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Dell Optiplex 3010 Mini Tower PC i5-3470S Quad Core 2.90GHz 4GB RAM 500GB HDD DVD Windows 10 Professional

Dell Optiplex 3010 Mini Tower PC i5-3470S Quad Core 2.90GHz 4GB RAM 500GB HDD DVD Windows 10 Professional
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[£158.29 ex VAT]
[£189.95 inc VAT]
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item # 431645W1
Condition: Refurbished / Grade A1
Warranty: 3 Months warranty
BUY
  • What It Does
  • Specifications
  • Our Specialist View

Key Features 
  • Intel Core i5-3470S Quad Core 2.90GHz Processor
  • 4GB DDR3 RAM
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • DVD ROM Optical Drive
  • Mini Tower Chassis
  • Windows 10 Professional 64bit Preinstalled

 

Inspired Design
The OptiPlex 3010 is designed to seamlessly integrate into the office environment and flexibly support users’ needs.
 
With a robust metal chassis that has undergone intense Highly Accelerated Life testing, the OptiPlex 3010 is designed for ultimate durability and reliability. Colour-coded highlight tool-less accessible system components and grip points make the system easy to service and deploy.
 
Dell OptiPlex desktops are engineered to respect our planet and offer services that help minimise energy consumption and recycle.
 
Smart Productivity
Empower your workforce with performance features that fit their specific needs. Users can power through their day with advanced 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors, highspeed memory options, and Intel HD graphics.
 
Users can connect and communicate with colleagues around the world with front microphone and headset mini-jacks for voice-over-IP for optimal conferencing. Maximise productivity with intuitive design features that adapt to unique work styles, including support for multiple monitors and two USB ports.
 
Business-Class Control
Manage your OptiPlex 3010 with ease with standard in-built management solutions such as Dell KACE1 appliances, or a leading client management solution. Driver and image commonality across form factors further simplifies management.
 
Confidently safeguard data with Dell Data Protection software. Physical lock slot as well as lockable port cover and desk mount further help protect your system. 
 
Integrated Solutions
Dell offers tailored solutions for cost effective security, management, and end-user productivity. Dell Data Protection | Encryption offers a single solution for flexible data encryption across your network and removable media.
 
One-touch preset compliance policy templates enable fast deployment, and the solution delivers the high-levels of encryption.
 
Dell Desktop Virtualization Solutions provide a datacenter infrastructure to improve data security, streamline management, and speed time to value with purpose-built hardware, software and services for client virtualisation. Dell’s services and flexible delivery models help define and implement the right solution for your needs.
 
Dell systems management solutions help you centralise management, automate processes, and reduce support costs. Each client system comes with a complete set of utilities to enable industry-leading consoles, like Microsoft System Center tools, to better deploy, configure, manage, and update those devices Dell also offers KACE1 appliances to help seamlessly manage endpoints, or Dell Services can help define and implement the right client management solution for your unique needs.

Operating System Windows 10 Professional 64Bit 
 
Processor Intel Core i5-3470S Quad Core 2.90GHz (3.60GHz Max Turbo Frequency) (6MB SmartCache) 
 
RAM 4GB DDR3 (up to 8GB, 2 x DIMM Slots) 
 
Bays 2 x Internal 3.5", 2 x External 5.25"
 
Slots 1 x Full Height PCIe x16, 3 x Full Height PCIe x1
 
Ports 8 x USB 2.0 (2 x Front, 6 x Rear, & 2 x Internal), 1 x RJ-45, 1 x VGA, 1 x HDMI, 2 x Mic In, 1 x Headphone Out, 1 x Line Out
 
Network Yes
 
Hard Drive 500GB SATA III
 
Optical Drive DVDROM 
 
Dimensions 36.00 x 17.50 x 41.70 cm (H x W x D) 
 
Weight 8.87 kg 
 
WiFi No

Our Specialist view of the Dell Optiplex 3010 Mini Tower PC

The Spec:

The Dell Optiplex 3010 refurbished MT PC has the following spec: A Mini Tower chassis containing an Intel Core i5 3rd Gen Quad Core processor, 4GB RAM, a 500GB SATA III hard drive and a DVD ROM optical drive. Windows 10 Professional 64Bit is preinstalled and ready to go out of the box. Plenty of USB 2.0 ports are included front and back, as well as VGA and HDMI connectivity for monitors.

The Good Bits:

The chassis is very much the main plus point with this PC. Not only is the metal chassis both sturdy and durable, for the age of this refurbished 3010 it offers a wide range of ports and lots of expandability options.  There are plenty of USB ports to choose from and space aplenty inside to add a graphics card and/or WiFi card. That’s the great thing about the 3010; its size gives you so much flexibility. 

The Not So Good Bits:

A quad core processor is great on paper but it’s important to note that the 3rd generation in the 3010 is a solid and reliable performer; it is a little dated compared to the latest 10th and 11th gen i5 processors available now. The lack of USB 3.0 ports is a little disappointing as well but the amount of USB 2.0 ports does make up for it.

The Design:

Dell PC’s are more or less always solidly built and reliable and the Optiplex 3010 is no different. Perhaps 2 more USB ports on the front in addition to the existing 2 would have been far better but as most peripherals are connected semi-permanently or permanently, this isn’t a tick in the cons box for the 3010. Accessing the inside of the PC is also so easy. No screw to undo, a simple catch on the side provides easy access.

Suitability:

Very much a business spec PC, the 3010 would be at home in an office but could easily be an all rounder in a home or education environment, a good solid all-rounder!

Recycling
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