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DELL 8900 4 Core Intel Core I5-6xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

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21 Reasons For

Just Released Five Months Ago

DELL only released the 8900 five months ago.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on similar spec desktop computers that were released in the last year.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for the last year the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 64GB. When compared to other medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the 8900, the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of the DELL 8900 of 64 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The DELL 8900 is a six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity desktop computer.

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Three Graphics Adapter DisplayPorts Quantitys

Most medium processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8900 have between one and three graphics adapter DisplayPorts quantitys, including the DELL 8900 which has three graphics adapter DisplayPorts quantitys.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the similar spec PCs that came out in the last year the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 1.6TB. The DELL 8900 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (64 gigabytes) amongst PCs of this age.

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Good Brand

DELL medium processor cores computers have good ratings on average and across all computers DELL is one of the superior brands.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

New medium processor cores computers have hard drive capacitys of between 120GB and 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 890GB. The DELL 8900 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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Two PCI Express X16 Slotss

The DELL 8900 has more PCI Express x16 slotss than most of the new medium processor cores computers. Most of the desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the 8900 only have one PCI Express x16 slots, however this DELL personal computer has two PCI Express x16 slotss.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed

The DELL 8900 has a very fast memory clock speed (2,133 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the 8900. The slowest memory clock speed of newly released similar spec personal computers is 1,600MHz, the fastest is 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,900MHz.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This desktop computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that came out in the last year.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many new medium processor cores computers.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 8900 is 4GB, the biggest is 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 44GB. The DELL 8900 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (64 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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Two Number of 5.25" Bayss

The DELL 8900 has more number of 5.25" bayss than most of the medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the 8900. This DELL computer is a two number of 5.25" bays PC compared to most of the medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the 8900 which only have one number of 5.25" bays.

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Three Number of 3.5" Bayss

The DELL 8900 has more number of 3.5" bayss than most of the medium processor cores computers that were launched in the last year. This desktop computer is a three number of 3.5" bays computer compared to most of the latest similar spec PCs which only have between one and two number of 3.5" bayss.

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7.1 Audio Output Channels

The DELL 8900 has a 7.1 audio output channels which is better than the 5.1 audio output channels found on most personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months.

This PC's audio output (7.1) is actually the best audio output amongst all medium processor cores computers that were released in the last year.

A 5.1 audio output channels is the worst audio output across similar types of PC.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of placements than most new medium processor cores computers. This desktop computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most commonly supported placement supported supported by medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8900.

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Has One Memory Slots

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of memory slots than most personal computers that have been available for a similar time to it. This personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots found on PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8900.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This PC supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that came out in the last year.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

When compared to other similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for the last year, the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of the DELL 8900 of only 950 megahertz is one of the slowest. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the 8900 is 600MHz and the fastest is 1,400MHz.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The DELL 8900 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other new personal computers. Similar spec personal computers that were released around the same time as the 8900 have discrete graphics adapter memorys of between 0.5GB and 4.1TB.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of new comparable spec computers range from 1.6GHz to 4GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to the 8900.

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Only One DisplayPorts Quantity

Most comparable spec PCs that came out around the same time as the 8900 have between one and three displayPorts quantitys, including the DELL 8900 which has one displayPorts quantity.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The DELL 8900 has a quite small processor cache (only 6 megabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers that are a similar age to the 8900. Medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the 8900 have processor caches of between 2MB and 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.8MB.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The DELL 8900 is a four processor threads desktop computer. Most of the other similar spec computers that have been around for the last year have between four and seven processor threadss.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 3.3 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other new similar spec computers. The slowest processor boost frequency of comparable spec computers that are a similar age to the 8900 is 2.2GHz and the fastest is 4.2GHz.

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Very Heavy

The DELL 8900 is quite heavy (13.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other PCs that were released around the same time as the 8900. The average weight of similar spec computers that have been available for around the same time as the 8900 is 6.3kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL 8900

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL 8900 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for the last year.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other recently released medium processor cores computers.

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HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age 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 Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Voltage Supported by Processor
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Graphics Adapter VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter DVI-D Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter DVI-I Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter DisplayPorts Quantity
Graphics Adapter HDMI Ports Quantity
NVIDIA G-SYNC
NVIDIA GameWorks VR
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
CUDA
CUDA Cores
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Language
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 Slots
PCI Express X4 Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Cable Lock Slot
Number of 5.25" Bays
Number of 3.5" Bays
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Audio Output Channels
Audio System
Compatible Processor Series
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Audio Chip
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Intel Software Guard Extensions (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 (T-T)
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Touchscreen
Display Diagonal
Drivers Included
Manual
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Panel Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Full HD
Keyboard Supplied
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
Display Type
AC Adapter Included
Display Number of Colours

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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 890040812g
Barcodes 00884116204213, 00884116247791, 00884116247807, 05397063936571

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