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Dell Optiplex 790

Dell Optiplex 790
alaScore 85

25 reviews

May, 2017

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 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People really like the reliability and size. The design and usability are also appreciated.

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 85/100 = 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 Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good opinions.

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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 (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

May, 2017


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

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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


Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x102


Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-2400 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-2500 Desktop series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):95

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Processor ARK ID:52207 / 52213 / 53422 / 53426 / i5-2400 / i5-2500 / i7-2600
Processor package size:37.5