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DELL OptiPlex 3020
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DELL OptiPlex 3020 4 Core Intel Core I5 3.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

$659.00
$335.00 $324.00 cheaper than 9 days ago
4 Intel Core I5 3.3GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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8 Reasons For

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Personal Computers

We calculated the average ratings for all DELL desktop computers and also specifically for DELL medium processor core PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on desktop computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

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

This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many personal computers that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Three PCI Express X1 Slots

The OptiPlex 3020 is a three PCI Express x1 slot computer.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

The OptiPlex 3020 is a six USB 2.0 port PC.

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Two 5.25" Bays

The DELL OptiPlex 3020 is a two 5.25" bay PC. Most of the other desktop computers that were released around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020 have between one and two 5.25" bays.

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Supports One Case Placement

The DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a greater number of placements than most desktop computers of this spec and age. This DELL personal computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 3020.

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Has One Cable Included

The DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a greater number of included cables than most personal computers of a comparable spec and age to it. This computer has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on personal computers of a comparable age and type to the OptiPlex 3020.

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12 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on computers of this type and age. 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 want to look at include cheaper desktop computers such as the 8300 SFF[pl_1473123_price], or the EliteDesk 800 G1[pl_2319091_price] both from HP.

If the storage speed of this desktop computer is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 Mini[plb_2578763_price] (SSD).

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to the OptiPlex 3020 the internal memory range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average internal memory is 7.9GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of other 4GB memory PCs currently available which you might want to look at including the 8300 SFF[pl_1473123_price], or the EliteDesk 800 G1[pl_2319091_price] both from HP which is cheaper.

If this desktop computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 Mini[plb_2578763_price] (8GB).

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3020 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar age and type to the OptiPlex 3020. Medium processor core PCs that are a similar age to the OptiPlex 3020 have hard drive capacity of between 320GB and 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 800GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 500GB hard drive capacity personal computers currently available including the 8300 SFF[pl_1473123_price], or the EliteDesk 800 G1[pl_2319091_price] both from HP which is cheaper.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst personal computers of this age. The total storage capacity of medium processor core PCs that were released around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020 range from 32GB to 3TB.

Alternative 500GB total storage capacity personal computers currently available that you might want to look at include the 8300 SFF[pl_1473123_price], or the EliteDesk 800 G1[pl_2319091_price] both from HP which is cheaper.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the DELL OptiPlex 3020 is more than most desktop computers of a similar type and age to it. The most frequently found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this DELL desktop computer.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most computers of this age and spec have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports, including the OptiPlex 3020 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Only One DisplayPort

Most desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the OptiPlex 3020 have between one and two DisplayPorts, including the DELL OptiPlex 3020 which has one DisplayPort.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The OptiPlex 3020 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 16 gigabytes) amongst personal computers of this age. Across all the computers of this age and type the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 32GB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the personal computers that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 3020 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.8MB. At only 6 megabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The OptiPlex 3020 is a four processor thread personal computer. Most of the other medium processor core PCs that came out more than two years ago have between four and seven processor threads.

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Only Two 3.5" Bays

The OptiPlex 3020 is a two 3.5" bay computer.

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Only One PCI Express X16 Slot

The OptiPlex 3020 is a one PCI Express x16 slot PC.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL OptiPlex 3020

Released Over Two Years Ago

This desktop computer has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The OptiPlex 3020 has a relatively typical processor clock speed (3.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other PCs of this age and spec.

There are a number of other 3.3GHz processor clock speed desktop computers currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper desktop computers such as the OptiPlex 7020[pl_2394472_price], or the OptiPlex 7020[pl_2396612_price] both from DELL.

PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the HP ProDesk 600 SFF[plb_2733958_price] (3.5GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Hard Drive Capacity
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Storage Drive Installed
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
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Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
DisplayPort
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
5.25" Bay
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Water Cooling System
Performance
Compatible Processor Series
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
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Certificates
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Cable Included
Display Included
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

27 October 2014

There's nothing particularly revolutionary about Dell's Optiplex 3020 Micro. It has been possible to cram most of the necessities of a PC into a box this size for some years now. It's also not...

9 April 2016

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5 January 2015

Trotz seiner kompakten Bauform ist der Dell OptiPlex 3020 Micro ein vollwertiger Office-PC mit guter Leistung und sehr geringem Stromverbrauch. Lediglich bei voller Last wird er recht...

Reasonable price
Very small
Decent business software performance
Flexible mounting options

User Reviews

(17)
Reviewed 9 May 2014 by Eric W.

To the reviewer complaining it only has VGA. That's not true. There's Displayport as well, which, with an inexpensive adapter will get you HDMI...

Reviewed 12 February 2015 by Affinity
(Verified Purchase)

We've rolled about a dozen of these out and have been great. For how compact they are, they are simple to get into for memory upgrades/hard drive replacements. Because of the form factor, you have... Read more…

Slimline and small. Easy to disassemble for the size. Good warranty. Solid working parts. Attractive, and not flimsy like comparable models
Small
8GB Ram
Windows 7 64
USB 3.0
No PCI port onboard
Been using as my primary workstation for 3 months without issue
The only con I can think of is that any low profile video card you throw in will need to have a fan. Otherwise, it will most definitely over heat. (Although, this really isn't a con. This thing is tin
Within 3 days of setup, several of the towers started producing a "thwapping" sound. I opened one up and discovered that the GPU fan was hitting the DVD drive's SATA cable. For some reason, the factor
The PCI simple communications controller driver did not rollover when making the transition from Windows 7 pro to 8.1 pro. It was not found by windows update, however the Dell support website had the
Reviewed 15 February 2015 by Dorow T.
(Verified Purchase)

Until i had this machine I ran my business off of a laptop. The laptop runs fine, but is taking a lot of wear and tear as I travel to most of my clients. This machine runs my office now. The... Read more…

Reviewed 25 September 2014 by Anonymous

Wish I knew this before telling a client to purchase this exact model from newegg. There wasn't a review that listed this issue at time of purchase...

Good performance until you need to get it fixed quick
Inexpensive for what you get, has displayport. Great warranty
There is a proprietary power supply and proprietary power connector on system board. You cant just go to any store to purchase a power supply and install it. This is true for all Optiplex 3020
The proprietary power supply. Dell's at it again
(Verified Purchase)

Intel i3 processor which is not bad. easy to set up. and it's not that bad for the price you pay.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 4gb500gbdlxdvdrwgbew7, dell 4gb500gbdlxdvdrwgbew7p, dell optiplex3020mtinteli545704gb500gbamd8490, dell optiplex3020mtinteli545704gb500gbwindows
Barcodes 00000030208866, 05054484674672, 05397063618798, 05397063618804, 05397063618866
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