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DELL 7040

DELL 7040 4 Core Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.2GHz 8GB Sep 2016
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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Desktop Computers

DELL has good average ratings for its medium processor core personal computers as well as across its entire personal computer range compared to other manufacturers.

Only Released Three Months Ago

This computer was only released three months ago. Newer personal computers like this one are likely to use better technology.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This PC has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many new similar spec PCs.

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Has One Memory Slot

The DELL 7040 has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last year. This desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the 7040.

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Very Narrow

The average width of comparable spec PCs that have been around for the last year is 250mm. The DELL 7040 is fairly narrow (only 92.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 7040.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The DELL 7040 has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 7040. The average hard drive capacity of new similar spec desktop computers is 910GB.

If this desktop computer hard drive capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the DELL 7040[plb_3817108_price] (1TB).

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 6 megabytes, the DELL 7040 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other computers that are a similar age to the 7040. PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 7040 have processor caches of between 2MB and 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.7MB.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The DELL 7040 is a four processor thread PC.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL 7040

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.2 gigahertz, the DELL 7040 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the DELL 7040[plb_3817108_price] (3.4GHz), or the HP 400 G3[plb_3857456_price] (3.4GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

The DELL 7040 has a relatively average internal memory (8 gigabytes) 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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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last 12 months.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the DELL 7040[plb_3817108_price] (1TB).

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been around for the last year. 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 you would prefer a computer with a faster storage speed then you might also want to consider 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
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
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
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Cabling Technology
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
Case Placement
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Intel Segment Tagging
Performance
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
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
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
Manual

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

(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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i56500, dell i56500t
Barcodes 05397063916429

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