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On average DELL medium processor core personal computers have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all computers manufactured by DELL.
Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
The DELL 7040 has a fairly fast memory clock speed supported by processor (2,133 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 7040. The memory clock speeds supported by processors of recently released medium processor core personal computers range from 800MHz to 2,200MHz.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on similar spec personal computers that have been available for the last year.
Only Released Seven Months Ago
Being released just seven months ago, this personal computer is likely to use more advanced technology.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL 7040 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other recently released medium processor core personal computers. Latest PCs have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 3.3TB.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on recently released comparable spec desktop computers.
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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type
This desktop computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many PCs that were launched in the last year.
Two PCI Express X16 Slots
The DELL 7040 has more PCI Express x16 slots than most of the recently released PCs. This DELL computer is a two PCI Express x16 slot desktop computer compared to most of the comparable spec desktop computers that were released around the same time as the 7040 which only have one PCI Express x16 slot.
Two 2.5" Bays
Most of the other recently released comparable spec PCs only have one 2.5" bay, however the DELL 7040 has two 2.5" bays.
Has One Memory Slot
The DELL 7040 has a greater number of memory slots than most latest medium processor core personal computers. This personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on new desktop computers.
Across all the PCs that have been on the market for the last year the widths range from 34mm to 7,100mm. The DELL 7040 is one of the narrower recently released medium processor core personal computers (only 154 millimeters) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.
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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
At only 1,050 megahertz, the DELL 7040 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that came out around the same time as the 7040. Across all the latest comparable spec PCs the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 500MHz to 1,400MHz.
Only One Graphics Adapter DisplayPort
The DELL 7040 is a one graphics adapter DisplayPort computer. Most of the other personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 7040 have between one and three graphics adapter DisplayPorts.
Very Small Internal Memory
The DELL 7040 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 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 7040. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the 7040 the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 7.9GB.
Only One 5.25" Bay
Most medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 7040 have one 5.25" bay, including the DELL 7040 which has one 5.25" bay.
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Quite Small Processor Cache
Across all the medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last 12 months the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB. The DELL 7040 has a very small processor cache (only 6 megabytes) compared to most of the other new medium processor core personal computers.
Only Four Processor Threads
The DELL 7040 is a four processor thread personal computer.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
At 3.2 gigahertz, the DELL 7040 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 7040.
Average Hard Drive Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL 7040 has a relatively standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 7040.
HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is typical of many recently released desktop 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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