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DELL 7040 4 Core Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.3GHz 8GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.3GHz 8GB Jan 2016
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13 Reasons For

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

DELL is one of the better rated personal computer manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and DELL also has good ratings for its medium processor core personal computers.

Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

With a memory clock speed supported by processor of 2,133 megahertz, the DELL 7040 has a fairly fast memory clock speed supported by processor compared to most of the other recently released personal computers. The memory clock speeds supported by processors of newly released medium processor core personal computers range from 800MHz to 2,200MHz.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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

Most computers that have been available for around the same time as the 7040 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the DELL 7040 which has six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The DELL 7040 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to the 7040. Across all the personal computers that were launched around the same time as the 7040 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 8.5GB.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Recently released medium processor core personal computers have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 500MHz and 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the DELL 7040 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the 7040.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of new medium processor core personal computers is 7.9GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. The DELL 7040 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst personal computers of this age.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speed

The average memory clock speed of desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the 7040 is 2,000MHz. The DELL 7040 has one of the faster memory clock speeds (2,133 megahertz) amongst personal computers of this age.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This PC has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most frequently found internal memory type on medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it.

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Two 2.5" Bays

The DELL 7040 has more 2.5" bays than most of the computers that were released in the last 12 months. Most of the similar spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the 7040 only have one 2.5" bay, however this personal computer has two 2.5" bays.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the DELL 7040 is more than most recently released computers. This computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on PCs that were launched in the last year.

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Very Narrow

The average width of new medium processor core personal computers is 250mm, and the widths range from 34mm to 7,100mm. At only 92.6 millimeters, the DELL 7040 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other new medium processor core personal computers.

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1 Reason Against

Only Bronze EPEAT Compliance

The DELL 7040 has a Bronze EPEAT compliance which is better than most new comparable spec personal computers. Most new computers have a Gold EPEAT compliance.

This computer's EPEAT compliance (Bronze) is in fact the worst EPEAT compliance amongst all latest PCs.

The best EPEAT compliance amongst comparable types of computer is Gold.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL 7040

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.3 gigahertz, the DELL 7040 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other new similar spec personal computers.

If you are looking for a PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the HP Z240 MT (3.4GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last 12 months.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 500 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a relatively typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other latest medium processor core personal computers.

Computers with a bigger hard drive capacity that might be worth considering include the HP 440 MT (1TB).

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last year. 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.

If the storage speed of this computer is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the HP 400 G2 (SSD).

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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
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Operating System Language
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Ports Quantity
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
PS/2 Ports Quantity
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 Slots
PCI Express X4 Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Cable Lock Slot Type
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
Audio System
Compatible Processor Series
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
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® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX)
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
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Manual
Display Included

Expert Reviews

9 April 2016

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Authentic Cherry MX key
Cheaper than full RGB keyboard
Discrete media control buttons
Slee, compact desig
VR-ready gaming performanc
No Blue or Green option
Lighting effects seem superfluou
Feels like a stripped-down 810
Nois
No tool-free upgrading
23 February 2016

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Boxed copies available for physical purchase
Large number of servers
Wide range of endpoint countries
Clear nologging policy
Comfortable to use
Didn't work for Netflix during our tests
Video streaming and data performance less reliable than most rivals during testing
Display prone to scratches
Faulty app
Expensive, no where to store extra heads, nowhere to carry tools when cleaning

User Reviews

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Reviewed 1 May 2016 by Max
(Verified Purchase)

Wonderful display. Operates with alacrity. Find backlighted keyboard a real enhancement. Keyboard backlight only comes on when key is touched and turns off automatically. I tend to use more as a... Read more…

Reviewed 27 April 2016 by Silent Running | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Not an Amazon purchase, I got it directly from Dell, but there's something I think prospective customers should know. First off, I'm happy with the hardware. My main reasons for buying were the up... Read more…

If you are an intelligent person, you will not buy this tablet. Yes, it is cute and has a tremendous screen. But pray that you don't EVER need technical support. I bought my 7040 slightly used. I... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

After extensive research I picked this tablet as the successor to.my iPad Air. The only problem was that the essential Dell matching keyboard was not included and after extensive calls to Dell... Read more…

Reviewed 9 March 2016 by Audrya

Bought this tablet 6 months ago, it's been a nice tablet, but unfortunately, it has developed stress fractures along the back and edges. Called up the warranty and I was told that it could not be... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 210afgk7, dell i56500, dell i56600, dell i54590, dell i56600t, dell i54590t, dell i56500t, dell opti70402703, dell optiplex7040, dell opti70402163, dell opti70402973, dell optiplex7040s, dell opti70402163m, dell opti70402973m, dell optiplex7040m, dell opti70402703s, dell opti70402973mf, dell optiplex7040mt, dell optiplex7040mi, dell opti70402703sf, dell optiplex7040sf, dell opti70402163mt, dell optiplex7040sff, dell opti70402973mff, dell commercial vv17, dell optiplex7040mic, dell optiplex7040min, dell opti70402703sff, dell commercial vv17x, dell optiplex7040micr
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