At A Glance

Fast workhorse offers built-in duplexer and optional high capacity paper trays. However, print quality could be better.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 221-6669
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows XP

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Good
Print quality: Color photo Poor
Print quality: Grayscale photo Fair
Performance
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 15.62
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 15.55
Color Output Quality Good
Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best) Fair
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 27.09
Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Poor
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Fair
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 14.95
Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Good
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 28.4
Color Photo, Normal Settings 16.37
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Good
Color Photo (secs) 16.37
Line Art Output Quality Fair