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DELL 7040 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 128GB SSD

4 Intel Core I7-6xxx 2.8GHz 8GB Nov 2015
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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

DELL medium processor core personal computers have good reviews on average and across all desktop computers DELL is one of the superior manufacturers.

Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

Computers of a similar spec and age to the 7040 have memory clock speeds supported by processors of between 800MHz and 2,200MHz, and the average memory clock speed supported by processor is 1,500MHz. 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 are a comparable age to the 7040.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on computers of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Computers of a similar age and type to the 7040 have on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies of between 640MHz and 1,200MHz. The DELL 7040 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter burst frequency (1,100 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that have been available for a similar time to the 7040.

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4.4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This desktop computer supports a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version on comparable spec computers 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 PCs of this age and type 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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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 7040 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1GB and 64GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 4.3GB. The DELL 7040 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers that came out around the same time as the 7040.

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Fairly Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

The DELL 7040 has one of the bigger max internal memory supported processors (64 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The smallest max internal memory supported processor of medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the 7040 is 2GB, the biggest is 770GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 65GB.

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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 computers of this age. Similar spec PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 7040 have max memory bandwidth supported processor of between 10GB/s and 68GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 30GB/s.

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SSD Storage Medium

The DELL 7040 has an SSD storage medium which is faster than most medium processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago. Most desktop computers that are a similar age to 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 computer's storage speed (SSD) is in fact the best storage speed across all medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 7040.

Across similar types of computer the worst storage speed is HDD.

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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 the most frequently found cabling technology on personal computers of a comparable age and spec to it.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The DELL 7040 has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than the DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type found on most desktop computers that have been around for more than a year.

This desktop computer's internal memory type (DDR4-SDRAM) is in fact the best internal memory type amongst all desktop computers that came out more than a year ago.

A DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type is the worst internal memory type across similar types of desktop computer.

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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 similar spec personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 7040. The memory clock speeds of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 7040 range from 1,000MHz to 2,400MHz.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many PCs of this age and spec.

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Very High System Bus Data Transfer Rate

The lowest system bus data transfer rate of medium processor core personal computers that came out more than a year ago is 5GT/s, the highest is 8GT/s, and the average system bus data transfer rate is 6GT/s. When compared to other comparable spec personal computers that were released one year ago that we have checked, the system bus data transfer rate of the DELL 7040 of 8 Gigatransfers per second is one of the highest.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

Most comparable spec computers that have been available for more than a year have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL 7040 which has six USB 3.0 ports.

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Eight Processor Threads

The DELL 7040 is a eight processor thread PC. Most of the other computers that have been around for a comparable time to the 7040 only have between four and seven processor threads.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of computers of a comparable type and age to the 7040 is 2GB and the biggest is 790GB. At 65,536 megabytes, the DELL 7040 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 7040.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 8 megabytes, the DELL 7040 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the 7040. Across all the desktop computers that are a comparable age to the 7040 the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.6MB.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many personal computers of a similar spec and age to it.

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Very Light

At only 1.4 kilograms, the DELL 7040 is fairly light compared to most of the other computers of a similar age and type to the 7040. The average weight of similar spec PCs that came out around the same time as the 7040 is 7.5kg.

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Very Shallow

PCs of a similar age and type to the 7040 have depths of between 31mm and 590mm. With a depth of only 178 millimeters, the DELL 7040 is quite shallow compared to most of the other computers that have been available for a similar time to the 7040.

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Narrow

The widths of similar spec computers that have been available for around the same time as the 7040 range from 33mm to 510mm. At only 36 millimeters, the DELL 7040 is very narrow compared to most of the other desktop computers of this type and age.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,100 megahertz, the DELL 7040 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other personal computers that have been around for more than a year. PCs of this age and type have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 640MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Desktop computers of this age and spec have hard drive capacity of between 1GB and 3TB. When compared to other comparable spec computers that have been around for a similar time to the 7040 that we have checked the hard drive capacity of, the DELL 7040's hard drive capacity of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

If this medium processor core desktop computer hard drive capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the HP ProDesk 600 G1 Mini (500GB) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of medium processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago is 840GB. At only 128 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 7040.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The DELL 7040 has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 2.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 7040. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the HP 400 (£182.00) (3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard

This desktop computer supports an IEEE 802.11a|IEEE 802.11ac|IEEE 802.11b|IEEE 802.11g|IEEE 802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The DELL 7040 has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to it. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this personal computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this desktop computer.

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Only Bronze EPEAT Compliance

The DELL 7040 has a Bronze EPEAT compliance which is better than most comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most similar spec desktop computers that are a comparable age to it have a Gold EPEAT compliance.

This computer's EPEAT compliance (Bronze) is in fact the worst EPEAT compliance across all medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 7040.

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

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Only One Storage Drive

Most medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 7040 have between one and five storage drives, including the DELL 7040 which has one storage drive.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL 7040

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this medium processor core desktop computer was released.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other computers of a comparable spec and age to the 7040.

PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Acer Aspire XC-705 (£449.00) (10GB), or the HP 810-477na (£939.99) (12GB).

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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
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Solid State Drive Installed
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
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Version
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
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
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 Unite Technology
Intel® Unite™
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
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Software Driver Included
Manual
Cable Included
Mouse Included
Stand Included
Keyboard Supplied
AC Adapter
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter

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

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell m1p71, dell win10, dell i76700, dell win10b, dell win10bl, dell i76700t, dell win10bla, dell win10blac, dell win10black, dell optiplex7040, dell optiplex7040m, dell optiplex704016, dell optiplex7040mi, dell optiplex7040mic, dell optiplex704016s, dell optiplex704016sa, dell optiplex7040micr, dell optiplex7040micro, dell optiplex7040microt, dell optiplex7040microto, dell optiplex7040microtow, dell optiplex7040microtowe, dell optiplex7040microtower
Barcodes 05397063749638, 05397063916726

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