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Dell Studio XPS 7100

Dell Studio XPS 7100
alaScore 87

25 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Dell Studio XPS 7100. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability. The design is also appreciated.

price, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell Studio XPS 7100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Nate Ralph (pcworld.com)

Dell Studio XPS 7100

 

Priced at just over $1500 (as of August 1, 2010, as configured), the Dell Studio XPS 7100 is a mainstream desktop targeted at shoppers who want a PC that has enough muscle to tackle modern games and CPU-intensive tasks such as photo editing or light...

Attractive case ; Built-in Wi-Fi

Limited upgradability

Versatile, attractive, and capable--Dell’s Studio XPS 7100 lacks upgrade potential, but it's a strong contender for the media-savvy set.

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Daniel A. Begun (pcmag.com)

Dell Studio s7100-1060NBK

 

The Dell Studio s7100-1060NBK is a general-purpose desktop that brings plenty of horsepower to the table for everyday applications and even includes expansion room for future hardware upgrades.

Strong overall performance. Room for expansion. No bloatware. 802.11n Wi-Fi adapter.

Anemic 3D performance. Flimsy mouse.

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Jun, 2010

Expert review by : Rich Brown (cnet.com)

Dell Studio XPS 7100 review: Dell Studio XPS 7100

 

Dell Studio XPS 7100

Best value among midrange PCs for its features and gaming performance; Blu-ray drive; wireless networking card.

Limited upgrade path; clunky hard drive configuration; relatively slow application performance.

Dell configured the all-AMD Studio XPS 7100 squarely at gamers, throwing in a powerful 3D card to offset the slow six-core AMD CPU. The result is a fast gaming PC with well-rounded features for an affordable price thanks to a two-month-long special...

Jun, 2010

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by (pcmag.com)

Dell Studio XPS 7100

 

The system has some internal expansion room, including space for 1 PCI card, two hard drives, and one optical drive. There are plenty of ports and space—it's just that most of the slots have already been populated. You'll have to pop out some of the...

Very good gaming performance. 6-core AMD Phenom II processor. Intelligent solution to bloatware problem. 15-month McAfee Security Center subscription. 802.11a/b/g/n wireless. Immobilizing bracket on graphics card. HDMI, eSATA, DisplayPort. Blu-ray

Less legacy technologies. Expansion space is mostly full

The Dell Studio XPS 7100 sits at a genre-straddling nexus as a multimedia PC that also plays 3D games well.

Expert review by (consumersearch.com)

Best mainstream desktop computer

 

The Dell Studio XPS 7100 is a capable mainstream desktop, with power to spare for everyday computing and most processor-intensive tasks. It also is a more-than-respectable gaming machine, offering very good gaming performance for the price....

Excellent value, discrete graphics, good gaming performance

Not much room for upgrades, blu-ray drive costs extra

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : J.R. Nelson (desktopreview.com)

Dell Studio XPS 7100 Review

 

Dell is the first major computer manufacturer to market a desktop both with AMD's new Vision market branding as well as with their new six-core processors.

Attractive design ; Six-core CPU, powerful GPU ; THX-certified sound, Blu-ray drive ; Good value for the money

No TV tuner ; Wired keyboard and mouse

It was mentioned earlier that the original Studio XPS rated so well because it offered exceptional performance for a market-leading price. Despite putting out some quality computers, nothing Dell has offered since then has come close. The Studio XPS...

May, 2010

Expert review by : Nate Ralph, pcworld.com (techadvisor.co.uk)

Dell Studio XPS 7100 review

 

The Dell Studio XPS 7100 is attractive, it offers a six-core AMD processor, and it bundles a few media-centric hardware extras, making for a surprisingly versatile package.

If you're unperturbed by the limited upgrade potential (a standard caveat for systems from the bigger PC vendors), the Dell Studio XPS 7100 is a solid choice. It combines an attractive chassis with strong general and gaming performance, and it adds...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Rich Brown (cnet.com.au)

Dell Studio XPS 7100 review: Dell Studio XPS 7100

 

Dell Studio XPS 7100

Best value among midrange PCs for its features and gaming performance; Blu-ray drive; wireless networking card.

Limited upgrade path; clunky hard drive configuration; relatively slow application performance.

Dell configured the all-AMD Studio XPS 7100 squarely at gamers, throwing in a powerful 3D card to offset the slow six-core AMD CPU. The result is a fast gaming PC with well-rounded features for an affordable price thanks to a two-month-long special...

Jun, 2010

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

Great Computer ”

 

I was tired of having my kids using my computer, so I decided that I need a computer in the living room so they can play on it. After a little research, I decided to buy the Dell Studio Xps 7100 desktop computer. This computer fits all of my needs and...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

THE DELL SPACE SAVER! ”

 

NO LONGER USE YOUR ENTIRE DESK FOR YOUR HOME OR WORK SYSTEM!LEAVE THE SPACE FOR YOUR MORNING COFFEE!!

Dec, 2010
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Product Specifications

Design

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Chassis type:Desktop / Micro Tower / Mini Tower
Color of product:Black / Grey / Silver

Energy Management

Power availability:460
Power supply:460

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:2
PCI Express x16 slots:1
PCI slots:1

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 5670 / AMD Radeon HD 5770
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.024
On-board graphics adapter:N / No

Memory

Internal memory:4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 6 / 8
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory layout:1 x 4 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:4x DIMM

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

BD interface type:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD-RW

Other Features

Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA
BIOS password: Yes
Built-in camera: No
Compatible operating systems:Windows XP/Vista/7
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:AMD
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Internal drive bays:2 x 3.5'', 2 x 5.25''
Mac compatibility: No
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Networking topology:Gigabit Ethernet
On-board graphics adapter: No
Platform:PC
TV tuner integrated: No
Weight:22.4

Packaging Content

Display included: No
Handheld remote control: No
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mouse included: Yes

Performance

Audio output channels:7.1
Audio system:THX
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: No
DVI port: Yes
eSATA ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1 / 2 / 7
Line-in: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:2
S/PDIF out port: Yes
Serial ports quantity:4
USB 2.0 ports quantity:8

Power

Power availability:460
Power supply:460

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):14
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
L2 cache:3
L3 cache:6
Number of Processing Die Transistors:230
Number of processors installed:1
Processing die size:206
Processor:1035T / 1045T / 820
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 6
Processor cache type:L2 / L3
Processor codename:Smithfield
Processor core voltage (AC):1.25-1.400
Processor cores:2 / 6
Processor family:AMD Phenom II X6 / Intel Pentium 4
Processor frequency:2.6 / 2.7 / 2.8
Processor front side bus:800
Processor lithography:90
Processor model:1035T / 1045T / 820
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Pentium D 800 series
Processor socket:Socket T (LGA 775)
Processor threads:2
Tcase:64.1
Thermal Design Power (TDP):95

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: No
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):32
Processor ARK ID:27512
Processor package size:37.5
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), miniSD, MMC, MMCmicro, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, SD, SDHC, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1024
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1024 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:17.7 / 17.9
Height:16.1
Weight:22.5
Width:7.32 / 7.48