Ultracompact, energy efficient desktop with versatile deployment and custom mounting options. Powerfully efficient: Powered by 6th generation Intel Core processors. Multitask smoothly: Up to 16GB...
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This PC received an expert rating of 80% from PC Mag. If all the new medium processor cores computers are ranked by average expert review score then this desktop computer is in the bottom 100%.
Good Product Quality
Some customers who purchased the product considered that it was good quality. Pc Mag gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote in January last year “Great call quality and volume”. Pc Mag also mentioned “Excellent call quality”.
Acceptable Noise Level
Two customers who reviewed this PC reckoned that it was quiet. Pc Mag wrote “Silent operation” in their review. Pc Mag also wrote “Very quiet in use”.
Several DELL OptiPlex 3040 reviewers agreed that it was compact. Pc Mag rated the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review on PC Mag “Compact chassis with some internal expansion space”. Pc Mag also mentioned “Compact dimensions”.
Easy to Use
One DELL OptiPlex 3040 reviewer reckoned that this PC was easy to use.
Large Storage Capacity
One DELL OptiPlex 3040 owner who reviewed it concluded that it had good storage. Pc Mag gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Fold down handle for easy storage” in their review of the DELL OptiPlex 3040.
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One DELL OptiPlex 3040 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the DELL OptiPlex 3040 was aesthetic. Pc Mag said “Aesthetically and technically impressive”.
Good Battery Life
One person reckoned that this PC had a good battery life. Pc Mag mentioned “Good battery life” in their DELL OptiPlex 3040 review.
Only Released Five Months Ago
The OptiPlex 3040 was only relased by DELL five months ago.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on recently released computers.
DELL Personal Computers Have Good Reviews
Based on 184 owner and expert reviews, DELL has good reviews for its PCs. DELL also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores computers range.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many new medium processor cores computers.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This desktop 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 12 months.
With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the OptiPlex 3040 is one of the lighter comparable spec computers that have been available for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040 amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age. The average weight of medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040 is 6.3kg.
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One DELL OptiPlex 3040 owner who purchased this PC concluded that it was not well made. Pc Mag said on PC Mag last year “Chunky plastic build”. One DELL OptiPlex 3040 reviewer considered that it was not reliable. Pc Mag said in their review “Not always reliable”.
Quite Slow Processor Frequency
The average processor frequency of medium processor cores computers that have been around for a comparable time to the OptiPlex 3040 is 3.1GHz. The DELL OptiPlex 3040 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 2.5 gigahertz) amongst PCs of this age.
Very Small Internal Memory
The OptiPlex 3040 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst desktop computers of this age. The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores computers that came out in the last 12 months is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 7.9GB.
If this personal computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Alienware Alpha[plb_3801416_price] (8GB) which is also higher rated.
Very Small Hard Drive Capacity
The average hard drive capacity of recently released medium processor cores computers is 890GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 120GB to 3TB. The DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the OptiPlex 3040.
If this personal computer hard drive capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Alienware Alpha[plb_3801416_price] (1TB) which also has a higher rating.
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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of new medium processor cores computers is 6.3GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 64GB. At only 1.7 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3040 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other PCs that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 3040.
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The OptiPlex 3040 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity PC.
Very Small Maximum Internal Memory
The DELL OptiPlex 3040 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 16 gigabytes) amongst PCs of this age. PCs that have been around for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040 have maximum internal memorys of between 4GB and 260GB.
Very Slow Memory Clock Speed
At only 1,600 megahertz, the DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec desktop computers. Across all the latest medium processor cores computers the memory clock speeds range from 1,600MHz to 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,900MHz.
Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency
At only 3.1 gigahertz, the DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other new medium processor cores computers. Across all the new medium processor cores computers the processor boost frequencys range from 2.2GHz to 4.2GHz.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the OptiPlex 3040.
If this DELL PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Alienware Alpha[plb_3801416_price] (1TB) which also has a higher rating.
HDD Storage Media
The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage media on similar spec PCs that were launched in the last 12 months. 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.