Written on: 06/06/2003 by KmanM.
The main achilles' heel of the dimension L is it's lack of a quality motherboard, which features no AGP and little support for RAM. Worse, the tower is VERY small and the inner components were NOT meant for upgrading.
If you want to give your L a face lift, tough luck. The Dimension L was created for the computer inept, and no consideration was made by Dell for those who may want to transform their machine into something respectable. I had the misfortune of buying the L series (forgive... (read more)
Written on: 19/09/2001 by Rob.
This should be an example for anyone who goes for CPU speed above all else.
This system is *A LOT* slower than an on-paper similar Dimension 4100. Slow PC100 memory, integrated graphics (Intel 810) and slow hard disk, it feels very slow compared to 933MHz system with better supporting components and Windows 2000
DO NOT get this machine (or any other with the Intel 810 chipset- sometimes described as integrated graphics) if you want to play games.
Our experience of Dell is of reasonable... (read more)