Detailed Specs Comparison

Dell XPS 8950 Desktop vs. Acer Nitro 50 (N50-620)

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell XPS 8950 Desktop and Acer Nitro 50 (N50-620) specs including price, processors, memory, graphics, storage, ports, and more.

Specs Comparison

Dell XPS 8950 Desktop image
Dell XPS 8950 Desktop
Acer Nitro 50 (N50-620) image
Acer Nitro 50 (N50-620)

Key Features

What's new
  • The first XPS Desktop with a liquid cooling option.
  • 12th Generation Intel Alder Lake K-Series Processors.
  • Up to 125W Intel Core i9-12900K (16 Cores, 30MB Cache, Up to 5.2 GHz)
  • Up to 64GB of 4400 MHz Dual-Channel DDR5 Memory
  • Up to 128GB of 3600 MHz Dual-Channel DDR5 Memory
  • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3090 (24GB GDDR6x)
  • Up to AMD® Radeon™ RX 6900 XT (16GB GDDR6)
  • Up to 750W Platinum PSU
  • Available in both
    Night SkyPlatinum Silver
  • New 27L chassis with 42% larger than before.
  • Better cooling solutions for better airflow and acoustics.
  • 11th Generation Intel Rocket Lake Processors.
  • Up to Intel® Core™ i7-11700 (8 cores/ 16 threads).
  • Up to NVIDIA GeForce® RTX 3060 Ti GPU, (8GB GDDR6).
  • Up to 64GB dual-channel 3200MHz DDR4 memory.
  • Up to 2 x 3TB 3.5” SATA HDD Slots
  • Up to 1 x 2TB PCIe Gen NVMe SSD.
  • Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax/ac/a/b/g/n)
  • Dragon LAN 1Gbps Ethernet.
  • Optinal Built-in Wireless Charging Pad.

Availability

Dell XPS 8950 DesktopAcer Nitro 50 (N50-620)
Released20212021
Release InfoAnnounced on October 27, 2021Announced on May 27, 2021.
PricingStarting at $919.00Starting at $949.
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop Price
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop PC, 11th Gen Octa-core Intel I7-11700 up to 4.9GHz Processor, 64GB DDR4 Memory, 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD +2TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD, DVD-RW Drive, Windows 10 + HDMI
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop PC, 11th Gen Octa-core Intel I7-11700 up to 4.9GHz Processor, 64GB DDR4 Memory, 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD +2TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD, DVD-RW Drive, Windows 10 + HDMI
By Dell
$1,449.99
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop PC, 10th Gen Octa-core Intel i7-10700 2.9GHz Processor, 32GB DDR4 Memory, 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD +1TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD, DVD-RW Drive, Windows 10 w/ Accessories
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop PC, 10th Gen Octa-core Intel i7-10700 2.9GHz Processor, 32GB DDR4 Memory, 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD +1TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD, DVD-RW Drive, Windows 10 w/ Accessories
By Dell
$979.00
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop PC, Octa-core 10th Gen Intel i7-10700 2.9GHz Processor, 32GB DDR4 Memory, 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD +1TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD, Windows 10 w/Mazepoly Accessories
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop PC, Octa-core 10th Gen Intel i7-10700 2.9GHz Processor, 32GB DDR4 Memory, 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD +1TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD, Windows 10 w/Mazepoly Accessories
By Dell
$998.98
Acer Nitro 50 Price
Acer Nitro 50 N50-620-UA91 Gaming Desktop | 11th Gen Intel Core i5-11400F 6-Core Processor | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 | 8GB DDR4 | 512GB NVMe M.2 SSD | Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 | Keyboard and Mouse
Acer Nitro 50 N50-620-UA91 Gaming Desktop | 11th Gen Intel Core i5-11400F 6-Core Processor | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 | 8GB DDR4 | 512GB NVMe M.2 SSD | Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 | Keyboard and Mouse
By Acer
$799.00
Acer Nitro 50 Gaming Desktop Computer, Intel Hexa-Core i5-10400 (Beat i7-8700), 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, Type-C, GTX 1650 4GB, Windows 10, BROAGE 64GB Flash Drive
Acer Nitro 50 Gaming Desktop Computer, Intel Hexa-Core i5-10400 (Beat i7-8700), 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, Type-C, GTX 1650 4GB, Windows 10, BROAGE 64GB Flash Drive
By Acer
$1,199.00
Acer Flagship Nitro 50 Gaming Desktop Computer 11th Generation Intel Hexa-core i5-11400F Processor (Beats i7-9700F) 8GB DDR4 512GB SSD GeForce GTX 1650 4GB USB-C DVI WiFi6 Win10 Black + HDMI Cable
Acer Flagship Nitro 50 Gaming Desktop Computer 11th Generation Intel Hexa-core i5-11400F Processor (Beats i7-9700F) 8GB DDR4 512GB SSD GeForce GTX 1650 4GB USB-C DVI WiFi6 Win10 Black + HDMI Cable
By Acer
$949.00

Exterior

Dell XPS 8950 DesktopAcer Nitro 50 (N50-620)
Size Comparison
Dimensions
  • 16.8 x 14.8 x 6.81” (426.7 x 372.9 x 173 mm)
    Without feed
  • 16.8 x 15.39 x 6.81” (426.7 x 391 x 173 mm)
    With feed
15.19 x 15.43 x 6.89 (386 x 392 x 175 mm)
Weight
  • Starting weight: 16.36lbs (7.42kg)
    Night Sky
  • Starting weight: 16.79lbs (7.62kg)
    Platinum Silver
22 lb (10 kg)
Approximately.
Colors
Night SkyPlatinum Silver
Black
With dynamic contours and burning red LEDs.
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Dell KB216 Multimedia Keyboard
    Black or White
  • Dell MS116Optical Mouse
    Black or White
  • Standard Acer Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
  • Standard Acer Wired Keyboard and Mouse
PortsFront
  • 3 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
  • 1 x Headset jack
  • 1 x SD Card Slot
    Optional
Rear
  • 4 x USB-A
    2 x USB 2.0 (480Mbps)
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20Gbps)
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.4
    Works on processors with integrated graphics.
  • 1 x Gigabit Ethernet
  • 6 x Audio port
    7.1 channel audio 6-connector stack of restackable audio ports.
  • 1 x AC Power Connector
Front
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps).
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps).
  • 1 x Headphone Jack
  • 1 x Microphone Jack
Rear
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 2.0 (480 Mbps).
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps).
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps).
  • 1 x RJ-45 
    Gigabit Ethernet.
  • 3 x Audio Jack
    1 x Line-in, 1 x Line-out,  and 1 x Microphone 3.5mm audio jack.
  • 1 x Power Connection

Chasis

Dell XPS 8950 DesktopAcer Nitro 50 (N50-620)
Form FactorMini Tower (27.1L)Tower (18L)
Power Supply
  • 460W
    80+ Bronze85% Efficiency
  • 750W
    80+ Platinum92% Efficiency
500W
80+ Gold87% Efficiency
Bays2 x 3.5" disk bay
Optical Drives
  • No Optical Drive
  • Tray load DVD Drive
    Reads and Writes to DVD/CD
  • Tray-load Blu-Ray Drive
    Reads and Writes to BD/DVD/CD

Internal Specs

Dell XPS 8950 DesktopAcer Nitro 50 (N50-620)
ChipsetIntel® Z690 ChipsetIntel® B560 Chipset
Processor
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12600K
    10C/16T, 3.70 → 4.90 GHz, 20MB SmartCache, 125W
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700K
    12C/20T, 3.60 → 5.00 GHz, 25MB SmartCache, 125W
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900K
    16C/24T, 3.20 → 5.20 GHz, 30MB SmartCache, 125W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400F
    6C/12T, 2.60 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11700F
    8C/16T, 2.50 → 4.90 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 65W
Integrated Graphics
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12600K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 770
    32 Execution Units, 300 → 1450 MHz
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 770
    32 Execution Units, 300 → 1500 MHz
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 770
    32 Execution Units, 300 → 1550 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400F
    Not Available
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11700F
    Not Available
Discrete GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce®
  • GTX 1650 SUPER™ - 4GB GDDR6
  • GTX 1660 SUPER™ - 6GB GDDR6
  • GTX 1660 Ti - 6GB GDDR6
  • RTX™ 3060 - 12GB GDDR6
  • RTX™ 3060 Ti - 8GB GDDR6 LHR
  • RTX™ 3070 - 8GB GDDR6 LHR
  • RTX™ 3080 - 10GB GDDR6x LHR
  • RTX™ 3080 Ti - 12GB GDDR6x
  • RTX™ 3090 - 24GB GDDR6x
AMD® Radeon™
  • RX 6700 XT - 12GB GDDR6
  • RX 6900 XT - 16GB GDDR6
NVIDIA® GeForce®
  • GTX 1650 SUPER™ - 4GB GDDR5
  • GTX 1660 SUPER™ - 6GB GDDR6
  • RTX™ 3060 - 12GB GDDR6
  • RTX™ 3060 Ti - 8GB GDDR6
Memory
  • Memory Slots: 4 DIMM slots
  • Memory Type: Single or Dual Channel DDR5 Memory
  • Memory Speed:
    3600 MHz4400 MHz
  • Memory Per Slot:
    8GB16GB32GB
Memory Configurations
  • 8GB16GB32GB64GB
    4400 MHz Dual-Channel DDR5 memory.
  • 128GB
    3600 MHz Dual-Channel DDR5 memory.
  • Memory Slots: 4 DIMM slots
  • Memory Type: Single or Dual Channel DDR4 Memory
  • Memory Speed:
    3200MHz
Memory Configurations
4GB8GB16GB32GB64GB
Storage
  • 256GB512GB1TB2TB
    M.2 PCIe NVME SSD
  • 1TB2TB
    7200 RPM SATA HDD
  • 256GB512GB1TB2TB
    M.2 PCIe Gen NVMe SSD.
  • 1TB2TB3TB
    5400 rpm or 7200 rpm 3.5" SATA Hard Drive
SlotsExpansion Slots
  • 1 x PCIe x16 slot 
    PCIe Gen 5, Full-height
  • 2 x PCIe x4 slot
    Full-height
SATA
  • 4 x SATA slots
    ForHDD/SSD, and slim Optical Drive.
M.2
  • 1 x M.2 2230 slot
    For WiFi and Bluetooth combo card
  • 2 x M.2 2230/2280 slot
    For SSD/Intel Optane
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x PCIe x16 slot 
    Full-height
SATA
  • 2 x SATA slots
    For HDD/SSD.
M.2
  • 1 x M.2 2230 slot
    For WiFi and Bluetooth combo card
  • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 slot
    For M.2 SSD

Connectivity

Dell XPS 8950 DesktopAcer Nitro 50 (N50-620)
Wi-FiIntel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 AX1675
Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi-6 (802.11ax)Bluetooth 5.2
Wi-Fi 6 
IEEE 802.11 AX
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth 5.0
EthernetKiller E3100G Ethernet controller
10/100/1000 Mbps.
Realtek Dragon Gigabit Ethernet controller
10/100/1000 Mbps.

Software

Dell XPS 8950 DesktopAcer Nitro 50 (N50-620)
OS
  • Windows 11 Home
  • Windows 11 Pro
Windows 10 Home
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-day trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe 12 Month Subscription
NitroSenseDTS Sound UnboundDTS:X UltraApp ExplorerCare CenterQuick AccessAcer Product RegistrationNVIDIA GeForce ExperienceDropboxExpressVPNEvernote

Camera & Audio

Dell XPS 8950 DesktopAcer Nitro 50 (N50-620)
Audio
  • Audio controller
    • Integrated 7.1 Channel Audio with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro
  • External Ports
    • One Headset Port
      Front
    • Six Audio port
      Rear, 7.1 channel audio 6-connector stack of restackable audio ports.
  • DTX:X Ultra
  • External Ports
    • 1 x Headphone Jack
      Front
    • 1 x Microphone Jack
      Front
    • 3 x Audio port
      1 x Line-in, 1 x Line-out,  and 1 x Microphone 3.5mm audio jack. (Rear).

Misc

Dell XPS 8950 DesktopAcer Nitro 50 (N50-620)
Warranty1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis3 years on-site warranty.

Dell XPS 8950 Desktop vs. Acer Nitro 50 (N50-620)

The Dell XPS 8950 Desktop and the Acer Nitro 50 (N50-620) were released in the same year, 2021. The Dell XPS 8950 Desktop has a mini tower form factor that can fit a micro ATX and Mini ITX motherboard, a few hard disk drives, and a single full-height graphics card. The Acer Nitro 50 (N50-620) has a full-tower form factor that can accommodate a large motherboard, multiple graphics cards, extra storage, and better cooling solution.

Processor

The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is like the brains of your desktop computer. Its performance determines how fast and responsive your PC is. Generally, a processor with newer architecture, more CPU cores, higher TDP (measured in W), and faster clock speed (measured in GHz) tends to be more expensive and run faster than others with older architecture, fewer CPU cores, lower TDP, and lower clock speed.

For Dell XPS 8950 Desktop, you have options to configure it with a 125W 12th Generation Intel Alder Lake 10-core Intel Core i5-12600K up to a 125W 16-core Intel Core i9-12900K with a boost speed up to 5.20 GHz.

While Acer Nitro 50 (N50-620) has configurations with a 65W 11th Generation Intel Rocket Lake 6-core Intel Core i5-11400F up to a 65W 8-core Intel Core i7-11700F with a boost speed up to 4.90 GHz.

Memory

The Random Access Memory or RAM is the super-fast and temporary storage used to handle all active tasks, apps, and games that will go away when your PC turns off. The more memory your PC has, the better multitasking your PC can handle without having to reload data from slower permanent storage that includes the hard disk drive or solid-state drive.

Both PCs have the same amount of four RAM slots meaning that you upgrade later if you are unsatisfied with the amount of memory on your PC. You can upgrade memory on Dell XPS 8950 Desktop up to 64GB of 4400MHz or 128GB of 3600MHz dual-channel DDR5 memory. For Acer Nitro 50 (N50-620), it supports up to 64GB of 3200MHz dual-channel DDR4 memory.

Ports

Computer ports are the interface for connecting your PC to its peripheral devices or other PCs. The most common peripherals are keyboard, mouse, monitor, flash drive, speaker, and printer. Most of them use Universal Serial Bus (USB) as their connection to your computer. So the PC with more USB ports can connect to more peripherals at the same time.

There is a total number of 9 USB ports available on the Dell XPS 8950 Desktop, two more than the Acer Nitro 50 (N50-620) that has only 7 USB ports. On top of the number of USB ports, the type and version of each USB port are also necessary for determining how fast it is.

The Dell XPS 8950 Desktop has seven USB Type-A ports and two USB Type-C ports. It has two ports that support USB 2.0 (480 Mbps), five ports that support USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), one port that supports USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), and one port that supports USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20 Gbps).

For Acer Nitro 50 (N50-620), it has five USB Type-A ports and two USB Type-C ports. The PC has two ports that support USB 2.0 (480 Mbps), two ports that support USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), and three ports that support USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps).

Pricing

Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop Price
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop PC, 11th Gen Octa-core Intel I7-11700 up to 4.9GHz Processor, 64GB DDR4 Memory, 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD +2TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD, DVD-RW Drive, Windows 10 + HDMI
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop PC, 11th Gen Octa-core Intel I7-11700 up to 4.9GHz Processor, 64GB DDR4 Memory, 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD +2TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD, DVD-RW Drive, Windows 10 + HDMI
By Dell
$1,449.99
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop PC, 10th Gen Octa-core Intel i7-10700 2.9GHz Processor, 32GB DDR4 Memory, 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD +1TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD, DVD-RW Drive, Windows 10 w/ Accessories
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop PC, 10th Gen Octa-core Intel i7-10700 2.9GHz Processor, 32GB DDR4 Memory, 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD +1TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD, DVD-RW Drive, Windows 10 w/ Accessories
By Dell
$979.00
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop PC, Octa-core 10th Gen Intel i7-10700 2.9GHz Processor, 32GB DDR4 Memory, 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD +1TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD, Windows 10 w/Mazepoly Accessories
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop PC, Octa-core 10th Gen Intel i7-10700 2.9GHz Processor, 32GB DDR4 Memory, 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD +1TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD, Windows 10 w/Mazepoly Accessories
By Dell
$998.98
Acer Nitro 50 Price
Acer Nitro 50 N50-620-UA91 Gaming Desktop | 11th Gen Intel Core i5-11400F 6-Core Processor | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 | 8GB DDR4 | 512GB NVMe M.2 SSD | Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 | Keyboard and Mouse
Acer Nitro 50 N50-620-UA91 Gaming Desktop | 11th Gen Intel Core i5-11400F 6-Core Processor | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 | 8GB DDR4 | 512GB NVMe M.2 SSD | Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 | Keyboard and Mouse
By Acer
$799.00
Acer Nitro 50 Gaming Desktop Computer, Intel Hexa-Core i5-10400 (Beat i7-8700), 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, Type-C, GTX 1650 4GB, Windows 10, BROAGE 64GB Flash Drive
Acer Nitro 50 Gaming Desktop Computer, Intel Hexa-Core i5-10400 (Beat i7-8700), 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, Type-C, GTX 1650 4GB, Windows 10, BROAGE 64GB Flash Drive
By Acer
$1,199.00
Acer Flagship Nitro 50 Gaming Desktop Computer 11th Generation Intel Hexa-core i5-11400F Processor (Beats i7-9700F) 8GB DDR4 512GB SSD GeForce GTX 1650 4GB USB-C DVI WiFi6 Win10 Black + HDMI Cable
Acer Flagship Nitro 50 Gaming Desktop Computer 11th Generation Intel Hexa-core i5-11400F Processor (Beats i7-9700F) 8GB DDR4 512GB SSD GeForce GTX 1650 4GB USB-C DVI WiFi6 Win10 Black + HDMI Cable
By Acer
$949.00

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