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DELL Inspiron 3847 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.7GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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21 Reasons For

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Desktop Computers

We checked the user and expert reviews of hundreds of personal computers to determine an average rating for each personal computer brand. On average computers produced by DELL have good reviews from users and experts.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to it.

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4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This personal computer supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version on few processor core computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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

Most personal computers of this type and age have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Inspiron 3847 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

Desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 have max internal memory supported processors of between 4GB and 64GB. At 32 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 3847 has a quite big max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847.

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Price Drop of £26.63

In the last 49 days the Inspiron 3847 has dropped in price by £26.63.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Few processor core computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 3847 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.8GHz. At 3.7 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 3847 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 3847.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on similar spec PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Two 5.25" Bays

The DELL Inspiron 3847 is a two 5.25" bay PC. Most of the other similar spec computers that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 have between one and two 5.25" bays.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL Inspiron 3847 is a four USB 3.0 port computer. Most of the other few processor core computers that came out more than a year ago have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Supports Eight Compatible Memory Cards

The number of compatible memory card supported by the DELL Inspiron 3847 is more than most few processor core computers that have been available for a similar time to it. This DELL personal computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847. The compatible memory cards "Memory Stick (MS)", "MMC", "MMC+", "MS PRO", "SDHC", "SDXC" and "xD" are also supported by this desktop computer.

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Two PCI Express X1 Slots

Most personal computers of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 3847 have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots, including the DELL Inspiron 3847 which has two PCI Express x1 slots.

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Two 3.5" Bays

The Inspiron 3847 is a two 3.5" bay desktop computer. Most of the other similar spec desktop computers that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 have between one and four 3.5" bays.

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Four Processor Threads

Most of the other few processor core computers that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 only have between two and three processor threads, however the DELL Inspiron 3847 has four processor threads.

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Supports One Case Placement

The Inspiron 3847 has a greater number of placements than most few processor core computers that came out more than a year ago. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by similar spec personal computers that were released more than a year ago.

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Four USB 2.0 Ports

The Inspiron 3847 is a four USB 2.0 port computer. Most of the other PCs of this age and type have between one and seven USB 2.0 ports.

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Has One Cable Included

The Inspiron 3847 has a greater number of included cables than most computers of a similar age and type to it. This personal computer has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on few processor core computers that were released more than a year ago.

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5.1 Audio Output Channel

This desktop computer has a 5.1 audio output channel, which is typical of many computers of a comparable age and spec to it.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many desktop computers of this age and type.

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4 Reasons Against

Only 48 CUDA Cores

Most desktop computers that came out more than a year ago have between 48 and 2,047 CUDA cores, including the Inspiron 3847 which has 48 CUDA cores.

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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 personal computers of this type and age. 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.

Alternative HDD desktop computers currently available which you might want to look at include the Fujitsu P420 E85+[plb_3331404_price] which is cheaper.

Computers with a faster storage speed that might be worth looking at include the Acer Chromebox CXI[plb_2775942_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the few processor core computers that were released more than a year ago the hard drive capacity range from 320GB to 2TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 3847 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were released one year ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 500GB hard drive capacity personal computers currently available including cheaper PCs such as the HP ProDesk 400 G1[plb_2414768_price].

If this few processor core PC hard drive capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Acer Revo One RL85[plb_3132464_price] (2TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Heavy

The DELL Inspiron 3847 is quite heavy (7.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 3847. The lightest few processor core PC that was launched around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 is 140g heavy, the heaviest is 14kg, and the average weight is 4.3kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 3847

Released Over a Year Ago

This personal computer has been on the market for over a year.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 3847 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 3847.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity computers currently available including the HP ProDesk 400 G1[plb_2896357_price] which is cheaper.

Desktop computers with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Acer Revo One RL85[plb_3132464_price] (2TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 3847 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other PCs of this age and type.

Other 4GB memory personal computers currently available which you might also want to look at include the Acer Chromebox CXI[plb_2775942_price], or the HP ProDesk 400 G1[plb_2896357_price] which is cheaper.

If this personal computer internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP ProDesk 600 G1 SFF[plb_3016284_price] (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Model
Processor Memory Voltage
Processor That Supports ECC
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
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
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter VGA (D-Sub) Port
Graphics Adapter DVI-I Port
Graphics Adapter HDMI Port
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
CUDA
CUDA Core
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Operating System Supplied
Recovery 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
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
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
5.25" Bay
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Water Cooling System
Performance
Password Protection
Audio Output Channel
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Idle States
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
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Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature Range
Non-Operating Altitude
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Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Software Driver Included
Manual
Speaker Included
Cable Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

9 April 2016

Inspiron 3847?Graphic Pro?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Core i5-4460?NVIDIA GeForce 705????????2014?7?31????????????Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64... Read more…

User Reviews

(195)
Reviewed 23 September 2014 by Kevin W.

I have installed a number of these in the past couple of months (purchased elsewhere,) eradicating XP machines. As the previous review stated, there is no Win 7 media, but you will be prompted to... Read more…

Reviewed 27 August 2014 by Edward C.

Not having a Windows 7 key to install a fresh copy of Windows makes this the most worthless Dell I've ever purchased. Sure you can use the recovery partition or the backup utility to reload the... Read more…

Reviewed 13 June 2014 by CASE I.
(Verified Purchase)

I work I.T. for a Tech company. We have over 500 locations nationwide with 2-5 computers per location. I have purchased over 100 of these computers and they have worked great for business! My... Read more…

Reviewed 5 August 2014 by DONALD B.
(Verified Purchase)

Having no PCI-E on the power supply is fine since it's probably too small to run very many dedicated graphics cards) CX-430 replaced this just fine. I wouldn't try making a gaming machine out of... Read more…

Reviewed 9 July 2014 by Nick F.
(Verified Purchase)

I shopped around for a office computer for around a month and decided on this one. It was hard to find a Dell that was equipped with an i5 at a decent price, each other model seemed to sacrifice... Read more…

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