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Well I'm back now... been silent for about a month now (computer crashed) Have new computer now and I'm just learning it. I got a Dell with Windows 10... 3.6 Ghz and 1 Tbs memory.
Can't say I like Windows 10 much... but like I said, I'm just learning it.


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I got a Dell with Windows 10... 3.6 Ghz and 1 Tbs memory.
Can't say I like Windows 10 much... but like I said, I'm just learning it.


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I take it you meant 1 terabyte hard drive, and not memory. I have a Dell XPS, with only 16 gigs of ram.

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I take it you meant 1 terabyte hard drive, and not memory. I have a Dell XPS, with only 16 gigs of ram.
Yeah, you're right. I also have the XPS, but with only 8 Gbs memory and no touch screen. But I might get that next.

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Yeah, you're right. I also have the XPS, but with only 8 Gbs memory and no touch screen. But I might get that next.

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Mines the XPS 8700 it came with a 2 terabyte h/drive. And I added a second, looking for a solid state or hybrid drive to put my operating system on. If your computer is like mine it has a seagate hard drive, and they are a cheap POS imo. I'd replace it asap or at least do like I did and add a 2nd drive, and place your operating system on the more reliable drive. And if you have 8 gigs of ram, that most likely means you have 2 open bays on the mother board to upgrade. And you can pick up 2 8 gig dimms pretty cheap, like $80. For me to upgrade I have to toss out two 4gig's and then add two 8's only gaining 8 gigs. After you add more memory and replace the h/drive, that pc should run you for a while. I know my last Dell is like 8 yrs old and still going strong. It was a older dell xps like a XPS420 model.

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Mines also the 8700 but I'll take your word on the hard drive... I've always had Western Digital and they seemed just fine... not great but OK. And I've already decided to upgrade the RAM.

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Finally getting used to my new computer. Went out and got more RAM yesterday... Got another 16Gbs for under $80.00, now I'll have a total of 24Gbs. Max is 32Gbs, so I'm still good.

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That should help quit a bit, upgrading from 8 to 24G. I may byte the bullet and get the 32g for mine with tax money. Just hate to toss the (4) 4 gig dimms. We do have some used stores around, that may buy it for a buck or 2 each. But for that I will just keep them in a drawer in case the new ever fails.

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That should help quit a bit, upgrading from 8 to 24G. I may byte the bullet and get the 32g for mine with tax money. Just hate to toss the (4) 4 gig dimms. We do have some used stores around, that may buy it for a buck or 2 each. But for that I will just keep them in a drawer in case the new ever fails.
I don't get any tax money since I'm on SSI, but upgrading to 32g is in my plan. Right now I'm going to move the 2 4g to slots 3 and 4 and put the 2 8g chips in 1&2 slots.

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I don't get any tax money since I'm on SSI,
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Lol isn't ssi tax money?

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