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Vostro 3681 Setup and Specifications


Your computer supports one or more combination of the following configurations:
  • One 3.5-inch, 7200 RPM, SATA hard drive
  • One M.2 Gen 3 PCIe x4 NVMe Solid State Drive
  • One 9.5 mm DVD +/- R/W tray type optical drive
The primary drive of your computer varies with the storage configuration. For computers:
  • with a M.2 drive, the M.2 drive is the primary drive
  • without a M.2 drive, the 3.5-inch hard drive is the primary drive
NOTE: For dual 2.5-inch hard drive and Intel Optane memory configuration, you must disconnect the 2nd hard drive from the controller to support Intel Optane memory in the Windows operating system.
Table 1. Storage specifications

The following table provides the different storage options available on Vostro 3681 .

Storage type Interface type Capacity

3.5-inch, 7200 RPM, SATA hard-disk drive

SATA AHCI, up to 6 Gbps

Up to 2 TB

M.2 Class 35 solid-state drive

PCIe x4 NVMe

Up to 512 GB

8x Optical Disk Drive DVD +/- R/W


Supplier dependent

Table 2. 9.5 mm 8x Optical Disk Drive DVD Read/WriteSlim ODD specifications
Description Values
Type 8x Optical Disk 9.5 mm Drive DVD +/- R/W tray type (optional)
External dimensions without bezel (W x H X D) 8.0 mm (5.04 in)/ 9.5 mm (0.37 in)/ 126.1 mm (4.97 in)
Weight (max) 140 g (0.39 lb)
Interface type and speed SATA 1.5 Gb/s
Disc capacity Standard
Internal buffer size 0.5 MB
Access time (typical) Supplier dependent
Maximum data transfer rates
Writes 8x DVD/24x CD
Reads 8x DVD/24x CD
Power source
DC power requirement 5 V
DC current 1300 mA
Environmental Operating Conditions (Non-Condensing):
Operating Temperature Range 5°C to 50°C
Relative Humidity Range 10% to 90% RH
Maximum Wet Bulb Temperature 29°C
Altitude Range 0 m to 3048 m
Environmental Non-Operating Conditions (Non-Condensing):
Operating Temperature Range -40°C to 65°C
Relative Humidity Range 5% to 95% RH
Maximum Wet Bulb Temperature 38°C
Altitude Range 0 m to 10600 m

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