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DELL is one of the superior personal computer brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and DELL also has good reviews for its medium processor core computers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on comparable spec PCs that were launched more than two years ago.
11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many computers of a comparable type and age to it.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
At 3.5 gigahertz, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core computers that have been available for a comparable time to the OptiPlex 3020. The average processor clock speed of PCs that came out around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020 is 3.1GHz.
The number of included cables found on the OptiPlex 3020 is more than most PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This personal computer has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on comparable spec computers that have been around for more than two years.
Three PCI Express X1 Slots
The DELL OptiPlex 3020 has more PCI Express x1 slots than most of the computers of a comparable age and type to the OptiPlex 3020. Most of the medium processor core computers that were released more than two years ago only have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots, however this computer has three PCI Express x1 slots.
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L3 Processor Cache Level
This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on computers of this spec and age.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many personal computers of a comparable spec and age to it.
7 Reasons Against
Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The DELL OptiPlex 3020 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port desktop computer.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many comparable spec computers that have been available for a similar time 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.
If the storage speed of this computer is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Zotac ZBOX CA320 nano (SSD) which also has a higher rating.
Only Has One Memory Slot
The number of memory slots found on the OptiPlex 3020 is more than most desktop computers that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this DELL computer.
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
The DELL OptiPlex 3020 is a two USB 3.0 port computer.
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Only One DisplayPort
Most personal computers of a comparable age and spec to the OptiPlex 3020 have between one and two DisplayPorts, including the DELL OptiPlex 3020 which has one DisplayPort.
Only Four Processor Threads
Most medium processor core computers that were released around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020 have between four and seven processor threads, including the DELL OptiPlex 3020 which has four processor threads.
Only One PCI Express X16 Slot
The OptiPlex 3020 is a one PCI Express x16 slot PC.
4 Other reasons to consider the DELL OptiPlex 3020
Released Over Two Years Ago
This medium processor core computer has been on the market for over two years.
Average Internal Memory
The DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a pretty typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core computers that were released more than two years ago.
At 500 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020.
At 500 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the OptiPlex 3020.
Desktop computers with a bigger hard drive capacity that might be worth looking at include the Fujitsu CELSIUS W530 (1TB).
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
LGA1150, Socket H3 (LGA 1150)
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Memory Clock Speed
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Storage Drive Installed
Optical Drive Type
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
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
Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Mini Tower, Tower
Cable Lock Slot
Water Cooling System
Intel Segment Tagging
Enterprise, Small Business
Password Protection Level
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
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
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)
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power Supply Input Voltage
100 - 240
Power Supply Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
CE, CECP, WEEE
Energy Star Certified
Intel Virtualization Technology
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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