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DELL 8900 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 16GB 2TB HDD

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23 Reasons For

DELL Desktop Computers Have Good Reviews

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

Just Released Four Months Ago

This DELL desktop computer was released just four months ago. Newer personal computers like this one are likely to have better features.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Recently released desktop computers have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 500MHz and 1,400MHz. The DELL 8900 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,150 megahertz) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been available for the last year the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 910GB. With a hard drive capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that were released around the same time as the 8900.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last 12 months the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz. At 3.4 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other latest desktop computers.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 2,000 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other latest medium processor core personal computers. The average total storage capacity of personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the 8900 is 730GB.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst comparable spec computers of this age. The smallest internal memory of computers that were released around the same time as the 8900 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Two PCI Express X16 Slots

The DELL 8900 is a two PCI Express x16 slot personal computer.

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Blu-Ray DVD Combo Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this personal computer is Blu-Ray DVD Combo, which is typical of many computers that have been around for the last year.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This personal computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most commonly found internal memory type on computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many recently released medium processor core personal computers.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The DELL 8900 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency (4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other recently released similar spec personal computers. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of newly released medium processor core personal computers is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 4.2GHz.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL 8900 is a six USB 3.0 port computer.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last year is 42GB. At 64 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other newly released similar spec PCs.

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Eight Processor Threads

The DELL 8900 is a eight processor thread PC. Most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been available for the last year only have between four and seven processor threads.

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Supports Seventeen Compatible Memory Cards

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months. This personal computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8900. The compatible memory cards "CF", "CF Type II", "MMC", "MMC Mobile", "MMC+", "MS Duo", "MS PRO", "MS PRO Duo", "MicroDrive", "MiniSD", "RS-MMC", "SDHC", "SDXC", "Smart Media xD", "SmartMedia" and "xD" are also supported by this desktop computer.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Latest medium processor core personal computers have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 1GB and 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB. At 4,096 megabytes, the DELL 8900 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the 8900.

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Three 3.5" Bays

The DELL 8900 is a three 3.5" bay computer.

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7.1 Audio Output Channel

The DELL 8900 has a 7.1 audio output channel which is better than the 5.1 audio output channel found on most medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.

This desktop computer's audio output (7.1) is in fact the best audio output amongst all latest medium processor core personal computers.

Amongst similar types of desktop computer the worst audio output is 5.1.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the DELL 8900 is more than most medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by latest computers.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the DELL 8900 is more than most PCs that came out around the same time as it. This DELL PC has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 8900.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This personal computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many recently released PCs.

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2 Reasons Against

Quite Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

Computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 8900 have solid-state drive capacities of between 32GB and 520GB, and the average solid-state drive capacity is 210GB. With a solid-state drive capacity of only 32 gigabytes, the DELL 8900's solid-state drive capacity is one of the smallest amongst recently released medium processor core personal computers.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months that we have checked the weight of, the DELL 8900's weight of 13.8 kilograms is one of the heaviest. Computers that have been around for a similar time to the 8900 have weights of between 38g and 16kg.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL 8900

HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many desktop computers that were launched 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
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 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 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 Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Pre-Installed 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
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
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
PCI Express X16 Slots
PCI Express X4 Slots
PCI Express X1 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
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 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
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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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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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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 890070124g, dell x89003131, dell x89003569, dell x89004381, dell x89003569b, dell x89004381b, dell x89003131b, 8900670124gwin10, dell x89004381bl, dell x89003131bl, dell x89003569bl, dell x89003569blk, dell x89004381blk, dell x89003131blk
Barcodes 00884116203636, 00884116203650, 00884116204404, 00884116247821, 00884116247838

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