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Dell Dimension 5100

Dell Dimension 5100
alaScore 80

22 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Dell Dimension 5100. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, 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 5100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 22 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Expert review by: (

Dell Dimension 5100


The silver and white exterior is significantly different from the old Dell cases. The chassis is easy to get into, with a top-mounted latch popping the side door cleanly off. Once inside, you'll see there are only two slowly turning fans: one large...

Quiet BTX design. Dell Media Experience is like Microsoft Media Center Edition. Digital Media Card slots (finally!)

No FireWire ports. Could use a 17-inch LCD at this price point

The Dell Dimension 5100 will keep general users, budding multimedia mavens, and students happy, all for a sweet price just under $1,000

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (

Dell Dimension 5100


The 5100 we tested gave us our first glimpse of what a BTX form factor system will look like. And, so far, it looks good.

BTX form factor, great airflow

Nothing of note

The fast CPU provided the best application performance in the review, and the new BTX case really does cool the entire system efficiently, although our model had no way for us to control the fan speed.

Jul, 2005

Consumer review by: katalyst45 (

Dell Dimension 5150: Excellent value and speed! ”


I was at college when my Compaq laptop finally bit the dust so I needed a new computer fast since I use a computer daily for many hours.  I visited the Dell website and browsed through their outlet center which had refurbished computers.  Many of them...

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: RYPWyld (

Reliable ”


The Dell Dimension 5150 Personal Computer for the Desktop has been one of the best computer purchases I have ever made.

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: aces4 (

it's a great compter ”


the dell dimenison pc 5150 is for me a great choice in desk top ,i'm not a computer whiz kid ,but have owned this model for a while,i am very happy with it ,it has to many features to list,let's just say ,i would'nt give it up ,no way no how.

Jun, 2010

Product Specifications


DVD Writer:DVD-Writer / No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card:No / Unknown
Video Editing Card:No / Yes
Web Cam: No


Bluetooth: No
TV Output:Unknown
Wireless LAN: No


Aspect Ratio:Not Applicable
True Resolution:Not Applicable

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:Not Applicable
Media Centre Edition: No


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce 6800 / k.A.
OnBoard Graphic Chip:Dedicated GPU


Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:Unknown
Hyper Threading: Yes
Processor:Pentium 4
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:521 / 541