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DELL Precision T1700
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DELL Precision T1700 4 Core Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.5GHz 16GB 256GB SSD

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4 Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.5GHz 16GB May 2015
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20 Reasons For

DELL Has Good Computer Reviews

DELL is one of the better rated personal computer brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and DELL also has good ratings for its medium processor core personal computers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the Precision T1700 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision T1700. Across all the computers that have been around for around the same time as the Precision T1700 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 640MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4,096 gigabytes, the Precision T1700 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the Precision T1700. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision T1700 is 1.8TB.

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640 CUDA Cores

Most personal computers of a comparable spec and age to the Precision T1700 have between 384 and 1,023 CUDA cores, including the Precision T1700 which has 640 CUDA cores.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 3.5 gigahertz, the Precision T1700 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that came out more than a year ago. Across all the similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision T1700 the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz.

PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the HP 810-477na (£939.99) (3.6GHz).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Precision T1700 is 2GB and the biggest is 64GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL Precision T1700 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst personal computers of this age.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the HP 440 MT (32GB) which is also higher rated.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Precision T1700 has an SSD storage medium which is faster than the HDD storage medium found on most desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

This computer's storage speed (SSD) is actually the best storage speed across all desktop computers of this spec and age.

The worst storage speed across comparable types of computer is HDD.

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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 the most frequently found cabling technology on medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This desktop computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on comparable spec personal computers that have been around for a similar time to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many comparable spec PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

The DELL Precision T1700 is a six USB 2.0 port desktop computer. Most of the other PCs of this type and age have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports.

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Two 5.25" Bays

The Precision T1700 is a two 5.25" bay PC.

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Fairly Big Solid-State Drive Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the Precision T1700 has a fairly big solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Precision T1700. The average solid-state drive capacity of personal computers of a comparable age and type to the Precision T1700 is 200GB, and the solid-state drive capacities range from 8GB to 1TB.

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Eight Processor Threads

Most of the other computers of this type and age only have between four and seven processor threads, however the Precision T1700 has eight processor threads.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory of computers of this type and age range from 4.9MB to 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes, the Precision T1700 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory amongst comparable spec PCs of this age.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the Precision T1700 is more than most PCs that are a similar age to it. This personal computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by desktop computers of this type and age.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the DELL Precision T1700 is more than most medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to it. This PC has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Precision T1700.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This desktop computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many similar spec personal computers that were released around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

The slowest max memory bandwidth supported processor of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than a year is 10GB/s and the fastest is 68GB/s. The Precision T1700 has a fairly slow max memory bandwidth supported processor (only 25.6 gigabytes per second) compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that came out around the same time as the Precision T1700.

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Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

The Precision T1700 has one of the smaller max internal memory supported processors (only 32 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec computers of this age. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Precision T1700 the max internal memory supported processors range from 2GB to 770GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 65GB.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Precision T1700 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar type and age to the Precision T1700. The smallest total storage capacity of computers that were released around the same time as the Precision T1700 is 4GB and the biggest is 3.6TB.

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Only One DisplayPort

Most personal computers of this spec and age have between one and three DisplayPorts, including the Precision T1700 which has one DisplayPort.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slot

The Precision T1700 is a one PCI Express x1 slot desktop computer.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Precision T1700 has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,600 megahertz) amongst desktop computers of this age. The memory clock speeds of personal computers of a similar spec and age to the Precision T1700 range from 1,000MHz to 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,800MHz.

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Very Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate

With a system bus data transfer rate of only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the DELL Precision T1700 has one of the lower system bus data transfer rates amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The lowest system bus data transfer rate of personal computers that came out more than a year ago is 5GT/s, the highest is 8GT/s, and the average system bus data transfer rate is 6GT/s.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the Precision T1700 range from 2GB to 790GB. At only 32,768 megabytes, the DELL Precision T1700 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision T1700.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL Precision T1700

Released Over a Year Ago

This DELL computer has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Voltage
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
Processor Series
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
Memory
Internal Memory
Error Checking and Correcting (ECC)
Non-ECC Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
RAID Level
RAID File Storage
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Solid State Drive Installed
Hard Drive Size
Storage Drive Installed
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter DVI-I Port
Graphics Adapter DisplayPort
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
CUDA
Execution Unit
CUDA Core
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
Wake-On-LAN Ready
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Port
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
PS/2 Port
DisplayPort
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Slot
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slot
PCI Express X16 (Gen 2.x) Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
5.25" Bay
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Water Cooling System
Performance
Password Protection Level
Password Protection
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
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)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel I/O Acceleration Technology
Scalability
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
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
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Software Driver Included
Manual
Bundled Software
Cable Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Windows Key
AC Adapter
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Technical Details

1 Award

PC Mag Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(3)
9 October 2013

The Dell Precision T1700 SFF is a professional workstation at a business desktop PC price...

7 October 2013

For under $1,000, you can get an ISV-compliant workstation that comes with an Intel Xeon CPU and Nvidia Quadro graphics. For the money, this is the single-processor workstation that you should be...

PC Mag

21 January 2014

Sin duda, este Dell Precision T1700 FP es una buena opción para las empresas que busquen una workstation con suficiente potencia pero no quieran utilizar una máquina de gran tamaño, siendo su...

Workstation that's priced like a high-end desktop PC
Xeon and Quadro power
Four USB 3.0 ports 2 front
2 back)
ISV certified graphics
Limited internal expansion space

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 6 October 2015 by Scott M.

Had to re-image them and re-install all software which would have taken a long time to get done except I still have my administrator rights on our network so I was able to do it manually. Once... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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