Compact without compromise.
OptiPlex commercial desktops are our most secure, manageable and reliable, now smaller and faster for superior productivity and no sacrifices.
- Intel® Core™ i3 Dual Core (65W for MT/SFF and 35W for Micro)
Operating System (Dell recommends Windows 10 Pro.)
- Windows 10 Home (64-bit)
Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
Windows 8.1 Pro (64-bit)
Windows 7 Professional (32 bit)
Windows 7 Professional (64 bit)
- Non-ECC dual-channel 2133MHz DDR4 SDRAM,
Up to 32GB (16GB for Micro)
- Supports Hybrid, Opal SED FIPS, M.2 Solid State Drive and M.2 PCIe Solid State Drive
RAID 0 & 1 support on select configurations (MT/SFF only)
- 6 USB 3.0 (2 front/4 rear-1 with PowerShare)
4 USB 2.0 (2 front/2 rear-1 front with PowerShare)
1 Internal USB 3.0 with smart power on
2 Display Port 1.2
1 VGA (optional)
- 1 full height PCIe x16
1 full height PCIe x16 (wired x 4)
1 full height PCIe x1
1 full height PCI
1 M.2 (22x80mm)
- Minitower (MT)
1 internal 3.5” HDD (convertible to 5.25” ODD)
2 internal 2.5” HDD1 external slim ODD
- Minitower (MT)
Height: 35 mm x Width: 15.4 mm x Depth: 27.4 mm
Weight: 8 Kg (17.62 lbs)
Height: 29 mm x Width: 29.2 mm x Depth: 9.26 mm
Weight: 4.48 Kg (10.7 lbs)
- Supports optional PCIe 10/100/1000 network card
Optional wireless: 802.11ac+ Bluetooth 4.1 card
- Minitower (MT)
Standard 240W PSU
240W typical 85% Efficient PSU (80 PLUS Bronze) ENERGY STAR complaint, Active PFC
240W typical 92% Efficient PSU (80 PLUS Platinum); ENERGY STAR complaint, Active PFC
- Environmental Standards (eco-labels): ENERGY STAR 6.0 qualified, EPEAT Registered9, CEL, WEEE, Japan Energy Law, South Korea E-standby, South Korea Eco-label, EU RoHS, China RoHS BFR/CFR/PVC Free configuration10 available in select regions. Please see your local representative or dell.com for specific details.
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
Product Safety, EMC and Environmental
Datasheets Dell and the Environment
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More productivity per square inch
Seamless manageabilityOur most manageable: Manipulate BIOS settings and configure systems with ample flexibility that organizational IT infrastructures require.
You hold the keys: Dell Client Command Suite free tools allow flexible and automated BIOS or system configurations for your desktop fleet.
Offsite? No sweat: Remotely manage your desktop fleet with optional Intel® vPro™ technology plus Dell unique capabilities for out-of-band BIOS management.
Packaged to perform: Receive automatic update notifications from factory-installed Dell Command | Update.
Serves organizations of all sizes: Dell KACE System Management solutions available to meet demanding IT management needs.
Touchable décor: Easily interact on the edge-to-edge touch screen for a completely immersive experience ideal for gaming or video editing.
Expand your digital library: A 1TB hard disk drive provides plenty of storage for your family’s photos, music and digital files, so you can continually capture, save and share new memories.
Freedom to roam: Built-in wireless technology with the latest long-range 802.11 ac wireless technology makes it easy to surf, stream and stay connected.
Settle in to movie night: Watch your family’s favorite DVDs or install software easily using the built-in optical drive.
Superior sound: Enjoy enhanced audio from integrated performance speakers expertly tuned by Waves MaxxAudio® Pro.
The best security, right out of the boxOur most secure desktops are armed with Dell Data Protection hardware and software along with additional optional features.
Centralized remote management: Meet compliance regulations right out of the box and protect data on any device with Dell Data Protection | Encryption.
Authentication options: Ensure only authorized users have access to your data with FIPS 201-certified smart card, fingerprint readers or contact-less smart card reader.
Secure credential storage: FIPS 140-2-certified TPM and Dell ControlVault add extra layers of hardware security by isolating user passwords and credentials on a separately controlled hardware chip.
Stop advanced malware: Dell Data Protection | Protected Workspace launches apps in a virtualized container and restores a safe environment in only 20 seconds.
Single console security: Dell Data Protection | Endpoint Security Suite offers comprehensive threat protection, authentication and access management, and encryption, all centrally managed.
7040 Small Form Factor
Ports and slots
7040 Small Form Factor
Dimensions and Weight
7040 Mini Tower Ports and slots
Mini Tower Dimensions
Essential accessories for your OptiPlex 7040 Desktops
Dell Wireless Keyboard and Mouse – KM636
Compact, slim-line keyboard with Chiclet keys and a comfortable optical mouse.
Dell OptiPlex Mini Tower Cable Cover
These easy-to-install, thermally tested custom cable covers make securing your desktop simple.
Dell UltraSharp 27 Monitor – U2715H
Let your work come to life in precise color detail, with sharp QHD resolution and extensive connectivity options for outstanding usability.
Dell Professional Stereo Headset – UC300
This comfortable, easy-to-use communication solution is Lync-optimized and offers crystal-clear audio quality.
We've got your business covered
Get anytime priority access to expert support with predictive analytics (via SupportAssist technology*) and damage protection for drops, spills, surges and more.
This comprehensive service provides seamless deployment of new technology. You get a single point of contact for project management including up-front planning, configuration, data migration and knowledge transfer.
Accidental Damage Service
Enjoy worry-free ownership and minimize downtime with protection from accidental drops, spills, surges and breakages. Coverage picks up where your previous warranty leaves off and is ideal for high-risk environments and mobile workforces.