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XPS 8900 specifications




Realtek ALC3861 7.1 integrated audio
J75NW Sound Blaster Recon3D PCIe x1
Driver =
Gray = Middle surround out
Black = Rear surround out
Orange = Subwoofer and center out
Pink = Microphone
Green = Stereo out, Front Speakers, Headphones
Blue = Stereo Line in

Windows 7/8.1
Version, A00

Windows 10
Version, A00

Bus Slots

#16 Blue PCIe x16 card slot (Video Card)
#15 Black PCIe x4 card slot (Sound card)
#14 Black PCIe x16 (wired for x4) card slot

Two M.2 NGFF (Next Generation Form Factor)
#21 Slot 1 for WLAN
#9 Slot 2 for SSD

0D4GV 6th Gen Intel Core i7-6700K Skylake (8MB Cache, 95w, up to 4.0GHz)
K80PX 6th Gen Intel Core i7-6700 Skylake (8MB Cache, 65w, up to 4.0GHz)
TP0RX 6th Gen Intel Core i7-6700 Skylake (8MB Cache, 65w, up to 3.4GHz)
1GXR3 6th Gen Intel Core i5-6400 Skylake (6MB Cache, 65w, 2.7GHz to 3.3GHz)
846P5 Intel Core i3-6100 Skylake-S (3MB cache, 65w, 2.7GHz)

Height: 16.01" (406.8mm) x Width: 7.30" (185mm) x Depth 17.49" (444mm)
Weight: 30.42lbs (13.8Kg) depending on configuration


Internal bays
Three 3.5" HDD bays
Two 5.25" ODD bays

Operating System
Windows 7/8.1/10 Home/Pro

Ports Front
Two USB 2.0 Ports (Top)
One powered USB Charging when system off (Top)
Two USB 3.0 Ports
Media Card Reader (MCR 19:1)

Ports Rear
Onboard Intel 530 GPU HDMI 1.4 4096x2160
Onboard Intel 530 GPU Display Port 4096x2304
RJ-45 (10/100/1000Base)
Audio (7.1 channel (6 Jack) Premium Audio Performance)
Four USB 3.0 ports
Two USB 2.0 ports


64GB maximum DDR4 2133MHz
Four slots

Five sata-III 6.0GB/s (Blue, Black, Black, Black, White)
One M.2 SSD with RAID 0 Stripe/1 Mirror

Video cards
Onboard Intel HD Graphics 530 (HDMI 1.4 4096x2160, DP 4096x2304)
Nvidia GeForce GT 720 2GB DDR3 (DVI 2560x1600, HDMI 1920x1200, VGA 2048x1536)
Nvidia GeForce GT 730 2GB DDR3 (DVI-D 2560x1600, HDMI 2.0 1920x1200, VGA 2048x1536)
Nvidia GeForce GTX 745 4GB DDR3 (DVI-D SL 2560x1600, HDMI 1.4a 1920x1200, VGA 2048x1536)
Nvidia GeForce GTX 750Ti 2GB DDR5 (DVI-D 2560x1600, DVI-I 2560x1600, Mini-HDMI 1920x1200)
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 2GB DDR5 (DVI-I DL 2560x1600, Three DP 1.2 4096x2160, HDMI 2.0 4096x2160)
AMD Radeon HD R9 270 2GB DDR5 (DVI-D 2560x1600, DVI-I 1920x1200, HDMI 1920x1080, DP 2560x1600)
AMD Radeon HD R9 255x 2GB DDR5 (DVI-D DL 2560x1600, DVI-I SL 1920x1200, HDMI 1920x1080, DP 2560x1600, VGA 1920x1440)
AMD Radeon HD R9 370 4GB DDR5

Intel I219-V
Dell Wireless 1708 BGN wireless card
Dell Wireless 1560 AC wireless card

DDRE (for Windows 10)
Dell Developed Recovery Environment is a Dell developed recovery solution that replaces DBAR on factory-installed Windows 10 systems. It provides customers a way to restore the factory image to their PC. DDRE is factory-installed and cannot be installed by customers.

Beep Codes =
XPS 8900 does not support Diagnostic beep codes. The power button light located at the top of the computer illuminates and blinks or remains solid to indicate different states.

Boot F12 screen =

Some Bios screens =