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DELL 8900
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DELL 8900 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

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30 Reasons For

DELL PCs 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.

12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The DELL 8900 supports a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version which is better than the 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version supported by most medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than a year.

This PC's on-board graphics adapter DirectX version (12) is actually the best supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version amongst all personal computers of this age and type.

The worst supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across comparable types of PC is 11.2/12.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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4.4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This personal computer supports a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version on PCs of this type and age.

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

The DELL 8900 is a six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port desktop computer.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 1.74 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Across all the similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 8900 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Quite Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

The smallest max internal memory supported processor of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8900 is 2GB and the biggest is 770GB. With a max internal memory supported processor of 64 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has one of the bigger max internal memory supported processors amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Quite Fast Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

At 34.1 gigabytes per second, the DELL 8900 has a fairly fast max memory bandwidth supported processor compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 8900. Across all the similar spec desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8900 the max memory bandwidth supported processor range from 10GB/s to 68GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 30GB/s.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

PCs of a similar age and spec to the 8900 have hard drive capacity of between 1GB and 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 930GB. The DELL 8900 has a quite big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the 8900.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL 8900 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 8900. The average total storage capacity of similar spec computers that are a comparable age to the 8900 is 840GB, and the total storage capacity range from 4GB to 3.6TB.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL 8900 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst similar spec computers of this age. Across all the computers of a comparable age and spec to the 8900 the internal memory range from 2GB to 64GB.

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Two PCI Express X16 Slots

Most of the other computers of a similar age and spec to the 8900 only have one PCI Express x16 slot, however the DELL 8900 has two PCI Express x16 slots.

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

This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The DELL 8900 has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than most similar spec PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Most desktop computers of a similar type and age to it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type.

This computer's internal memory type (DDR4-SDRAM) is in fact the best internal memory type amongst all medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the 8900.

The worst internal memory type amongst similar types of computer is DDR3-SDRAM.

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Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speed

Across all the personal computers of this age and spec the memory clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,800MHz. With a memory clock speed of 2,133 megahertz, the DELL 8900 has one of the faster memory clock speeds amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Comparable spec personal computers that were launched around the same time as the 8900 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 4.4GHz. The DELL 8900 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (4 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to 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 medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite High System Bus Data Transfer Rate

The system bus data transfer rates of computers of a similar age and spec to the 8900 range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s, and the average system bus data transfer rate is 6GT/s. With a system bus data transfer rate of 8 Gigatransfers per second, the DELL 8900 has one of the higher system bus data transfer rates amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

Most similar spec PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 8900 have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL 8900 which has six USB 3.0 ports.

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Eight Processor Threads

The DELL 8900 is a eight processor thread computer.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 8900 is 2GB and the biggest is 790GB. The DELL 8900 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (65,536 megabytes) amongst similar spec desktop computers of this age.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 8 megabytes, the DELL 8900 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The processor caches of medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 8900 range from 2MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.6MB.

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Supports Eighteen Compatible Memory Cards

The number of compatible memory card supported by the DELL 8900 is more than most medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than a year ago. This DELL PC 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 more than a year. 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 personal computer.

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Three 3.5" Bays

The DELL 8900 is a three 3.5" bay computer. Most of the other personal computers of this age and type have between one and six 3.5" bays.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The DELL 8900 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) amongst PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8900 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 260GB.

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7.1 Audio Output Channel

This desktop computer has a 7.1 audio output channel, which is typical of many computers of this age and type.

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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 were released more than a year ago. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by PCs of this type and age.

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Has One Memory Slot

The DELL 8900 has a greater number of memory slots than most computers of this spec and age. This desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on personal computers that were released more than a year ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This PC supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently supported discrete graphics memory type on computers that have been on the market for more than a year.

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3 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago. 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 Bronze EPEAT Compliance

The DELL 8900 has a Bronze EPEAT compliance which is better than the Gold EPEAT compliance found on most PCs of this type and age.

This PC's EPEAT compliance (Bronze) is in fact the worst EPEAT compliance across all desktop computers of this age and spec.

A Gold EPEAT compliance is the best EPEAT compliance across similar types of PC.

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Heavy

With a weight of 13.3 kilograms, the DELL 8900 is one of the heavier personal computers of this age and spec amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Across all the PCs of this spec and age the weights range from 38g to 100kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL 8900

Released Over a Year Ago

This computer has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 3.4 gigahertz, the DELL 8900 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 8900.

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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
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 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 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 Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
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
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB 3.0 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
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® 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
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Touchscreen
Display Diagonal
Drivers Included
Manual
Speakers Supplied
Bundled Software
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)
Maximum Internal Memory

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell x89001444, dell x89001444b, dell x89001444bl, dell x89001444blk
Barcodes 00884116203940
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