid State Drives are non-moving memory, so access speed is instant.

Graphics Card:

PCI Express x16 Graphics

External Connector: 15-hole connector

Graphics Card A circuit board fitted to a computer containing the necessary video memory and other electronics to provide a bitmap display. Adaptors vary in the resolution (number of pixels) and number of colours they can display, and in the refresh rate they support. These parameters are also limited by the monitor to which the adaptor is connected.

1GB, 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

1GB, 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT613032
  • Module Size: 1GB
  • Package: 240-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-5300
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-5300 • CL=5 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-667 • 1.8V • 128Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor)
 $19.99
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Crucial1GB Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System
 
4.9

(based on 8 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast (4)
  • Increases speed (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (4)
    • Multiple desktop applications (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (5), Casual user (3)
      • Primary use:
      • Business (4), Personal (4)

    Reviewed by 8 customers

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    5.0

    Great Performance

    By SLK

    from Mobile, AL

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Increases Speed
    • Large Capacity
    • Reliable Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance
      • Multiple desktop applications

      Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

      This product really increased the performance of my computer.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Quick & Easy

      By Hneilm

      from Florida

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

            The on-line utility made it a breeze. [...] the documentation made it simple to install. My PC it's now much faster for very little money, and even less time and effort.

            • Primary use:
            • Business
             
            4.0

            As advertised.

            By Cheep Upgrade

            from Pensylvania

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gaming
              • Increased Performance
              • Multiple desktop applications

              Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

              It is exactly what I bought. No more, no less.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              It was easy!

              By Life is a game

              from Redwood City, Ca

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Increases Speed

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Multiple desktop applications

                Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

                Works great

                • Primary use:
                • Business
                 
                5.0

                Quality Ram [...]

                By Smiley

                from Dallas, Texas

                About Me Power user

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Fast
                • Large Capacity

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

                    Crucial has always provided upgrades for me with impecable service.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    5.0

                    Crucial Makes It So Easy

                    By Bob

                    from Aburn, CA

                    About Me Power user

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Couldn't be easier
                    • Fast
                    • Increases Speed
                    • Online help is amazing

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Increased Performance
                      • Open more applications

                      Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

                      You can't find a better online company to order from. Their site will display the various memory configurations available for your specific system.[...]

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business
                       
                      5.0

                      easy to order, works great!!

                      By rick the geek

                      from Scottsdale, AZ.

                      About Me Power user

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Install

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Increased Performance

                        Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

                        [...] installed easy!!!

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        a good value.

                        By Controller

                        from Knoxville, IL

                        About Me Power user

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Multimedia
                          • Multiple desktop applications

                          Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

                          The memory finder is great. [...]

                          • Primary use:
                          • Business

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