Dell Inspiron 518 Desktop PC

Dell Updated: 2008-09-09 RSS
Dell Inspiron 518 Desktop PC

Advanced technology with modern style

The glossy black exterior and perforated chrome accents are the first features you'll notice on the new Inspiron 518. But press its illuminated power button, and you'll quickly realize there's more to this system than meets the eye. Designed for everyday use with the latest entertainment, connectivity and performance options, the Inspiron 518 is a family-friendly powerhouse — at an affordable price.

Cool and functional

With an optional Wireless-N networking card you'll get ultra-reliable wireless connectivity.

Gigabit High-Speed Ethernet
Transfer files many times faster with the next generation of Ethernet.

Become inspired

The Inspiron 518 redefines movie night with a bevy of multimedia options.

Media Tray
Enjoy convenient access to your MP3 players, cameras and more with a recessed media tray, complete with 2 USB ports.

With its optional HDMI port, you can enjoy the Hi-Def experience on your TV by using your desktop as your multimedia player.

Simple and smart services

Dell DataSafe
Our online backup service offers data protection by enabling customers to back-up data to a safe, remote storage site using a broadband connection. Dell DataSafe is easy, flexible and secure. Set up and forget about it for backup of data and protection against software, hardware and catastrophic failure.

Dell Support Center
Our centrally located, easy-to-use application provides personalized support resources.
* Conveniently located on your PC's desktop with quick links to service, support and system resources.
* Helps keep your system up-to-date and running efficiently through automated fixes for common configuration issues.

DellConnect Remote Assistance
Simplifies troubleshooting and repair by enabling a Dell service associate to access, diagnose and support customers over the Internet.

Works hard. Plays harder.

Whatever your performance needs, the Inspiron 518 delivers.

Intel Processors
Ideal for multitasking environments, Intel®   CoreTM  2 Duo processors are designed to help reduce lag time while running multiple applications.
Or tap into powerhouse performance and graphics with optional Intel Quad-Core processors.

The Inspiron 518 features a range of hard drive options, including an available dual drive. And that means more room for storing photos, movies and other family memories.

Windows Vista
With Windows Vista, you get enhanced organization, search functionality and network controls. For even more functionality, select Windows Vista®  Home Premium or Windows Vista®  Ultimate and get the built-in Media Center to manage your digital photos, videos and music, plus parental controls to help keep your children's world safe.

Intel® Core™ 2 Quad processor Q6600 (8MB L2, 2.4GHz, 1066FSB)
Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium Service Pack 1
19 inch SE198WFP Widescreen Digital Flat Panel Monitor
16X DVD+/-RW Drive
3GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 800MHz (4 DIMM)
500GB Serial ATA Hard Drive (7200RPM) w/DataBurst Cache™
Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3100
Integrated 7.1 Channel Audio