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DELL OptiPlex 3040m
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DELL OptiPlex 3040m 2 Core Intel Core I3-6xxx 3.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

2 Intel Core I3-6xxx 3.2GHz 4GB Sep 2016
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Ultracompact, energy efficient desktop with versatile deployment and custom mounting options. Powerfully efficient: Powered by 6th generation Intel Core processors. Multitask smoothly: Up to 16GB... More
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DELL Has Good Personal Computer Reviews

We checked the reviews from users and experts of hundreds of PCs to determine an average rating for each PC manufacturer. On average PCs from DELL have good ratings from owners and experts.

Just Released Three Months Ago

Being released just three months ago, this desktop computer is likely to have more advanced features.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec personal computers that were released in the last 12 months.

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4.4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This personal computer supports a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version on latest few processor core computers.

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Very Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

At 64 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3040m has a quite big max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other latest few processor core computers. The average max internal memory supported processor of recently released similar spec desktop computers is 42GB, and the max internal memory supported processors range from 8GB to 64GB.

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Fairly Fast Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

The slowest max memory bandwidth supported processor of few processor core computers that have been available for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040m is 21GB/s and the fastest is 35GB/s. The DELL OptiPlex 3040m has one of the faster max memory bandwidth supported processor (34.1 gigabytes per second) amongst desktop computers of this age.

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

The OptiPlex 3040m is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port personal computer.

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on few processor core 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.

If the storage speed of this DELL desktop computer is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Chromebox 3010[pl_2672334_price] (SSD), or the OptiPlex 3040[pl_3242114_price] (SSD) both from DELL or the HP 400 G2[plb_3768563_price] (SSD).

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many comparable spec PCs that were launched in the last year.

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Very High System Bus Data Transfer Rate

The average system bus data transfer rate of new comparable spec PCs is 6.5GT/s. The DELL OptiPlex 3040m has one of the highest system bus data transfer rates (8 Gigatransfers per second) amongst personal computers of this age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This computer has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on few processor core computers that were released around the same time as it.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the DELL OptiPlex 3040m is more than most recently released few processor core computers. The most frequently found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slots 2x SO-DIMM are also found on this personal computer.

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Very Shallow

The depths of few processor core computers that were released around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040m range from 83mm to 440mm, and the average depth is 280mm. The OptiPlex 3040m is fairly shallow (only 176 millimeters) compared to most of the other recently released few processor core computers.

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Narrow

The average width of new similar spec personal computers is 160mm, and the widths range from 34mm to 440mm. With a width of only 36 millimeters, the DELL OptiPlex 3040m is quite narrow compared to most of the other few processor core computers that are a similar age to the OptiPlex 3040m.

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2 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The DELL OptiPlex 3040m has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 950 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec computers that were released in the last year. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of latest few processor core computers range from 790MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,000MHz.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most recently released few processor core computers have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the OptiPlex 3040m which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL OptiPlex 3040m

Average Processor Clock Speed

The OptiPlex 3040m has a pretty average processor clock speed (3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the OptiPlex 3040m.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3040m has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040m.

Computers with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the HP 460-p035na[plb_3700374_price] (1TB), or the Acer Veriton X2640G[plb_3723713_price] (1TB).

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 500 gigabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3040m has a relatively standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that came out in the last year.

If you would prefer a bigger hard drive capacity then you might want to look at the HP 460-p035na[plb_3700374_price] (1TB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3040m has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were launched in the last 12 months.

If this DELL PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the 460-p035na[pl_3700374_price] (8GB), the 400 G3 SFF[pl_3766817_price] (8GB), or the 400 G3 MT[pl_3766819_price] (8GB) all from HP.

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Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading 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
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Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
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Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
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Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 30402703
Barcodes 05397063782703, 05397063782727, 05397063782789, 05397063782918, 05397063846177, 05397063846191, 05397063888177, 05397063916825, 05397063916832, 05397063916849

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