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Dell Dimension 8100

Dell Dimension 8100
alaScore 77

37 reviews

Sep, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of Dell Dimension 8100. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell Dimension 8100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Scott Colvey (What PC?)

Dell Dimension 8100


It's a monster all right, but it's early days for the P4 chip and you might be better off waiting for prices to come down.

With limited software and a new processor that has yet to prove its speed capabilities, leave the 8100 for the time being and wait for prices to come down.

Jan, 2001

Expert review by : Kalai Murugesan (

Dell Dimension 8100


For gamers and DVD movie watchers, this Dimension 8100 offers a graphics card with plenty of play.

Gamers may be drawn to this easy-to-use PC that sports the latest in video card technology; small-office users will get more mileage for their money with a more-robust business software package and a less-expensive graphics card.

Jul, 2001

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Dell Dimension 8100


Carrying on the new black-and-silver corporate identity, the new Dell Dimension 8100 has kept the attractive look and allure—the latter taking into account what's inside as well. The Dell performed very well on our tests and is an excellent choice for...

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Dell Dimension 8100


Dell's new Dimension 8100 is powered by a 1.5GHz Pentium 4 processor supported by 128MB of PC800 Rambus memory. Although it runs mainstream applications fast enough, it's no quicker than a 1GHz Pentium III overall.

Sep, 2001

Expert review by : Don Collins (

Dell Editing Computer Review : Dell Dimension 8100


Critics used to mock computer turnkey systems because they practically required users to have a degree in computer science in order to get them working properly. There were cables to connect, software to configure and drivers to install. And...

Fast CPU ; Fast hard drive ; Customizable ; Easy set up ; CD-RW drive ; Easy-to-learn software

Dell doesn't offer analog video capture option

The Dimension 8100 is ideal for beginning to intermediate users who want a variety of ways to output their video, either by tape, Internet or CD. With an upgrade in editing software, this will be a real performer.

Jun, 2001

Expert review by : Diana Weynand (

Dell Dimension 8100 Editing Computer


Fast CPU, Fast hard drive, Customizable, Easy set up, CD-RW drive, Easy-to-learn software

Jun, 2001

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