i bought a dell optiplex gx280 refurbished recently and like to use it to play games, watch movies..etc. i already bought an ati radeon hd 4550 graphics card, worked perfect. i have about 1gb of ram but id like to upgrade it to 2gb or if possible 4gb. now my question is, what do i have to consider if i wanna buy new ram chips? i have 2 slots with the existing ram which came with the mashine. is there a specific brand for this type of computer?here is the specs as listed from the place i bought it off:
A top end Dell model, featuring a super fast
2.8 Ghz Pentium 4 Processor with Hyper Threading
Technology and an 800Mhz Front Side Bus!
Also equipment with a super fast Sata Hard Drive
and a massive 1GB of DDR2 memory.
The Dell Optiplex SFF (Small Form Factor) is a space saving desktop,
and is less than 12" x 12" x 6" deep
Processor Intel Pentium 4 2.8 HT Ghz (with Hyper Threading Technology
Memory 1 GB
Hard drive 40Gb Sata
Graphics On Board Intel Extreme Graphics
Optical Drive CD Rom
Sound On Board Soundblaster Compatible
Networking Network Ethernet - Broadband ready
Operating System Windows XP & COA
Warranty 3 Months RTB
USB 8 x USB 2.0 Ports
Other Features VGA Port, Printer Port, PCI Express Slot
except for the graphics card and an external dvd writer it is still the same as listed above.
thank you very much for your time and help.