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DELL OptiPlex 3040 4 Core Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.2GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

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4 Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.2GHz 4GB Apr 2016
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10 Reasons For

DELL Desktop Computers Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all DELL computers and also specifically for DELL medium processor core personal computers and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews compared to other brands.

Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

Across all the personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the OptiPlex 3040 the memory clock speeds supported by processors range from 800MHz to 2,200MHz. The DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a quite fast memory clock speed supported by processor (2,133 megahertz) compared to most of the other latest desktop computers.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last year.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.74 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3040 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the OptiPlex 3040. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of new similar spec PCs is 8.5GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Only Released Eight Months Ago

DELL only released the OptiPlex 3040 eight months ago.

Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The DELL OptiPlex 3040 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst personal computers of this age. The hard drive capacity of medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months range from 250GB to 3TB.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on new medium processor core personal computers.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Card

The DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months. This desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This personal computer has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Narrow

At only 92.6 millimeters, the OptiPlex 3040 is quite narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the OptiPlex 3040. The widths of medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 3040 range from 34mm to 7,100mm.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last 12 months is 0.5GB, the biggest is 4.1TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 260GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3040 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040.

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Only One Graphics Adapter DisplayPort

Most new desktop computers have between one and three graphics adapter DisplayPorts, including the OptiPlex 3040 which has one graphics adapter DisplayPort.

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Very Small Internal Memory

New medium processor core personal computers have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 7.9GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3040 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that were released around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The OptiPlex 3040 has a greater number of memory slots than most latest desktop computers. The most commonly 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 desktop computer.

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Only One 3.5" Bay

The OptiPlex 3040 is a one 3.5" bay personal computer. Most of the other similar spec desktop computers that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 3040 have between one and three 3.5" bays.

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Only One 5.25" Bay

The OptiPlex 3040 is a one 5.25" bay desktop computer.

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Only One DisplayPort

The DELL OptiPlex 3040 is a one DisplayPort personal computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the OptiPlex 3040 have between one and three DisplayPorts.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the OptiPlex 3040 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 42GB. The DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3040.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The average processor cache of medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last year is 6.7MB, and the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB. At only 6 megabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3040 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other new similar spec desktop computers.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The DELL OptiPlex 3040 is a four processor thread personal computer.

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

The OptiPlex 3040 has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,600 megahertz) amongst computers of this age. The average memory clock speed of medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the OptiPlex 3040 is 2,000MHz.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL OptiPlex 3040

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.2 gigahertz, the OptiPlex 3040 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last year.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the OptiPlex 3040 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the OptiPlex 3040.

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many new medium processor core personal 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.

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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
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
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
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
Processor Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Non-ECC Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter DVI-I Port
Graphics Adapter DisplayPort
Discrete 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 Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Port
Line-Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
PS/2 Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Cable Lock Slot
2.5" Bay
5.25" Bay
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Intel Segment Tagging
Performance
Password Protection Level
Password Protection
Audio System
Compatible Processor Series
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
OS Guard
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliant
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Software Driver Included
Manual
Cable Included
Mouse Included
Keyboard Supplied

Expert Reviews

(1)
15 April 2016

The Dell Optiplex 3040 Small Form Factor business desktop has a sixth-generation Intel Core i5 processor and some room for external expansion. It's a fine choice for a growing SMB or home office...

Compact chassis with some internal expansion space
Generous port selection
Easy to service
Affordable
Easy-to-navigate software
Half-height PCIe slots
Lacks integrated Wi-Fi
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Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 10x64
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