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Does Dell Pc OptiPlex GX1p have access for USB ports?

I would like to know if my older PC has USB ports that I can use and where would they be located. I'm just learning about computers.

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The Optiplex GX1p did have two USB ports which are on the back. They are the small rectangular jacks just to the right of the round PS/2 keyboard and mouse connectors.

Given the age of the system and the type of processors supported (Pentium II and early Pentium III), these would be the older USB1.0 specification ports, whch are much slower than today's USB2.0 ports. The good news is that this model also has expansion PCI slots, so you can buy a card to go into the unit to add 2 or 4 high speed USB ports if needed. Such a card would cost probably $15 for a two port or $30 for a four port, and should be available in any computer store in your area.

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Hello,

Here is a diagram of your computer. Look where it has USB is pointing to. That is where they're at. Hope this helps.
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GX1 have 2 USB port, they are located on the rear panel, next to the PS2 connectors.
Sinc GX1 os Pentium II it is possible tt install usb 2.0 driver and controller, it is recommened to have USB 1.8 or lower.

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Most older computes have usb ports on the back, if they have them at all. Problem is the older usb ports are slower then the newer usb 2.0 ports. You may want to go and buy a usb card and either install it - which is very easy to do, or have someone else install it for you.

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