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DELL 3252 4 Core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 4GB Sep 2016
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DELL Has Good Desktop Computer Reviews

DELL medium processor core personal computers have good reviews on average and across all desktop computers DELL is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Just Released Three Months Ago

This computer was only released three months ago. Newer desktop computers like this one are likely to use better technology.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of latest comparable spec computers range from 1GB to 64GB. The DELL 3252 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Supports Five Compatible Memory Cards

The DELL 3252 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as it. This PC supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by recently released comparable spec PCs. The compatible memory cards "MMC", "MMC+", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this personal computer.

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Two PCI Express X1 Slots

The DELL 3252 is a two PCI Express x1 slot PC.

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Very Light

At only 3.2 kilograms, the DELL 3252 is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the 3252. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the 3252 the weights range from 38g to 16kg, and the average weight is 6.4kg.

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Very Narrow

At only 92.6 millimeters, the DELL 3252 is quite narrow compared to most of the other computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 3252. Across all the latest medium processor core personal computers the widths range from 34mm to 7,100mm.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 600 megahertz, the DELL 3252's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is one of the slowest amongst personal computers that are a similar age to the 3252. Similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 3252 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 500MHz and 1,400MHz.

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Quite Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL 3252 has a very small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other latest similar spec personal computers. The max internal memory supported processors of recently released personal computers range from 2GB to 1.6TB.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of comparable spec PCs that were released in the last year is 500MHz and the fastest is 1,100MHz. The DELL 3252 has a very slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency (only 600 megahertz) compared to most of the other newly released medium processor core personal computers.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 320 megahertz, the DELL 3252 has a very slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for the last year. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of latest medium processor core personal computers is 200MHz and the fastest is 850MHz.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most similar spec personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the 3252 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the DELL 3252 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

PCs that are a comparable age to the 3252 have processor clock speeds of between 1.3GHz and 4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz. At only 1.6 gigahertz, the DELL 3252 has a very slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other latest medium processor core personal computers.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the HP 800 G1 DM (2GHz), the Alienware Steam Machine (£562.57) (2GHz), or the Lenovo M700 (£439.97) (2.2GHz).

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the latest medium processor core personal computers the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB. The DELL 3252 has a very small processor cache (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other latest medium processor core personal computers.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The DELL 3252 has a greater number of memory slots than most latest medium processor core personal computers. The most frequently found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slots 1x SO-DIMM are also found on this DELL computer.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of desktop computers that are a comparable age to the 3252 is 42GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 260GB. When compared to other recently released similar spec desktop computers that we have checked, the maximum internal memory of the DELL 3252 of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The DELL 3252 has a very slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.24 gigahertz) compared to most of the other desktop computers that were launched in the last 12 months. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of newly released medium processor core personal computers is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 4.2GHz.

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

The DELL 3252 has a fairly slow memory clock speed (only 1,600 megahertz) compared to most of the other recently released personal computers. The average memory clock speed of latest medium processor core personal computers is 2,000MHz.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL 3252

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL 3252 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that were launched in the last 12 months.

If you are looking for a personal computer with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the HP Z240 (£1,606.97) (512GB).

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL 3252 has a pretty typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other recently released desktop computers.

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Average Internal Memory

The DELL 3252 has a fairly standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last year.

PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the 460-p059na (£449.99) (8GB), or the 550-170na (£619.97) (8GB) both from HP.

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on recently released computers. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.

If the storage speed of this computer is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP 400 G2 (£594.97) (SSD).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Tjunction
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Non-ECC Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Execution Unit
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Cable Lock Slot
2.5" Bay
5.25" Bay
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Performance
Password Protection Level
Password Protection
Audio Output Channel
Audio System
Compatible Processor Series
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Dell E-Value Code
Processor Special Features
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel 64
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Idle States
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel Secure Boot
Intel Secure Boot Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature Range
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Display Diagonal
Software Driver Included
Manual
Bundled Software
Cable Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Panel Type
Full HD Display
Keyboard Supplied
Display Vertical Viewing Angle
Display Horizontal Viewing Angle
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
Display Type
AC Adapter
Keyboard Language
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(3)
9 April 2016

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29 November 2016

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Excellent stereo image regardless of position
Crisp, vigorous sound and weighty bass
Solid build quality and compact design
Clear vocals
Spacious sound
Bright treble
Not best suited to large rooms or TVs
No HDMI sockets
Bass isn't taut enough
Needs a bit more dynamism

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 21 March 2016 by Hisham E.
(Verified Purchase)

I recommend this machine as an office machine. its just perfect for what we need it for. If work need more machines, this would be our first choice...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell dellinspiron3252
Barcodes 00018227840255, 00884116247968, 05397063749805, 05397063821808, 05397063822935, 05397063823871, 05397063874279, 05397063921379

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HP Z240 SFF vs DELL 3252

HP Z240 SFF vs DELL 3252
HP Z240 SFF
4 core Intel Core i7-6xxx 3.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD
DELL 3252
4 core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
£ 821.99
Newer Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
88% Bigger Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Significantly Smaller Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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HP Z240 vs DELL 3252

HP Z240 vs DELL 3252
HP Z240
4 core Intel Core i7-6xxx 3.4GHz 16GB 512GB SSD
DELL 3252
4 core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
£ 1,541.70
Newer Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
88% Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Bigger Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
75% Bigger Internal Memory
4x Smaller Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Apple 2.6GHz vs DELL 3252

Apple 2.6GHz vs DELL 3252
Apple 2.6GHz
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD
DELL 3252
4 core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
£ 574.57
2kg Lighter
Eight Times Shorter
Bigger Hard Drive Capacity
Two More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
4x Smaller Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
120MHz Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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