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edited 18 June at 4:32PM in Techie Stuff
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edited 18 June at 4:32PM in Techie Stuff
I have an old (2009) Dell 545 desktop which is getting very slow and hard drive is dying. I thought I could replace the HDD with SSD but apparently as per dell website, I cannot. The configuration is-
1.Running win 10 (win 7 upgraded) 
2. Dual core processor
3. HDD cap 320 GB (has been replaced once about 5-6 years ago )
4. RAM of 3 (3 1GB sticks)
I use it for simple tasks like, emails, browsing, printing or downloading simple stuff. I do not play games on it. I have a new laptop which is AMD ryzen 5.
What are my options on the cheap for this desktop?
Shall I install a new HDD and upgrade memory? Is it worth it?
Or should I buy a cheap refurbished Win desktop with i5 and SSD. 
Here is the full configuration:

Here are the current system specifications and configuration of your device. (Service Tag: 7M37G4J)

Updated 18 JUN 2020

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General Information
Service Tag :7M37G4J
Express Service Code :16573118563
Computer Model :Inspiron 545
BIOS Vendor :Dell Inc.
BIOS Version :A12
BIOS Date :11/17/09
Processor
Processor :Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5300 @ 2.60GHz
Clock Speed :2.6Ghz
L2 Cache Size :2048
Memory
Available Memory :22.00%
Page File Size :6,202.3MB
Available Page File :84.07%
Virtual Memory :6,202.3MB
Available Virtual Memory :21.73%
DIMM1 :1,024.0MB
DIMM2 :1,024.0MB
DIMM3 :1,024.0MB
Network controller
AdapterRealtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Storage
Drive :C:
Storage :3
Drive Size :395.4GB
Total Available Space :67.5GB
Used Space :327.8GB
Drive :D:
Storage :3
Drive Size :68.4GB
Total Available Space :42.7GB
Used Space :25.7GB
Drive :E:
Storage :2
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Drive :F:
Storage :2
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Drive :G:
Storage :2
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Drive :H:
Storage :2
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Drive :I:
Storage :5
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Hardware
Disk DrivesGeneric- MS/MS-Pro/HG USB Device
Generic- SM/xD-Picture USB Device
Generic- SD/MMC USB Device
Generic- Compact Flash USB Device
ST500DM002-1BD142 ATA Device
Display AdaptersIntel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.0)
Keyboards, Mice & Pointing DevicesUSB Input Device
MonitorsGeneric PnP Monitor
Sound DevicesHigh Definition Audio Device
USB ControllersIntel(R) ICH9 Family USB2 Enhanced Host Controller - 293A
Intel(R) ICH9 Family USB Universal Host Controller - 2936
Intel(R) ICH9 Family USB2 Enhanced Host Controller - 293C
Intel(R) ICH9 Family USB Universal Host Controller - 2938
Intel(R) ICH9 Family USB Universal Host Controller - 2935
Intel(R) ICH9 Family USB Universal Host Controller - 2937
Intel(R) ICH9 Family USB Universal Host Controller - 2934
Intel(R) ICH9 Family USB Universal Host Controller - 2939

Thanks for looking
I wanted to thankyou a million times but its a shame that I can press the button just once :T
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