Detailed Specs Comparison

Dell XPS 8950 Desktop vs. Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell XPS 8950 Desktop and Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop specs including price, processors, memory, graphics, storage, ports, and more.

Specs Comparison

Dell XPS 8950 Desktop image
Dell XPS 8950 Desktop
Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop image
Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop

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.

Availability

Dell XPS 8950 DesktopDell Vostro 5880 Desktop
Released20212020
Release InfoAnnounced on October 27, 2021
PricingStarting at $919.00Starting from $549.00
i5-10400iGPUODD8GB256GB M.2 SDDWi-Fi 4460W PSU
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
Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop Price
Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop (2021) | Core i7-2TB HDD + 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 2060 | 8 Cores @ 4.8 GHz - 10th Gen CPU - 6GB GDDR6
Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop (2021) | Core i7-2TB HDD + 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 2060 | 8 Cores @ 4.8 GHz - 10th Gen CPU - 6GB GDDR6
By Dell
$1,433.17
2021 Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10700 - Eight Core 4.8Ghz - 2TB + 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
2021 Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10700 - Eight Core 4.8Ghz - 2TB + 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,433.29
2021 Dell Vostro 5000 Series 5880 Tower Business Desktop Computer, 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10400 6-Core Processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, HDMI, DisplayPort, DVD, Wi-Fi, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
2021 Dell Vostro 5000 Series 5880 Tower Business Desktop Computer, 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10400 6-Core Processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, HDMI, DisplayPort, DVD, Wi-Fi, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$649.00

Exterior

Dell XPS 8950 DesktopDell Vostro 5880 Desktop
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
11.83 x 14.44 x 6.65” (367 x 300.5 x 169 mm)
Weight
  • Starting weight: 16.36lbs (7.42kg)
    Night Sky
  • Starting weight: 16.79lbs (7.62kg)
    Platinum Silver
11.07 - 17.52 lb (5.02 - 7.95 kg)
Colors
Night SkyPlatinum Silver
Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Dell KB216 Multimedia Keyboard
    Black or White
  • Dell MS116Optical Mouse
    Black or White
  • Dell KB216 Wired Keyboard English Black
  • Dell MS116 Wired Mouse Black
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 2.0 port
    • 1 x USB 2.0 port with Power share
    • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Type-A) port
    • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Type-C) port
    • 1 x SD 3.0 media card reader (Optional)
    • 1 x Universal Audio Jack
  • Rear
    • 1 x RJ-45 port 10/100/1000 Mbps
    • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Type-A) ports
    • 2 x USB 2.0 ports with Smart Power On
    • 1 x Line-out re-tasking Line-in audio port
    • 1 x HDMI 1.4b
    • 1 x DisplayPort 1.4
    • 1 x Serial RS232 port
    • 1 x Power supply unit

Chasis

Dell XPS 8950 DesktopDell Vostro 5880 Desktop
Form FactorMini Tower (27.1L)Tower
Power Supply
  • 460W
    80+ Bronze85% Efficiency
  • 750W
    80+ Platinum92% Efficiency
260W460W
Bronze
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
Tray load DVD Drive
Reads and Writes to DVD/CD

Internal Specs

Dell XPS 8950 DesktopDell Vostro 5880 Desktop
ChipsetIntel® Z690 ChipsetIntel H470 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
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10100
    4C/8T, 3.60 → 4.30 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400
    6C/12T, 2.90 → 4.30 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400F
    6C/12T, 2.90 → 4.30 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700
    8C/16T, 2.90 → 4.80 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700F
    8C/16T, 2.90 → 4.80 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
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10100
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    23 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400F
    Not Available
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700F
    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®
  • GT 730 - 2GB GDDR5
  • GTX 1660 Ti - 6 GDDR6
  • RTX 2060 - 6 GDDR6
  • RTX 2070 Super - 8 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.
4GB8GB16GB32GB64GB
Single or dual-channel DDR4 2666 MHz or 2933 MHz.
2 x UDIMM slots
Storage
  • 256GB512GB1TB2TB
    M.2 PCIe NVME SSD
  • 1TB2TB
    7200 RPM SATA HDD
  • 256GB512GB1TB2TB
    M.2 PCIe NVME SSD
  • 1TB2TB
    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
  • 1 x PCIe x16
  • 2 x PCIe x1
  • 1 x PCI-32 expansion card slot
  • 1 x M.2 2230 slot for WiFi and Bluetooth combo card
  • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 slot for PCIe solid-state drive
  • 4 x SATA slots for 3.5-inch HDD, 2.5-inch HDD/SSD/ODD

Connectivity

Dell XPS 8950 DesktopDell Vostro 5880 Desktop
Wi-FiIntel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 AX1675
Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi-6 (802.11ax)Bluetooth 5.2
  • Realtek RTL8723DE
    Up to 150 Mbps2.4 GHzWiFi-4 (802.11n)Bluetooth 4.2
  • Qualcomm QCA9377
    Up to 433 MbpsDual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi-5 (802.11ac)Bluetooth 5.0
  • Qualcomm QCA61x4A
    Up to 867 MbpsDual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi-5 (802.11ac)Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth 4.2Bluetooth 5.0
EthernetKiller E3100G Ethernet controller
10/100/1000 Mbps.
Intel I219V Gigabit Ethernet controller
10/100/1000 Mbps.

Software

Dell XPS 8950 DesktopDell Vostro 5880 Desktop
OS
  • Windows 11 Home
  • Windows 11 Pro
Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-day trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe 12 Month Subscription
  • Microsoft Office 30-day trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe 12 Month Subscription
  • Cyberlink Media Suite Essentials without Media

Camera & Audio

Dell XPS 8950 DesktopDell Vostro 5880 Desktop
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.
  • Audio controller
    • Realtek ALC3246
  • External Ports
    • One headset port
    • One Line-out port

Misc

Dell XPS 8950 DesktopDell Vostro 5880 Desktop
Warranty1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis

Dell XPS 8950 Desktop vs. Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop

The Dell XPS 8950 Desktop is a newer system that was released in 2021, while the Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop was released a year earlier in 2020. Both systems share the same 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.

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 Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop has configurations with a 65W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake quad-core Intel Core i3-10100 up to a 65W 8-core Intel Core i7-10700F with a boost speed up to 4.80 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.

Fortunately, both PC allows you to upgrade later if you are unsatisfied with the amount of memory on your PC. The Dell XPS 8950 Desktop has four RAM slots that support up to 64GB of 4400MHz or 128GB of 3600MHz dual-channel DDR5 memory. On the other hand, the Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop has two RAM slots that you can upgrade up to 64GB of 2933MHz 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, one more than the Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop that has only 8 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 Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop, it has seven USB Type-A ports and one USB Type-C port. The PC has four ports that support USB 2.0 (480 Mbps) and four ports that support USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 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
Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop Price
Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop (2021) | Core i7-2TB HDD + 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 2060 | 8 Cores @ 4.8 GHz - 10th Gen CPU - 6GB GDDR6
Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop (2021) | Core i7-2TB HDD + 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 2060 | 8 Cores @ 4.8 GHz - 10th Gen CPU - 6GB GDDR6
By Dell
$1,433.17
2021 Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10700 - Eight Core 4.8Ghz - 2TB + 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
2021 Dell Vostro 5880 Desktop - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10700 - Eight Core 4.8Ghz - 2TB + 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,433.29
2021 Dell Vostro 5000 Series 5880 Tower Business Desktop Computer, 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10400 6-Core Processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, HDMI, DisplayPort, DVD, Wi-Fi, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
2021 Dell Vostro 5000 Series 5880 Tower Business Desktop Computer, 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10400 6-Core Processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, HDMI, DisplayPort, DVD, Wi-Fi, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$649.00

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