Pros

  • Good general and gaming performance
  • Bundled 120Hz 22-inch LCD and 3D goggles

Cons

  • Limited internal expansion options

At A Glance

The Studio XPS 8100 is a solid all-around performer with good connectivity and a bundled 120Hz Samsung LCD and nVidia 3D glasses. Just don't count on making upgrades.

Manufacturer’s Description

Discover a more immersive media experience with the Dell Studio XPS 8100 desktop, designed to keep you front and center of all the action.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number DXCWNN1
Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5-750
Processor speed 2.67 MHz
Cache size 8.192 KB
Processor count 1
Graphics
Graphics Type Card
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce GTX 260
Number of Graphic Cards included 1.0
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Drive size 1000.0 GB
Drive Controllers Serial ATA
Expansion slots
Number of PCI-Express 2.0 x16 slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express x16 slots 1.0
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express x8 slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express x4 slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express x1 slots 1.0
Number of PCI slots 1.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 1.0
AGP slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 2.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Digital Optical
  • DVI
  • Ethernet - RJ45
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • HDMI
  • S-Video
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x6)
  • eSATA
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick Duo
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • Microdrive
  • MultiMedia Card (MMC)
  • SD Card
  • SDHC Card
  • SmartMedia
  • xD-Picture Card
Memory
Memory size 8192.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Motherboard
Motherboard Manufacturer Dell
Motherboard Model 0X231R
Optical Drive
Included Drives 1
optical_drive_1 PLDS DVD+-RW DH-16AAS
optical_model_1 PLDS DVD+-RW DH-16AAS
Sound
Audio Codec Integrated Audio
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Other Features
Devices
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
Chassis Color
  • Black
  • White
3.5 Inch Internal Bays 2.0
External Drive Bays 3.0
5.25 Inch Internal Bays 0.0
Internal Drive Bays 2.0