Closed Dell Dimension 8300 64bit help Tags: CPUs Dimension Hard Drives Last response: March 5, 2012 6:38 PM in CPUs Share tomjgum1 January 22, 2012 10:39:23 PM hi i was recently given a old 04' Dimension 8300 from my friend and i was gonna set it up so my little brother can play his age of empires on it and stop using mine i ordered a new hard drive (200 GB) and i want to know if it was 64 bit compatible so if i can put windows 7 on it if not ill just put windows MCE on it it has the stock CPU (Pentium 4 socket 478 (NORTHWOOD) 3.0 GHz level 2 cache: 512 KB integrated with hyper threading) the bios wasnt much help since it was the old A07 and gave my like 4 things about the CPU that are on the front screen anyway it has 2 gigs of ram and a 7600 GT, the old hard drive had a virus on it and it was my friends dads computer with photos on it and stuff so i bought the new HDD so he will keep the old one NEED RESPONSES ASAP BECAUSE BIRTHDAY IS THIS SATURDAY thanks More about : dell dimension 8300 64bit Best solution abekl a b à CPUs January 22, 2012 10:48:50 PM With only 2 gigs of ram I'd advise you to stick with 32 bit windows. If you want to upgrade the ram to 4 gb, then 64 bit windows might be an option. Share tomjgum1 January 25, 2012 8:07:35 PM i didnt work anyway CPU is not 64 bit Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer tomjgum1 March 5, 2012 11:49:28 AM Best answer selected by tomjgum1. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Dell Dimension 8300 freezes need help Forum Need help Video card upgrade for Dell Dimension 8300 Forum Dell Dimension 8300 video card help Forum Dell Dimension 8300 freeze-ups help Forum SolvedInstalled Windows Server 08 on Dell Dimension 8300 Forum SolvedAdding solid state drive to dell dimension 8300 Forum SolvedCan a sata drive be added to a Dell Dimension 8300 computer Forum Solvedbest brand of memory for old dell dimension 8300 2 gb minimum Forum SolvedCan a sata drive be added to a Dell Dimension 8300 computer Forum Solvedcan't update to A06 Bios update (dell XPS 8300) windows 8 64bit Forum SolvedUpgrade Dell Dimension 8300 PSU to 400w Forum SolvedDell Dimension 8300 Radeon 9800 video card failure? Forum Upgrade Dell Dimension 8300 with Mushkin Memory? Forum Club 3D Radeon HD 5450 PCI Edition in a Dell Dimension 8300? Forum SolvedHow can I get my Dell Dimension 5100 machine running windows 7 ultimate 64bit to support anything higher than 4 gigabytes of R Forum DELL Dimension 8300; FCC ID Forum Dell Dimension 8300 Forum Graphics card for dell dimension 8300 Forum Dell Dimension 8300 RAM limit too low Forum Dell dimension 8300 power supply upgrade Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !