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Dell Optiplex 990

Dell Optiplex 990
alaScore 88

112 reviews

May, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 112 reviews of Dell Optiplex 990. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Views about the design and size are on the whole positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical reviews about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell Optiplex 990 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 990

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 106 user reviews of Dell Optiplex 990 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and size. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

price, usability, size, design

reliability

86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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May, 2016

Expert review by: Nate Ralph (pcworld.com)

Dell Optiplex 990 SFF: Space-Saving Business Machine Sheds Inches, Keeps Speed

 

The Dell Optiplex line of desktops is geared toward businesses that need capable number crunchers, backed up by Dell's robust support network. While they're available in all shapes and sizes, we took a look at a smaller model that nonetheless manages...

Compact chassis saves space ; Strong general performance

Limited connection options ; Limited upgradability

Dell's Optiplex 990 SFF manages to squeeze past much of the rest of the Business Desktop category, offering strong general performance at a fair price.

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: (desktopreview.com)

Dell OptiPlex 990 Review

 

It isn't often that we turn to the business side of a PC manufacturer's product lineup to find the kind of design innovation that makes you sit up and take notice.

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Nate Ralph (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Dell Optiplex 990 USFF review

 

The Dell Optiplex 990 SFF is a desktop PC that manages to squeeze past much of the Business Desktop category, offering strong general performance.

There's a substantial price difference between the Vostro 460 and the Optiplex 990. But the Optiplex line includes Dell's Pro Support services, which are likely to be invaluable if your business doesn't have robust IT services. That said, if you have...

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: (rakuten.com)

Dell OptiPlex 990 MT Desktop Computer

 

We purchased this to use with Solidworks, and it's performed very well.

Product Specifications

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024 / 512
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x102

Optical Drive

Optical drives quantity:1

Processor

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 level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-2400 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 package size:37.5