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

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22 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many similar spec personal computers that came out in the last year.

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Fairly Fast Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

Across all the latest computers the memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s range from 21GB/s to 77GB/s, and the average memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) is 34GB/s. At 34.2 gigabytes per second, the DELL 8900 has a quite fast memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the 8900.

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DELL Computers Have Good Reviews

DELL has good average ratings for its medium processor cores computers as well as across its entire desktop computer range compared to other brands.

Very Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the personal computers that were released in the last year the processor frequencys range from 1.6GHz to 4GHz. At 4 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has a very fast processor frequency compared to most of the other recently released desktop computers.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other recently released desktop computers. The average hard drive capacity of newly released medium processor cores computers is 890GB.

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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 medium processor cores computers of this age. Recently released PCs have total storage capacitys of between 120GB and 3TB.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the 8900 range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 7.9GB. The DELL 8900 has one of the bigger internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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Two Number of Storage Drives Installeds

Most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been around for the last year only have one number of storage drives installed, however the DELL 8900 has two number of storage drives installeds.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Two PCI Express X16 Slotss

Most of the other latest comparable spec desktop computers only have one PCI Express x16 slots, however the DELL 8900 has two PCI Express x16 slotss.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

When compared to other computers that have been around for a comparable time to the 8900 that we have assessed, the DELL 8900's processor boost frequency of 4.2 gigahertz is one of the fastest. Medium processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as the 8900 have processor boost frequencys of between 2.2GHz and 4.2GHz.

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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 comparable spec personal computers that were released around the same time as it.

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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 medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to it.

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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 personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the 8900 only have one number of 5.25" bays.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Similar spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the 8900 have maximum internal memorys of between 4GB and 260GB. At 64 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other newly released medium processor cores computers.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The DELL 8900 is a eight processor threads PC.

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Three Number of 3.5" Bayss

The DELL 8900 has more number of 3.5" bayss than most of the computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 8900. Most of the medium processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the 8900 only have between one and two number of 3.5" bayss, however this DELL desktop computer has three number of 3.5" bayss.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The DELL 8900 has one of the bigger processor caches (8 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age. The processor caches of new PCs range from 2MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.8MB.

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7.1 Audio Output Channels

The DELL 8900 has a better audio output than most medium processor cores computers that were released in the last 12 months. This desktop computer has a 7.1 audio output channels, whereas most latest similar spec PCs have a 5.1 audio output channels.

This personal computer's audio output (7.1) is in fact the best audio output amongst all similar spec computers that have been available for the last year.

Amongst comparable types of personal computer the worst audio output is 5.1.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of placements than most comparable spec PCs that were launched in the last year. This desktop computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most frequently supported placement supported supported by similar spec personal computers that were released in the last year.

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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 on the market for the last year. This desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots found on medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the 8900.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This desktop 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 around the same time as it.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the new medium processor cores computers the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 64GB. The DELL 8900 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (only 1.7 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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Very Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

With a solid-state drive capacity of only 32 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a quite small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that came out in the last year. Newly released medium processor cores computers have solid-state drive capacitys of between 8GB and 520GB, and the average solid-state drive capacity is 190GB.

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Very Heavy

The average weight of PCs that were released around the same time as the 8900 is 6.3kg, and the weights range from 350g to 15kg. The DELL 8900 is one of the heavier newly released medium processor cores computers (13.8 kilograms) amongst PCs of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL 8900

Released Nine Months Ago

This medium processor cores computer was released nine months ago.

HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD+SSD, which is typical of many new personal 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
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 Supported
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 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
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 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
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 Identity Protection Technology 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
Drivers Included
Manual
Bundled Software
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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