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Dell Vostro 410

Dell Vostro 410
alaScore 83

41 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Dell Vostro 410. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size. The design also gets good views, but there are some negative reviews about the usability.

price, design, size

usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell Vostro 410 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 41 reviews)

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Dell Vostro 410

 

The Vostro 410 scores highly on upgrade potential, performance and value, it's just a pity the energy efficiency is all spin.

Strong performance, Good value for money, Plenty of space for upgrades, If black is your colour, you'll like the design, Lots of USB ports

Wireless Bluetooth keyboard and mouse, Pre-installed Google Toolbar and Desktop, Energy efficiency savings is all spin

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Dell Vostro 410

 

The base model Vostro 410 (which starts at a $599) is a very basic system with 1GB of memory, dual-core processor, 80GB hard drive, Windows XP Home, and relatively anemic ATI Radeon HD 2400 Pro discrete graphics card. The "extreme performance" model I...

Minimal bloatware. Lots of expansion space. Quad-core performance. High-powered 3D. 15-month Internet Security subscription. Windows XP, or XP plus Vista discs to upgrade, are options

One-year warranty. A little pricey. Could be more energy efficient. Included online storage is only one year

The Dell Vostro 410 is a powerful PC for small businesses. A single business user will be happy with the high-end performance, added features, and no bloatware.

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Expert Review

 

Dell expands its business-angled line of desktops with the performance-oriented Vostro 410, which offers a lot of power to match its fringe benefits.

Increased expandability, Good overall performance, Ample support and services included

Slot-based expansion marginal at best

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Dell Vostro 410

 

There's no doubt that Dell's Vostro line-up of PCs is good-looking. The 410, in particular, is black and svelte, with glossy trim and concealed ports....

Standard ATX case, quad-core CPU, four USB ports on the front, looks stylish

Could use more PCI Express slots, runs 667MHz RAM instead of 800MHz, doesn't have eSATA, USB ports are not flush with the front panel and could be awkward to use if the unit is placed at floor level

This PC is worthy of consideration if you want something zippy and good-looking, not to mention easy to maintain and upgrade, for the office.

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Too cool for school, but not the office

 

This PC is worthy of consideration if you want something zippy and good-looking, not to mention easy to maintain and upgrade, for the office.

Standard ATX case, quad-core CPU, four USB ports on the front, looks stylish

Could use more PCI Express slots, runs 667MHz RAM instead of 800MHz, doesn't have eSATA, USB ports are not flush with the front panel and could be awkward to use if the unit is placed at floor level

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Dell Vostro 410

 

Dell claims its Vostro 410 is an energy efficient, high performance PC for small businesses. While Dell's efficiency claims seem to be hot air, the 410 is a sleek, zippy and good value PC.

Strong performance, Good value for money, Plenty of space for upgrades, If black is your colour, you'll like the design, Lots of USB ports

Wireless Bluetooth keyboard and mouse, Pre-installed Google Toolbar and Desktop, Energy efficiency savings is all spin

The Vostro 410 scores highly on upgrade potential, performance and value, it's just a pity the energy efficiency is all spin.

Consumer review by:

Nice System at a Nice Price

 

As an IT professional, this computer is the best tool I have... The price was decent, the power is incredible, and performance is amazing! You will not be dissapointed!

This system has a nice balance of features and price. Q6600, 250GB HD, both Vista and XP, DVD R/W, ATI 3450 and Gigabit NIC. System supports more than 4GB RAM and has 6 SATA ports some with RAID support.

No Spdif header on the Motherboard.

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it's a beast

 

great computer. Just need to see how it holds up over time. Hard drives are definitely the bottle neck - don't get a faster processor. Bought with quad core q6600, 3GB ram, ATI 3450 HD video card (Diamond(tm) card, which registers as 512MB ram, not...

extremely powerful

None really...

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A great buy for those looking forward

 

This unit was replacing a failed PC, so the lack of an IDE port was definitely painful, and it lost 1 star overall for that. The lack of a floppy drive is annoying (for me) but not too bad. If you don't need the IDE or the floppy, buy with confidence!

This has turned out to be a very fast PC with plenty of headroom for the future. When I purchased, XP Pro was included (Yay!), as was a free upgrade to a Q6600 CPU. It arrived in perfect shape despite a crushed corner courtesy of FedEx, and booted up...

With the ammount of expansion bays available (3 CD-ROM drives??), I find it somewhat disappointing that I had to chose between a floppy or a memory card reader. There are certainly enough 3.5" bays available, but only 1 that is externally available....

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Very disappointing

 

As a long time normally satisfied Dell customer I am very disappointed in my experience with this system. I ordered the Vostro 410 with XP, Core Duo, 3 GB of ram and from the moment I set it up I had problems. MS Office, first 2007, then (after...

Product Specifications

Dell Vostro desktop solutions are designed exclusively with features to simplify the technology challenges of small business. Vostro delivers reliable performance.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/6MB
Per Processor Size:2MB/6MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:17.1in
Height:14.3in
Weight:28lbs
Width:6.7in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:20in
Type:None.
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Dell
Model:410
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Vostro

Mainboard

Chipset Type:Intel G33 Express
Data Bus Speed:1333MHz/800MHz

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:16x
Type:DVD-ROM

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.4GHz/2.83GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:E4600/E8300
Type:Core 2 Duo

RAM

Installed Size:1GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

On-Site Warranty:On-site
Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

RAID Level:RAID 1

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-150

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:80GB
Recommended Use:Small business
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon HD 2400PRO
Interface Type:PCI Express x16
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