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Special edition multimedia powerhouse.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Quick. Simple. Financing: Get low monthly payments with Dell Preferred Account™*.
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Expert help: Award-winning service is standard with America’s Best 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.*
Dell Cloud Data Tools, now standard on all PCs: Never be without your data, no matter where you are. PCmover, Dell Backup and Recovery and PocketCloud all come standard so you can securely store, share and access files.