Great Performance. Outstanding Value.Get the job done with business-ready desktops offering superb value with strong performance, exceptional security and easy serviceability. Ready To Perform-...
Available from international sellers only
We last saw a price for the DELL OptiPlex 3020 two weeks ago which was $699.00
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product Unsubscribe
The OptiPlex 3020 was only relased by DELL three months ago. Newer desktop computers like this one are likely to have more advanced features.
We calculated the average ratings for all DELL PCs and also specifically for DELL medium processor core computers and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many new medium processor core computers.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core computers that were launched in the last year. Latest medium processor core computers have hard drive capacity of between 120GB and 3TB.
Three PCI Express X1 Slots
The OptiPlex 3020 has more PCI Express x1 slots than most of the comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020. This desktop computer is a three PCI Express x1 slot desktop computer compared to most of the medium processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020 which only have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This personal computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on new medium processor core computers.
+6 More reasons for
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 core computers that have been around for around the same time as it.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many medium processor core computers that are a comparable age to it.
Six USB 2.0 Ports
Most new medium processor core computers have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports, including the OptiPlex 3020 which has six USB 2.0 ports.
Two 3.5" Bays
Most new medium processor core computers have between one and six 3.5" bays, including the OptiPlex 3020 which has two 3.5" bays.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many medium processor core computers that came out in the last year.
11 Reasons Against
Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The OptiPlex 3020 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC.
Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
With a max memory bandwidth supported processor of only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly slow max memory bandwidth supported processor compared to most of the other new comparable spec personal computers. Computers that have been available for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020 have max memory bandwidth supported processor of between 10GB/s and 77GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 33GB/s.
Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
With a max internal memory supported processor of only 32 gigabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other new medium processor core computers. Newly released similar spec desktop computers have max internal memory supported processors of between 2GB and 1.6TB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 90GB.
Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many latest comparable spec desktop computers.
+8 More reasons against
Only 4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
The OptiPlex 3020 supports a better on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version than most similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This PC supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, whereas most medium processor core computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it support a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version. The worst on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version of all latest medium processor core computers is 4 and the best is 4.4.
Only Has One Memory Slot
The OptiPlex 3020 has a greater number of memory slots than most comparable spec personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time 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 personal computer.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This PC supports a 10|100|1000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly supported Ethernet LAN data rate on new medium processor core computers.
Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.024 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3020 has one of the smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst medium processor core computers of this age. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of new medium processor core computers is 7.8GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB.
Only One DisplayPort
Most new medium processor core computers have between one and three DisplayPorts, including the OptiPlex 3020 which has one DisplayPort.
Very Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate
The OptiPlex 3020 has one of the lower system bus data transfer rates (only 5 Gigatransfers per second) amongst similar spec personal computers of this age. The average system bus data transfer rate of similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 3020 is 7.1GT/s, and the system bus data transfer rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s.
With a weight of 9.4 kilograms, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 is one of the heavier medium processor core computers that were launched in the last 12 months amongst medium processor core computers of this age. Desktop computers that are a similar age to the OptiPlex 3020 have weights of between 38g and 23kg, and the average weight is 7kg.
4 Other reasons to consider the DELL OptiPlex 3020
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 3.3 gigahertz, the OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core computers that have been available for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020.
If this personal computer processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Y700 (3.4GHz), the Acer Predator G3-710 (3.4GHz), or the HP Z240 ($911.27) (3.4GHz).
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other new computers.
Average Internal Memory
The DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a fairly typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other new similar spec personal computers.
+2 Other reasons
HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on latest medium processor core computers. 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.
If the storage speed of this desktop computer is too slow for you then you might want to consider the 800 G2 SFF ($1,028.26) (SSD), or the 600 G2 Mini (SSD) both from HP.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Socket H3 (LGA 1150), LGA1150
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Voltage
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Memory Clock Speed
2 x 4
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Open GL Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Windows 7 Professional
McAfee Security Center, Office
Operating System Language
Recovery Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Mini Tower, Tower
Cable Lock Slot
Water Cooling System
Intel Segment Tagging
Enterprise, Small Business
Password Protection Level
Compatible Processor Series
Celeron, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, Pentium
Dell E-Value Code
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Standard Manageability
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
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
Windows 7 64
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
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…