Upgrade Old Machine for HTPC Tags: Homebuilt Processors Systems Last response: November 25, 2011 8:43 PM in Systems Share Roti2000 November 25, 2011 6:30:50 PM Hello, The boss is letting me have an old Dell Optiplex GX745 small form factor. Processor: Pentium Core2Duo @ 1.86 Ghz Memory: 1 GB Optical Drive: CD RW/DVD RW Hard Drive: 80 GB Ideally I would like to install XBMC Live (or some variant) and keep the processor. I am looking for advice for a compatible video card, TV Tuner, and RAM upgrades Thanks! More about : upgrade machine htpc jmsellars1 a b B Homebuilt system November 25, 2011 8:43:08 PM For the graphics card I'd get something cheap like an HD 6450 then I'd upgrade the RAM to either 2GB or 4GB. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLooking to upgrade my father's old XP machine with new components Forum HTPC - Graphics card for old machine Forum SolvedWhen is best time of year to buy complete computer, I have an old e machine T2958 need to upgrade. budget $300/400 Forum SolvedUpgrading this old machine Forum SolvedOld XP Machine Upgrade Forum SolvedUpgrade Advice On an Old Machine! Forum Solved3 year old machine starting to need upgrades Forum Upgrading HTPC to a gaming machine. Need advice. Forum SolvedUpgrade old HP m780n HTPC for HD Forum SolvedConsidering upgrading an old machine, need some advice. Forum 2 Year Old Machine. Looking to Upgrade Forum SolvedMachine is 7 Years old. Upgrades worth their salt? Forum Trying to upgrade graphics card in old HP machine Forum SolvedUpgrading a sorta old machine Forum Upgrade graphics card of a very old P4 machine Forum Upgrading a co-worker's old Win XP machine worth it? Forum £200 upgrade to old machine! Forum Upgrading my old machine Forum Help w/ PSU upgrade in old machine, compatability issues? Forum upgrade video card on old machine...advise? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !