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DELL 7040 4 Core Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.3GHz 8GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.3GHz 8GB Jan 2016
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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

DELL is one of the better rated personal computer manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and DELL also has good ratings for its medium processor core personal computers.

Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

With a memory clock speed supported by processor of 2,133 megahertz, the DELL 7040 has a fairly fast memory clock speed supported by processor compared to most of the other recently released personal computers. The memory clock speeds supported by processors of newly released medium processor core personal computers range from 800MHz to 2,200MHz.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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

Most computers that have been available for around the same time as 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 a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to the 7040. Across all the personal computers that were launched around the same time as the 7040 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 8.5GB.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Recently released medium processor core personal computers have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 500MHz and 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the DELL 7040 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the 7040.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of new medium processor core personal computers is 7.9GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. The DELL 7040 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst personal computers of this age.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speed

The average memory clock speed of desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the 7040 is 2,000MHz. The DELL 7040 has one of the faster memory clock speeds (2,133 megahertz) amongst personal computers of this age.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This PC has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most frequently found internal memory type on medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it.

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Two 2.5" Bays

The DELL 7040 has more 2.5" bays than most of the computers that were released in the last 12 months. Most of the similar spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the 7040 only have one 2.5" bay, however this personal computer has two 2.5" bays.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the DELL 7040 is more than most recently released computers. This computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on PCs that were launched in the last year.

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Very Narrow

The average width of new medium processor core personal computers is 250mm, and the widths range from 34mm to 7,100mm. At only 92.6 millimeters, the DELL 7040 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other new medium processor core personal computers.

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1 Reason Against

Only Bronze EPEAT Compliance

The DELL 7040 has a Bronze EPEAT compliance which is better than most new comparable spec personal computers. Most new computers have a Gold EPEAT compliance.

This computer's EPEAT compliance (Bronze) is in fact the worst EPEAT compliance amongst all latest PCs.

The best EPEAT compliance amongst comparable types of computer is Gold.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL 7040

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.3 gigahertz, the DELL 7040 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other new similar spec personal computers.

If you are looking for a PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the HP Z240 MT (3.4GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last 12 months.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 500 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a relatively typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other latest medium processor core personal computers.

Computers with a bigger hard drive capacity that might be worth considering include the HP 440 MT (1TB).

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core personal computers that were released in 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 the storage speed of this computer is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the HP 400 G2 (£854.07) (SSD).

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Specification

Features
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
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
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage 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
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery 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
Password Protection
Audio System
Compatible Processor Series
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
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
Display
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
Other Features
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

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

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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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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00612058940896, 00612058941282, 00612058941596, 00612058941602, 00655003836844, 00736313596892, 00736313596946, 00736313597004, 00736313598469, 00736313598490, 00736313599138, 00779184006954, 00779184131663, 00884116191018, 00884116211167, 00884116211204, 00884116234852

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