Tiny Desktop. Big potential! A full featured desktop PC in an ultra-compact design that will fit any space, clutter-free.

2 thoughts on “Dell Inspiron i3050-3000BLK Desktop (Intel Celeron, 2 GB RAM, 32 GB SSD)

  1. J.N.M. says:

    Worth the price and then some. Got this in a lightning deal for $119. Worth that price and then some.I would even consider this worth the (current) price of $169.Windows 10 isn’t bad, much better than the previous version. And since this version is made to run on tablets it doesn’t have any problems at all running on this machine.Note, this is not a gaming machine, you can do a few basic games but that is it.Setup was quick and easy, no issues. Quick update and done, ready to go. Plug in HDMI and mouse and keyboard and power it on and go.I mainly got this for an FTP client, but it can easily handle that plus web browsing (with several tabs opened) plus other minor programs running at once. And I was easily able to max out my connection (cable, haven’t used wireless) no problems at all.I think this could easily be a cheap little HTPC if you put an external hard drive on it (it does work with external hard drives no problems).If…

  2. SFort says:

    Be careful when updating with Windows 10 – storage limits can be an issue I purchased this during a lightning deal on Black Friday and can’t complain about the overall value. A copy of Windows 10, the keyboard, and the mouse would have cost me more, by themselves, than what I spent on the Dell Inspiron package. The unit itself, though, is of questionable value. I knew in advance that it only has 32 gigs of internal storage, but planned on supplementing that with an external drive, as I think most people would. That’s almost mandatory because Windows occupies more than 2/3 of the 32 gigs of storage.Here’s the kicker, which potential buyers can verify thru an internet search: Until the most recent November 2015 (Fall) update, Microsoft, in its infinite wisdom, removed the ability for Windows 10 users to install programs/applications on external drives. The option was grayed out in the storage preferences (you could still save documents, music, movies, etc., to the external). Consequently, users of the Dell Inspiron i3050 have only about 7-8…

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