Dell Optiplex 3040 Desktop Review Featured
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Not too long ago, tech giants Dell has unveiled yet another series of desktop computer tailored for business class computing, the new OptiPlex 3040 series, Minitower, Small Form Factor and Micro. These desktop computers is built for compact with flexibility with dual orientation, featuring expandability options and multiple display supports.

The OptiPlex 3040 series simplifies business computing with best-in-class security and manageability. It is one of the world’s most secure, manageable, and reliable desktops integrated with up to 6th Gen Intel Core i5 Processors, Intel Integrated graphics, and Dell Client Command Suite tools, the OptiPlex 3040 provides an excellent value and choice an an entry level price for time-saving systems management.

Design & Hardware

These small yet powerful desktop computers is a fit to small to medium business from your small town doctor’s office to a medium sized cube farm. It looks pretty utilitarian and it can be seen by its designed. The design means it will fit on top of or bolted underneath your desks. It’s easy to deploy, quite in use and a “snap” to service. The OptiPlex 3040 is built under a case that has practically no screws in it. This means you don’t have to get down and dirty with screwdrivers and stuff to take it open. All you need is to literally snap out the case and replacing misbehaving parts only takes seconds instead of hours.

Dell Optiplex 3040 Desktop Review Backview
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Connectivity is excellent on the OptiPlex 3040 desktop computers, located on the back, you’ll have support for both display port and HDMI monitors – 4 USB slots, two for USB 2.0 and two for USB 3.0 on the back and front as well, a whopping 8 USB slots and a pair of PCIe slots, front and back.


The OptiPlex 3040 series is powered by a 3.2 GHz Intel Core i5-6500 quad core processor with a boosted speed of up to 3.6GHz. Coupled with a 4GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM, a 500GB 7200rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD Burner, and a SD Media card reader.

Processor Intel Core i5-6500 Quad-Core
Base Clock Speed 3.2 GHz
Max Boosted Speed 3.6 GHz
L3 Cache 6 MB
Memory Installed: 4 GB
Memory Type 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM
Graphics Type Integrated
Graphics Card Intel HD Graphics 530
Hard Drive (SATA) 500 GB 7200 rpm
Optical Drive SuperMulti DVD Burner
Drive Bay Expansion Not Specified By Manufacturer
PCI Expansion Quantity: 1
Type: PCIe x1
Quantity: 1
Type: PCIe x16
Ports 4 x USB 3.0 Type-A
4 x USB 2.0 Type-A
2 x PS/2
1 x DB-9 Serial
Display 1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
Audio 2 x 1/8″ (3.5 mm) Headphone Output
Flash Media Slot 1x SD
Network Ethernet (RJ-45)
Keyboard & Mouse
Keyboard Type: Full-Size
Mouse USB
Operating System Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 11.5 x 11.4 x 3.6″ / 29.2 x 29.0 x 9.1 cm
Weight 10.70 lb / 4.85 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight 15.75 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.0 x 15.5 x 10.2″



The Dell OptiPlex 3040 series also comes with a free Windows 10 licence upgrade if needed too and includes Dell wired keyboard and mouse as well. Whatever your choice will be, from the Small Form Factor, Minitower to Micro, these compact business PCs packs a lot of features and performance without much space and has top-notch warranty, security, and service options. With an easily accessible, IT-friendly chassis that can pop open without any tools, the Dell OptiPlex 3040 series is a solid choice for businesses looking with little space to spare without necessarily compromising performance. For more information click on the link below.

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