The Dell™OptiPlex™GX260 is a
highly scalable desktop, spanning
the needs of corporate and
Tomorrow's technologies today
The OptiPlexGX260 willallow organizations toget the fullbenefit of tomorrow's technologies todaywithout
payinga highprice. Large companies andinstitutions cantransitiontothe next generationIntel®Pentium®
processors andutilize technologies suchas Gigabit networkingandUSB2.0, inorder tosupport future com-
putingneeds, protect their investment andhelpreduce the totalcost of ownership.
institutional users in various
environments ranging from value to
performance. Where obsolescence
protection and optimal price
The GX260 introduces IntelGigabit networking tothe desktop. Gigabit provides improvednetworkingper-
formance over 10/100 withincreasednetworkthroughput. GX260 Gigabit networkingoptimizes the endusers
flexibilityandprovides obsolescence protection. Gigabit is backwards compatible with10/100 andcanbe
usedwithexistingCAT-5 networkcabling. Benefits include rapidrecoverymodelfor reduceddowntime,
faster backups enablingdata-to-server backups andimagingover the networkfor greater ITproductivity, all
performance are critical, the GX260
offers the latest stable technologies
in highly serviceable chassis.
As part of Gigabit networking, the GX260 willalsoincorporate a new standards basedalertingfeature, Alert
StandardFormat (ASF). ASFis a new standardfor OS absent alerting, replacingexistingproprietaryinterfaces
witha single commonalertinginterface. Regardless of OS state, power off, sleepmode etc, notificationof
error conditions canbe providedtothe ITadministrator.
The GX260 is designed for those
users who have come to rely on the
stability and manageability of
OptiPlex desktops in order to
The GX260 is available inthree chassis sizes andsupports Celeron®andIntelPentium4 processors.
Regardless of chassis or processor, the GX260 canbe easilydeployedwitha commonsoftware image ina
mixof legacy-full, reducedor legacy-free options withLegacySelect 2.0. GX260 canbe configuredwitha
broadrange of peripherals includingmultiple graphics cards, RMSDdevices andupto1GBmemory.
maintain low total cost of ownership.
GX260 offers IntelPentium4 processors with400MHzandnext generation533MHzfront side bus as wellas
DDRSDRAM, maximizingbandwidthandhelpingimprove overallsystemperformance. Inaddition, the GX260
now supports USB2.0 for externalperipheralperformance boost. New integratedIntelExtreme®Graphics
deliver excellent price/performance for basic computingwiththe optiontoconfigure withhigher-endperform-
ance graphics cards.
Simplified desktop manageability…
OptiPlexcontinues todrive management standardizationwithCIM-basedsolutions that enable management of
a broader range of devices across the enterprise. OpenManage Client Instrumentation(OMCI)v7.0 now also
includes a 1:1 client management console.
Alsonew is OpenManage Client Administrator (OMCA)v1.0., a leveragedco-development inpartnershipwith
Altiris. This is anoptionalintegratedsoftware management suite for remote image deployment, software
deliveryandsystemmigrations as wellas inventorymanagement.
Service and support
The OptiPlexGX260 comes with3 years Next Business DayOn-site service as standard.
Visit www.dell.comfor more information.