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DELL Precision 470

DELL Precision 470
alaScore 86

56 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 reviews of DELL Precision 470. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and usability are also appreciated.

price, usability, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the DELL Precision 470 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for DELL Precision 470

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of DELL Precision 470 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the price, whereas there are some negative reviews about the design.

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

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Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for DELL Precision 470

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of DELL Precision 470 from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com. People really like the usability and size. The reliability and price also get good feedback.

price, reliability, size, usability

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell Precision 380 Workstation, Ultra Powerful 3.0GHz Intel Pentium CPU, 2GB DDR2 High Performance Interlaced Memory, Super Fast 160 GB 7200 RPM SATA Dell Precision 380 Workstation, Ultra Powerful 3.0GHz Intel Pentium CPU, 2GB DDR2 High Performance Interlaced Memory, Super Fast 160 GB 7200 RPM SATA

Dec, 2017

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Matthew Murray (pcmag.com)

Dell Vostro 470

 

Business systems are often defined not just by how quickly they complete their assigned tasks, but how quickly the systems themselves get to market. For that reason, the Dell Vostro 470 deserves some significant plaudits: This is one of the first...

Up-to-date hardware. Strong performance across applications. Fairly expandable

Default warranty covers only one year

The Dell Vostro 470 delivers fine performance and a robust-enough feature set to be your go-to sub-$1,000 business PC of choice.

Aug, 2012

BUSINESS READY!

Expert review by: Matthew Elliott (computershopper.com)

Dell Vostro 470

 

It may look like a basic-black tower desktop, but not all basic-black PCs are created equal. For small businesses buying PCs they'll need to rely upon every day, sometimes the services and policies behind the hardware matter just as much as the box...

Competitive application performance ; Basic black design will not offend ; Toolless chassis

Standard warranty lasts only one year ; Bundled keyboard and mouse are subpar

A simple and functional design, strong performance, and useful support options make the Dell Vostro 470 a good fit for small businesses.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: ioski (walmart.com)

Just what I expected..

 

good refurbished product.

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Hampster (walmart.com)

Why I did not try a refurb before is beyond me.

 

Works great, looks good, great for gaming...just wish it were a tad faster, but beats the heck out of what I had before.

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: Mountainmanwv (walmart.com)

Well, it's not as fast as I thought it would be.

 

I needed win 8.1 also. I didn't catch that part. I'm Adding graphics card also. Although it seems like a lot for the price though.

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: WeirdHarold (costco.com)

Good computer, good price

 

Fortunately, I didn't read the negative review or I might not have bought the computer. My wife needed a replacement for her 8 year old Dell XP computer. The Dell 660 looked like a lot of computer for the money. Windows 8 has a learning curve; it's...

a lot of computer for the money

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Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Anonymous (costco.com)

Worst computer experience possible

 

We are so relieved to have taken this computer back to the store. After spending 5 hours on the phone to Dell, Microsoft, and our Internet/e-mail server, we learned that Windows 8 does not support our pop3 e-mail server. The Dell rep in India spent two...

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Debbie (rakuten.com)

Debbie

 

Excellent product, packaged well for shipping and a great value.

Consumer review by: thomas ringman (rakuten.com)

thomas ringman

 

everything installed well. looked like new. all was explained to a tee. would buy here again. good price. thank you.

Consumer review by: Bryan Smith (rakuten.com)

Bryan Smith

 

Ordered the refurb'd Dell 745. Machine looks brand new, it came with everything promised. nice to get a computer with the latest version of software on it Win7 pro for this price. I've always had good luck with Dell's, so let's hope it continues!

Product Specifications

Certificates

Certification:CECP, WEEE
Energy Star certified:No / Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Cable lock slot: Yes
Chassis type:Desktop / Mini Tower / Tower
Color of product:Black
Number of 3.5" bays:2 / 3
Number of 5.25" bays:2
Placement supported:Vertical
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:275 / 350 / 460
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60 / 50-60 / 50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240 / 100-240 / 115 - 230

Expansion Slots

Mini PCI Express slots:1
PCI Express x1 slots:1 / 3
PCI Express x16 slots:1 / 2
PCI slots:1

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024 / 1536 / 2048
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 7470 / AMD Radeon HD 7570 / AMD Radeon HD 7770 / No / NVIDIA GeForce GT 620 / NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3 / GDDR5
Graphics adapter HDMI ports quantity:1
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Graphics adapter VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.024
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
NVIDIA G-SYNC:N
NVIDIA GameWorks VR:N
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650 / 850
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x102 / 0x152 / 0x162
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 2000 / Intel HD Graphics 2500 / Intel HD Graphics 4000

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 32 / 4 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout:1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 2 + 2 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 2 + 2 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2x DIMM / 4x DIMM
Non-ECC: Yes

Networking

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0 LE
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 100,1000
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:-598.4 - 420000
Operating altitude:-598.4 - 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):-10 - 45
Storage temperature range (T-T):-10 - 45

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / DVD±RW
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Audio Input:3
BIOS password: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7 / Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit)\nWindows 7 Professional SP1 (64-bit) / Windows 8 (64-bit)\nWindows 8 Pro (64-bit)\nWindows 7 Home Premium (32/64-bit)\nWindows 7 Professional (32/64-bit)\nWindows 7 Ultimate (32/64-bit)
Compliance industry standards:802.3, 802.3u, 802.11b/g/n / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Cooling type:Active
Copper ethernet cabling technology:1000BASE-T, 1000BASE-TX, 100BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 10BASE-T / 1000BASE-T, 100BASE-T, 10BASE-T
Dimensions (WxDxH):6.89 x 14.2 x 15.7 / 6.89 x 16.4 x 14.2
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
External drive bays:1 / 1 x 3.5", 2 x 5.25" / 2 / 3
Graphics adapter family:AMD, Intel / ATI, Intel / Intel / Intel, NVIDIA
HDMI: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x / VT-x,VT-d
Internal drive bays:2 / 2 x 3.5"
Mac compatibility: No
Maximum hard drive capacity:2000
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Minimum hard disk space:2000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Platform:PC
Plug and Play: Yes
Power supply type:AC / AC/DC
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Speakers: Yes
Speakers manufacturer:Dell
USB connector type:USB Type-A
Weight:20.3 / 20.6 / 20.7 / 20304.6
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: No
AC adapter included:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Bundled software:Microsoft Office Trial\nAntivirus Trend Micro / Office Starter / Office Starter\nDataSafe Online\nDell Backup and Recovery Manager
Cables included:AC
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Display brightness:250
Display Diagonal:18.5 / 20
Display included:No / Yes
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1600 x 900
Display Type:LED
Drivers included: Yes
Keyboard supplied:No / Yes
Manual: Yes
Mouse included:No / Yes
Numeric keypad: No
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N
Viewing angle, horizontal:170
Viewing angle, vertical:160
Windows keys:No / Yes

Performance

Audio output channels:7.1
Audio system:HD / HDA
Chipset:Intel H77 Express / Intel HM77 Express / Intel Q77 Express / Intel QM77 Express
Motherboard chipset:Intel H77 Express / Intel HM77 Express / Intel Q77 Express / Intel QM77 Express
Motherboard form factor:ATX
Password protection:Y
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack:No / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1 / 2
DVI port:No / Yes
eSATA ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 2
Headphone outputs:1 / 2
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:2
S/PDIF out port: Yes
Serial ports quantity:1
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4 / 6 / 8
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3 / 4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power supply:275 / 350 / 460
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60 / 50-60 / 50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240 / 100-240 / 115 - 230

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:N / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):31 / 32 / 34
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1333/1600 / DDR3-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:i5-2400 / i5-3450 / i5-3470 / i5-3570 / i7-3770
Processor boost frequency:3.4 / 3.5 / 3.6 / 3.8 / 3.9
Processor cache:1, 6 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-3xxx / Intel Core i7-3xxx
Processor frequency:3.1 / 3.2 / 3.4
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor model:i5-2400 / i5-3450 / i5-3470 / i5-3570 / i7-3770
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-2400 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-3400 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-3500 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-3700 Desktop series
Processor socket:Socket H2 (LGA 1155)
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:E1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Tcase:67.4 / 72.6
Thermal Design Power (TDP):77 / 95
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:No / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:52207 / 65511 / 65702 / 65719 / 68316
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX / AVX, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
Thermal solution specification:2011D / PCG 2011D

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Linux / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 Pro

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III / Serial ATA, Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5 / 3.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / SATA, Serial ATA II / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:32
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:14.2 / 15.7 / 16.4
Height:14.2 / 15.7
Weight:20.3 / 20.6 / 20.7
Width:6.89