Is a PIII w/  1GHz and 512MB fine for basic tasks?

Posted on 2007-08-09
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I'm considering buying a cheap Dell Optiplex GX150 and am wondering whether it should be up to basic office home office tasks at the moment. The unit in question is a PIII w/ 1GHz 512MB.  

This should do fine for basic stuff (i.e., surfing & MS Word) now, right?
Question by:Leprechaun
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    Yes, it should just fine.
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    Office 2003 yes, Office 2007 not so much. But for Office 2003 and surfing the web, you should be just fine with that setup

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