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DELL OptiPlex 3040
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DELL OptiPlex 3040 2 Core Intel Core I3-6xxx 3.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD

2 Intel Core I3-6xxx 3.7GHz 4GB Sep 2016
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Only Released Five Months Ago

DELL only released the OptiPlex 3040 five months ago.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many few processor cores computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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4.4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This PC supports a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is typical of many latest similar spec personal computers.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of computers that were released in the last year range from 100MHz to 690MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 330MHz. At 350 megahertz, the OptiPlex 3040 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other new few processor cores computers.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of desktop computers that were launched in the last 12 months range from 8GB to 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 44GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 64 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3040 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 3040.

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Quite Fast Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor

At 1,866 megahertz, the OptiPlex 3040 has a quite fast memory clock speeds supported by processor compared to most of the other latest few processor cores computers. Recently released few processor cores computers have memory clock speeds supported by processors of between 1,300MHz and 1,900MHz.

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Quite Fast Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

The average memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) of few processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040 is 30GB/s, and the memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s range from 21GB/s to 35GB/s. The DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a fairly fast memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) (34.1 gigabytes per second) compared to most of the other recently released few processor cores computers.

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DELL Computers Have Good Reviews

DELL is one of the better rated PC manufacturers according to average expert and user review score data that we have collected for all desktop computers.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The OptiPlex 3040 has a quite fast processor frequency (3.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec computers that came out in the last 12 months. Comparable spec personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040 have processor frequencys of between 1GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average processor frequency is 3.2GHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The DELL OptiPlex 3040 has an SSD storage media which is faster than most latest few processor cores computers. Most few processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as it 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.

This PC's storage speed (SSD) is actually the best storage speed across all personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the OptiPlex 3040.

Across comparable types of PC the worst storage speed is HDD.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on few processor cores computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly High System Bus Rate

The system bus rates of few processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to the OptiPlex 3040 range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s, and the average system bus rate is 6.5GT/s. At 8 Gigatransfers per second, the OptiPlex 3040 has a quite high system bus rate compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This personal computer has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on new similar spec computers.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on new few processor cores computers.

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1 Reason Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Recently released comparable spec desktop computers have total storage capacitys of between 16GB and 1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 570GB. At only 128 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3040 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the OptiPlex 3040.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL OptiPlex 3040

Average Internal Memory

The OptiPlex 3040 has a pretty average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other recently released few processor cores computers.

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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
Non-ECC
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Optional Operating System Supplied
Operating System Language
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
PS/2 Ports Quantity
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
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 Slots
PCI Express X1 Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Cable Lock Slot
Number of 2.5" 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
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® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep 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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX)
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
Drivers Included
Manual
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied

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 30402536
Barcodes 05397063782536, 05397063782680, 05397063845811, 05397063918119, 05901165757684

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