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DELL 7040 4 Core Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD

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19 Reasons For

DELL Has Good PC Reviews

DELL is one of the superior desktop computer brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and DELL also has good reviews for its medium processor core personal computers.

Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

The DELL 7040 has one of the faster memory clock speeds supported by processors (2,133 megahertz) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The average memory clock speed supported by processor of similar spec computers that have been around for a comparable time to the 7040 is 1,500MHz, and the memory clock speeds supported by processors range from 800MHz to 2,200MHz.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many personal computers of a comparable age and spec to it.

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4.4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

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

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

Most PCs that are a similar age to the 7040 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the DELL 7040 which has six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The DELL 7040 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (1.74 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec PCs of this age. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 7040 range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Quite Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

The average max internal memory supported processor of medium processor core personal computers that came out more than a year ago is 65GB, and the max internal memory supported processors range from 2GB to 770GB. At 64 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a quite big max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the 7040.

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Fairly Fast Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

With a max memory bandwidth supported processor of 34.1 gigabytes per second, the DELL 7040 has one of the faster max memory bandwidth supported processor amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The average max memory bandwidth supported processor of PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 7040 is 30GB/s, and the max memory bandwidth supported processor range from 10GB/s to 68GB/s.

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Recent Price Drop of £99.05

In the last 32 days the 7040 has dropped in price by £99.05.

SSD Storage Medium

The DELL 7040 has a faster storage speed than most desktop computers of a comparable age and type to it. This personal computer has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

This personal computer's storage speed (SSD) is in fact the best storage speed amongst all desktop computers of this spec and age.

Amongst comparable types of personal computer the worst storage speed is HDD.

It may also be worth considering one of the other SSD desktop computers currently available including the Zoostorm Intel Core i5 Delta[plb_2756335_price], the Fujitsu P556[plb_3148220_price], or the DELL OptiPlex 3020 SFF[plb_2867167_price] which is cheaper.

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Very Fast Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of 2,133 megahertz, the DELL 7040's memory clock speed is one of the fastest amongst computers of this age and type. The average memory clock speed of medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 7040 is 1,800MHz, and the memory clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 2,400MHz.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The DELL 7040 has a newer internal memory type than most personal computers that were launched more than a year ago. This DELL PC has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, whereas most PCs of a comparable age and spec to it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type.

This computer's internal memory type (DDR4-SDRAM) is in fact the best internal memory type across all computers of a similar age and type to the 7040.

Across similar types of computer the worst internal memory type is DDR3-SDRAM.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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Very High System Bus Data Transfer Rate

At 8 Gigatransfers per second, the DELL 7040 has a very high system bus data transfer rate compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar age and type to the 7040. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the 7040 the system bus data transfer rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s, and the average system bus data transfer rate is 6GT/s.

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Two 2.5" Bays

The DELL 7040 is a two 2.5" bay desktop computer. Most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that were released more than a year ago have between one and nine 2.5" bays.

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Has One Memory Slot

The DELL 7040 has a greater number of memory slots than most personal computers of a comparable age and type to it. This DELL PC has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on computers of a similar type and age to the 7040.

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Shallow

At only 292 millimeters, the DELL 7040 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other desktop computers of this spec and age. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 7040 the depths range from 31mm to 590mm.

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Light

The average weight of PCs of this type and age is 7.5kg, and the weights range from 38g to 100kg. The DELL 7040 is quite light (only 4.5 kilograms) 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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Very Narrow

Desktop computers of this age and spec have widths of between 33mm and 510mm, and the average width is 180mm. With a width of only 92.6 millimeters, the DELL 7040 is one of the narrower personal computers of this age and type amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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4 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The DELL 7040 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,050 megahertz) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 7040 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 640MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor core personal computers that have been available for more than a year is 4GB and the biggest is 3.6TB. With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 7040.

There are a number of other 128GB total storage capacity personal computers currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper personal computers such as the 7040[pl_3072619_price], or the OptiPlex 3020 SFF[pl_2867167_price] both from DELL or the HP ProDesk 600 G2 Mini[plb_3070061_price].

If this personal computer total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Fujitsu P556[plb_3148220_price] (256GB), or the HP 800 G2[plb_3255262_price] (256GB) which is also cheaper.

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Only One 3.5" Bay

Most personal computers of this spec and age have between one and six 3.5" bays, including the DELL 7040 which has one 3.5" bay.

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Only Bronze EPEAT Compliance

The DELL 7040 has a Bronze EPEAT compliance which is better than the Gold EPEAT compliance found on most computers of this type and age.

A Bronze EPEAT compliance is in fact the worst EPEAT compliance across all personal computers of a similar spec and age to the 7040.

A Gold EPEAT compliance is the best EPEAT compliance amongst similar types of personal computer.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL 7040

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 3.2 gigahertz, the DELL 7040 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other computers of this type and age.

There are a number of alternative 3.2GHz processor clock speed personal computers currently available which you might also want to look at including the Alienware X51[plb_2373451_price], or the DELL 5040[plb_3072564_price] which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the DELL Precision T1700[plb_3100006_price] (3.3GHz), the Lenovo P310[plb_3192626_price] (3.3GHz), or the HP Z240[plb_3195859_price] (3.3GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and type.

There are a number of alternative 8GB memory personal computers currently available that you might want to look at including the Alienware X51[plb_2373451_price], the Lenovo H50[plb_2758491_price], or the DELL 7040[plb_3072619_price] which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a desktop computer with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Aspire TC-705[pl_3095333_price] (12GB and cheaper), or the Aspire X3-710[pl_3192159_price] (12GB and cheaper) both from Acer or the HP 800 G2[plb_3797297_price] (16GB and cheaper).

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Specification

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Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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
Ergonomics
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
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Solid State Drive Installed
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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 Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
WiFi
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Port
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
PS/2 Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X4 Slot
Design
Chassis Type
2.5" Bay
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Intel Segment Tagging
Performance
Password Protection
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
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
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
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
Display
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Manual
Other Features
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

Expert Reviews

9 April 2016

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Authentic Cherry MX key
Cheaper than full RGB keyboard
Discrete media control buttons
Slee, compact desig
VR-ready gaming performanc
No Blue or Green option
Lighting effects seem superfluou
Feels like a stripped-down 810
Nois
No tool-free upgrading
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

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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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell w10, dell w10p, dell pjpfh, dell w10pr, dell win10, dell w10pro, dell i56500, dell win10b, dell i56500t, dell win10bl, dell win10bla, visipax 5jnc4, dell win10blac, visipax pr5jnc4, dell win10black, dell optiplex7040106, dell optiplex7040106s, dell optiplex7040106sa
Barcodes 00736313598520, 00750253264666, 00779184132226, 00779184359968, 00884116211211, 04058154036990, 04058154126875, 05397063749614, 05397063784165, 05397063888337, 05397063916436, 05397063916696

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