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OptiPlex 980 Desktop

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OptiPlex 980 Desktop

Enterprise-level desktop users seeking the highest levels of productivity, security and systems management.

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OptiPlex 980 Desktop
OptiPlex 980 Desktop - Management that Empowers IT

Management that Empowers IT

Whether your workforce is local, national or global, the Dell™ OptiPlex 980 offers easy serviceability and advanced management capabilities that can help IT work at peak efficiency.
  • Advanced "Remote Control": Intel® vPro™ remote-management capability can reduce the need for software-related desk-side visits*. With integrated Intel® KVM, IT can resolve issues by remotely controlling a user's keyboard, video and mouse.
  • Easy Routine Maintenance: Tool-less chassis design provides easy access to internal hardware, while DirectDetect troubleshooting LEDs enable quick diagnosis of hardware issues.
  • Dell Software Solutions: The Dell Update Catalog for Microsoft System Center can save time by automating basic system updates. With Dell Client Manager, IT can also automate common tasks associated with owning client systems.
  • Customizable Dell Services: Dell offers a portfolio of specialized services* to empower IT. Choose Dell Automated Deployment to shave time off the deployment process; reduce downtime with Dell ProManage-Managed Services; and design your own level of support with Dell ProSupport* for End Users or Dell ProSupport* for IT.

Technology that Drives Business Efficiency

Offering premier-class stability and performance over its 15-month system lifecycle, the OptiPlex 980 can drive efficiency across your organization while providing a low total cost of ownership.

OptiPlex 980 Desktop - Power for Productivity
Power for Productivity: With next-generation Intel® Core™ i7 or i5 processors and powerful DDR3 memory, the OptiPlex 980 provides up to a 35% performance increase over previous-generation OptiPlex systems.
OptiPlex 980 Desktop - Quiet Performance
Quiet Performance: Minimize disturbances across the workgroup with an OptiPlex EcoKit, which is designed to reduce system noise by up to 50% and includes up to 25% post-consumer recycled content.
OptiPlex 980 Desktop - Advanced Display Capabilities
Advanced Display Capabilities: Work on more at once with dual PCIe discrete-graphics options and support for up to 4 simultaneous displays. (Mini Tower and Desktop only.)
OptiPlex 980 Desktop - Information that's always ON
Information that's always ON: OptiPlex ON technology can reduce lags in productivity by giving end users instant read access to Microsoft Outlook prior to full system boot

Robust Security Options

Uncompromised security is the hallmark of the OptiPlex 980, which gives you robust security options and the flexibility to extend your coverage through Dell services.

  • Data & System Security: Protect critical data with a range of options, including RAID 1, optional full-disk-encryption or solid-state drives, and TPM 1.2*.
  • Theft Protection: A security lock slot and a chassis intrusion switch (which notifies IT in the event of a breach) provide on-site security against theft.
  • Hardware & Security Integration: Dell Custom Factory Integration adds asset tags and security labels to your custom configurations and ships OptiPlex systems direct to you from our ISO 9001-certified factory.
  • Secure Online Backup: Choose optional Dell ProManage Online Backup and Restore for a secure 24/7 data backup and recovery solution—no extra hardware or IT staff required.
  • Asset Recovery Services: Dell can help you recover, resell, recycle or return to lease your excess computer equipment in a secure, environmentally conscious manner that complies with local regulatory guidelines.

Energy-Efficient Design, Environmental Responsibility

With its energy-efficient, environmentally conscious design, the OptiPlex 980 reflects the potential benefits not just to your operations and your bottom line, while considering the planet as well.

OptiPlex 980 Desktop - Efficient by Design
Efficient by Design: The OptiPlex 980 helps to reduce energy costs through features such as Dell Energy Smart power settings and optional 90% efficient power-supply units. Using the Dell Client Energy Savings Calculator, you can estimate energy usage for multiple OptiPlex systems before you make a purchase.
OptiPlex 980 Desktop - High Environmental Standards
High Environmental Standards: Select configurations of the OptiPlex 980 qualify for an EPEAT® Gold rating. Gold is the highest standard in the Electronic Product Environment Assessment Tool (EPEAT), a set of performance criteria for evaluating electronic products' environmental attributes in both public and private sectors.
OptiPlex 980 Desktop - ENERGY STAR® Compliance
ENERGY STAR® Compliance: As an ENERGY STAR-compliant partner, Dell has designed select configurations of the OptiPlex 980 to comply with ENERGY STAR 5.0 standards for energy efficiency.

Processor

  • Intel® Core™ i7 Processor 870 /2.93GHz, 8M, VT-x, VT-d, TXT (vPro™ )
    Intel® Core™ i7 Processor 860 /2.80GHz, 8M, VT-x, VT-d, TXT (vPro™ )

    Intel® Core™ i5 Processor 750/ 2.66GHz, Turbo Boost, 8M, VT-x
    Intel® Core™ i5 Processor 670/ 3.46GHz, HT, Turbo Boost, 4M, VT-x, VT-d, TXT (vPro™ )
    Intel® Core™ i5 Processor 660/ 3.33GHz, HT, Turbo Boost, 4M, VT-x, VT-d, TXT (vPro™ )
    Intel® Core™ i5 Processor 650/ 3.20GHz, HT, Turbo Boost, 4M, VT-x, VT-d, TXT (vPro™ )

    Intel® Core™ i3 Processor 540/ 3.06GHz, HT, 4M
    Intel® Core™ i3 Processor 530/ 2.93GHz, HT, 4M

    Intel® Pentium Processor G6950/ 2.80GHz, 3M

    *Processors qualified on the OptiPlex 980 are listed above. Processors offered may vary by region and include a select list of the ones qualified.

Operating System ​ (Dell recommends Windows 10 Pro.)

  • Windows® 7 Home Premium 32-Bit
    Windows® 7 Professional 32-Bit
    Windows® 7 Professional 64-Bit
    Windows® 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
    Ubuntu® Linux® (select countries)
    nSeries FreeDOS™

Memory*

  • Four DIMM slots; Non-ECC dual-channel 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM, up to 16GB*

Video Card

  • Integrated Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator HD*
    256MB ATI® RADEON® HD 3450 (dual DVI or dual VGA options)*
    512MB NVIDIA NVS420 (SFF only, quad DP or quad DVI options)*
    256MB NVIDIA GeForce 9300 (dual DVI or dual VGA options), 512MB ATI RADEON HD 4550* (DP/ DVI)
    1GB NVIDIA GeForce GT330* (MT only, DP/DVI)

Security

  • Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security Services (up to 3 year subscription)
    Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2, Non-TPM (in select countries only)
    Dell ControlPoint
    Chassis lock slot and lock loop support
    Optional Chassis Intrusion Switch
    Setup/BIOS Password
    I/O Interface Security
    Smart Card keyboards
    Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
    BIOS support for optional Computrace®

Systems Management

  • Intel® Core i7/i5 vPro Technology Enabled (iAMT Professional 6.x)

    Intel® Standard Manageability (iAMT Professional 6.x)

    No Out-of-Band Systems Management

Warranty

  • Limited Hardware Warranty*; Standard 3-year Next Business Day On Site Service after Remote Diagnosis* (3-3-3); Optional 3-year Dell ProSupport™ for IT*; 4-year and 5-year extended warranty, service and support options

Connectivity

  • Integrated Intel® 82578DM GbE Ethernet LAN 10/100/1000
    Optional Broadcom® 1520 PCIe WLAN card (802.11 N)

Power

  • MINITOWER:
    305W Standard PSU or optional 255W 90% Efficient PSU; Active PFC

    DESKTOP:
    255W Standard PSU or optional 255W 90% Efficient PSU; Active PFC

    SMALL FORM FACTOR:
    235W Standard PSU or optional 235W 90% Efficient PSU; Active PFC

Regulatory

  • Environmental Standards (eco-labels):
    ENERGY STAR® 5.0 (select configurations), EPEAT Gold (select configurations), CECP, TCO 05, WEEE, Japan Energy Law, CES, Japan Green PC, FEMP, South Korea Eco-label, EU RoHS, China RoHS

    Other Environmental Options:
    Dell Energy Smart settings (select configurations); Carbon Off-set; System Recycle (Asset Recovery Service)

    Regulatory Model (Mini-Tower): DCSM1F
    Regulatory Model (Desktop): DCNE1F
    Regulatory Model (Small Form Factor): DCCY1F

    Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
    Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
    Dell and the Environment

Dell ProSupport

Faster, more reliable support services designed to address the technology challenges you face today. This new support portfolio is focused on your needs, time demands and budgets.


Need professional support services that take care of both you and your employees’ IT needs 7x24? Choose Dell™ ProSupport™ to get access to a certified technician in two minutes or less.

Got an IT staff? Choose Dell ProSupport for IT and get tech-to-tech support with Fast-track dispatch, along with 7x24 access to Dell-certified technicians.

 

Dell ProSupport Service Model
Dell ProSupportDell ProSupport for IT
Designed for organisations with limited or no dedicated IT staff.

Includes:
  • 7x24 direct break-fix hardware support for your employees
  • “How-to” support on popular software applications such as Norton™ AntiVirus, Microsoft® Office, Microsoft® Small Business Server, Intuit® QuickBooks®, Adobe® Photoshop and Adobe® Acrobat™.
  • Access to a certified technician in two minutes or less
Designed to provide tech-to-tech support for IT Professionals, Database Administrators and internal Service Desks or helpdesks.

Includes:
  • 7x24 Direct access to Dell Expert Centers
  • Fast-track dispatch for Dell-certified technicians
  • Escalation management through Dell’s Global Command Centers

Next, further customise your support solution by taking advantage of the Dell ProSupport options below that align to how you use your technology.

SPEED OF RESPONSEPROTECTION
Mission Critical 4-Hour On-site Service — Priority on-site service to get you back up and running fast

Specialised On-site Options — Allows you to augment your daily IT management or tap into specific technical expertise for critical projects when needed. Recommended options for laptops include:
  • On-site Parts Management to help minimise downtime by having parts at your fingertips.
  • On-site Personnel to augment your IT staff.
  • On-site Diagnosis for accelerated troubleshooting.
Asset Management and Protection
  • Accidental Damage Protection* repairs or replaces accidentally damaged systems
Data Management and Protection
  • Keep Your Hard Drive* helps you retain control of sensitive data
  • Hard Drive Data Recovery provides data recovery from a failed hard drive
  • Certified Data Destruction wipes your hard drive clean and destroys data

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Customisation and Set Up

Deployment Services
Our end-to-end deployment services are designed to simplify and accelerate the customisation and utilisation of your new systems. Dell Deployment Services include everything from order consolidation to coordination of deployment resources.
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Managed Deployment
Dell Managed Deployment Services are for customers who need a complete, end-to-end deployment solution. Managed deployments are useful within complex logistical environments that require a single point of accountability.
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Custom Factory Integration
Dell offers custom factory integration services to help accelerate your system deployments. We can perform a range of services, such as custom configuration, consolidation and integration, in our factory.
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ImageDirect™
ImageDirect is a web-based, hosted image management service that enables customers to easily create, manage and load custom images for Dell commercial client systems.

Intel® AMT and Intel® vPro™ Support
For Intel AMT and Intel vPro customers, new deployment service options, such as unique password prepopulation, preconfigured management settings and no-touch deployment, can help ease deployment concerns while saving time and money.

Advanced Configuration Services
With Advanced Configuration Services (ACS), you can save time and resources by selecting various settings during the purchase process. You can choose to partition your hard drive, select boot order, change BIOS settings and modify various standard software configuration settings.

Asset Recovery Services

Asset Recovery Services
Asset Recovery Services offers safe and environmentally appropriate disposal solutions for outdated or end-of-life IT assets. This service includes transportation, flexible logistics, equipment processing, detailed data security and environmental reports at an affordable price.
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