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.

2GB kit (1GBx2), 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

2GB kit (1GBx2), 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT613037
  • Module Size: 2GB kit (1GBx2)
  • 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)
 $39.99
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Crucial2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System
 
4.7

(based on 6 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Increases speed (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Reviewed by 6 customers

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    4.0

    FAST AND ACCURATE

    By The BIG E

    from Jessup, Maryland

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Accurate Free Product Fi
    • Fast Shipping
    • Priced Right
    • Sproduct Works First Time

    Cons

    • No Clear Install Guidance

    Best Uses

    • Fast Boot And Shut Down
    • Increased Performance
    • Multiple desktop applications
    • No More Locked Pc

    Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

    It was unclear as to how the memory boards were tobe installed. There was a limit to the options to install,but it took three tries to run through each option until I stumpled on the correct installation. A short,clear diagram showing proper install would have been very welcome, especially when handling such a volital product. PC accepted 3'4 GB. thanks

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Great product, fast shipping

    By Mike

    from Pierre, SD

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Increases Speed
    • Large Capacity
    • Reliable Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gaming
      • Increased Performance
      • Multimedia
      • Multiple desktop applications

      Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

      I just wanted to add a bit more memory for better performance. I found this kit for a great price and Crucial guaranteed fitment.

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      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Outstanding RAM

      By Peta 1

      from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • All easy
      • Increases Speed
      • Large Capacity

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance
        • Multiple desktop applications

        Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

        I upgraded form 2 gigs of RAM to 4 gigs. My 64 bit Wndows 7 runs like a charm, no hanging with apps. Crucial memory really works!!

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        • Personal
         
        5.0

        Quality RAM

        By davejdoc

        from Philadelphia, Pa

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance

            Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

            I used the RAM selecter web app to find the right module and that worked perfect. I've been using Crutial RAM for over 6 years and now 2 60GB SSD drives that run nicely. Neveer had any issues. Keep making a quality product.

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            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Computer Memory Upgrade

            By Ray

            from Laurel, MD

            About Me Power user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Increases Speed
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

                The first memory module kit I ordered had one defective module. I contacted Crucial and got an RMA. As soon as they received my return, they notified me they had gotten it. In a day or two I got another email saying the replacement had been shipped.

                The replacement memory kit was perfect. I am very satisfied with the service I got from Crucial.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                4.0

                My PC seems to be faster.

                By Marlene, Office Manager

                from Upper Marlboro, MD

                About Me Power user

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install

                Cons

                • None that I am aware of

                Best Uses

                • Increased Performance

                Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 745 Series (Desktop Mini-Tower and Small Form Factor) System:

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