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

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on latest medium processor cores computers.

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Three Graphics Adapter DisplayPorts Quantitys

The DELL 8900 is a three graphics adapter DisplayPorts quantity PC. Most of the other desktop computers that were released in the last year have between one and three graphics adapter DisplayPorts quantitys.

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Fairly Fast Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

The slowest memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) of recently released medium processor cores computers is 21GB/s and the fastest is 77GB/s. At 34.2 gigabytes per second, the DELL 8900 has a fairly fast memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) compared to most of the other latest medium processor cores computers.

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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 quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other latest PCs. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8900 is 600MHz and the fastest is 1,400MHz.

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Good Brand

On average DELL medium processor cores computers have good ratings as do all desktop computers built by DELL.

Very Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the new medium processor cores computers the processor frequencys range from 1.6GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor frequency is 3.1GHz. At 4 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has a very fast processor frequency compared to most of the other PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8900.

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst medium processor cores computers of this age. Latest comparable spec desktop computers have hard drive capacitys of between 120GB and 3TB.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other comparable spec personal computers that came out in the last 12 months, the DELL 8900's total storage capacity of 2,032 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The average total storage capacity of computers that have been available for around the same time as the 8900 is 740GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 120GB to 3TB.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 8900 is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 7.9GB. When compared to other medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the 8900 that we have checked, the DELL 8900's internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other latest medium processor cores computers. The discrete graphics adapter memorys of recently released personal computers range from 0.5GB to 4.1TB.

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Two PCI Express X16 Slotss

The DELL 8900 is a two PCI Express x16 slots desktop computer. Most of the other similar spec PCs that came out in the last 12 months only have one PCI Express x16 slots.

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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 comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Two Number of Storage Drives Installeds

The DELL 8900 has more number of storage drives installeds than most of the medium processor cores computers that have been around for the last year. Most of the similar spec PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 8900 only have one number of storage drives installed, however this computer has two number of storage drives installeds.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This personal computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most commonly found internal memory type on medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for the last year.

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Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed

Across all the similar spec desktop computers that were launched in the last year the memory clock speeds range from 1,600MHz to 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,900MHz. At 2,133 megahertz, the DELL 8900 has a fairly fast memory clock speed compared to most of the other new medium processor cores computers.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 4.2 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has one of the fastest processor boost frequencys amongst medium processor cores computers of this age. Latest medium processor cores computers have processor boost frequencys of between 2.2GHz and 4.2GHz.

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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 are a comparable age to it.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL 8900 is a six USB 3.0 port personal computer. Most of the other recently released comparable spec computers only have between two and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Two Number of 5.25" Bayss

The DELL 8900 has more number of 5.25" bayss than most of the new medium processor cores computers. Most of the latest medium processor cores computers only have one number of 5.25" bays, however this desktop computer has two number of 5.25" bayss.

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Three Number of 3.5" Bayss

The DELL 8900 is a three number of 3.5" bays personal computer. Most of the other PCs that were released around the same time as the 8900 only have between one and two number of 3.5" bayss.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes, the DELL 8900 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory amongst similar spec desktop computers of this age. Recently released medium processor cores computers have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 1GB and 4.1GB.

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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 have been on the market for a similar time to it.

A 7.1 audio output channels is in fact the best audio output amongst all recently released medium processor cores computers.

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

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Supports One Placement Supported

The number of placements supported by the DELL 8900 is more than most desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as it. This personal computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most frequently supported placement supported supported by computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8900.

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Has One Memory Slots

The number of memory slots found on the DELL 8900 is more than most recently released medium processor cores computers. This desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots found on recently released medium processor cores computers.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on recently released similar spec personal computers.

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2 Reasons Against

Quite Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

The average solid-state drive capacity of latest medium processor cores computers is 190GB. With a solid-state drive capacity of only 32 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a fairly small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other computers that are a similar age to the 8900.

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Very Heavy

Across all the PCs that were launched in the last year the weights range from 350g to 15kg, and the average weight is 6.3kg. When compared to other latest computers, 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

Released Ten Months Ago

This computer was released ten months ago.

HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD+SSD, which is the most frequently found storage media on comparable spec desktop computers that were released in the last 12 months. 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 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
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
Audio Output Channels
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Virtual Reality (VR) Ready
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
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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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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