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The Dell XPS 8700 is a PC running Windows 8 and comes with a 4th generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 1TB HDD. The Special Edition version supports up to 32GB of RAM and comes with a Core i7 processor and 3TB of HDD storage.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jun. 4, 2013
  • Price at launch: $699.00


  • Alias: XPS 8700 Special Edition

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  • Desktop type: Tower
  • Case Dimensions (largest): 17.49 inches
  • Case Dimensions (middle): 16.01 inches
  • Case Dimensions (smallest): 7.3 inches
  • Weight: 30.42 pounds
  • Color: Black


  • Operating system: Windows 7, Windows 8


  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Haswell
  • Base CPU model: Core i5-4430
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 3 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.2 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Haswell
  • Model: Core i7-4770
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 3.4 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.9 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Base discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 7570M
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1 GB

GPU (base)

  • Discrete GPU brand: Nvidia
  • Discrete GPU model: GeForce GTX 660
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1.5 GB

GPU (max)

  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • Max. config RAM: 32 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1600 MHz
  • Slots: 4


  • Options: HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD), RAID 0 (HDD)
  • Base storage type: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base storage capacity: 1 TB
  • Max. config HDD: 2 TB
  • Max. config SSD: 256 GB
  • Max. config hybrid: 3.25 TB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: Other, SD, miniSD, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, xD, CompactFlash, MMC


  • Drive(s): 1
  • Optical drive: Yes
  • Optical disc support: DVD-R/RW, BD Combo

Optical Drive

  • USB: 4
  • USB 3.0: 6
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • DisplayPort: 1
  • HDMI: 1
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 2
  • 3.5mm surround sound: 6


  • 5.25-inch: 2
  • 3.5-inch: 3


  • Discrete audio brand / model: Waves MaxxAudio Pro


  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 4.0


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