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DELL 8900

DELL 8900 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 4GHz 24GB 2TB HDD+SSD

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4 Intel Core I7-6xxx 4GHz 24GB Mar 2016
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DELL Personal Computers Have Good Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many new medium processor core personal computers.

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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 PC. Most of the other latest medium processor core personal computers have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Fast Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

With a max memory bandwidth supported processor of 34.2 gigabytes per second, the DELL 8900 has one of the faster max memory bandwidth supported processor amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The max memory bandwidth supported processor of latest medium processor core personal computers range from 10GB/s to 77GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 34GB/s.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last year is 500MHz and the fastest is 1,400MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,150 megahertz, the DELL 8900 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst computers of this age.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other latest medium processor core personal computers, the DELL 8900's processor clock speed of 4 gigahertz is one of the fastest. The processor clock speeds of comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the 8900 range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months is 910GB. With a hard drive capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to the 8900 the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 3.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB. The DELL 8900 has a very big total storage capacity (2,000 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 8900.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the 8900 is 7.9GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. When compared to other newly released personal computers that we have assessed the internal memory of, the DELL 8900's internal memory of 24 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the 8900 is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 4.2GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz. When compared to other newly released medium processor core personal computers that we have checked, the maximum turbo frequency of the DELL 8900 of 4.2 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

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Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speed

The average memory clock speed of recently released similar spec desktop computers is 2,000MHz. With a memory clock speed of 2,133 megahertz, the DELL 8900 has one of the faster memory clock speeds amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This PC has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many latest medium processor core personal computers.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on latest medium processor core personal computers.

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Two PCI Express X16 Slots

Most of the other desktop computers that are a comparable age to the 8900 only have one PCI Express x16 slot, however the DELL 8900 has two PCI Express x16 slots.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL 8900 is a six USB 3.0 port desktop computer. Most of the other latest PCs have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports.

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Two 5.25" Bays

The DELL 8900 has more 5.25" bays than most of the new medium processor core personal computers. Most of the similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to the 8900 only have one 5.25" bay, however this desktop computer has two 5.25" bays.

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Supports Eighteen Compatible Memory Cards

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last year. This personal computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by similar spec computers that were released 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", "MS Pro-HG", "MicroDrive", "MiniSD", "RS-MMC", "SDHC", "SDXC", "Smart Media xD", "SmartMedia" and "xD" are also supported by this desktop computer.

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Three 3.5" Bays

Most medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last year have between one and three 3.5" bays, including the DELL 8900 which has three 3.5" bays.

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7.1 Audio Output Channel

The DELL 8900 has a 7.1 audio output channel which is better than most medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as it. Most new PCs have a 5.1 audio output channel.

A 7.1 audio output channel is actually the best audio output amongst all recently released comparable spec PCs.

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

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Supports One Case Placement

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of placements than most computers that have been around for around the same time as it. This computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last year.

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Has One Memory Slot

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

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this PC is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last year.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This desktop computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly supported discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

When compared to other medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last year that we have checked, the DELL 8900's solid-state drive capacity of only 32 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The smallest solid-state drive capacity of latest medium processor core personal computers is 32GB and the biggest is 520GB.

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Very Heavy

Medium processor core personal computers that have been available for the last year have weights of between 38g and 16kg, and the average weight is 6.4kg. When compared to other recently released similar spec desktop computers that we have assessed the weight of, the DELL 8900's weight of 13.8 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL 8900

Released Nine Months Ago

This medium processor core desktop computer has been on the market for nine months.

HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD+SSD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. 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 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 Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter DVI-D Port
Graphics Adapter DVI-I Port
NVIDIA G-SYNC
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
Mini HDMI 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
Power Supply
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
Panel Type
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

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Expert Reviews

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5 May 2016

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i76700, dell i76700k
Barcodes 00000089008038, 00884116204633, 05397063808038

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