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DELL Inspiron 3847
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DELL Inspiron 3847 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.2GHz 12GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.2GHz 12GB Jul 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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Dell Inspiron 3847 review
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

Medium processor core personal computers produced by DELL have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all personal computers (not just medium processor core personal computers) and found that DELL also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of personal computers of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 3847 is 32GB, the biggest is 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 710GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 3847 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other computers of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 3847.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that came out more than two years ago range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average internal memory is 7.5GB. With an internal memory of 12 gigabytes, the Inspiron 3847 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst comparable spec PCs of this age.

If you are looking for a personal computer with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Asus M32AD[plb_2702522_price] (16GB).

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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 medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many desktop computers of this age and type.

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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 the most commonly found cabling technology on PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

The DELL Inspiron 3847 is a six USB 2.0 port computer. Most of the other personal computers that were released more than two years ago have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports.

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Two 5.25" Bays

The Inspiron 3847 is a two 5.25" bay computer. Most of the other comparable spec PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and two 5.25" bays.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the DELL Inspiron 3847 is more than most comparable spec personal computers that were released around the same time as it. This personal computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by comparable spec personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 3847.

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Has One Cable Included

The number of included cables found on the Inspiron 3847 is more than most computers of a comparable spec and age to it. This desktop computer has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 3847.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

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

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11 Reasons Against

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

The DELL Inspiron 3847 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port computer. Most of the other computers of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 3847 have between one and eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Inspiron 3847 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,100 megahertz) amongst PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 is 3,200MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is typical of many similar spec personal computers that were released more than two years ago. 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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Only Supports Eight Compatible Memory Cards

The number of compatible memory card supported by the Inspiron 3847 is more than most personal computers of this spec and age. This DELL PC supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the Inspiron 3847. The compatible memory cards "Memory Stick (MS)", "MMC", "MMC+", "MS PRO", "SDHC", "SDXC" and "xD" are also supported by this PC.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 1GB, the biggest is 2GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.4GB. At only 1.024 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 3847 has a very small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 3847.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the DELL Inspiron 3847 is more than most medium processor core personal computers that came out more than two years ago. The most frequently found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this DELL computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this desktop computer.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Inspiron 3847 is a two USB 3.0 port personal computer.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The DELL Inspiron 3847 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other desktop computers that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 3847. The smallest maximum internal memory of computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 is 2GB and the biggest is 260GB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the desktop computers that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.8MB. The Inspiron 3847 has a quite small processor cache (only 6 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Inspiron 3847 is a four processor thread desktop computer.

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Only One PCI Express X16 Slot

The Inspiron 3847 is a one PCI Express x16 slot computer. Most of the other comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to the Inspiron 3847 have between one and two PCI Express x16 slots.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 3847

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when DELL released the Inspiron 3847.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.2 gigahertz, the Inspiron 3847 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 3847.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 3847 has a fairly standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 3847.

If you would prefer a bigger hard drive capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo P300 Tower[plb_2501444_price] (2TB).

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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
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
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
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
Operating System Language
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 Type
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Rapid Start 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
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
Drivers Included
Manual
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
AC Adapter Included
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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i38472311, dell i38472311b, dell i38472311bk
Barcodes 00788679078215, 00809393890096, 00884116145578, 00884116167594

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