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DELL XPS 8700 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.4GHz 16GB 2TB HDD+SSD

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.4GHz 16GB Jun 2016
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Dell XPS 8700 Desktop Video Review (HD)
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23 Reasons For

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 PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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

The XPS 8700 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,200 megahertz) amongst comparable spec computers of this age. Medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the XPS 8700 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 600MHz and 1,400MHz.

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Two Graphics Adapter DVI Ports Quantitys

The XPS 8700 has more graphics adapter DVI ports quantitys than most of the personal computers that have been around for the last year. This desktop computer is a two graphics adapter DVI ports quantity personal computer compared to most of the similar spec computers that came out around the same time as the XPS 8700 which only have one graphics adapter DVI ports quantity.

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Six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The DELL XPS 8700 is a six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity desktop computer.

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Just Released Eight Months Ago

This personal computer is one of the most recent personal computers to be released.

DELL PCs Have Good Reviews

DELL is one of the better rated personal computer manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and DELL also has good ratings for its medium processor cores computers.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Medium processor cores computers that were launched in the last 12 months have hard drive capacitys of between 120GB and 3TB. At 2,000 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 8700 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other personal computers that are a comparable age to the XPS 8700.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

At 3.4 gigahertz, the XPS 8700 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that were released in the last year. Across all the recently released PCs the processor frequencys range from 1.6GHz to 4GHz.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 8700 that we have assessed, the XPS 8700's total storage capacity of 2,032 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The average total storage capacity of new comparable spec PCs is 740GB.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for the last year the internal memorys range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 7.9GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the XPS 8700 has one of the biggest internal memorys amongst computers of this age.

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Two Mini PCI Express Slotss

The DELL XPS 8700 is a two mini PCI Express slots PC.

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Five Headphone Outputss

The XPS 8700 has more headphone outputss than most of the desktop computers that were launched in the last year. This personal computer is a five headphone outputs desktop computer compared to most of the recently released comparable spec PCs which only have between one and four headphone outputss.

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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 came out around the same time as it.

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Two Number of Storage Drives Installeds

The XPS 8700 is a two number of storage drives installed PC.

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Blu-Ray DVD Combo Optical Drive Type

The XPS 8700 has a Blu-Ray DVD Combo optical drive type which is better than the DVD Super Multi optical drive type found on most medium processor cores computers that have been around for the last year.

A Blu-Ray DVD Combo optical drive type is actually the best optical drive type across all medium processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 8700.

Across similar types of PC the worst optical drive type is DVD+RW.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to it.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The XPS 8700 has more processor threadss than most of the medium processor cores computers that have been available for the last year. Most of the medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 8700 only have between four and seven processor threadss, however this DELL computer has eight processor threadss.

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Three Number of 3.5" Bayss

The XPS 8700 has more number of 3.5" bayss than most of the computers that are a comparable age to the XPS 8700. Most of the similar spec PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 8700 only have between one and two number of 3.5" bayss, however this computer has three number of 3.5" bayss.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Desktop computers that have been available for the last year have processor caches of between 2MB and 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.8MB. At 8 megabytes, the XPS 8700 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 8700.

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7.1 Audio Output Channels

The XPS 8700 has a 7.1 audio output channels which is better than most medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as it. Most new medium processor cores computers have a 5.1 audio output channels.

A 7.1 audio output channels is actually the best audio output amongst all medium processor cores computers that were released in the last 12 months.

A 5.1 audio output channels is the worst audio output across similar types of computer.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The DELL XPS 8700 has a greater number of placements than most medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This personal computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most commonly supported placement supported supported by recently released medium processor cores computers.

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Has One Memory Slots

The XPS 8700 has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor cores computers that have been available for a similar time to it. This personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots found on new medium processor cores computers.

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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 comparable spec PCs that came out in the last year.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Slow Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

The XPS 8700 has one of the slower memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s (only 25.6 gigabytes per second) amongst similar spec personal computers of this age. The slowest memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) of comparable spec PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 8700 is 21GB/s and the fastest is 77GB/s.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor cores computers that came out in the last year is 8GB, the biggest is 1.6TB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 110GB. At only 32 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 8700 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the XPS 8700.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This personal computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on comparable spec computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only 4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

The DELL XPS 8700 supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version which is better than most computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. Most comparable spec PCs that have been around for a similar time to it support a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version. Across all medium processor cores computers that were launched in the last year the on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version ranges from 4 to 4.4.

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Only Supports Seventeen Compatible Memory Cardss

The number of compatible memory card supported by the XPS 8700 is more than most comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This personal computer supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards supported by medium processor cores computers that were launched in the last 12 months. The compatible memory cardss "CF", "Memory Stick (MS)", "MMC+", "SmartMedia", "CF Type II", "MicroDrive", "MS Duo", "MS PRO", "RS-MMC", "xD", "MS PRO Duo", "MiniSD", "SDHC", "MMC", "MS Pro-HG" and "MMC Mobile" are also supported by this PC.

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Quite Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

The smallest solid-state drive capacity of medium processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 8700 is 8GB and the biggest is 520GB. With a solid-state drive capacity of only 32 gigabytes, the XPS 8700 has a very small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 8700.

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Only One DisplayPorts Quantity

The DELL XPS 8700 is a one displayPorts quantity computer. Most of the other personal computers that came out around the same time as the XPS 8700 have between one and three displayPorts quantitys.

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Only DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The DELL XPS 8700 has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than the DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type found on most latest computers.

This computer's internal memory type (DDR3-SDRAM) is actually the worst internal memory type amongst all medium processor cores computers that came out in the last 12 months.

A DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type is the best internal memory type amongst similar types of computer.

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,600 megahertz, the DELL XPS 8700 has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that are a comparable age to the XPS 8700. Recently released medium processor cores computers have memory clock speeds of between 1,600MHz and 2,400MHz.

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Only One PCI Express X16 Slots

The DELL XPS 8700 is a one PCI Express x16 slots computer. Most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been available for the last year have one PCI Express x16 slots.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for the last year that we have assessed the weight of, the XPS 8700's weight of 13.8 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The average weight of latest computers is 6.3kg, and the weights range from 350g to 15kg.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL XPS 8700

HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this computer is HDD+SSD, which is the most commonly found storage media on comparable spec computers that came out 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
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
Number of QPI Links
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
Non-ECC
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
RAID Levels
RAID Support
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 Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter DisplayPorts Quantity
Graphics Adapter HDMI Ports Quantity
NVIDIA G-SYNC
NVIDIA GameWorks VR
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
CUDA
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 Resolution
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
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
Mini PCI Express Slots
PCI Express X16 Slots
PCI Express X4 Slots
PCI Express X1 Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Rapid Start 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
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 Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
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
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Drivers Included
Manual
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Windows Keys

Expert Reviews

(6)
5 November 2013

The Dell XPS 8700 Special Edition tries to provide you with lots of performance power, some added connectivity features, but it doesn't leave much room for future expansion or a second graphics... Read more…

WiFi Intel WiDi connectivity
Plenty of USB 3.0 ports
Bluray drive
Solid performance
Swift performance
Limited internal expansion
Pricier than similar desktops
No accommodation for second graphics card
Discrete sound card dropped from options list
Only one PCIe slot available
16 October 2013

While a bit spendy for what it delivers, the XPS 8700 Special Edition hits all of the right notes for a 2013 power tower: solid graphics, speedy processing, and mSATA storage acceleration with...

27 September 2013

The Dell XPS 8700 Special Edition desktop PC will do the trick whether you're looking to edit video, cleanup photos, or enjoy some games, making it a great all-around performer...

25 September 2013

The Dell XPS 8700 Special Edition desktop PC will do the trick whether you're looking to edit video, cleanup photos, or enjoy some games, making it a great all-around performer...

The Dell XPS 8700 Special Edition is a solid entry-level gaming PC...

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User Reviews

(485)
Reviewed 15 February 2015 by Thomas A.
(Verified Purchase)

It would have been nice if it had come with an 802.11AC wireless card instead of an 802.11N card and had more hard drive and DVD drive power connectors...

Reviewed 19 February 2015 by Harmina B.
(Verified Purchase)

An SSD upgrade is highly recommended in my opinion. That's when you will get the full potential of this beast!

Reviewed 10 April 2015 by Brandon S.
(Verified Purchase)

If you want to make this computer even better go ahead and put an 120GB SSD in it for boot up. It will make it even more seamless...

Reviewed 4 June 2015 by Aaron M.

Threw an SSD into it and my games run absolutely great with the graphics card that came with it. It's by no means the best on the market, but provides a good starting place if you plan on... Read more…

Good RAM size and graphics card for the price. Runs lightning fast. Easy setup. Good place to start building a PC without spending 3k
Being someone who livestreams and records videos I needed something that would allow to me to play without FPS Lagg and Stream. I was mind blown on how I was only using 20 of the CPU to do all this at
Refurbed computer, great price, Computer has Great speed. Received quick delivery. .. however Hard Drive was not 2TB as advertised it was 256GB. When I emailed asking how this would be rectified they
Great processing speeds. Super quiet and lots of USB ports
I have the High Performance Dell Build. Very happy with it. Unit is very fast, and a solid multimedia platform. Newegg makes sure the drivers are the latest and the price was excellent. Good unit for
Keyboard is great for typing. Not so much for gaming
Wired mouse began squeaking after a week
I was planning on purchasing aftermarket peripherals anyways so it didn't really impact my personal experience, but you may want keep that in mind
Product not as advertised
Wifi a bit on the sluggish side. other then that it's perfect
Reviewed 11 December 2014 by Gizzy
Gizzy would recommend the Dell XPS 8700 Special Edition Series

It has more then enough memory to run games has a fair video card. But the best part the memory can be be upgraded to 32 gb .PLus the computer can grow with you. If you want to upgrade anything...

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