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DELL Inspiron 3847 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.1GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.1GHz 8GB Jun 2016
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that were launched in the last year.

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Just Released Eight Months Ago

The Inspiron 3847 was only relased by DELL eight months ago.

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

DELL has good average reviews for its medium processor cores computers as well as across its entire personal computer range.

3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that were launched in the last 12 months.

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

This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many personal computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The number of placements supported by the DELL Inspiron 3847 is more than most latest medium processor cores computers. This desktop computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most frequently supported placement supported supported by medium processor cores computers that were released in the last 12 months.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

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

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This desktop computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many computers that came out around the same time as it.

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15 Reasons Against

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of new medium processor cores computers is 120GB. At only 1 gigabyte, the Inspiron 3847 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 3847.

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Very Slow Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

Across all the medium processor cores computers that have been around for the last year the memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s range from 21GB/s to 77GB/s, and the average memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) is 34GB/s. At only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Inspiron 3847 has a fairly slow memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) compared to most of the other new medium processor cores computers.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 32 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 3847 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 3847. Across all the new medium processor cores computers the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 1.6TB.

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

The DELL Inspiron 3847 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity personal computer.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This desktop computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that came out in the last 12 months.

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Only 4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

The Inspiron 3847 supports a better on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version than most medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to it. This computer supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, whereas most recently released medium processor cores computers support a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version. Across all latest similar spec desktop computers the on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version ranges from 4 (worst) to 4.4 (best).

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Only Supports Eight Compatible Memory Cardss

The number of compatible memory card supported by the DELL Inspiron 3847 is more than most new medium processor cores computers. This personal computer supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards supported by medium processor cores computers that came out in the last 12 months. The compatible memory cardss "SDHC", "SDXC", "Memory Stick (MS)", "MS PRO", "MMC", "MMC+" and "xD" are also supported by this desktop computer.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 3847 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 3847. The smallest maximum internal memory of newly released medium processor cores computers is 4GB and the biggest is 260GB.

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Only DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Inspiron 3847 has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than most computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to it have a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type.

This desktop computer's internal memory type (DDR3-SDRAM) is actually the worst internal memory type amongst all desktop computers that are a similar age to the Inspiron 3847.

Amongst similar types of desktop computer the best internal memory type is DDR4-SDRAM.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

New comparable spec desktop computers have processor caches of between 2MB and 10MB. The DELL Inspiron 3847 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 6 megabytes) amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age.

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

Medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the Inspiron 3847 have memory clock speeds of between 1,600MHz and 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,900MHz. The Inspiron 3847 has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,600 megahertz) amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age.

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Quite Low System Bus Rate

With a system bus rate of only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the Inspiron 3847 has a very low system bus rate compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 3847. The lowest system bus rate of latest medium processor cores computers is 5GT/s, the highest is 8GT/s, and the average system bus rate is 7.2GT/s.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The Inspiron 3847 is a four processor threads desktop computer.

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Only One PCI Express X16 Slots

The Inspiron 3847 is a one PCI Express x16 slots computer.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 3.3 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 3847 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 3847. The average processor boost frequency of computers that are a similar age to the Inspiron 3847 is 3.6GHz.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 3847

Average Processor Frequency

At 3.1 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 3847 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were released in the last year.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 3847 has a fairly typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec personal computers.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 3847 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other latest medium processor cores computers.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 3847 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other PCs that have been on the market for the last year.

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HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as 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.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Voltage Supported by Processor
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Number of QPI Links
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Number of Storage Drives Supported
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
NVIDIA G-SYNC
NVIDIA GameWorks VR
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
CUDA
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 Slots
PCI Express X1 Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Cable Lock Slot
Number of 5.25" Bays
Number of 3.5" Bays
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Password Protection
Audio Output Channels
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Touchscreen
Display Diagonal
Drivers Included
Manual
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Panel Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Full HD
Keyboard Supplied
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
Display Type

Expert Reviews

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Concealed, lockable drive trays
Onboard display is useful
Bundled NovaBackup licenses
24hour HDD exchange for 3 years
Lots of performance for 999
No diskless option
Sluggish performance
Tiredlooking user interface
No USB 3.0 ports
Erratic fan noise

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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