Purchasing Recommendation - Standard Dell Laptop

Article Purpose

The following recommendation is for purchasing a new Dell standard desktop computer. For most applications this equipment will have a minimum effective lifecycle of five (5) years before needing replacement.

Model

  • Dell Optiplex 7040 SFF (Standard)

Form-Factor

  • Small Form Factor (SFF) (11.5"w x 11.4"h x 3.6"d; Min. Weight 10.7 lb.) (Standard)
  • Mini-Tower (MT) (6.1"w x 13.8"h x 10.8"d; Min. Weight 17.62 lb.) (Option)

Processor

  • Intel Core i7-6700 Quad Core Processor, 3.40 GHz w/8MB shared L2 Cache (Standard, MT, SFF)
  • Intel Core i5-6500 Quad Core Processor, 3.20 GHz w/6MB shared L2 Cache (Option, MT, SFF)
  • Intel Core i5-6600 Quad Core Processor, 3.30 GHz w/6MB shared L2 Cache (Option, USFF)

Memory

  • 16.0 GB Non-ECC DDR4, 2133MHz (2-DIMMs) (Standard; MT, SFF)
  • 8.0 GB Non-ECC DDR4, 2133MHz (2-DIMMs) (Option; MT, SFF)
  • 32.0 GB Non-ECC DDR4, 2133MHz (4-DIMMs) (Option; MT, SFF)

Graphics Card (low-profile cards are only available on the SFF models)

  • AMD Radeon R5 340X, 2GB, 1 DP/1 DVI, Dual monitor support, PCIe x16, low profile (Standard, MT, SFF)
  • AMD Radeon R7 350X, 4GB, 1 DP/1 DVI, Dual monitor support, PCIe x16, Full Height (Option, MT, SFF)
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 745, 4GB, 1 HDMI/1 DVI-D, PCIe x16, Full Height (Option, MT)
  • DUAL AMD Radeon R5 340X, 2GB, 1 DP/1 DVI, Dual monitor support, PCIe x16, low profile (Option, MT, SFF)
  • Intel Integrated Graphics (Option, MT, SFF)

Monitor:

  • Dell Professional P2214H Widescreen (16:9) 21.5" LCD; Native Resolution: 1920x1080; Connections: 1 DVI-D w/HDCP, 1 VGA, 1 DisplayPort v1.2a, 4 USB 2.0 ports (3 downstream, 1 upstream) (Standard)
  • Dell Professional P1914S Widescreen (16:10) 19" LCD HAS; Native Resolution: 1280x1024; Connections: 1 DVI-D w/HDCP, 1 VGA, 1 DisplayPort v1.2, 3 USB 2.0 ports (2 downstream, 1 upstream) (Option)
  • Dell Professional P2014H Widescreen (16:9) 20" LCD HAS; Native Resolution: 1600x900; Connections: 1 DVI-D w/HDCP, 1 VGA, 1 DisplayPort v1.2, 4 USB 2.0 downstream ports (Option)
  • Dell Professional P2314H Widescreen (16:9) 23" LCD HAS; Native Resolution: 1920x1080; Connections: 1 DVI-D w/HDCP, 1 VGA, 1 DisplayPort v1.2a, 4 USB 2.0 ports (3 downstream, 1 upstream) (Option)
  • Dell P2314T Widescreen 23" Touch Widescreen (16:9) LCD HAS; Native Resolution: 1920x1080; Connections: 1 DisplayPort v1.2, 1 HDMI (MHL), 1 VGA, USB 2.0/3.0 downstream port, USB upstream port (for touch enablement), Audio line-out (Option)
  • Dell Professional P2414H Widescreen (16:9) 24" LCD HAS; Native Resolution: 1920x1080; Connections: 1 DVI-D w/HDCP, 1 VGA, 1 DisplayPort v1.2a, 4 USB 2.0 ports (3 downstream, 1 upstream) (Option)
  • Dell UltraSharp U2413 PremierColor Widescreen (16:10) 24" LCD HAS; Native Resolution: 1920x1200; Connections: 1 DVI-D w/HDCP, 1 DisplayPort v1.2, 1 Mini DisplayPort v1.2, 1 HDMI, 5 USB 3.0 ports (4 downstream, 1 upstream), 1 DisplayPort Out, 1 Audio out (Option)
  • Dell UltraSharp U2414H Widescreen (16:9) 24" LCD HAS; Native Resolution: 1920x1080; Connections: 2 HDMI(MHL), 1 Mini DisplayPort, 1 DisplayPort v1.2a, 1 DisplayPort out (MST), 5 USB 3.0 ports (4 downstream, 1 upstream) (Option)
  • No Monitor (Option)

Misc. Cables & Display Accessories

  • None (Standard)
  • Video Cable, DisplayPort-to-Single link DVI (1920x1200), 1 DVI connection (Option)
  • Video Cable, DisplayPort-to-VGA, 1 VGA connection, 1 Adapter (Option)
  • Video Cable, DisplayPort-to-VGA(x2), 2 VGA connections, 2 Adapters (Option)

Primary Hard Drive

  • 256 GB 2.5", SATA, Solid State Drive (SSD) (Standard)
  • 250 GB 2.5", SATA, 5400 RPM (Option)
  • 500 GB 2.5", SATA, 7200 RPM (Option)
  • 500 GB 2.5", SATA, 7200 RPM, OPAL 2.0 FIPS Self Encrypting Hard Disk Drive (Option)
  • 500 GB 3.5", SATA, 7200 RPM (Option)
  • 1.0 TB 2.5", SATA, 7200 RPM (Option)
  • 1.0 TB 3.5", SATA, 7200 RPM (Option)
  • 2.0 TB 2.5", SATA, 5400 RPM (Option, SFF)
  • 2.0 TB 3.5", SATA, 7200 RPM (Option)
  • 128 GB 2.5", SATA, Solid State Drive (SSD) (Option)
  • 128 GB PCIe NVMe M.2, Solid State Drive (SSD) (Option)
  • 256 GB PCIe NVMe M.2, Solid State Drive (SSD) (Option)

Secondary Hard Drive (Dual drives are only available on MT, and SFF models; 3.5" drives are only available on the MT)

  • None (Standard)
  • 250 GB 2.5", SATA, 7200 RPM (Option)
  • 500 GB 2.5", SATA, 7200 RPM (Option)
  • 1.0 TB 2.5", SATA, 7200 RPM (Option)
  • 2.0 TB 2.5", SATA, 5400 RPM (Option)

Hard Drive Config (RAID options are not available on the USFF model)

  • No RAID (Standard)
  • RAID 0 (Option)
  • RAID 1 (Option)

Removable Media: (some options are not available with all models)

  • None (Standard)
  • Dell 19 in 1 Media Card Reader (Option; SFF model)
  • Media Card Reader (Option; MT model)

Optical Drives: (dual optical drives are only available on the MT model)

  • 8x DVD±RW/CD-RW w/Dual Layer capability SATA (Standard)
  • 16x DVD±RW/CD-RW w/Dual Layer capability and 8x DVD (Option, MT model)
  • No Optical Drive (Option; SFF, MT)

Expansion Slots

  • Small Form Factor - One (1) half height PCIe x 16; One (1) half height PCIe x4; 1 M.2 (22x80mm) (Standard)
  • MiniTower - One (1) full height PCIe x16; One (1) full height PCIe x16 (wired x4); One (1) full height PCIe x1; One (1) full height PCI; One (1) M.2 (22x80mm) (Option)

Audio

  • Integrated audio; microphone in, stereo in, stereo out (front & back) (Standard)

Standard I/O Ports

  • 6 External USB 3.0 (2 front, 4 rear)
  • 4 External USB 2.0 (2 front, 2 rear)
  • 1 Internal USB 2.0
  • 1 RJ-45 Ethernet
  • 1 Serial
  • 1 VGA (Option
  • 2 DisplayPort
  • 1 HDMI

Speakers

  • Internal Dell Business Audio Speaker (Standard)

Network Adapter

  • Integrated Intel i219-LM Ethernet LAN 10/100/1000 (Standard)

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, SP1, 64bit, NTFS (Standard)

Keyboard

  • Dell KB216 Wired Keyboard English Black (Standard)

Mouse

  • Dell MS116 Wired Mouse Black (Standard)

Power Supply

  • Minitower: 240W up to 92% efficient Power Supply (80Plus Platinum) (Standard)
  • Small Form Factor: 180W up to 92% efficient Power Supply (80 Plus Platinum) (Standard)

Warranty

  • 5 year parts plus 5 Year NBD On-Site Service (Standard)
  • 5 year Keep Your Hard Drive (Standard)

Asset Recovery/Recycle

  • 1 piece Asset Recovery/Recycle (Standard)
  • 2nd piece Asset Recovery/Recycle (Required if a display is purchased; Optional if a display is not purchased)

Environmental and Regulatory Standards

  • ENERGY STAR 6.0 qualified (Standard)
  • EPEAT registered (Standard)
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