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DELL OptiPlex 3040
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DELL OptiPlex 3040 4 Core Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD

4 Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.2GHz 8GB Sep 2016
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13 Reasons For

Only Released Five Months Ago

The OptiPlex 3040 was only relased by DELL five months ago. Newer personal computers like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.

Quite Fast Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor

The average memory clock speeds supported by processor of latest medium processor cores computers is 1,700MHz, and the memory clock speeds supported by processors range from 800MHz to 2,200MHz. At 2,133 megahertz, the DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a fairly fast memory clock speeds supported by processor compared to most of the other new medium processor cores computers.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many desktop computers that have been on the market for the last year.

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

The OptiPlex 3040 is a six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity computer. Most of the other latest medium processor cores computers have between two and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Good Brand

DELL medium processor cores computers have good reviews on average and across all computers DELL is one of the better rated manufacturers.

SSD Storage Media

The DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a faster storage speed than most medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This DELL PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to 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.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage speed across all recently released medium processor cores computers.

The worst storage speed amongst comparable types of personal computer is HDD.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many recently released medium processor cores computers.

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

This computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on similar spec PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Three PCI Express X1 Slotss

The DELL OptiPlex 3040 is a three PCI Express x1 slots PC.

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Two Number of 2.5" Bayss

The DELL OptiPlex 3040 is a two number of 2.5" bays computer.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Cards

The OptiPlex 3040 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most latest computers. This personal computer supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards supported by medium processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This computer has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many latest medium processor cores computers.

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Four USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The DELL OptiPlex 3040 is a four USB 2.0 ports quantity 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 1,050 megahertz, the OptiPlex 3040 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other recently released medium processor cores computers. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of recently released medium processor cores computers range from 600MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3040's total storage capacity is one of the smallest amongst medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 3040. Newly released medium processor cores computers have total storage capacitys of between 120GB and 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 740GB.

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Only One Number of 3.5" Bays

The OptiPlex 3040 is a one number of 3.5" bays personal computer. Most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been around for a comparable time to the OptiPlex 3040 have between one and two number of 3.5" bayss.

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Only One DisplayPorts Quantity

Most desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the OptiPlex 3040 have between one and three displayPorts quantitys, including the DELL OptiPlex 3040 which has one displayPorts quantity.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040 is 4GB and the biggest is 260GB. The DELL OptiPlex 3040 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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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 medium processor cores computers that were launched in the last year. Newly released computers have memory clock speeds of between 1,600MHz and 2,400MHz.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL OptiPlex 3040

Average Processor Frequency

At 3.2 gigahertz, the OptiPlex 3040 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 3040.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3040 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec 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 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
Compatible Memory Cards
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
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 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
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
Serial Ports Quantity
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 Type
Cable Lock Slot
Number of 2.5" Bays
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
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
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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel TSX-NI Version
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
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
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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