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DELL 5040 4 Core Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD

4 Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.2GHz 8GB Sep 2016
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OptiPlex 5040 Series desktops deliver the performance, manageability and security you need in a space-saving design that promotes business productivity. With Windows 10 Home get the best... More
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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

DELL is one of the better rated desktop computer brands according to average user and expert reviews, and DELL also has good ratings for its medium processor core personal computers.

Very Fast Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

The memory clock speeds supported by processors of computers of this type and age range from 800MHz to 2,200MHz, and the average memory clock speed supported by processor is 1,500MHz. When compared to other personal computers that are a comparable age to the 5040 that we have checked, the DELL 5040's memory clock speed supported by processor of 2,133 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many computers of this type and age.

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Nine USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A Ports

The DELL 5040 is a nine USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A port personal computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 5040 only have between one and eight USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports.

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4.4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This desktop computer supports a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version on personal computers of a similar age and type to it.

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Six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the DELL 5040 which has six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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SSD Storage Medium

The DELL 5040 has an SSD storage medium which is faster than most desktop computers that were released around the same time as it. Most comparable spec PCs that were released around the same time as it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage speed amongst all medium processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago.

Amongst similar types of desktop computer the worst storage speed is HDD.

We compared this desktop computer to all the other SSD personal computers and we think the Zoostorm Intel Core i5 Delta, the HP EliteDesk 800 G1, and the DELL OptiPlex 7020 MT which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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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 PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many desktop computers of this type and age.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

Most computers of this age and type have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL 5040 which has six USB 3.0 ports.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Card

The DELL 5040 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most similar spec computers that were launched around the same time as it. This desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by PCs that are a comparable age to the 5040.

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Has One Memory Slot

The DELL 5040 has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than a year. This PC has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 5040.

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Light

The weights of PCs of this age and spec range from 38g to 100kg, and the average weight is 7.5kg. With a weight of only 4.5 kilograms, the DELL 5040 is one of the lighter medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the 5040 amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Shallow

The depths of personal computers that were launched around the same time as the 5040 range from 31mm to 590mm. When compared to other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the 5040, the DELL 5040's depth of only 92.6 millimeters is one of the shallowest.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,050 megahertz, the DELL 5040 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other PCs of this spec and age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the 5040 range from 640MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the DELL 5040 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 5040 the total storage capacity range from 4GB to 3.6TB, and the average total storage capacity is 840GB.

We compared all the other 128GB total storage capacity computers to this PC and we think cheaper personal computers such as the DELL OptiPlex 3020 SFF, and the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 is also worth considering.

PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Fujitsu P556 (256GB), the HP 800 G2 (256GB), or the Lenovo ThinkCentre M900 Mini Tower (500GB).

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the DELL 5040 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other computers of a comparable age and type to the 5040. Across all the comparable spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the 5040 the hard drive capacity range from 1GB to 3TB.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 500GB hard drive capacity computers currently available including cheaper PCs such as the Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 Mini Tower, or the Acer Veriton M2631.

Desktop computers with a bigger hard drive capacity that might be worth considering include the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 (1TB and higher rated).

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Only One 3.5" Bay

The DELL 5040 is a one 3.5" bay PC. Most of the other computers of this spec and age have between one and six 3.5" bays.

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Quite Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

Desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the 5040 have solid-state drive capacities of between 8GB and 1TB. The DELL 5040 has one of the smaller solid-state drive capacities (only 128 gigabytes) amongst desktop computers of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16 gigabytes, the DELL 5040 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago. The maximum internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago range from 2GB to 260GB.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slot

The DELL 5040 is a one PCI Express x1 slot computer. Most of the other desktop computers that have been around for more than a year have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The DELL 5040 has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,600 megahertz) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. PCs that were launched around the same time as the 5040 have memory clock speeds of between 1,000MHz and 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,800MHz.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL 5040

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the 5040.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.2 gigahertz, the DELL 5040 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other PCs of this type and age.

There are a number of other 3.2GHz processor clock speed PCs currently available which you might want to consider including cheaper PCs such as the Alienware X51 R2, the Acer Aspire XC-705, or the HP ProDesk 600 G2 SFF.

If this personal computer processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Z240 (3.3GHz), or the 800 G2 (3.4GHz) both from HP or the Acer Aspire X3-710 (3.4GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

The DELL 5040 has a pretty typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the 5040.

There are a number of other 8GB memory computers currently available which you might want to consider including cheaper desktop computers such as the Alienware X51 R2, the DELL OptiPlex 7020 MT, or the HP EliteDesk 800 G1.

Personal computers with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Acer Aspire X3-710 (12GB), or the HP 800 G2 (16GB).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Voltage Supported by Processor
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Non-ECC
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Optional Operating System Supplied
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Ports Quantity
Microphone in
Line-Out
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
PS/2 Ports Quantity
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Combo Headphone/mic Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
PCI Slots
PCI Express X16 Slots
PCI Express X4 Slots
PCI Express X1 Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Cable Lock Slot
Number of 2.5" Bays
Number of 3.5" Bays
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Intel Segment Tagging
Performance
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Audio System
Compatible Processor Series
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Dell E-Value Code
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
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 (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Touchscreen
Display Diagonal
Drivers Included
Manual
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Panel Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Full HD
Keyboard Supplied
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Windows Keys
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
Display Type
AC Adapter Included
Display Number of Colours
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

29 February 2016

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