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Dell XPS 8500

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The XPS 8500 gaming desktop system from Dell offers a range of user customizations and options for the ultimate gaming experience. XPS model 8500 can run either a 3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3770 processor (up to 3.90 GHz), or a 3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3350P processor (6M Cache, up to 3.10 GHz), and can be operated by either Windows 8, 64-bit, or Windows 8 Pro, 64-bit. The model offers up to 24GB4 at 1600Mhz – 3 DIMMS, and up to 2000GB4 SATA hard drive (7200RPM), with the Intel “Panther Point” H77 chipset. 

The optical drive can either be a DVDRW, BD-Combo, or BD-RE, all with integrated 7.1 Surround audio. The model features BluetoothBT 4.0 with Wi-Fi card, and a choice of either NVIDIA GeForce GT 620 1GB DDR3 for Win 8, AMD Radeon HD 7570 1GB GDDR5 for Win 8, or NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 1GB GDDR5 for Win 8, graphics cards. The ports are (2) USB 3.0, (4) USB 2.0, Audio Jacks, RJ-45, VGA, HDMI, (2) USB 3.0, MCR(2) USB 2.0 (One Powershare) Microphone, and headphones. 

Features List:

  • 3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3770 processor (up to 3.90 GHz), or 3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3350P processor (6M Cache, up to 3.10 GHz)
  • Windows 8, 64-bit, or Windows 8 Pro, 64-bit
  • Up to 24GB4 at 1600Mhz – 3 DIMMS 
  • Up to 2000GB4 SATA hard drive (7200RPM)
  • Intel “Panther Point” H77 Chipset
  • DVDRW, BD-Combo, or BD-RE optical drive
  • Integrated 7.1 Surround
  • BluetoothBT 4.0 with Wi-Fi card
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 620 1GB DDR3 for Win 8, or AMD Radeon HD 7570 1GB GDDR5 for Win 8, or NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 1GB GDDR5 for Win 8
  • (2) USB 3.0, (4) USB 2.0, Audio Jacks, RJ-45, VGA, HDMI, (2) USB 3.0, MCR(2) USB 2.0 (One Powershare) Microphone, Headphones

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