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DELL Inspiron 3847
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DELL Inspiron 3847 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 16GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 16GB Apr 2015
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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. Easy expandability: You ll never be short on... More
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Dell Inspiron 3847 review
Dell Inspiron 3847 PC Unboxing and Setup Intel Core i5 8gb RAM 1TB
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17 Reasons For

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

DELL has good average reviews for its medium processor core personal computers as well as across its entire computer range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

PCs of this spec and age have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 640MHz and 1,300MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the Inspiron 3847 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 3847.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Inspiron 3847 has a fairly fast processor clock speed (3.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other computers of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 3847. The average processor clock speed of medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago is 3.1GHz.

If this computer processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Apple ME253 (3.7GHz).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The DELL Inspiron 3847 has a fairly big internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 3847. Across all the similar spec desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 the internal memory range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average internal memory is 8.3GB.

If this computer internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the HP 440 MT (32GB) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 3847 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 3847. Medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago have hard drive capacity of between 1GB and 3TB.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 4.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz. At 4 gigahertz, the Inspiron 3847 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

The smallest hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 is 8GB and the biggest is 1TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 3847 has a very big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory compared to most of the other similar spec computers that were released one year ago.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on computers of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

The Inspiron 3847 is a six USB 2.0 port personal computer.

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Two 5.25" Bays

Most medium processor core personal computers that came out more than a year ago have between one and three 5.25" bays, including the DELL Inspiron 3847 which has two 5.25" bays.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 3847 is 2MB and the biggest is 10MB. At 8 megabytes, the DELL Inspiron 3847 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 3847.

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Supports Eight Compatible Memory Cards

The Inspiron 3847 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to it. This desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by computers of this type and age. The compatible memory cards "Memory Stick (MS)", "MMC", "MMC+", "MS PRO", "SDHC", "SDXC" and "xD" are also supported by this personal computer.

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Supports One Case Placement

The Inspiron 3847 has a greater number of placements than most medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as it. This DELL PC supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 3847.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly supported discrete graphics memory type on PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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12 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 desktop computer. Most of the other similar spec desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

At only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Inspiron 3847 has a fairly slow max memory bandwidth supported processor compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that came out more than a year ago. The slowest max memory bandwidth supported processor of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 is 10GB/s, the fastest is 68GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 30GB/s.

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Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

Across all the personal computers of this spec and age the max internal memory supported processors range from 2GB to 770GB. With a max internal memory supported processor of only 32 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 3847 has one of the smaller max internal memory supported processors amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core personal computers that have been available for 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.

If the storage speed of this medium processor core desktop computer is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini (SSD).

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of computers of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 3847 range from 1GB to 64GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 4.3GB. The Inspiron 3847 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 1.024 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Inspiron 3847 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) amongst personal computers of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 range from 4.9MB to 8.2GB.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the Inspiron 3847 is more than most desktop computers of a similar type and age to it. The most frequently found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this DELL personal computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this personal computer.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most personal computers of this age and type have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports, including the Inspiron 3847 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of PCs of this age and type is 33GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 260GB. The DELL Inspiron 3847 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 16 gigabytes) amongst PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The memory clock speeds of PCs of this spec and age range from 1,000MHz to 2,400MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,600 megahertz, the Inspiron 3847 has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago.

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Very Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate

The average system bus data transfer rate of comparable spec personal computers that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 3847 is 6GT/s, and the system bus data transfer rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s. At only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the Inspiron 3847 has a fairly low system bus data transfer rate compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 3847.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of computers that were launched more than a year ago range from 2GB to 790GB. The Inspiron 3847 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 32,768 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 3847.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 3847

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the Inspiron 3847.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 3847 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other computers of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 3847.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Asus G20AJ (1TB).

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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
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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Number of Hard Drives Installed
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
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
Pre-Installed Software
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
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
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 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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® 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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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
Numeric Keypad
Display Included
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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