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    • Missli
    • By Missli 4th Oct 16, 12:30 PM
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    Refurbished Dell Optiplex USFF Core 2 Duo 2/4GB Ram from 79 via Groupon
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    • 4th Oct 16, 12:30 PM
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    Refurbished Dell Optiplex USFF Core 2 Duo 2/4GB Ram from 79 via Groupon 4th Oct 16 at 12:30 PM
    Refurbished Dell Optiplex USFF Core 2 Duo 2/4GB Ram 80GB/1TB DVD Windows 10 64Bit from 79.99 With Free Delivery for a base unit. Titanium Computers deal via Groupon.

    I bought the 4GB Ram version.

    https://www.groupon.co.uk/deals/dell-optiplex-usff-core-2-duo?utm_campaign=
    Last edited by Missli; 04-10-2016 at 2:14 PM.
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    • unforeseen
    • By unforeseen 4th Oct 16, 12:59 PM
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    • 4th Oct 16, 12:59 PM
    Good luck with those.
    At work we are withdrawing those models because of being slow both on Win and Win 10.
    • Missli
    • By Missli 4th Oct 16, 1:20 PM
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    • 4th Oct 16, 1:20 PM
    Good luck with those.
    At work we are withdrawing those models because of being slow both on Win and Win 10.
    Originally posted by unforeseen
    I have windows 10 on my netbook and 12 year old desktop (which urgently needs replacing). Both run slowly with windows 10, but a lot better after uninstalling some preinstalled bloatware and tweaking the settings.

    I went for the 4gb model for that reason, as doubt 2gb is sufficient.
    • sarah1972
    • By sarah1972 4th Oct 16, 1:50 PM
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    • 4th Oct 16, 1:50 PM
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    • 4th Oct 16, 1:50 PM
    Just a heads up,
    You may want to take the code out of your post before the Bg moves your post.

    non referral link here https://www.groupon.co.uk/deals/dell-optiplex-usff-core-2-duo?utm_campaign=
    Last edited by sarah1972; 04-10-2016 at 2:28 PM.
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    • Missli
    • By Missli 4th Oct 16, 2:13 PM
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    • 4th Oct 16, 2:13 PM
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    • 4th Oct 16, 2:13 PM
    Just a heads up,
    You may want to take the code out of your post before the Bg moves your post.

    non referral link here https://www.groupon.co.uk/deals/dell-optiplex-usff-core-2-duo?utm_campaign=
    Originally posted by sarah1972
    Thanks Sarah. I will replace with your link too.
    • Browntoa
    • By Browntoa 4th Oct 16, 2:25 PM
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    • 4th Oct 16, 2:25 PM
    These are probably only worth 79 anyway due to being outdated , I'd spend a but more on a newer processor etc
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    • Missli
    • By Missli 4th Oct 16, 5:51 PM
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    • 4th Oct 16, 5:51 PM
    These are probably only worth 79 anyway due to being outdated , I'd spend a but more on a newer processor etc
    Originally posted by Browntoa
    It's good for people on a budget. I paid 169.99 in total as needed a new monitor etc, (can't afford anything else), but it will be more than adequate for college work, and my extensive retro games collection
    • unforeseen
    • By unforeseen 4th Oct 16, 6:10 PM
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    • 4th Oct 16, 6:10 PM
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    • 4th Oct 16, 6:10 PM
    At least I now know where all the 745, 755 & 760s went after we sent them to the recycling company ��

    A 780 with 4-8Gb makes a fair job of Win 7 & 10
    • Missli
    • By Missli 4th Oct 16, 6:50 PM
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    • 4th Oct 16, 6:50 PM
    At least I now know where all the 745, 755 & 760s went after we sent them to the recycling company ��

    A 780 with 4-8Gb makes a fair job of Win 7 & 10
    Originally posted by unforeseen
    To this supplier? Still a bargain and I am tech savvy. Hopefully this might be useful for others like myself.
    Last edited by Missli; 04-10-2016 at 6:53 PM.
    • unforeseen
    • By unforeseen 4th Oct 16, 6:59 PM
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    No the recycler probably sold them on after cleaning off our asset tags and checking them over.

    On a serious note this is the origin of these machines, discards after companies have done an upgrade. 745s are 10+ years old and the others not much newer
    • Missli
    • By Missli 4th Oct 16, 7:07 PM
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    No the recycler probably sold them on after cleaning off our asset tags and checking them over.

    On a serious note this is the origin of these machines, discards after companies have done an upgrade. 745s are 10+ years old and the others not much newer
    Originally posted by unforeseen
    I'll keep the thread updated with how I get on with mine. Considering a monitor would set me back around 60 or more, its a good price for my needs.
    • prowla
    • By prowla 4th Oct 16, 7:44 PM
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    The 745 is too old - last one I had I gave away, probably a year or two ago.
    They aren't worth 79.
    • moonshine
    • By moonshine 4th Oct 16, 8:30 PM
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    The 745 is too old - last one I had I gave away, probably a year or two ago.
    Originally posted by prowla
    yes so did I. I really can't see how this can be classed as a Grabbit. It's very old technology, and consequently extremely overpriced.
    • Mike J
    • By Mike J 5th Oct 16, 8:32 PM
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    For a refurbished unit the price is nothing special. Misco system regularly sell same/better spec refurbished units for similar prices
    • Missli
    • By Missli 11th Oct 16, 5:32 PM
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    I received mine yesterday (I got a 755 model) and its running windows 10 beautifully. Much better than my netbook, and previous system. Ive got a wireless adapter somewhere, and am going to transfer my graphics card into the pci express slot. For me it was a decent buy.
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