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Dell Inspiron 537s

Dell Inspiron 537s
alaScore 81

2 reviews

Jul, 2014

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Dell Inspiron 537s

 

The latest addition to Dell's Inspiron line is also its smallest. The new 537s ($658 direct, $858 with 20-inch widescreen monitor) is one compact desktop. It's also one of the less expensive models out there to feature a discrete graphics card with...

Compact form factor. Customizable faceplates. No bloatware. HDMI output. 15-month McAfee Security Center subscription

Little internal expansion room. No FireWire or eSATA ports. 3D discrete graphics card is low performing. Graphics card is HD-capable, but no Blu-ray option. 250W power supply limits expansion options

It's always a balancing act for PCs in the sub-$1,000 price range, and Dell's Inspiron 537s is a good example. It features a discrete graphics, but pays for it with a lower-performing CPU.

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Dell Inspiron 537s

 

The Dell Inspiron 537s is a handsome slimline PC for space-strapped users, but its overall performance doesn't measure up for demanding applications or 3D games.

Good-looking exterior, with eight color choices; compact design; HDMI port

Unexceptional productivity, 3D-gaming performance; limited upgrade potential; no Gigabit Ethernet

The Inspiron 537s's appeal lies in its good looks and diminutive size, not in its productivity or 3D-gaming performance. That said, the system should be more than capable of handling light home and entertainment tasks. If your computing needs are...

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