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Dell Optiplex 990 SFF PC Intel Core i5 Processor 16GB RAM 2TB HDD DVDRW Keyboard Mouse Wi Fi Bluetooth 4 0 Windows 10 Home 20in LCD Monitor Renewed

Last Updated: July 1, 2020 (Refresh Now)
6.9
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Total Reviews
235
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16384 GB
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20 meters
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Review Summary - 232 recent, verified reviews

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Device Compatibility
 38
monitor, refurbished, dell, microsoft, social
+61%
-39%
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" ...  Excellent value, I would recommend buying from this company to anyone in need of a computer.  ...  "
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" ...  I LOVE THIS COMPUTER.  ...  "
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" ...  I Like most everything about the dell 990 SFF desktop computer.  ...  "
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" ...  I got my computer today.  ...  "
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" ...  I am so happy with this computer.  ...  "
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" ...  Dell works very well. ... It passes all the tests for “ Work at Home “  ...  "
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" ...  Phone in for support and was able get it going again.  ...  "
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" ...  Really surprised at the quality and value of this computer.  ...  "
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Product Reliability
 34
computer, months, hard drive, died, started
+35%
-65%
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" ...  Should not have to deal with these many issues right out the box!  ...  "
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" ...  Its over 7 years old.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this machine in NOVEMBER 2019 and it died at the end of February.  ...  "
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" ...  Had for a year and now it's not working not happy with this product  ...  "
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" ...  I would write more but it's completely unusable!  ...  "
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" ...  It's on now, missing parts and with a defective KB.  ...  "
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" ...  Now after a few months of Using it the hard drive has failed rendering the computer worthless without repairs which would cost as much as I paid for it.  ...  "
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" ...  Still no working computer.  ...  "
Price
 27
price, computer, value, cost, stars
+93%
-7%
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" ...  If you don’t need a laptop, this is a great home computer for the money!  ...  "
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" ...  I felt this was a risk getting it because of the low price, but it turned out awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Because the seller was so easy to work with, and the product is of good quality for the money spent I have no problems giving this seller and this product five stars.  ...  "
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" ...  Great computer for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Considering this subscription costs $99/yr.  ...  "
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" ...  Couldn't ask for more and the price was terrific.  ...  "
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" ...  Price was very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Its a Great deal.  ...  "
Overall performance
 26
fast, performance, speed, desktop, runs
+96%
-4%
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" ...  This computer was fast, I'll give it that.  ...  "
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" ...  This computer loads fast and furious.  ...  "
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" ...  Very fast computer  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this computer and the speed is superb so far, the computer comes as advertised, however the monitor did not, it came with a NEC e222w MultiSync.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect, need a better graphic card but the price is cool  ...  "
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" ...  The computer is in excellent condition and runs pretty fast.  ...  "
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" ...  I am enjoying my new CPU tower.  ...  "
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" ...  Out of the box it was a fast computer. ... He was very excited that Roblox wasn’t lagging at all which it always did on my i7 desktop.  ...  "
Setup
 25
setup, set, instructions, computer, took
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Not being a very savvy computer person it took me a while to figure out how the thing worked.  ...  "
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" ...  When you turn it on Blair Technology has a cool set up giving you easy to read instructions that are in a file folder and bookmarked to the task bar making it super easy for anyone to set up the computer by themselves. ... I didn't have to use that but was impressed with everything they provided to make setting this computer up very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm a retired IT tech, so setup was a breeze, however the instructions provided should make setup easy enough for anyone.  ...  "
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" ...  Great system for your work from home setup. ... The installation was quick and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup took about 20 minutes and was really simple.  ...  "
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" ...  She was able to follow the instructions that came with the computer to set it up with no issues or questions at all!!  ...  "
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" ...  Setting up the computer was quick and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup was easy, my 11 year old did it himself.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 23
set, easy to set, computer, fast, everything
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Very easy to set up and did not have any issues that required tech support.  ...  "
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" ...  All I know is that she is thrilled with it It was easy for her to set up and allows her do everything she wants to.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy set up to get started.  ...  "
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" ...  I didn't have to use that but was impressed with everything they provided to make setting this computer up very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup took about 20 minutes and was really simple.  ...  "
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" ...  The installation was quick and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  The computer is very fast and easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  There was a tiny scuff on the outside of the tower but everything works great and was easy to set up.  ...  "
Marketplace
 18
amazon, company, wait, technology, send
+78%
-22%
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" ...  So far, everything is as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  However, I believe the shipper should take more care in packaging the products.  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise all my purchases from Amazon have been great.  ...  "
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" ...  The seller is great too!  ...  "
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" ...  Do not worry about this seller.  ...  "
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" ...  They literally shipped it the next day.  ...  "
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" ...  contacted the seller and the seller was very prompt to respond and was very helpful and resolved  ...  "
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" ...  Received this today.  ...  "
Delivery
 14
packaged, condition, came, box, arrived
+100%
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" ...  Good condition of everything though!  ...  "
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" ...  Well packaged, worked right out of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Great condition, packaged well and really fast!!!!  ...  "
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" ...  The product arrived earlier and very well packaged.  ...  "
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" ...  Received this today.  ...  "
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" ...  It came well packaged, and in brand new looking condition.  ...  "
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" ...  PACKAGED REALLY WELL.  ...  "
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" ...  Product was in like new condition!  ...  "
Returns
 13
back, new, send, dealing with returns, trying
+8%
-92%
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" ...  I am sending it back for a refund today.  ...  "
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" ...  Please give me instructions as to return/ replace it.  ...  "
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" ...  Who do I send it to can I have a bad code return for a new one.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought 02/13 until the present date they did not return my money!  ...  "
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" ...  I am trying to return it I can’t get any help from amazon I wish someone can get back to me  ...  "
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" ...  Too late to return.  ...  "
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" ...  Very disappointed with this purchase and despise dealing with returns.  ...  "
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" ...  Then they are trying to not refund all the money i spent  ...  "
Keyboard
 12
monitor, keyboard and mouse, mouse, computer, cheap
+58%
-42%
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" ...  The keyboard and mouse weren’t great but the machine itself works perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Brand new keyboard and mouse.  ...  "
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" ...  Keyboard and mouse are standard I will upgrade later if I have extra money lol.  ...  "
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" ...  After connecting all the leads, I tried the keyboard.  ...  "
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" ...  Have 32” flatscreen for monitor already and enough mice and keyboards to, well, we all get there.  ...  "
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" ...  Great computer package with PC - Monitor -keyboard & mouse.  ...  "
Ports
 12
ports, ethernet, cord, swapped, request
+17%
-83%
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" ...  Two of the rear USB ports didn't work.  ...  "
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" ...  Recieved computer and there was no monitor cord.  ...  "
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" ...  I did all the usual, change the outlet, swapped out the cords, nothing.  ...  "
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" ...  The monitor display indicates that there is no signal from the VGA ports, even though a test was made with a new VGA cable as well as another monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried various ports and then swapped out the KB for an Apple KB I had lying around and continued setting up the computer.  ...  "
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" ...  upon initial set up, no option to connect to WiFi—continued to read no Ethernet cable  ...  "
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" ...  There was no HDMI input on the computer itself, which was something I needed.  ...  "
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" ...  For starters the wireless capabilities of this are via a usb device that sporadically loses connection.  ...  "
Memory
 11
hard drive, storage, stick, sent, memory
+73%
-27%
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" ...  System shows no hard drive.  ...  "
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" ...  I was surprised and pleased to see the Ram was at max capacity!  ...  "
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" ...  It's got 4 slots for DDR3 ram and comes with 4 gigs in each slot.  ...  "
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" ...  They walked me through the diagnostic process and are sending out a replacement ram stick.  ...  "
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" ...  It's fast, there is a lot of storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Good value in power and awesome storage capacity for a bargain price.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the computer all the hard drive space I  ...  "
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" ...  I’m using this for music storage , love it  ...  "
Mouse
 11
monitor, keyboard and mouse, keyboard, computer, broken
+55%
-45%
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" ...  The keyboard and mouse weren’t great but the machine itself works perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Brand new keyboard and mouse.  ...  "
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" ...  Keyboard and mouse are standard I will upgrade later if I have extra money lol.  ...  "
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" ...  Great computer package with PC - Monitor -keyboard & mouse.  ...  "
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" ...  all the stuffed looked brand new from the mouse to the computer and monitor.  ...  "
Gaming
 10
play, gaming, computer, using, school
+80%
-20%
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" ...  The graphics are on-board so, don't expect to use this for gaming.  ...  "
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" ...  As far as games go, the sims 4 runs smoothly.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that it has Game capture ability  ...  "
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" ...  I'm going to be using this for school and games if I find time.  ...  "
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" ...  It's great to play old games - nothing new.  ...  "
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" ...  The computer itself works great, and it plays The Sims 3 perfectly too, with no lagging and a quick loading time.  ...  "
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" ...  It is intended for my 10 year old to play Roblox, Fortnight and Minecraft.  ...  "
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" ...  He can do school work and play video games it’s easy to set up and navigate through all the options.  ...  "
Cables
 10
monitor, cords, computer, power, cables
+20%
-80%
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" ...  All cables included. ... When we got it could not even turn it on because it was missingAll the cables  ...  "
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" ...  Using a cord to secure itself is one of the dumbest solutions if you ask me. ... One bump during transport and now you need a new cable.  ...  "
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" ...  Recieved computer and there was no monitor cord.  ...  "
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" ...  I did all the usual, change the outlet, swapped out the cords, nothing.  ...  "
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" ...  Was sent the WiFi adaptor that was missing, and new cables.  ...  "
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" ...  Request for a missing power core monitor cable.  ...  "
Build Quality
 10
scratches, open, computer, packaging, noticed
+20%
-80%
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" ...  The case on the computer was badly worn.  ...  "
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" ...  Damaged product, case was bent in multiple places and have to force closed, has plastidip film stuff on it to hide scratches  ...  "
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" ...  Case was scratched. ... Mouse outer plastic cracked. ... Case had cut marks on it.  ...  "
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" ...  The computer came in a poorly packaged with hardly any packaging material.  ...  "
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" ...  When I unpacked it, I noticed it was missing a backing plate where someone has removed a card and left the slot open. ... These plates are designed to keep "things" out of the inside of the computer. ... Guess it has been missing this part for some time since the inside of the case had "dust bunnies" and other unidentified FOD inside the case.  ...  "
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" ...  It has lots of scratches on it.  ...  "
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" ...  I am not sure what to do, when I open the box and try to set up and noticed frame is messed out and broken.  ...  "
Software Platform
 9
microsoft, turn, one, office, error
+44%
-56%
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" ...  This computer came with an outdated monitor that kept showing up a strange message in some language that could be gotten rid of.  ...  "
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" ...  Second day I turned it on, blue screen came on with fatal error and the computer never worked.  ...  "
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" ...  I just downloaded Microsoft office to it and a few curriculums and was just going to use it as my daughters homeschool computer. ... Update: Aboo, didn’t help at all.  ...  "
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" ...  We’re just putting it together and after trying to troubleshoot it, I noticed error codes.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 9
monitor looked, monitor, computer, turned, top
+22%
-78%
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" ...  The screen looked like a throwaway.  ...  "
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" ...  Second day I turned it on, blue screen came on with fatal error and the computer never worked.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen had a black marks on it and the computer would shut off after 20 min max if use.  ...  "
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" ...  The monitor looked terrible in the box (top of monitor had the yellow showing where it had white coating rubbed off) then when I took it out completely, there were a lots of dings on the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  It eventually finished the set up and the monitor and cpu had to be turned off to stop the screen strobing.  ...  "
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" ...  After doing the connection, the monitor is not displaying all I am reading on the screen is this:THE CURRENT INPUT TIMING IS NOT SUPPORTED BY THE MONITOR DISPLAY .I am selecting a star because I have no option  ...  "
For Kids
 8
time, son, kids, bought, 10
+100%
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" ...  I bought the computer for my son’s birthday so we needed it to come fast!  ...  "
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" ...  I'm going to be using this for school and games if I find time.  ...  "
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" ...  It is intended for my 10 year old to play Roblox, Fortnight and Minecraft.  ...  "
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" ...  will most likely purchase another one for the kids .  ...  "
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" ...  My daughter plays her Sims 4 on it all the time.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for my kid.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for my 12 year old son and it’s perfect.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 5
grinding noise, would, works, poor, noisy
+40%
-60%
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" ...  it would be higher if speakers were included.  ...  "
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" ...  No lights, no fan noise, nothing.  ...  "
Cleaning
 5
computer, unit, looked, dust, dirty
+20%
-80%
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" ...  The computer is all scratched up and dirty.  ...  "
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" ...  Guess it has been missing this part for some time since the inside of the case had "dust bunnies" and other unidentified FOD inside the case.  ...  "
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" ...  The computer itself looked good on the outside, however the inside of the module had 1/8 of grim,dust etc. ... As it was a certified refurbished unit I expect some blemishes and imperfections but not the over looked of the basic cleaning of the inside of the units.  ...  "
Network
 5
one, strong, adapter, problem, office
+20%
-80%
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" ...  Most irritating was the external wifi dongle they provided with the computer.  ...  "
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" ...  The one that it comes with is very slow and cannot handle faster wireless internet speeds.  ...  "
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" ...  Apparently, there is no signal between the CPU and the monitor.  ...  "
For Running
 4
running, good, noisy
+75%
-25%
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" ...  It runs pretty nicely.  ...  "
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" ...  It runs well.  ...  "
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" ...  The PC is running good and is not noisy which is nice.  ...  "
Apps
 4
microsoft, videos, computer
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  It's great for movies and it's great for surfing the web.  ...  "
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" ...  She uses it for you tube, crafting videos, Facebook and streaming music and just loves it!  ...  "
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" ...  desk top for making office app.  ...  "
CD/DVD
 4
dvd, cd, work, rom, computer
-100%
comment
" ...  First, right out the box the cd/dvd drive door would not open.  ...  "
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" ...  The only problem that I found is the vertical cd rom drive. ... It does not perform well and I had to replace it with an external cd rom drive which works so much better.  ...  "
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" ...  Upon receiving the computer we realized that the DVD player did not work.  ...  "
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" ...  So I ordered this computer for my mom since day one the DVD drive doesn't work.  ...  "
Packing
 4
packed, packaging
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  They really took care of the packing.  ...  "
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" ...  First off, the package was packed so well that I think it could have survived almost anything!  ...  "
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" ...  The equipment was packed very well.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 4
case
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  This one is damaged.  ...  "
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" ...  Case was scratched.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought two computers and both arrived broken  ...  "
Screen Protection
 4
scratches, looked, case, came
-100%
comment
" ...  The screen looked like a throwaway.  ...  "
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" ...  Case was scratched.  ...  "
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" ...  It has lots of scratches on it.  ...  "
Size
 4
+100%
comment
" ...  Nice company for a small business.  ...  "
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" ...  Functional and compact  ...  "
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" ...  the size of the magnification is great for any craft etc embroidary, polymer clay for small details, and beading.  ...  "
Design
 4
+100%
comment
" ...  Then I let a techy teen look at it.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks brand new.  ...  "
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" ...  Appreciated appearance and performance so for.  ...  "
Product As Described
 3
advertised
+100%
comment
" ...  It had everything included as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  So far, everything is as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  The 20in monitor was not the same as the picture (I like it more so its fine), but i mean it's in the description that "brands may vary."  ...  "
Wifi
 3
problem, adapter, strong, purchased, one
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Was sent the WiFi adaptor that was missing, and new cables.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 3
work, wifi, adapter, use, keyboard
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Keyboard does not work and I did not receive the bluetooth adapter  ...  "
comment
" ...  Bluetooth doesn't work.  ...  "
Call quality
 3
hear, calls, back
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  I've tried to call but no one answered.  ...  "
comment
" ...  And the seller isn't answering calls!  ...  "
Fit
 3
scratches
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Damaged product, case was bent in multiple places and have to force closed, has plastidip film stuff on it to hide scratches  ...  "
comment
" ...  Case had cut marks on it.  ...  "
Comfort
 3
computer, running, keyboard
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  hands down worst computer we have ever bought I understand it was cheap but we can't even keep it running and we have to consistently two or three times a day power it down the hard way because the computer will be running and you'll be in the middle of a program and the monitor goes to sleep on you  ...  "
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" ...  I think Ill head to walmart and get a working computer for $180.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  20 meters
Connectivity
USB:  Yes 
WiFi:  Yes 
Number of USB ports:  4 
Bluetooth:  Yes 
Memory
Memory:  16384 GB
Display
Type:  LED 
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16384 GB
MEMORY
20 meters
SIZE
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