Detailed Specs Comparison

Dell Optiplex 5090 Micro vs. Dell Optiplex 7090 Tower

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell Optiplex 5090 Micro and Dell Optiplex 7090 Tower specs including price, processors, memory, graphics, storage, ports, and more.

Specs Comparison

Dell Optiplex 5090 Micro image
Dell Optiplex 5090 Micro
Dell Optiplex 7090 Tower image
Dell Optiplex 7090 Tower

Key Features

What's new
  • New 10th and 11th Gen Intel Core Processors.
  • Up to Intel Core i7-11700T (8 cores/ 16 threads).
  • Up to 64GB 3200MHz DDR4 memory.
  • New 10th and 11th Gen Intel Core Processors.
  • Up to Intel Core i9-11900K (8 cores/ 16 threads).
  • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3070, (8GB GDDR6).
  • Up to 64GB 3200MHz DDR4 memory
  • Up to 128GB 2933MHz DD4 memory.
  • Up to 2 x 2TB PCIe Gen 4 x4 NVMe SSD.

Availability

Dell Optiplex 5090 MicroDell Optiplex 7090 Tower
Released20212021
Release InfoAnnounced on May 28, 2021.Announced on May 11, 2021.
Pricing10th Gen Intel Processor
  • $1,227.14
    i5-10500T 8GB 128GB M.2 Wi-Fi 6
  • $1,327.14
    i5-10500T 16GB 256GB M.2
  • $1,427.14
    i5-10500T 16GB 512GB M.2 Wi-Fi 6
  • $1,527.14
    i7-10700T 8GB 256GB M.2 Wi-Fi 6
11th Gen Intel Processor
  • $1,298.57
    i5-11500T 8GB 256GB M.2
  • $1,309.00
    i5-11500T 8GB 500GB 2.5” HDD
  • $1,327.14
    i5-11500T 8GB 256GB M.2 Wi-Fi 6
  • $1,398.57
    i5-11500T 16GB 256GB M.2 Wi-Fi 6
  • $1,641.43
    i7-11700T 16GB 256GB M.2 Wi-Fi 6
10th Gen Intel Processor
  • $1,618.00
    i5-10505 16GB 1TB 2.5” HDD 260W PSU Wi-Fi 6
  • $1,870.00
    i7-10700 16GB 256GB M.2 260W PSU DVD+/-RW
  • $1,941.43 
    i7-10700 16GB 512GB M.2 260W PSU DVD+/-RW
11th Gen Intel Processor
  • $1,912.86
    i7-11700 16GB 256GB M.2 260W PSU DVD+/-RW
  • $1,984.29
    i7-11700 16GB 512GB M.2 260W PSU DVD+/-RW
Generations
Dell Optiplex 5090 Micro Price
Dell OptiPlex 5090 Micro Desktop, Intel i7-11700- 32GB RAM, 2TB NVMe SSD, AC Wi-Fi, BT, USB Type-C, DisplayPort, HDMI, VGA, Windows 11 Pro
Dell OptiPlex 5090 Micro Desktop, Intel i7-11700- 32GB RAM, 2TB NVMe SSD, AC Wi-Fi, BT, USB Type-C, DisplayPort, HDMI, VGA, Windows 11 Pro
By Dell
$722.99
Dell OptiPlex 5000 5090 Micro Tower Desktop (2021) | Core i5-512GB SSD - 16GB RAM | 6 Cores @ 3.8 GHz - 10th Gen CPU Win 11 Pro (Renewed)
Dell OptiPlex 5000 5090 Micro Tower Desktop (2021) | Core i5-512GB SSD - 16GB RAM | 6 Cores @ 3.8 GHz - 10th Gen CPU Win 11 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$526.89
Dell OptiPlex 5090 Micro Professional PC - Intel Core i5 10th Gen i5-10500T Hexa-core (6 Core) 2.30 GHz - M.2 256GB PCIe NVMe - 16GB RAM - Windows 10 Pro 64-bit - WiFi - Bluetooth - Windows 10 Pro
Dell OptiPlex 5090 Micro Professional PC - Intel Core i5 10th Gen i5-10500T Hexa-core (6 Core) 2.30 GHz - M.2 256GB PCIe NVMe - 16GB RAM - Windows 10 Pro 64-bit - WiFi - Bluetooth - Windows 10 Pro
By Dell
$989.00
Dell Optiplex 7090 Tower Price
Dell OptiPlex 7090 7000 Business Tower Desktop Computer, Intel Octa-Core i7-11700, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, DVDRW, 802.11AC WiFi, Bluetooth, Ethernet, Keyboard and Mouse, Windows 11 Pro
Dell OptiPlex 7090 7000 Business Tower Desktop Computer, Intel Octa-Core i7-11700, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, DVDRW, 802.11AC WiFi, Bluetooth, Ethernet, Keyboard and Mouse, Windows 11 Pro
By Dell
$839.00
Dell OptiPlex 7090 Desktop Computer, Intel Core i9-11900K, 64GB RAM, 2TB NVMe SSD, USB C, Built-in WiFi- Bluetooth, Display Port, DVDRW, Windows 11 Pro, Black, 7000 Series SFF
Dell OptiPlex 7090 Desktop Computer, Intel Core i9-11900K, 64GB RAM, 2TB NVMe SSD, USB C, Built-in WiFi- Bluetooth, Display Port, DVDRW, Windows 11 Pro, Black, 7000 Series SFF
By Dell
$1,099.99
DELL OptiPlex 7000 Series 7090 Tower Business Desktop, Intel Core i7-11700, 64GB RAM, 2TB PCIe SSD, DVD-RW, Display Port, Type-C, RJ45, Wired Keyboard & Mouse, Wi-Fi, Windows 11 Pro, Black
DELL OptiPlex 7000 Series 7090 Tower Business Desktop, Intel Core i7-11700, 64GB RAM, 2TB PCIe SSD, DVD-RW, Display Port, Type-C, RJ45, Wired Keyboard & Mouse, Wi-Fi, Windows 11 Pro, Black
By DELL
$999.00

Exterior

Dell Optiplex 5090 MicroDell Optiplex 7090 Tower
Size Comparison
Dimensions7.16” x 7.03” x 1.42” (182 x 178.50 x 36 mm)11.84” x 14.45” x 6.65” (300.80 x 367 x 169 mm)
WeightUp to 2.58 lb (1.17 kg)Up to 22.53 lb (10.22 kg)
Colors
Black
Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Dell Pro Wireless Keyboard and Mouse - KM5221W - English
  • Dell KB522 Business Multimedia Keyboard (US)
  • Dell KB813 Smart Card Keyboard (US)
  • Dell KB216 Wired Keyboard English
  • No Keyboard Selected
  • Dell Pro Wireless Keyboard and Mouse - KM5221W - English
  • Dell KB522 Business Multimedia Keyboard (US)
  • Dell KB813 Smart Card Keyboard (US)
  • Dell KB216 Wired Keyboard English
  • No Keyboard
PortsFront
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps) with PowerShare.
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps).
  • 1 x Universal Audio Jack
  • 1 x Audio Jack
    Re-tasking Line out/Line in audio port.
Rear
  • 3 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps).
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps) with Smart Power On.
  • 2 x DisplayPort
    DisplayPort 1.4 supports 4K@120Hz.
  • 1 x RJ-45 
    Gigabit Ethernet.
  • 1 x DC-in 
    4.5mm barrel type.
  • 1 x Kensington Lock Slot
  • 1 x Padlock Loop Lock
  • Optional Ports
    • 1 x Video Port
      Can be DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.0b, or VGA port.
Front
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 2.0 (480 Mbps).
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 2.0 (480 Mbps) with Powershare.
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps).
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20 Gbps) for 11th Gen Intel Core CPU.
    USB 3.2 Gen 2x1 (10 Gbps) for 10th Gen Intel Core CPU.
  • 1 x Universal Audio Jack
Rear
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 2.0 (480 Mbps) with Smart Power On.
  • 3 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps).
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps).
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 Alt-Mode (optional).
  • 2 x DisplayPort
    DisplayPort 1.4 supports 4K@120Hz.
  • 1 x Display Out 
    VGA, DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.0b, or USB 3.2 Gen 2 with Alt-mode (optional).
  • 1 x RJ-45 
    Gigabit Ethernet.
  • 1 x Audio Jack
    Re-tasking Line out/Line in audio port.
  • 1 x Serial
  • 2 x PS/2
  • 1 x Kensington Lock Slot
  • 1 x Power Connection

Chasis

Dell Optiplex 5090 MicroDell Optiplex 7090 Tower
Form FactorMicro Form FactorMid Tower
Power Supply4.5mm Barrel Power Adapter
  • 90W
    For 35W Intel Core i3/i5 CPU.
  • 130W
    For 35W Intel Core i7/i9 CPU.
  • 260W
    80+ Bronze 85% Efficiency
  • 300W
    80+ Platinum 92% Efficiency
  • 360W
    80+ Platinum 92% Efficiency
  • 500W
    80+ Platinum 92% Efficiency 1 x 6+8 PIN connector for GPU
Optical Drives8x DVD+/-RW 9.5mm ODD
Optional.

Internal Specs

Dell Optiplex 5090 MicroDell Optiplex 7090 Tower
ChipsetIntel® Q570 ChipsetIntel® Q570 Chipset
Processor
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10105T
    4C/8T, 3.00 → 3.90 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 35W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10305T
    4C/8T, 3.00 → 4.00 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 35W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400T
    6C/12T, 2.00 → 3.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 35W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10500T
    6C/12T, 2.30 → 3.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 35W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10600T
    6C/12T, 2.40 → 4.00 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 35W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700T
    8C/16T, 2.00 → 4.50 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 35W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Pentium® Gold G6405T
    2C/4T, 3.50 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 35W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Pentium® Gold G6505T
    2C/4T, 3.60 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 35W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400T
    6C/12T, 1.30 → 3.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 35W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500T
    6C/12T, 1.50 → 3.90 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 35W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11600T
    6C/12T, 1.70 → 4.10 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 35W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11700T
    8C/16T, 1.40 → 4.60 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 35W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10105
    4C/8T, 3.70 → 4.40 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10305
    4C/8T, 3.80 → 4.50 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400
    6C/12T, 2.90 → 4.30 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10500
    6C/12T, 3.10 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10505
    6C/12T, 3.20 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10600
    6C/12T, 3.30 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700
    8C/16T, 2.90 → 4.80 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700K
    8C/16T, 3.80 → 5.10 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 125W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900
    10C/20T, 2.80 → 5.20 GHz, 20MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900K
    10C/20T, 3.70 → 5.30 GHz, 20MB SmartCache, 125W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400
    6C/12T, 2.60 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500
    6C/12T, 2.70 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11600
    6C/12T, 2.80 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11700
    8C/16T, 2.50 → 4.90 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11700K
    8C/16T, 3.60 → 5.00 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 125W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900
    8C/16T, 2.50 → 5.20 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900K
    8C/16T, 3.50 → 5.30 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 125W
Integrated Graphics
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10105T
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    23 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10305T
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    23 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400T
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10500T
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10600T
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700T
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Pentium® Gold G6405T
    Intel® UHD Graphics 610
    350 → 1050 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Pentium® Gold G6505T
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    350 → 1050 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400T
    Intel® UHD Graphics 730
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500T
    Intel® UHD Graphics 750
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11600T
    Intel® UHD Graphics 750
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11700T
    Intel® UHD Graphics 750
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1300 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10105
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    23 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10305
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    23 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10500
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10505
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10600
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400
    Intel® UHD Graphics 730
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500
    Intel® UHD Graphics 750
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11600
    Intel® UHD Graphics 750
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11700
    Intel® UHD Graphics 750
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11700K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 750
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900
    Intel® UHD Graphics 750
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 750
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1300 MHz
Discrete GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce®
  • GTX 1660 SUPER™ - 6GB GDDR6 
    125W 1 x DisplayPort 1.4 1 x HDMI 2.0b 1 x DVI-D
  • RTX™ 3070 - 8GB GDDR6 
    220W 3 x DisplayPort 1.4 1 x HDMI 2.0b
AMD® Radeon™
  • 540 - 4GB GDDR5
    50W 1 x HDMI 1.4 1 x DisplayPort
  • 550 - 4GB GDDR5 
    50W 1 x DisplayPort 1.4 2 x mini DisplayPort ports
  • RX 640 - 4GB GDDR5
    50W 1 x DisplayPort 1.4 2 x mini DisplayPort ports
Memory
  • Memory Slots: 2 SODIMM slots
  • Memory Type: Single or Dual Channel DDR4 Memory
  • Memory Speed:
    2666MHz 2933MHz 3200MHz
Memory Configurations
4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB
2666 MHz for 10th Gen Intel Core i3/i5 CPU
2933 MHz for 10th Gen Intel Core i7/i9 CPU
3200 MHz for 11th Gen Intel Core CPU
  • Memory Slots: 4 DIMM slots
  • Memory Type: Single or Dual Channel DDR4 Memory
  • Memory Speed:
    2666MHz 2933MHz 3200MHz
Memory Configurations
  • 4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB
    2666 MHz for 10th Gen Intel Core i3/i5 CPU
    2933 MHz for 10th Gen Intel Core i7/i9 CPU
    3200 MHz for 11th Gen Intel Core CPU
  • 128GB
    2666 MHz for 10th Gen Intel Core i3/i5 CPU
    2933 MHz for 10th Gen Intel Core i7/i9 CPU
    2933 MHz for 11th Gen Intel Core CPU
Storage
  • 256GB 512GB 1TB 2TB
    M.2 PCIe Gen 3 x4 or Gen 4 x4 NVME SSD
  • 500GB 1TB 2TB
    5400 rpm or 7200 rpm 2.5" SATA Hard Drive
  • 256GB 512GB 1TB 2TB
    M.2 PCIe Gen 3 x4 or Gen 4 x4 NVME SSD
  • 500GB 1TB 2TB
    5400 rpm or 7200 rpm 2.5" SATA Hard Drive
  • 1TB 2TB 4TB
    5400 rpm or 7200 rpm 3.5" SATA Hard Drive
SlotsExpansion Slots
  • No Expansion slot
SATA
  • 1 x 2.5” HDD Connector
M.2
  • 1 x M.2 2230 slot
    For WiFi and Bluetooth combo card
  • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 slot
    For SSD/Intel Optane
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x PCIe x16 slot 
    PCIe Gen 4, Full-height
  • 1 x PCIe x16 slot 
    Wired x4, Full-height
  • 1 x PCIe x1 slot
    Full-height
  • 1 x PCIe-32 slot
    Full-height
SATA
  • 4 x SATA slots 
    For 2.5-inch HDD/SSD, and slim Optical Drive.
M.2
  • 1 x M.2 2230 slot
    For WiFi and Bluetooth combo card
  • 1 x M.2 2280 slot
    For SSD/Intel Optane.
  • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 slot
    For SSD/Intel Optane

Connectivity

Dell Optiplex 5090 MicroDell Optiplex 7090 Tower
Wi-Fi
  • No Wireless LAN Card
  • Qualcomm QCA9377 (DW1810)
    Up to 433 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-5 (802.11ac) Bluetooth 5.0
  • Qualcomm QCA61x4a
    Up to 867 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-5 (802.11ac) Bluetooth 5.0
  • Intel AX201
    Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-6 (802.11ax) Bluetooth 5.2
  • No Wireless LAN Card
  • Qualcomm QCA9377 (DW1810)
    Up to 433 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-5 (802.11ac) Bluetooth 5.0
  • Qualcomm QCA61x4a
    Up to 867 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-5 (802.11ac) Bluetooth 5.0
  • Intel AX201
    Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-6 (802.11ax) Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.2
Optional
Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.1
Optional
EthernetIntel I219-LM Gigabit Ethernet controller
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
Intel i219LM Gigabit Ethernet controller
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.

Software

Dell Optiplex 5090 MicroDell Optiplex 7090 Tower
OS
  • Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
    Upgradable to Windows 11
  • Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS
  • NeoKylin 7.0 (China only)
  • Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
    Upgradable to Windows 11
  • Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS
  • NeoKylin 7.0 (China only)
Built-in Apps
Microsoft Office 30 Day Trial
Microsoft Office 30 Day Trial

Camera & Audio

Dell Optiplex 5090 MicroDell Optiplex 7090 Tower
Audio
  • One 2W Speaker (optional)
  • Audio controller
    • Realtek ALC3246
    • Intel High Definition Audio
  • External Ports
    • 1 x Universal Audio Jack
      Front
    • 1 x Audio port
      Line-out audio port with re-tasking to Line-in (Rear).
  • One 2W Speaker (optional)
  • Audio controller
    • Realtek ALC3241
    • 4 Channel High Definition Audio
    • 24-bit DAC (Digital-to-Analog) and ADC (Analog-to-Digital)
  • External Ports
    • 1 x Universal Audio Jack
      Front
    • 1 x Audio port
      Line-out audio port with re-tasking to Line-in (Rear).

Misc

Dell Optiplex 5090 MicroDell Optiplex 7090 Tower
Security
  • 1 x Kensington security-cable slot
  • 1 x Padlock loop
  • Chassis intrusion switch
  • SafeID including Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0
  • Smart card keyboard (FIPS)
  • Microsoft 10 Device Guard and Credential Guard (Enterprise SKU)
  • Microsoft Windows Bitlocker
  • Local hard drive data wipe through BIOS (Secure Erase)
  • Self-encrypting storage drives (Opal, FIPS)
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0
  • China TPM
  • Intel Secure Boot
  • Intel Authenticate
  • SafeBIOS: includes Dell Off-host BIOS Verification, BIOS Resilience, BIOS Recovery, and additional BIOS Controls
  • Physical Security Options:
    Chassis lock slot support Chassis Intrusion Switch Lockable Cable Covers Supply chain tamper alerts
Warranty3-Year Basic Onsite Service3-Year Basic Onsite Service

Dell Optiplex 5090 Micro vs. Dell Optiplex 7090 Tower

The Dell Optiplex 5090 Micro and the Dell Optiplex 7090 Tower were released in the same year, 2021. The Dell Optiplex 5090 Micro has a micro form factor that can only fit a custom-designed motherboard with none or one expansion slot and supports only a specific OEM graphics card. The Dell Optiplex 7090 Tower has a mini tower form factor that can fit a micro ATX and Mini ITX motherboard, a few hard disk drives, and a single full-height graphics card.

Processor

The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is like the brains of your desktop computer. Its performance determines how fast and responsive your PC is. Generally, a processor with newer architecture, more CPU cores, higher TDP (measured in W), and faster clock speed (measured in GHz) tends to be more expensive and run faster than others with older architecture, fewer CPU cores, lower TDP, and lower clock speed.

For Dell Optiplex 5090 Micro, you have options to configure it with a 35W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake quad-core Intel Core i3-10105T up to a 35W 8-core Intel Core i7-11700T with a boost speed up to 4.60 GHz.

While Dell Optiplex 7090 Tower has configurations with a 65W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake quad-core Intel Core i3-10105 up to a 125W 8-core Intel Core i9-11900K with a boost speed up to 5.30 GHz.

Memory

The Random Access Memory or RAM is the super-fast and temporary storage used to handle all active tasks, apps, and games that will go away when your PC turns off. The more memory your PC has, the better multitasking your PC can handle without having to reload data from slower permanent storage that includes the hard disk drive or solid-state drive.

Fortunately, both PC allows you to upgrade later if you are unsatisfied with the amount of memory on your PC. The Dell Optiplex 5090 Micro has two RAM slots that support up to 64GB of 3200MHz dual-channel DDR4 memory. On the other hand, the Dell Optiplex 7090 Tower has four RAM slots that you can upgrade up to 64GB of 3200MHz or 128GB of 2933MHz dual-channel DDR4 memory.

Ports

Computer ports are the interface for connecting your PC to its peripheral devices or other PCs. The most common peripherals are keyboard, mouse, monitor, flash drive, speaker, and printer. Most of them use Universal Serial Bus (USB) as their connection to your computer. So the PC with more USB ports can connect to more peripherals at the same time.

There is a total number of 6 USB ports available on the Dell Optiplex 5090 Micro, four less than the Dell Optiplex 7090 Tower that has 10 USB ports. On top of the number of USB ports, the type and version of each USB port are also necessary for determining how fast it is.

The Dell Optiplex 5090 Micro has five USB Type-A ports and one USB Type-C port. It has five ports that support USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps) and one port that supports USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps).

For Dell Optiplex 7090 Tower, it has nine USB Type-A ports and one USB Type-C port. The PC has four ports that support USB 2.0 (480 Mbps), three ports that support USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), two ports that support USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), and one port that supports USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20 Gbps).

Pricing

Dell Optiplex 5090 Micro Price
Dell OptiPlex 5090 Micro Desktop, Intel i7-11700- 32GB RAM, 2TB NVMe SSD, AC Wi-Fi, BT, USB Type-C, DisplayPort, HDMI, VGA, Windows 11 Pro
Dell OptiPlex 5090 Micro Desktop, Intel i7-11700- 32GB RAM, 2TB NVMe SSD, AC Wi-Fi, BT, USB Type-C, DisplayPort, HDMI, VGA, Windows 11 Pro
By Dell
$722.99
Dell OptiPlex 5000 5090 Micro Tower Desktop (2021) | Core i5-512GB SSD - 16GB RAM | 6 Cores @ 3.8 GHz - 10th Gen CPU Win 11 Pro (Renewed)
Dell OptiPlex 5000 5090 Micro Tower Desktop (2021) | Core i5-512GB SSD - 16GB RAM | 6 Cores @ 3.8 GHz - 10th Gen CPU Win 11 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$526.89
Dell OptiPlex 5090 Micro Professional PC - Intel Core i5 10th Gen i5-10500T Hexa-core (6 Core) 2.30 GHz - M.2 256GB PCIe NVMe - 16GB RAM - Windows 10 Pro 64-bit - WiFi - Bluetooth - Windows 10 Pro
Dell OptiPlex 5090 Micro Professional PC - Intel Core i5 10th Gen i5-10500T Hexa-core (6 Core) 2.30 GHz - M.2 256GB PCIe NVMe - 16GB RAM - Windows 10 Pro 64-bit - WiFi - Bluetooth - Windows 10 Pro
By Dell
$989.00
Dell Optiplex 7090 Tower Price
Dell OptiPlex 7090 7000 Business Tower Desktop Computer, Intel Octa-Core i7-11700, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, DVDRW, 802.11AC WiFi, Bluetooth, Ethernet, Keyboard and Mouse, Windows 11 Pro
Dell OptiPlex 7090 7000 Business Tower Desktop Computer, Intel Octa-Core i7-11700, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, DVDRW, 802.11AC WiFi, Bluetooth, Ethernet, Keyboard and Mouse, Windows 11 Pro
By Dell
$839.00
Dell OptiPlex 7090 Desktop Computer, Intel Core i9-11900K, 64GB RAM, 2TB NVMe SSD, USB C, Built-in WiFi- Bluetooth, Display Port, DVDRW, Windows 11 Pro, Black, 7000 Series SFF
Dell OptiPlex 7090 Desktop Computer, Intel Core i9-11900K, 64GB RAM, 2TB NVMe SSD, USB C, Built-in WiFi- Bluetooth, Display Port, DVDRW, Windows 11 Pro, Black, 7000 Series SFF
By Dell
$1,099.99
DELL OptiPlex 7000 Series 7090 Tower Business Desktop, Intel Core i7-11700, 64GB RAM, 2TB PCIe SSD, DVD-RW, Display Port, Type-C, RJ45, Wired Keyboard & Mouse, Wi-Fi, Windows 11 Pro, Black
DELL OptiPlex 7000 Series 7090 Tower Business Desktop, Intel Core i7-11700, 64GB RAM, 2TB PCIe SSD, DVD-RW, Display Port, Type-C, RJ45, Wired Keyboard & Mouse, Wi-Fi, Windows 11 Pro, Black
By DELL
$999.00

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Dell Optiplex 5090 Micro System Board.

Dell Optiplex 5090 Micro Motherboard
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Dell Optiplex 7090 Tower System Board.

Dell Optiplex 7090 Tower Motherboard
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