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DELL 7040 Intel Core I5-6xxx 8GB 500GB HDD

Intel Core I5-6xxx 8GB 500GB HDD Jul 2016
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Only Released Five Months Ago

DELL only released the 7040 five months ago.

DELL Has Good PC Reviews

We checked 191 expert and user reviews for DELL PCs and found that on average DELL has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has good reviews specifically within its PCs range.

Very Big Internal Memory

When compared to other latest comparable spec computers, the DELL 7040's internal memory of 8 gigabytes is one of the biggest. PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 7040 have internal memory of between 4GB and 8GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB.

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

The DELL 7040 has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology which is better than the 10/100Base-T(X) cabling technology found on most comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to it.

A 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology is in fact the best cabling technology amongst all comparable spec computers that have been around for the last year.

Amongst comparable types of desktop computer the worst cabling technology is 10/100Base-T(X).

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Very Shallow

At only 292 millimeters, the DELL 7040 is quite shallow compared to most of the other PCs that were launched around the same time as the 7040. The depths of PCs that are a comparable age to the 7040 range from 290mm to 440mm, and the average depth is 350mm.

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Very Narrow

With a width of only 92.6 millimeters, the DELL 7040 is one of the narrower PCs that were released around the same time as the 7040 amongst PCs of this age. The average width of new PCs is 180mm.

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Only DVD+RW Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this PC is DVD±RW, which is typical of many similar spec personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The DELL 7040 has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other new PCs.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a pretty typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec PCs.

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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.

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Expert Reviews

23 February 2016

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Boxed copies available for physical purchase
Large number of servers
Wide range of endpoint countries
Clear nologging policy
Comfortable to use
Didn't work for Netflix during our tests
Video streaming and data performance less reliable than most rivals during testing
Display prone to scratches
Faulty app
Expensive, no where to store extra heads, nowhere to carry tools when cleaning

User Reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2016 by Max
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Wonderful display. Operates with alacrity. Find backlighted keyboard a real enhancement. Keyboard backlight only comes on when key is touched and turns off automatically. I tend to use more as a... Read more…

Reviewed 27 April 2016 by Silent Running | 11 Comments
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Not an Amazon purchase, I got it directly from Dell, but there's something I think prospective customers should know. First off, I'm happy with the hardware. My main reasons for buying were the up... Read more…

If you are an intelligent person, you will not buy this tablet. Yes, it is cute and has a tremendous screen. But pray that you don't EVER need technical support. I bought my 7040 slightly used. I... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

After extensive research I picked this tablet as the successor iPad Air. The only problem was that the essential Dell matching keyboard was not included and after extensive calls to Dell... Read more…

Reviewed 9 March 2016 by Audrya

Bought this tablet 6 months ago, it's been a nice tablet, but unfortunately, it has developed stress fractures along the back and edges. Called up the warranty and I was told that it could not be... Read more…

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