The Dell XPS 8500 X8500-3686BK Desktop Computer is more than just another entertainment desktop computer. It's a desktop computer that immerses you in your favorite music, movies and games using a powerful combination of processing power and graphical performance.
The visuals are handled by an AMD Radeon HD 7570 graphics card with 1GB of discrete memory. High-definition movies play smoothly and seamlessly. Certain PC games also run fluently, granted that their system requirements are met.
The system is powered by a quad-core 3.4GHz Intel Core i7-3770 processor. It also has 8GB of DDR3 RAM, a 2TB 7200rpm hard drive, a 19-in-1 media card reader, a SuperMulti DVD burner, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and multiple USB ports; 10 total, 4 of which are USB 3.0.
Windows 8 is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles that update in real-time, which provide faster access to news, weather forecasts, sports scores, social network updates and more. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience.