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Just Released Five Months Ago
This personal computer is one of the latest PCs to be released. This means it is likely to use more advanced technology than some of the older PCs.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as it.
12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
The DELL 7040 supports a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version which is better than most latest computers. Most new similar spec desktop computers support an 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version.
A 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is in fact the best supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across all new PCs.
Across similar types of desktop computer the worst supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is 11.2/12.
DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Personal Computers
We calculated the average reviews for all DELL personal computers and also specifically for DELL medium processor cores computers and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.
Quite Fast Processor Frequency
With a processor frequency of 3.4 gigahertz, the DELL 7040 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the 7040. The average processor frequency of recently released personal computers is 3.1GHz.
Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The DELL 7040 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memorys (4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of similar spec personal computers that have been around for the last year is 0.5GB and the biggest is 4.1TB.
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3 PCI Express Slots Version
This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many new personal computers.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This personal computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that came out in the last year.
Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency
At 4 gigahertz, the DELL 7040 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other latest comparable spec personal computers. The average processor boost frequency of recently released personal computers is 3.6GHz.
Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed
At 2,133 megahertz, the DELL 7040 has a quite fast memory clock speed compared to most of the other recently released personal computers. The memory clock speeds of medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 7040 range from 1,600MHz to 2,400MHz.
DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type
This computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that have been around for the last year.
Two DisplayPorts Quantitys
The DELL 7040 is a two displayPorts quantity PC. Most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the 7040 have between one and three displayPorts quantitys.
Two Number of 2.5" Bayss
The DELL 7040 is a two number of 2.5" bays personal computer. Most of the other similar spec computers that have been on the market for the last year have between one and three number of 2.5" bayss.
Eight Processor Threadss
Most of the other new personal computers only have between four and seven processor threadss, however the DELL 7040 has eight processor threadss.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
The DELL 7040 has one of the bigger processor caches (8 megabytes) amongst desktop computers of this age. Across all the new medium processor cores computers the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.8MB.
Supports One Compatible Memory Cards
The number of compatible memory card supported by the DELL 7040 is more than most similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to it. This personal computer supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards supported by latest desktop computers.
Has One Memory Slots
The number of memory slots found on the DELL 7040 is more than most desktop computers that came out around the same time as it. This PC has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots found on recently released comparable spec computers.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This personal computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly supported discrete graphics memory type on recently released PCs.
4 Reasons Against
Recent Price Increase of £76.81
The 7040 has increased in price by £76.81 in the last month.
Only Bronze EPEAT Compliance
The DELL 7040 has a Bronze EPEAT compliance which is better than the Gold EPEAT compliance found on most similar spec computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.
This desktop computer's EPEAT compliance (Bronze) is in fact the worst EPEAT compliance across all recently released medium processor cores computers.
A Gold EPEAT compliance is the best EPEAT compliance amongst comparable types of desktop computer.
Only One Number of Storage Drives Supported
Most medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for the last year have between 1 and 499 number of storage drives supporteds, including the DELL 7040 which has one number of storage drives supported.
We checked medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for the last year and they range in price from £346 to £1,500. We think that this DELL desktop computer looks expensive compared to other medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for the last year.
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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL 7040
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been around for the last year.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The DELL 7040 has a pretty standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other PCs that were launched in the last year.
Average Hard Drive Capacity
With a hard drive capacity of 500 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a fairly average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other new medium processor cores computers.
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HDD Storage Media
The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many comparable spec personal computers that have been around for around the same time as 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 consider the HP 800 G2[plb_3768590_price] (SSD and cheaper).
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