Rely on a range of processors that include 4th Generation Intel Core i5 processors with Intel Integrated Graphics. OptiPlex Micro features the smallest Dell chassis design with a displacement of...
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This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec personal computers that have been available for more than a year.
DELL Desktop Computers Have Good Reviews
On average DELL medium processor core PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all desktop computers produced by DELL.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on PCs of this type and age.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as it.
At only 176 millimeters, the DELL OptiPlex 3020M is quite shallow compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that were released around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020M. Similar spec desktop computers that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 3020M have depths of between 31mm and 590mm.
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Personal computers of a similar age and type to the OptiPlex 3020M have weights of between 38g and 100kg, and the average weight is 7.7kg. With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the OptiPlex 3020M is quite light compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020M.
With a width of only 36 millimeters, the OptiPlex 3020M is very narrow compared to most of the other computers that were launched around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020M. Medium processor core PCs that have been around for a similar time to the OptiPlex 3020M have widths of between 33mm and 510mm.
6 Reasons Against
Very Slow Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of only 2 gigahertz, the DELL OptiPlex 3020M has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other computers that have been on the market for more than a year. Across all the desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the OptiPlex 3020M the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is typical of many personal computers of a comparable age and spec to 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.
Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on similar spec personal computers that have been available for around the same time as it.
Only Has One Memory Slot
The OptiPlex 3020M has a greater number of memory slots than most computers that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this personal computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this DELL PC.
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Only One Storage Drive
The OptiPlex 3020M is a one storage drive computer.
Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
At only 3 gigahertz, the OptiPlex 3020M has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other computers of this spec and age. The maximum turbo frequencies of personal computers of a comparable age and spec to the OptiPlex 3020M range from 1.8GHz to 4.4GHz.
4 Other reasons to consider the DELL OptiPlex 3020M
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when DELL released the OptiPlex 3020M.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The OptiPlex 3020M has a pretty standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
Desktop computers with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the HP 800 G2 ($699.95) (1TB), or the Fujitsu W550 (1TB).
Average Hard Drive Capacity
The DELL OptiPlex 3020M has a fairly standard hard drive capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers that were released around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020M.
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Average Internal Memory
The OptiPlex 3020M has a pretty typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that are a similar age to the OptiPlex 3020M.
If you are looking for a desktop computer with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the DELL 270 (6GB).
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Socket H3 (LGA 1150), LGA1150
Maximum Turbo Frequency
545, I5-4590, I5-4590T
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported 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
Memory Clock Speed
1 x 4
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive Type
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
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, Microsoft Office
Operating System Language
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
2L sized PC, 1.2L sized PC
Horizontal, Vertical, Horizontal/Vertical
Water Cooling System
Intel Segment Tagging
Enterprise, Small Business
Password Protection Level
Compatible Processor Series
Celeron, Core i3, Core i5, Pentium
PC, Mini PC, Mini PC (<= 3L)
Processor Special Features
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Embedded Options Available
Thermal Monitoring Technology
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power Supply Input Voltage
100 - 240
Power Supply Input Frequency
50 - 60
Weight & Dimensions
Storage Relative Humidity Range
5 - 95
Storage Temperature Range
-40 - 65
-15.2 - 10668
-15.2 - 3048
Relative Humidity Operating Range
20 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35
CECP, CE, WEEE
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video