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DELL XPS 8700 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 16GB 2TB HDD

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 16GB Nov 2015
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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to it.

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

The DELL XPS 8700 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,200 megahertz) compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been available for more than a year. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 8700 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 500MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Two Graphics Adapter DVI Ports Quantitys

The XPS 8700 is a two graphics adapter DVI ports quantity personal computer. Most of the other similar spec PCs that have been around for more than a year 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 XPS 8700 is a six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity desktop computer. Most of the other medium processor cores computers that were released more than a year ago have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Good Brand

On average DELL medium processor cores computers have good reviews compared to other brands as do all desktop computers produced by DELL.

Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

Personal computers of a similar age and type to the XPS 8700 have hard drive capacitys of between 1GB and 3TB. With a hard drive capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 8700 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

Medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for more than a year have processor frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 4GHz, and the average processor frequency is 3.1GHz. With a processor frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the XPS 8700 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

Desktop computers with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth looking at include the Apple ME253[plb_2942369_price] (3.7GHz).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 2,000 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 8700 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable type and age to the XPS 8700. Across all the similar spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 8700 the total storage capacitys range from 4GB to 3.6TB.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the computers that were launched around the same time as the XPS 8700 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 7.7GB. The XPS 8700 has one of the bigger internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst PCs of this age.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This personal computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Two Mini PCI Express Slotss

The XPS 8700 has more mini PCI Express slotss than most of the medium processor cores computers that have been available for more than a year. This personal computer is a two mini PCI Express slots personal computer compared to most of the personal computers that were released one year ago which only have one mini PCI Express slots.

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Five Headphone Outputss

The DELL XPS 8700 is a five headphone outputs PC.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of PCs of this age and spec is 3.6GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 1.8GHz to 4.4GHz. At 4 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 8700 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the XPS 8700.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many comparable spec computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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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 personal computers of a comparable type and age to it.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

Most personal computers of this age and spec have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL XPS 8700 which has six USB 3.0 ports.

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Two Number of 5.25" Bayss

The DELL XPS 8700 is a two number of 5.25" bays desktop computer. Most of the other PCs of a comparable age and type to the XPS 8700 have between one and three number of 5.25" bayss.

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Three Number of 3.5" Bayss

The XPS 8700 is a three number of 3.5" bays personal computer.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The XPS 8700 has a quite big processor cache (8 megabytes) compared to most of the other PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 8700. Medium processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 8700 have processor caches of between 2MB and 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.5MB.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes, the XPS 8700's discrete graphics adapter memory is one of the biggest amongst desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 8700. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 8700 is 4.9MB and the biggest is 8.2GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The DELL XPS 8700 has a quite big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other computers that were released more than a year ago. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the XPS 8700 is 2GB and the biggest is 260GB.

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7.1 Audio Output Channels

The XPS 8700 has a 7.1 audio output channels which is better than most computers of a similar type and age to it. Most desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to it have a 5.1 audio output channels. Across all desktop computers of a similar spec and age to the XPS 8700 the worst audio output is 5.1 and the best is 8.1.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The number of placements supported by the DELL XPS 8700 is more than most computers of a comparable age and spec to it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most commonly supported placement supported supported by similar spec desktop computers that have been around for more than a year.

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Has One Memory Slots

The XPS 8700 has a greater number of memory slots than most PCs of a similar spec and age to it. This DELL computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots found on medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for more than a year.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi DL, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on similar spec desktop computers that have been around for more than a year.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This personal computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly supported discrete graphics memory type on medium processor cores computers that came out more than a year ago.

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12 Reasons Against

Only One Graphics Adapter DisplayPorts Quantity

Most desktop computers of this age and type have between one and three graphics adapter DisplayPorts quantitys, including the DELL XPS 8700 which has one graphics adapter DisplayPorts quantity.

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Quite Slow Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

The DELL XPS 8700 has a fairly slow memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) (only 25.6 gigabytes per second) compared to most of the other computers of this age and spec. Across all the personal computers of this age and type the memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s range from 10GB/s to 68GB/s, and the average memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) is 30GB/s.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the desktop computers that are a similar age to the XPS 8700 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 770GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 32 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 8700 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst PCs of this age.

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Only 4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

The XPS 8700 supports a better on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version than most similar spec PCs that came out more than a year ago. This personal computer supports a 4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, whereas most medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to it support a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version.

A 4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version is in fact the worst supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version across all PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 8700.

The best supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version amongst comparable types of desktop computer is 4.4.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores computers that have been around for a comparable time to 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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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other PCs that have been around for more than a year, the DELL XPS 8700's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.024 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 8700 is 5.2GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Quite Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

The solid-state drive capacitys of personal computers of a similar age and type to the XPS 8700 range from 8GB to 520GB. At only 32 gigabytes, the XPS 8700 has a very small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 8700.

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Only One DisplayPorts Quantity

The XPS 8700 is a one displayPorts quantity PC.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Across all the medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for more than a year the memory clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 2,400MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,600 megahertz, the XPS 8700 has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the XPS 8700.

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Very Low System Bus Rate

The average system bus rate of medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 8700 is 6.1GT/s, and the system bus rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s. At only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the XPS 8700 has a quite low system bus rate compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the XPS 8700.

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Heavy

At 13.8 kilograms, the XPS 8700 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for more than a year. The lightest desktop computer of a similar type and age to the XPS 8700 is 38g heavy and the heaviest is 100kg.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL XPS 8700

Released Over a Year Ago

This desktop computer was released over a year ago.

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
Non-ECC
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
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
LightScribe
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 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 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
Trial Software
Operating System Language
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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 2.5" Bays
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
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Display Diagonal
Drivers Included
Manual
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Numeric Keypad
Display Included
Panel Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Full HD
Keyboard Supplied
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Windows Keys
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
Display Type
AC Adapter Included
Display Number of Colours
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

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