ET deals: Save over $300 on a Dell Inspiron 3847 quad-core desktop
Looking for a powerful desktop that won’t break the bank? Check out the Inspiron 3847 from Dell. With a quad-core CPU, plenty of RAM, and tons of potential for expansion, this PC is a great bargain — especially when you use today’s coupon code.
- Dell Inspiron 3847 quad-core desktop for $559 (List price: $902.99 — Coupon code: DELLDT559)
What kind of specs are we looking at, though? Inside, it has a fourth generation quad-core 3.6GHz Intel Core i7-4790 processor, integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600, 16GB of DDR3 RAM (1600MHz), a 2TB 7200RPM hard drive, a DVD burner, Bluetooth 4.0, and 802.11b/g/n WiFi support. As a nice little bonus, a wired keyboard and mouse come along for free — all you’ll need to get started is a display.
So, how does it stand up connectivity-wise? With an HDMI port and a VGA port on the back, you can easily connect to your existing monitor or HDTV. If you need DisplayPort or DVI support, you can find an applicable adaptor online for $15 or less.
And if you want to beef up your machine after purchase, it has two PCIe x1 slots, a PCIe x16 slot, and a Mini-Card slot. If you want to turn it into a gaming machine, you can quickly pop in a discrete graphics card, and you’re off to the races. A decent mid-range card will only cost in the ballpark of 200 bucks, so using this as a starting point makes for a surprisingly affordable rig.
Need even more storage with good performance? You can find a 4TB internal solid-state hybrid drive on Amazon for only about $145. Thanks to the whopping eight USB ports — two USB 3.0, six USB 2.0 — you can expand your storage without even cracking open the case if that’s what you prefer. And if you’re concerned with compatibility with mobile devices, the eight-in-one card reader makes it easy to take your data with you wherever you go.
This PC ships with Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) installed by default, but it comes with a license for Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) as well. Whether you’re looking for legacy coverage or the cutting edge, the Inspiron 3847 has you covered.
Normally, this model retails for $902.99, but Dell is selling it directly for $829. Use coupon code “DELLDT559” during your checkout, and it will save you an extra 270 bucks. And if you take advantage of the free shipping option, you’ll save even more.
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