After being teased last month, Dell has officially taken the wraps off its new XPS desktop.
XPS Desktop (2020)
The XPS Desktop has been redesigned from the ground up making Dell’s “most powerful XPS system ever built.” The design takes inspiration from Dell’s XPS laptops with a modern and minimalist design.
Dell says they are using voltage regulator cooling, strategic venting placement and high RPM fans to help maintain adequate airflow.
Powering the XPS Desktop is the 10th Gen Intel Core processors (up to an i9K) and up to Nvidia RTX 2070 Super Graphics. Dell will also be offering AMD graphics options in the coming weeks with up to an AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT.
The form factor is even smaller than the previous model now just 19L compared to 24L along with a tool-less chassis. A built-in DVD/Blu-ray drive is optional.
The base power supply in the new XPS Desktop is 500W with support for up to 22W graphics. There are 2 3.5″ HDD bays or 2 2.5″ NB drives with an internal ODD.
For ports, there are 2x USB 2.0, 4x USB 3.1 4x USB on front: 3x USB 3.1, 1 USB Type-C. Memory options include up to 128GB of DDR4 RAM and for storage, it can be configured with up to a 2TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD & 2TB 7200 RPM SATA HDD.
The new XPS Desktop is launching today in Canada and the US, starting at $1,099 CAD ($749 USD) and comes in black and white colour options. It’ll be available in European and Asian countries later this month.
Dell S-series Monitors
To go along with the new XPS Desktop, Dell is introducing their new S-series monitors that offer a sleek design and great colour accuracy.
The Dell 32 Curved 4K Monitor (S3221QS) has dual 5W speakers, 4K resolution, AMD FreeSync and 99% sRGB colour coverage. The monitor has 2 HDMI 2.0 ports, DisplayPort 1.2, headphone jack and 2 USB 3.0 ports (one upstream and one downstream).
The Dell 32 Curved 4K Monitor (S3221QS) is launching globally on August 20th for $499 USD.
The Dell 27 4K Monitor (S2721QS) and Dell 27 QHD Monitor (S2721DS) use IPS technology, have AMD FreeSync support and 99% sRGB colour gamut.
The Dell 27 4K Monitor (S2721QS) has 2 HDMI 2.0 ports, 1 DisplayPort 1.2 and audio jack. It’s launching in August 20th for $449 USD.
Meanwhile, the Dell 27 QHD Monitor (S2721DS) has 2 HDMI 1.4 ports, 1 DisplayPort 1.2 and audio jack. It’ll be launching on August 20th for $349 USD.
Canadian pricing to be confirmed for Dell’s S-series monitors.
New Colour for XPS 15
Dell also announced a new Arctic White colour option for the XPS 15 (2020) laptop.
The new colour options for the XPS 15 will be available later this summer and starts at $1,699 CAD ($1,299 USD).