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We calculated the average reviews for all DELL personal computers and also specifically for DELL medium processor core personal computers and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many recently released medium processor core personal computers.
Six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The DELL 7040 is a six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port computer.
Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
At 1.74 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other latest medium processor core personal computers. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of similar spec PCs that were released around the same time as the 7040 range from 1GB to 64GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 8.5GB.
Only Released Eight Months Ago
Being released just eight months ago, this personal computer is likely to have more advanced features.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Across all the desktop computers that came out around the same time as the 7040 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 500MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,150 megahertz, the DELL 7040 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst computers of this age.
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3 PCI Express Slots Version
This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on computers that are a comparable age to it.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
The average maximum turbo frequency of personal computers that came out around the same time as the 7040 is 3.6GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 4 gigahertz, the DELL 7040 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other new computers.
Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed
With a memory clock speed of 2,133 megahertz, the DELL 7040 has a quite fast memory clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for the last year. Desktop computers that are a similar age to the 7040 have memory clock speeds of between 1,600MHz and 2,400MHz.
DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type
This computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many latest medium processor core personal computers.
Two 2.5" Bays
The DELL 7040 is a two 2.5" bay personal computer.
Eight Processor Threads
Most of the other latest similar spec personal computers only have between four and seven processor threads, however the DELL 7040 has eight processor threads.
Quite Big Processor Cache
At 8 megabytes, the DELL 7040 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 7040. Across all the recently released PCs the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB.
Has One Memory Slot
The number of memory slots found on the DELL 7040 is more than most PCs that were launched in the last year. This DELL computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on latest PCs.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on new medium processor core personal computers.
At only 92.6 millimeters, the DELL 7040 is quite shallow compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been around for the last year. The depths of medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the 7040 range from 33mm to 600mm, and the average depth is 320mm.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
At 3.4 gigahertz, the DELL 7040 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other new medium processor core personal computers.
Average Hard Drive Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a pretty standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other new computers.
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Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the 7040.
HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on similar spec PCs that came out around the same time as 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.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-6xxx
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Memory Voltage Supported by Processor
1.35, 5, 1.3
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
DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L, DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4, 1x16, 1x1
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 4
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drives Quantity
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 530
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 Maximum Resolution
4096 x 2304
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, DVI
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
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…
Reviewed 3 April 2016 by Matthew Klein | 11 Comments
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