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Dell Dimension 4550 series (for home)

Dell Dimension 4550 series (for home)
alaScore 78

37 reviews

Sep, 2014

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Dell Dell Dimension 4550

 

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

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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.

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Dell Dimension 4550

 
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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 alot.like being dropped to even getting wet.it still worked.it was an awesome computer.i still think dell is a...

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4550 rev. ”

 

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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

Depth:17.6in
Height:16.7in
Weight:24.9lbs
Width:7.1in

Display (Projector)

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

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:France
Localization:French
Manufacturer:Dell
Model:4550
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Dimension

Mainboard

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

Miscellaneous

Color:Midnight gray

Modem

Type: None

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:48x
Rewrite Speed:24x
Type:CD-RW
Write Speed:48x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition SP1

Processor

Clock Speed:2.53GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Type:Pentium 4
Upgradability:Upgradable

RAM

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

System

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
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