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DELL 5040 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 8GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 8GB Nov 2015
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25 Reasons For

Good Brand

DELL is one of the superior personal computer manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and DELL also has good reviews for its medium processor core personal computers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on similar spec desktop computers that have been around for more than a year.

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12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The DELL 5040 supports a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version which is better than the 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version supported by most personal computers of this age and spec.

This PC's on-board graphics adapter DirectX version (12) is actually the best supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version amongst all computers that were released more than a year ago.

Amongst comparable types of PC the worst supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is 11.2/12.

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4.4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This computer supports a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is typical of many computers of a comparable age and type to it.

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Six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The DELL 5040 is a six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port desktop computer. Most of the other similar spec personal computers that were launched more than a year ago have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the 5040 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.74 gigabytes, the DELL 5040 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other computers of a comparable age and type to the 5040.

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Fairly Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 5040 have max internal memory supported processors of between 2GB and 770GB. At 64 gigabytes, the DELL 5040 has a quite big max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to the 5040.

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Quite Fast Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

With a max memory bandwidth supported processor of 34.1 gigabytes per second, the DELL 5040 has one of the faster max memory bandwidth supported processor amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have max memory bandwidth supported processor of between 10GB/s and 68GB/s.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The DELL 5040 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the 5040. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 5040 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 4.4GHz.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on similar spec computers that came out around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many personal computers that are a comparable age to it.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This personal computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it.

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Very High System Bus Data Transfer Rate

The DELL 5040 has one of the higher system bus data transfer rates (8 Gigatransfers per second) amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age. The lowest system bus data transfer rate of desktop computers of this age and type is 5GT/s and the highest is 8GT/s.

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Two DisplayPorts

The DELL 5040 is a two DisplayPort desktop computer. Most of the other similar spec computers that were launched around the same time as the 5040 have between one and three DisplayPorts.

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Two 2.5" Bays

The DELL 5040 is a two 2.5" bay PC. Most of the other desktop computers of this spec and age have between one and nine 2.5" bays.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL 5040 is a six USB 3.0 port personal computer. Most of the other computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 5040 have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports.

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Eight Processor Threads

Most of the other desktop computers of a similar age and spec to the 5040 only have between four and seven processor threads, however the DELL 5040 has eight processor threads.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The DELL 5040 has a quite big maximum internal memory (65,536 megabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and spec. The average maximum internal memory of personal computers that came out around the same time as the 5040 is 75GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 790GB.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The DELL 5040 has a quite big processor cache (8 megabytes) compared to most of the other PCs of a similar age and spec to the 5040. Medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 5040 have processor caches of between 2MB and 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.6MB.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Card

The number of compatible memory card supported by the DELL 5040 is more than most desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to it. This DELL personal computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by desktop computers of a comparable type and age to the 5040.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has One Memory Slot

The DELL 5040 has a greater number of memory slots than most similar spec computers that have been around for a comparable time to it. This DELL PC has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on medium processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently supported discrete graphics memory type on desktop computers that were released around the same time as it.

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Light

The weights of PCs of a similar type and age to the 5040 range from 38g to 100kg, and the average weight is 7.5kg. The DELL 5040 is fairly light (only 4.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the 5040.

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Shallow

The average depth of PCs of this age and type is 350mm, and the depths range from 31mm to 590mm. When compared to other comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to the 5040 that we have assessed, the depth of the DELL 5040 of only 92.6 millimeters is one of the shallowest.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2 gigabytes, the DELL 5040 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the 5040. Across all the desktop computers of this age and type the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 1GB to 8.2TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.8TB.

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Only One Graphics Adapter DisplayPort

The DELL 5040 is a one graphics adapter DisplayPort personal computer. Most of the other personal computers of a comparable spec and age to the 5040 have between one and three graphics adapter DisplayPorts.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on computers of a comparable type and age to it. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.

If the storage speed of this medium processor core desktop computer is too slow for you then you might want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini[plb_3078512_price] (SSD).

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the DELL 5040 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity amongst comparable spec computers of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of personal computers that have been available for more than a year is 1GB, the biggest is 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 930GB.

If this DELL desktop computer hard drive capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP Z240[plb_3252692_price] (1TB) which is also higher rated.

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Only One 3.5" Bay

The DELL 5040 is a one 3.5" bay personal computer.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,600 megahertz, the DELL 5040 has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the 5040. The average memory clock speed of PCs of a similar spec and age to the 5040 is 1,800MHz, and the memory clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 2,400MHz.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL 5040

Average Processor Clock Speed

The DELL 5040 has a fairly standard processor clock speed (3.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 5040.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL 5040 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other PCs of this spec and age.

If you want a computer with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire XC-705[plb_3121374_price] (10GB), or the HP 810-477na[plb_3402544_price] (12GB).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL 5040 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that came out more than a year ago.

If you are looking for a PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Acer Veriton M6640G[plb_3133375_price] (1TB).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Voltage
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Non-ECC Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter DVI-I Port
Graphics Adapter DisplayPort
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Operating System Supplied
Operating System Language
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Port
Line-Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
PS/2 Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Slot
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X4 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Cable Lock Slot
2.5" Bay
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Intel Segment Tagging
Performance
Password Protection Level
Password Protection
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Dell E-Value Code
Processor Special Features
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
OS Guard
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliant
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Software Driver Included
Manual
Cable Included
Mouse Included
Keyboard Supplied
Windows Key
AC Adapter
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter

Expert Reviews

29 February 2016

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