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Dell Optiplex 790

Dell Optiplex 790
alaScore 86

25 reviews

May, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Dell Optiplex 790. 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. Reviews about the reliability and size are overall positive. The design and usability also get good feedback.

price, usability, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell Optiplex 790 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Dell Optiplex 790 from The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on People are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good feedback.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell OptiPlex 790 DT SFF Desktop Computer Intel Core i5 i5-2400 3.10 GHz Desktop 4GB RAM 250GB HDD DVD-Writer DVDRW Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (EngOptiPlex 469-0542 Desktop Computer - Core i5 i5-2400 3.10 GHz - Small Form FactorDell OPTI 790 DT CI5/3.1 4GB-500GBD Desktops

May, 2016


Expert review by: Mike Jennings (

Dell Optiplex 790


Dell's Optiplex machines have plenty of corporate pedigree, but can its latest tiny PC make a big impression?

A well-designed and capable business PC that's efficient with energy as well as desk space

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (

Decent PC except for power supplies


I bought direct from Dell.

Good basic PC, drivers are all good. Small form factor is very nice

About half of our 35 790's have had the power supply go bad. They have been replaced under warranty, but system is down for a couple of days ; No eSATA ; No USB3

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: IT ADMIN (


The dell pc is a typical dell.....everything works except the cd/dvd drive

Refurb'd product sold to me as new.....when I went to dell get the dvd drive fixed, the product was already registered under a different name. Now ( is not helping me to get this fixed....(this was supposed to be a NEW system) If you are...

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: (

Dell OptiPlex 469-0548 Desktop Computer


Brand new system runs great, no complaints and what a great price!

Consumer review by: (

Dell Optiplex 790 469-0546 Mini-Tower Desktop PC, Intel Core i3-2100 (3.1GHz), 2GB DDR3 Memory, 250GB (7200rpm) HDD, DVD Super Multi-Drive, Intel HD G


Arrived not working, due to RAM not being fully installed. Worked fine afterwards, not needing a return. Now its 3 months later and our hard drive is not even being read. Googled the error code and found out our "hard drive is dying and needs to be...

Product Specifications


DVD Writer:DVD-Writer / No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive / Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: No


Bluetooth: No
Card Reader:Multi Card Reader / No
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: No


Aspect Ratio:Not Applicable
True Resolution:Not Applicable

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:Not Applicable / vPro
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Professional
Product Type:Desktop / Tower
Type:Desktop / Tower


Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD / Intel / Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Intel HD Graphics 2000 / Intel ® HD GPU / Intel ® HD Graphics 2000 / Radeon HD6350
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU / Dedicated GPU + OnBoard / OnBoard Graphic
OnBoard Graphic Chip:Dedicated GPU / Dedicated GPU + OnBoard / OnBoard Graphic


Chipset Brand:Intel / Intel ® / Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:H61 / Q65 / Unknown
Hyper Threading:No / Yes
Processor:Celeron / CORE I3 / CORE I5 / CORE I7 / Core™ i3 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel / Intel ®
Processor Number:G530 / I3-2100 / i3-2120 / i3-2130 / i5-2400 / i5-2500 / i7-2600