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DELL OptiPlex 3020
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DELL OptiPlex 3020 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.3GHz 8GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.3GHz 8GB Aug 2016
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6 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only Released Six Months Ago

DELL only released the OptiPlex 3020 six months ago.

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Desktop Computers

Medium processor cores computers manufactured by DELL have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all personal computers (not just medium processor cores computers) and found that DELL also has good reviews across its entire range.

3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on new medium processor cores computers.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most frequently found cabling technology on medium processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most computers that came out around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020 have between two and seven USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the OptiPlex 3020 which has six USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most recently released similar spec desktop computers have between two and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the OptiPlex 3020 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Slow Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

With a memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) of only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a quite slow memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been on the market for the last year. The memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s of latest medium processor cores computers range from 21GB/s to 77GB/s.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the OptiPlex 3020 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 1.6TB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 110GB. The DELL OptiPlex 3020 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 32 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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Only 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 cores computers that came out in the last year.

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Only 4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

The OptiPlex 3020 supports a better on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version than most computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This personal computer supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, whereas most newly released personal computers support a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version. The best on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version of all medium processor cores computers that were launched in the last year is 4.4 and the worst is 4.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.024 gigabytes) compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec computers. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of desktop computers that were released around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020 range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Only DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a newer internal memory type than most latest PCs. This computer has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, whereas most newly released similar spec desktop computers have a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type.

This PC's internal memory type (DDR3-SDRAM) is in fact the worst internal memory type across all PCs that have been available for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020.

A DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type is the best internal memory type amongst similar types of PC.

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Very Low System Bus Rate

The DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly low system bus rate (only 5 Gigatransfers per second) compared to most of the other personal computers that came out in the last 12 months. Similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 3020 have system bus rates of between 5GT/s and 8GT/s.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL OptiPlex 3020

Average Processor Frequency

At 3.3 gigahertz, the OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other recently released computers.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers that were released in the last year.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3020 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 3020.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020.

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HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that were launched 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.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Voltage Supported by Processor
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Non-ECC
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Operating System Language
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Wake-On-LAN Ready
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DisplayPorts Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 Slots
PCI Express X1 Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Cable Lock Slot
Number of 5.25" Bays
Number of 3.5" Bays
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Intel Segment Tagging
Performance
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Audio System
Compatible Processor Series
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Audio Chip
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
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)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
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 (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Display Diagonal
Drivers Included
Manual
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Panel Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Full HD
Keyboard Supplied
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
Display Type
AC Adapter Included
Display Number of Colours
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

27 October 2014

There's nothing particularly revolutionary about Dell's Optiplex 3020 Micro. It has been possible to cram most of the necessities of a PC into a box this size for some years now. It's also not...

9 April 2016

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User Reviews

(16)
Reviewed 9 May 2014 by Eric W.

To the reviewer complaining it only has VGA. That's not true. There's Displayport as well, which, with an inexpensive adapter will get you HDMI...

Reviewed 12 February 2015 by Affinity
(Verified Purchase)

We've rolled about a dozen of these out and have been great. For how compact they are, they are simple to get into for memory upgrades/hard drive replacements. Because of the form factor, you have... Read more…

Slimline and small. Easy to disassemble for the size. Good warranty. Solid working parts. Attractive, and not flimsy like comparable models
Small
8GB Ram
Windows 7 64
USB 3.0
No PCI port onboard
Been using as my primary workstation for 3 months without issue
The only con I can think of is that any low profile video card you throw in will need to have a fan. Otherwise, it will most definitely over heat. (Although, this really isn't a con. This thing is tin
Within 3 days of setup, several of the towers started producing a "thwapping" sound. I opened one up and discovered that the GPU fan was hitting the DVD drive's SATA cable. For some reason, the factor
The PCI simple communications controller driver did not rollover when making the transition from Windows 7 pro to 8.1 pro. It was not found by windows update, however the Dell support website had the
Reviewed 15 February 2015 by Dorow T.
(Verified Purchase)

Until i had this machine I ran my business off of a laptop. The laptop runs fine, but is taking a lot of wear and tear as I travel to most of my clients. This machine runs my office now. The... Read more…

Reviewed 25 September 2014 by Anonymous

Wish I knew this before telling a client to purchase this exact model from newegg. There wasn't a review that listed this issue at time of purchase...

Good performance until you need to get it fixed quick
Inexpensive for what you get, has displayport. Great warranty
There is a proprietary power supply and proprietary power connector on system board. You cant just go to any store to purchase a power supply and install it. This is true for all Optiplex 3020
The proprietary power supply. Dell's at it again
(Verified Purchase)

Intel i3 processor which is not bad. easy to set up. and it's not that bad for the price you pay.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i54590, dell ram500, dell i54590t, dell ram500g, dell 30200xt1, dell ram500gb, dell 30200xt1g
Barcodes 00000030208958, 05397063618958, 05397063640843, 05397063641055, 05397063663866, 05397063687527, 05397063740222, 05397063740239, 05397063774937, 05397063776603, 05397063779468

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