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Compare Dell Precision 3240 vs ThinkStation P340 SFF vs ThinkStation P720

Price

MSRP
599 USD
800 USD
2488 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Capacity

Interior Volume
8.2 L
36 L

Connectivity

CPU Socket
FCLGA1200
2x FCLGA3647
Expansion Slot
1x internal 2.5" + 1x half height PCIe x8 Gen3
2x M.2 onboard + 2x via M.2 to PCIe adapter +1x 3.5" + 2x 2.5"
2x Optical drives / 1x optical drive + 2x 3.5" SATA / 2x M.2 SSD removable drive enclosures / other I/O ports + 2x M.2 onboard + 7x via M.2 to PCIe adapter + 6x 3.5" (4 optional, 2 via Flex bay)
PCI Express
2x PCIe 3.0 x16 + 1x PCIe 3.0 x1
3x PCIe 3.0 x16 + 1x PCIe 3.0 x8 + 1x PCIe 3.0 x4 + 1x PCI
Ports
[Front] 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 + 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C + 1x audio jack + 1x audio line in/out | [Rear] 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A + 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A with SmartPower + 2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A + 2x DisplayPort 1.4 1 + Optional Ports
[Front] 1x USB-C 3.2 Gen1 + 2x USB 3.2 Gen2 + 2x USB 3.2 Gen1 + 1x Audio combo + 1x Microphone + 1x optional SD card reader | [Rear] 2x DisplayPort + 1x optional video (DP/HDMI/USB-C) + 2x USB 3.2 Gen1 + 2x USB 2.0 + 1x RJ45 (1Gbps) + 1x serial + 1x 3.5mm
[Front] 4x USB 3.1 Gen1 + 2x USB 2.0 + 2x PS/2 + 2x RJ45 (1Gbps) + 1x Microphone + 1x Line-in + 1x Line-out + 2x optional USB-C 3.1 Gen2 + 1x optional Thunderbolt + 1x optional serial | [Rear] 4x USB 3.1 Gen1 + 1x Audio combo + 1x optional SD card reader
Wireless Connectivity
Optional Wireless, Bluetooth w/ vPro support
WiFi 6 + Bluetooth 5.1 / none
WiFi 5 + Bluetooth 4.2 / none

Construction

Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Small form factor desktop computer
ATX desktop computer
Speakers
Internal Speaker; Optional Dell 2.0 stereo speaker systems available and Dell Professional Soundbar AE515M for select flat-panel displays

Dimensions

Size | Depth
17.87 cm
309.7 mm / 12.2"
485 mm / 19.1"
Size | Height
18.81 cm
339.5 mm / 13.4"
446 mm / 17.6"
Size | Width
7 cm
92.5 mm / 3.6"
175 mm / 6.89"
Weight
1.71 kg
5.65 kg / 12.46 lbs
25.7 kg / 56.7 lbs

Function

Audio
Integrated Realtek ALC3246 High Definition Audio Codec (2 Channel)
High Definition (HD) Audio, Realtek ALC623 codec
High Definition (HD) Audio, Realtek ALC662 codec
Chipset
Intel W480
Intel W480 chipset
Intel C621 chipset
Graphics
1x PCIe x16 Gen 3 up to 75W, NVIDIA Quadro P400, P620, P1000, or RTX 3000
Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630 or P630 or up to 2x discrete NVIDIA Quadro P400 2GB GDDR4 (3x miniDP), P620 2GB GDDR5 (4x miniDP), or P1000 4GB GDDR5 (4x miniDP)
NVIDIA NVS 810 4GB DDR3 / Quadro P400 2GB GDDR5 to P6000 24GB GDDR5X / RTX 4000 8GB GDDR6 to RTX 8000 48GB GDDR6 / GP100 16GB HBM2 / GV100 32GB HBM26
Operating System
Windows 10, Red Hat 8.2, or Ubuntu 18.04
Windows 10, Ubuntu, or none
Windows 10 Pro, Ubuntu, or none
Operating Temperature
10⁰ C to 35⁰ C
10⁰ C to 35⁰ C
Optical Disc
Optional 9mm optical drive (DVD-ROM, DVD±RW, or Blu-ray)
Optional 9mm optical drive (DVD-ROM, DVD±RW, or Blu-ray)
Processor
10th-gen Intel Core i3, i5, i7, or i9 or Xeon (up to W-1290 10-core processor with 20M cache)
10th-gen Intel Core i3-10100 to i9-10900 (full Comet Lake standard range) or Xeon W-1250, W-1270, or W-1290
Up to 2x 165W Intel Xeon Scalable CPUs Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum
Security
Discrete TPM 2.0, TCG certified
Discrete TPM 2.0, TCG certified

Performance

Memory | Capacity
2 SoDIMM slots; Up to 64GB
4x DIMMs, up to 128 GB
12x DIMMs, up to 768GB DDR4-2933 or 384GB DDR4-2666, 12 channels (6 channels per CPU)
Memory | Type
2933MHz Non-ECC & ECC DDR4 Memory
DDR4-2933 ECC or non-ECC
DDR4 2666MHz or 2933MHz ECC
Power Supply
7.4mm 180W or 240W AC adapter (external)
310 or 380 W, 92% efficient
690 / 900 / 1000 W 80 PLUS Platinum
Storage
2x M.2 PCIe (1x 22x80 mm, 1x 22x30 mm) + 1x 2.5" SATA
Up to 4x M.2 PCIe SSD + 1x 3.5" SATA + 1x 2.5" SATA
Up to 9x M.2 PCIe SSD + 6x 3.5" / 10x 2.5" SATA HDD

Production

Accessory
[Add-in Cards] Thunderbolt 3, Serial port, Parallel port, USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 card
Availability
[Quadro RTX 3000] 2020-10
Debut
2020-08-25
2020
2020
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