Pros

  • Strong design
  • Phenom II CPU

Cons

  • Slightly pricier PCs deliver much more performance

At A Glance

The Dell XPS 625 is a strong Phenom II-based desktop PC, but for an extra hundred bucks or so, you can get even more value.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type AMD Phenom II X4 940
Processor speed 3000.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor No
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon HD 4850
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 500.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI slots 4.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 2.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 1.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x6)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • FireWire Port (front)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 5
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (64 bit)
Case
Chassis style Desktop
External Drive Bays 3.0
Internal Drive Bays 4.0