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14 Reasons For
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of similar spec personal computers that were launched around the same time as the OptiPlex 9020 range from 1GB to 2GB. The OptiPlex 9020 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (1.74 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age.
11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many personal computers of a similar type and age to it.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The OptiPlex 9020 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC.
DELL Has Good PC Reviews
DELL medium processor core PCs have good ratings on average and across all personal computers DELL is one of the better rated manufacturers.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many desktop computers of a similar type and age to it.
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L3 Processor Cache Level
This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on similar spec personal computers that were launched around the same time as it.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most frequently found cabling technology on medium processor core PCs that were released more than two years ago.
The OptiPlex 9020 is a two DisplayPort computer. Most of the other PCs of a comparable spec and age to the OptiPlex 9020 have between one and two DisplayPorts.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The OptiPlex 9020 is a four USB 3.0 port computer. Most of the other PCs of this age and type have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports.
Supports One Case Placement
The OptiPlex 9020 has a greater number of placements than most medium processor core PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This DELL PC supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by computers of a similar age and spec to the OptiPlex 9020.
The average depth of personal computers of this age and spec is 350mm. At only 240 millimeters, the OptiPlex 9020 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other personal computers that are a similar age to the OptiPlex 9020.
The OptiPlex 9020 is one of the lighter computers of a comparable type and age to the OptiPlex 9020 (only 3.3 kilograms) amongst medium processor core PCs of this age. The lightest medium processor core personal computer that has been on the market for around the same time as the OptiPlex 9020 is 250g heavy, the heaviest is 24kg, and the average weight is 8.1kg.
Across all the personal computers of a comparable spec and age to the OptiPlex 9020 the widths range from 33mm to 490mm. When compared to other PCs of a similar type and age to the OptiPlex 9020 that we have checked, the width of the DELL OptiPlex 9020 of only 65 millimeters is one of the narrowest.
8 Reasons Against
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
The OptiPlex 9020 has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 2.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor core PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 4.1GHz.
If this desktop computer processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP 800 G1 Ultra-slim PC (3GHz).
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many 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.
Very Small Internal Memory
Across all the medium processor core PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the OptiPlex 9020 the internal memory range from 2GB to 64GB. The DELL OptiPlex 9020 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the OptiPlex 9020.
Very Small Hard Drive Capacity
The smallest hard drive capacity of desktop computers of a comparable type and age to the OptiPlex 9020 is 320GB and the biggest is 3TB. The DELL OptiPlex 9020 has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that are a comparable age to the OptiPlex 9020.
PCs with a bigger hard drive capacity that might be worth considering include the DELL XPS 8700 (1TB).
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Only Has One Memory Slot
The OptiPlex 9020 has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor core PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this personal computer.
Only One 5.25" Bay
The DELL OptiPlex 9020 is a one 5.25" bay computer. Most of the other medium processor core PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and two 5.25" bays.
Very Small Maximum Internal Memory
At only 16 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 9020 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other PCs of this spec and age. The maximum internal memory of PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 32GB.
Only Four USB 2.0 Ports
Most computers of this age and spec have between two and nine USB 2.0 ports, including the OptiPlex 9020 which has four USB 2.0 ports.
2 Other reasons to consider the DELL OptiPlex 9020
Released Over Two Years Ago
This medium processor core personal computer was released over two years ago.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 9020 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that were released around the same time as the OptiPlex 9020.
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, I5-4570, I5-4570S
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
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
Linux, Ubuntu Linux
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
Mini PCI Express Slot
Water Cooling System
Intel Segment Tagging
Enterprise, Small Business
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)
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
Weight & Dimensions
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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