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DELL OptiPlex 3020
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DELL OptiPlex 3020 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.3GHz 8GB 500GB HDD

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DELL Has Good Computer Reviews

Based on 1,204 expert and user reviews, DELL has good ratings for its computers. DELL also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core personal computers range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on PCs that are a similar age to it.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many personal computers of this age and spec.

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

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

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Three PCI Express X1 Slots

The DELL OptiPlex 3020 has more PCI Express x1 slots than most of the comparable spec computers that have been available for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020. This personal computer is a three PCI Express x1 slot computer compared to most of the desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020 which only have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

The OptiPlex 3020 is a six USB 2.0 port desktop computer.

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Two 5.25" Bays

Most desktop computers that have been available for more than a year have between one and three 5.25" bays, including the OptiPlex 3020 which has two 5.25" bays.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the OptiPlex 3020 is more than most medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020.

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16 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The OptiPlex 3020 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port desktop computer.

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Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

Across all the PCs of a similar age and spec to the OptiPlex 3020 the max memory bandwidth supported processor range from 10GB/s to 68GB/s. With a max memory bandwidth supported processor of only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has one of the slower max memory bandwidth supported processor amongst computers of this age.

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Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

Personal computers of this type and age have max internal memory supported processors of between 2GB and 770GB. At only 32 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3020 has a quite small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other personal computers of this type and age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on computers that have been on the market for a comparable time 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 you are looking for a computer with a faster storage speed then you might also want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini[plb_3078512_price] (SSD).

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a very small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020. The hard drive capacity of comparable spec computers that were released one year ago range from 1GB to 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 930GB.

If you would prefer a bigger hard drive capacity then you might want to consider the DELL OptiPlex 7010[plb_2903853_price] (1TB).

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the personal computers of this type and age the total storage capacity range from 4GB to 3.6TB. With a total storage capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020.

If you would prefer a computer with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the DELL OptiPlex 7010[plb_2903853_price] (1TB).

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the OptiPlex 3020's hard drive speed is one of the slowest amongst computers of this age and type. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the OptiPlex 3020 the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.024 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3020's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is one of the smallest amongst personal computers of a similar age and type to the OptiPlex 3020. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago is 4.3GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the DELL OptiPlex 3020 is more than most personal computers of this spec and age. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this DELL computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this DELL PC.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The OptiPlex 3020 is a two USB 3.0 port PC.

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Only One DisplayPort

Most computers that have been available for a comparable time to the OptiPlex 3020 have between one and three DisplayPorts, including the DELL OptiPlex 3020 which has one DisplayPort.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16 gigabytes, the OptiPlex 3020 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and type. The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec desktop computers that were released around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020 is 33GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 260GB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year is 2MB and the biggest is 10MB. At only 6 megabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,600 megahertz, the OptiPlex 3020 has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other PCs of this spec and age. Medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the OptiPlex 3020 have memory clock speeds of between 1,000MHz and 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,800MHz.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The OptiPlex 3020 is a four processor thread PC.

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Very Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate

At only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the OptiPlex 3020 has a quite low system bus data transfer rate compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the OptiPlex 3020. Across all the desktop computers of this type and age the system bus data transfer rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL OptiPlex 3020

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the OptiPlex 3020.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a relatively standard processor clock speed (3.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other PCs that are a similar age to the OptiPlex 3020.

If this personal computer processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL OptiPlex 7010[plb_2903853_price] (3.4GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL OptiPlex 3020 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that were released around the same time as the OptiPlex 3020.

If you would prefer a PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Aspire XC-705[pl_3121374_price] (10GB), or the Aspire TC-705[pl_3095333_price] (12GB) both from Acer.

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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
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
LightScribe
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
Operating System Language
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Wake-On-LAN Ready
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DisplayPorts Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 Slots
PCI Express X1 Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Cable Lock Slot
Number of 5.25" 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
Audio Chip
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 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Rapid Start 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 Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
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
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
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

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 12 February 2015 by Affinity
(Verified Purchase)

We've rolled about a dozen of these out and have been great. For how compact they are, they are simple to get into for memory upgrades/hard drive replacements. Because of the form factor, you have... Read more…

Slimline and small. Easy to disassemble for the size. Good warranty. Solid working parts. Attractive, and not flimsy like comparable models
Small
8GB Ram
Windows 7 64
USB 3.0
No PCI port onboard
Been using as my primary workstation for 3 months without issue
The only con I can think of is that any low profile video card you throw in will need to have a fan. Otherwise, it will most definitely over heat. (Although, this really isn't a con. This thing is tin
Within 3 days of setup, several of the towers started producing a "thwapping" sound. I opened one up and discovered that the GPU fan was hitting the DVD drive's SATA cable. For some reason, the factor
The PCI simple communications controller driver did not rollover when making the transition from Windows 7 pro to 8.1 pro. It was not found by windows update, however the Dell support website had the
Reviewed 15 February 2015 by Dorow T.
(Verified Purchase)

Until i had this machine I ran my business off of a laptop. The laptop runs fine, but is taking a lot of wear and tear as I travel to most of my clients. This machine runs my office now. The... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Intel i3 processor which is not bad. easy to set up. and it's not that bad for the price you pay.

Reviewed 25 May 2016 by Steven
(Verified Purchase)

These machines are great. Small form factor, decent specs and amazing price. Just install in an additional 4gb RAM and an SSD drive and you have an inexpensive, fast, reliable family or office PC.

Reviewed 28 March 2016 by Mr. Andrew Campbell

Works a treat a frees up a lot of space on anyone's desk. Even better once you've deleted Windows off it!

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i54590, dell ram500, dell i54590t, dell ram500g, dell 30200xt1, dell ram500gb, dell 30200xt1g
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