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Old 11-11-2003, 11:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm trying to upgrade my old pc spending few bucks. Now, the books say that I can only upgrade my Dimension L500CX's processor up to 733M, but the guy in Dell told me I can upgrade it up to 1,1M top, for $278 -lots of money for a piece of junk-. You think is true that I can upgrade up to 1.1M without risking what I have? In this case, I've found this one on Ebay for 30$,


Do you think I can give it a try?

These are the specs for my PC

Quantity Part # Part Description
1 6540T Processor, PRC80524, 500M, 128K, 370 SKT
1 7157X Card (Circuit), Planar (Motherboard), W/VID/CAP, Dimension, LXXXCXR
1 5120P Cord, Power, 125V, 6FT, SJT, Unshielded
1 2811D Mouse, Personal System 2, 6P, 2BTN, Wheel, LOGITECH
1 2317Y Pad, Mouse, Dimension, Dell Americas Organization
1 463CD Keyboard, 104, 6P, United States, NMB, RubberDome, Small Box
1 19418 Dual In-Line Memory Module, 256,
1 1377P Compact Diskette, Blank, Compact Diskette Writer, 1X/4X
1 2709D Assembly, Cable, IDE-2, 2DROP, DaVinci
1 4377P Compact Diskette, Blank, Compact Disk Recordable, 1-PK
1 45UXR Compact Disk Read Write, 680M, IDE (Integrated Drive Electronics), 5.25" Form Factor, 8/4/32X, Length, Long
1 74EJV Kit, Compact Diskette, Compact Disk Read Write, Adaptec, Software, V4.02
1 2320V Kit, Speaker, 110V/60H, Harmon Kardon Low End
1 57589 Cable, Audio, MOLEX TO MOLEX
1 74HUW Card (Circuit), Multi-Media, Audio, Creative Low, PCI64V, Dimension
1 037JN Kit, Modem, V.90, Data/Fax/Voice, Dimension, Asia, Latin America, North America
1 49XJC Modem, V.90, Internal, DFV, Asia, Latin America, North America, Dimension, Re-spin
1 5740C Cable, Auxiliary, Internal, Modem, 4C
1 2010V Display, Multiscan, Color, 17, Dual, E770S, DAOGSA
1 3828D Assembly, Cable, ATA66, 1DROP, DaVinci
1 859NK Hard Drive, 7.5G, 5.4K, 3.5" Form Factor, IDE (Integrated Drive Electronics), 1N, No Controller/No Cables, Maxtor AL
1 6709D Assembly, Cable, Floppy Drive, 1DROP, DaVinci
1 9886C Floppy Drive, 1.44M, 3.5" Form Factor, 3MD, No Bezel, NEC
1 3357U Kit, Software, WKS-STE2K, 5.25" Form Factor, Original Equipment Mfgr., England/English
1 66FRH Kit, Software, NAV-2K, 5.25" Form Factor, Original Equipment Mfgr., England/English
1 76PFK Kit, Compact Diskette, Operating System, Windows xp,

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Old 11-11-2003, 01:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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hmm dell is sucha piece of crap (no offense)
do this, buy new tower (usally comes with power supply) use ur cd rom and floppy and hard drive thats in the dell, buy new mobo and processor, thats all under 300 dollars and u get a fast computer
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