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

Intel Core I5-6xxx 8GB 500GB HDD Jul 2016
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DELL Has Good Personal Computer Reviews

On average DELL personal computers have good reviews as do all personal computers produced by DELL.

Only Released Five Months Ago

Being released just five months ago, this personal computer is likely to have better features.

Very Big Internal Memory

Across all the new personal computers the internal memory range from 4GB to 8GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB. When compared to other comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to the 7040 that we have assessed the internal memory of, the DELL 7040's internal memory of 8 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

The DELL 7040 has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology which is better than the 10/100Base-T(X) cabling technology found on most similar spec desktop computers that have been around for a comparable time to it.

This desktop computer's cabling technology (10/100/1000Base-T(X)) is in fact the best cabling technology amongst all recently released PCs.

Amongst similar types of desktop computer the worst cabling technology is 10/100Base-T(X).

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Very Shallow

Across all the PCs that were released in the last 12 months the depths range from 290mm to 440mm, and the average depth is 350mm. At only 292 millimeters, the DELL 7040 is quite shallow compared to most of the other personal computers that are a similar age to the 7040.

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Very Narrow

With a width of only 92.6 millimeters, the DELL 7040 is one of the narrower recently released similar spec desktop computers amongst personal computers of this age. Across all the similar spec PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 7040 the widths range from 92mm to 340mm, and the average width is 180mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL 7040

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the 7040.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a pretty typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the 7040.

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on latest PCs. 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.

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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

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 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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