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DELL 8900 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 24GB 2TB HDD+SSD

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores computers that have been around for the last year.

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12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The DELL 8900 supports a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version which is better than most new desktop computers. Most latest personal computers support an 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version.

This computer's on-board graphics adapter DirectX version (12) is actually the best supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across all recently released similar spec personal computers.

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

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Just Released Eight Months Ago

This medium processor cores computer was only released eight months ago, so it is likely to have more advanced features than some of the older personal computers.

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

The DELL 8900 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the 8900. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of newly released PCs range from 600MHz to 1,400MHz.

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DELL Has Good Computer Reviews

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

Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the DELL 8900's hard drive capacity is one of the biggest amongst PCs that are a comparable age to the 8900. Recently released similar spec desktop computers have hard drive capacitys of between 120GB and 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 890GB.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

The DELL 8900 has a very big total storage capacity (2,032 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8900. Recently released desktop computers have total storage capacitys of between 120GB and 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 740GB.

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Very Big Internal Memory

When compared to other medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the 8900, the DELL 8900's internal memory of 24 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The internal memorys of newly released computers range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 7.9GB.

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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 comparable spec personal 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 desktop computer. Most of the other comparable spec personal computers that were launched in the last year only have one number of storage drives installed.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many PCs that have been on the market 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 medium processor cores computers that were released in the last 12 months. This DELL desktop computer is a two PCI Express x16 slots personal computer compared to most of the medium processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to the 8900 which only have one PCI Express x16 slots.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the recently released medium processor cores computers the processor boost frequencys range from 2.2GHz to 4.2GHz. The DELL 8900 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (4 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many recently released comparable spec desktop computers.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

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

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of recently released medium processor cores computers is 4GB, the biggest is 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 44GB. With a maximum internal memory of 64 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as the 8900.

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Two Number of 5.25" Bayss

The DELL 8900 is a two number of 5.25" bays desktop computer.

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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 discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores computers that have been available for a similar time to the 8900 range from 1GB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.8GB. The DELL 8900 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory (4,096 megabytes) amongst similar spec desktop computers of this age.

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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 recently released medium processor cores computers.

This desktop computer's audio output (7.1) is actually the best audio output amongst all medium processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8900.

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

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Supports One Placement Supported

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

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Has One Memory Slots

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor cores computers that were released in the last 12 months. This DELL personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots found on medium processor cores computers that came out 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 personal computers that have been around for the last year.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many similar spec computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

With a solid-state drive capacity of only 32 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has one of the smaller solid-state drive capacitys amongst medium processor cores computers of this age. The smallest solid-state drive capacity of desktop computers that were released around the same time as the 8900 is 8GB, the biggest is 520GB, and the average solid-state drive capacity is 190GB.

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Only IEEE 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

This desktop computer supports an IEEE 802.11ac wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently supported wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores computers that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Very Heavy

The lightest latest medium processor cores computer is 350g heavy, the heaviest is 15kg, and the average weight is 6.3kg. When compared to other latest computers that we have checked 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

Average Processor Frequency

At 3.4 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that came out in the last year.

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HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this PC is HDD+SSD, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers 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 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 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
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Language
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® 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
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
Drivers Included
Manual
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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, 05397063524792, 05397063808038

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