Dell Precision T3400 Tower Workstation

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The Dell Precision T3400 offers incredible scalability and flexibility to help you get the best value for your technology budget.

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Precision T3400 Workstation


Dell Precision
Intel Processor

Affordable Power and Performance

The Dell Precision T3400 is designed to deliver top-quality performance at a great price. With the latest 64-bit dual-core and quad-core Intel® Core™2 Duo and Core™2 Extreme processors, the T3400 outperforms older workstation technologies. Support for 800 MHz memory, scalable up to 8 GB*, the T3400 can give you excellent data processing speeds and performance. And with support for dual native PCIe x16 graphics cards, you can enjoy incredible graphics performance or quad-monitor capability in a very affordable workstation.
ISV Certifications

ISV Application Certification

Dell partners with leading ISVs to certify system and application compatibility so that your mission-specific applications can run seamlessly on Dell Precision workstations out of the box. Through rigorous testing, Dell also targets flawless compatibility and optimized performance in demanding work environments such as computer-aided design and engineering, digital content creation, software development, and finance.
Energy Star

Customized Technology

Dell is committed to delivering a completely customized and optimized technology solution with every product. Our comprehensive deployment services, including Advanced Configuration Services, Custom Factory Integration and ImageDirect™, allow you to deploy multiple systems with custom images quickly and easily. Also, the Dell Precision T3400 is available in Energy Star-compliant configurations and comes with flexible power supply options that help you minimize the power your workstation uses.
Software And Hardware

Scalable for Today and Tomorrow

The Dell Precision™ T3400 offers incredible scalability and flexibility to help you get the best value for your technology budget. The T3400 supports dual-graphics, Genuine Windows® 7 Professional, up to 8GB* of 800 MHz ECC memory, quad core Intel® Core™2 Extreme processors and up to four hard drives for a potential 4TB* of storage. Dell's vision for the scalable business also helps ensure that the T3400 is compatible with the entire Dell product line, integrating seamlessly with your existing IT infrastructure.
Dell Precision T3400

Managed for Business

Dell's business solutions are built to deliver a strong and simple ownership experience. The Dell Precision T3400 features a comprehensive set of enhanced security technology to protect your business data. Dell workstations are also designed to deliver a low total cost of ownership (TCO) with long lifecycles, carefully managed transitions and 90-day transition overlaps with the previous workstation models.


  • Intel® X38 Express chipset
    At the core of Dell Precision T3400 workstations is the Intel X38 Express chipset, designed to support the technologies that can open up performance-impacting bottlenecks in primary subsystems. Power users -- and the application providers who support them -- have access to more compute power than the previous generation of single socket workstations, enabling them to create, analyze and design better than ever.

Graphics Card

  • Support for Dual PCI Express x16 graphics cards up to 300 watts and with up to 768MB discrete graphics memory. All graphics cards support dual monitor configurations.

    NVIDIA Quadro® FX 4800
    Memory: 1.5 GB GDDR3
    Memory Interface/Bandwidth: 384-bit/ 76.8 GB/sec
    Max Power Consumption: 146W
    Display Connectors: Single DVI-I, Dual Display Port, stereo
    Dual Link DVI: Yes (1)

    NVIDIA Quadro® FX 1700
    Mid-Range 3D
    Dual Monitor
    Open GL: 2.0
    (supports 1 or 2 dual link connections)

    NVIDIA Quadro® FX 570
    Performance: Entry 3D Dual Monitor
    Open GL: 2.0

    NVIDIA Quadro® NVS 290
    Entry 2D Dual Monitor
    Open GL: N/A

    ATI FireGL V3600
    Memory: 256MB DDR2
    Memory Interface/Bandwidth: 128-bit / 16 GB/sec
    Max Power Consumption: 44W
    Display Connectors: DVI-I, DVI-I
    Dual Link DVI: Yes (2)

Drive Controllers

  • Integrated SATA 3.0Gb/s controller with support for RAID 0, 1, 5 and 10
    Optional SAS 6i/R PCI Express controller card with support for SAS RAID 0 or 1

Network Controller

  • Integrated Broadcom® 5754 Gigabit Ethernet controller with Remote Wake Up and PXE support


  • (H x W x D): 17.6" x 6.8" x 18.4"
    (H x W x D): 44.7cm x 17.1cm x 46.8cm
    Weight: 39 lb (17.7 kg)

    2 PCI-e x16 graphics slots
    1 PCI-e x8 slot wired as x4
    3 PCI 32bit/33MHz slot with support for 5v cards

    2 internal 3.5" hard disk drive bays
    2 external 5.25" optical bays
    1 external 3.5" drive bay (Flex Bay) in desktop orientation, or 2 external 3.5" drive bays (Flex Bays) in tower orientation

    Standard I/O Ports
    11 USB 2.0 (2 front, 6 back, 3 internal for uDOC/Flexbay connectors
    1 serial (optional 2nd connector), 1 parallel, 2 PS/2, 1 RJ-45, Stereo line-in and headphone line-out on back panel
    Microphone and headphone connector on front panel, IEEE 1394a connector available on front panel with add-in card


  • Setup/BIOS Password; I/O Interface Security; Chassis intrusion switch; Biometric Fingerprint Reader; Kensington lock


  • 375 watt manual selection power supply
    525 watt Wide-ranging Power Supply

    The system uses a very efficient Active Power Factor Correction (APFC) power supply. Dell recommends only Universal Power Supplies (UPS) based on Sine Wave output for APFC PSUs, not an approximation of a Sine Wave, Square Wave or quasi-Square Wave (see UPS Technical Specifications). If you have questions, please contact the manufacturer to confirm the output type.

Dell ProSupport 

Designed to address the technology challenges you face today, Dell ProSupport™* starts with a service model designed for IT professionals like you.

Dell ProSupport for IT provides:
  • 24x7 direct access to Dell Expert Centers
  • Fast-track dispatch for Dell-certified technicians
  • Escalation management through Dell’s Global Command Centers
Next, Dell ProSupport options align to the way you use technology — rapidly responding to your needs, protecting your investment, your productivity and your sensitive data, and providing enhanced proactive support services to help reduce the risk and complexity of managing your infrastructure.

Speed of ResponseProtectionPremium Proactive
Mission Critical 4-hour On-site Service* with 6-hour Hardware Repair — Priority on-site service to get you back up and running fast

Asset Management and Protection — Helps ensure quick recovery
  • Accidental Damage Protection* repairs or replaces accidentally damaged systems
Enterprise-Wide Contract — Provides enhanced proactive capabilities through:
  • Designated service delivery manager
  • Performance benchmarking and custom reporting
  • Planning and assessments
Specialized On-site Options — Allow you to augment your daily IT management or tap into specific technical expertise for critical projects when needed.

Recommended options for notebooks include:
  • Onsite Parts Management to help minimize downtime by having parts at your fingertips
  • Onsite Personnel to augment your IT staff
  • Onsite Diagnosis for accelerated troubleshooting
Data Management and Protection — Helps ensure data security
  • Keep Your Hard Drive* helps you retain control of sensitive data.
  • Hard Drive Data Recovery provides unlimited attempts to recover data from a failed hard drive.
  • Certified Data Destruction wipes your hard drive clean and destroys data.
Proactive Maintenance — Proactively maximizes the availability and stability of your infrastructure. The package includes a detailed system assessment and implementation of driver or firmware updates and upgrades for your server or storage systems.

Remote Advisory Options — Provide telephone and internet access to technical expertise for specialized applications and solutions such as Microsoft® Exchange, Virtualization, and more.
Don’t have an IT staff?
Dell ProSupport for End Users is designed for organizations with limited or no dedicated IT staff. End users receive 24x7 direct break-fix hardware support plus “how-to” support on popular software applications such as Norton AntiVirus™, Microsoft® Office, Microsoft® Small Business Server, Intuit® QuickBooks®, Adobe® Photoshop® and Adobe Acrobat®. To purchase Dell ProSupport for end users, please contact your Dell sales representative

Customization and Setup

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. Learn More

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.
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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 so that you can deploy your systems right out of the box.
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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.

Additional 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.