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.
The Inspiron 518 redefines movie night with a variety of multimedia options.
A recessed media tray provides two USB ports for connecting your MP3 players, cameras and other USB devices.
With the optional HDMI port, you can use your desktop as a multimedia player, and enjoy the Hi-Def experience on your TV.
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 it up and forget it, for data backup that helps to protect against software, hardware and other catastrophic failures.
Dell Support Center
Our easy-to-use application provides personalized support resources. Conveniently located on your PC desktop, with quick links to service, support and system resources, it helps to keep your system up-to-date and running efficiently through automated fixes for common configuration issues.
DellConnect Remote Assistance
DellConnect™ Remote Assistance simplifies troubleshooting and repair by enabling a Dell service associate to diagnose problems and provide customer support over the Internet.
Whatever your performance needs, the Inspiron 518 delivers.
Ideal for multitasking environments, Intel® Core™2 Duo processors are designed to help reduce lag time while running multiple applications.
Tap into powerhouse performance and graphics with optional Intel® Core™2 Quad processors.
The Inspiron 518 features a range of hard drive options, including an available dual drive. That means more room for storing photos, movies and other large media files.
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.