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Dell OptiPlex 380

Dell OptiPlex 380
alaScore 82

68 reviews

May, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 68 reviews of Dell OptiPlex 380. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability. The reliability also gets good reviews.

reliability, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell OptiPlex 380 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Dell OptiPlex 380 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops on People are impressed by the usability and reliability.

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This summary is based on the products: Dell OptiPlex 380 Desktop Computer - Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 2.93 GHz - Small Form Factor (468-8244)Dell OptiPlex 380 Desktop Computer - Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 2.93 GHz - Small Form Factor (468-8244)

May, 2018

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Does the job.


Shipped from a different depot, so was late being shipped (no rush processing). But arrived on time since alternate depot was actually closer to home.

Great little computer. Handles Windows 7 with no issues

Would not boot at first startup. Had to remove and re-seat memory to get to boot. Fan can get a little loud at times

Jul, 2010

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New OS does it ”


I have the Optiplex and I love it but I did have to do on mod to it that being getting rid of the Windows OS and installing Ubuntu 11.2 on it and it runs like a NASCAR race car full on open throtal with all the stops pulled out. Using all of the open...

Apr, 2011

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Dell Opti 380 MT E7500 desktop problems right away ”


Month One: Discovered hard drive was bad, sector errors. Dell support tried to convince me this was normal.This is not normal. Event viewer showed disk errors from day one. New disk arrived and Dell would not send out a tech. I had to re-install...

Apr, 2011

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Dell Optiplex 380 Makes the Grade! ”



Mar, 2011

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Outstanding value ”


I bought this computer new from Dell around a month ago and I have loved using it. I got it at a very cheap price of ~350 including tax, but accordingly I got some of the more lower-end specs. Nonetheless, even the "low end" stuff is more than fast...

Mar, 2011

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dell p[to 380 ”


would be good to have it would have all the speed u need

Mar, 2011

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Dell Desktop Computer ”


The Dell Opti 380 desktop computer is one of the better products of Dell. I have had my computer for a year now and I am still in love with it. I installed Windows Seven operating system and it runs very smoothly. There is plently of gigabytes on the...

Mar, 2011

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A Window to a Unique Computer, Dell Opti Desktop Computer ”


This Dell Opti 380 MT E7500 desktop computer review will be useful for you if you are planning to purchase a new desktop computer. Before purchasing any product you need to read the review of it to know its inns and outs. This review will bring out the...

Mar, 2011

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Good, Quality System!! ”


We use this computer for a lot of our offices at the company I am with now. It has been a very reliable machine since they have been implemented company wide. We haven't had any major problems with any of them.

Feb, 2011

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One of the best from Dell ”


If you are looking for a Dell computer, this is the one. I have had 0 problems with it and many many good things come from it. I never was a big fan of Dell's until now. Anyone will be happy with this system!

Feb, 2011

Product Specifications

The DellTM OptiPlex 380 provides cost-efficient, powerful, expandable desktop solutions to organizations with simple networks. With features and form factors that extend well beyond "the basics", the OptiPlex 380 provides a flexible, cost-efficient solution for basic IT infrastructures. Designed to support organization-wide stability, the OptiPlex 380 can keep up with evolving technology needs while offering low total cost of ownership. With its energy-efficient, environmentally conscious design, the OptiPlex 380 system reflects the potential benefits to your operations and your bottom line.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Mini tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Mini tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB
Per Processor Size:2MB


Energy Star certified: Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes


Chassis type:Desktop / Mini Tower / SFF
Color of product:Black / Black, Grey / Black, Silver / Grey
Number of 3.5" bays:1 / 2 / 3
Number of 5.25" bays:1 / 2
Placement supported:Horizontal/Vertical
Water cooling system:N

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)


Energy Management

Power supply:235 / 255

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x16 slots:1
PCI slots:1 / 2


Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel GMA 3100 / Intel GMA iX4500 / Intel GMA X4500 / Intel X4500 / No
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel GMA
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel GMA X4500


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell OptiPlex


Chipset Type:Intel G41 Express


Internal memory:1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4 / 4, 2048 / 8
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1333 / 800
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM
Non-ECC: Yes


Type: None


Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data Link Protocol:Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 65
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 65

Optical Drive

DVD read speed:16 / 8
DVD write speed:16 / 8
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD-RW / DVD±RW
Optical drives quantity:1

Optical Storage

Type: None

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic

Other Features

BIOS password: Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab / IEEE802.3, IEEE802.3u, IEEE802.3ab / IEEE802.3, IEEE802.3u, IEEE802.3x
External drive bays:1 x 3.5", 2 x 5.25" / 1x 3.5", 1x 5.25" / 1x 5.25", 1x 3.5"
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Internal drive bays:1x 3.5" / 1x 5.25" / 2 x 3.5"
Mac compatibility: No
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing):5 - 95
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Package dimensions (WxDxH):22.2 x 14.3 x 22.4 / 8.12 x 8 x 4.63
Product dimensions (with stand, imperial):4.5 x 13.9 x 15.7
Product dimensions (without stand, imperial):3.7 x 13.4 x 12.4
TV tuner integrated: No
Weight:15.4 / 19.8 / 26.5
Weight (imperial):15.4 / 19.8 / 26.5

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC
Display included: No
Drivers included: Yes
Handheld remote control: No
Keyboard supplied:No / Yes
Manual: Yes
Mouse included:No / Yes

Packaging Data

Package weight:28 / 43.4


Audio system:Realtek ALC269Q
Motherboard southbridge:Intel ICH7
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DVI port:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1 / 2
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in:No / Yes
Parallel ports quantity:1
PS/2 ports quantity:1
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:8
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power supply:235 / 255


64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:FSB
Clock Speed:2.6GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):11 / 13.5 / 14 / 16 / 9 / 9.5
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:228 / 410
Number of processors installed:1
Processing die size:107 / 82
Processor:E5400 / E5500 / E5800 / E7500 / E8400 / E8500
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 6
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Wolfdale
Processor core voltage (AC):0.850/1.3625
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Core™2 Duo / Intel® Pentium® / Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core
Processor frequency:2.7 / 2.8 / 2.93 / 3 / 3.16 / 3.2
Processor front side bus:1066 / 1333 / 800
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:E5400 / E5500 / E5800 / E7500 / E8400 / E8500
Processor Number:E5300
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo E7000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo E8000 series / Intel Pentium E5000 series for Desktop
Processor socket:Socket T (LGA 775)
Processor system type:DP
Processor threads:2
Stepping:C0 / E0 / R0
Tcase:72.4 / 74.1
Thermal Design Power (TDP):-, 65 / 45, 65 / 65

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:45
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / 2 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Smart Cache:N
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:33910 / 33911 / 36503 / 40478 / 42800 / 42802
Processor code:SLAPK / SLB9J / SLB9Z / SLGH7 / SLGTG / SLGTJ
Processor package size:37.5
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Installed Size:1GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR3 SDRAM

Service & Support

On-Site Warranty:On-site
Type:3 years warranty


Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional
Optional operating system supplied:Windows XP Professional


Card reader integrated: No
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:160 / 250 / 320 / 80
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 250 / 320 / 80

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-300

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business
Type:Personal computer

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA X4500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.4 / 13.9 / 15.7 / 17 / 17.5 / 4.49 / 5.47
Height:1.77 / 12.4 / 13.9 / 15.7 / 16.1 / 19.6 / 6.18
Package weight:28 / 43.4
Weight:15.4 / 19.8 / 26.5 / 27.1
Width:1.77 / 15.7 / 3.66 / 4.49 / 6.18 / 7.36