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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many desktop computers of this age and spec.
Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 3847 is 2GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 16GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 3847 has a very big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to the Inspiron 3847.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 3847 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other PCs that have been available for more than a year. The average hard drive capacity of similar spec PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 3847 is 630GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
The smallest total storage capacity of desktop computers of this type and age is 8GB and the biggest is 3TB. 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.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many few processor core PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
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L3 Processor Cache Level
This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on personal computers of this spec and age.
Has One Cable Included
The number of included cables found on the Inspiron 3847 is more than most desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as it. This personal computer has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on personal computers of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 3847.
Two 5.25" Bays
The DELL Inspiron 3847 is a two 5.25" bay computer. Most of the other personal computers of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 3847 have between one and two 5.25" bays.
Two Storage Drives
Most PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 3847 have between 1 and 499 storage drives, including the DELL Inspiron 3847 which has two storage drives.
Supports Eight Compatible Memory Cards
The DELL Inspiron 3847 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most personal computers of this age and type. This PC supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by desktop computers of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 3847. 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 few processor core PCs that have been available 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 few processor core PCs that have been around for more than a year.
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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most few processor core PCs that came out more than a year ago have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Inspiron 3847 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many few processor core PCs that are a comparable age 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.
Only Two Processor Threads
The Inspiron 3847 is a two processor thread personal computer. Most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 3847 have between two and three processor threads.
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
The Inspiron 3847 is a two USB 3.0 port PC. Most of the other computers of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 3847 have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.
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Few processor core PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 3847 have weights of between 140g and 16kg. At 7.9 kilograms, the Inspiron 3847 is quite heavy compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 3847.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when DELL released the Inspiron 3847.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 3.3 gigahertz, the Inspiron 3847 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 3847.
Average Internal Memory
The Inspiron 3847 has a pretty average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other few processor core PCs that came out more than a year ago.
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