Dell Ups Minimum XPS Desktop Configuration

Dell yesterday announced they were doubling the memory and hard drive space of their XPS 200 and 400 desktop models. These changes to their line up will reportedly be at no additional configuration costs, which currently start at $999.

With this move, Dell said, the minimum configurations across all XPS desktop computers goes up to 1 GB of memory and 160 GB of hard drive capacity, up from the 512 MB of memory and 80 GB hard drive when they debuted last September. These desktop systems are also equipped with Intel Dual Core processors and Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005.

“We’ve made a strong lineup of products even stronger,” said Tom West, Dell’s director of marketing for home and small business, in a statement. “We’re building on the tenets of the XPS brand by providing powerful products with great features and competitive financing alternatives.”