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Article Number: 000125796

Precision Tower 5820: Visual guide to your Computer

Summary: This article is a visual guide to the external and internal ports and features of the Dell Precision 5820 Tower Workstation.

Article Content


The following article provides a visual guide to your Precision Tower 5820 Workstation and lists the external ports and features of your PC.

SLN308060_en_US__1icon Note: For a more detailed description about each location, please go to the system manuals at

Table of Contents:

  1. Front View
  2. Rear View
  3. Internal Views
  4. Additional Info:


Front View



(Fig.1 Front View)


1 5.25" ODD Bracket 2 Slim Optical Disc Drive (ODD)
3 Headset Connector 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C Connector
5 USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C Connector with PowerShare 6 USB 3.1 Gen1 Connector x2
7 SD Card Slot 8 HDD Status LED
9 Power Button    

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Rear View



(Fig.2 Rear View)


1 PSU BIST LED 2 Power Cable Connector
3 Microphone / Line in Connector 4 Line Out Connector
5 Serial Connector 6 PS/2 Mouse Connector
7 PS/2 Keyboard Connector 8 Network (NIC) Connector
9 USB 3.1 Gen1 Connector x5 10 USB 3.1 Gen1 Connector (Supports Smart Power-On)
11 PCIe Expansion Card Slots x6    

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Internal Views



(Fig.3 Internal top View)


1 PSU Bracket 2 HDD Bezel lock / qunlock Button
3 ODD 5.25" Bracket 4 Intrusion Switch
5 PCIe Holder 6 Coin Cell Battery
7 Powered GPU 8 Air Shroud



(Fig.4 Internal motherboard View)


1 Heat Sink 2 PSU Distribution Board
3 HDD Fan 4 Flex Bay
5 Speaker 6 Drive Access Release Latch
7 Motherboard    

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Additional Info:


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Article Properties

Affected Product

Precision 5820 Tower

Last Published Date

16 Apr 2021



Article Type