Dell Vostro 3400

Specifications

Dell Vostro 3400Notebook: Dell Vostro 3400
Processor: Intel Core i5 430M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 700 euro
Average Score: 81.17% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 90%, features: 85%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Dell Vostro 3400

80% Is the Dell Vostro 3400 Right for You?
Source: Bright Hub English
The Dell Vostro 3400 is a great business laptop which offers a stylish design, a wide range of hardware options, a nice display and good battery life. It's definitely worth checking out if you are on the lookout for a new laptop. You should also check out this list of Best Budget Laptops Under $1000. Even the Dell Studio S1535-125B is a nice alternative if you want a standard multimedia laptop.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/06/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
95% Dell Vostro 3400 Laptop
Source: Tech2.in.com English
Speaking of power, this laptop is just as capable as any other entry-level laptop out there. So the latest office suites and using multiple tabs on browsers won't slow it down, however, you obviously can't expect encoding heavy video or audio within seconds. Also, not that it is intended for multimedia, but watching movies and light gaming should be just fine. The built-in sound is pretty clear and good, but the volume isn't loud enough, and we're not considering that a downside. All-in-all, it's a good 14-inch business laptop in a 35K price bracket.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/27/2010
Rating: Total score: 95%
82% Dell Vostro 3400
Source: PC World English
A stylish, smart-looking 14-inch business laptop, the Dell Vostro 3400 combines good performance with thoughtful features at a very good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/27/2010
Rating: Total score: 82%
80% Dell Vostro 3400 Review
Source: Bright Hub English
The Dell Vostro 3400 is a great business laptop which offers a stylish design, a wide range of hardware options, a nice display and good battery life. It's definitely worth checking out if you are on the lookout for a new laptop. You should also check out this list of Best Budget Laptops Under $1000. Even the Dell Studio S1535-125B is a nice alternative if you want a standard multimedia laptop.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/12/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
Dell Vostro 3400 Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
The Dell Vostro 3400 is an affordable 14-inch laptop designed to meet the needs of small business owners and it succeeds in most ways. The overall build quality is pretty solid with one glaring exception: a weak screen lid. If you're a frequent traveler then the Vostro 3400 may not be your best choice based simply on the fact that the screen doesn't feel as durable as other business notebooks we've reviewed. If you're buying the Vostro 3400 as a desktop replacement or take care not to damage the flexible screen lid then you won't have much to worry about. At the end of the day this Dell offers good performance, great customization options and year-round 24/7 support at a reasonable price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/27/2010
Rating: price: 80% performance: 80% features: 90% ergonomy: 80%
80% Notebook Review: Dell Vostro 3400
Source: Hardware Central English
We're biased toward blazing performance, so we like the Core i5- and GeForce-equipped Vostro 3400 despite its slightly steep $824 price. Realistically, most IT managers would opt to save money by configuring a Core i3 model with integrated graphics, which would be fine for most office productivity applications. Either way, the 3400 is one tempting trimline -- a winning balance of portability and power.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/27/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 100% features: 80%

Foreign Reviews

70% Đánh giá Dell Vostro 3400
Source: Sohoa VN Express VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/02/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 310M: The GeForce 310M is the successor of the GeFore G210M and based on the same chip with very similar clock rates (shader speed +30MHz to 1530MHz).

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


430M:

The Core i5-430M is a middle class dual core CPU that features only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.26-2.53 GHz (Turbo Mode). Furthermore, VT-d, trusted Execution and AES features are missing in the 430M. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics with 500-733 MHz) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.0": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.2 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Dell: Dell Inc. is a multinational technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells, and supports personal computers and other computer-related products. Based in Texas, Dell employs more than 82,700 people worldwide (2009). In 2006, Dell purchased the computer hardware manufacturer Alienware. In most countries, the laptops are directly sold to consumers by Dell and each notebook custom-assembled according to a selection of options. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Dell reviews


81.17%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-06-14 (Update: 2012-05-26)