Close

Loading image...
DELL 8900
2 Images

DELL 8900 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 4GHz 16GB 2TB HDD+SSD

tomsguide.com Editor's Choice
4 Intel Core I7-6xxx 4GHz 16GB Aug 2016
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
get the best combination of Windows features you know and new improvements you ll love. Buy select configurations now or upgrade for free on any Dell PC. Own the fastest XPS mini tower ever. With... More
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

25 Reasons For

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its PCs

We calculated the average ratings for all DELL computers and also specifically for DELL medium processor core personal computers and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Just Released Four Months Ago

Being released just four months ago, this computer is likely to have more advanced features.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on desktop computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

Chart Edit

Quite Fast Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

The slowest max memory bandwidth supported processor of new medium processor core personal computers is 10GB/s and the fastest is 77GB/s. With a max memory bandwidth supported processor of 34.2 gigabytes per second, the DELL 8900 has a fairly fast max memory bandwidth supported processor compared to most of the other new medium processor core personal computers.

Chart Edit

Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other similar spec desktop computers that are a comparable age to the 8900 that we have assessed the processor clock speed of, the DELL 8900's processor clock speed of 4 gigahertz is one of the fastest. The slowest processor clock speed of latest medium processor core personal computers is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz.

Chart Edit

Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

Medium processor core personal computers that have been available for the last year have hard drive capacity of between 250GB and 3TB. At 2,000 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8900.

Chart Edit

Very Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 2,032 gigabytes, the DELL 8900's total storage capacity is one of the biggest amongst new similar spec PCs. The average total storage capacity of newly released computers is 730GB, and the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 3.3TB.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst computers of this age. The smallest internal memory of PCs that have been available for the last year is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

Chart Edit

Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 8900 is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 4.2GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz. When compared to other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the 8900 that we have checked, the DELL 8900's maximum turbo frequency of 4.2 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

Chart Edit

3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to it.

Chart Edit

DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most commonly found internal memory type on medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Two Storage Drives Installed

Most of the other recently released medium processor core personal computers only have one storage drive installed, however the DELL 8900 has two storage drives installed.

Chart Edit

Two PCI Express X16 Slots

The DELL 8900 is a two PCI Express x16 slot PC. Most of the other personal computers that have been around for the last year only have one PCI Express x16 slot.

Chart Edit

Six USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL 8900 is a six USB 3.0 port desktop computer.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 64 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the 8900. The maximum internal memory of newly released comparable spec computers range from 2GB to 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 42GB.

Chart Edit

Eight Processor Threads

The DELL 8900 is a eight processor thread computer.

Chart Edit

Three 3.5" Bays

The DELL 8900 is a three 3.5" bay desktop computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8900 have between one and three 3.5" bays.

Chart Edit

Supports Seventeen Compatible Memory Cards

The number of compatible memory card supported by the DELL 8900 is more than most desktop computers that came out around the same time as it. This DELL computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by similar spec computers that have been around for the last year. The compatible memory cards "CF", "CF Type II", "MMC", "MMC Mobile", "MMC+", "MS Duo", "MS PRO", "MS PRO Duo", "MicroDrive", "MiniSD", "RS-MMC", "SDHC", "SDXC", "Smart Media xD", "SmartMedia" and "xD" are also supported by this desktop computer.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The DELL 8900 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory (4,096 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last 12 months. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of newly released comparable spec computers is 1GB and the biggest is 4.1GB.

Chart Edit

7.1 Audio Output Channel

The DELL 8900 has a 7.1 audio output channel which is better than the 5.1 audio output channel found on most latest desktop computers.

This desktop computer's audio output (7.1) is in fact the best audio output amongst all medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the 8900.

Amongst similar types of desktop computer the worst audio output is 5.1.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Supports One Case Placement

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of placements than most recently released medium processor core personal computers. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the 8900.

Chart Edit

Four USB 2.0 Ports

Most comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to the 8900 have between one and seven USB 2.0 ports, including the DELL 8900 which has four USB 2.0 ports.

Chart Edit

Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the DELL 8900 is more than most medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as it. This desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on recently released computers.

Chart Edit

DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this PC is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.

Chart Edit

GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This personal computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently supported discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last 12 months.

Chart Edit

3 Reasons Against

Quite Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

The average solid-state drive capacity of similar spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the 8900 is 210GB. With a solid-state drive capacity of only 32 gigabytes, the DELL 8900's solid-state drive capacity is one of the smallest amongst new similar spec PCs.

Chart Edit

Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard

This PC supports an IEEE 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is the most commonly supported WiFi standard on medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it.

Chart Edit

Very Heavy

Across all the recently released comparable spec PCs the weights range from 38g to 16kg, and the average weight is 6.4kg. When compared to other desktop computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 8900 that we have assessed, the weight of the DELL 8900 of 13.8 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

Chart Edit

1 Other reason to consider the DELL 8900

HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD+SSD, which is typical of many recently released medium processor core personal computers. 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.

Chart Edit

Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Voltage
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Solid State Drive Installed
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter VGA (D-Sub) Port
Graphics Adapter DVI-D Port
Graphics Adapter DVI-I Port
Graphics Adapter DisplayPort
Graphics Adapter HDMI Port
NVIDIA G-SYNC
NVIDIA GameWorks VR
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
CUDA
CUDA Core
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Operating System/software
Operating System
Pre-Installed Software
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X4 Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Cable Lock Slot
5.25" Bay
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Performance
Password Protection
Audio Output Channel
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Virtual Reality (VR)
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
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
OS Guard
Intel Insider
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)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Scalability
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
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature Range
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Display Diagonal
Software Driver Included
Manual
Cable Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Typical Contrast Ratio
Full HD Display
Keyboard Supplied
Display Vertical Viewing Angle
Display Horizontal Viewing Angle
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
Display Type
Supported Number of Colours Display
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

1 Award

tomsguide.com Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(1)
5 May 2016

The Dell XPS 8900 SE ($1,119 as reviewed) isn't the flashiest among the current crop of VR-ready PCs, but it's certainly one of the most practical. This no-nonsense desktop sports the Core i5...

Tomsguide.com

User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 8 December 2015 by Carol
Carol would recommend the Dell XPS 8900

My Dell XPS 8900 arrived in just a few days and was packed securely. It was very easy to set up, and I found minimal bloatware to uninstall. It's a workhorse, as it handles my HD video editing for... Read more…

Reviewed 2 December 2015 by Sdkirian
Sdkirian would recommend the Dell XPS 8900 (Verified Purchase)

Computer arrived in 2 days and setup was a snap. This computer is fast and not loaded down with a bunch of unwanted software. I have bought many Dell computers, but this is my first one bought not... Read more…

Reviewed 11 January 2016 by JonB
JonB would recommend the Dell XPS 8900 (Verified Purchase)

Arrived early. Set up was easy and the computer continues to function without a problem. Not sure I like Windows 10, but the computer itself runs smoothly...

Reviewed 8 January 2016 by Rainbowdash
Rainbowdash would recommend the Dell XPS 8900 (Verified Purchase)

I use my computer as a server for my office. I have at least 7-10 computers connected to this one at any given time. The computer is super responsive and quick at running programs...

Reviewed 6 January 2016 by Lisa
Lisa would recommend the Dell XPS 8900 (Verified Purchase)

Computer was easy to set up and plays my games perfectly. It does everything i need it to do!

« Prev 1 of 2 Next »

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell r5, dell r5v, dell r5vf, dell r5vfr
Barcodes 05397063877720

Save Money with These Great PC Vouchers & Offers

£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off all Apple Macs over £350
Valid 20 Apr 16 - 21 Apr 17
£10 Off
Voucher
£10 Off when you spend £100
Valid 23 Sep 16 - 31 Dec 16
8% Off
Voucher
8% Off Computers and Networking
Valid 5 Aug 16 - 30 Dec 16
£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off Apple Mac orders over £350
Valid 25 Apr 16 - 25 Apr 17

See How Other PCs Compare to the DELL 8900

HP 550-254na vs DELL 8900

HP 550-254na vs DELL 8900
HP 550-254na
4 core Intel Core i5-6xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 2TB HDD
DELL 8900
4 core Intel Core i7-6xxx 4GHz 16GB 2TB HDD+SSD
£ 479.95
Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
94% Lighter
Two HDMI Port
Faster Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
One Less Storage Drive Installed
Two Less USB 2.0 Ports

DELL 3650 vs DELL 8900

DELL 3650 vs DELL 8900
DELL 3650
4 core Intel Core i7-6xxx 3.4GHz 16GB 2TB HDD
DELL 8900
4 core Intel Core i7-6xxx 4GHz 16GB 2TB HDD+SSD
£ 591.70
Newer Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Significantly Lighter
Hugely Shallower
Narrower
Smaller Maximum Internal Memory
Only One Storage Drive Installed

Alienware X51 R3 vs DELL 8900

Alienware X51 R3 vs DELL 8900
Alienware X51 R3
4 core Intel Core i7-6xxx 3.4GHz 16GB 2TB HDD
DELL 8900
4 core Intel Core i7-6xxx 4GHz 16GB 2TB HDD+SSD
£ 1,099.00
Vastly Newer Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Lighter
Vastly Narrower
Shallower
2GB Smaller Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Two Less USB 2.0 Ports
Feedback