[clug] (no subject) HP DC7800
rodneyp at iinet.net.au
Sat Mar 31 01:25:47 UTC 2018
On 30/03/18 08:16, George at Clug via linux wrote:
> Can anyone make use of a HP Compaq dc 7800 ?
> You should be able to find the specs on the Internet.
> 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.
Are these the Small Form Factor or Tower cases ?
I have one pair each of 1 GB & 2 GB that you may have. Note that the
RAM needs to be minimum DDR667
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