Help Me Choose: OptiPlex Form Factor

 
Systems OfferedMini Tower
(7010/9020)
Mini Tower
(3010/3020)
Desktop
(7010/3010 only)
Small Form Factor
(7010/9020)
Small Form Factor
(3010/3020)
Ultra Small Form Factor
(9020/7010)
Micro Form Factor (9020/3020)
Dimensions (H x W x
D) Inches / (cm)
14.2 x 6.9 x 16.4 /
(36.0 x 17.5 x 41.7)
14.2 x 6.9 x 16.4 /
(36.0 x 17.5 x 41.7)
14.2 x 4.0 x 16.1 /
(36.0 x 10.2 x 41.0)
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)
9.3 x 2.6 x 9.4 /
(23.7 x 6.5 x 24.0)
7.17 x 1.4 x 6.93 /18.2 x 3.6 x 17.6
Minimum Weight (lb / kg)20.68 / 9.420.68 / 9.416.67 / 7.5613.2 / 6.013.2 / 6.07.26 / 3.32.82 / 1.28
Number of Bays
2 internal 3.5"3 internal 3.5"1 internal 3.5"1 internal 3.5"1 internal 3.5"1 internal 2.5"1 internal 2.5”
2 external 5.25"3 external 5.25"1 external 5.25"1 external 5.25" (slimline)1 external 5.25" (slimline)1 external 5.25" (slimline)
Expansion Slots


1 full-height PCIe x161 full-height PCIe x16
1 half-height PCIe x161 half-height PCIe x16
1 half-height PCIe x16

1 mini PCIe connector


1 M.2 (22x30mm)
1 M.2 (22x80mm)
 

1 full-height PCIe x16 (wired x 4)1 half-height PCIe x16 (wired x 4)
1 full-height PCIe x13 full-height PCIe x1
1 half-height PCIe x11 half-height PCIe x16 (wired x 4)
1 half-height PCIe x1
1 full-height PCI1 half-height PCI
Power Supply
9020 - Std 290W PSU or optional 290W up to 90% efficient PSU; Active PFC3020 - Std 290W PSU or optional 290W up to 90% efficient PSU; Active PFCStd 250W PSU or optional 250W up to 90% efficient PSU; Active PFC
9020 - Std 255W PSU or optional 255W up to 90% efficient PSU; Active PFC3020 - Std 255W PSU or optional 255W up to 90% efficient PSU; Active PFC200W up to 90% efficient PSU; Active PFC
Standard 65W adaptor. Minimum Efficiency >87%, ENERGY STAR compliant. 
OptiPlex 9020 AIOOptiPlex 3011 AIOXPS 27XPS 18Inspiron One
Managed lifecyclesManaged 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
Differentiated
HW features
Professional matte finish
Up to 65W CPU performance
Internal power supply
Native triple display capability
23” monitor
1920 x 1080 (FHD) resolution
EPEAT Gold availability
Professional matte finish
Up to 65W CPU performance
External power adapter
Serial port
Single monitor capability
20” monitor
1600 x 900 (HD+) resolution
EPEAT Gold availability
High glossy finish
27” monitor
QHD
(2550x1440) resolution
TV Tuner
Internal power supply
Thunderbolt port
High glossy finish
18.4” monitor
Up to 65W CPU performance
Thin and light portable AIO (5 lbs)
1920 x 1080 FHD resolution
TV Tuner
Internal power supply
High glossy finish
Up to 35W CPU performance
for 20” and 65W for 23”
TV Tuner
External adapter for 20”
Internal power supply for 23”
Services3-yr warranty
Global availability
ImageWatch
Configuration Services.
3-yr warranty
Global availability
ImageWatch
Configuration Services.
1-yr warranty1-yr warranty1-yr warranty
SecurityDell Data Protection Encryption software
TPM encryption chip
Chassis Intrusion switch
Kingston/Noble lock
Lockable port cover
Table stand lock
CFI asset tags
Smart card reader keyboards
Dell Data Protection Encryption software
Chassis Intrusion switch
Kingston/Noble lock
Table stand lock
CFI asset tags
Smart card reader keyboards
TPM encryption chipTPM encryption chipNone
Corporate ManageabilityvPro
ISM
In-band manageability
Common image with other 9020 form factors
KACE integration
In-band manageability
KACE integration
NoneNoneNone
Primary usersSmall 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 kids