Pros

  • Attractive case
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Cons

  • Limited upgradability

At A Glance

Versatile, attractive, and capable--Dell’s Studio XPS 7100 lacks upgrade potential, but it’s a strong contender for the media-savvy set.

Manufacturer’s Description

Powerful processors, media organization and visual effects bring your ideas to life on the Studio XPS 7100 a superior powerhouse at an affordable price.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number DXDODS1
Processor
Processor speed 2.8 MHz
Processor count 1
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Secondary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon HD
Number of Graphic Cards included 1.0
Video Bus PCI Express 2.0 x16
Storage
Drive size 1500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Other storage
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • SD Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
Expansion slots
Number of PCI-Express 2.0 x16 slots 1.0
Number of PCI slots 1.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Digital Optical
  • DVI (dual link)
  • DisplayPort
  • Ethernet - RJ45
  • HDMI
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
  • eSATA
Ethernet Type
  • Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
  • Wireless Ethernet - 540 Mbps IEEE802.11n
Memory
Memory size 6144.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type BD
Storage Media
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
Compact flash Yes
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Other Features
Devices Keyboard
Case
Chassis style Desktop

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 120.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 223.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 341.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 201.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking 257.0
Content Creation
Image Editing 387.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 331.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 278.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 192.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 265.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 206.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 140.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 139.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 135.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 140.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 88.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 88.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 89.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 88.0   Frames per second (higher is better)