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Dell OptiPlex 520 GX

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1033 reviews of Dell OptiPlex 520 GX. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and design. The usability and price also get good opinions, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

price, usability, design, size

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell OptiPlex 520 GX is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Dell OptiPlex 520 GX

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 162 user reviews of Dell OptiPlex 520 GX from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the size and design are generally positive. The usability and price also get good views, but there are some negative comments about the reliability.

price, usability, design, size

reliability

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: CHEAP DELL OPTIPLEX PC COMPUTER 500GB HDD 3GB RAM 19" SCREEN WINDOWS 7CHEAP DELL OPTIPLEX PC COMPUTER 500GB HDD 3GB RAM 19" SCREEN WINDOWS 7

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Dell OptiPlex 520 GX

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 166 user reviews of Dell OptiPlex 520 GX from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The reliability and usability also get good views.

price, usability, reliability, size, design

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

This summary is based on the products: Dell GX520 SFF Desktop Computer, Powerful Intel 3.0GHz LGA 775 CPU (800FSB 1MB CPU Cache), Super Fast 1GB Interlaced DDR2 Memory, Extremely Fast VGA Dell GX520 SFF Desktop Computer, Powerful Intel 3.0GHz LGA 775 CPU (800FSB 1MB CPU Cache), Super Fast 1GB Interlaced DDR2 Memory, Extremely Fast VGA

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: WALDO (tigerdirect.com)

GOOD PRICE AND FEATURES BUT LARGE AND AGED

 

GOOD PRICE AND FEATURES PLUS PERFORMANCE RATING BUT WASN'T EXPECTING THIS DELL OPTIPLEX TO BE SO MUCH LARGER AND HEAVIER THAN THE SMALL FORM FACTOR 745 PCs. THIS UNIT WEIGHS APPROX-24 LBs AND IS BULKY IN SIZE. IT'S NOT YOUR AVERAGE SIZE DESKTOP. I ALSO...

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: Bamaguy95 (tigerdirect.com)

Works for what we Need!

 

When arrived the DVD worked but the door had to be opened with a paper clip. Replaced with the one from our old PC and it worked fine. A little disappointed that cannot add a second hard drive since it only has one SATA port on the mother board and...

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: thisplaceisascam (tigerdirect.com)

Do Not Buy

 

bought this tower and the product code it comes with is invalid. I advise no one buy from this place.

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: jaedool (tigerdirect.com)

Perfect for our office

 

We just had 15 of these and really like them. Most of all, we like the cleanness of the machines. It's like a new one. Performance is just what we expected. I could not find any better way to reduce office's budget than getting refurbished desktops....

Sep, 2014

Consumer review by: UINNA (tigerdirect.com)

Just like new!

 

I really sweated before I bought this GX520. I really didn't know if I could trust a refurbished computer. Why not? most problems happen in the first year and this product had 1 year warranty. No problems of any kind. I connected the mouse, keyboard...

Sep, 2014

Consumer review by: SAKA (tigerdirect.com)

Good

 

Out of the box easy to set up,Window 7 HP, great processor speed with a enough hard drive size. Another thing I notice was that the computer was in great condition, almost like brand new. I was just looking for unit that is good for internet and...

Sep, 2014

Consumer review by: PO (tigerdirect.com)

Produce Arived Dead

 

Product arrives with bad hard drive, bad CMOS battery, and the unit continually overheated and shut down. However, it you have time to wait you can email Joy Systems and they will take care of the problem. Do not bother calling, send them an email and...

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: elinvar (tigerdirect.com)

Ichiban!

 

This is a very good computer. All the features work. It has a DVD drive and floppy drive. Good for real work. It does not talk back and stop. Great price! I have three of them now and no problems at all.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: (tigerdirect.com)

just right

 

great machine for simple needsexactly what we were looking forgreat transaction as well.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Marc (tigerdirect.com)

Trouble getting started

 

I think I'm going to like this machine when I finally get the keyboard to work! So far it doesn't recognize the keyboard so I'm stuck. Also, the mouse they provided has the wrong connection so it doesn't work either.

Feb, 2012

Product Specifications

Optical Drive

Optical drives quantity:1

Processor

Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Smithfield
Processor Series:Intel Pentium D 800 series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):95

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):32
Processor ARK ID:27512
Processor package size:37.5

Storage

Number of storage drives installed:1