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DELL OptiPlex 3040 2 Core Intel Core I3-6xxx 3.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

2 Intel Core I3-6xxx 3.7GHz 4GB Sep 2016
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16 Reasons For

Only Released Five Months Ago

As one of the newer PCs, this DELL PC is likely to use better technology.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many similar spec computers that were released in the last year.

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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 the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version on similar spec personal computers that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of new few processor cores computers is 100MHz and the fastest is 690MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 350 megahertz, the OptiPlex 3040 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst few processor cores computers of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

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

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Quite Fast Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

Across all the comparable spec computers that have been available for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040 the memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s range from 21GB/s to 35GB/s. With a memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) of 34.1 gigabytes per second, the OptiPlex 3040 has one of the faster memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s amongst personal computers of this age.

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DELL Has Good Personal Computer Reviews

We checked the expert and user reviews of hundreds of desktop computers to determine an average rating for each desktop computer manufacturer. On average personal computers from DELL have good reviews from experts and users.

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HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is typical of many few processor cores computers that have been available for a comparable time to 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.

Other HDD personal computers currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper desktop computers such as the Vostro 3900[pl_3018199_price], or the 3250[pl_3343848_price] both from DELL or the Acer Veriton X2640G[plb_3426584_price].

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many few processor cores computers that came out in the last 12 months.

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Three PCI Express X1 Slotss

The DELL OptiPlex 3040 is a three PCI Express x1 slots computer. Most of the other few processor cores computers that have been available for the last year only have between one and two PCI Express x1 slotss.

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Fairly High System Bus Rate

The lowest system bus rate of new comparable spec PCs is 5GT/s, the highest is 8GT/s, and the average system bus rate is 6.5GT/s. The DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a fairly high system bus rate (8 Gigatransfers per second) compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040.

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Two Number of 2.5" Bayss

The DELL OptiPlex 3040 has more number of 2.5" bayss than most of the new comparable spec desktop computers. This desktop computer is a two number of 2.5" bays PC compared to most of the few processor cores computers that have been available for a similar time to the OptiPlex 3040 which only have one number of 2.5" bays.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Cards

The OptiPlex 3040 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most few processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as it. The most frequently supported compatible memory cards is MMC+, but this compatible memory cards is not supported by this desktop computer. The compatible memory cardss SD are also supported by this personal computer.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many new similar spec PCs.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The number of placements supported by the OptiPlex 3040 is more than most few processor cores computers that are a similar age to it. This computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most commonly supported placement supported supported by few processor cores computers that are a similar age to the OptiPlex 3040.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on few processor cores computers that came out in the last year.

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2 Reasons Against

Only One Number of 5.25" Bays

The OptiPlex 3040 is a one number of 5.25" bays desktop computer. Most of the other few processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 3040 have one number of 5.25" bays.

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Heavy

Desktop computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the OptiPlex 3040 have weights of between 350g and 11kg, and the average weight is 5kg. With a weight of 8 kilograms, the OptiPlex 3040 is one of the heavier newly released similar spec desktop computers amongst few processor cores computers of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL OptiPlex 3040

Average Processor Frequency

At 3.7 gigahertz, the DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3.7GHz processor clock speed computers currently available including the Vostro 3900[pl_3018199_price], or the 3250[pl_3343848_price] both from DELL or the Acer Veriton X2640G[plb_3426584_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3040 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 500GB total storage capacity personal computers currently available including cheaper PCs such as the DELL Vostro 3900[plb_3018199_price].

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 500 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3040 has a pretty average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that have been around for the last year.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 500GB hard drive capacity computers currently available including cheaper computers such as the DELL Vostro 3900[plb_3018199_price].

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that came out in the last 12 months.

There are a number of other 4GB memory desktop computers currently available that you might want to consider including cheaper PCs such as the DELL Vostro 3900[plb_3018199_price].

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Specification

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Processor Model
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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
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Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
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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
Compatible Memory Cards
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
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Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
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Graphics Adapter DisplayPorts Quantity
NVIDIA G-SYNC
NVIDIA GameWorks VR
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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 Maximum Resolution
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
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Operating System Installed
Trial Software
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Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
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Microphone in
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HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
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VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
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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
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Placement Supported
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
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Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Intel Segment Tagging
Performance
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Audio System
Compatible Processor Series
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Dell E-Value Code
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® 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 QuickPath Interconnect
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX)
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Power Supply Input Voltage
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Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
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Energy Star Certified
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Display Diagonal
Drivers Included
Manual
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
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Contrast Ratio (typical)
Keyboard Supplied
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
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Display Resolution
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AC Adapter Included
Display Number of Colours

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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