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Dell Optiplex 990

Dell Optiplex 990
alaScore 88

67 reviews

Aug, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 reviews of Dell Optiplex 990. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Views about the design and size are generally positive. The reliability and usability are also appreciated.

price, usability, reliability, size, design

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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alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 user reviews of Dell Optiplex 990 from 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 Reviewers are impressed by the design and reliability. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the size.

price, usability, reliability, design

89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Nate Ralph (

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: Nate Ralph (

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

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Dell OptiPlex 990 MT Desktop Computer


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

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
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 / ATI / Intel / Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Intel ® HD Graphics 2000 / Intel HD Graphics 2000 / Radeon HD6350 / Radeon HD6450
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU / OnBoard Graphic
OnBoard Graphic Chip:Dedicated GPU / Dedicated GPU + OnBoard / OnBoard Graphic


Chipset Brand:Intel / Intel ® / Intel®
Chipset Type:Q67 / QM67 / Unknown
Hyper Threading:No / Yes
Processor:CORE I3 / CORE I5 / CORE I7 / Core™ i3 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel / Intel ®
Processor Number:I3-2100 / i3-2120 / i3-2130 / i5-2400 / i5-2500 / I5-2500S / i7-2600