We checked 808 expert and user reviews for DELL PCs and found that on average DELL has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core computers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core computers that came out more than two years ago.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Personal computers of a similar type and age to the OptiPlex 9020 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 850MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the OptiPlex 9020 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core computers of this age.
11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This personal computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on PCs of this type and age.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
Across all the desktop computers that were launched more than two years ago the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2.3TB. The OptiPlex 9020 has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core computers that were launched around the same time as the OptiPlex 9020.
Two PCI Express X16 Slots
Most medium processor core computers that are a similar age to the OptiPlex 9020 have between one and two PCI Express x16 slots, including the DELL OptiPlex 9020 which has two PCI Express x16 slots.
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L3 Processor Cache Level
This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on personal computers that have been around for more than two years.
Has One Cable Included
The number of included cables found on the DELL OptiPlex 9020 is more than most desktop computers of a comparable type and age to it. This DELL PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on similar spec desktop computers that have been around for a comparable time to the OptiPlex 9020.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This PC has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on similar spec PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on desktop computers that came out more than two years ago.
Two 5.25" Bays
The OptiPlex 9020 is a two 5.25" bay personal computer.
Eight Processor Threads
The OptiPlex 9020 is a eight processor thread computer.
Two Storage Drives
Most medium processor core computers that were released more than two years ago have between 1 and 499 storage drives, including the DELL OptiPlex 9020 which has two storage drives.
Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
At 3.9 gigahertz, the DELL OptiPlex 9020 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core computers that have been available for more than two years. The average maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core computers that were released more than two years ago is 3.6GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 4.4GHz.
Has One Memory Slot
The OptiPlex 9020 has a greater number of memory slots than most PCs of a similar spec and age to it. This DELL PC has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on medium processor core computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the OptiPlex 9020.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently supported discrete graphics memory type on personal computers that have been around for more than two years.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on desktop computers that have been available for a similar time 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 Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
At only 1,024 megabyte, the DELL OptiPlex 9020 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other computers of this type and age. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of computers of this age and spec is 510MB and the biggest is 6.2GB.
Only One PCI Express X1 Slot
The DELL OptiPlex 9020 is a one PCI Express x1 slot PC. Most of the other medium processor core computers that were launched around the same time as the OptiPlex 9020 have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this computer was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 3.4 gigahertz, the OptiPlex 9020 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other computers of a similar age and spec to the OptiPlex 9020.
Average Hard Drive Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the OptiPlex 9020 has a fairly average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core computers that have been available for around the same time as the OptiPlex 9020.
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Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 9020 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other computers of this age and type.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Socket H3 (LGA 1150), LGA1150
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
RAID File Storage
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive Type
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
AMD Radeon HD 8570
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Operating System Language
Recovery Operating System
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Mini PCI Express Slot
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
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
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel FDI Technology
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)
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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power Supply Input Voltage
120 - 230
Power Supply Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
CECP, CE, WEEE
Energy Star Certified
Software Driver Included
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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