Pros

  • Strong general performance for its class

Cons

  • Unusual design hampers accessibility
  • Hefty asking price

At A Glance

The Optiplex 780 USFF offers competitive performance in a space-saving design, but Dell is asking a bit much for what it delivers.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
Processor speed 3.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor Yes
Monitor model number Dell P2210H
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Integrated intel GMA 4500
Storage
Drive size 250.0 GB
Drive Controllers Serial ATA II
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • DisplayPort
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x5)
  • Video - 15 pin High-Density D-shell (VGA)
  • eSATA
Ethernet Type
  • Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
  • Wireless Ethernet - 300 Mbps IEEE802.11 Draft N
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Optical Drive
Included Drives 1
optical_drive_1 HL-DT-ST GT10N
optical_model_1 HL-DT-ST GT10N
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Case
Chassis style Compact
Chassis Color Black