OptiPlex GX520 – Windows 7 64 Bit


This model and Operating System is not supported by Dell.

Legacy BIOS

See Updating the BIOS.

Hardware Upgrades

SSD – Solid State Drives

RAM – Random Access Memory

Its recommended to upgrade to 4 GB of RAM:

Refer to the User’s Guide when upgrading components.

Windows OS

For best results Clean Install wiping all partitions:

OS Updates

System utilities

Chipset

Video

Audio

Analog Devices: Add to Basket then View Basket and download and isntall via device manager.

Follow instructions here for using the Microsoft Update Catalog then follow instructions here for driver installation via the device manager.

Dell Backup and Recovery

Only install if you have a larger than a 120 GB SSD/HDD

Note this system won’t be able to boot from a Rescue Disk (external hard drive) so make a Factory Backup (Bootable USB Flash Drive).

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