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Dell Precision T3600

Dell Precision T3600
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Expert review by : Dustin Sklavos (

Dell Precision T3600 Review: Dell's New Enterprise


As far as enterprise-class workstations go, we're at the point now where there are fundamentally two major competitors: an entrenched HP, and a very hungry Dell. We've had a couple of HP workstations in for review already (and more on the way), but...

Apr, 2012

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Dell Precision T3600


Do you need a fast and reliable business workstation desktop for your business? See how the Dell Precision T3600 rates in our review.

The highest upgradable Intel Xeon processor has eight cores

The base model only has 2GB of memory and the base processor speed is only 2.8GHz

With all its base components, the Dell Precision T3600 is weaker than the best business computers. However, you can upgrade the components so that it's a heavy-duty office PC capable of handling duties like video editing, animation and 3D rendering.

Product Specifications


Certification:CECP / CECP, GS / CECP, GS Mark / EPEAT , CECP, GS
Energy Star certified:No / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold


Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Chassis type:Desktop / Midi Tower / Tower
Color of product:Black / Black, Silver / Black, Stainless Steel
Number of 3.5" bays:2
Number of 5.25" bays:1
Placement supported:Horizontal/Vertical / Vertical
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:425 / 635
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240

Expansion slots

PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots:1
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots:2
PCI Express x4 (Gen 2.x) slots:1

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:2 / 3 / 4
PCI Express x4 (Gen 3.x) slots:1
PCI Express x4 slots:1 / 2
PCI slots:1


Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024 / 2048 / 512
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD FirePro 2270 / AMD FirePro V4900 / AMD FirePro W5000 / NVIDIA Quadro 2000 / NVIDIA Quadro 4000 / NVIDIA Quadro 600 / NVIDIA Quadro K2000 / NVIDIA Quadro K600
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5 / 1.024 / 2.048
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
On-board graphics adapter:N / No
On-board graphics adapter model: No


ECC: Yes
Internal memory:16 / 2 / 32 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:64
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4 / 4 x 2 / 4 x 4 / 4 x 8
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4 / 4 x 2 / 4 x 4 / 4 x 8
Memory slots:2x DIMM / 3x DIMM / 4x DIMM
Non-ECC:No / Yes


Bluetooth: No
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

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:-598.4 - 420000
Operating altitude:-598.4 - 120000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 65
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 65

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD+/-RW / DVD-ROM / DVD-RW / DVD±RW
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

BIOS password: Yes
CD read speed:8
CD write speed:8
Cooling type:Active
Display:Dell Professional P2210
External drive bays:2
Form Factor:Desktop
Graphics:FirePro 2270 / FirePro V4900 / FirePro V5900 / Quadro 2000 / Quadro 4000
Graphics adapter:FirePro 2270 / FirePro V4900 / FirePro V5900 / Quadro 2000 / Quadro 4000
Graphics adapter family:AMD / NVIDIA
Graphics adapter memory type:GDDR5
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Internal drive bays:2
Maximum storage capacity:2
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Resolution:1680 x 1050
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Other features

Built-In Optical Drive:Y

Packaging Content

Bundled software:McAfee / System Management Software\nWindows Live\nImage Recovery Restore\nDell Backup, Recovery Manager / Trend Micro Worry Free Business Security 3.5
Cables included:AC
Display Diagonal:22
Display included:No / Yes
Drivers included: Yes
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Keyboard supplied:No / Yes
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Manual: Yes
Mouse included:N / No / Yes
Numeric keypad: Yes
Windows keys: Yes


Audio system:HD / HDA / Realtek ALC269Q / Realtek ALC269Q HD / Realtek ALC269Q High Definition Audio
Chipset:Intel C602
Motherboard chipset:Intel C602
Password protection:Y
Product type:PC / Workstation
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1 / 2
DVI port:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:1 / 2
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:11 / 8
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:-- / 1


Power supply:425 / 635
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240


Bus type:QPI
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):28 / 30 / 38 / 39
ECC supported by processor:Y
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:375
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:40
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):31.4 / 34.1 / 51.2
Memory channels supported by processor:Quad
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:800,1066 / 800,1066,1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:x4, x8, x16
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor:E5-1603 / E5-1607 / E5-1620 / E5-1650 / E5-1660
Processor boost frequency:3.8 / 3.9
Processor cache:10 / 12 / 15
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge EP
Processor cores:4 / 6
Processor family:Intel Xeon E5 / Intel® Xeon® E5 Family
Processor frequency:2.8 / 3 / 3.2 / 3.3 / 3.6
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:E5-1603 / E5-1607 / E5-1620 / E5-1650 / E5-1660
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Xeon E5-1600
Processor socket:Socket R (LGA 2011)
Processor threads:12 / 4 / 8
Stepping:C2 / M1
Thermal Design Power (TDP):130

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: Yes
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel visual technologies: No
Intel vPro Technology: Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
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):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):46
Processor ARK ID:64600 / 64601 / 64619 / 64620 / 64621
Processor code:SR0KN / SR0L8 / SR0L9 / SR0LC
Processor package size:52.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Bundled software:Trend Micro Worry Free Business Security 3.5
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional
Trial software:Microsoft Office 2013


Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Hard disk rotational speed:10000 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 250 / 320 / 500 / 600
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA III / Serial ATA, Serial ATA II / Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)
Hard Drive Size:2.5 / 3.5
Hard drive speed:10000 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / SATA, Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III / Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)
Number of hard drives installed:1 / 2
RAID levels:0, 1, 5, 10 / 1, 5, 10
RAID support: Yes
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1200 / 250 / 500

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:18.5 / 18.6 / 19
Height:16 / 16.3
Weight:30.9 / 31
Width:6.77 / 6.81 / 7