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DELL OptiPlex 3040 2 Core Intel Core I3-6xxx 3.2GHz 4GB 128GB SSD

2 Intel Core I3-6xxx 3.2GHz 4GB Mar 2016
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on few processor cores computers that came out in the last year.

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4.4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This desktop computer supports a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is typical of many computers that have been available for the last year.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the few processor cores computers that have been available for a comparable time to the OptiPlex 3040 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 44GB. At 64 gigabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other new comparable spec desktop computers.

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Quite Fast Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

The average memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) of comparable spec PCs that have been available for the last year is 30GB/s. At 34.1 gigabytes per second, the DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a fairly fast memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) compared to most of the other recently released few processor cores computers.

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

The DELL OptiPlex 3040 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity computer. Most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040 have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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DELL PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked the expert and user reviews of hundreds of computers to determine an average rating for each PC brand. On average personal computers manufactured by DELL have good ratings from experts and users.

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SSD Storage Media

The DELL OptiPlex 3040 has an SSD storage media which is faster than most PCs that have been around for the last year. Most recently released PCs have an HDD storage media. 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.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage speed amongst all few processor cores computers that are a similar age to the OptiPlex 3040.

The worst storage speed amongst similar types of PC is HDD.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to it.

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Very High System Bus Rate

With a system bus rate of 8 Gigatransfers per second, the OptiPlex 3040 has one of the higher system bus rates amongst few processor cores computers of this age. New few processor cores computers have system bus rates of between 5GT/s and 8GT/s, and the average system bus rate is 6.5GT/s.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has One Memory Slots

The DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a greater number of memory slots than most few processor cores computers that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly found memory slots is 2x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this personal computer. The memory slotss 2x SO-DIMM are also found on this desktop computer.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 950 megahertz, the DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that came out in the last year. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of few processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 3040 range from 790MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of few processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040 is 570GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 16GB to 1TB. The OptiPlex 3040 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 128 gigabytes) amongst few processor cores computers of this age.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor

Few processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040 have memory clock speeds supported by processors of between 1,300MHz and 1,900MHz. When compared to other PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the OptiPlex 3040 that we have assessed the memory clock speeds supported by processor of, the OptiPlex 3040's memory clock speeds supported by processor of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The OptiPlex 3040 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity PC.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3040 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that were launched around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040. The smallest maximum internal memory of computers that have been available for a similar time to the OptiPlex 3040 is 4GB, the biggest is 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 19GB.

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of recently released few processor cores computers is 1,600MHz and the fastest is 2,200MHz. At only 1,600 megahertz, the OptiPlex 3040 has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other newly released few processor cores computers.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL OptiPlex 3040

Released Ten Months Ago

This personal computer was released ten months ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3040 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that came out in the last year.

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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 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
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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 Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone in
Line-Out
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Combo Headphone/mic Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Cable Lock Slot
Colour of Product
Intel Segment Tagging
Performance
Password Protection
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
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 Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
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)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Display Included
AC Adapter Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
15 April 2016

The Dell Optiplex 3040 Small Form Factor business desktop has a sixth-generation Intel Core i5 processor and some room for external expansion. It's a fine choice for a growing SMB or home office...

Compact chassis with some internal expansion space
Generous port selection
Easy to service
Affordable
Easy-to-navigate software
Half-height PCIe slots
Lacks integrated Wi-Fi
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Poor display
Chunky plastic build

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i36100, dell i36100t, dell c169za00, dell c169zs00
Barcodes 05397063782536, 05397063782734

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