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DELL Inspiron 3847
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DELL Inspiron 3847 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.2GHz 8GB Apr 2016
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Increase your storage and your possibilities. With powerful processors and graphics, this expandable desktop packs big performance in a compact design. The best Windows ever meets the best Dell... More
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7 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that came out around the same time as it.

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DELL Has Good Personal Computer Reviews

DELL has good average ratings for its medium processor cores computers as well as across its entire desktop computer range compared to other brands.

3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as it.

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

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

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Supports One Placement Supported

The Inspiron 3847 has a greater number of placements than most new medium processor cores computers. This desktop computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most commonly supported placement supported supported by medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on recently released comparable spec computers.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

With a memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) of only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Inspiron 3847 has one of the slower memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s amongst similar spec PCs of this age. Personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 3847 have memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s of between 21GB/s and 77GB/s.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 range from 8GB to 1.6TB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 110GB. The Inspiron 3847 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other newly released personal computers.

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

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

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that came out around the same time as it.

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Only 4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

The Inspiron 3847 supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version which is better than most new personal computers. Most medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to it support a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version. Across all medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 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 DELL Inspiron 3847 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to it. This computer supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards supported by personal computers that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 3847. The compatible memory cardss "SDHC", "SDXC", "Memory Stick (MS)", "MS PRO", "MMC", "MMC+" and "xD" are also supported by this DELL desktop computer.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec PCs that were released in the last year is 1GB and the biggest is 64GB. The Inspiron 3847 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.024 gigabytes) compared to most of the other new PCs.

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Only DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The DELL Inspiron 3847 has a newer internal memory type than most medium processor cores computers that were released in the last year. This DELL personal computer has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, whereas most new comparable spec computers have a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type.

A DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type is in fact the worst internal memory type amongst all personal computers that have been on the market for the last year.

A DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type is the best internal memory type across comparable types of computer.

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Very Low System Bus Rate

At only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the Inspiron 3847 has a fairly low system bus rate compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847. The system bus rates of medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s, and the average system bus rate is 7.2GT/s.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 3847

Released Ten Months Ago

This DELL computer was released ten months ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the Inspiron 3847 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 3847 has a relatively typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other new medium processor cores computers.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 3847 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other new similar spec desktop computers.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 3847 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for the last year.

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HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage media on desktop 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
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
Non-ECC
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
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
LightScribe
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
Graphics Adapter VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter DVI-I Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter DVI Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter HDMI Ports Quantity
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 Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Optional Operating System Supplied
Pre-Installed Software
Operating System Language
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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 Type
Password Protection
Audio Output Channels
Audio System
Compatible Processor Series
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel 64
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
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
Processor Code
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
Speakers Supplied
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Numeric Keypad
Display Included
Panel Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Full HD
Keyboard Supplied
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Windows Keys
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
Display Type
AC Adapter Included
Display Number of Colours
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i38475078bk
Barcodes 00884116145486, 00884116145509, 00884116145646, 00884116167549, 04053162799479, 05397063523016, 05397063528660, 05397063617227, 05397063669936, 05397063669943, 05397063680313, 05397063686346, 05397063686353, 05397063706631, 05397063709311, 05397063720170, 05397063720194, 05397063729661, 05397063736157, 05397063740987, 05397063741038, 05397063749348, 05397063820313

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