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Dell Inspiron 3646

Dell Inspiron 3646
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Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Dell Inspiron 3646. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Opinions about the usability and size are overall positive.

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On average, users rate this product 100/100 and experts rate this product 60/100.

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Expert review by : John R. Delaney (

Dell Inspiron Small Desktop 3000 Series (3646)


The Dell Inspiron Small Desktop 3000 Series is a very inexpensive desktop PC offering built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in a space-saving chassis. But it comes up short on performance and expandability.

Very affordable. Small footprint. Wi-Fi- and Bluetooth-enabled.

Sluggish performance. Integrated graphics. Limited room for expansion.

Conclusion If you only have $250 in your spending budget and need a basic PC for lightweight computing duty, the Dell Inspiron Small Desktop 3000 Series will fit the bill. Its small chassis makes it a good fit for dorm rooms, small apartments, or any...

Nov, 2014

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Gaming and You tube videos


I bought this pc for my 17 year old son who has a you tube channel for gaming videos. HE LOVES this pc, it is fast, easy to use and can handle everything he has hooked to it. Game capture card, xbox one, video camera and maybe more.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (

dell inspiron desktop


We were looking for a desktop to work our finances on and this is the one we chose. Have not gotten too deep into but it does work the basics for sure

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (

Excellent choice at the price


This computer was a great deal. It came quickly, and was set up and playing games in minutes.

Dec, 2015

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Chassis type:Desktop / SFF / Small Desktop
Color of product:Black
Number of 3.5" bays:1
Number of 5.25" bays:1
Placement supported:Vertical
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:65
Power supply input frequency:100 - 240 / 50 - 60 / 50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240 / 50 - 60

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1


Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350 / 688 / 720
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:896
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1 / 11.2
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 792 / 896
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon R6 / Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:412
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R6 / Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 4600
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3


Internal memory:2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory slots:12x DIMM / 1x DIMM / 1x SO-DIMM / 2x DIMM
Non-ECC: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:-598.4 - 420000 / -600 - 420000
Operating altitude:-598.4 - 120000 / -600 - 120000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 60 / -40 - 65 / -45 - 65
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 60 / -40 - 65 / -45 - 65

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD-RW / DVD±RW
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x / VT-x

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Bundled software:McAfee LiveSafe 1YR
Cables included:AC
Contrast ratio (typical):3000:1
Display brightness:200 / 250
Display Diagonal:18.5 / 19.5
Display included:No / Yes
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display Type:LCD
Drivers included: Yes
Full HD: Yes
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Manual: Yes
Mouse included:N / No / Yes
Touch screen: No
Viewing angle, horizontal:178 / 90
Viewing angle, vertical:178 / 65


Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:HD / HD Audio / Waves MaxxAudio
Chipset:Intel H81
Compatible processor series:AMD A, AMD FX
Motherboard chipset:Intel H81
Password protection:BIOS / Y
Password protection type:BIOS
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1 / 2
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power supply:65
Power supply input frequency:100 - 240 / 50 - 60 / 50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240 / 50 - 60


Bus type:DMI2
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32 / 8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16 / 4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3 / 25.6 / 34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM,DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.5
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:i5-4460S / J1800 / J2900 / P360
Processor boost frequency:2.58 / 2.66 / 3 / 3.4
Processor cache:1 / 2 / 6
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Bay Trail / Haswell
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / AMD A / Intel Celeron / Intel Pentium J / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.6 / 2.41 / 2.9
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:A8-8600P / i5-4460S / J1800 / J2900
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor J1000 series for Desktop / Intel Core i5-4400 Desktop series / Intel Pentium J2000 series for Desktop
Processor socket:BGA1170 / Socket FP4 / Socket H3 (LGA 1150)
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:B3 / C0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):10 / 15 / 65

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States:No / Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Standard Manageability:N
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI:N
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y
Intel® OS Guard:N / Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:N / Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor ARK ID:78866 / 78868 / 80818
Processor code:SR1QQ / SR1SB / SR1SD
Processor package size:25 / 37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:No / Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2013C


Bundled software:McAfee LiveSafe 1YR
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Linux / Windows 10 Home / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 Pro / Windows 8.1 with Bing
Operating System Language:English / Spanish
Recovery operating system:Windows 8.1 Pro
Trial software:McAfee Common Build, Microsoft Office / McAfee LiveSafe / McAfee LiveSafe, Microsoft Office / Microsoft Office 2013, McAfee Security Center


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MMC+, MS PRO, MSXC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MMC+, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MMC+, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MMC+, MS PRO, SD, SDXC / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MMC+, SD, SDHC, SDXC, xD / MMC, MMC+, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.1 / 15
Height:10.5 / 13.8
Weight:10.8 / 13 / 14.8 / 8.82
Width:4.02 / 6.06