Used - Mini Dell Core 2 Duo 960 OptiPlex 3GHz Desktop Computer Tower - Office PC - Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Eligible to Windows 10 upgrade - WLAN / Wifi Enabled - VGA / DisplayPort / DVI (optional with adaptor) - (4 GB RAM - 320GB HDD)
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On average, people who bought this personal computer rated it as 80%.
Several DELL 960 owners who bought it reckoned that it was good looking. In October Luis gave it an excellent rating and he wrote “The infinityEdge display look pretty good”. Luis also wrote “The aesthetics are equally beautiful”. Also in October this year Richard mentioned in his review of the DELL 960 on Amazon “The screen is gorgeous - everyone praises”.
One DELL 960 owner who bought it thought it was smooth. Luis said “The materials used feel really smooth to touch and the magnesium case feels sturdy”.
A Top Selling PC
According to sales data from Amazon, the 960 is one the fastest selling desktop computer currently available.
Good Battery Life
Three people agreed that the DELL 960 had a good battery life. Sj said in their review in October this year “The battery life is phenomenal”.
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Easy to Use
A few people considered that it was easy to use. Helen Dc wrote in October this year “You can see the screen also from an angle away, which is handy when 2 people are looking at the same screen”. This year Nik wrote “Other devices (though it's a software feature rather than this laptop's as per se) - Real pleasure to use Cons”.
One DELL 960 reviewer who purchased the DELL 960 reckoned that it had a good experience. In October this year Sj scored it 5 stars and mentioned “Replace Win10 with Linux for the ultimate computing experience”.
One customer mentioned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. This month Richard said “The keyboard are very nice and comfortable as well and the touch screen is the best out all other laptops I've tries” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.
One DELL 960 reviewer who reviewed this PC thought it was easy to handle. This year Gn gave it an excellent rating and said on Amazon “Handles everything exceptionally” in their review.
Two people who reviewed the DELL 960 concluded that it was thin. Luis said in his DELL 960 review on Amazon in October this year “The laptop is slim, not too heavy” and scored the product very highly. This month Sj said on Amazon “Performance is great for something so thin and sleek looking” in their review.
One DELL 960 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the DELL 960 was compact. Gcn.com wrote “Small and compact” in their review. One DELL 960 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. In October this year Mr. J said “Powerful, long battery life, not heavy, excellent visual”.
One DELL 960 reviewer considered that the DELL 960 was lightweight. Helen Dc gave it a rating of 4 stars and she said on Amazon in October “The computer has good performance, is relatively light-weight in spite of being 15 inch, has an elegant design”.
Acceptable Noise Level
A number of DELL 960 owners who reviewed this PC thought it was quiet. Seven years ago Goodgearguide.com.au said on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “It will run quietly and it has the latest in hard drive” and gave the product a score of 75 out of 100. Goodgearguide.com.au also mentioned “That its small size and quiet operation make it an ideal unit for a cubicle environment.”.
Good Product Quality
Four customers said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Gn wrote in their review of this PC on Amazon in October “Battery lasts ages during presentations, autocad/rastab/inventor are flying, quality of materials” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Helen Dc she wrote on Amazon “The keys are good quality, although the backlight falls out a bit too quickly when you're not typing”. This year Sj mentioned in their review of this PC “Great quality hardware and when running linux” and gave the DELL 960 an excellent review score.
One customer thought the product was strong and durable. In October Luis wrote on Amazon “The magnesium case feels sturdy and durable” in his review of this PC. One person who reviewed this PC mentioned that it was well made. In October this year Helen Dc wrote on Amazon “Solid windows computer with just a few minor issues” in her review of this PC.
DELL Personal Computers Have Good Reviews
Computers built by DELL have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all PCs (not just computers) and found that DELL also has good reviews across its entire range.
Good Technical Features
One person who bought the product considered that it had good features. Gcn.com mentioned in their review of the DELL 960 “Good performance, excellent security and green features”.
Just Released Five Months Ago
DELL only released the 960 five months ago. Newer PCs like this one are likely to use better technology.
2 Reasons Against
A Bit Expensive
Several customers who bought it agreed that it was not a bargain for the price. Barry mentioned in October “Dell should really have an accessible option to deal with this problem, so that side of an otherwise good computer is very frustrating having to work around” in his review of this PC and gave the product a score of 60 out of 100. Gcn.com mentioned in their review “Not cheap”.
A few DELL 960 reviewers who bought the product concluded that it was not cheap. Helen Dc mentioned this month “Other companies insist on putting expensive antivirus software on their machines that is difficult to uninstall, especially since there are so many cheaper alternative options” . Jang Man wrote on Amazon “There are many with this overpriced Dell machine”.
One DELL 960 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was not good value for money. Jang Man said this year “Bad quality for that price range” .
One DELL 960 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was not good in terms of USB connections. Jang Man wrote in their review on Amazon “Unreliable USB 3 ports”.
One customer who purchased it said that it was not ethernet compatible. A Reviewer wrote in October “The most obvious is the lack of a wired Ethernet connection” in their review however despite that they scored the product very highly.
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Good performance, excellent security and green features
Small and compact
Light on preinstalled software
Lots of ports for its size
Minimal expansion capability
HDD could be bigger
Cramped internals will make adding components difficult