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Dell Dimension 5150C

alaTest has collected and analyzed 272 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the size. The usability also gets good feedback, whereas the reliability and design get negative comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell Dimension 5150C is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 226 user reviews of Dell Dimension 5150C from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on

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81% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Dell Inspiron 2200


The Dell Inspiron 2200 turns out to be a lot of laptop, for not a lot of money.

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Dell Dimension 5150c review


The Dimension 5150c is one of the first PCs to use the Intel Viiv specification, and it makes a good first impression. Its BTX chassis almost achieves the Holy Grail of silent operation. Useless at running games, its Pentium D processor gives it strong...

Attractive case ; 24-inch widescreen TFT ; Quiet operation

Limited internal upgrade space ; Half-height expansion card slots

The speed of the 5150c's optical drive is also questionable. It took approximately 13 minutes to transfer 4GB of data between from a DVD disc and the hard drive -- a fact we attributed to the drive's laptop heritage


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Sempron 2200+ Gaming Processor


Sempron has been the marketing name used by AMD for several different budget desktop CPUs, using several different technologies and CPU socket formats. The Sempron replaced the AMD Duron processor and competes against Intel's Celeron series of...

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Dell Products are great


I had to order a new battery for my laptop. I have had the laptop for 6 years. The battery finally went. I placed the order for a new battery and it was here within a few days. They have great service. It's fast when delivery when you need a product...

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Excellent Battery


This battery is the only way to go

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Great Battery Life


Very long lasting battery. Watched a full DVD movie with over a half hour left of charge


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Dell Dimension 5150c


Had to replace the mouse since it came with a ball pointer. Upgraded the DDR2 RAM to 4GB but that's all I could upgrade due to the lack of space on the inside. The CD-ROM broke after about 6 months and couldn't buy a new one because the model was...

Small and thin, lasted the best part of 6 years

Very loud, Poor upgrade potential, Dell support is minimal, CD-ROM stopped working after 6 months

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Very noisy


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The PC is REALLY noisy, to the extent it HAS to be put on the floor


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Not set up correctly to be sold as a media center