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Dell Vostro 460

Dell Vostro 460
alaScore 85

16 reviews

Nov, 2017

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Dell Vostro 460. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell Vostro 460 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Dell Vostro 460

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Dell Vostro 460 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. People really like the price.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell Vostro 460 Mini TowerDell Vostro 460 Mini Tower

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Dell Vostro 460

 

Need more power, captain? The Dell Vostro 460 business desktop has it to spare for business users.

Includes USB 3.0, eSATA, HDMI connectivity. Comes with lengthy security software subscription. Contains no preinstalled bloatware. Virtual PC XP Mode.

Upgrades require a screwdriver. Internal USB cable is thick. Warranty is only for one year.

More desktop reviews: • Acer Aspire Z3 (AZ3-715-UR15)• Origin Neuron• Dell OptiPlex 7450 All-in-One• Microsoft Surface Studio• Corsair One Pro• more

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Sarah Jacobsson Purewal (pcworld.com)

Dell Vostro 460

 

The Dell Vostro 460 is a speedy business desktop equipped with Intel's recently launched Sandy Bridge processor. It starts at $529 (as of March 10, 2011), but our review configuration--which came with a 21.5-inch widescreen monitor--is priced at $1393...

Plenty of USB ports ; Strong general performance

Lacks a discrete graphics card

The Dell Vostro 460 offers great general performance, but its reliance on integrated graphics may limit its flexibility.

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Daniel A. Begun (computershopper.com)

Dell Vostro 460 Review and Ratings

 

With an Intel “Sandy Bridge” CPU inside, the Vostro 460 we tested was one of the speediest PCs to date, albeit pricey for a small-biz PC. Most workers will find a less-expensive configuration of it peppy enough for their needs.

Excellent performance in tested configuration ; Attractive design ; USB 3.0 ports ; Clean of bloatware

Configuration is overkill for most workers ; “tool-less” chassis needs tools to open

The two big things our Dell Vostro 460 configuration has going for it are good looks and screaming performance, both of which would be sure to please most desk-bound office denizens. The person writing the checks, however, might not be smiling as much.

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Sarah Jacobsson Purewal, PCWorld.com (techadvisor.co.uk)

Dell Vostro 460 review

 

The Dell Vostro 460 starts at £382 inc VAT, but our review configuration - which came with a 21.5-inch widescreen monitor - is priced at £784 inc VAT (with a £50 discount and a free monitor).

The Dell Vostro 460 is a full system at a reasonable price, and it performs well. If you're seeking a fast performer to get work done, the Vostro 460 is worth a look - but you can find speedier, sexier systems for less. It has severely limited...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Daniel Robinson (v3.co.uk)

Dell Vostro 460 review

 

Many in the IT industry would have us believe that laptops and tablets are the only business clients that matter anymore, but desktop PCs still have a valuable role to play in most companies.

Ample power for business applications, tool-free access for expansion, Dell offers good support options for SMBs

Monitor not included in price, bulky tower case

Dell's Vostro 460 provides small businesses with a powerful desktop for office applications. The tower case is bulky, but allows for expansion. The starting price is excellent value but costs mount if you include a monitor and Microsoft's Office suite.

May, 2011

Expert review by: (itreviews.co.uk)

Dell - Vostro 460

 

Dell's Vostro series is designed to offer small businesses a good specification for the money, along with ease of maintenance. The Vostro 460 sits at the more powerful end of the range, featuring a choice of ...

The Dell Vostro 460 is a tidy, compact and speedy system that achieves its aims of affordable high performance computing in an easy-to-maintain system. Its look is unassuming, it's tidily built and pleasingly quiet in operation. It can cope with some...

Apr, 2011

Expert review by: Techworld (techworld.com)

Dell Vostro 460 review

 

The Dell Vostro 460 is a full system at a reasonable price, and it performs well. If you're seeking a fast performer to get work done, the Vostro 460 is worth a look, but you can find speedier, sexier systems for less.The Micro Express MicroFlex 25B,...

Mar, 2011

Product Specifications

Design

Chassis type:Mini Tower
Color of product:Black
Number of 3.5" bays:3
Number of 5.25" bays:2
Placement supported:Vertical
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:350
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60 / 50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:3
PCI Express x16 slots:1

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 5450 / AMD Radeon HD 6450 / No
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3 / GDDR5
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:850
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1350
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x102
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 2000

Memory

Internal memory:4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory layout:2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 2
Memory slots:4x DIMM

Networking

Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
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):-40 - 65
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 65

Optical Drive

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

Other Features

Audio Input:1
Dimensions (WxDxH):6.89 x 17.5 x 14.3
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Graphics adapter family:AMD / AMD, Intel / Intel
HDMI: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x / VT-x
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power Requirements:115 - 230V
Power supply type:AC/DC
Processor Manufacturer:Intel

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: No
AC adapter included:N
Cables included:AC
Display included: No
Keyboard supplied: No
Manual: Yes
Mouse included: No
Numeric keypad: No
Windows keys: No

Performance

Audio output channels:7.1
Chipset:Intel H67 / Intel H67 Express
Compatible processor series:Core i3, Core i5, Core i7
Motherboard chipset:Intel H67 / Intel H67 Express
Password protection:Y
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack:No / Yes
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
Headphone outputs:1 / 4
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: Yes
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:8
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power supply:350
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60 / 50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):31 / 33 / 34
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1066/1333 / DDR3-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:i3-2120 / i5-2400 / i5-2500 / i7-2600
Processor boost frequency:3.4 / 3.7 / 3.8
Processor cache:1, 6 / 3 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-2xxx / Intel Core i5-2xxx / Intel Core i7-2xxx
Processor frequency:3.1 / 3.3 / 3.4
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:i3-2120 / i5-2400 / i5-2500 / i7-2600
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2100 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-2400 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-2500 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-2600 Desktop series
Processor socket:Socket H2 (LGA 1155)
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:D2
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Tcase:69.1 / 72.6
Thermal Design Power (TDP):65 / 95

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 Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
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: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
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 Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Standard Manageability:N
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / 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® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):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
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:52207 / 52209 / 52213 / 53426
Processor code:SR00B
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX / AVX, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Software

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

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 1500 / 320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA, Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / SATA, Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1 / 2
Number of storage drives installed:1 / 2
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1500 / 320 / 500

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:17.5
Height:14.3
Weight:21.3 / 24.7
Width:6.89