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Dell XPS 600

Dell XPS 600
alaScore 83

23 reviews

Oct, 2014

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Dell XPS 600 Review

 

This fast, expensive gaming system and Media Center PC suits the well-heeled gamer who rarely opens the case.

Clever case design for front door

Lacks easy expandability

The keyboard is small and light but still feels sturdy. It has eight small shortcut buttons; big, easy-to-reach multimedia control keys; and, best of all, a large volume control knob that you can easily find without looking at the keyboard

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Dell XPS 600

 

Installed RAM: 1024 MB, RAID: Yes, Primary Optical Drive: Dual-Layer DVD+/-RW, Graphics Card: nVidia GeForce 7800 G...

Good gaming scores. Huge 24-inch widescreen display in package. Less expensive than its boutique competitors. Dual-core performance. 15-month McAfee security. Two TV tuners.

That darn kickstand.

While not the frames-per-second leader, the Dell XPS 600 makes a case for itself as a gaming PC for the multitasking multimedia hound.

Editor's Choice!

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Dell Dimension XPS 600

 

Built in the same case as the Gen 5, with a new "armor" front plate, the XPS 600 is still large, silver and black, and imposing. The case is plastic, so you don't get the solid feel of some all-metal cases from boutique vendors, but it helps keep the...

Two top-of-the-line graphics cards in an SLI (Scalable Link Interface) configuration. Top gaming scores. System stability. Huge 24-inch widescreen display. Less expensive than its overclocked competitors

Kickstand is annoying

The Dell Dimension XPS 600 has the power to help steamroll your opponents, and it's ready to play tomorrow's games too.

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Dell XPS 600 (Pentium EE)

 

We've seen the Dell XPS 600 with a single-core Pentium 4 EE processor. Our latest look at the machine has a dual-core Pentium Extreme Edition 840 processor instead, pumped up to the maximum 3.6 GHz. While the fast EE 840 processor and dual GeForce 7800...

Good gaming scores. Huge 24-inch widescreen display in package. Less expensive than its boutique competitors. Dual-core performance. 15-month McAfee security. Two TV tuners

That darn kickstand

While not the frames-per-second leader, the Dell XPS 600 makes a case for itself as a gaming PC for the multitasking multimedia hound.

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How to Max Out a Dell XPS 600 and Your Credit Card

 

So what does it take to put together a screaming system that'll be the envy of all your gaming friends? A good bit of money; patience and technical know-how helps too. Keep reading to see us put together a true dream machine.

Above is a picture of the actual PILE of boxes that we received piece by piece from Dell. I know you can't tell from the picture, but this pile of boxes is over 4 feet high and 6 feet wide

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Dell XPS 600 Renegade Systems Sell Out

 

We spoke with Dell yesterday and asked if they thought that the Dell XPS 600 Renegade was a success and their reply was, "It was intended to showcase our commitment to gaming". Our contact at Dell never did say it was a success and made it clear that...

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PC Plus review: Dell XPS 600

 

It's fast but expensive, and although well designed, the proprietary nature is a drawback.

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Dell XPS 600 – SLI Gaming PC

 

Dell has been churning out impressive gaming systems of late. But is its latest desktop XPS as good as it could be?

On the right hand side of the system is a flap covering a cubby hole containing the front mounted ports: the usual complement, the two USB 2.0 ports, a full-size FireWire port and headphone and microphone sockets, the latter important for Skype and the...

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Dell Dimension XPS 600 review

 

If you're not the kind of person that likes to dig components up from graves and solder them together while Futurama plays on a far-off television set, then a boxed extreme gaming machine may be the answer to your lust for high polygon-count...

Frightening performance ; Easy-open case ; Huge storage capacity

Glitzy front-panel is slightly kitsch

We had similar experiences playing Half-Life 2 and Battlefield 2. Hardcore gamers with fat wallets looking for a boxed solution to their needs should definitely consider the XPS 600 alongside current offerings from the specialist games-machine...

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Dell XPS 600 a Great Dell Experience! ”

 

Getting the Dell XPS 600 was an awesome experience for me  When we received the computer it was much larger than I had anticipated.  In fact it is the biggest and heaviest PC that I have owned to date.  It came equipped with the Intel Pentium Extreme...

Product Specifications

Packed with some of the latest in high performance technology, including Genuine Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, the Pentium D processor and NVIDIA's SLI chipset, the XPS 600 delivers pure gaming and multimedia muscle for those who demand the absolute best from their PC. Embrace the power of two dual-core processing and dual graphics put the XPS 600 in elite company. This desktop is supplied with the 19-inch E196FP Analog Flat Panel as a featured upgrade.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/4MB
Per Processor Size:2MB/4MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:19.2in
Height:19.3in
Weight:41.9lbs
Width:8.7in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:19in
Diagonal Size (metric):48.3cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Type:LCD display
Widescreen Display: No

Header

Compatibility:PC
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Dell
Model:600/XPS 600
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Dimension/Dell XPS

Mainboard

Chipset Type:NVIDIA nForce4 SLI Intel Edition
Data Bus Speed:800MHz

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:48x (CD) / 16x (DVD)
Type:DVD-ROM

Optical Storage (2nd)

Read Speed:48x
Rewrite Speed:32x
Write Speed:48x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.8GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:820
Type:Pentium D

RAM

Installed Size:1GB
Max Supported Size:8GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

On-Site Warranty:On-site
Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

RAID Level:RAID 0 / RAID 1

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-150

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB
OS Certified:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 / Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Recommended Use:Home use
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 6800
Interface Type:PCI Express x16
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