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DELL 8900 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 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 typical of many similar spec personal computers that came out in the last 12 months.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the 8900 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 1.6TB. At 64 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to the 8900.

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Fairly Fast Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

Across all the desktop computers that were launched in the last 12 months the memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s range from 21GB/s to 77GB/s. With a memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) of 34.2 gigabytes per second, the DELL 8900 has a fairly fast memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the 8900.

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DELL Desktop Computers Have Good Reviews

Based on 184 user and expert reviews, DELL has good ratings for its computers. DELL also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores computers range compared to other brands.

Very Fast Processor Frequency

When compared to other latest PCs, the DELL 8900's processor frequency of 4 gigahertz is one of the fastest. The average processor frequency of computers that have been available for around the same time as the 8900 is 3.1GHz.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 2,000 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8900. Across all the PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 8900 the hard drive capacitys range from 120GB to 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 890GB.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that came out in the last year. The total storage capacitys of similar spec computers that were released around the same time as the 8900 range from 120GB to 3TB.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of new similar spec PCs is 7.9GB. At 24 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other newly released medium processor cores computers.

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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 have been on the market for the last year. Most of the medium processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the 8900 only have one PCI Express x16 slots, however this personal computer has two PCI Express x16 slotss.

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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 commonly found cabling technology on medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as it.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This desktop computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most frequently found internal memory type on recently released medium processor cores computers.

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Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of medium processor cores computers that have been around for the last year 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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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many comparable spec PCs that were released in the last year.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Comparable spec desktop computers that were released in the last year have processor boost frequencys of between 2.2GHz and 4.2GHz. The DELL 8900 has a very fast processor boost frequency (4.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the 8900.

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Two Number of 5.25" Bayss

The DELL 8900 is a two number of 5.25" bays computer. Most of the other computers that have been around for a comparable time to the 8900 only have one number of 5.25" bays.

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Eight Processor Threadss

Most of the other medium processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the 8900 only have between four and seven processor threadss, however the DELL 8900 has eight processor threadss.

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Three Number of 3.5" Bayss

The DELL 8900 has more number of 3.5" bayss than most of the comparable spec PCs that were released in the last 12 months. Most of the latest medium processor cores computers only have between one and two number of 3.5" bayss, however this personal computer has three number of 3.5" bayss.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 8 megabytes, the DELL 8900 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that came out in the last 12 months. The average processor cache of recently released personal computers is 6.8MB, and the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB.

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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 new comparable spec personal computers.

A 7.1 audio output channels is actually the best audio output across all medium processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the 8900.

Across similar types of desktop 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 medium processor cores computers that came out in the last 12 months. This computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most frequently supported placement supported supported by comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 8900.

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Has One Memory Slots

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of memory slots than most computers that have been around for a comparable time to it. This desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots found on new PCs.

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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 medium processor cores computers that have been around for the last year.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This personal computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently supported discrete graphics memory type on recently released desktop computers.

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2 Reasons Against

Quite Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

PCs that have been around for the last year have solid-state drive capacitys of between 8GB and 520GB, and the average solid-state drive capacity is 190GB. At only 32 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a very small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other recently released medium processor cores computers.

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Very Heavy

The average weight of medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the 8900 is 6.3kg. When compared to other recently released medium processor cores 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

It was ten months ago when this medium processor cores computer was released.

HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this desktop 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 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 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
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
Mini HDMI 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
Touchscreen
Display Diagonal
Drivers Included
Manual
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Panel Type
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

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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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