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On average DELL medium processor core personal computers have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all PCs manufactured by DELL.
Just Released Three Months Ago
As one of the newer PCs, this medium processor core desktop computer is likely to use more advanced technology.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on PCs that were released in the last year.
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 desktop computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last year have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
When compared to other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for the last year, the DELL 7040's discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of similar spec personal computers that were launched around the same time as the 7040 is 0.5GB, the biggest is 4.1TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 260GB.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to the 7040 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 500MHz to 1,400MHz. 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 came out around the same time as the 7040.
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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
Across all the medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 7040 the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 910GB. The DELL 7040 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.
DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type
This desktop computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most frequently found internal memory type on similar spec personal computers that were released in the last year.
Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed
The memory clock speeds of latest medium processor core personal computers range from 1,600MHz to 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 2,000MHz. With a memory clock speed of 2,133 megahertz, the DELL 7040 has one of the faster memory clock speeds amongst similar spec desktop computers of this age.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
At 4 gigahertz, the DELL 7040 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other desktop computers that are a similar age to the 7040. The maximum turbo frequencies of similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 7040 range from 1.8GHz to 4.2GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many new personal computers.
Six USB 3.0 Ports
The DELL 7040 is a six USB 3.0 port computer.
Two 2.5" Bays
Most of the other similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the 7040 only have one 2.5" bay, however the DELL 7040 has two 2.5" bays.
Supports One Compatible Memory Card
The DELL 7040 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most computers that are a similar age to it. This personal computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to the 7040.
1.4 HDMI Version
This PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for the last year.
Has One Memory Slot
The number of memory slots found on the DELL 7040 is more than most medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last 12 months. This computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on personal computers that were launched around the same time as the 7040.
With a depth of only 92.6 millimeters, the DELL 7040 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other desktop computers that were launched in the last 12 months. The average depth of comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to the 7040 is 320mm.
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Only One Storage Drive
The DELL 7040 is a one storage drive desktop computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months have between 1 and 499 storage drives.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
The DELL 7040 has a fairly standard processor clock speed (3.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other new computers.
The DELL 7040 has a fairly standard total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the 7040.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL 7040 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the 7040.
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HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age 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.
If the storage speed of this personal computer is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the HP 400 G2 (SSD).
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-6xxx
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache Level
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)
2 x 4
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Number of Storage Drives Supported
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 530
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Graphics Adapter DVI-I Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter DVI Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter DisplayPorts Quantity
NVIDIA GameWorks VR
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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