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[Refurb] Dell OptiPlex 7050 with Intel Core i5-7500T CPU, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD $299 (Was $569) + Free Delivery @ Recompute

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DM299R

Hey guys! Just got some Dell OptiPlex 7050 Micro Desktop - Intel Core i5-7500T, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD in and we're happy to do a deal for you guys. Use the coupon DM299R to get it for $299 instead of $569. Great for home work-setup with limited space or just needing a decent computer in general.

Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-7500T Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz, 4 Cores)
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Storage: M.2 256 GB SSD
Connectivity: 1. Power Button | 2. Universal Audio Jack | 3. Line Out | 4. USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C Port | 5. USB 3.1 Gen 1 Port | 6. RJ-45 | 7. USB 3.1 Gen 1 Port | 8. USB 3.1 Gen 1 Port | 9. USB 3.1 Gen 1 Port | 10. USB 3.1 Gen 1 Port | 11. DisplayPort 1.2 | 12. HDMI | 13. Wi-Fi (Antenna)
Dimensions & Weight: 1. Width 3.6cm (1.4") | 2. Depth 17.8cm (7.0") | 3. Height 18.2cm (7.2") | Weight 2.60 lbs (1.18 kg)
Warranty: 1 Year Recompute Warranty & 30-Day Change of Mind
Software: Window 10 Pro

Deal last till Sunday Midday or while stock last.

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  • +8 votes

    Most excellent. These have been $400 in the past for 6500T.

    Idle it uses 10W so is good for an always online PC.

    Edit: Can the ram be upgraded to 16gb?

    • +1 vote

      From Dell..

      Type 2133 MHz / 2400 MHz

      Connectors - Two DDR4 SODIMM slots
      Memory capacity per slot - 4 GB, 8 GB, and 16 GB
      Minimum Memory - 4 GB
      Maximum Memory - 32 GB

    • +2 votes

      These have been $400 in the past for 6500T.

      Sounds about right, that was two years ago.

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    Wifi onboard?

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      Connectivity:
      Wi-Fi Built-in!

      • look at the link…
      • +1 vote

        No antenna connection on the back of the unit (from the photos) though, which admittedly may not be the photos of the actual unit for sale.

        One issue I have had with people selling these as refurbs is that some sellers say they have wifi onboard but what they actually do is just throw in a shitty USB wifi dongle (which is not the same as having 2x2 wifi via mini pci-e on the mainboard!)

        • +15 votes

          Hi there, the do have wifi onboard with antenna on the back. Images are just for reference.

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            @RecomputeAus: Thank you - looking at buying a couple of these for work!

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    Indeed most excellent!
    Can I please check which SSD they are using?
    Is it the M2 or the SATA?
    I'm hoping it's M2 so I can put a 2.5" SATA drive in it for storage.
    Thanks

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      M.2 - look at the storage upgrade options on the link.

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        again, this is a legitimate question because these have a 2.5" drive bay and an M.2 slot - not clear on the specs whether the SSD is actually an M.2 model or 2.5" one.

        • +2 votes

          They have M.2 ssd already.

  • +1 vote

    Does it have WIFI card and antenna ?

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    Does it have Windows loaded?

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      I'd also like to know this please - Is Win10 included in price?

      • +3 votes

        These will all have had Windows 10 (at least home and most likely Pro) installed and activated when new - that key binds to the motherboard and so windows will activate itself once reinstalled.

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    is this a good media device to watch youtube and stream to a TV thanks

    • +1 vote

      I use one of these as my work computer with 3 monitors, runs nice and fast. Would make an excellent streaming machine for many years.

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      Yes and this small form sits below most TVs. I use one with a wireless Logitech keyboard and mouse combo. For straight media get a Chromecast but for a PC on the tv this is perfect.

  • -3 votes

    Hmm CPU is fast enough for a great budget gaming PC, but often these need to be moved to a bigger case AND given a stronger PSU if you want to put a gaming GPU in it.

    • +8 votes

      Based on the size, I doubt the motherboard has a PCIe Slot

    • +9 votes

      Move to a bigger case???

      The only reason to buy these is the beautiful small case.

      The i5-7500T in these benchmarks about the same as the popular Optiplex 9020 SFF, which is cheaper and has room for a GTX 1050ti or similar.

      https://www.ozbargain.com.au/product/dell-optiplex-9020

      • +1 vote

        The only reason to buy these is the beautiful small case.

        Plus lower power consumption vs. 9020SFF

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          Is there much difference in idle power, or just when under heavy load?
          The 9020 had very low average draw in normal use.

          If not adding a GPU, I expect the newer chip has better graphics power though.

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            @manic: yes. different series of CPU. the micro form factor (MFF) use the same CPU as ultrabooks, the USFF, SFF use higher power parts with a higher base clock.

            the Micro form factor is a great low power machine for always-on use cases, like security software. the power supply being a simple external brick is easily replaced too vs the USFF or SFFs

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      I can't ever see rehousing one of these SFF packages as a good move - you're better buying a motherboard that fits your target form factor and going from there.

      The TDP is limited on these CPUs to keep temps low and therefore cooling noise low.

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    Does the coupon cancel the free delivery Australia wide in the description?

    • +1 vote

      We do free shipping australia wide with the coupon.

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      Seems to. Not seeing any delivery fees on checkout.

    • +17 votes

      How is $299 just higher than $300?

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        • delivery
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          +Free Delivery

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    Do these things get noisy (fan noise) when watching movies/streaming etc?

    • +1 vote

      Mine is silent when playing video. The fan only kicks in during heavy CPU load (video encoding etc).

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      Silent.

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      Silent

  • +1 vote

    would this work as a NAS, with added HDD? (Plex with 4K)?

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      100% - that's how I have mine setup.

      I was considering shucking a 2.5" 5tb drive and putting it inside ( along side the M2 drive), but ended up just plugging in a USB 3.5 I had lying around.

      Plex transcoding does struggle on 4k files, even with the hardware acceleration from this version igpu.

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    Can these out put 4k @ 60hz?

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    I wish I had a use for this? Someone give me a reason to buy this please

    • +2 votes

      Just do it!

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      Convert it as Gaming box for emulator games

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    how much pick up price? just near your shop

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      299 like the deal said.

  • +1 vote

    OOS

  • -1 vote

    Can't add it to cart.

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      seems like OOS

  • +3 votes

    Let us know if these get restocked!

    • +1 vote

      Damn, was just about to hit buy and it dissapeared. Hopefully more coming.

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    Buggar .. OOS. Rang and confirmed they all sold. Hopefully they restock sometime soon and offer here again.

  • +4 votes

    Next time dont ask too much questions and regret it as soon as it OSS

    • +7 votes

      That's because you didn't stick to OZB principals:

      Buy first ask later.

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    This looks like a great Plex server.

    • +4 votes

      These units run great as a virtualization host at home at low idle power consumption. Put some extra RAM on it, great for running docker containers or VMs: Some examples:

      • file server / Plex, with a large external USB drive
      • domain controller
      • virtualised routers (eg pfSense / RouterOS), VPN server
      • security camera recorder (eg Blue Iris)
      • home assistant / MQTT
      • Minecraft / Valheim server
      • web server

      Performance/$ is excellent compared to a branded NAS but requires a lot more time/skills to configure.

      Great to see 7th gen from corporate swap hitting the market. Can't wait for next year when 8th gen arrives on the secondary market for the 6 cores.

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    These aren't bad at all and they aren't anywhere as ancient as the OzB's favs Optiplex 9020.

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    Damnit, needed on for WFH setup . missed out sadly. would be interested if theres a restock or similar deal

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    Dam missed out as well.

  • +2 votes

    also missed out - would like to know if there's a restock

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    dam wanted one of these

  • +1 vote

    Keen for a restock, please let us know! :)

  • -1 vote

    Surprised to see this go for so much still. I have a similar model i was suppose to put for sale thats been sitting in my drawer. I wish i just kept this and a gaming laptop but instead i went the gaming pc and work laptop

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    I want one!!! please!!!!!

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    aww missed out :(

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    actually, the performance is very similar to the optiplex 9020 as mentioned earlier, better off to just buy that

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    Awww I would have bought one - currently use one of these as my work PC, albeit with more RAM and a different graphics card.

    Good price I think for $299

    EDIT: Oh didn't notice this is the Micro version, I have the SSF version which I prefer, upgrade-wise.

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    Also interested in getting some if they become available

    • +1 vote

      its still available.. I can add one to card and apply code

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        Looks like it came back in stock - just purchased one - thanks!

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          Thanks got one.

          Going to run Big Sur on it.

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    I just bought one of these with a slower processor. Great form factor. These are very small. It's currently doing a great job as a file server. There are a few places (Australian based) that sell these kinds of machines from eBay.

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    Not out of stock, I just got one then

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      Me too, at 2:50pm NSW time

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        I checked the website around 12:30PM, Melbourne time, all gone.

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          Well it was out of stock, they offered me a compromise of something worse for an extra $100

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    These are excellent with the MFS18 stand

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      thanks for the tip!

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    Sweet OP! Managed to grab one!

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      Mine got pulled. Rep was saying it was a computer glitch making it available.

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    gone again :(

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    Ah darn. Wanted one too

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    Arghhhh, this would have been a good Mother's Day gift.

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      I got her this one. https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/572911
      yes its slow, but trust me, she will never use it fast enough for it to be slow in her context

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        If storage is not an issue generally the small TinyMiniMicro form factor will have advantages in terms of occupied space as well as idle power consumption.

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    Or with one of these Micro Vertical stands

    https://www.dell.com/en-au/shop/dell-optiplex-micro-vertical...

  • +1 vote

    Would be awesome if you have any 7050 towers in the future

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      Yeah something we can put a budget 4gb GPU in would be amazing for kids looking for an entry-level gaming pc.

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        Exactly - a 1650 super or 1050 ti until the GPU prices drop out of the clouds.

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    Shit missed it again watch watching currently the best TV show Invincible

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      hmm, I dismissed it as some kids show when it came up in my feed, but I'll revisit.

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        Watch one ep.
        Guaranteed you'll be hooked.

        GUARANTEED

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        Haha dude watch the trailer.

  • +1 vote

    Missed it.Darn~
    OP, any chance you can re-stock?

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      Keen to get one as well.

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    Missed out, hopefully they will restock soon

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    keen for fututre

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    Missed out