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DELL Inspiron 3646 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.41GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

2 Intel Celeron 2.41GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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Sleek space-saver: Streamline your space with a desktop that's easy on the eyes. The attractive design with a smooth black surface fits in nicely anywhere in your home. It also frees up desk space... More
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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

Personal computers manufactured by DELL are some of the better personal computers according to average reviews from experts and owners.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many personal computers of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 688 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 3646 has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst few processor core computers of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec computers that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 3646 is 200MHz and the fastest is 800MHz.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has L3 and L2 processor cache levels, which is typical of many few processor core computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Inspiron 3646 has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than most personal computers that have been around for a similar time to it. Most few processor core computers that came out around the same time as it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type.

This desktop computer's internal memory type (DDR3L-SDRAM) is actually the best internal memory type amongst all similar spec computers that have been available for more than two years.

The worst internal memory type across similar types of desktop computer is DDR3-SDRAM.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the Inspiron 3646 is more than most computers of a comparable age and spec to it. This computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 3646.

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Has One Cable Included

The number of included cables found on the Inspiron 3646 is more than most few processor core computers that were launched around the same time as it. This desktop computer has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 3646.

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Narrow

At only 101.6 millimeters, the DELL Inspiron 3646 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other computers of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 3646. The widths of similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 3646 range from 3.4mm to 390mm, and the average width is 180mm.

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15 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the personal computers of this type and age the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 792 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 3646 has a very slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and spec.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The DELL Inspiron 3646 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port personal computer. Most of the other computers that were launched more than two years ago have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most desktop computers that were released more than two years ago have two displays supported by on-board grap, including the DELL Inspiron 3646 which has two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Quite Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

The smallest max internal memory supported processor of similar spec computers that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 3646 is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 29GB. The Inspiron 3646 has one of the smallest max internal memory supported processors (only 8 gigabytes) amongst desktop computers of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 2.41 gigahertz, the Inspiron 3646 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were launched more than two years ago. The slowest processor clock speed of computers of this age and type is 1GHz, the fastest is 3.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.9GHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on computers of a similar spec and age to it. 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.

Computers with a faster storage speed that might also be worth looking at include the Shuttle DSA2LS (£148.75) (Flash).

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the Inspiron 3646's processor cache is one of the smallest amongst computers that have been available for more than two years. The smallest processor cache of few processor core computers that were released more than two years ago is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB.

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Only Supports Eight Compatible Memory Cards

The DELL Inspiron 3646 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most few processor core computers that are a comparable age to it. This desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by computers that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 3646. The compatible memory cards "Memory Stick (MS)", "MMC", "MMC+", "MS PRO", "SDHC", "SDXC" and "xD" are also supported by this computer.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the Inspiron 3646 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most few processor core computers that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 3646 have between one and three processor threads, including the DELL Inspiron 3646 which has two processor threads.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 3646 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 3646. The maximum internal memory of personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 3646 range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 16GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.58 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 3646 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other computers of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 3646. The maximum turbo frequencies of computers that are a similar age to the Inspiron 3646 range from 1.8GHz to 5GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.3GHz.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The Inspiron 3646 has a greater number of memory slots than most PCs of this type and age. This desktop computer has a 1x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 3646.

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Only One 3.5" Bay

Most computers that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 3646 have between one and five 3.5" bays, including the DELL Inspiron 3646 which has one 3.5" bay.

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Only One 5.25" Bay

Most few processor core computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 3646 have one 5.25" bay, including the Inspiron 3646 which has one 5.25" bay.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 3646

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 3646 over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 3646 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 3646.

If this personal computer total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP ProDesk 400 G1 (£402.00) (1TB).

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 3646 has a fairly standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other computers of this type and age.

If this DELL personal computer hard drive capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP ProDesk 400 G1 (£402.00) (1TB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 3646 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 3646.

If this DELL personal computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 Mini (8GB), or the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 (8GB).

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Specification

Features
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
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Ergonomics
Memory
Internal 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
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Operating System Language
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
5.25" Bay
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Performance
Audio Output Channel
Audio System
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Physical Address Extension (PAE)
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Processor Code
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor ARK ID
Display
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
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
Manual
Cable Included
Display Included
AC Adapter
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

Expert Reviews

(2)
26 January 2015

This Inspiron desktop is wonderfully affordable and super-slim, but its performance woes and scanty expandability and connectivity weigh it down and ultimately sink it. Read More?...

13 November 2014

The Dell Inspiron Small Desktop 3000 Series is a very inexpensive desktop PC offering built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in a space-saving chassis. But it comes up short on performance and expandability...

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 9 October 2014 by Bryan G.
(Verified Purchase)

Wiiped the hard drive and installed Red Hat Enterprise Linux (for work), which works fine as long you play with BIOS/UEFI settings...

Inexpensive
Quiet
Seems well constructed
Fine for email, web browsing and watching videos and movies
On board wireless, usually an extra on desktop units
Limited upgrade options, look elsewhere for that
You're basically looking at laptop components in
A small desktop form factor. Makes sense for the
Manufacturer but leaves little room for upgrading
I was afraid of windows 8 since I hate it on my laptop but the windows 8.1 on this is so much easier to use so not really the con I expected
Reviewed 25 December 2014 by Margie A.
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this for my office and at the same time, bought a much more upgraded system for home. The more expensive pc started getting blue screens from day one. I returned it and am seriously... Read more…

Reviewed 8 October 2014 by Jason B.
(Verified Purchase)

Don't listen to the negative nanny. Installed Windows 7 with no problems. Had a little time of finding Win 7 driver for wireless card. For the price you can't beat it...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 241ghz4, dell 241ghz4g, dell 241ghz4gb
Barcodes 00123690982521, 00785123010951, 00884116147145

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