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Dell Inspiron 3880 Desktop (di3880_s205e)

Dell Inspiron 3880 Desktop (di3880_s205e)

This model ranked #10 among Stationary Computers priced over $ in terms of bang-for-the-buck.

This computer is well-suited for everyday productivity on a budget. It's even relatively easy to upgrade and maintain thanks to detailed documentation if you do not mind a few creative solutions contributing to this PC's smaller form factor and lower price point.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this Stationary Computer which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

Speakerless. This Stationary Computer needs external speakers to play sounds. Your options are to hook it up to a TV or a monitor with built-in speakers, use external speakers or a headset.$30+

No Camera or Microphone. If your plans include skyping with family members, you would need a webcam or, for best results, a headset and microphone.$40+

Screenless. If you don't already have a monitor from your last computer, you could connect this Stationary Computer to a TV or get a new monitor.$120+

No Optical Drive. If you still use CDs, DVDs, or Blu-Ray disks on a regular basis, you will need an external drive to read them with this Stationary Computer.$30+

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $320 on accessories, for a total cost of $1190.

Who it's For

  • Tinkerer
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared to other Stationary Computers

Bang for the Buck72th percentile
Versatility47th percentile
Power (General Purpose)81th percentile
Power (Graphical)25th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)52th percentile
Storage Space50th percentile
Portability81th percentile
Ease of Maintenance33th percentile
Longevity64th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck84th percentile
Versatility44th percentile
Power (General Purpose)88th percentile
Power (Graphical)44th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)66th percentile
Storage Space74th percentile
Portability31th percentile
Ease of Maintenance53th percentile
Longevity86th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400, 6 cores clocked from 2.9 to 4.3 GHz

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Media Card Reader, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w15.4 × d29.3 × h32.43

Dimensions (in): w6.06 × d74.42 × h82.37

Weight (kg): 6.02

Weight (lbs.): 13.27

Features

  • Built-in Media Card Reader
  • Fixed storage: 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)
  • HDMI
  • Multiple Monitor Support
  • VGA
  • USB 2
  • USB Type-A
  • USB 3.2
  • Ethernet 10
  • Ethernet 100
  • Ethernet 1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm Stereo jack
  • 3.5mm Headphone+Microphone combo jack
  • Bluetooth
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Wi-Fi ac
  • Upgradable and Maintainable

Maintenance and Upgrades

Commonly Replaced Components

Local Storage: A technician can help you with that

Memory: Easy project for an enthusiast

GPU: A technician can help you with that

Additional Ressources

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Memory

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Storage

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  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

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Memory

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Compared Overall

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Storage Space98th percentile
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Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400F

GPU

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Memory

8 GB

Storage

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Who it's For

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Compared Overall

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Versatility98th percentile
Power89th percentile
Storage Space89th percentile
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Specs

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GPU

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Memory

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Storage

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Who it's For

  • Tinkerer
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

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Power71th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability31th percentile

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CPU

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Memory

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This computer is a good fit for everyday productivity on a budget. It's even relatively easy to upgrade and maintain thanks to detailed documentation.

Who it's For

  • Tinkerer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck96th percentile
Versatility82th percentile
Power69th percentile
Storage Space74th percentile
Portability31th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

12 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Media Card Reader, DVD, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$599.