Dell XPS 8950 Desktop Specs

Here's what you need to know about Dell XPS 8950 Desktop Specs, including price, processors, memory, graphics, storage, ports, and more.

Dell XPS 8950 Desktop Specs

The new Dell XPS Desktop 8940 features a redesigned chassis that changed the game for the XPS Desktop. Getting back to XPS roots with a larger chassis design, the new XPS Desktop boasts monstrous performance with improved thermal design and a new liquid cooling option for creation and gaming performance.

It’s more expandable, too, supporting up to 350 W gaming level graphics even next-gen graphics and memory. All this power and expandability is wrapped in an elegant, minimalist design that can complement any home.

What's New in Dell XPS 8950 Desktop

Here's what you need to know about the Dell XPS 8950 Desktop.

  • 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 Sky Platinum Silver
  • New 27L chassis with 42% larger than before.
  • Better cooling solutions for better airflow and acoustics.

Dell XPS 8950 Desktop Full Specifications

Dell XPS 8950 Desktop image
Dell XPS 8950 Desktop

Availability

Released2021
Release InfoAnnounced on October 27, 2021
PricingStarting at $919.00
Generations
Dell XPS 8950 Tower Desktop Price
Dell XPS 8950 Desktop Computer - 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700, 32GB DDR5 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Intel UHD 770 Graphics, Killer Wi-Fi 6, Air Cooling, USB-C, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Pro - Black
Dell XPS 8950 Desktop Computer - 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700, 32GB DDR5 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Intel UHD 770 Graphics, Killer Wi-Fi 6, Air Cooling, USB-C, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Pro - Black
By Dell
$1,195.99
Was: $1,259.99
Dell XPS 8950 Desktop Computer - 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700K, 16GB DDR5 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 12GB, Wi-Fi 6, VR Ready, Air Cooled, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Home - Black
Dell XPS 8950 Desktop Computer - 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700K, 16GB DDR5 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 12GB, Wi-Fi 6, VR Ready, Air Cooled, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Home - Black
By Dell
$1,619.00
Was: $1,749.99
Dell XPS 8950 Gaming Desktop Computer 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700K 12-Core up to 5.00 GHz CPU, 32GB DDR5 RAM, 2TB SSD + 2TB HDD, GeForce RTX 3060 12GB GPU, Killer Wi-Fi 6, DVD Burner, Windows 11 Home
Dell XPS 8950 Gaming Desktop Computer 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700K 12-Core up to 5.00 GHz CPU, 32GB DDR5 RAM, 2TB SSD + 2TB HDD, GeForce RTX 3060 12GB GPU, Killer Wi-Fi 6, DVD Burner, Windows 11 Home
By Dell
$2,011.80
Was: $2,342.55
Dell XPS 8950 Desktop - Intel Core i9 12900K, 32GB DDR5 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti, Killer Wi-Fi 6, Liquid Cooling, Win 11 Pro - Black
Dell XPS 8950 Desktop - Intel Core i9 12900K, 32GB DDR5 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti, Killer Wi-Fi 6, Liquid Cooling, Win 11 Pro - Black
By Dell
$2,199.99
Dell XPS 8940 Desktop Computer Tower - Intel Core i7-11700, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Wired Keyboard and Mouse Combo, Intel UHD Graphics 750, Wi-Fi 6, USB, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Pro – Black
Dell XPS 8940 Desktop Computer Tower - Intel Core i7-11700, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Wired Keyboard and Mouse Combo, Intel UHD Graphics 750, Wi-Fi 6, USB, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Pro – Black
By Dell
$1,098.00
Was: $1,251.99
[Windows 11 Pro] Dell XPS 8940 Business Tower Desktop, Intel Octa-Core i7-11700 Up to 4.9GHz, 64GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, DVDRW, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, Type-C, Keyboard and Mouse, Night Sky
[Windows 11 Pro] Dell XPS 8940 Business Tower Desktop, Intel Octa-Core i7-11700 Up to 4.9GHz, 64GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, DVDRW, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, Type-C, Keyboard and Mouse, Night Sky
By Dell
$1,699.00

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 Sky Platinum 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+ Bronze 85% Efficiency
  • 750W
    80+ Platinum 92% 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
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 MHz 4400 MHz
  • Memory Per Slot:
    8GB 16GB 32GB
Memory Configurations
  • 8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB
    4400 MHz Dual-Channel DDR5 memory.
  • 128GB
    3600 MHz Dual-Channel DDR5 memory.
Storage
  • 256GB 512GB 1TB 2TB
    M.2 PCIe NVME SSD
  • 1TB 2TB
    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 GHz WiFi-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

Dell XPS 8950 Desktop Price

Here is the latest price update for Dell XPS 8950 Desktop.

Dell XPS 8950 Tower Desktop Price
Dell XPS 8950 Desktop Computer - 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700, 32GB DDR5 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Intel UHD 770 Graphics, Killer Wi-Fi 6, Air Cooling, USB-C, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Pro - Black
Dell XPS 8950 Desktop Computer - 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700, 32GB DDR5 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Intel UHD 770 Graphics, Killer Wi-Fi 6, Air Cooling, USB-C, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Pro - Black
By Dell
$1,195.99
Was: $1,259.99
Dell XPS 8950 Desktop Computer - 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700K, 16GB DDR5 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 12GB, Wi-Fi 6, VR Ready, Air Cooled, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Home - Black
Dell XPS 8950 Desktop Computer - 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700K, 16GB DDR5 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 12GB, Wi-Fi 6, VR Ready, Air Cooled, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Home - Black
By Dell
$1,619.00
Was: $1,749.99
Dell XPS 8950 Gaming Desktop Computer 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700K 12-Core up to 5.00 GHz CPU, 32GB DDR5 RAM, 2TB SSD + 2TB HDD, GeForce RTX 3060 12GB GPU, Killer Wi-Fi 6, DVD Burner, Windows 11 Home
Dell XPS 8950 Gaming Desktop Computer 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700K 12-Core up to 5.00 GHz CPU, 32GB DDR5 RAM, 2TB SSD + 2TB HDD, GeForce RTX 3060 12GB GPU, Killer Wi-Fi 6, DVD Burner, Windows 11 Home
By Dell
$2,011.80
Was: $2,342.55
Dell XPS 8950 Desktop - Intel Core i9 12900K, 32GB DDR5 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti, Killer Wi-Fi 6, Liquid Cooling, Win 11 Pro - Black
Dell XPS 8950 Desktop - Intel Core i9 12900K, 32GB DDR5 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti, Killer Wi-Fi 6, Liquid Cooling, Win 11 Pro - Black
By Dell
$2,199.99
Dell XPS 8940 Desktop Computer Tower - Intel Core i7-11700, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Wired Keyboard and Mouse Combo, Intel UHD Graphics 750, Wi-Fi 6, USB, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Pro – Black
Dell XPS 8940 Desktop Computer Tower - Intel Core i7-11700, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Wired Keyboard and Mouse Combo, Intel UHD Graphics 750, Wi-Fi 6, USB, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Pro – Black
By Dell
$1,098.00
Was: $1,251.99
[Windows 11 Pro] Dell XPS 8940 Business Tower Desktop, Intel Octa-Core i7-11700 Up to 4.9GHz, 64GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, DVDRW, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, Type-C, Keyboard and Mouse, Night Sky
[Windows 11 Pro] Dell XPS 8940 Business Tower Desktop, Intel Octa-Core i7-11700 Up to 4.9GHz, 64GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, DVDRW, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, Type-C, Keyboard and Mouse, Night Sky
By Dell
$1,699.00

Dell XPS 8950 Desktop Motherboard

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Dell XPS 8950 Desktop Motherboard
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