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Dell XPS 8700 Desktop Video Review (HD)
Dell XPS 8700 Desktop Review
(Updated) DELL New XPS 8700 Review and Unboxing - HD
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9 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, computershopper.com and techreviewsource.com this personal computer has an overall expert rating of 78 out of 100. That puts this desktop computer in the bottom 100% of all the desktop computers of this spec and age.

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 506 owner reviews this computer has an average owner rating of 85 out of 100. This puts this desktop computer in the top 1% of all the desktop computers of this age and spec when ranked by average owner review score.

Good for Gaming

Several DELL XPS 8700 owners who bought it reckoned that it was good for gaming. Techreviewsource.com said in their review of the DELL XPS 8700 three years ago “Midrange video card for modern gaming” . Expert review site Pcworld.com_techhive.com rated the product 4 stars and mentioned in the same month “The Dell XPS 8700 Special Edition is a solid entry-level gaming PC” in their DELL XPS 8700 review.

Robust

Some DELL XPS 8700 owners said in their reviews that it was well made. Expert website Computershopper.com said in their DELL XPS 8700 review “Solid graphics, speedy processing”. Techreviewsource.com mentioned three years ago “Solid performance”. Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote “Dell picked all the right components to build a reasonably pr” in their review.

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Desktop Computers

On average DELL personal computers have good ratings as do all PCs built by DELL.

Large Storage Capacity

One person who purchased it considered that it had good storage. Techreviewsource.com mentioned “2TB drive with 32GB SSD cache for fast storage” and rated it 4 stars.

Nice Design

One DELL XPS 8700 owner who reviewed the DELL XPS 8700 wrote that it was a good design. Three years ago expert website Computershopper.com wrote “& Design It would be easy to classify the Dell XPS 8700 Special Edition as a gaming tower.” in their review of this PC.

Good Connectivity

One customer mentioned that the product was good in terms of USB connections. Techreviewsource.com said “Plenty of USB 3.0 ports” in their DELL XPS 8700 review.

Easy to Use

One DELL XPS 8700 reviewer considered that it was easy to assemble.

1 Reason Against

Not Cheap

We think this PC looks expensive compared to other computers of a comparable spec and age. We checked computers of a comparable spec and age and they range in price from £151 to £607.

1 Other reason to consider the DELL XPS 8700

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the XPS 8700 over two years ago.

Expert Reviews

(6)
5 November 2013

The Dell XPS 8700 Special Edition tries to provide you with lots of performance power, some added connectivity features, but it doesn't leave much room for future expansion or a second graphics... Read more…

WiFi Intel WiDi connectivity
Plenty of USB 3.0 ports
Bluray drive
Solid performance
Swift performance
Limited internal expansion
Pricier than similar desktops
No accommodation for second graphics card
Discrete sound card dropped from options list
Only one PCIe slot available
16 October 2013

While a bit spendy for what it delivers, the XPS 8700 Special Edition hits all of the right notes for a 2013 power tower: solid graphics, speedy processing, and mSATA storage acceleration with...

27 September 2013

The Dell XPS 8700 Special Edition desktop PC will do the trick whether you're looking to edit video, cleanup photos, or enjoy some games, making it a great all-around performer...

25 September 2013

The Dell XPS 8700 Special Edition desktop PC will do the trick whether you're looking to edit video, cleanup photos, or enjoy some games, making it a great all-around performer...

The Dell XPS 8700 Special Edition is a solid entry-level gaming PC...

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User Reviews

(485)
Reviewed 15 February 2015 by Thomas A.
(Verified Purchase)

It would have been nice if it had come with an 802.11AC wireless card instead of an 802.11N card and had more hard drive and DVD drive power connectors...

Reviewed 19 February 2015 by Harmina B.
(Verified Purchase)

An SSD upgrade is highly recommended in my opinion. That's when you will get the full potential of this beast!

Reviewed 10 April 2015 by Brandon S.
(Verified Purchase)

If you want to make this computer even better go ahead and put an 120GB SSD in it for boot up. It will make it even more seamless...

Reviewed 4 June 2015 by Aaron M.

Threw an SSD into it and my games run absolutely great with the graphics card that came with it. It's by no means the best on the market, but provides a good starting place if you plan on... Read more…

Good RAM size and graphics card for the price. Runs lightning fast. Easy setup. Good place to start building a PC without spending 3k
Being someone who livestreams and records videos I needed something that would allow to me to play without FPS Lagg and Stream. I was mind blown on how I was only using 20 of the CPU to do all this at
Refurbed computer, great price, Computer has Great speed. Received quick delivery. .. however Hard Drive was not 2TB as advertised it was 256GB. When I emailed asking how this would be rectified they
Great processing speeds. Super quiet and lots of USB ports
I have the High Performance Dell Build. Very happy with it. Unit is very fast, and a solid multimedia platform. Newegg makes sure the drivers are the latest and the price was excellent. Good unit for
Keyboard is great for typing. Not so much for gaming
Wired mouse began squeaking after a week
I was planning on purchasing aftermarket peripherals anyways so it didn't really impact my personal experience, but you may want keep that in mind
Product not as advertised
Wifi a bit on the sluggish side. other then that it's perfect
Reviewed 11 December 2014 by Gizzy
Gizzy would recommend the Dell XPS 8700 Special Edition Series

It has more then enough memory to run games has a fair video card. But the best part the memory can be be upgraded to 32 gb .PLus the computer can grow with you. If you want to upgrade anything...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i54590, dell 36ghz40, dell i54590s, dell 36ghz40g, dell x87002814, dell 36ghz40gh, dell x87001572, dell 36ghz40ghz, dell x87001572b, dell x87002814b, dell x87001572bl, dell x87002814bl, dell x87001572blk, dell x87002814blk
Barcodes 00884116164876

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