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DELL Inspiron 3847

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1902 reviews of DELL Inspiron 3847. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Views about the design and size are overall positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, but many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, price, size, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the DELL Inspiron 3847 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of DELL Inspiron 3847 from The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on

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This summary is based on the products: Dell Inspiron DesktopDell Inspiron Desktop

Feb, 2019

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Suites my Purpose


This computer fills my needs completely. I needed a new computer after my older one finally quit working. I usually use the computer for surfing, email and just general entertainment and the Dell 3650 fills that role nicely. Perfect for what I need.

May, 2017

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speed of even just computer opening up.


This is a brand new computer. I have 2 programs on it. other then windows 10. I am shocked how long it takes to boot up. Its no better then my very old Dell. I didn't want to have to keep growing older as I wait for this machine to open up. Like I did...

May, 2017

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New Computer


Can not get anything to down load --SOOOOO slow ! My old Vista was faster/ it came download with lots of programs and also got a book to help. Thinking about returning this and putting old Vista back in--I would if I could update it. Hope this gets...

May, 2017

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up and running in no time at all :)

May, 2017

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Good pc


I wish I could have found a better hardware list like the type of ram and size of power supply.

May, 2017

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Questionable files,etc.


First the negative: too many unnecessary files come loaded with new computer, too many reminders pop up.

May, 2017

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verizon email set up


what is the deal, set up of mail states, "successful" except that it is not!

May, 2017

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Inspiron 3650


So far this seems to be a very solid performer. Everything has worked as anticipated. This is my third Dell computer and I recommend Dell.

May, 2017

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easy set up


So ar, so good. Seems like a strong little computer- very quiet and unobtrusive. Loads everything quickly. Hve only had it about 2 weeks.

May, 2017

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Longevity Of Use Of Dell Computers


My first computer at home was a Dell computer. The next computer that I purchased was a Dell computer. The computer that I now have that was gracious and magnanimously given to me is indeed a Dell computer. I find that Dell computers work well for many...

May, 2017

Product Specifications

Intel® CoreTM2 Quad processor Q6600 with 4 processing cores, 1066MHz frontside bus, 8MB L2 cache and processor speed per core 3GB DDR2 SDRAM for multitasking power, expandable to 4GB Multiformat DVD±RW/CD-RW drive with double-layer support records up to of data or 4 hours of video using compatible DVD+R DL or DVD-R DL media The Intel® CoreTM2 Quad processor delivers 4 complete execution cores in 1 processor for better multitasking and multithreaded performance; Intel® Smart Memory Access optimizes data bandwidth to accelerate and improve instruction throughput Intel® Advanced Digital Media Boost accelerates the execution of Streaming SIMD Extension (SSE) instructions to significantly improve the Media Boost performance on a broad range of applications, including video, audio, image and photo processing 640GB Serial ATA hard drive capacity (2 x 320GB; 7200 rpm) Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 3100 integrated graphics with up to 224MB of shared video memory; integrated 7.1-channel audio 19-in-1 media reader supports CompactFlash Type I/II, Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity, miniSD, miniSDHC, microSD, microSDHC, MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardmobile, MultiMediaCardplus, MultiMediaCardmicro, Reduced-Size MultiMediaCard and more Also supports Microdrive, Memory Stick Micro, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo and Memory Stick PRO Duo formats 8 high-speed USB 2.0 ports, both front and rear accessible, for fast digital data transfer and easy peripheral connectivity Built-in 10/100 Mbps Ethernet network connection with RJ-45 connector; 56 Kbps high-speed modem Dell USB keyboard, USB optical mouse. Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition operating system with Service Pack (SP1) preinstalled; software package included with Microsoft Works 8, Roxio Creator 10 and more


Energy Star certified: Yes


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

Energy Management

Power supply:300
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240


Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.024
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x412
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4600
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.0


Internal memory:12
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout:1 x 4 + 1 x 8
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 + 1 x 8
Memory slots:2x DIMM


Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: 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

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x, VT-d
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x,VT-d

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC
Display included: No
Drivers included: Yes
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Manual: Yes
Mouse included: Yes


Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:Waves MaxxAudio 4
Chipset:Intel H81
Motherboard chipset:Intel H81
Password protection:Y
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4
USB 3.0 ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power supply:300
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240


Bus type:DMI2
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.5
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x8+2x4, 1x16, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.4
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor frequency:3.2
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:i5-4460
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i5-4400 Desktop series
Processor socket:Socket H3 (LGA 1150)
Processor threads:4
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):84

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
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: 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
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI:N
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
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
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:80817
Processor code:SR1QK
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2013D


Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional
Optional operating system supplied:Windows 10 Pro


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick (MS), MS PRO, MMC, MMC+, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:Serial ATA III
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000

Weight & Dimensions