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Technical Specifications: Dell OptiPlex GX240 Systems User's Guide

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Technical Specifications

Dell™ OptiPlex™ GX240 Systems User's Guide

  Microprocessor

  Memory

  Computer Information

  Audio

  Expansion Bus

  Drives

  Ports

  Key Combinations

  Controls and Lights

  Power

  Physical

  Environmental



Microprocessor

Microprocessor type

Intel® Pentium® 4 microprocessor. Design provides for future Dell-supported upgrades. A slower compatibility speed can be set through system setup

Level 1 (L1) cache

8-kilobyte (KB)

Level 2 (L2) cache

1.5–2.0* GHz processors: 256-KB pipelined-burst, eight-way set-associative, write-back static random-access memory (SRAM)

2.2–2.6 GHz processors: 512-KB SRAM

Math coprocessor

internal to microprocessor

Memory

Architecture

133-megahertz (MHz) synchronous dynamic random-access memory (SDRAM)

Dual in-line memory module (DIMM) sockets

two error-checking and correction (ECC) and non-ECC

DIMM capacities

64-, 128-, 256-, and 512-megabyte (MB)

Minimum random-access memory (RAM)

64 MB (128 MB when running Windows 2000 or Windows XP)

Maximum RAM

1 GB

Basic input/output system (BIOS) address

F8000h

Computer Information

Computer chip set

Intel 845

Data bus width

64 bits

Address bus width

32 bits

Direct memory access (DMA) channels

four

Interrupts

15

Computer BIOS

Desktop Management Interface (DMI) 2.0s- and system management BIOS 2.3-compliant BIOS in 4-megabit (Mb) flash chip

System bus speed

100 megahertz (MHz) clock, 400 MHz data rate

Network interface controller

integrated 3C920-based 10/100 3Com® Ethernet controller

Audio

Audio type

AC97, Sound Blaster emulation

Audio controller

Analog Devices AD1885 AC97 Codec

Stereo conversion

16 bit (analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog)

Interfaces:

Internal

PCI bus/AC97

External

stereo line-in minijack, microphone-in minijack, line-out minijack on the rear input/output (I/O) panel; headphones minijack on the front panel

Expansion Bus

Bus types

PCI and AGP

Bus speed

PCI: 33 MHz

AGP: 66 MHz

Small form-factor computer
expansion-card connector

one PCI expansion slot; low-profile cards are supported (card size = 6.35 cm [2.5 inches] high by 16.76 cm [6.6 inches] long)

Small desktop computer
expansion-card connectors:

two PCI expansion slots (card size = 10.67 cm [4.2 inches] high by 17.65 cm [6.95 inches] long)

Small mini-tower computer
expansion-card connectors:

four PCI expansion slots (card sizes = three slots support cards up to 27.9 cm high [11 inches, and one slot supports a card up to 22.9 sm high [9 inches])

PCI expansion-card connector size

120 pins

PCI expansion-card connector data width (maximum)

32 bits

AGP expansion-card connectors

one

AGP expansion-card connector data width (maximum)

32 bits

AGP expansion-card connector size

172 pins

AGP bus protocols

4x modes at 1.5 V

Drives

Externally accessible bays:

Small form-factor computer

one 3.5-inch bay for a slimline 3.5-inch floppy drive

one 5.25-inch bay for a slimline CD/DVD drive

Small desktop computer

one 3.5-inch bay for a 3.5-inch floppy drive

one 5.25-inch bay for a CD/DVD drive

Small mini-tower computer

two 3.5-inch bays for two 3.5-inch floppy drives

two 5.25-inch bays for two CD/DVD drives

Internally accessible bays:

Small form-factor computer

one bay for a 1-inch-high IDE hard drive

Small desktop computer

one bay for a 1-inch-high IDE hard drive

Small mini-tower computer

two bays for a 1-inch high IDE hard drive

Ports

Externally accessible:

Serial (data terminal equipment [DTE])

two 9-pin connectors; 16550-compatible on the back panel

Parallel

one 25-hole connector (bidirectional) on the back I/O panel

Integrated network adapter

RJ45 connector on the back I/O panel

Personal System/2 (PS/2)-style keyboard

6-pin mini-Deutsche Industrie Norm (DIN) on the back I/O panel

PS/2-compatible mouse

6-pin mini-DIN on the back I/O panel

Universal Serial Bus (USB)

two USB-compliant connectors on the back I/O panel; two on the front panel

Internally accessible:

Primary IDE hard drive

40-pin connector on PCI local bus

Secondary IDE hard drive

40-pin connector on PCI local bus

Floppy drive

34-pin connector

CD drive audio interface

4-pin connector

Telephony

4-pin connector

Fan

3-pin connector

Key Combinations

<Ctrl><Alt><Del>

restarts (reboots) the computer

<Ctrl><Alt><\>

toggles microprocessor speeds on 101-key keyboard (in MS-DOS® real mode only)

<Ctrl><Alt><#>

toggles microprocessor speeds on 102-key keyboard (in MS-DOS real mode only)

<F2> or <Ctrl><Alt><Enter>

starts embedded system setup (during power-on system test [POST] only)

<F3> or <F12>

automatically starts (boots) the computer from the network environment specified by the managed boot agent (MBA) rather than from one of the devices in the system setup Boot Sequence option

<Ctrl><Alt><F10>

launches the utility partition (if installed) during computer start-up

<Ctrl><Alt><F8>

changes boot sequence (during POST only)

Controls and Lights

Power control

push button

Power lights

green light on power button—blinking green in sleep state; solid green for power on state

Hard drive access light

green light

Link integrity light (on integrated network adapter)

green light for 10-Mb operation; orange light for 100-Mb operation

Activity light (on integrated network adapter)

yellow light

Diagnostic lights

four yellow and/or green lights on back of computer (see "I/O Panel—Small Form-Factor, Desktop, and Mini-Tower Computers.")

Standby power light

AUX_LED on the system board

Power

DC power supply:

Wattage

small form-factor computer:160 W
small desktop computer: 180 W
small mini-tower computer:250 W

Heat dissipation

small form-factor computer: 455 BTU/hr (average)
small desktop computer: 500 BTU/hr (average)
small mini-tower computer: 910 BTU/hr (average)

Voltage

90 to 135 volts (V) at 50/60 Hz; 180 to 265 V at 50/60 Hz

Backup battery

3-V CR2032 lithium coin cell

Physical

Small form-factor computer:

Height

9.0 cm (3.57 inches)

Width

31.9 cm (12.54 inches)

Depth

35.4 cm (13.93 inches)

Weight

6.9 kg (15 lbs)

Small desktop computer:

Height

10.6 cm (4.2 inches)

Width

38.9 cm (15.3 inches)

Depth

43.2 cm (17 inches)

Weight

9.9 kg (22 lbs)

Small mini-tower computer:

Height

42.5 cm (16.7 inches)

Width

18.1 cm (7.1 inches)

Depth

44.7 cm (17.6 inches)

Weight

12.7 kg (28 lbs)

Environmental

Temperature:

Operating

10° to 35° Celsius (C) (50° to 95° Fahrenheit [F])

Storage

–40° to 65°C (–40° to 149°F)

Relative humidity

20% to 80% (noncondensing)

Maximum vibration:

Operating

0.25 gravities (G) at 3 to 200 Hz at 1 octave/min

Storage

0.5 G at 3 to 200 Hz at 1 octave/min

Maximum shock:

Operating

bottom half-sine pulse with a change in velocity of 20 inches/sec (50.8 cm/sec)

Storage

27-G faired square wave with a velocity change of 200 inches/sec (508 cm/sec)

Altitude:

Operating

–16 to 3048 meters (m) (–50 to 10,000 feet [ft])

Storage

–16 to 10,600 m (–50 to 35,000 ft)


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