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Dell Optiplex 390 MT

Dell Optiplex 390 MT
alaScore 83

62 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 reviews of Dell Optiplex 390 MT. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviews about the size and reliability are overall positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed comments about the design.

price, usability, reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell Optiplex 390 MT is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Dell Optiplex 390 MT from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Reviewers really like the reliability. The size also gets good reviews, whereas many are less positive about the usability.

price, size, reliability


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

This summary is based on the product: Dell OPTIPLEX 390 MT I5-2400 4GB SY Desktops

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: (computing)

Review: Dell OptiPlex 790 desktop


A good business system, which should be easy for IT administrators to secure through the comprehensive BIOS options, although some like CompuTrace have cost associated with them. The performance of the latest Intel Core i-series processors gives a...

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: (

Dell PowerEdge 1950


With computing power to burn, the PowerEdge 1950 is ideal where high performance is required, such as clustering and Web front-end duties. However, the ramped format does make life more difficult when it comes to database hosting and other backend...

Apr, 2007

Expert review by: (

Dell - PowerEdge 1950


You've probably heard the joke about the electronics company that was so successful it moved into smaller premises. But it's true: electronic components, especially those used in computers, continue to get smaller, enabling vendors like Dell ...

An impressive 2-way server that features support for the latest Woodcrest dual-core Intel Xeon processors, DDR2 FB memory, Serial Attached SCSI storage and TCP offload NICs for maximum performance and capacity from a small form factor. It's ideal as a...

Nov, 2006

Expert review by: Dave Mitchell (

PC Pro: Product Reviews: Dell PowerEdge 1950


A solid choice whether your priority is storage or fault tolerance

Oct, 2006

Consumer review by: lalto (

Small system, no support


Small system, decent speed

Fan died after 8 months ; No support from Dell. Dell cannot determine who the owner is and will not honor the next day warranty ; Submitted change of ownership form to Dell, but that can take up to a week. In the meantime the business is down, ordered...

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: jduck777 (

Great for the price


My customer had to have Win 7 Pro 32-bit. This PC fit the bill for them. Pretty quick machine for the price

A little pricier than 64-bit machines with the same specs

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Student (

currently using in school


for school use this is a great computer

not good for anything else

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: AMGAdmin (

Sweet Spot of Price and Power


Just started buying this model for our new employees, so far they've been great to work with providing good performance for the price and at this price I'm loving the built in 3yr warranty which happens to coincide with our expected retiring age for...

Good Power, decent price, and a great warranty

None so far

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: REDHEARTLOVE (

It Works!


I don't have any good or bad comments. It works as it said it would. Got what I asked for. Didn't think it came with a keyboard or mouse, but it did.

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: CrrazyChicken (

Deployed 50 of these


Not sure what the other guys issue is, I havn't purchased these from newegg but I don't like seeing them put down unnecessarily. I've deployed about 70 of these

Work well, good price point, digital and analog graphics

no hard drive expansion room

Jun, 2012

Product Specifications

This self-paced, online course is designed for IT professionals who are responsible for implementing and deploying Dell PowerEdge servers on data networks, troubleshooting Dell PowerEdge server hardware and self-maintainers or third-party maintainers who support the PowerEdge 1950. The course introduces you to the server architecture of the PowerEdge 1950 and provides the baseline knowledge about configuring key system components for use on a production data network. You'll learn how the latest technologies, such as PCI Express and Intel's E7250 chipset, are being implemented in Dell servers. The course also covers fundamental troubleshooting techniques for the PowerEdge 1950.

Audio Output

Type: None

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Rack-mountable
Front Accessible Bays Qty:1
Hot-Swap Bays Qty:4
Manufacturer Form Factor:Rack-mountable
Server Storage Bays:Hot-swap
Server Swappable Drive Interface:SAS

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Rack-mountable
Front Accessible Bays Qty:1
Hot-Swap Bays Qty:4
Manufacturer Form Factor:Rack-mountable
Server Storage Bays:Hot-swap
Server Swappable Drive Interface:SAS

Cache Memory

Installed Size:4MB
Per Processor Size:4MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell PowerEdge


Chipset Type:Intel 5000X
Data Bus Speed:1066MHz/1333MHz


Type: None


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x

Power Device

Power Redundancy:Optional


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.6GHz/2GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:2
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:5110/5130
Server Scalability:2-way
Type:Dual-Core Xeon/Xeon


Installed Size:1GB/2GB
Max Supported Size:32GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

On-Site Warranty:On-site
Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller (2nd)


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial Attached SCSI

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:73GB
Recommended Use:Small business

Training Course

Category:Computer hardware
Target Audience:IT professionals
Title:PowerEdge 1950 Technical Overview
Type:Web-based training
User Level:Beginner

Video Memory

Installed Size:16MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI ES1000