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Is this computer worth keeping?

I have a tower with 4gig ram and a Intel Core 2 Duo CPU E6550 2.33Ghz.  Is this tower worth keeping for my medium/large business?     I will donate it otherwise.  Windows 7 and Windows 10 environment.
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
Every bisuienss has its own needs and thresholds. So nobody can answer that but you.

I will say that a core 2 duo is quite old. Most machines of that era are end of life. Manufacturers tend to stop doing Bios updates and drivers for hardware that old.
Really depends on what your business does.

For standard use I'd say it needs another 4 Gb of RAM.  That would make a reasonably nice machine for Internet browsing, word processing and similar use.  It wouldn't be the fastest machine on the block but if you've got a user whose needs aren't demanding it would be suitable.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I had Core 2 duo with 4 GB of ram in 2008 that ran Windows 7 quite well. It could server light duty in your business for a year or so until it dies.
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It's time to get rid of it.
Sam Simon NasserIT Support ProfessionalCommented:
Core2 and 4G will run windows 7 very good. try giving it to a user that do not use heavy programs or alot of programs, like secretary or something like this.
for normal use, like mail and internet, it is still useable.
if you want to keep or donate it - that(s up to you
One could argue that even from a security point of view, it shouldn't be kept as this processor will not get updates against the bad spectre exploits. Intel let those core2Duo's down.
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