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Dell Dimension 4700

Dell Dimension 4700
alaScore 80

22 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the value for money, but some have doubts about the usability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell Dimension 4700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 22 reviews)

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Dell Dimension 4700

 

Artwork: Rick Rizner, John Goddard

P4 3GHz processor, 512MB DDR400 RAM desktop PC

Expert review by:

Dell Dimension 4700

 

The Dell Dimension 4700 is a fine performer that is scalable enough to last most small-business or home users well into the future. It also makes a good base computer that can grow with a student through high school or college years. To get it at this...

Peppy processor in a low-price machine. PCI-Express x16 slot. Large 17-inch LCD monitor is welcome at this price

Low-end graphics. No DVD writer

The Dell Dimension 4700 caters to both home and business users, with a wide range of features and a low price.

Consumer review by:

DELL DIMINSION 4700 ”

 

I HAVE OWNED MY DELL DIMINSION FOR OVER 6 YEARS AND IT IS ONE OF THE BEST INVESTMENTS THAT I EVER MADE.  IF IT WERE TO BREAK DOWN I WOULD GO RIGHT OUT AND PURCHASE ANOTHER ONE.  I NEVER THOUHT I WOULD EVER PURCHASE SOMETHING I WAS SO HAPPY WITH.  I...

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wow dell is awesum ”

 

i purchased a dell 4700c dimension it has been the best computer yet. i would recommend this computer to anyone that wants the best out there. is alittle bit more pricey but well worth the price, u get alot of computer for the price, and dell is a well...

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awesome home computer!!! ”

 

I am so glad i chose to get a dell. "dude...i got a dell!" i had a gateway before, and it always gave me problems. i have had almost no problems with my dell.

Expert review by:

Dell Dimension 4700

 

Dell's new mainstream Dimension 4700 is an affordable, forward-looking PC that's well suited for the home or the small office.

Intel 915G chipset offers many architectural improvements ; New integrated Intel graphics deliver acceptable frame rates ; Open 16X PCIe slot allows for addition of a graphics card ; Excellent 17-inch LCD

Onboard graphics chip leeches system memory ; Only one graphics card offered ; Case can't accommodate a media-card reader

Editor's note: Other models in CNET Labs' benchmark tests may not be available locally.

Expert review by:

Dell Dimension 4700 (Pentium 4 Processor 530 3GHz, 512MB RAM)

 

Dell's affordable new Dimension 4700 is a competent midrange PC that boasts the latest Intel technology.

The Intel 915G chipset offers many architectural improvements; new integrated Intel graphics deliver acceptable frame rates; open 16X PCIe slot allows for addition of a graphics card; excellent 17-inch LCD

Onboard graphics chip leeches system memory; only one graphics card offered; case can't accommodate a media-card reader

Dell's new mainstream Dimension 4700 is an affordable, forward-looking PC that's well suited for the home or the small office.

Expert review by:

Dell Dimension 4700

 

Dell's new mainstream Dimension 4700 is an affordable, forward-looking PC that's well suited for the home or the small office.

Consumer review by:

Dell Dimension 4700

 

This is a exellent computer, and its fast and reliable with no negative issues yet.

fast, reliable, and affordable

its kind of bulky

Consumer review by:

Dell Dimension 4700

 

ok first of all your computer only needs a reinstall if you have virius, its not the computer it YOU! SECOND IF YOU BUY A COMPUTER WITH A SMALL AMOUNT OF RAM AND HARD DRIVE STORAGE SPACE DONT COMPLAIN! i have had mine for about 3 years and added 4gb of...

you can add many upgrades and its vista compatiable with a few upgrades, my computer is really fast and you wont need much to make it a gaming computer

people who dont nothign about computers that leave negitive remarks about problems they caused thereselves! haha

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Product Specifications

The Dimension 4700 is ideal for home and home office users looking for the latest technology and a great entertainment solution at an affordable price. This exceptional system provides home users with enhanced performance for digital video and image editing, music and photography. Powered by the latest generation Intel Processor technology, DDR2 memory and latest range of graphics solutions, the Dimension 4700 is an excellent balance of affordable technology. Eight USB 2.0 ports, 2 of which are in front, connect all your USB peripherals, and two optical drive bays allow for variety for entertainment, creativity, work, and play.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Micro tower/Mini tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Micro tower/Mini tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Micro tower/Mini tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Micro tower/Mini tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB
Per Processor Size:1MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:16.7in/16.8in
Height:14.5in
Weight:22.9lbs
Width:7.2in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Type:LCD display/None.
Widescreen Display: No

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Dell
Model:4700
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Dimension

Mainboard

Chipset Type:Intel 915G Express
Data Bus Speed:800MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Midnight gray

Modem

Type: None

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:48x/48x (CD)
Rewrite Speed:32x
Type:CD-RW/CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo
Write Speed:48x

Optical Storage (2nd)

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 16x (DVD)

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor

Clock Speed:3GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Processor Number:530
Type:Pentium 4

RAM

Installed Size:512MB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-150

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB/80GB
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon X300 SE/Intel GMA 900
Interface Type:PCI Express x16
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