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Customizable XPS 8500 Special Edition Desktop

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Special edition multimedia powerhouse.

Customize this special edition featuring white chassis, 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processors, Windows 8, and enhanced graphics and sound card.
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Features & Design

Avaliable with Windows 8 - designed for a smooth, versatile PC experience.
XPS 8500 SE
Multitask like you mean it
Multitask like you mean it with the blazing-fast performance of 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors, Windows 8, and up to 32GB of DDR3 1600MHz memory*.

Available 3rd Gen Intel® Core i7 processors:
With available 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processors featuring Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, XPS 8500 Special Edition balances quad-core processing with efficient power use — even when you’re running multiple intensive programs at once.

Windows 8 Pro operating system: From fast, easy-to-configure home networking to the ability to run the latest 64-bit programs, Windows 8 Pro can help make your XPS 8500 Special Edition even more powerful with Domain Join, Remote Desktop, Advanced Backup and More

Up to 32GB of DDR3 memory*: Watch your photo and video projects go from fast to blazing fast when you choose up to 32GB of DDR3 SDRAM (memory) at 1600MHz. Not ready for 32GB just yet? XPS 8500 features a tool-less design that makes it easy to add memory modules after purchase.
XPS 8500 SE
Blazing-fast access with asolid-state hard drive.
Tailored in a sleek white chassis, the XPS 8500 Special Edition combines massive storage options with SATA solid-state drive (SSD) and Intel® Smart Response Technology for exceptional speed and performance.

mSATA SSD: Quickly access everything you need with the Mini-Serial ATA (mSATA) SSD option on XPS 8500. mSATA SSDs have no moving parts and feature the ability to read and write data faster than traditional spinning hard drives — which means you can transfer and access even large files at blazing speeds.

Large storage options: Big ideas need room to grow — and with two available 3.5” HDD bays, XPS 8500 has the space you need to store all of your grand designs. Choose the storage options that best suit your needs, and maximize your storage capacity when you pair the 2TB1 HDD configuration with an optional 256GB1 mSATA SSD.

Intel® Smart Response Technology (SSD required): Enjoy a noticeable speed boost on boot times, application loads and frequently accessed programs thanks to a 32GB solid-state drive option (upgradeable to 256GB) with Intel® Smart Response Technology. This feature uses your SSD as an expanded memory cache to help increase overall PC performance.
XPS 8500 SE
High-performance graphics you crave
The XPS 8500 Special Edition comes with gaming-class graphics designed for a super-charged performance. Upgrade options allow for AMD 7770, AMD 7870, and Nvidia GT660Ti.

Choose up to 2GB1 of high-performance graphics options for a complete Windows 8 Pro experience. Add a high-definition Dell monitor (sold separately) to complete your XPS 8500, and enjoy your favorite games, movies and videos in stunning detail.
XPS 8500 SE
Turn your living room into a cinema
Experience HD entertainment the way it was meant to be with Creative Sound Blaster® Recon 3D PCIe and standard Blu-ray Disc™ drive.

Sound Blaster® X-Fi™: Enjoy crisp delivery; clear audio playback and realistic surround experience with the optional Sound Blaster® X-Fi™ Titanium.

Blu-ray Disc drive: Connect your XPS 8500 to a Full HD (1080p) Dell monitor (sold separately) to enjoy your favorite Blu-ray movies in crystal-clear detail. You can also use the Blu-ray combo drive on XPS 8500 to save projects, videos and more to high-capacity Blu-ray discs.
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Entertainment and creativity hub
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Entertainment and creativity hub
Complete your XPS 8500 Special Edition with a Dell monitor that offers ultra-wide viewing, a Dell wireless keyboard and mouse for a clutter-free desktop experience and a Dell wireless touchpad that gives you an outstanding Windows 8 touch experience.
Dell S2340L Monitor
Dell S2340L Monitor
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Dell KM714 Wireless Premium Keyboard & Mouse combo
Dell KM714 Wireless Premium Keyboard & Mouse combo
Work in a clean space with a wireless keyboard and mouse that are as high-performance as they are sleek. Scissor Chiclet keys, Windows 8 gesture controls and LED tracking help you get things done quickly.
Dell Wireless Touchpad
Dell Wireless Touchpad
Add touch to your Windows 8 experience with this plug-and-play pad. Edit videos and browse the web with gesture, no cords attached. Its slim, silver-accented form fits effortlessly in a modern décor.
Dell 1TB External Hard Drive
Dell 1TB External Hard Drive
Back up your system, keep your PC’s hard drive free and clear, and take your movies and photos to go. A SuperSpeed USB 3.0 cable makes it all happen in a flash.
Your XPS 8500 Special Edition comes with America’s Best Standard Support
Your XPS 8500 Special Edition comes with America’s Best Standard Support
One year Premium Phone Support: 24x7 advanced phone support for hardware and software issues (including support for 3rd party software). You can count on us for a great experience and rapid support.

One year In-Home Service after Remote diagnosis*:
Have a technician and/or part dispatched to your home following remote diagnosis if the issue is covered by Dell’s Limited Hardware Warranty.*

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