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Dell Optiplex 980 Desktop PC

If you require efficient and powerful PC productivity, consider the Dell OptiPlex 980. There are multiple form factors to choose from including the mini tower, desktop, and small form factor. In terms of processors, the powerful OptiPlex 980 supports a variety of families, including 1, Intel Core 2 Quad, Core 2 Duo, Pentium Dual Core, Celeron, for up to 3.33GHz 12MB of processing power. The 980 can be configured with up to 4GB of PC3-12800 1066MHz DDR3 memory across two DIMM slots. Aventis Systems offers the OptiPlex with a maximum storage capacity of 4TB with 3.5” SATA hard disk drive and solid state drive options. The performance-driven 980 is expandable with the mini tower sporting two 5.25” bays, one 3.5” flex bay, and two 3.5” internal bays. The desktop has one each of a 5.25” bay, 3.5” flex bay, and 3.5” internal bay, while the small form factor is equipped with one 5.25” bay, one 3.5” flex bay, and two 3.5” internal bays. All three form factors have eight total USB 2.0 ports, two front and six rear. Browse the Dell OptiPlex 980 options below for personal computing options that can tackle challenging workloads.


  • Chassis Options: Mini-Tower (MT), Desktop(DT), Small Form Factor (SFF)
  • Processor Options: Up to 1, Intel 1st Generation Core i7/i5 Quad Core, Core i3 Dual Core and Pentium Dual Core
    • Maximum Core Count: 4
    • Maximum Cache: 8MB
    • Maximum Clock Speed: 3.46GHz
  • Memory:
    • DIMM Slots: 4 (MT/DT/SFF); 2 (USFF)
    • Maximum Capacity: 16GB (MT/DT/SFF)
    • Memory Type: DDR3 PC3-12800
    • Maximum Memory Speed: 1600 MHz
  • Storage:
    • Hard Drive Options: SATA or SSD; 3.5” (MT/DT/SFF)
    • Maximum Internal Storage: 4TB
  • Connectivity: Intel 82578DM Gigabit Ethernet LAN 10/100/1000 (Remote Wake Up, PXE support and Intel Active Management Technology support)
  • I/O Ports:
    • MT/DT/SFF:12 USB 2.0(MT); 10 USB 2.0(DT/SFF); 1 eSATA; 1 RJ-45; 1 Serial; 1 VGA; 1 DisplayPort; 2 PS/2; 2 Line-in (stereo/microphone), 2 Line-out (headphone/speaker)

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