Is the new dell xps 8500 worth it?
by edferda - 5/7/12 3:21 PM
Hello, I am about to buy a new computer and have a budget of around 1000$ with monitor included. Building a computer is not an option right now, so I have to buy a pre-built system. I am actually thinking of the new dell xps 8500 it has this specs:
XPS 8500 XPS 8500
Chassis XPS 8500, Black Chassis w/19:1 media card reader
OPERATING SYSTEM Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium, 64Bit, English
PROCESSORS 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3770 processor 3.40 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.90 GHz
MEMORY 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 1600MHz - 2 DIMMs
VIDEO CARD AMD Radeon™ HD 7570 1GB GDDR5
OPTICAL DRIVE 16X CD/DVD burner (DVD+/-RW), write to CD/DVD
WIRELESS Dell Wireless 1703 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0+LE
SOUND CARD Integrated 7.1 with WAVE MAXXAudio 4
USB 3.0 Integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet
Dell Datasafe DataSafe 2.0 Online Backup 2GB for 1 year
Adobe Reader Adobe® Acrobat® X Reader Multi-Language
Ship Material Shipping Material, Direct
Wireless Driver Dell SRV Software 1703
Documentation English/French Documentation
Additional Software Additional Software
Optical SW No PDVD
Power Cord US Power Cord
MONITOR No Monitor
HARD DRIVE 1TB 7200 RPM SATA Hard Drive 6.0 Gb/s
SPEAKERS No speakers
MCAFEE SECURITYCENTER McAfee SecurityCenter, 15-Months edit
KEYBOARD Dell KB213 Wired Multimedia Keyboard
MOUSE Dell Laser Mouse
This computer is 899$.
Is this computer worth that amount of money??
And if not any recommendations would be really helpful. Can you also recommend me a decent monitor 21-23"
Sorry for my bad English it is not my native language Any corrections would be apreciated