Help Me Choose: OptiPlex Form Factor

 
Systems OfferedNEW Mini Tower (5040/7040) Mini Tower
(7020/9020)
Mini Tower
(3020)
NEW Small Form Factor (5040/7040) Small Form Factor
(7020/9020)
Small Form Factor (3020)NEW Micro Form Factor (7040) Micro Form Factor (3020/9020) Ultra Small Form Factor (9020)
Dimensions (H x W x
D) Inches / (cm)
13.8 x 6.1 x 10.8 / (35.0 x 15.4 x 27.4) 14.2 x 6.9 x 16.4 /
(36.0 x 17.5 x 41.7)
13.8 x 6.1 x 10.8 / (36.0 x 17.5 x 41.7) 11.4 x 3.6 x 11.5 / (29.0 x 9.26 x 29.2)11.4 x 3.7 x 12.3 / (29.0 x 9.3 x 31.2)11.4 x 3.7 x 12.3 /
(29.0 x 9.3 x 31.2)
 7.2 x 1.4 x 7.0 / 18.2 x 3.6 x 17.87.17 x 1.4 x 6.93 / 18.2 x 3.6 x 17.69.3 x 2.6 x 9.4 / (23.7 x 6.5 x 24.0)
Minimum Weight (lb / kg) 17.62 / 820.68 / 9.420.68 / 9.4 10.7 / 4.4813.2 / 6.013.2 / 6.0 3.12 / 1.412.82 / 1.287.26 / 3.3
Number of Bays1 internal 3.5" HDD (convertible to 5.25" ODD) 2 internal 3.5"2 internal 3.5" 1 internal 3.5" HDD (convertible to 2 2.5" HDD)1 internal 3.5"1 internal 3.5" 1 internal 2.5”1 internal 2.5”1 internal 2.5"
 2 internal 2.5" HDD2 external 5.25"2 external 5.25" 1 external slim ODD1 external 5.25" (slimline)1 external 5.25" (slimline) 1 external 5.25" (slimline)
 1 external slim ODD
Expansion Slots
 1 full-height PCIe x161 full-height PCIe x16
1 full-height PCIe x16 1 half-height PCIe x161 half-height PCIe x161 half-height PCIe x16 1 M.2 (22x30 mm)1 M.2 (22x30 mm) on 3020 and 9020
1 mini PCIe connector
1 full-height PCIe x16 (wired x 4) 1 full-height PCIe x16 (wired x 4)
 1 half-height PCIe x4
 1 full-height PCIe x11 full-height PCIe x1
3 full-height PCIe x1
 
 1 M.2 (22x80 mm)1 half-height PCIe x16 (wired x 4)
 
1 half-height PCIe x1 1 M.2 (22x80mm) 1 M.2 (22x80mm) on 9020 only
 1 full-height PCIe1 full-height PCI 
 1 M.2 (22x80 mm)
Power Supply Options Std 240W PSU Active PFC;
240W 85% efficient PSU (80 PLUS Bronze) Energy Star Compliant, Active PFC; 240W 92% efficient PSU (80 PLUS Platinum) Energy Star Compliant, Active PFC
Std 290W PSU or optional 290W up to 90% efficient PSU; Active PFCStd 290W PSU or optional 290W up to 90% efficient PSU; Active PFCStd 180W PSU Active PFC;
180W 85% efficient PSU (80 PLUS Bronze) Energy Star Compliant, Active PFC; 180W 92% efficient PSU (80 PLUS Platinum) Energy Star Compliant, Active PFC 
Std 255W PSU or optional 255W up to 90% efficient PSU; Active PFCStd 255W PSU or optional 255W up to 90% efficient PSU; Active PFCStandard 65W external adaptor. Minimum Efficiency >87%, ENERGY STAR compliant. Standard 65W adaptor. Minimum Efficiency >87%, ENERGY STAR compliant.200W up to 90% efficient PSU; Active PFC 

 

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Managed lifecyclesManaged transition with long life-cycle(15 month life)Managed transition with long life-cycle(15 month life)Managed transition with long life-cycle (15 month life)Short lifecycle with no managed transitionsShort lifecycle with no managed transitionsShort lifecycle with no managed
transitions
Short lifecycle with no managed
transitions
Short lifecycle with no managed
transitions
Differentiated
HW features
 Intel ® 6th gen procs, Q170 chipsetIntel ® 4th gen procs, Q87 chipsetIntel ® 4th gen procs, H81 chipsetIntel ® 4th gen procs, H87 chipsetIntel ® 4th gen procs, HM77 chipsetIntel ® 4th gen procs, H81 chipsetIntel ® 4th gen procs, H87 chipsetIntel ® 4th gen procs, HM87 chipset
Professional matte finishProfessional matte finishProfessional matte finishHigh glossy finishHigh glossy finishHigh glossy finishHigh glossy finishHigh glossy finish
Up to 65W CPU performanceUp to 65W CPU performanceUp to 65W CPU performanceUp to 65W CPU performanceUp to 65W CPU performanceUp to 35W CPU performanceUp to 65W CPU performanceUp to 65W CPU performance
Internal power supply (Customer Replaceable Unit)Internal power supplyInternal power supplyInternal power supplyExternal power supply - 65 watt AC adapterExternal power SupplyInternal power SupplyInternal power Supply
155W up to 85% Efficient PSU EPA Bronze or 200W up to 92% Efficient PSU EPA Platinum; ENERGY STAR 6.0 Compliant; EPEAT registered180W up to 90% Efficient PSU; ENERGY STAR 6.0 qualified; EPEAT Gold availability180W up to 85% Efficient PSU; ENERGY STAR 6.0 qualified; EPEAT Gold availability260W up to 90% efficient PSU; ENERGY STAR 6.0 qualified, EPEAT registeredENERGY STAR 6.0 qualified;
EPEAT registered
Not ENERGY STAR qualifiedNot ENERGY STAR qualifiedNot ENERGY STAR qualified
Native triple display capabilityNative triple display capabilityDual monitor capabilityTV TunerTV TunerTV TunerTV TunerTV Tuner
23.8” WVA monitor with either 1920 x 1080 (FHD) or Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) resolution; anti-glare coating and optional capacitive touch23” WLED monitor with 1920 x 1080 (FHD) resolution and optional capacitive touch19.5” WLED monitor w/ 1600 x 900 (HD+) resolution and optional capacitive touch27” LED capacitive touch monitor with QHD (2550x1440) resolution18.4” LED capacitive touch monitor with 1920 x 1080 FHD resolution19.5” monitor with 1600 x 900 HD+ resolution and optional capacitive touch23” monitor with 1920 x 1080 FHD resolution and optional capacitive touch23” capacitive touch monitor with 1920 x 1080 FHD resolution
USB 3.0 (2 side/4 rear, 1 side with PowerShare) and USB 2.0 (2 rear), HDMI 1.4 In/Out, Display Port 1.2, RJ-45, 1 Universal Headset (Side), 1 Line-out (Rear)USB 3.0 (2 side/4 rear) and USB 2.0 (2 rear/3 Internal), HDMI In/Out, Display Port 1.2, RJ-45, 1 Universal Headset (Side), 1 Line-out (Rear)2 External USB 3.0 ports (Side) and 4 External USB 2.0 ports (Rear); 1 RJ-45; 1 VGA; 1 Universal Headset (Side)1 Line-out(Rear)6 USB 3.0 ports, one RJ-45 10/100/1000 port, HDMI out, HDMI In; Thunderbolt portUSB 3.0 (2), Headphone/microphone combo jack (1)up to two USB 3.0 ports, up to four USB 2.0 ports, plus an optional HDMI Out porttwo USB 3.0 and five USB 2.0 ports, plus an HDMI In and HDMI Out porttwo USB 3.0 and five USB 2.0 ports, plus an HDMI In and HDMI Out port
VESA mount support VESA mount supportVESA mount supportnonenoneVESA mount supportVESA mount supportVESA mount support
Tool-less serviceability Tool-less serviceabilityEasy 3-step serviceability

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 Services3-yr std warranty with optional ProSupport3-yr std warranty with optional ProSupport3-yr std warranty with optional ProSupport1-yr std warranty1-yr std warranty1-yr std warranty1-yr std warranty1-yr std warranty
Global availabilityGlobal availabilityGlobal availability
Configuration ServicesConfiguration servicesConfiguration services
SecurityDell Data Protection Encryption softwareDell Data Protection Encryption softwareDell Data Protection Encryption software TPM encryption chip


TPM encryption chip None None None
TPM encryption chipTPM encryption chipTPM encryption chip
Chassis Intrusion switchChassis Intrusion switch

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Dell Premium Lock & Noble AIO Plate LockDell Premium Lock & Noble AIO Plate LockDell Premium Lock & Noble AIO Plate Lock
Lockable port coverLockable port coverLockable port cover
CFI asset tagsCFI asset tagsCFI asset tags
Smart card reader keyboardsSmart card reader keyboardsSmart card reader keyboards
Corporate ManageabilityIn-band manageability w/ optional ISM and vProIn-band manageability w/ optional ISM and vProIn-band manageabilityNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
KACE integrationKACE integrationKACE integration
Microsoft System Center integrationMicrosoft System Center integrationMicrosoft System Center integration
Primary usersSmall and medium-sized businesses, Large Enterprise, Education, Healthcare and Government sectorsSmall and medium-sized businesses, Large Enterprise, Education, Healthcare and Government sectorsSmall and medium-sized businesses, Large Enterprise, Education, Healthcare and Government sectorsCreative professionals and individuals with high performance needs; digital design; HD entertainmentIdeal for home users who need a portable, lightweight (5 lb) AIOBasic, affordable AIO ideal for home use; families with kidsBasic, affordable AIO ideal for home use; families with kidsBasic, affordable AIO ideal for home use; families with kids 
If your primary business need for this system requires ... Choose ... 
Highest level of performance with the greatest number of expansion slots and media drive bays, and direct access serviceability where deployment space is not an issueMini Tower
Advanced performance with slightly fewer expansion slots than the Mini Tower and easy serviceability in a size that allows for flexible deployment in smaller spacesSmall Form Factor
Advanced performance with slightly fewer expansion slots than the Small Form Factor, easy serviceability, and fast deployment into smaller spacesAll In One Form Factor
Mainstream performance with minimum expansion slots and easy serviceability in a size that can be deployed in almost any place including out of sight.Micro Form Factor