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DELL 8900 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 16GB 1TB HDD

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DELL Computers Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all DELL computers and also specifically for DELL medium processor core personal computers and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews compared to other brands.

Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

The slowest memory clock speed supported by processor of latest medium processor core personal computers is 800MHz, the fastest is 2,200MHz, and the average memory clock speed supported by processor is 1,800MHz. At 2,133 megahertz, the DELL 8900 has a quite fast memory clock speed supported by processor compared to most of the other similar spec computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 8900.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to the 8900 that we have checked the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of, the DELL 8900's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 64 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 8900 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months is 260GB. The DELL 8900 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory (2,048 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8900.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on desktop computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This PC has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Two PCI Express X16 Slots

The DELL 8900 is a two PCI Express x16 slot desktop computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months only have one PCI Express x16 slot.

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Supports Eighteen Compatible Memory Cards

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most recently released personal computers. This desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the 8900. The compatible memory cards "CF", "CF Type II", "MMC", "MMC Mobile", "MMC+", "MS Duo", "MS PRO", "MS PRO Duo", "MS Pro-HG", "MicroDrive", "MiniSD", "RS-MMC", "SDHC", "SDXC", "Smart Media xD", "SmartMedia" and "xD" are also supported by this DELL PC.

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Three 3.5" Bays

The DELL 8900 is a three 3.5" bay computer. Most of the other similar spec computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8900 have between one and three 3.5" bays.

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7.1 Audio Output Channel

The DELL 8900 has a 7.1 audio output channel which is better than most new medium processor core personal computers. Most recently released personal computers have a 5.1 audio output channel.

A 7.1 audio output channel is in fact the best audio output amongst all recently released desktop computers.

The worst audio output amongst similar types of PC is 5.1.

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Supports One Case Placement

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of placements than most recently released medium processor core personal computers. This personal computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the 8900.

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Has One Memory Slot

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as it. This PC has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on PCs that were launched in the last year.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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4 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8900 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 500MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The DELL 8900 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 950 megahertz) compared to most of the other newly released medium processor core personal computers.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 2.7 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst similar spec personal computers of this age. The average processor clock speed of latest medium processor core personal computers is 3.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz.

If this personal computer processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL 7040[plb_3755248_price] (2.8GHz).

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 3.3 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of desktop computers that came out around the same time as the 8900 range from 1.8GHz to 4.2GHz.

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Very Heavy

The lightest PC that has been around for a comparable time to the 8900 is 38g heavy, the heaviest is 16kg, and the average weight is 6.4kg. The DELL 8900 is one of the heaviest medium processor core personal computers that have been around for the last year (13.3 kilograms) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL 8900

Released Twelve Months Ago

It was twelve months ago when this personal computer was released.

Average Hard Drive Capacity

The DELL 8900 has a relatively standard hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 8900.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL 8900 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other latest medium processor core personal computers.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8900.

If this medium processor core desktop computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP 440 MT[plb_3667234_price] (16GB).

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is typical of many new similar spec PCs. 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.

If the storage speed of this medium processor core desktop computer is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP 400 G2[plb_3768564_price] (SSD).

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Number of Storage Drives Installed
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NVIDIA GameWorks VR
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Maximum Resolution
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Password Protection
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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
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 Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) 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)
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Energy Star Certified
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Touchscreen
Display Diagonal
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Manual
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
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Full HD
Keyboard Supplied
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
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Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
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Display Number of Colours
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory

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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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