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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 Desktop
Released2021
Release InfoAnnounced on October 27, 2021
PricingStarting at $919.00

Exterior

Dell XPS 8950 Desktop
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
Weight
  • Starting weight: 16.36lbs (7.42kg)
    Night Sky
  • Starting weight: 16.79lbs (7.62kg)
    Platinum Silver
Colors
Night SkyPlatinum Silver
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Dell KB216 Multimedia Keyboard
    Black or White
  • Dell MS116Optical Mouse
    Black or White
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

Chasis

Dell XPS 8950 Desktop
Form FactorMini Tower (27.1L)
Power Supply
  • 460W
    80+ Bronze85% Efficiency
  • 750W
    80+ Platinum92% Efficiency
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 Desktop
ChipsetIntel® Z690 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
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
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
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.
Storage
  • 256GB512GB1TB2TB
    M.2 PCIe NVME SSD
  • 1TB2TB
    7200 RPM SATA HDD
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

Connectivity

Dell XPS 8950 Desktop
Wi-FiIntel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 AX1675
Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi-6 (802.11ax)Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 5.2
EthernetKiller E3100G Ethernet controller
10/100/1000 Mbps.

Software

Dell XPS 8950 Desktop
OS
  • Windows 11 Home
  • Windows 11 Pro
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-day trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe 12 Month Subscription

Camera & Audio

Dell XPS 8950 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.

Misc

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