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DELL OptiPlex 3030

DELL OptiPlex 3030 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3GHz 4GB Aug 2014
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
Free your workspace from clutter with the OptiPlex 3030 All-in-One desktop featuring an optional touch screen for easy navigation without a mouse. Versatile fit, powerful performance: Essential... More
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Expert Reviews Are Average

Expert review site kuzniewski.pl scored this personal computer 75%.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many computers of a comparable age and spec to it.

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DELL Has Good Personal Computer Reviews

DELL medium processor core PCs have good reviews on average and across all computers DELL is one of the better rated brands.

3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many PCs of this age and type.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many medium processor core PCs 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 comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Shallow

When compared to other medium processor core PCs that have been on the market for more than two years, the depth of the DELL OptiPlex 3030 of only 67 millimeters is one of the shallowest. The shallowest medium processor core personal computer that came out more than two years ago is 33mm deep, the deepest is 690mm, and the average depth is 350mm.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The OptiPlex 3030 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port computer.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor core PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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.

We compared all the other HDD personal computers to this desktop computer and we think the HP ProDesk 600 SFF[plb_2733958_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3030 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst medium processor core PCs of this age. The smallest internal memory of PCs of a comparable age and spec to the OptiPlex 3030 is 2GB and the biggest is 64GB.

If this desktop computer internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 Mini[plb_2578763_price] (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The OptiPlex 3030 has a quite slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other personal computers of this type and age. Across all the similar spec desktop computers that were released more than two years ago the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor core PCs that came out around the same time as the OptiPlex 3030 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 2GB. At only 1.024 gigabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3030 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that have been available for a similar time to the OptiPlex 3030.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The OptiPlex 3030 is a two USB 3.0 port computer.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of computers of a similar spec and age to the OptiPlex 3030 range from 2GB to 260GB. The OptiPlex 3030 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core PCs of this age.

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Only Four USB 2.0 Ports

The DELL OptiPlex 3030 is a four USB 2.0 port desktop computer.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

PCs that are a similar age to the OptiPlex 3030 have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 4.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz. At only 3 gigahertz, the OptiPlex 3030 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar age and type to the OptiPlex 3030.

Other 3GHz processor clock speed PCs currently available which you might want to look at include cheaper PCs such as the Fujitsu P420 E85+[plb_2544760_price].

If this DELL desktop computer processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Fujitsu Esprimo P420[plb_2580165_price] (3.1GHz and cheaper); or the HP Z230[plb_2554785_price] (3.4GHz and higher rated).

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Very Wide

The width of the DELL OptiPlex 3030 of 489 millimeters is one of the widest amongst computers of a similar spec and age to the OptiPlex 3030. The average width of medium processor core PCs that were released around the same time as the OptiPlex 3030 is 190mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL OptiPlex 3030

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor core personal computer was released over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The OptiPlex 3030 has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 3030.

If this personal computer total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP Z230[plb_2554785_price] (1TB and higher rated).

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

The DELL OptiPlex 3030 has a fairly average hard drive capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

If this computer hard drive capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the HP Z230[plb_2554785_price] (1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Design
2.5" Bay
Case Colour
Water Cooling System
Performance
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Embedded Options Available
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Instruction Set
Processor Code
Scalability
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

(1)
13 April 2016

Dell OptiPlex 3030 to dobrej klasy komputer biurowy zajmuj?cy niewiele miejsca na stanowisku pracy, o konfiguracji pozwalaj?cej na bezproblemow? prac? z pakietem biurowym lub programami...

Speedy benchmark results
4K and VR ready
Lots of internal expansion room
USB-C
Great controls
No Wireless connectivity
Pedestrian case styling
One-year warranty
Basic level design
Needlessly pads out content

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i54590, dell i54590s, dell 30308178
Barcodes 05397063436507, 05397063638178

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