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Dell Optiplex 390 MT/DT/SFF/USFF (2011)

Dell Optiplex 390 MT/DT/SFF/USFF (2011)
alaScore 85

44 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 reviews of Dell Optiplex 390 MT/DT/SFF/USFF (2011). 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. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability. The size is also appreciated, but there are some critical views about the usability and design.

price, size, reliability

design, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell Optiplex 390 MT/DT/SFF/USFF (2011) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Dell Optiplex 390 MT/DT/SFF/USFF (2011)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Dell Optiplex 390 MT/DT/SFF/USFF (2011) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk.

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

This summary is based on the products: Dell OptiPlex 390 MT - Intel Core i3 2120 / 3.30GHz - 4GB DDR3 1333MHz Memory - 250GB Hard Drive - DVD ReWriter/MultiRecorder - Microsoft Windows 7 PrDell OptiPlex 390 MT - Intel Core i3 2120 / 3.30GHz - 4GB DDR3 1333MHz Memory - 250GB Hard Drive - DVD ReWriter/MultiRecorder - Microsoft Windows 7 Pr

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Dell Optiplex 390 MT/DT/SFF/USFF (2011)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Dell Optiplex 390 MT/DT/SFF/USFF (2011) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the reliability. The size also gets good opinions, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the usability.

price, size, reliability

usability

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

This summary is based on the products: Dell Optiplex 390 i3-2120 3.33GHz 4GB RAM 250GB HDDDell Optiplex 390 i3-2120 3.33GHz 4GB RAM 250GB HDD

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (newegg.com)

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 (newegg.com)

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 (newegg.com)

currently using in school

 

for school use this is a great computer

not good for anything else

Sep, 2012

Consumer review (newegg.com)

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 (newegg.com)

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

Consumer review (rakuten.com)

ms

 

Works great! - I'm back to buying Dells again for the office

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

Certificates

Certification:CECP, TCO 3, WEEE, Japan Energy Law, Japan Green PC, South Korea Eco-label, EU RoHS, China RoHS, Blue Angel / Energy Star 5.0 compliant
Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Chassis type:Desktop / Midi Tower / Mini Tower / SFF
Color of product:Black / Black, Grey / Black, Silver
Number of 3.5" bays:1 / 2
Number of 5.25" bays:1 / 2
Placement supported:Horizontal/Vertical / Vertical

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:30.4in
Height:1.7in
Width:16.8in

Display (Projector)

Type:None.

Energy Management

Power supply:240 / 250 / 265
Power supply input frequency:50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240 / 220 - 240 / 90 - 264

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:1 / 3
PCI Express x16 slots:1
PCI Express x4 slots:1

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:512
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 6350 / Intel HD Graphics 2000 / No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650 / 850
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x102
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 2000

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Dell
Model:1950
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell PowerEdge

Mainboard

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

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4 / 8
Memory clock speed:1333 / 2133
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2x DIMM
Non-ECC: Yes

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:-598.4 - 420000
Operating altitude:-598.4 - 120000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):-40 - 65 / 20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:-40 - 65 / 20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
Relative humidity:20 - 80
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 60 / -40 - 65
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 60 / -40 - 65

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-ROM / DVD-RW / DVD±RW / No
Optical drives quantity:1

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x
Type:CD-ROM

Other Features

Audio Input:1
BIOS password: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7 / Windows 7 Home Premium\nWindows 7 Professional\nWindows 7 Ultimate
Dimensions (WxDxH):4.02 x 16.1 x 14.2
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
External drive bays:1 x 5.25" / 2 x 5.25"
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:AMD, Intel / Intel
HDMI: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Internal drive bays:1 x 3.5" / 2 x 3.5"
Mac compatibility:No / Yes
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Memory slots (available):1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Package dimensions (WxDxH):15.8 x 10.2 x 19.3 / 18.8 x 10.8 x 21.3 / 18.8 x 14.1 x 21.3
Platform:PC
Power supply type:AC/DC
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
TV tuner integrated: No
USB connector type:USB Type-A
Weight:12.6 / 16.7 / 16666.9 / 19.6

Packaging Content

Aspect Ratio:16:9 / 5:4
Bundled software:DOS / Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010 / Office Starter 2010
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1 / 800:1
Display brightness:250
Display Diagonal:17 / 20
Display included:No / Yes
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 1024 / 1600 x 900
Display Type:LED
Drivers included:No / Yes
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY
Keyboard supplied:No / Yes
Keyboard type:AZERTY
Manual: Yes
Mouse included:No / Yes
Numeric keypad: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N
Viewing angle, horizontal:160 / 170
Viewing angle, vertical:160
Windows keys: Yes

Packaging Data

Package weight:15.2 / 20 / 23.4

Performance

Audio system:HD / HDA
Chipset:Intel H61 / Intel H61 Express
Motherboard chipset:Intel H61 / Intel H61 Express
Password protection:Y
Password protection type:BIOS
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1 / 2 / 3
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:10 / 8
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power supply:240 / 250 / 265
Power supply input frequency:50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240 / 220 - 240 / 90 - 264

Power Device

Power Redundancy:Optional

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:DMI
Clock Speed:1.6GHz/2GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):18 / 27 / 31 / 33 / 34
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:2
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17 / 21
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066 / 1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1066/1333 / DDR3-SDRAM
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:G460 / G630 / i3-2100 / i3-2120 / i3-2130 / i5-2400
Processor boost frequency:3.4
Processor cache:1, 6 / 1.5 / 3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:1 / 2 / 4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / Intel Core i3-2xxx / Intel Core i5-2xxx / Intel Pentium G / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core
Processor frequency:1.8 / 2.7 / 3.1 / 3.3 / 3.4
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:G460 / G630 / i3-2100 / i3-2120 / i3-2130 / i5-2400
Processor Number:5110/5130
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Celeron Processor G400 series for Desktop / Intel Core i3-2100 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-2400 Desktop series / Intel Pentium G600 series for Desktop
Processor socket:Socket H2 (LGA 1155)
Processor threads:2 / 4
Server Scalability:2-way
Stepping:Q0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Tcase:65.5 / 69.1 / 72.6
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 35, 65 / 65 / 95
Type:Dual-Core Xeon/Xeon
Upgradability:Upgradable

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:N
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y
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):Y
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y / Yes
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:52207 / 53422 / 53426 / 53428 / 53483 / 63913
Processor code:SR05S / SR05W / SR0GR
Processor package size:37.5 / 37.5 x 37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX / AVX, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

RAM

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

Service & Support

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

Software

Bundled software:Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010 / Office Starter 2010
Drivers included:Y
Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 250 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III / Serial ATA, Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / SATA, Serial ATA II / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 250 / 500

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial Attached SCSI

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

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

Training Course

Category:Computer hardware
Duration:4hour(s)
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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.3 / 14.2 / 16.1 / 16.4
Height:1.14 / 11.4 / 14.2 / 16.4
Package weight:15.2 / 20 / 23.4
Weight:12.6 / 16.7 / 19.6 / 27.8 / 43.2
Width:3.65 / 3.66 / 4.02 / 6.89