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DELL Precision T1700 SFF
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DELL Precision T1700 SFF 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 8GB Jul 2014
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Get workstation performance for about the price of a desktop with the Dell Precision T1700, available in two compact sizes that are perfect for any environment. Available with 4th Gen Intel Core... More
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DELL Desktop Computers Have Good Reviews

DELL has good average reviews for its medium processor core personal computers as well as across its entire PC range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many desktop computers of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of personal computers of this age and type is 3,200MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 850MHz to 860,000MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the DELL Precision T1700 SFF has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that are a similar age to the Precision T1700 SFF.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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

The DELL Precision T1700 SFF is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 3.6 gigahertz, the DELL Precision T1700 SFF has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Precision T1700 SFF. The average processor clock speed of personal computers of a similar age and type to the Precision T1700 SFF is 3.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 4.1GHz.

If you are looking for a desktop computer with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the HP Z440 (£1,402.57) (3.7GHz).

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Precision T1700 SFF has a fairly big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and spec. The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Precision T1700 SFF is 320GB and the biggest is 3TB.

Personal computers with a bigger hard drive capacity that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo P300 Tower (£771.89) (2TB).

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Precision T1700 SFF has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers that are a comparable age to the Precision T1700 SFF. The total storage capacity of medium processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago range from 32GB to 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 710GB.

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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 commonly found cabling technology on desktop computers that were launched more than two years ago.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on desktop computers of a similar spec and age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on personal computers of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision T1700 SFF is 3.6GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 4.4GHz. The Precision T1700 SFF has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Precision T1700 SFF.

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Eight Processor Threads

Most of the other similar spec personal computers that were released more than two years ago only have between four and seven processor threads, however the Precision T1700 SFF has eight processor threads.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the DELL Precision T1700 SFF has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers that are a similar age to the Precision T1700 SFF. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision T1700 SFF is 2GB and the biggest is 260GB.

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Has One Memory Slot

The DELL Precision T1700 SFF has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it. This desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on PCs of a comparable type and age to the Precision T1700 SFF.

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Has One Cable Included

The number of included cables found on the Precision T1700 SFF is more than most personal computers of this age and type. This DELL PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on similar spec computers that have been around for around the same time as the Precision T1700 SFF.

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Shallow

The Precision T1700 SFF is quite shallow (only 312 millimeters) compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar age and spec to the Precision T1700 SFF. Across all the PCs of a comparable type and age to the Precision T1700 SFF the depths range from 33mm to 690mm, and the average depth is 360mm.

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Narrow

With a width of only 92.6 millimeters, the Precision T1700 SFF is fairly narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to the Precision T1700 SFF. Medium processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago have widths of between 33mm and 490mm, and the average width is 190mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Precision T1700 SFF has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 gigabyte) compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the Precision T1700 SFF. Medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Precision T1700 SFF have discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of between 1GB and 6.2TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2TB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many PCs of this age and spec. 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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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Precision T1700 SFF has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.024 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision T1700 SFF. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of comparable spec PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.4GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 2GB.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of desktop computers that are a similar age to the Precision T1700 SFF is 510MB and the biggest is 6.2GB. When compared to other similar spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the Precision T1700 SFF that we have assessed, the discrete graphics adapter memory of the Precision T1700 SFF of only 1,024 megabyte is one of the smallest.

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Only One 3.5" Bay

The Precision T1700 SFF is a one 3.5" bay personal computer.

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Only One DisplayPort

The Precision T1700 SFF is a one DisplayPort PC.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slot

Most desktop computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Precision T1700 SFF have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots, including the Precision T1700 SFF which has one PCI Express x1 slot.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision T1700 SFF

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the Precision T1700 SFF over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL Precision T1700 SFF has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and spec.

If this DELL computer internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Apple Mac Pro (£2,899.99) (12GB), or the DELL XPS 8700 (12GB).

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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
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
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
RAID Level
RAID File Storage
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
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 Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slot
PCI Express X4 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Water Cooling System
Performance
Compatible Processor Series
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Dell E-Value Code
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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
OS Guard
Intel Insider
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)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Scalability
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
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

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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

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 64, dell i74, dell 64b, dell 64bi, dell i74x, dell i74xx, dell 64bit, dell i74xxx
Barcodes 00000017003958, 05397063422586, 05397063435814, 05397063436255, 05397063653881, 05397063663958, 05397063667765

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