Having problems with your Dell Dimension 4550 PC Desktop ?

Looking for replacemnt harddrive for my 4550 with

\015 Looking for reccomendations for a replacement harddrive for my 4550 with 2.53GHz pentium 4 processor\015

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You can use any ide hard drive that you want. Choosing a new hard drive depends highly on your requirements of use. If you're using it as a raid drive, then you need a drive with a high rpm rate. It all depends on what you're using the computer for.

But if you just want a new hard drive for general use, then any ide hard drive you want. A great website that sells affordable hard drive is www.directron.com 


Largest drive it shipped with was a 120 GB drive, but this 160 should work> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136112
Use Windows XP SP2 or higher
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