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Dell Dimension 4550 series (for home)

Dell Dimension 4550 series (for home)
alaScore 79

37 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of Dell Dimension 4550 series (for home). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell Dimension 4550 series (for home) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Expert review by : Mick Lockey (

Dell Dell Dimension 4550


Solid, capable, moderate in all things, the Dimension 4550 is the quintessential Dell business PC.

Jan, 2003

Expert review by : Dan Littman (

Dell Dimension 4550


The Dimension 4550 should satisfy bargain hunters, but it would be a better-rounded machine if it had a DVD-ROM drive.

Oct, 2002

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Dell Dimension 4550


Consumer review (

Love this computer ”


This computer was one of my first computers and i loved it.This computer was through so much and still worked.and when i say alot i mean being dropped to even getting still was an awesome computer.i still think dell is a...

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (

4550 rev. ”


Great product, read up about it all night. great for space.

Feb, 2011

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Last Long but hard to customize ”


I bought this computer nine years ago and I am still currently it This is a great computer at that time. The computer still runs fast overall even with windows 7. The problem with this computer is that it is hard to customize the way you want. The...

Feb, 2011

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Good for it's time ”


I owned this computer since 2002 and it is still humming. No issues really. The hard drive did fail several years ago, but Dell replaced it free, and was VERY easy to install. This was a fast computer back in 2002, but now creeps along with all the...

Dec, 2010

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Dell Dimension 4550 is a long lasting desktop! ”


I got my Dell Dimension 4550 back in 2003. It is still running today! I never had any problems until recently when my DVD-R and DVD drives have finally kicked the bucket. I had to upgrade the RAM eventually too to be more compatible with today's...

Sep, 2010

Consumer review (

Dell 4550 is a great desktop computer - hardly ever have problem ”


My dell Demension 4550 desktop far exceeded my expectations and I hardly ever have any technical problems with it. I do need to add more RAM however. It has been a workhorse for me for over 5 years and I cannot expect any other computer to be as...

Mar, 2010

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512MB for Dell Dimension 4550 Memory RAM


Received in a few days and I installed this in my Dimension 4550 and it worked flawlessly as advertised. It worked so well in fact I bought another unit.

Product Specifications

The Dimension line is ideal for home, home office, or small businesses with basic networking needs. With the latest technology and multimedia features, you won't sacrifice power for a cost-effective PC. For those who demand fast performance and up-to-the-minute technology at aggressive prices, Dimension is the way to go. With top-rate performance of Intel Pentium 4 processors Dell Dimension 4550 PCs bring you the speed to battle with power-hungry applications! If you know what you want in your machine, search no further. With such outstanding multimedia performance, you'll see right away that Dell Dimension 4550 is the ideal choice for you. At its heart is the powerful Intel Pentium 4 processor that lets you enjoy everything from the most intensive thrills in the gaming universe to creating your very own home video. As you know, Dell is dedicated to giving you real value - along with the latest technology, of course.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Mini tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Mini tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Mini tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Mini tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB
Per Processor Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Type:LCD display
Widescreen Display: No


Country Kits:France
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Dimension


Chipset Type:Intel 845PE
Data Bus Speed:533MHz


Color:Midnight gray


Type: None


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:48x
Rewrite Speed:24x
Write Speed:48x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition SP1


Clock Speed:2.53GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Type:Pentium 4


Installed Size:512MB
Max Supported Size:1GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:ATA-100

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:30GB
Recommended Use:Home use / Small business
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce4 MX
Interface Type:AGP 4x