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Dell Dimension E310 - P4

Dell Dimension E310 - P4
alaScore 81

33 reviews

Oct, 2014

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Dell Dimension E310

 

Affordable Media Center PC offers data protection.

Affordable and quiet ; includes DataSafe

Slow graphics performance ; limited ports

Editor's Choice!

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Dell Dimension E310

 

Dell considers the Dell Dimension E310 ($929 direct, $746 without monitor) an entry-level entertainment PC. Though a little more expensive than what we consider entry-level, as far as bang for the buck, it's hands down one of the best PCs available....

DataSafe combines active and passive backup methods. 13-in-1 media card reader. Windows Media Center Edition. 15-month antivirus software subscription included

Graphics aren't upgradeable. Limited expandability. Poor 3D scores

The Dell Dimension E310 is an entry-level Media Center PC with the innovative and desperately needed DataSafe backup technology. It won't wow you with looks or performance, but for a reasonable price you get a safe, easy-to-access place to keep the...

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Dell Dimension E310

 

Near-silent operation; 1GB DDR2 memory; Media Center OS

No PCI Express slot for graphics upgrade; no FireWire ports

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GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Everything

No MICROSOFT OFFICE

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Dell Dimension E310 2.8 GHz Intel Pentium 4 521 Desktop Computer

 

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Dell is pretty good ”

 

It is a pretty solid computer for it's price. It is pretty fast and does everything I need it to do. A good working home computer.

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Great Computer and long lasting ”

 

We bought our Dell Demension E310 five years ago. I wanted to make sure that I could get a computer that would allow me to do all that I needed to with my pictures. I was starting to get grandchildren and this multi-media machine was just what I was...

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Dell Desktop E310 makes life easier. ”

 

I have had a Dell Desktop for E310 for years now and it is worth ever penny. The Dell is effecient, attractive, easy to use and makes using a computer less threating. I love my computer and would not change a thing. 

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All of the essensials, but a little slow. ”

 

This computer was very reasonably priced. I expected to see high quality in a Dell, but the more that I used it the slower it seemed. I upgraded the RAM to 1 mg, from crucial, and it then seemed to run at an acceptable speed. I also added a 500 gig...

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I WOULD NOT buy this again! ”

 

I had a Dell computer prior to this Dell computer.  I had spent a close to $2,000 on the first one.  I had problem after problem with it.  The customer service is based in India and it's very hard to understand them. There is a HUGE language barrier...

Product Specifications

The Dimension E310 is an entry-level multimedia PC that balances price and performance, delivering the power you need to help stay productive and stay connected, without a heavy impact on your wallet. With the Intel Pentium 4 processor you can quickly access word processing, spreadsheets, multimedia and other applications. Use the Dimension E310 to manage your household budget, or for the kids homework. With its standard 256MB of Shared memory, the Dimension E310 offers the power and speed you need for everyday computer tasks. The Dimension E310 comes standard with Genuine Windows XP Media Center 2005, making it easy for you to access your files and applications, connect to the Web and handle your day-to-day computer tasks and take total control of all your photos and music. The Dimension E310 can help you get more out of music, DVDs, video and other multimedia. With the easy-to-use Dell Jukebox software, you can listen to CDs and MP3s from your desktop. Upgrade to a CD Burner, and you can buy and download new music online and create your own CDs, or add a DVD drive so you can watch movies. And, you can enhance your multimedia experience further with the Integrated Sound Blaster Audigy Stereo. The Dimension E310 comes ready for high-speed Internet access. Connect it to an existing account, or start a new one and discover the advantages of high-speed Internet. Surf, shop and play games online. Download music and streaming video right to your PC. Stay connected and keep in-touch with friends and family around the world - send e-mail, photos and more. Expand you Media Center PC by adding an optional TV Tuner with remote control and watch live TV on your PC. Great for kids rooms, dorm rooms, offices that double as a spare bedroom and even living rooms.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Micro tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Micro tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Micro tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Micro tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB
Per Processor Size:1MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:17.2in
Height:16.2in
Weight:31.5lbs
Width:7.4in

Display (Projector)

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

Header

Compatibility:PC
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Dell
Model:E310 - P4
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Dimension

Mainboard

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

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:16x/48x (CD) / 16x (DVD)
Type:DVD-ROM

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.8GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Processor Number:521
Type:Pentium 4

RAM

Installed Size:256MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

On-Site Warranty:On-site
Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

RAID Level:RAID 1

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:80GB
OS Certified:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 / Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Recommended Use:Home use
Type:Personal computer

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 900
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