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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on personal computers of a comparable age and type to it.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 3847 is 100MHz, the fastest is 740MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 310MHz. The Inspiron 3847 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (350 megahertz) amongst similar spec computers of this age.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most computers of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 3847 have between one and five 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.
Fairly Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Across all the desktop computers of this age and spec the max internal memory supported processors range from 4GB to 64GB. With a max internal memory supported processor of 32 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 3847 has a quite big max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other few processor core PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 3847.
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
The DELL Inspiron 3847 has a quite fast processor clock speed (3.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 3847. Desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.8GHz.
If this personal computer processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo S500 SFF (3.7GHz), or the Asus M32AD (3.7GHz).
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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 3847 has a very big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other few processor core PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 3847. The hard drive capacity of few processor core PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 range from 250GB to 2TB.
If this few processor core personal computer hard drive capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Acer Revo One RL85 (2TB) which also has a higher rating.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 3847 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst few processor core PCs of this age. Computers that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 3847 have total storage capacity of between 8GB and 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.
If this few processor core personal computer total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Acer Revo One RL85 (2TB) which also has a higher rating.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
The internal memory of PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 3847 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 3847 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other few processor core PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on personal computers that have been around for a similar time to it.
Has One Cable Included
The Inspiron 3847 has a greater number of included cables than most few processor core PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This computer has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PCs that came out more than a year ago.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on personal computers of this type and age.
Two 5.25" Bays
The Inspiron 3847 is a two 5.25" bay PC. Most of the other personal computers of this age and spec have between one and two 5.25" bays.
Four Processor Threads
The DELL Inspiron 3847 is a four processor thread computer. Most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 3847 only have between two and three processor threads.
Supports Eight Compatible Memory Cards
The DELL Inspiron 3847 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most desktop computers that have been available for more than a year. This personal computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by few processor core PCs that came out more than a year ago. The compatible memory cards "SDHC", "SDXC", "Memory Stick (MS)", "MS PRO", "MMC", "MMC+" and "xD" are also supported by this computer.
5.1 Audio Output Channel
This personal computer has a 5.1 audio output channel, which is typical of many similar spec desktop computers that have been around for more than a year.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this PC is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many computers that are a similar age to it.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many desktop computers of a comparable age and type 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.
Across all the computers that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 3847 the weights range from 140g to 16kg. With a weight of 7.9 kilograms, the Inspiron 3847 is quite heavy compared to most of the other few processor core PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 3847.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this computer was released.
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