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DELL OptiPlex 3020
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DELL OptiPlex 3020 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.1GHz 4GB Apr 2015
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
Rely on a range of processors that include 4th Generation Intel Core i5 processors with Intel Integrated Graphics. OptiPlex Micro features the smallest Dell chassis design with a displacement of... More
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10 Reasons For

Good Brand

DELL is one of the superior desktop computer brands according to average expert and user review score data that we have collected for all personal computers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on few processor core computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,150 megahertz, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for more than a year. Personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,200MHz.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many few processor core computers that came out more than a year ago.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of PCs of this type and age is 2GHz, the fastest is 5GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. At 4 gigahertz, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a very fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were released one year ago.

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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 typical of many few processor core computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has One Cable Included

The OptiPlex 3020 has a greater number of included cables than most computers of this age and spec. This personal computer has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on few processor core computers that have been around for more than a year.

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Shallow

At only 176 millimeters, the OptiPlex 3020 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other few processor core computers that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 3020. Few processor core computers that were released one year ago have depths of between 33mm and 1,100mm, and the average depth is 270mm.

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Narrow

The OptiPlex 3020 is one of the narrowest few processor core computers that were launched around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020 (only 36 millimeters) amongst desktop computers of this age. The narrowest PC of a comparable spec and age to the OptiPlex 3020 is 29mm wide and the widest is 660mm.

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2 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other few processor core computers that have been available for more than a year, the DELL OptiPlex 3020's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of computers that have been around for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020 is 100MHz and the fastest is 690MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many comparable spec computers that are a similar age to it. 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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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL OptiPlex 3020

Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the OptiPlex 3020 over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 3.1 gigahertz, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other computers of a similar type and age to the OptiPlex 3020.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other personal computers of a comparable age and spec to the OptiPlex 3020.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

The DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly standard hard drive capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been around for a similar time to the OptiPlex 3020.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other few processor core computers that came out more than a year ago.

Desktop computers with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Asus M32AD[plb_3097814_price] (6GB).

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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
Processor Model
Processor That Supports ECC
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
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
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
Trial Software
Operating System Language
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
DisplayPort
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Cable Lock Slot
2.5" Bay
Case Colour
Water Cooling System
Intel Segment Tagging
Performance
Password Protection Level
Password Protection
Audio System
Compatible Processor Series
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Idle States
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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
Cable Included
Display Included
AC Adapter
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

Expert Reviews

27 October 2014

There's nothing particularly revolutionary about Dell's Optiplex 3020 Micro. It has been possible to cram most of the necessities of a PC into a box this size for some years now. It's also not...

9 April 2016

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5 January 2015

Trotz seiner kompakten Bauform ist der Dell OptiPlex 3020 Micro ein vollwertiger Office-PC mit guter Leistung und sehr geringem Stromverbrauch. Lediglich bei voller Last wird er recht...

Reasonable price
Very small
Decent business software performance
Flexible mounting options

User Reviews

(17)
Reviewed 9 May 2014 by Eric W.

To the reviewer complaining it only has VGA. That's not true. There's Displayport as well, which, with an inexpensive adapter will get you HDMI...

Reviewed 12 February 2015 by Affinity
(Verified Purchase)

We've rolled about a dozen of these out and have been great. For how compact they are, they are simple to get into for memory upgrades/hard drive replacements. Because of the form factor, you have... Read more…

Slimline and small. Easy to disassemble for the size. Good warranty. Solid working parts. Attractive, and not flimsy like comparable models
Small
8GB Ram
Windows 7 64
USB 3.0
No PCI port onboard
Been using as my primary workstation for 3 months without issue
The only con I can think of is that any low profile video card you throw in will need to have a fan. Otherwise, it will most definitely over heat. (Although, this really isn't a con. This thing is tin
Within 3 days of setup, several of the towers started producing a "thwapping" sound. I opened one up and discovered that the GPU fan was hitting the DVD drive's SATA cable. For some reason, the factor
The PCI simple communications controller driver did not rollover when making the transition from Windows 7 pro to 8.1 pro. It was not found by windows update, however the Dell support website had the
Reviewed 15 February 2015 by Dorow T.
(Verified Purchase)

Until i had this machine I ran my business off of a laptop. The laptop runs fine, but is taking a lot of wear and tear as I travel to most of my clients. This machine runs my office now. The... Read more…

Reviewed 25 September 2014 by Anonymous

Wish I knew this before telling a client to purchase this exact model from newegg. There wasn't a review that listed this issue at time of purchase...

Good performance until you need to get it fixed quick
Inexpensive for what you get, has displayport. Great warranty
There is a proprietary power supply and proprietary power connector on system board. You cant just go to any store to purchase a power supply and install it. This is true for all Optiplex 3020
The proprietary power supply. Dell's at it again
(Verified Purchase)

Intel i3 processor which is not bad. easy to set up. and it's not that bad for the price you pay.

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell my6, dell w10, dell w81, dell nfm5, dell w81p, dell my6t, dell 4hv8, dell w10p, dell win7, dell nfm5w, dell my6tm, dell 4hv8k, dell win7p, dell win7pr, dell 4gb500, dell i34160, dell p222509, dell i34160t, dell win7pro, dell 4gb500g, dell 4gb500gb, dell p222509p, dell win7pro64, dell optiplex3020, dell optiplex3020m, dell optiplex3020mt, dell 4gb500gbdvdrwgbew7, dell 4gb500gbdvdrwgbew7p, dell optiplex3020mtinteli341304gb500gbwindows
Barcodes 04053162752092, 05397063638260, 05397063638307, 05397063638314, 05397063638338, 05397063677962, 05397063709878, 05397063741823, 05397063779574

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