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DELL Has Good Personal Computer Reviews
We calculated the average reviews for all DELL computers and also specifically for DELL medium processor core personal computers and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.
Only Released Five Months Ago
DELL only released the 8900 five months ago.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.
Six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The DELL 8900 is a six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port personal computer. Most of the other recently released medium processor core personal computers have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Fairly Fast Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to the 8900 have max memory bandwidth supported processor of between 10GB/s and 77GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 34GB/s. At 34.2 gigabytes per second, the DELL 8900 has a fairly fast max memory bandwidth supported processor compared to most of the other latest similar spec computers.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Latest comparable spec PCs have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 500MHz and 1,400MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the DELL 8900 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other newly released medium processor core personal computers.
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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed
The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 8900 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz. At 4 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has a very fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other recently released medium processor core personal computers.
Very Big Hard Drive Capacity
With a hard drive capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a very big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other recently released computers. The average hard drive capacity of new comparable spec computers is 910GB.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
The DELL 8900 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (2,000 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The average total storage capacity of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for the last year is 730GB, and the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 3.3TB.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
Across all the similar spec computers that came out in the last year the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other newly released similar spec desktop computers.
Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Across all the latest medium processor core personal computers the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 0.5GB to 4.1TB. The DELL 8900 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other latest comparable spec desktop computers.
Two PCI Express X16 Slots
The DELL 8900 is a two PCI Express x16 slot PC. Most of the other personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months only have one PCI Express x16 slot.
Two Storage Drives Installed
The DELL 8900 has more storage drives installed than most of the medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the 8900. Most of the latest medium processor core personal computers only have one storage drive installed, however this personal computer has two storage drives installed.
DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type
This personal computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most commonly found internal memory type on medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last year.
Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed
At 2,133 megahertz, the DELL 8900 has a fairly fast memory clock speed compared to most of the other desktop computers that were released in the last year. The memory clock speeds of recently released medium processor core personal computers range from 1,600MHz to 2,400MHz.
Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
Across all the computers that have been around for the last year the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 4.2GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 4.2 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has a very fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other newly released personal computers.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been available for the last year.
Two 5.25" Bays
The DELL 8900 has more 5.25" bays than most of the comparable spec computers that were launched around the same time as the 8900. This DELL personal computer is a two 5.25" bay desktop computer compared to most of the newly released medium processor core personal computers which only have one 5.25" bay.
Eight Processor Threads
The DELL 8900 has more processor threads than most of the latest medium processor core personal computers. Most of the latest medium processor core personal computers only have between four and seven processor threads, however this PC has eight processor threads.
Supports Eighteen Compatible Memory Cards
The DELL 8900 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This DELL desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by recently released personal computers. The compatible memory cards "CF", "CF Type II", "MMC", "MMC Mobile", "MMC+", "MS Duo", "MS PRO", "MS PRO Duo", "MS Pro-HG", "MicroDrive", "MiniSD", "RS-MMC", "SDHC", "SDXC", "Smart Media xD", "SmartMedia" and "xD" are also supported by this desktop computer.
Three 3.5" Bays
The DELL 8900 is a three 3.5" bay computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 8900 have between one and three 3.5" bays.
7.1 Audio Output Channel
The DELL 8900 has a better audio output than most computers that have been around for the last year. This DELL personal computer has a 7.1 audio output channel, whereas most new medium processor core personal computers have a 5.1 audio output channel.
A 7.1 audio output channel is in fact the best audio output across all medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last 12 months.
The worst audio output amongst similar types of PC is 5.1.
Supports One Case Placement
The DELL 8900 has a greater number of placements than most medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it. This PC supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8900.
Has One Memory Slot
The number of memory slots found on the DELL 8900 is more than most recently released comparable spec computers. This desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8900.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many new medium processor core personal computers.
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Only 384 CUDA Cores
The DELL 8900 is a 384 CUDA core desktop computer. Most of the other similar spec PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 8900 have between 48 and 1,663 CUDA cores.
Quite Small Solid-State Drive Capacity
Medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last year have solid-state drive capacities of between 32GB and 520GB. The DELL 8900 has one of the smallest solid-state drive capacities (only 32 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec computers of this age.
Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard
This personal computer supports an IEEE 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many personal computers that came out in the last year.
The lightest comparable spec PC that was released in the last year is 38g heavy and the heaviest is 16kg. At 13.8 kilograms, the DELL 8900 is very heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8900.
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HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this PC is HDD+SSD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on computers that were launched in the last year. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-6xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Voltage
1.35, 5, 1.3
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L, DDR4-SDRAM
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Memory Clock Speed
2 x 8
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
HDD, HDD+SSD, SSD
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
CF+, CF Type II, CF+, MMC+, MMC Mobile, MMC+, MMC+, MS Duo, SD, MS PRO, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, MS PRO, MS Pro-HG, MicroDrive, SD, MiniSD, RS-MMC, MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC, XD, SmartMedia, Smart Media xD, SmartMedia, XD
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Solid State Drive Installed
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive Type
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 530
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 745
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter VGA (D-Sub) Port
Graphics Adapter DVI-D Port
Graphics Adapter HDMI Port
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
11, 11.2, 11.2/12
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Maximum Resolution
4096 x 2304
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, DVI
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
4096 x 2304
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
4096 x 2304
Windows 10 Home, Windows 10
Operating System Architecture
IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X4 Slot
Mini Tower, Tower
Cable Lock Slot
Password Protection Level
Audio Output Channel
Waves MaxxAudio Pro, Waves MaxxAudio
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel Software Guard Extension (Intel SGX)
Processor ARK ID
Power Supply Input Voltage
100 - 240
Power Supply Input Frequency
50 - 60
Weight & Dimensions
Storage Temperature Range
-40 - 65
-15.2 - 10668
-15.2 - 3048
Relative Humidity Operating Range
20 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
10 - 35
Energy Star Certified
Software Driver Included
Skypeâ¢, Internet Explorer, Dropbox, Microsoft Office 30 Day Trial, McAfee LiveSafe 12 Month Subscription
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