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Dell OptiPlex 5000 Series, Small Form Factor (5090-GDYYX)

Dell OptiPlex 5000 Series, Small Form Factor (5090-GDYYX)

This model ranked #10 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000 in terms of bang-for-the-buck.

This enterprise-grade PC comes with all the features you need to be productive while helping your IT department ensure it remains productive for years to come.

The lack of a solid-state drive is a slight concern, but that's an easy upgrade down the line if you ever need it.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this Stationary Computer which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

Speakerless. This Stationary Computer needs external speakers to play sounds. Your options are to hook it up to a TV or a monitor with built-in speakers, use external speakers or a headset.$30+

No Camera or Microphone. If your plans include skyping with family members, you would need a webcam or, for best results, a headset and microphone.$40+

Screenless. If you don't already have a monitor from your last computer, you could connect this Stationary Computer to a TV or get a new monitor.$120+

No Optical Drive. If you still use CDs, DVDs, or Blu-Ray disks on a regular basis, you will need an external drive to read them with this Stationary Computer.$30+

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $320 on accessories, for a total cost of $1470.

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Photo Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User
  • Audio Editor

Compared to other Stationary Computers

Bang for the Buck15th percentile
Versatility11th percentile
Power (General Purpose)19th percentile
Power (Graphical)19th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)37th percentile
Storage Space74th percentile
Portability96th percentile
Ease of Maintenance40th percentile
Longevity81th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck43th percentile
Versatility10th percentile
Power (General Purpose)55th percentile
Power (Graphical)32th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)57th percentile
Storage Space91th percentile
Portability32th percentile
Ease of Maintenance70th percentile
Longevity86th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Pro Edition

CPU

Intel Core i5-10505, 6 cores clocked from 3.2 to 4.6 GHz

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w9.4 × d29 × h29.3

Dimensions (in): w3.7 × d11.42 × h11.54

Weight (kg): 5.25

Weight (lbs.): 11.58

Features

  • Fixed storage: 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)
  • DisplayPort
  • Multiple Monitor Support
  • USB 2
  • USB Type-C
  • USB Type-A
  • USB 3.2
  • Ethernet 10
  • Ethernet 100
  • Ethernet 1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm Headphone+Microphone combo jack
  • Bluetooth
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Wi-Fi ac

Maintenance and Upgrades

Commonly Replaced Components

Local Storage: Easy project for an enthusiast

Memory: Easy project for an enthusiast

GPU: More complex than usual

Additional Ressources

Software Compatibility

Here's how you can expect this stationary computer to fare with popular software based on developpers specified system requirements. For reference, a 1-star rating means minimal requirements are met and a 3-stars rating means recommended specs are met. Ratings beyond the 3-stars point could be advisable for uncommon scenarios like modding, working with very large and complex documents, etc.

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AVerMedia Live Streamer CAM 313 (PW313)

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Samsung 24-inch FHD 75Hz 5ms GTG IPS LED Monitor (LS24R350FZNXZA)

Samsung 24-inch FHD 75Hz 5ms GTG IPS LED Monitor (LS24R350FZNXZA)

Specs

Screen

24", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), FreeSync, IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.)

Pricing

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LG 8x External DVD Writer (GP65NB60)

LG 8x External DVD Writer (GP65NB60)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$44.

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Memory

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Storage

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