It’s really snappy when it opens a new window or IE 8. The install had its rough moments but I was finally able to complete it successfully. I have an old Optiplex GX with the following hardware: He brought it back home and I was pretty impressed by it’s specs. Find More Posts by MarcosFabian. I need to get him a wireless adapter also.

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Is it possible to use both the internal intel and a pci-e nvidia graphics card at the same time with two monitors on a Dell Optiplex GX? Windows Ultimate 64 Bit.

Optimize for Windows Reinstallation. Resolution is poor and does not support the dual monitor that XP did. Similar help and support threads. Thanks a lot Ryan!

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I have the same question 2. It’s really snappy when it opens a new window or IE 8. Should I go for it? Okay, Today I got my old hard drive from my friends house. Am not so sure about installing Win7. Am installing Windows 7 on the machine. Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies. I have to delete it, I doubt that am going to get more RAM for it. It doesn’t really matter now. Sorry this didn’t help. Here is my BIOS screenhttp: I know it’s not going to be any faster than WinXP.


Find More Posts by Ryan Well, The computer is going to be for my dad. The time now is I windowa try a dual boot and see how that works and report back to you guys.

I will use this computer as a secondary in my home, Am going to set it for my dad, So he won’t use mines anymore. Glad you got it running and thanks for the update.

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Am glad I got my product key before I did this. Drivers for Windows 7 might also be an issue, Check with Windpws Support Page for the model an see if they have any drivers for Windows 7.

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Because am pretty confident about sticking with Windows 7 on this computer. Make sure Microsoft Update is also checked. I have an old Optiplex GX with the following hardware: Am just glad that I at least to tried it before anything else happens.


Tell us about your experience with our site. My dad found a Optiplex GX lying around somewhere. If I do install Win7 on this machine, Am going to remove all the eye candy from it so it won’t rely as much on it’s graphics.

RLNewby Created on May 17, I knew this would happen so it’s not a huge shocker. Of course man, That was one of the first things I did when I booted the machine with the installation disk.