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DELL 7040 4 Core Intel Core I5-6xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-6xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Sep 2016
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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Desktop Computers

On average DELL medium processor core personal computers have good ratings as do all personal computers produced by DELL.

Only Released Three Months Ago

Being released just three months ago, this computer is likely to have more advanced features.

Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

The DELL 7040 has a fairly fast memory clock speed supported by processor (2,133 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last year. The slowest memory clock speed supported by processor of latest medium processor core personal computers is 800MHz, the fastest is 2,200MHz, and the average memory clock speed supported by processor is 1,800MHz.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many computers that have been around for a similar time to it.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This desktop computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most frequently found internal memory type on new medium processor core personal computers.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL 7040 is a six USB 3.0 port PC. Most of the other latest similar spec personal computers have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Shallow

With a depth of only 176 millimeters, the DELL 7040 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 7040. The average depth of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 7040 is 320mm, and the depths range from 33mm to 600mm.

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Light

The weights of personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the 7040 range from 38g to 16kg, and the average weight is 6.4kg. With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the DELL 7040's weight is one of the lightest amongst personal computers that were launched around the same time as the 7040.

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Narrow

When compared to other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the 7040 that we have assessed the width of, the DELL 7040's width of only 36 millimeters is one of the narrowest. The narrowest medium processor core desktop computer that has been on the market for around the same time as the 7040 is 34mm wide, the widest is 7,100mm, and the average width is 250mm.

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3 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the PCs that are a similar age to the 7040 the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz. The DELL 7040 has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other new medium processor core personal computers.

If this computer processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the HP 550-251na[plb_3740284_price] (2.7GHz), or the Acer Veriton X2640G[plb_3772200_price] (2.7GHz).

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Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard

This PC supports an IEEE 802.11a|IEEE 802.11ac|IEEE 802.11b|IEEE 802.11g|IEEE 802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the new medium processor core personal computers the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 4.2GHz. At only 3.1 gigahertz, the DELL 7040 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other newly released medium processor core personal computers.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL 7040

Average Internal Memory

The DELL 7040 has a pretty typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the 7040.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other PCs that have been on the market for the last year.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a fairly average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to the 7040.

If you want a PC with a bigger hard drive capacity then you might want to look at the HP Z240 MT[plb_3666987_price] (1TB).

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months. 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.

Personal computers with a faster storage speed that might be worth considering include the HP 400 G2[plb_3768564_price] (SSD).

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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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Operating System Supplied
Operating System Language
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Line-Out Port
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
2.5" 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 Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
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
Intel Software Guard Extension (Intel SGX)
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
Stand Included
Keyboard Supplied
AC Adapter
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

23 February 2016

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Boxed copies available for physical purchase
Large number of servers
Wide range of endpoint countries
Clear nologging policy
Comfortable to use
Didn't work for Netflix during our tests
Video streaming and data performance less reliable than most rivals during testing
Display prone to scratches
Faulty app
Expensive, no where to store extra heads, nowhere to carry tools when cleaning

User Reviews

(25)
Reviewed 1 May 2016 by Max
(Verified Purchase)

Wonderful display. Operates with alacrity. Find backlighted keyboard a real enhancement. Keyboard backlight only comes on when key is touched and turns off automatically. I tend to use more as a... Read more…

Reviewed 27 April 2016 by Silent Running | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Not an Amazon purchase, I got it directly from Dell, but there's something I think prospective customers should know. First off, I'm happy with the hardware. My main reasons for buying were the up... Read more…

If you are an intelligent person, you will not buy this tablet. Yes, it is cute and has a tremendous screen. But pray that you don't EVER need technical support. I bought my 7040 slightly used. I... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

After extensive research I picked this tablet as the successor to.my iPad Air. The only problem was that the essential Dell matching keyboard was not included and after extensive calls to Dell... Read more…

Reviewed 9 March 2016 by Audrya

Bought this tablet 6 months ago, it's been a nice tablet, but unfortunately, it has developed stress fractures along the back and edges. Called up the warranty and I was told that it could not be... Read more…

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