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Paul Wayper paulway at mabula.net
Fri Mar 30 21:25:46 UTC 2018

On 30/03/18 08:16, George at Clug via linux wrote:
> Hi,
> Can anyone make use of a HP Compaq dc 7800 ?
> You should be able to find the specs on the Internet. 
> https://www.cnet.com/products/hp-compaq-business-dc7800-core-2-duo-e6750-2-66ghz-2gb-ram-160gb-hdd-vista-business-series/specs/
> A local school is moving over to Chromebooks, and are giving away a
> number of these. As they do not come with Windows licenses they are
> great for installing Linux.
> I pick up several last week and will be setting them up for testing
> various linux configurations. Some have 2GB RAM, but most seem to have
> 3 GB RAM. In a quick test the on motherboard video card is not good
> enough to play youtube. They do come with a pciexpress video card
> which I have yet to test, and before Friday I purchased a Nvidia
> Gefore GT710 for $70 to try out. This weekend I want to do further
> testing to see how useful they are. 
> I will post back later when I have had chance to complete further
> testing. I expect they will be great for email and web surfing.
> If anyone has 1 GB or 2GB DDR 2 RAM sticks they want to give away,
> please let me know.

I have:

* 2 x GEIL PC2-6400 1GB sticks
* 1 x Kingston PC2-5300 1GB stick
* 1 x Corsair PC2-5300 1GB stick
* 2 x Samsung PC2-4200 512MB sticks

Let me know what you want.

Have fun,


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