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Dell's new Precision workstations pack power from the latest from Intel, NVIDIA, and AMD

Dell Precision 3650 Lede
Dell Precision 3650 Lede (Image credit: Dell)

What you need to know

  • Dell launched the Precision 3450 Small Form Factor and Precision 3650 Tower workstations.
  • The workstations run on either Intel Core or Xeon W-1300 processors.
  • Both workstations are available with the latest professional GPUs from NVIDIA and AMD.

Dell expanded its lineup of workstations today by announcing the Precision 3450 Small Form Factor and the Precision 3650 Tower. The workstations run on the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors or Intel Xeon W1-300 processors. You can pair their CPUs with professional-level graphics from either NVIDIA or AMD.

As you'd expect from modern workstations, both new Precision devices should be able to handle demanding workloads, including 2D and 3D CAD work and working with large data.

You can purchase the Precision 3450 Small Form Factor and Precision 3650 Tower workstations starting today. The Precision 3450 Small Form Factor starts at $1,089, and the Precision 3650 Tower starts at $1,219.

Dell Precision 3450 SFF

CategorySpec
OSWindows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Pro for Workstations
Windows 10 Home
Ubuntu Linux
Processor10th Gen Intel
Core i3-10105
11th Gen Intel
Core i5-11500
Core i5-11600
Core i7-11700
Core i9-11900
Xeon W-1350
Xeon W-1370
Xeon W-1390
RAMUp to 128GB DDR4-3200MHz
ECC, non-ECC
Four DIMM slots
GraphicsAMD Radeon Pro WX2100
AMD Radeon Pro WX3200
NVIDIA P200
NVIDIA P620
NVIDIA P1000
Intel UHD graphics
StorageThree M.2 slots
One 3.5-inch SATA
Two 2.5-inch SATA
Up to 2TB 2.5-inch HDD
Up to 4TB 3.5-inch HDD
Up to 2TB M.2 PCIe 4 SSD
Up to 2TB M.2 PCIe 3 SSD
Self-encrypting drive (optional)
PortsFront:
USB-C 3.2 (Gen 2x2)
USB-A 3.2 (Gen 2)
Two USB-A 2.0
SD card reader (optional)
Optical disk drive (optional)
3.5mm audio
Rear:
USB-A 3.2 (Gen 2)
Three USB-A 3.2 (Gen 1)
Two USB-A 2.0
Two PS/2
Two DP 1.4
RJ45 Ethernet
Serial
3.5mm audio
Two SMA (optional)
ConnectivityWi-Fi 5
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth 5.1
Ethernet
SecurityTPM 2.0
Dell Data Guardian
Dell Endpoint Security Suite Enterprise
Dell HW Crypto Accelerator
Dell Secure Works
Dell Client Command Suite
Dimensions11.42 (H) x 3.65 (W) x 11.53 (D) inches
(290mm x 92.6mm x 292.8mm)
WeightFrom 9.88 pounds (4.48kg)
PSU260W 80 Plus Bronze
300W 80 Plus Platinum

Dell Precision 3650 Tower

CategorySpec
OSWindows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
Windows CMIT Government
Windows 10 Pro Workstation
Windows 10 IoT Enterprise
Red Hat Linux
Ubuntu Linux
ChipsetIntel W580
Processor10th Gen Intel
Core i3-10105
11th Gen Intel
Core i5-11500
Core i5-11600
Core i5-11600K
Core i7-11700
Core i7-11700K
Core i9-11900
Core i9-11900K
Xeon W-1350
Xeon W-1350P
Xeon W-1370
Xeon W-1370P
Xeon W-1390
Xeon W-1390P
RAMUp to 128GB DDR4-3200MHz
ECC, non-ECC
Four DIMM slots
GraphicsNVIDIA RTX 5000
NVIDIA RTX 4000
NVIDIA P2200
NVIDIA P1000
NVIDIA P620
NVIDIA P400
AMD Radeon Pro W5700
AMD Radeon Pro W5500
AMD Radeon Pro WX3200
StorageThree M.2 slots
Three 3.5-inch SATA
Four 2.5-inch SATA
Up to 1TB M.2 PCIe 3 SSD
Up to 2TB M.2 PCIe 4 SSD
Up to 2TB 2.5-inch HDD
Up to 8TB 3.5-inch HDD
PortsFront Standard:
Two USB-A 2.0
USB-A 3.2 (Gen 1)
USB-C 3.2 (Gen 2)
3.5mm audio
Front Advanced:
USB-A 3.2 (Gen 1)
Two USB-A 3.2 (Gen 2)
USB-C 3.2 (Gen 2x2)
SD card reader
3.5mm audio
Rear:Two DP 1.4
Two PS/2
Two USB-A 2.0
RJ45 Ethernet
USB-A 3.2 (Gen 2)
Two USB-A 3.2 (Gen 1)
3.5mm audio
ConnectivityWi-Fi 5
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth 5.2
SecurityTPM 2.0
Dell Data Guardian
Dell Endpoint Security Enterprise
Dell HW Crypto Accelerator
Dell Secure Works
Dell Command
Dimensions13.19 (H) x 6.95 (W) x 13.58 (D) inches
(335mm x 176.6mm x 345mm)
Weight18.74 pounds (8.5kg)
PSU300W 80 Plus Gold
460W 80 Plus Gold
550W 80 Plus Gold
1000W 80 Plus Gold

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The Precision 3650 workstation also has tools aimed at AR/VR and AI projects. It features Intel Deep Learning Boost technology that can run inferencing algorithms on large data sets. It also has Ready for VR options. The Precision 3650 has 20Gb/s USB 3.2 ports and optional Thunderbolt 4 ports to make it easier to work with external devices.

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