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.

4GB kit (2GBx2), 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

4GB kit (2GBx2), 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT613027
  • Module Size: 4GB kit (2GBx2)
  • Package: 240-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-5300
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-5300 • CL=5 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-667 • 1.8V • 256Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor)
 $71.99
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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Crucial4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System
 
4.9

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Increases speed (8)
  • Reliable (7)
  • Fast (4)
  • Easy to install (3)
  • Large capacity (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (9)
    • Multiple desktop applications (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (10), Casual user (3)
      • Primary use:
      • Business (9), Personal (4)

    Reviewed by 13 customers

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Crucial delivers as expected :-)

    By willywould

    from Dallas, TX

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Increases Speed
    • Large Capacity
    • Reliable Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

      Installed these on a Dell PC running Windows 7. This raised the memory from 1GB to 4GB. I recommend this upgrade to anyone with a Dell OptiPlex 745.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Exactly what I needed

      By PhillyB

      from Tampa

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Increases Speed

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance

        Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

        Exactly what I needed

        • Primary use:
        • Business
         
        5.0

        Great Deal!

        By Mr. Flores

        from Phoenix, AZ

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Fast
        • Increases Speed
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance
          • Multiple desktop applications

          Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

          Great deal! easy to find and order and memory worked perfectly

          Thank you!

          • Primary use:
          • Business
           
          5.0

          Easy and as advertised

          By Doc

          from Cheyenne, wy

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Increases Speed
          • Large Capacity
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance
            • Multiple desktop applications

            Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

            Nothing but positive

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Good price for amazing performance boost

            By Dimchik

            from Philadelphia, PA

            About Me Power user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Increases Speed
            • Large Capacity

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance
            • Multiple desktop applications

            Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

            I've upgraded my Dell OptiPlex 745 with this kit to boost performance. Workstation now has 6GB of RAM and is used a my ESXi 4.1 host with 3 virtual servers running in it. The performance I got from adding 4GB was seen instantly. I am thinking of getting another kit to max out the system with 8GB of RAM.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            4.0

            Instant gratification...

            By Dura-Larry

            from Fremont, MI

            About Me Power user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Increases Speed

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Increased Performance
              • Multiple desktop applications

              Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

              [...] accurate product account.

              • Primary use:
              • Business
               
              5.0

              Happy customer

              By Mike

              from Roseburg, OR

              About Me Power user

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy transaction
              • Perfect fit

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

                  Cost effective way to upgrade an older PC.
                  Web Site was easy to use and made selection and ordering quick and easy.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  a rolling stone gathers no moss, so

                  By pdw

                  from omaha,NE

                  About Me Power user

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Pretty colors
                  • Reliable Performance
                  • Very tastefully done

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Increased Performance
                    • Multimedia
                    • Multiple desktop applications

                    Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

                    I use this memory as memory. the best thing about it is that it does what it is supposted to do.the only thing bad about it is it will not mow my grass.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    5.0

                    Great product

                    By DTP

                    from baton rouge, la

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Really boost CPU speed

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Multiple desktop applications

                      Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

                      boost CPU processing speed and decrease lags

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business
                       
                      5.0

                      just what I needed

                      By kevin

                      from San Diego, CA

                      About Me Power user

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Reliable Performance

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Multiple desktop applications

                        Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

                        now able to run more apps simultaneously

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business

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