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Specifications: Dell OptiPlex GX280 Systems User's Guide

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Dell™ OptiPlex™ GX280 Systems User's Guide


Microprocessor

Microprocessor type

Intel® Pentium® 4; design provides for future Dell-supported upgrades.

Level 1 (L1) cache

32 KB

Level 2 (L2) cache

1 MB pipelined-burst, eight-way set associative, write-back SRAM

Memory

Type

400 & 533 MHz DDR2 SDRAM

Memory connectors

small form-factor computer: 2
small desktop computer: 4
desktop computer: 4
small mini-tower computer: 4
mini-tower computer: 4

Memory capacities

128 MB, 256 MB, 512 MB, or 1 GB non-ECC

Minimum memory

dual-channel: 256 MB
single-channel: 128 MB

Maximum memory

small form-factor computer: 2 GB
small desktop computer: 4 GB
desktop computer: 4 GB
small mini-tower computer: 4 GB
mini-tower computer: 4 GB

BIOS address

F0000h

Computer Information

Chipset

Intel Grantsdale

Data bus width

64 bits

Address bus width

32 bits

DMA channels

eight

Interrupt levels

24

BIOS chip (NVRAM)

4-Mb

Memory speed

400 & 533 MHz

NIC

integrated network interface with ASF 1.03 support as defined by DMTF.

Capable of 10/100/1000 communication:

  • Green — A good connection exists between a 10-Mbps network and the computer.
  • Orange — A good connection exists between a 100-Mbps network and the computer.
  • Yellow — A good connection exists between a 1 Gb (or 1000-Mbps) network and the computer.
  • Off — The computer is not detecting a physical connection to the network.

Video

Type

integrated Intel Extreme Graphics or PCI Express x16 DVI video card

Audio

Type

AC97, Sound Blaster emulation

Stereo conversion

16-bit analog-to-digital; 20-bit digital-to-analog

Controllers

Drives

small form-factor: one serial ATA controller supporting one device and one parallel Ultra ATA/100 IDE supporting two devices per channel with one channel

small desktop: one serial ATA controllers supporting one device each and one parallel Ultra ATA/100 IDE supporting two devices per channel with one channel

desktop: two serial ATA controllers supporting one device each and one parallel Ultra ATA/100 IDE supporting two devices per channel with one channel.

small mini-tower: two serial ATA controllers supporting one device each and one parallel Ultra ATA/100 IDE supporting two devices per channel with one channel

mini-Tower: two serial ATA controllers supporting one device each and one parallel Ultra ATA/100 IDE supporting two devices per channel with one channel

Expansion Bus

Bus type

PCI 2.2
SATA 1.0a
USB 2.0
PCI Express 1.0a

Bus speed

PCI: 33 MHz
SATA: 1.5 Gbps
USB: 480 Mbps
PCI Express x1: 5 Gbps
PCI Express x16: 80 Gbps

Small Form-Factor computer

low-profile cards supported

PCI

connector

one

connector size

120 pins

connector data width (maximum)

32 bits

PCI Express

connector

one x16

connector size

164 pins

connector data width (maximum)

16 PCI Express lanes

Small Desktop computer

half-length cards supported

PCI

connectors

one or two (depending on purchase)

connector size

120 pins

connector data width (maximum)

32 bits

PCI Express

connector

one x16 and an optional x1

connector size

120 pins (x16) and an optional 36 pins (x1)

connector data width (maximum)

16 PCI Express lanes (x16) and an optional one PCI Express lane (x1)

Desktop computer

half-height cards supported
half-length, full-height cards supported with optional with card cage

PCI

 

connectors

two (without card cage)
two (with card cage)

connector size

120 pins

connector data width

(maximum)

32 bits

PCI Express

 

connectors

one x16

connector size

120 pins (x16)

connector data width

16 PCI Express lanes (x16)

Small Mini-Tower

full-height cards supported

PCI

connectors

three

connector size

120 pins

connector data width (maximum)

32 bits

PCI Express

connector

one x1 and one x16

connector size

36 pins (x1) and 120 pins (x16)

connector data width (maximum)

one PCI Express lane (x1) and 16 PCI Express lanes (x16)

Mini-Tower

full-height cards supported

PCI

 

connectors

two

connector size

120 pins

connector data width

(maximum)

32 bits

PCI Express

 

connectors

one x1 and one x16

connector size

36 pins (x1) and 120 pins (x16)

connector date width

(maximum)

one PCI Express lane (x1) and 16 PCI Express lanes (x16)

Drives

Externally accessible:

Small Form-Factor computer

one bay for a slimline floppy drive
one bay for a slimline CD/DVD drive

Small Desktop computer

one 3.5-inch bay
one 5.25-inch bay

Desktop computer

one 3.5-inch drive
one bay for CD/DVD or optional second Hard Drive

Small Mini-Tower computer

two 3.5-inch drive bays
two 5.25-inch drive bays

Mini-Tower computer

one 3.5-inch drive bay
two 5.25-inch drive bays

Internally accessible:

Small Form-Factor computer

one bay for a 1-inch-high hard drive

Small Desktop computer

one bay for a 1-inch-high hard drive

Desktop computer

one bay for a 1-inch-high hard drive

Small Mini-Tower computer

two bays for 1-inch high hard drives

Mini-Tower computer

two bays for 1-inch high hard drives

Connectors

External connectors:

Serial

9-pin connector; 16550C-compatible

Parallel

25-hole connector (bidirectional)

Video

15-hole connector

Network adapter

RJ45 connector

Optional PS/2 with secondary serial port adapter

small form-factor computer: one 6-pin mini-DIN with a Y-adapter
small desktop, small mini-tower, desktop, and mini-tower: two 6-pin mini-DINs

USB

two front-panel and six back-panel USB 2.0–compliant connectors

Audio

three connectors for line-in, line-out, and microphone; one front-panel connector for headphones

System board connectors:

Primary IDE drive

40-pin connector

Serial ATA

small form-factor computer: one 7-pin connector
small desktop computer: one 7-pin connectors
desktop computer: two 7-pin connectors
small mini-tower: two 7-pin connectors
mini-tower: two 7-pin connectors

Floppy drive

34-pin connector

Serial

12-pin connector for optional second serial port card

Fan

5-pin connector

PCI 2.2

120-pin connector

CD drive audio interface

4-pin connector

Front audio

10-pin connector (For the optional audio customer kit)

Front panel

40-pin connector

Key Combinations

<Ctrl><Alt><Del>

If running Microsoft® Windows® XP, brings up the Windows Security window. If in MS-DOS® mode, restarts (reboots) the computer

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

starts embedded system setup (during start-up only)

<Ctrl><Alt><b>

automatically starts the computer from the network environment specified by the remote boot environment (PXE) rather than from one of the devices in the system setup Boot Sequence option (during start-up only)

<F12> or <Ctrl><Alt><F8>

displays a boot device menu that allows the user to enter a device for a single boot (during start-up only) as well as options to run hard-drive and system diagnostics

Controls and Lights

Power control

push button

Power light

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

amber light—blinking amber indicates a problem with an installed device; solid amber indicates an internal power problem (see Power Problems)

Hard-drive access light

green

Link integrity light (on integrated network adapter)

green light for 10-Mb operation; orange light for 100-Mb operation; yellow light for a 1000-Mb (1-Gb) operation

Activity light (on integrated network adapter)

yellow blinking light

Diagnostic lights

small form-factor, small desktop, and small mini-tower computers: four lights on the back panel
desktop and mini-towercomputers: four lights on the front panel

Standby power light

AUX_PWR on the system board

Power

DC power supply:

Wattage

small form-factor computer: 160 W
small desktop computer: 210 W
desktop computer: 280 W
small mini-tower computer with processor speeds of 3.2 GHz or lower: 250 W
small mini-tower computer with processor speeds of 3.4 GHz or higher: 305 W
mini-tower computer: 305 W

Heat dissipation

small form-factor computer: 546 BTU/hr
small desktop computer: 717 BTU/hr
desktop computer: 150W max
small mini-tower computer with processor speeds of 3.2 GHz or lower: 853 BTU/hr
small mini-tower computer with processor speeds of 3.4 GHz or higher: 1041 BTU/hr
mini-tower computer: 150W max

Voltage

fixed-voltage power supply—110 V at 50/60 Hz

manual selection and auto-sensing power supplies—90 to 135 V at 50/60 Hz; 180 to 265 V at 50/60 Hz; 100 V at 50/60 Hz for Japanese computers

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 kg (14 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)

Desktop computer

 

Height

11.4 cm (4.5 inches)

Width

39.9 cm (15.7 inches)

Depth

35.3 cm (13.9) inches

Weight

10.4 kg (23 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)

Mini-Tower computer

 

Height

41.4 cm (16.3 inches)

Width

18.5 cm (7.3 inches)

Depth

43.9 cm (17.3 inches)

Weight

12.34 kg (27.2 lbs)

Environmental

Temperature:

Operating

10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F)

NOTE: At 35°C (95°F), the maximum operating altitude is 914 m (3000 ft).

Storage

–40° to 65°C (–40° to 149°F)

Relative humidity

20% to 80% (noncondensing)

Maximum vibration:

Operating

0.25 G at 3 to 200 Hz at 0.5 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

–15.2 to 3048 m (–50 to 10,000 ft)

Storage

–15.2 to 10,668 m (–50 to 35,000 ft)


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