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OptiPlex 5040 Series Desktops

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More space & performance.

Small, space-saving desktop that delivers all-around performance. With dual orientation and support for triple displays.

Operating System

Available with Windows 10 Pro — for a smooth, versatile PC experience.
Big productivity, smaller footprint

Big productivity, smaller footprint

Mighty powerful: Powered by 6th Generation Intel® Core™ processors

Support for triple displays: DisplayPort and HDMI connectivity (with optional additional video out) offer greater visibility.

Plenty of memory: Up to 16GB of DDR3 memory technology coupled with new PCIe solid-state drives.
Seamless manageability

Seamless manageability

World’s most manageable: IT can manipulate BIOS settings and configure systems with ample flexibility that organizational IT infrastructures require.

You hold the keys: Dell Client Command Suite free tools allow flexible and automated BIOS or system configurations for your desktop fleet.

Packaged to perform: Factory installed with Dell Command | Update automatically presents updates.

Serves organizations of all sizes: Dell KACE System Management solutions available to meet demanding IT management needs.
The best security, right out of the box

The best security, right out of the box

The world’s most secure desktops are armed with Dell Data Protection hardware and software along with additional optional features.

Centralized remote management: Meet compliance regulations right out of the box and protect data on any device with Dell Data Protection | Encryption.

Authentication options: Ensure only authorized users have access to your data with FIPS 201-certified smart card, fingerprint readers or contact-less smart card reader.

Secure credential storage: FIPS 140-2-certified TPM and Dell ControlVault add extra layers of hardware security by isolating user passwords and credentials on a separately controlled hardware chip.

Stop advanced malware: Dell Data Protection | Protected Workspace launches apps in a virtualized container and restores a safe environment in only 20 seconds.

Single console security: Dell Data Protection | Endpoint Security Suite offers comprehensive threat protection, authentication and access management, and encryption, all centrally managed.

OptiPlex 5040 Series Small Form Factor

Ports and slots

Ports and slots

1. Slim 9.5mm optical drive | 2. SD media card reader | 3. Universal audio jack | 4. USB 2.0 ports (1 with PowerShare) | 5. USB 3.0 ports | 6. Natively supports 3 digital video outputs (DP, DP and HDMI) | 7. Optional VGA (not shown) | 8. Serial port | 9. More USB 3.0 ports | 10. USB 2.0 with smart power on | 11. Optional Platinum 92% efficient PSU | 12. Industry standard security slot


Dimensions and weight

Dimensions and weight

Height: 11.4" (29.0 cm) | Width: 11.5" (29.2 cm) | Depth: 3.6" (9.26 cm) | Weight: 13.45lbs (6.1kg)
Ports and slots

Ports and slots

1. Slim 9.5mm optical drive | 2. SD media card reader | 3. Universal audio jack | 4. USB 2.0 ports (1 with PowerShare)| 5. USB 3.0 ports | 6. Natively supports 3 digital video outputs (DP, DP and HDMI) | 7. Optional VGA | 8. Serial port | 9. More USB 3.0 ports | 10. USB 2.0 with smart power on | 11. Optional Platinum 92% efficient PSU | 12. Industry standard security slot
Dimensions and weight

Dimensions and weight

Height: 13.8" (35.0 cm) | Width: 6.1" (15.4 cm) | Depth: 10.8" (27.4 cm) | Weight: 17.49lbs (7.93kg)
Accessories & Services

Essential accessories for your OptiPlex 5040 Series Desktops

Complete your workspace with great products and more at checkout.


Dell 27 Monitor – P2717H
Dell 27 Monitor – P2717H

Vividly clear 27” screen monitor with maximum adjustability, comfort, and multiple connectivity convenience.

Dell Wireless Keyboard and Mouse – KM636
Dell Wireless Keyboard and Mouse – KM636
Slim-line keyboard with chiclet keys and a comfortable optical mouse.
Dell OptiPlex Mini Tower and Small Form Factor Cable Covers
Dell OptiPlex Mini Tower and Small Form Factor Cable Covers
Secure ports and manage cables for a clutter-free, worry-free environment with a cable cover for your OptiPlex

Dell 24 Monitor - P2417H
Dell 24 Monitor - P2417H
The smart monitor choice to boost productivity with a 23.8” screen, full range of adjustable features, slim borders, and multiple connectivity ports.
Dell Professional Stereo Headset – UC300
Dell Professional Stereo Headset – UC300
This comfortable, easy-to-use communication solution is Lync-optimized and offers crystal-clear audio quality.
Dell OptiPlex Small Form Factor All-in-One Stand OSS17
Dell OptiPlex Small Form Factor All-in-One Stand OSS17
Provide a small foot print solution for OptiPlex Small Form Factor with simple integrated design and non-compromised monitor features plus cable management and worry-free security features.

We've got your business covered

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
Client Installation Services
Liberate yourself from time-consuming PC installations Let us handle the tedious tasks such as installation, data migration, software set-up and connecting to your network while you remain focused on serving your customers.
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.
Drivers, Manuals & Support

Dell Support

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