Round Rock, Texas, November 17, 2008
New Dell Studio XPS desktop delivers latest technology at sub-$1,000 mainstream price
Features new Intel Core i7 processor with the power to take on the most demanding digital duties today – and tomorrow
New Studio XPS brand spotlights premium products, featuring state-of-the-art technology, stylish design
Dell has shifted its season of design and discovery into high gear with the launch of the Studio XPS desktop, a premium PC that features the new ultra fast Intel® CoreTM i7 processor. This is the first Studio XPS PC which represents the best of the Studio product portfolio: premium products that combine state-of-the-art technology, great performance and stylish design.
Available today on www.dell.com/Studioxps, the Studio XPS desktop starts at $949 (without monitor) and can be customized with a variety of complementary high-performance components. Technology enthusiasts will appreciate that the Studio XPS desktop with a Core i7 processor can deliver up to 44 percent faster video editing and encoding, plus outstanding performance on applications like image rendering, photo retouching and editing.1
The Studio XPS desktop packs a lot of the same performance and features found in full-size high-performance gaming rigs, like the Alienware Area-51 X-58 and the XPS 730x, into a smaller, more compact mini-tower featuring glossy black finish that looks sharp in the home office or the entertainment center. All systems share the new Hyper-Threading and Turbo Boost technology of Intel’s new Core i7 processor. This technology provides dynamic speed increases on demand and results in up to 65 percent performance improvement for the latest multithreaded applications.2
Holiday shoppers can purchase a Dell Studio XPS desktop with Intel’s new Core i7 processor for $949. For the next 48 hours they can purchase the new Studio XPS desktop for the special introductory price of $999, including 4GB of memory and a 20-inch flat panel monitor. See www.dell.com/xpsevent for more information.
The Studio XPS desktop configured with an optional TV tuner is an ideal choice as the center of a home entertainment system:
All graphics options include a built-in HDMI port for easy connection to most LCD TVs.
Support for up to 1TB of hard drive space to store music libraries, favorite movies and TV shows.
Optional Blu-ray DiscTM drive can alleviate the need to purchase, make room for and set up a separate Blu-ray player.
Compact size fits easily in smaller spaces: 14.2-inches x 6.7-inches x 17.1-inches.
The Studio XPS desktop features 64-bit versions of Microsoft® Windows Vista® so it can take advantage of up to 12GB tri-channel DDR3 memory, which can improve performance in multitasking and memory-intensive applications like photo and video editing software.
A plethora of ports on the Studio XPS desktop make it easy to connect accessories and peripherals: eight USB 2.0 (four front, four back), two IEEE 1394 (4-pin front, 6-pin back), microphone/line in (front and back), built- in 7.1 audio support (six connectors), S/PDIF, eSata (all back).
“The Studio XPS desktop combines powerful features and technology with a stylish design and is the perfect choice for people who are expanding their multimedia horizons” said Michael Tatelman, vice president, Dell global consumer sales and marketing. “By bringing this level of performance to the mainstream, we are enabling creative journeys of self discovery and self expression.”
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