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DELL 8900 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 16GB 2TB HDD+SSD

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26 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on recently released medium processor cores computers.

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12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The DELL 8900 supports a better on-board graphics adapter DirectX version than most recently released desktop computers. This desktop computer supports a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, whereas most medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as it support an 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version.

A 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is in fact the best supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across all desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8900.

An 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is the worst supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across similar types of computer.

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Just Released Six Months Ago

This DELL computer was only released six months ago.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,150 megahertz, the DELL 8900 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8900. Across all the similar spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the 8900 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 600MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

Based on 184 owner and expert reviews, DELL has good reviews for its PCs. DELL also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores computers compared to other manufacturers.

Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of personal computers that were released around the same time as the 8900 range from 120GB to 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 890GB. When compared to other newly released medium processor cores computers that we have checked, the hard drive capacity of the DELL 8900 of 2,000 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has one of the biggest total storage capacitys amongst PCs of this age. Across all the new medium processor cores computers the total storage capacitys range from 120GB to 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 740GB.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst computers of this age. The internal memorys of medium processor cores computers that were launched in the last 12 months range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Similar spec computers that are a comparable age to the 8900 have discrete graphics adapter memorys of between 0.5GB and 4.1TB. At 4 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other new personal computers.

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

This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many computers that were released around the same time as it.

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Two Number of Storage Drives Installeds

The DELL 8900 is a two number of storage drives installed computer.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This PC has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most frequently found internal memory type on PCs that were launched in 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 latest medium processor cores computers. Most of the latest medium processor cores computers only have one PCI Express x16 slots, however this desktop computer has two PCI Express x16 slotss.

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Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speed

At 2,133 megahertz, the DELL 8900 has a fairly fast memory clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that came out in the last 12 months. The average memory clock speed of similar spec computers that are a comparable age to the 8900 is 1,900MHz.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of medium processor cores computers that have been around for the last year is 2.2GHz and the fastest is 4.2GHz. At 4 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other recently released similar spec personal computers.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor cores computers that were launched in the last year.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL 8900 has more USB 3.0 ports than most of the personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8900. This personal computer is a six USB 3.0 port computer compared to most of the medium processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8900 which only have between two and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores computers that came out in the last year is 4GB and the biggest is 260GB. At 64 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other newly released medium processor cores computers.

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Two Number of 5.25" Bayss

The DELL 8900 has more number of 5.25" bayss than most of the recently released medium processor cores computers. This desktop computer is a two number of 5.25" bays computer compared to most of the medium processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the 8900 which only have one number of 5.25" bays.

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Three Number of 3.5" Bayss

The DELL 8900 is a three number of 3.5" bays PC.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the 8900 is 1GB and the biggest is 4.1GB. At 4,096 megabytes, the DELL 8900 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the 8900.

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7.1 Audio Output Channels

The DELL 8900 has a better audio output than most latest computers. This desktop computer has a 7.1 audio output channels, whereas most latest medium processor cores computers have a 5.1 audio output channels.

This desktop computer's audio output (7.1) is actually the best audio output amongst all computers that came out in the last 12 months.

The worst audio output amongst comparable types of desktop computer is 5.1.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of placements than most recently released medium processor cores computers. This computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most frequently supported placement supported supported by latest medium processor cores computers.

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Has One Memory Slots

The number of memory slots found on the DELL 8900 is more than most medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to it. This desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots found on new personal computers.

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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 commonly found optical drive type on new personal computers.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This personal computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly supported discrete graphics memory type on medium processor cores computers that were launched in the last year.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

At only 32 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a quite small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been available for the last year. Across all the similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the 8900 the solid-state drive capacitys range from 8GB to 520GB.

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Only IEEE 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

This PC supports an IEEE 802.11ac wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently supported wi-Fi standards on computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other medium processor cores computers that have been available for the last year that we have checked the weight of, the DELL 8900's weight of 13.8 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The lightest medium processor cores computer that has been on the market for a comparable time to the 8900 is 350g heavy, the heaviest is 15kg, and the average weight is 6.3kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL 8900

Average Processor Frequency

The DELL 8900 has a relatively standard processor frequency (3.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other latest medium processor cores computers.

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HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this computer is HDD+SSD, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 Level
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
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 Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Graphics Adapter DVI-D Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter DVI-I 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 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Pre-Installed Software
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 3.0 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® 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 Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
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
Display Diagonal
Drivers Included
Manual
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
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)

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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

(7)
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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Manufacturer Part Numbers dell r5, dell r5v, dell r5vf, dell r5vfr
Barcodes 05397063524785, 05397063775194, 05397063877720

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