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Dell Dimension 4600 2.8GHz

Dell Dimension 4600 2.8GHz
alaScore 77

156 reviews

Nov, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 156 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the reliability. The price is also appreciated.

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell Dimension 4600 2.8GHz is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Dell Dimension 4600 2.8GHz

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 94 user reviews of Dell Dimension 4600 2.8GHz from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

price, reliability

34% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Desktop-Dell Dimension 4600Dell Dimension 4600 - Micro tower - 1 x P4 2.8 GHz - RAM 512 MB - HD 1 x 40 GB - CD-RW - LAN EN, Fast EN - Win XP Home - Monitor : none

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Dell Dimension 4600

 

Small-business owners are the unsung heroes of the PC industry. While the big corporate accounts can mean large individual orders, it's the mom-and-pop shops that make up the bulk of the PC market.

Low price. Roomy 17-inch LCD is perfect for looking at business documents and saves space compared with a CRT. Fast 2.8-GHz P4 (with HT) means years of useful life

Not much bundled software at this price, nor a DVD burner (which would encourage users to back up their system)

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Dell Dimension 4600

 

A 17-inch LCD and above-average performance distinguish Dell's latest midrange offering, but the graphics performance on this model is mildly disappointing.

This Dimension 4600 carries a solid set of hardware for the price--but its graphics performance was middling.

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Dell Dimension 4600

 

Featuring Intel's new 865 chipset, the Dimension 4600C's case is big on features, though future upgrades are limited.

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Perfect Computer for the beginner.

 

All hardware works great.

This computer need some upgrades

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Dude, I got a dud!

 

Friendly people (offshore) that just say NO when u need help

Poor Quality, Poor Customer Service,

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System seems good...Support....nightmare !!!

 

Very quiet running. Fast processor. So far (2 weeks) no prob

Home systems customer service is offshore

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Dell-the computer from Hell

 

Priced right

Poor quality- tech support from India- on hold forever-

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Love my Dell 4300C

 

No wires running in every direction. Space saving is great

none yet. Love it

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Dell 4300C is great for space keeping

 

Space saving / flat screen great / no wires out the back

dvd tray a little ackward to use - like a lap top.

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DELL - NOT AS GOOD AS YOU THINK

 

Product was delivered on time and was accurate

Hard drive crashed in less than 45 days

Product Specifications

The Dimension 4600 powered by Intel Pentium 4 processors with Hyper-Threading Technology handle multiple productivity and multimedia applications simultaneously. Two front USB 2.0 ports and a headphone jack encourage plug and play, and an additional 6 USB 2.0, serial, and parallel ports in back welcome an assortment of peripherals.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Mini tower
Front Accessible Bays Qty:3
Internal Bays Qty:2
Manufacturer Form Factor:Mini tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Mini tower
Front Accessible Bays Qty:3
Internal Bays Qty:2
Manufacturer Form Factor:Mini tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB
Per Processor Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:16.8in
Height:14.5in
Weight:22.9lbs
Width:7.2in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in/18in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm/45.7cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Type:LCD display
Widescreen Display: No

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:France
Localization:French
Manufacturer:Dell
Model:4600
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Dimension

Mainboard

Chipset Type:Intel 865G/Intel 865PE
Data Bus Speed:533MHz/800MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Midnight gray

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem/None

Networking

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

Optical Storage

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

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor

Clock Speed:2.66GHz/3GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Type:Pentium 4

RAM

Installed Size:512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type:IDE/None

Storage Floppy Drive

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:80GB
Recommended Use:Home use
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB/64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200/NVIDIA GeForce4 MX
Interface Type:AGP 8x
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