Dell 1555 upgrade?

Core Machine (Operating system/System info/Roon build number)

Dell studio 1555, windows 7, pentium T4300 2.1ghz, 4gb ram

Network Details (Including networking gear model/manufacturer and if on WiFi/Ethernet)

Plusnet 5ghz wifi/ethernet 24mbps

Audio Devices (Specify what device you’re using and its connection type - USB/HDMI/etc.)

Kef ls50 wireless/Samsung tab S2 SM-T813

Description Of Issue

Could i use this laptop for roon core if i updated it to windows 10, 8gb of ram and an ssd hardrive? Or would the clock speed be too slow?


Unfortunately it’s way too slow … see RKB - FAQ: What are the minimum requirements? and

Have you considered using a NUC?

Hi @Alexander_Baker-Roge,

As Carl suggested, the CPU doesn’t meet our requirements, so there’s definitely a chance that this machine, even with those upgrades, would experience performance issues.

“As of May 2011, Dell has discontinued the Studio line of notebooks”
Computer years are like dog years to human years but worse. So your laptop is Celebrating it’s centenary.

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