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DELL 8900 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 16GB 1TB HDD

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Just Released Five Months Ago

This personal computer is one of the newest computers to be released.

12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The DELL 8900 supports a better on-board graphics adapter DirectX version than most medium processor cores computers that came out in the last 12 months. This personal computer supports a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, whereas most computers that have been available for around the same time as it support an 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version.

A 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is actually the best supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across all recently released comparable spec desktop computers.

Across comparable types of desktop computer the worst supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is 11.2/12.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that were launched in the last year.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

New comparable spec PCs have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 600MHz and 1,400MHz. The DELL 8900 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 8900.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Desktop Computers

Medium processor cores computers manufactured by DELL have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all personal computers (not just medium processor cores computers) and found that DELL also has good ratings across its entire range.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of new medium processor cores computers range from 1.6GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor frequency is 3.1GHz. With a processor frequency of 3.4 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other newly released medium processor cores computers.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been available for a similar time to the 8900. The average internal memory of PCs that are a similar age to the 8900 is 7.9GB, and the internal memorys range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Medium processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8900 have discrete graphics adapter memorys of between 0.5GB and 4.1TB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other latest medium processor cores computers.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

Medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the 8900 have hard drive capacitys of between 120GB and 3TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL 8900 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the 8900.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This personal computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 8900 is 1,600MHz and the fastest is 2,400MHz. The DELL 8900 has a quite fast memory clock speed (2,133 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 8900.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 4 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that came out in the last 12 months. Comparable spec PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 8900 have processor boost frequencys of between 2.2GHz and 4.2GHz.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on personal computers that came out in the last year.

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

This computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most frequently found cabling technology on medium processor cores computers that have been available for the last year.

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Two PCI Express X16 Slotss

The DELL 8900 has more PCI Express x16 slotss than most of the recently released medium processor cores computers. Most of the comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the 8900 only have one PCI Express x16 slots, however this PC has two PCI Express x16 slotss.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Desktop computers that came out in the last year have maximum internal memorys of between 4GB and 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 44GB. With a maximum internal memory of 64 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst computers of this age.

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Two Number of 5.25" Bayss

The DELL 8900 is a two number of 5.25" bays personal computer. Most of the other medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the 8900 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 have been available for around the same time as the 8900. This computer is a three number of 3.5" bays desktop computer compared to most of the medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 8900 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 most new medium processor cores computers. Most PCs that are a similar age to it have a 5.1 audio output channels.

A 7.1 audio output channels is in fact the best audio output amongst all medium processor cores computers that came out in the last year.

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

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Supports One Placement Supported

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of placements than most desktop computers that were released in the last 12 months. This computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most commonly supported placement supported supported by recently released personal computers.

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Has One Memory Slots

The number of memory slots found on the DELL 8900 is more than most similar spec personal computers that have been available for the last year. This desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots found on similar spec PCs that were launched around the same time as the 8900.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on latest medium processor cores computers.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as it.

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1 Reason Against

Very Heavy

With a weight of 13.8 kilograms, the DELL 8900's weight is one of the heaviest amongst computers that were launched in the last 12 months. Desktop computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 8900 have weights of between 350g and 15kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL 8900

Average Total Storage Capacity

The DELL 8900 has a pretty standard total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other new PCs.

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HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many new 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.

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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 Supported
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Second 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 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
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Pre-Installed Software
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
DC-In Jack
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
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
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® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel TSX-NI Version
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
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
Display Number of Colours
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory

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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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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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