OptiPlex XE Desktop

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Purpose-built embedded desktop

OEM- and POS-ready desktop available in two sizes and featuring an adaptable, heat-tolerant design.

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OptiPlex XE Desktop

Purpose-Built Design

Engineered to thrive under demanding day-to-day use, the OptiPlex™ XE features a purpose-built design that solves the unique challenges of hot, dusty, small and enclosed spaces.

OptiPlex XE Desktop - Design That Fits Right In
Design that fits right in: Under the counter, on the desktop or inside an enclosure —no matter what setup the job requires, the OptiPlex™ XE offers two form-factor options with the ability to mount in virtually any orientation required. An optional external power button provides easy access for kiosks and other enclosed-space uses.
OptiPlex XE Desktop - Ready to Take the Heat
Ready to take the heat: Designed to run 24/7 in enclosed spaces, the OptiPlex™ XE is specified to operate at ambient temperatures of up to 45°C (113°F). An optional ducting kit can boost heat tolerance up to 55°C (131°F).
OptiPlex XE Desktop - Peripheral Perfect
Peripheral perfect: With native support for PS/2, Serial (RS-232), VGA and up to 10 USB connections, including powered, the OptiPlex™ XE can support a wide variety of new and legacy peripherals.

Stability You Can Count On

The OptiPlex XE offers long-term system stability, customizable integrated solutions, and a low total cost of ownership for OEMs and retail/point-of-sale (POS) customers.

  • Three-and-a-half-year purchase life cycle: A three-and-a-half-year purchase life cycle (which includes the locking of key hardware and software components) helps reduce the cost and complexity normally associated with system recertification. Add optional service and support features to supplement the standard limited hardware warranty*.
  • Long managed transitions: A six-month managed-transition period makes it easy to maintain a consistent work environment while planning for future deployments.
  • Dell™ OEM Solutions: With the OptiPlex XE, Dell offers OEMs the option of a holistic solution that extends from custom branding and factory integration to phenomenal service and support. Contact your Dell representative today to build an OEM solution that meets your needs and budget. 
OptiPlex XE Desktop - Built-In Management, Enhanced with Dell Services

Built-In Management, Enhanced With Dell Services

The OptiPlex XE offers superb servicing and manageability, helping to ensure that systems can be maintained with ease even when installed in enclosed spaces, retail kiosks or off-site locations.

  • Efficient remote management: Available Broadcom® TruManage™ technology allows IT to monitor and maintain the OptiPlex XE remotely, helping to minimize user downtime and schedule patches or updates during off-peak hours.
  • Easy on-the-job maintenance: The OptiPlex XE toolless chassis includes a toolless power supply that makes it easy to change a power supply unit (PSU) quickly. Dell™ DirectDetect™ troubleshooting LEDs allow for quick diagnosis of hardware issues without opening the chassis.
  • Built-in system monitoring: The OptiPlex XE features a watchdog timer to self-monitor features such as system boot, operating system load and specified applications. Additional hardware-monitoring features provide notification in the event of temperature, power-on self-test (POST), fan and PSU failures.
  • Customizable Dell™ Services: From ready-to-use hardware customization to dedicated technical service through Dell ProSupport for IT* and Dell ProManage, Dell offers a suite of highly customizable service and support offerings throughout the PC life cycle.


Energy-Efficient Design, Environmental Responsibility

With its energy-efficient, environmentally conscious design, the OptiPlex XE reflects the potential benefits to your operations and your bottom line.

Energy-conscious features: The OptiPlex™ XE offers Dell Energy Smart power settings (select configurations) and 88 percent efficient power supplies. The Dell Client Energy Savings Calculator also lets you estimate energy usage for multiple, customized OptiPlex systems.

ENERGY STAR® compliance: As an ENERGY STAR-compliant partner, Dell has designed select configurations of the OptiPlex™ XE to comply with ENERGY STAR 5.0 standards for energy efficiency.

High environmental standards: Select configurations of the OptiPlex™ XE 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.


  • Intel® Q45 Express Chipset w/ICH10DO


  • Dual Integrated Broadcom® BCM5761 NetXtreme® and Broadcom® BCM57780 NetLink® 10/100/1000
    Optional Dell Wireless 1520 WLAN card (802.11n)

Ports, Slots & Chassis

  • Standard I/O Ports

    6 External USB 2.0 ports
    1 External 24V Powered USB port
    2 Serial
    2 RJ-45
    2 PS/2
    1 VGA
    1 Display Port
    1 Line-in/Microphone
    1 Line-out

    Chassis Options


    Dimensions(H x W x D) Inches/(cm)
    4.30 x 15.61 x 13.75 /
    (10.93 x 39.65 x 34.91)
    Weight (lbs/kg)
    20.60 / 9.38
    Number of Bays
    2 internal 3.5"
    1 external 5.25"
    Expansion Slots
    1 low-profile PCIe x16
    1 low-profile PCIe x 1
    (Optional combo riser converts the PCIe x16 and PCI into full height slots)
    2 low-profile PCI
    (Optional riser converts the 2 PCI into full height slots)
    DIMM Slots

    Small Form Factor

    Dimensions(H x W x D)
    3.35 x 11.40 x 12.74 /
    (8.52 x 28.96 x 32.36)
    Weight (lbs/kg)
    14.3 / 6.48
    Number of Bays
    1 internal 3.5"
    1 external 5.25" (slimline)
    Expansion Slots
    1 low-profile PCIe x16
    1 low-profile PCI
    DIMM Slots

    Peripheral Options


    Dell G-Series and Entry Standard and Widescreen Flat Panel Analog:
    Dell G2210, G2410, E170S, E190S, E1709W, E1909WDD, E1910H, E1910, E2010H, E2009W, E2210H, E2210, E2310H

    Dell Professional Digital Standard and Widescreen Flat Panel:
    Dell P170S, P190S, 1909W, 2009W, P2010H, P2210H, P2210, P2310H

    Dell UltraSharp™ Digital Standard and Widescreen Flat Panel, Adjustable Stand:
    Dell 2007FP, 2209WA, U2410

    Dell Touch-Enabled Flat Panel:
    Dell E157FPT (select countries only), Dell SX2210T

    Dell QuietKey™ Keyboard, Dell Multimedia Pro Keyboard

    Dell USB Optical Mouse, Dell Laser Mouse

    Audio Speakers:
    Internal Dell Business audio speaker, Dell AX510 and AX510PA Sound Bar Speakers


  • Dell ControlPoint
    Chassis lock slot and lock loop support
    Chassis Intrusion Switch
    Setup/BIOS Password

Systems Management

  • Broadcom® TruManage™ Technology System Manage or No System Management options.


  • Desktop:

    300W 88% Efficient PSU; Energy Star 5.0 compliant, Active PFC

    Small Form Factor:

    280W 88% Efficient PSU; Energy Star 5.0 compliant, Active PFC


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


  • Environmental Standards (eco-labels)
    ENERGY STAR® 5.0, EPEAT Gold, EuP, CECP, TCO 05, WEEE, Japan Energy Law, CEC, 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 and Environmental Compliance
    Regulatory Model (Desktop): D01D
    Regulatory Type (Desktop): D01D001
    Regulatory Model (Small Form Factor): D01S
    Regulatory Type (Small Form Factor): D01S001

    Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
    Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
    Dell and the Environment
Customization and Set-Up 

Deployment Services
Our end-to-end deployment services are designed to simplify and accelerate the customization and utilization of your new systems. Dell Deployment Services include everything from order consolidation to coordination of deployment resources.

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 which require a single point of contact.

Hardware Customization (CFI)
Dell offers hardware customization services to help accelerate your system deployments. We can perform a range of services such as custom configuration, consolidation, and integration in our factory so that you can deploy your systems right out of the box.

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.

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