Dell XPS 8500 – Desktop Powered by Ivy Bridge Review and Specs

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Dell XPS 8500

Dell XPS 8500 – It seems that Dell is starting to reach the desktop market among the domination of laptop and tablet PC. As we know these last two years there are not many computer manufactures seeing the desktop market and demand. I guess Dell is going to be launch its new and first desktop computer, powered by Intel 3rd Generation Quad Core Processor, called Dell XPS 8500.


The AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphic option present in the desktop looks after all the multimedia related needs of the users including editing of the videos, composing music, designing of the graphics and gaming.There is 16GB of DDR3 memory in the desktop that comes along with 4DIMM slots. Users can configure Dell XPS 8500 with up to 3TB 7200RPM HDD and it also features optional HDD and SSD configurations of up to 3TB+. Additional specifications of the device include DVD drive with optional Blu Ray combo drive, integrated 10/1000/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN and others.

It includes latest Bluetooth module(v 4.0) and dedicated AMD & NVIDIA graphic cards at premium prices.New Dell XPS 8500 features with 7.1 integrated audio and stylish eye catching design.

Dell XPS 8500 Price

The price starts approximately at $899.

Dell XPS 8500 Specifications

  • Processor : 3.1GHz Intel 3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3450 or 2nd Generation Intel Core i7-2600 (3.4GHz, 8MB Cache)
  • Monitor : 18.5-inch Dell IN1930 Widescreen Flat Panel
  • Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Memory : Up to 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM at 1600Mhz
  • Hard Disk Drive : Up to 2TB SATA
  • Optical Drive : DVDRW/BD-Combo
  • Chipset : Intel “Panther Point” H77
  • Gigabit Ethernet LAN
  • Multi format Media Card Reader
  • Audio : Integrated 7.1 Surround
  • Bluetooth : BT 4.0 with Wi-Fi card
  • Graphics card : 1GB AMD Radeon HD 7570 (DVI, HDMI, VGA) / NVIDIA GeForce GT 640
  • Ports
  • REAR: 2xUSB 3.0,4xUSB 2.0, Audio Jacks, RJ-45, VGA, HDMI
  • Front: 2xUSB 3.0, MCR
  • Top: 2xUSB 2.0 (One Powershare) Microphone, Headphones
  • Power : 460W
  • Dimensions(LxWxH) : 445x185x406 mm
  • Weight : 12.86 kg

Dell XPS 8500

Dell XPS 8500
Dell XPS 8500
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