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 PC2-8500 memory module

4GB kit (2GBx2), 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-8500 memory module
Part Number: CT798150
  • Module Size: 4GB kit (2GBx2)
  • Package: 240-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-8500
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-8500 • CL=7 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-1066 • 1.8V • 256Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor)
 $103.99
Qty:

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Crucial4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System
 
4.6

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Increases speed (8)
  • Reliable (6)
  • Large capacity (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (9)
    • Multiple desktop applications (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (6), Casual user (3)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (5), Business (4)

    Reviewed by 9 customers

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    5.0

    Great Product, Great People!

    By Ron

    from Jesup, Georgia

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Increases Speed
    • 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:

      Always very satisfied with the product and the service at Crucial Memory. My purchases are always shipped in a timely manner.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      4.0

      Great Product!! Simple to Install!

      By Sidekick

      from Miami , Florida

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast
      • Increases Speed
      • Large Capacity
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

      • No Negatives To State

      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:

      The increased product is required for mutli tasking and having the desktop capabilty to handle all items at the same time!!

      • Primary use:
      • Business
       
      5.0

      Performs as stated

      By Carmine

      from New York

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • 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:

        Prompt Delivery
        Easy to Install
        Added capacity and speed

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        4.0

        performs great!

        By drew

        from Northern Colorado

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Increases Speed
        • Large Capacity

        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:

          I really appreciated the scanning tool which looked at my system and made suggestions for memory upgrade

          • Primary use:
          • Business
           
          5.0

          Great Memory

          By Jeff ADT

          from Eldersburg, Maryland

          About Me Power user

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast
          • Increases Speed
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gaming
            • 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:

            App to identify memory type was great. Ordered and installed memory and it worked as required and corrected the problems I was having with my computer due to insufficient memory. Highly recommended.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            4.0

            I'm not used to 6GB of RAM, it's great!

            By Sketch

            from Jefferson, GA 30549

            About Me Power user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Increases Speed
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gaming
              • 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'm not used to 6GB of PC2-8500 DIMM's of physical memory(RAM), but this is awesome!
              Once I take care of some dental bills, then I'll be free to upgrade those last two 1GB DDR2 sticks of RAM and replace them with two 2GB PC2-8500 DIMM of RAM to reach my beloved 8GB RAM goal!
              Since I installed Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, I've been able to run all my graphic-intensive games like:
              StarCraft 2 Wings of Liberty, The Sims 2 and all it's stuff and expansion packs(minus University), Empire Earth 2, Sid Meier's Civilization IV, Heroes of Might & Magic III Complete and an upcoming Age of Empires III with the Asian Dynasty expansion!

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              High Quality good price

              By CW Man

              from Bremerton WA

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Identify Model
              • Increases Speed
              • Quality product
              • 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:

                It was easy to find the exact memory required for my work station, the price was fair and the quality was excellent. Installation was simple and straight forward and it JUST WORKED.

                • Primary use:
                • Business
                 
                4.0

                Works great

                By Lamar

                from Athens, GA

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Increases Speed

                Cons

                • Simple to install

                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:

                Just installed the product--seems faster

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Additional Memory

                By gina

                from UC Riverside Highlander Union

                About Me Power user

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good price value

                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:

                  [...]

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business

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