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DELL 8900 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 4GHz 24GB 2.3TB HDD+SSD

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Personal Computers

On average DELL medium processor core personal computers have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all desktop computers built by DELL.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many new PCs.

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Just Released Six Months Ago

This computer has only been on the market for six months. Newer desktop computers like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.

Fairly Fast Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

At 34.2 gigabytes per second, the DELL 8900 has a quite fast max memory bandwidth supported processor compared to most of the other personal computers that came out in the last year. Latest similar spec computers have max memory bandwidth supported processor of between 10GB/s and 77GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 34GB/s.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 4 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has a very fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 8900. Computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the 8900 have processor clock speeds of between 1.3GHz and 4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 8900 range from 32GB to 3.3TB. When compared to other newly released medium processor core personal computers, the DELL 8900's total storage capacity of 2,256 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been around for the last year. The smallest hard drive capacity of newly released computers is 250GB and the biggest is 3TB.

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Very Big Internal Memory

When compared to other medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last year, the internal memory of the DELL 8900 of 24 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the new medium processor core personal computers the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 7.9GB.

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Two PCI Express X16 Slots

The DELL 8900 has more PCI Express x16 slots than most of the comparable spec personal computers that were launched in the last year. This DELL PC is a two PCI Express x16 slot desktop computer compared to most of the PCs that are a similar age to the 8900 which only have one PCI Express x16 slot.

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Blu-Ray DVD Combo Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is Blu-Ray DVD Combo, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on desktop computers that are a similar age to it.

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Two Storage Drives Installed

The DELL 8900 has more storage drives installed than most of the medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last 12 months. This DELL desktop computer is a two storage drive installed desktop computer compared to most of the newly released medium processor core personal computers which only have one storage drive installed.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This desktop computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most frequently found internal memory type on medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for the last year.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 4.2 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has one of the fastest maximum turbo frequencies amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 4.2GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many similar spec computers that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

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

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 64 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months. Across all the desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the 8900 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 260GB.

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Supports Seventeen Compatible Memory Cards

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most recently released medium processor core personal computers. This PC supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the 8900. 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 computer.

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Three 3.5" Bays

The DELL 8900 is a three 3.5" bay computer. Most of the other new medium processor core personal computers have between one and three 3.5" bays.

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7.1 Audio Output Channel

The DELL 8900 has a better audio output than most medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it. This DELL personal computer has a 7.1 audio output channel, whereas most newly released medium processor core personal computers have a 5.1 audio output channel.

A 7.1 audio output channel is actually the best audio output across all medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the 8900.

A 5.1 audio output channel is the worst audio output amongst similar types of desktop computer.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the DELL 8900 is more than most similar spec computers that have been on the market for the last year. This computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the 8900.

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Four USB 2.0 Ports

The DELL 8900 is a four USB 2.0 port personal computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last year have between one and seven USB 2.0 ports.

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Has One Memory Slot

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of memory slots than most recently released medium processor core personal computers. This DELL PC has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the 8900.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This personal computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly supported discrete graphics memory type on latest desktop computers.

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2 Reasons Against

Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard

This PC supports an IEEE 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Heavy

The lightest comparable spec PC that has been available for around the same time as the 8900 is 38g heavy and the heaviest is 16kg. When compared to other medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last year, the weight of the DELL 8900 of 13.8 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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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 comparable spec computers that have been on the market for 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.

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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 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
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 Level
Password Protection
Audio Output Channel
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
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
Software Driver Included
Manual
Cable Included
Mouse Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

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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...

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User Reviews

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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!

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