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Dell XPS Desktop 8950, specs, price, availability date

Dell XPS Desktop 8950

Dell Technologies is announcing the new edition of the Dell XPS Desktop series the model 8950. The desktop is larger with bigger chassis than the previous model 8940 and comes with a better cooling architecture. It is powered with the latest Intel Alder Lake desktop processors up to Core i9K and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 graphics. Dell says it is available with up to a 750W power supply supporting up to 350W graphics. The Dell XPS Desktop 8950 starts retailing at $919.99 for the low end and will be available later this fall. The device was announced at the October 2021 desktop launch where it also introduced the Alienware Aurora R13 and Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R14.

The new XPS Desktop model comes pre-installed with the latest version of Windows, 11. Dell says it is designed to maximize performance, airflow and acoustics. Having 42% larger chassis with tool-less entry and removable side panel. It is said to be much cooler and quieter than the previous generation.

Dell XPS Desktop 8950 Specifications

Dimensions173 x 426.7 x 391mm, 173 x 426.7 x 372.9 mm
Weight7.62kg, 7.42kg
OSWindows 11 Home/Pro 64-bit
ChipsetIntel Z690 Chipset – Alder Lake
CPU12th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-12600K (10 Core, 20 MB Cache, 3.7 GHz to 4.9 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology)

12th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-12700K (12 Core, 25 MB Cache, 3.6 GHz to 5 GHz with Turbo Boost Max 3.0)

12th Generation Intel® Core™ i9-12900K (16 Core, 30 MB Cache, 3.2 GHz to 5.2 GHz with Turbo Boost Max 3.0)
GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics
AMD® Radeon™ RX 6700 XT 12GB GDDR6
AMD® Radeon™ RX 6900 XT 16GB GDDR6
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 SUPER™ 4GB GDDR6
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 SUPER™ 6GB GDDR6
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti 6GB GDDR6
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 12GB GDDR6
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 Ti 8GB GDDR6 LHR
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 8GB GDDR6 LHR
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 10GB GDDR6x LHR
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Ti 12GB GDDR6x
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3090 24GB GDDR6x
ConnectivityIntel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 AX1675 (2×2) 802.11ax WiFi +Bluetooth 5.2
Killer E3100G Ethernet (10/100/1000
ColorPlatimum Silver, Night Sky
Memory8 GB, 1 x 8 GB, DDR5, 4400 MHz
16 GB, 1 x 16 GB, DDR5, 4400 MHz
32 GB, 1 x 32 GB, DDR5, 4400 MHz
16 GB, 2 x 8 GB, DDR5, 4400 MHz
32 GB, 2 x 16 GB, DDR5, 4400 MHz
64 GB, 2 x 32 GB, DDR5, 4400 MHz
128 GB, 4 x 32 GB, DDR5, 3600 MHz
Storage1TB 7200 RPM SATA hard drive
256GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD
512GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD
1TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD
2TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD
256GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD + 1TB 7200 RPM SATA HDD
256GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD + 2TB 7200 RPM SATA HDD
512GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD + 1TB 7200 RPM SATA HDD
512GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD + 2TB 7200 RPM SATA HDD
1TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD + 1TB 7200 RPM SATA HDD
1TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD + 2TB 7200 RPM SATA HDD
2TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD + 1TB 7200 RPM SATA HDD
2TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD + 2TB 7200 RPM SATA HDD
CPU thermal 125W k-series with high-capacity thermal heat sink or liquid cooling option
Power supply 460W bronze, 750W platinum,
Graphics power Max support 350W graphics (requires 750W power supply)
MultimediaIntegrated 7.1 Channel Audio with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro
SD Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC)
PortFront: (3) USB 3.2 Type-A Gen 1, (1) USB 3.2 Type-C, Gen 2 Headset jack, SD card slot
Rear: (2) USB 2.0 Type-A, (2) USB 3.2 Type-A Gen 1, (1) USB 3.2 Type-C™ Gen 2×2, (1) Display Port 1.4, (1) Gigabit Ethernet, (1) 7.1 channel

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