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DELL Vostro 3460
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DELL Vostro 3460 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Nov 2012
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

The oldest PCI Express slot version of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2 and the newest is 3. At 3, the Vostro 3460 has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Vostro 3460.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Vostro 3460 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. At 650 megahertz, the DELL Vostro 3460 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Vostro 3460 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Vostro 3460 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Good Brand

On average DELL medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings as do all notebook PCs produced by DELL.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the Vostro 3460 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Laptops of this age and type have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz.

If you are looking for a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T410 (£263.99) (2.53GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Vostro 3460 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Vostro 3460.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Vostro 3460, the Vostro 3460 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Vostro 3460 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Vostro 3460.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Fast DVD-RW Write Speed

At 8 CD-speeds, the Vostro 3460 has a very fast DVD-RW write speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Vostro 3460. The slowest DVD-RW write speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Vostro 3460 is 6x, the fastest is 8x, and the average DVD-RW write speed is 6.1x.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The DELL Vostro 3460 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Vostro 3460 is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Six Battery Cells

The Vostro 3460 is a six battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and eight battery cells.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the T420s (£972.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Vostro 3460 range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 6 gigabytes, the Vostro 3460 has a very small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Vostro 3460 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 6 gigabytes, the DELL Vostro 3460 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Vostro 3460.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of this spec and age do not have a touch sensitive screen. The DELL Vostro 3460 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0+HS Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Vostro 3460

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when DELL released the Vostro 3460.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The DELL Vostro 3460 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Vostro 3460 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Vostro 3460.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (512GB and higher rated).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Vostro 3460 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Vostro 3460.

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Average Internal Memory

The Vostro 3460 has a pretty typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 3521 (6GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the Vostro 3460 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If this DELL notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T410 (£263.99) (14.1").

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Processor
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Available Memory Slot
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling
Networking Standard
4G
4G Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Feature
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Language
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(8)
26 October 2012

If you're after a laptop that can handle all the work you throw at it, and a little play along the way, then this laptop is certainly one to consider. It features a great array of connectivitty...

11 September 2012

Dell's Vostro 3460 Dell has released an office device that easily outdoes the Vostro 3450 precursor in terms of performance. It supplies more power and better battery run times. However, this...

12 April 2013

Komputery czternastocalowe pozostawi?y nieco mieszane uczucia. Z jednej strony mo?emy im zarzuci? kiepskie rozmieszczenie portów i wag? niewiele tylko mniejsz? od wi?kszych, pietnastocalowych...

Great value for money
Includes fingerprint security 4 USB 3.0 ports
Strong design
Four USB 3.0 ports
Matte screen
Touchpad click sensitivity is below par
No autobrightness keyboard light
CPU's turbo only works for a short time during load
Dark, low contrast screen
Fairly loud without load
27 August 2012

Dell Vostro 3460W kolejnej ods?onie 14-calowego Vostro Dell postanowi? zmieni? par? rzeczy, nie ograniczaj?c si? do od?wie?enia podzespo?ów. Zmiany w wygl?dzie ka?dy mo?e oceni? indywidualnie....

20 July 2012

Ile warte s? nowe modele z serii Vostro? Ca?kiem sporo. Ju? sama gwarancja zapewniaj?ca napraw? nast?pnego dnia roboczego na miejscu u klienta sprawia, ?e ca?a trójka jest niezwykle ciekaw?...

26 December 2012

Disponível no mercado brasileiro por cerca de R$ 2900, o Dell Vostro 3460 é indicado para usuários que lidam diariamente com aplicativos de produtividade, como planilhas. textos e até...

19 January 2012

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14 September 2012

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Product Identifiers

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