The overall design of the Dell Inspiron i545s-3055NBK's tower is appealing in addition to space-saving. It has a nice streamlined profile. It measures 14.9 inches tall by 4.2 inches wide by 17 inches deep and weighs 16.1 pounds.
Its matte black top and sides are elevated aesthetically by a glossy black front panel that is spruced up with silver accents. The top of the front panel houses the DVD drive and a media card reader for quick data transfers with other devices such as digital cameras. Below it are connectivity options such as two USB ports and microphone and headphone jacks for easy access.
Connectivity on the back panel is pretty standard and unspectacular. You only get a VGA port, as no HDMI or DVI ports are available, which is a bit disappointing. You also get four more USB ports, an Ethernet port, and additional audio ports.
Those in search of a basic desktop to perform their everyday computing tasks should find the Dell Inspiron i545s-3055NBK to be a sufficient buy. Its tower design is attractive and should fit in well with most settings, and the overall feature set is in line with most of the competition. It also offers decent expansion capabilities should you find yourself hoping to upgrade the tower in the future. Most of all, the desktop's price is affordable and makes it a good value.
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