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My computer 'wonder' is one of my computers in my lab.

This was my OBS Studio workstation, for making videos in my studio. I still have this computer but now I record most of my videos on 'verve' instead.

This is a Dell OptiPlex 7040 and there is documentation from Dell.

Service tag: CB2BHD2

I own four of these Dell OptiPlex 7040 computers. One is 'wonder', another is 'surprise', and the other two are spare parts and have not been named.


Supplier Manufacturer Component Warranty Price Qty1 Type Total Notes Ordered Arrived
eBay HD USB Webcam Camera Video Calling Web Cam with Mic for PC Desktop Laptop $15.17 1 USB Camera $15.17 2023-04-09 2023-04-20
eBay USB 2.0 13MP HD Webcam Camera Web Cam With Mic For Computer PC Laptop LED #T $14.64 1 USB Camera $14.64 2023-04-09 2023-04-19
eBay Logitech Logitech Brio ULTRA HD 4K Webcam $199.00 1 USB Camera $199.00 2023-06-10 2023-06-19
Amazon Logitech Logitech C922 Pro Stream Webcam $99.00 3 USB Camera $297.00 2023-06-08 2023-06-08
eBay Dell Dell OptiPlex 7040 micro i5 6500T 32GB RAM 256GB SSD mini PC Win10 Pro WiFi $339.00 1 Computer $339.00 32GB RAM; 256GB SSD; 2023-06-20 2023-06-26
Total: $


Feature OptiPlex 7040 Micro with Intel® Unite Technical Specification
Processor Intel® 6th generation Core™ i5 Quad Core (35W); Intel® vPro™; i5-6500T;
Chipset Intel® Q170 Chipset
Operating System Microsoft® Windows 7® Professional (64 bit) with Windows 10 (license)
Graphics Options Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 530
Memory 2 DIMM slots ; 4GB DDR4
Networking Micro: Integrated Intel® Intel i219-LM Ethernet LAN 10/100/1000; Wireless M.2 802.11ac +Bluetooth 4.1 card. Note: The integrated Intel i219-LM Ethernet or Intel Wifi card 8260 is required to support Intel® vPro™ Technology for Micro
I/O Ports Micro: 6 External USB3.0 (2 front/4 rear – 1 front with PowerShare); 1 RJ-45; 1 HDMI 1.4; 1 Display Port 1.2; 1 UAJ (front); 1 Line-out(front); 1 VGA
Hard Drive Options 2.5 inch; 500GB; 7200 RPM
Dimensions (H x W x D) Inches/(cm) 7.2 x 7.0 x 0.14 / 18.2 x 17.8 x 3.6
Min. Weight (lbs/kg) 3.12 / 1.41
Number of Bays 1 Dedicated 2.5” bay
Expansion Slots
  • 1 M.2 (22x30mm)
  • 1 M.2 (22x80mm)
Power Supply Unit (PSU) 65W external adapter, 87% minimum average efficiency
Recommended Accessories
  • Monitors: Dell 55” Monitor-E5515H
  • Micro Mounting Options: Vertical Stand, VESA Mount, Dual VESA Mount, All in One Mount, Console with DVD-RW, All in One Mount for E Series Displays
  • Projectors: Dell Interactive Projector – S510
  • Dell Premium Keyed Lock
Accessories Included Dell Wireless Keyboard and Mouse-KM636
Security Options Security Tools, Dell Data Protection| Encryption, Microsoft Windows Bitlocker, Local HDD data wipe via BIOS ("Secure Erase"), Encryption - SED HDD (Opal FIPS), Chassis lock slot support, Lockable Port Cover, Chassis Intrusion Switch, D-Pedigree (Secure Supply Chain Functionality), Setup/BIOS Password, Optional Smart Card keyboards, Intel® Trusted Execution Technology, Intel® Identity Protection Technology, Dell Secure Works, BIOS support optional Computrace7, Intel Software Guard eXtensions
Systems Management Options Dell Client Command Suite; Out of Band management support via vPro
Environmental, Ergonomic, & Regulatory Standards Environmental Standards (eco-labels): ENERGY STAR 6.0 qualified, EPEAT Registered9, CEL, WEEE, Japan Energy Law, South Korea E-standby, South Korea Eco-label, EU RoHS, China RoHS BFR/CFR/PVC Free configuration available in select regions. Please see your local representative or dell.com for specific details.
Warranty Limited Hardware Warranty; Standard 3-year On Site Service after Remote Diagnosis (3-3-3); Optional 3 year Dell ProSupport offers premium support from expert technicians and 24x7 availability
Configuration Services Factory Image load. BIOS Customization. Hardware Customization, Asset Tagging and Reporting.

Item description from the seller

Dell OptiPlex 7040 micro i5 6500T 8/16GB RAM 256-1TB SSD mini PC Win10 Pro WiFi

Condition: Good condition, may have some scratches.

3 Months return to base warranty.

Product Name: Dell OptiPlex 7040 micro i5 6500T 8/16GB RAM 256-1TB SSD mini PC Win10 Pro WiFi
Processor: Intel® Core i5-6500T
Operating System: Windows 10 Pro
Memory: 8GB/16/32GB DDR4
Storage: 0/256GB/512GB/1TB SSD
Optical Drive: N/A
USB Port: 6 USB Ports (Front 2 x USB 3.0, Rear 4 x USB 3.0)
Connectivity Ethernet; Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 Bluetooth 4.2
Display ports 1 x DP port 1 x DHMI port
Condition: Grade A Condition, showing minimal signs of use. Some scratches can be expected. This item is shipped in a generic box with AC Adapters or power cables to operate the system.
Warranty: 3 Months Return to Base Warranty

OBS Studio

When configuring video sources:

  • Select "Match output FPS"
  • Select "Configure Video" and set PowerLine Frequency (Anti Flicker) to 50 Hz


  • A-Booth
    • Logo
    • Booth Cam: USB CAMERA
      • Deactivate when not showing: checked
      • Resolution: 1280x720
  • B-Book
    • Logo
    • Book Cam: Logitech BRIO
      • Deactivate when not showing: checked
      • Resolution: 1920x1080


  • Output
    • Recording Path: C:\Users\jj5\Videos
    • Generate File Name without Space (checked)
    • Recording Quality: High Quality, Medium File Size
    • Recording Format: Matroska Video (.mkv)
    • Video Encoder: Hardware (QSV, H.264)
  • Video
    • Base (Canvas) Resolution: 1920x1080
    • Output (Scaled) Resolution: 1920x1080
    • Frames Per Second: 25 PAL
  • Hotkeys
    • Start Recording: Num +
    • Stop Recording: Num -
    • Pause Recording: Backspace
    • Unpause Recording: Backspace
    • Transition: /
    • A-Booth: Num 1
    • B-Book: Num 2