The average owner rating of this computer is 80% based on 12 owner reviews.
A few DELL 960 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking. Luis scored it 5 stars and he said in his review of this PC on Amazon “The infinityEdge display look pretty good”. Luis also mentioned “The aesthetics are equally beautiful”. Richard mentioned “The screen is gorgeous - everyone praises”.
One DELL 960 owner who reviewed this PC thought it was smooth. Luis wrote in his review of this PC “The materials used feel really smooth to touch and the magnesium case feels sturdy” .
The 960 is a popular choice of personal computer.
Good Battery Life
Three DELL 960 owners who reviewed this PC reckoned that it had a good battery life. Mr. J said on Amazon “Powerful, long battery life, not heavy, excellent visual” in their review of the DELL 960. Last year Sj mentioned on Amazon “The battery life is phenomenal” and gave it a score of 5 stars.
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Easy to Use
A number of people said in their reviews that the DELL 960 was easy to use. Helen Dc mentioned in her review of the DELL 960 on Amazon “You can see the screen also from an angle away, which is handy when 2 people are looking at the same screen”. Nik said “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 reviewed this PC considered that it was easy to handle. In January last year Gn said “Handles everything exceptionally”.
One DELL 960 reviewer said in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Richard wrote in his review of this PC on Amazon “The keyboard are very nice and comfortable as well and the touch screen is the best out all other laptops I've tries”.
One DELL 960 owner considered that the product had a good experience. Sj scored this PC very highly and wrote “Replace Win10 with Linux for the ultimate computing experience” in their DELL 960 review.
Several people said in their reviews that this PC was thin. Luis mentioned “The laptop is slim, not too heavy” in his review. Sj said on Amazon last year “Performance is great for something so thin and sleek looking” in their DELL 960 review.
One DELL 960 reviewer said in their reviews that it was lightweight. Helen Dc mentioned on Amazon “The computer has good performance, is relatively light-weight in spite of being 15 inch, has an elegant design” in her DELL 960 review.
One DELL 960 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was heavy and bulky. One DELL 960 owner who bought it said that it was compact. Gcn.com mentioned “Small and compact”.
Acceptable Noise Level
Several people agreed that this PC was quiet. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “It will run quietly and it has the latest in hard drive” in their review of this PC. 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 people who reviewed this PC concluded that it was good quality. Gn wrote in their review of this PC on Amazon in January last year “Battery lasts ages during presentations, autocad/rastab/inventor are flying, quality of materials”. Helen Dc said in the same month “The keys are good quality, although the backlight falls out a bit too quickly when you're not typing” . Sj said on Amazon “Great quality hardware and when running linux”.
DELL Has Good Reviews for Its PCs
DELL is one of the superior computer brands according to average expert and user reviews, and DELL also has good reviews for its computers.
One DELL 960 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the DELL 960 was well made. Helen Dc wrote on Amazon “Solid windows computer with just a few minor issues”. One person who bought the product reckoned that it was strong and durable. Luis gave it a score of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this PC “The magnesium case feels sturdy and durable”.
Good Technical Features
One DELL 960 owner said that it had good features. Gcn.com mentioned “Good performance, excellent security and green features”.
2 Reasons Against
A Bit Expensive
A number of people agreed that the DELL 960 was not a bargain for the price. Barry mentioned on Amazon “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. Eight years ago Gcn.com mentioned “Not cheap” in their review of this PC.
A few DELL 960 reviewers who bought this PC reckoned that it was not cheap. Helen Dc said on Amazon “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 said on Amazon “There are many with this overpriced Dell machine” in their review.
One person wrote in their reviews that it was not good value for money. Jang Man said in their review of the DELL 960 last year “Bad quality for that price range” and rated the product 2 stars.
One DELL 960 owner thought it was not ethernet compatible. A Reviewer wrote on Amazon “The most obvious is the lack of a wired Ethernet connection” in their DELL 960 review. One DELL 960 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this PC was not good in terms of USB connections. Jang Man mentioned “Unreliable USB 3 ports” in their review of the DELL 960.
1 Other reason to consider the DELL 960
Released Nine Months Ago
It was nine months ago when DELL released the 960.
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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
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