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Dell - XPS Desktop - 12GB Memory - 1TB Hard Drive

Dell - XPS Desktop - 12GB Memory - 1TB Hard Drive
alaScore 89

30 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the size and value for money are on the whole positive. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, design, price, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell - XPS Desktop - 12GB Memory - 1TB Hard Drive is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 30 reviews)

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Consumer review by:

Nice Computer - Whisper quite and fast!


This Dell XPS 8700 is very quiet, easy to set up and has an extremely short start-up. My old Dell took over 2 minute (hit the START button, make my morning cup of coffee, then sign in). Not any more. The only negative was concerning two or three set up...

Easy prompted set up

A couple of setup questions required thought regarding your planned PC usage

Consumer review by:

Good product by Dell


Two days after I bought this desktop I was playing music and working on something else at the same time, all of a sudden a message on the screen pops up saying "your computer is going to restart". I thought that was weird and waited to see if it's...

Silent and Fast

Crashes sometimes

Consumer review by:

Nice, but needs Win7


I bought this to replace my aging Discount Gamer's rig. I quickly downgraded to Win7 only to find that some the Dell drivers are useless. I had to use the drivers from the Windows update site to fix the BSOD they caused. The ATI card itself is useless,...


The graphics card


Consumer review by:

The PC is fine, IE 10 reeks


I can't do anything without popups and fake install screens for Flash (not from Adobe) and other fake ads trying to get me to install junk. It is even happening as I type this. I have popup blockers, IE locked down tight, and up to date firewall and...


WIndows 8 and IE 10

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Smokin fast. But it's windows 8, not 8.1


Smoking fast . Boots up in less than 20 seconds. Only draw back is it's windows 89 and 2 weeks after I bought , they came out with windows 8.1..NO free upgrade.This product is... Inputs which I need, easy to set up, lightning fast, usb 3.0About me......

Boot up time. About 20 seconds

windows 8 and 2 weeks after I buy it they now have windows 8.1

Consumer review by:

great computer


very fast and easy to use--easy to set up very quiet--sleek appearance--lite weightThis product is... quiet, Premium quality mouse/keyboard combo, easy to set up, lightning fastAbout me... Basic web surfing & emails, Computer technology beginner,...

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Great computer at a great price.


I have to admit that I replaced a 9 year old computer with this one. So probably most new computers would seem great by comparison. But I am in IT and this is a higher end machine and I do like the performance.This product is... Inputs which I need,...

Lots of power and room to grow

Haven't found anything yet

Consumer review by:

Great system


This is my third Dell desktop computer. Dell makes a great product. Much faster than my old one, but I am having trouble learning Windows 8. I like XP much better!This product is... quiet, easy to set upAbout me... Budget Conscious, Basic web surfing &...

Easy to set up, runs quickly

Windows 8

Consumer review by:

Always A Dell


I had to upgrade as per BB GS when I took in my other Dell to replace a Video/Graphics Card I was told the computer needed to be replaced as at that point the GS Tech told me it would not load any programs, etc, though it did come to start screen. This...

Pretty, huge storage and ram

Getting Used to Windows 8

Consumer review by:

Fast internet response


This computer does a great job for the money. It is relatively easy to set up although getting used to Windows 8 is a pain.This product is... quiet, easy to set upAbout me... Budget Conscious

Windows 8