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Dell Optiplex 790

Dell Optiplex 790
alaScore 88

24 reviews

Nov, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 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 on the whole positive. The design and usability also get good reviews.

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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 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Dell Optiplex 790

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Dell Optiplex 790 from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com. Opinions about the reliability and size are generally positive. The design and usability are also appreciated.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.com 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 (EngDell 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 (Eng

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

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 (newegg.com)

127.0.0.1

 

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 (127.0.0.1) is not helping me to get this fixed....(this was supposed to be a NEW system) If you are...

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: (rakuten.com)

Dell OptiPlex 469-0548 Desktop Computer

 

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

Consumer review by: (rakuten.com)

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

Certificates

Certification:CECP, TCO 3, WEEE, Blue Angel / CECP, TCO 3, WEEE, Japan Energy Law, Japan Green PC, South Korea Eco-label, Blue Angel / Energy Star 5.0 compliant
Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Cable lock slot: Yes
Chassis type:Desktop / Mini Tower / SFF
Color of product:Black / Black, Silver
Number of 3.5" bays:1 / 2
Number of 5.25" bays:1 / 2

Energy Management

Power supply:240 / 250 / 265

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1 / 2
PCI slots:1

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:850
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1350
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x102
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 2000

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2 / 4 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2 / 4 x 4
Memory slots:4x DIMM

Networking

Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD-RW / DVD±RW

Other Features

Audio Input:1
BIOS password: Yes
COM ports quantity:1
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Cooling type:Active
Dimensions (WxDxH):11.4 x 3.65 x 12.3
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
External drive bays:1 x 5.25" / 2 x 5.25"
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Internal drive bays:1 x 3.5" / 2 x 3.5"
Mac compatibility: No
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Platform:PC
Power supply type:AC / AC/DC
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Security Features:TPM
USB connector type:USB Type-A
Weight:12.6 / 16.7

Packaging Content

Bundled software:DOS / Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010
Display included: No
Drivers included: Yes
Keyboard supplied:No / Yes
Mouse included:No / Yes
Windows keys: Yes

Performance

Audio system:HD
Chipset:Intel Q65 Express
Motherboard chipset:Intel Q65 Express
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1 / 2
Line-in:No / Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:2
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:10 / 7
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power supply:240 / 250 / 265

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):31 / 33 / 34
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1066/1333 / DDR3-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:i3-2100 / i3-2120 / i5-2400 / i5-2500 / i7-2600
Processor boost frequency:3.4 / 3.8
Processor cache:1, 6 / 3 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-2xxx / Intel Core i5-2xxx / Intel Core i7-2xxx
Processor frequency:3.1 / 3.3 / 3.4
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:i3-2100 / i3-2120 / i5-2400 / i5-2500 / i7-2600
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2100 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-2400 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-2500 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-2600 Desktop series
Processor socket:Socket H2 (LGA 1155)
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:D2 / Q0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Tcase:69.1 / 72.6
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35, 65 / 65 / 95

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:52207 / 52209 / 52213 / 53422 / 53426
Processor code:SR00B
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX / AVX, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Windows 7 Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 250 / 320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA, Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / SATA, Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 250 / 320 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.3 / 16.1 / 16.4 / 4.8 / 4.84 / 6.34
Height:11.4 / 14.2 / 4.49 / 5.59
Weight:12.6 / 16.7 / 19.6
Width:1.44 / 1.58 / 3.65 / 4.02 / 6.89