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Workstation Precision 3430

Big power. Small design.

Discover workstation-class performance and affordability in a new, small form factor design. Featuring next generation graphics and Intel® processors.
Precision 3430 Small Form Factor
  • 8th Generation Intel Core i3, i5 and i7; Intel Xeon Processor E-2100 Family; Intel Turbo Boost technology and Intel Integrated HD Graphics on select Processors and optional vPro Technology.
    Intel Xeon E Processors
    Intel Core Processors
    Intel Pentium Processosr
Operating System (Dell recommends Windows 10 Pro for business.)
  • Windows 10 Pro Standard 64bit English, French, Spanish
    Windows 10 Pro for Workstations (up to 4 Cores) Multi - English, French, Spanish
    Windows 10 Pro for Workstations (4 Cores Plus) Multi - English, French, Spanish
    Windows 10 Home (64 bit)
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS v7.5
    Ubuntu Linux 16.04
    NeoKylin 6.0 SP3
Video Card
  • Entry 3D cards:
    AMD Radeon Pro WX 4100
    AMD Radeon Pro WX 3100
    AMD Radeon Pro WX 2100
    NVIDIA Quadro P1000
    NVIDIA Quadro P620
    NVIDIA Quadro P400
    Professional 2D cards:
    Intel HD Graphics 630

    Support for Intel Integrated graphics on Core and select Xeon
  • 4GB DDR4 (1x4) nECC
    8GB DDR4 (2x4) nECC
    16GB DDR4 (4x4) nECC
    8GB DDR4 (1x8) nECC
    16GB DDR4 (2x8) nECC
    32GB DDR4 (4x8) nECC
    32GB DDR4 (2x16) nECC
    64GB DDR4 (4x16) nECC
    8GB DDR4 (1x8) ECC
    16GB DDR4 (2x8) ECC
    32GB DDR4 (4x8) ECC
    32GB DDR4 (2x16) ECC
    64GB DDR4 (4x16) ECC
Hard Drive
  • 2.5 500GB 7200rpm HDD
    2.5 500GB 7200rpm SED HDD
    2.5 1TB 7200rpm HDD
    2.5 1TB 5400rpm SSHD 8GB
    2.5 2TB 5400rpm HDD
    2.5 256GB C20 SSD
    2.5 512GB C20 SSD
    2.5 512GB SED SSD
    2.5 1TB SED SSD
    2.5 1TB SSD
    3.5 500GB 7200rpm HDD
    3.5 1TB 7200rpm HDD
    3.5 2TB 7200rpm HDD
    3.5 4TB 5400rpm HDD
    M.2 1TB PCIe C40 SSD
    M.2 1TB PCIe C50 SSD
    M.2 2TB PCIe C40 SSD
    M.2 256GB PCIe C40 SSD
    M.2 512GB PCIe SED SSD
    M.2 512GB PCIe C40 SSD
    M.2 512GB PCIe C50 SSD
    Optane Memory ModuleHard Drive acceleration with M.2 Intel® Optane™ Memory 32GB
  • Front
    2 USB 2.0, Type A
    1 USB 3.1, Type A (5Gb)
    1 USB 3.1, Type C (10Gb)
    1 Universal Audio Jack
    1 Internal SD Card reader (Optional)
    3 SATA 6Gb/s

    2 USB 2.0, Type A (with SmartPower)
    4 USB 3.1, Type A (5Gb)
    2 PS2 Keyboard/Mouse
    2 Display Port
    1 Optional Port (VGA, HMDI 2.0, DP++ 1.2, Type C w/DP-Alt mode)
    1 RJ45 Network Connector
    1 Serial
    1 Audio Line out
    2 SMA
Optical Drive
  • No Optical / Blank Bezel
    DVD ROM 9.5mm
    DVD+/-RW 9.5mm
    CAC/PIV reader (slim-line), Pre-boot Authentication support
  • Slots: half height PCIe x16 Gen3; half height PCIe x4 Gen 3 (open ended); M.2 (22x80mm)
Dimensions & Weight
  • Height: 290mm (11.42") x Width: 92.6mm (3.65") x Depth: 292mm (11.49")

    Weight: 5.117kg (11.28lb)
Sound Card
  • Integrated Realtek ALC3861 High Definition Audio Codec (2 Channel)
  • Power Supply: 260W 92% efficient PSU (80PLUS Platinum Certified) Energy Star Compliant;
    200W 85% efficient PSU (80PLUS Gold Certified) Energy Star Compliant

Features & Design

Operating System
With Windows 10 or Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – for a smooth, versatile PC experience.
Precision 3430 Small Form Factor - Unmatched performance and affordability
Unmatched performance and affordability
Get ultimate power without sacrificing your budget on the affordable Dell Precision 3000 Series Workstations. Elevate your ideas with professional performance, new compact industrial designs and Dell’s Reliable Memory Technology
Precision 3430 Small Form Factor - Make room for your ideas
Make room for your ideas
Small space? No problem: Your Precision 3430 Small Form Factor features a new, industrial small form factor design ideal for space-constrained workspaces that need workstation-class performance and reliability.

Premium and accessible design: Handle demanding tasks with ease thanks to a range of features designed for an efficient workflow. Premium materials and the optional external dust filter keep internal components pristine, while Wi-Fi capabilities and a range of accessible ports keep you connected to everything you need.
Precision 3430 Small Form Factor - Professional performance
Professional performance
Blaze past limits: Power through the most intensive tasks thanks to the latest 8th generation Intel® Core™ and Xeon® Processors and faster memory speeds of up to 2666MHz 64GB.

Next gen graphics: Run professional applications at the faster speed with next generation AMD Radeon™ Pro and NVIDIA® Quadro® professional graphics with up to 55W of graphics support.

Expandable and flexible: Scalable storage featuring SATA, SAS and PCIe NVMe SSD options up to 6TB delivers top performance for complex projects. Plus, Intel® Optane™ Memory massively boosts your system’s responsiveness while keeping high capacity storage costs to a minimum.
Precision 3430 Small Form Factor - Reliability when you need it most
Reliability when you need it most
Work without fail: When there’s no margin for error, Dell Reliable Memory Technology (RMT) Pro protects your work from potential crashes. Dell's exclusive, RMT Pro works in conjunction with ECC memory to detect and correct memory errors in real time.

Independent Software Vendor (ISV) certification: Precision workstations are tested to ensure the high-performance applications you rely on every day run smoothly. Dell ISV-certifications cover the most popular independent software applications.

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Improve productivity with the Dell Precision Optimizer
Tuned performance: Free with your Precision workstation, the Dell Precision Optimizer with AI comes preloaded and delivers faster application optimization with a single click compared to HP Advisor*. This program learns the behavior of any user-specified applications, identifies optimization opportunities using machine learning and applies performance improvements. Also, get automated system updates, as well as analytics and reports to help address resource bottlenecks. If you have a previous version of Dell Optimizer for Precision you can upgrade for free to the latest Dell Precision Optimizer with AI now.
With Dell Data Guardian, you can protect your data regardless of how it is used, shared or stored throughout your ecosystem. Data security that pairs and stays with the data, allows you to collaborate and share your cutting-edge content in a cutting-edge way.
Experience the world's most manageable line of commercial PCs featuring the free Dell Client Command Suite toolkit for flexible and automated BIOS and system configurations. The optional vPro extension allows for out-of-band systems management
Dell commercial PCs have the lowest reported failure rate. They are tested to ensure the high-performance applications you rely on every day run smoothly.
Precision 3430 Small Form Factor - Ports & Slots
Ports & Slots
1. Power Button | 2. Optical Drive (optional) | 3. Internal SD Card reader (Optional) | 4. Universal Audio Jack | 5. USB 2.0 (2), Type A | 6. USB 3.1, Type A [5Gb] | 7. USB 3.1, Type C [10Gb] | 8. Audio Line Out | 9. PS2 Keyboard/Mouse | 10. Serial | 11. Display Port (2) | 12. USB 3.1, Type A [5Gb] (4)  | 13. USB 2.0, Type A [w/ SmartPower] (2) | 14. RJ45 Network Connector | 15. Power plug
Precision 3430 Small Form Factor - Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions & Weight
1. Height: 290mm (11.42") | 2. Width: 92.6mm (3.65") | 3. Depth: 292mm (11.49") | Minimum weight: 5.117kg (11.28lb)

Accessories & Services

Essential accessories for your Precision workstation
Dell Premier Wireless Keyboard and Mouse | KM717
Dell Premier Wireless Keyboard and Mouse | KM717
Enjoy an elegant design that fits into virtually any workspace and boost productivity by pairing up to two compatible devices with Bluetooth LE.
Dell Small Form Factor All-in-One Stand | OSS17
Dell Small Form Factor All-in-One Stand | OSS17
Free up desk space by securely mounting your small form factor and Dell monitor on this compact stand.
Dell Precision Small Form Factor Dust Filter
Dell Precision Small Form Factor Dust Filter
Custom built for your Precision, this external dust filter is easy to install and rinse clean while keeping your internal components running smoothly.
Dell Canvas
Dell Canvas
Bring your ideas to life with this groundbreaking, new workspace tool that uses an intuitive touch screen, pen and totem to enable natural digital creation.
Dell UltraSharp 25 Monitor | U2518D
Dell UltraSharp 25 Monitor | U2518D
This monitor with InfinityEdge features vivid colors and clarity on a QHD display. Ideal for a multiple-monitor setup and ultimate efficiency.
Dell 24 Monitor | P2418D
Dell 24 Monitor | P2418D
See clear visuals and get up to 18% more done with dual monitors*. Take advantage of the three-sided, ultrathin bezel that’s perfect for a dual-monitor setup
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ProSupport Plus
ProSupport Plus
Get anytime priority access to expert support with predictive analytics (via SupportAssist technology*) and damage protection for drops, spills, surges and more.
ProDeploy Plus
ProDeploy Plus
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
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.

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