The PowerEdge T20 server packs large internal storage capacity and capable performance into a quiet mini tower chassis designed to deliver efficient and worry-free operation. With the T20, data...
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21 Reasons For
Two Industry Awards
Two expert review sites both endorsed this computer. This personal computer received an Alphr.com"Recommended" award and it received a "Value for Money" award from Itpro.co.uk.
Expert Reviews Are Good
On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Techradar, itpro.co.uk and techradar.com/au/ this computer has an overall expert rating of 85%. That puts this desktop computer in the top 17% of all the comparable spec PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
Owner Reviews Are Excellent
Based on 6 owner reviews this desktop computer has a terrific average owner rating. If all the medium processor core personal computers that came out more than a year ago are ranked by average owner review score then this personal computer is in the top 18%.
Some customers concluded that the product was good value for money. Techradar wrote in their review of the DELL PowerEdge T20 “Good value” . Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews “Flexible than a NAS, this server is great value for small businesses that want to keep their options open”. Expert website Itpro.co.uk said “SOHOs wanting an affordable, purpose built server”.
Some DELL PowerEdge T20 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this PC was compact. Techradar mentioned “Compact mini, tower with easy access to internals” and scored the product 80 out of 100. Expert website Alphr.com mentioned in their review of this PC “This compact desktop system packs lots of potential into a tiny, affordable package, making it a rival to HP's ProLiant MicroServer Gen8” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.
Good Value for Money
Itpro.co.uk highlighted in their review that this computer provided a good bang for your buck.
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Large Storage Capacity
One DELL PowerEdge T20 reviewer who reviewed this PC thought it had good storage. Expert website Itpro.co.uk rated it 4 stars and wrote two years ago “Has has plenty of storage potential making it suitable for SMBs” in their review.
One DELL PowerEdge T20 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made.
Easy to Use
One DELL PowerEdge T20 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Expert review site Crn.com wrote “The NAS would win every time; it's specialized to be easy to set up and maintain”.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Medium processor core personal computers that have been available for more than a year have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 500MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the DELL PowerEdge T20 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to the PowerEdge T20.
We checked 380 user and expert reviews for DELL desktop computers and found that on average DELL has good ratings. We also found that DELL has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core personal computers range.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL PowerEdge T20 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for more than a year. Across all the similar spec desktop computers that are a comparable age to the PowerEdge T20 the hard drive capacity range from 1GB to 3TB.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on PCs of this spec and age.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on computers of this type and age.
Four 3.5" Bays
The PowerEdge T20 is a four 3.5" bay computer.
Six USB 2.0 Ports
Most PCs of a comparable age and spec to the PowerEdge T20 have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports, including the PowerEdge T20 which has six USB 2.0 ports.
Two 2.5" Bays
The PowerEdge T20 is a two 2.5" bay desktop computer. Most of the other similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the PowerEdge T20 have between one and nine 2.5" bays.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
The smallest processor cache of PCs of this spec and age is 2MB and the biggest is 10MB. At 8 megabytes, the DELL PowerEdge T20 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerEdge T20.
Has One Memory Slot
The number of memory slots found on the DELL PowerEdge T20 is more than most medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as it. This personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on PCs of this age and spec.
4 Reasons Against
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many desktop computers that are a comparable 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.
Very Small Internal Memory
With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the DELL PowerEdge T20 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerEdge T20. The internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the PowerEdge T20 range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average internal memory is 8GB.
Only One PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slot
The DELL PowerEdge T20 is a one PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slot personal computer. Most of the other similar spec PCs that were released around the same time as the PowerEdge T20 have between one and two PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots.
Only Four Processor Threads
Most medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerEdge T20 have between four and seven processor threads, including the PowerEdge T20 which has four processor threads.
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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL PowerEdge T20
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when DELL released the PowerEdge T20.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 3.2 gigahertz, the DELL PowerEdge T20 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other desktop computers that were released more than a year ago.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL PowerEdge T20 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that have been available for more than a year.
+1 Other reason
Intel Xeon, Intel Xeon E3, Intel Xeon E3 v3
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
LGA1150, Socket H3 (LGA 1150)
Maximum Turbo Frequency
225, E3-1225, E3-1225V3
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
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
Error Checking and Correcting (ECC)
Memory Clock Speed
1 x 4
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Storage Drive Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics P4600
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slot
PCI Express X16 (Gen 2.x) Slot
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slot
Mini Tower, Tower
Water Cooling System
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 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 Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Dual Display Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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 TSX-NI Version
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Weight & Dimensions
Storage Temperature Range
-40 - 65
-15.2 - 10668
-15.2 - 3048
Relative Humidity Operating Range
20 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35
Intel Virtualization Technology
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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