Dell XPS 8940 Desktop Computer w/ Intel i7-11700, 32GB RAM & 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD Review

Dell XPS 8940 Desktop with Intel i7-11700, 32GB RAM & 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD

Dell XPS 8940 Desktop Computer with i7-11700 4.9GHz

Dell XPS 8940 is a modern, powerful desktop computer with the 11th generation Intel i7-11700 processor, 512GB Solid State Drive + 1TB HDD storage, 32GB DDR4 memory, Windows 10 Pro operating system, Intel UHD Xe 750 graphics card, 500-watt PSU, DVD-RW Optical Drive and 802.11ax wireless. And it comes with a modern Teki wireless mouse and a keyboard. It has an average customer rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3 users at the time of this product review.

The quarter one of 2021 release 11th generation octa core Intel i7-11700 processor (16MB SmartCache, 8 cores, 16 threads) works at the speeds between 2.50GHz and 4.9GHz with the turbo boost function. With an average CPU Passmark benchmark score of 21135, there is almost nothing it can’t do. You will be able to perform all your work, multimedia and entertainment tasks efficiently. 32GB DDR4 memory at 2933MHz is quite a generous amount for great multitasking. And you can have several browser tabs and apps running simultaneously without experiencing any lagging or freezing.

512GB Solid State Drive and the 1TB HDD hard drive combo offers a decent amount of storage space and you have both the high speed of SSD and the large storage capacity for your different regular and multimedia files including the songs, videos and games. It has a 500-watt PSU power supply that will be adequate for the powerful processor and a decent graphics card. Windows 10 Pro 64-bit operating system has all the usual Windows 10 Home apps and functions as well as the certain business and security features that will enhance your experience.

Connectivity options include a DVD Drive that reads and writes to DVD and CD, WiFi 6 802.11a wireless, Bluetooth 5.1, an RJ-45 connector for wired internet, a USB 3.1 Type-C port, 2 x USB 2.0 Type-A ports, 7 x USB 3.1 Type-A ports, a DisplayPort 1.2, an HDMI output, and an SD Card slot. Intel UHD Xe 750 graphics card is a fairly capable one as far as the built- Dell XPS 8940 Desktop Computer with i7-11700in graphics cards go. It has an average videocard benchmark score of 1704 on the day of this post release and offers moderate, mid-range gaming and can handle the daily graphics needs easily, including the web pages and Youtube or other videos.

Dell XPS 8940 is not designed as a gaming machine due to the lack of a powerful dedicated graphics card but will let you edit photos and videos and handle the creative projects easily. Both the performance and airflow on this machine are optimised and maximised with the front bezel that lets the cool air to be drawn from front to rear over the CPU and GPU’s, SSD storage and power supply. There is nothing limiting the airflow in this open architecture layout and nothing wil be sitting on the CPU and GPU. The typical TDP- Thermal Design Power is 95 watts for the CPU.

The voltage regulator cooling is included for maintaing an optimal performance level with sufficient airflow over the VR components. The M.2 SolidState Drive has a great location for maximising the performance and all the components are kept cool even during the intensive work loads. It will stay quietly even when it is performing at the highest level. It has the high rpm fans with a max speed of 4500rpm for great cooling. The warranty offered is two years by Techno Intelligence and you get free customer technical support. June 15, 2021 is the date it first became available at and is ranked 69th among the tower computers.

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