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DELL 8900 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 4GHz 24GB 2.3TB 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 frequently supported processor operating modes on recently released comparable spec PCs.

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Just Released Seven Months Ago

As one of the newer computers, this DELL desktop computer is likely to have better features.

Three Graphics Adapter DisplayPorts Quantitys

The DELL 8900 is a three graphics adapter DisplayPorts quantity personal computer.

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Fairly Fast Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

With a memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) of 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 have been around for a comparable time to the 8900. The memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s of new medium processor cores computers range from 21GB/s to 77GB/s.

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Quite 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 one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores computers of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the 8900 is 600MHz and the fastest is 1,400MHz.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

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

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 4 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has one of the fastest processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores computers of this age. 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.

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of PCs that came out in the last year is 890GB. The DELL 8900 has one of the biggest hard drive capacitys (2,000 gigabytes) amongst similar spec computers of this age.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of PCs that have been around for the last year range from 120GB to 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 740GB. When compared to other latest comparable spec PCs that we have assessed the total storage capacity of, the DELL 8900's total storage capacity of 2,256 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Very Big Internal Memory

When compared to other medium processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8900 that we have assessed the internal memory of, the DELL 8900's internal memory of 24 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The average internal memory of latest PCs is 7.9GB, and the internal memorys range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Blu-Ray DVD Combo Optical Drive Type

The DELL 8900 has a Blu-Ray DVD Combo optical drive type which is better than the DVD Super Multi optical drive type found on most latest comparable spec PCs.

This desktop computer's optical drive type (Blu-Ray DVD Combo) is in fact the best optical drive type amongst all recently released PCs.

A DVD+RW optical drive type is the worst optical drive type amongst similar types of desktop computer.

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Two PCI Express X16 Slotss

The DELL 8900 is a two PCI Express x16 slots personal computer. Most of the other desktop computers that came out around the same time as the 8900 only have one PCI Express x16 slots.

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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 came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of medium processor cores computers that came out in the last 12 months is 1,600MHz, the fastest is 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,900MHz. With a memory clock speed of 2,133 megahertz, the DELL 8900 has one of the faster memory clock speeds amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of medium processor cores computers that have been available for the last year range from 2.2GHz to 4.2GHz. At 4.2 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has a very fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other recently released medium processor cores computers.

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Two Number of Storage Drives Installeds

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

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many comparable spec desktop computers that came out in the last year.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most frequently found internal memory type on similar spec computers that came out 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 medium processor cores computers that came out in the last year. Most of the personal computers that are a similar age to the 8900 only have between two and five USB 3.0 ports, however this desktop computer has six USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 64 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst similar spec computers of this age. The average maximum internal memory of personal computers that have been on the market for the last year is 44GB.

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Two Number of 5.25" Bayss

Most of the other latest computers only have one number of 5.25" bays, however the DELL 8900 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 desktop computer.

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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 latest personal computers.

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

Amongst similar types of PC 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 medium processor cores computers that were launched in the last 12 months. This computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most frequently supported placement supported supported by computers that were launched 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 came out in the last year. This DELL desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots found on latest medium processor cores computers.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This desktop computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently supported discrete graphics memory type on new medium processor cores computers.

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2 Reasons Against

Only IEEE 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

This personal computer supports an IEEE 802.11ac wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for the last year.

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Very Heavy

Across all the similar spec PCs that have been around for the last year the weights range from 350g to 15kg, and the average weight is 6.3kg. With a weight of 13.8 kilograms, the DELL 8900 is one of the heaviest latest similar spec personal computers amongst PCs of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL 8900

HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD+SSD, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores computers that came out in the last year. 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-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
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
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
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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