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Dell Vostro 230 MT

Dell Vostro 230 MT
alaScore 80

34 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Dell Vostro 230 MT. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell Vostro 230 MT is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Joe Osborne (

Dell Vostro 230 Mini


The Dell Vostro 230 Mini is a slim business-grade desktop PC with a 2.93GHz Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 processor and optional 22-inch wide screen E2211H flat panel monitor.

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Jun, 2011

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I rececently received the Vostro 230 Desktop computer as a gift for my birthday. I love this computer.It comes with windows 7 which is so easy to use. It's easy to surf the net with it there no issues of freezing and it works like a charm. The best...

Mar, 2011

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Great computer ”


This is a really great computer to have, the size is smaller than some bulky computers that just get in the way. It holds a ton of pictures and important files, mine is loaded with them. It runs quickly and precisely. I have never had any problems out...

Mar, 2011

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Dell does everything I need in a home office computer. ”


I needed a computer that I could dedicate 100% to my home business, and would not have all the trial software with a million different expiration dates that I did not want in the first place. It needed to be fast, have tons of memory and be able to...

Feb, 2011

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Laptop ”



Jan, 2011

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Decent computer def a good buy ”


This Dell Vostro 230 is a normal ordinary Joe. It'is decent for the price and if given the circumstances I would defeinitely buy it again. The processor is perfect for basic computing and performing simple tasks such as Youtube, word processing,...

Jan, 2011

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Not the best ”

Jan, 2011

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dell vostro is great! ”


i currently don't have one but when i did i tell it was great and it easily adjusted to my needs Its amazing how much desktops have changed since 2001. I got the vostro 230 with 21.5'' 1080p monitor and core 2 duo 2.93ghz for $429. The desktop ...

Jan, 2011

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Dell desktop computer is wonderful ”


I love my Dell computer.  It is not slow like my other computer.  At least, not yet!  I really can't say enough about it except that it out performs many other computers that I have used.

Dec, 2010

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Great product! ”


I purchased this PC desktop one year ago. It came in a large box and was maintained well by the shipping vendors, which made me feel great. It has been quiet for years and I hardly felt it running even though I was sleeping just beside the desktop. It...

Dec, 2010

Product Specifications


Chassis type:Mini Tower
Color of product:Black

Energy Management

Power supply:300
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1
PCI slots:2


Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel GMA X4500 / Intel X4500
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes


Internal memory:2 / 3
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2
Memory slots:2x DIMM


Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD-RW

Other Features

Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Drive bays:3x 3.5", 2x 5.25"
External drive bays:2 x 5.25", 1 x 3.5" / 2x 5.25", 1x 3.5"
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Internal drive bays:2 x 3.5" / 2x 3.5"
Mac compatibility: No
Networking features:10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN / Gigabit Ethernet
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power Requirements:115-230V / 115/230 V AC, 50/60 Hz
Power supply type:AC
TV tuner integrated: No

Packaging Content

Display included: No
Handheld remote control: No


Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1 / 2
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:2
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:6 / 8
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power supply:300
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60


Bus type:FSB
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):11 / 12.5 / 13.5
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Number of Processing Die Transistors:228
Number of processors installed:1
Processing die size:82
Processor:E3300 / E5400 / E6500 / E7500
Processor cache:1 / 2 / 3
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Wolfdale
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Core™2 Duo / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:2.5 / 2.7 / 2.93
Processor front side bus:1066 / 800
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:E3300 / E5400 / E6500 / E7500
Processor operating modes:32-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor E3000 series for Desktop / Intel Core 2 Duo E7000 series / Intel Pentium E5000 series for Desktop / Intel Pentium E6000 series for Desktop
Processor socket:Socket T (LGA 775)
Processor threads:2
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45, 65 / 65

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
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: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / 2 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:36503 / 40478 / 42771 / 42805
Processor code:SLB9Z / SLGH7 / SLGU4
Processor package size:37.5
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional


Card reader integrated: Yes
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 250 / 320

Weight & Dimensions