Dell XPS 420 Specifications

Dell XPS 420

General

  • Desktop type
    Budget desktop system
  • Product Form Factor
    Mini tower
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Built-in Devices
    LCD Customer Display
  • Manufacturer
    Dell, Inc.

Processor / Chipset

  • CPU
    Intel Core 2 Quad E8500 / 3.16 GHz
  • Number of Cores
    Quad-Core
  • 64-bit Computing
    Yes
  • Data Bus Speed
    1333 MHz
  • Chipset Type
    Intel X38 Express
  • Processor Socket
    LGA775 Socket

Cache Memory

  • Installed Size
    L2 cache - 6 MB
  • Cache Per Processor
    6 MB
  • Type
    L2 cache
  • Per Processor Size
    6 MB
  • Installed Size
    6 MB

Storage

  • Interface Type
    Serial ATA-300
  • Type
    none
  • Read Speed
    16x

RAM

  • Technology
    DDR2 SDRAM
  • Memory Speed
    667 MHz
  • Memory Specification Compliance
    PC2-5300
  • Features
    dual channel memory architecture
  • Configuration Features
    2 x 512 MB + 1 x 1 GB
  • Technology
    DDR2 SDRAM
  • Installed Size
    4 GB

Memory

  • Max Supported Size
    8 GB
  • Form Factor
    DIMM 240-pin
  • Slots Qty
    4
  • Empty Slots
    0

Display

  • Type
    none.

Environmental Parameters

  • Humidity Range Operating
    20 - 80%
  • Min Operating Temperature
    50 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    95 °F

Audio & Video

  • TV Tuner Type
    digital and analog TV

Hard Drive

  • Capacity
    1 x 750 GB
  • Interface Type
    SATA 3Gb/s
  • Spindle Speed
    7200
  • Type
    HDD
  • Interface Class
    Serial ATA
  • Installed Qty
    1
  • Capacity
    640 GB

Storage Controller

  • Interface Type
    Serial ATA-300
  • Channel Qty
    5
  • Type
    Serial ATA
  • Installed Qty
    1

Input

  • Type
    keyboard, mouse

Processor

  • Installed Qty
    1
  • Max Supported Qty
    1
  • Type
    Core 2 Duo
  • Processor Number
    E8400
  • Manufacturer
    Intel
  • Clock Speed
    3.0 GHz

Optical Storage

  • Drive Type
    DVD-Writer
  • Type
    DVD±RW
  • Interface Type
    Serial ATA

Floppy Drive

  • Type
    none

Card Reader

  • Type
    19 in 1 card reader

Storage Removable

  • Type
    none

Header

  • Brand
    Dell
  • Product Line
    Dell XPS
  • Model
    420
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Compatibility
    PC

Networking

  • Data Link Protocol
    Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
  • Form Factor
    integrated

System

  • Type
    personal computer
  • Hard Drive Capacity
    750 GB

Software

  • Microsoft Office Preloaded
    Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office 2010 suites. Purchase an Office 2010 Product Key Card or disc to activate preloaded software on this PC.

Miscellaneous

  • Theft/Intrusion Protection
    security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)

Monitor

  • Monitor Type
    None.

Multimedia Functionality

  • Digital TV Reception
    ATSC

Chassis

  • Form Factor
    mini tower
  • Manufacturer Form Factor
    mini tower
  • Built-in Devices
    LCD Customer Display

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    7.4 in
  • Depth
    17.7 in
  • Height
    17.7 in

Graphics Controller

  • Form Factor
    plug-in card
  • Interface Type
    PCI Express 2.0 x16
  • Graphics Processor
    ATI Radeon HD 2400PRO
  • Video Memory
    128 MB
  • Video Interfaces
    DVI, S-Video, VGA
  • Max Monitors Supported
    2

Mainboard

  • Processor Socket
    LGA775 Socket
  • Data Bus Speed
    1333 MHz
  • Chipset Type
    Intel X38 Express

Audio Output

  • Form Factor
    integrated
  • Sound Output Mode
    7.1 channel surround
  • Compliant Standards
    High Definition Audio

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Printer

  • Type
    none

Keyboard

  • Interface
    USB

Audio Input

  • Type
    none

Expansion / Connectivity

  • Bays
    2 external 3.5" x 1/3H
    2 (total) / 1 (free) x external 5.25" x 1/2H
    2 (total) / 1 (free) x internal 3.5" x 1/3H
  • Slots
    1 (total) / 0 (free) x CPU
    4 (total) / 0 (free) x DIMM 240-pin
    1 (total) / 0 (free) x PCIe 2.0 x16
    3 PCI
    1 (total) / 0 (free) x PCIe x1
    1 (total) / 1 (free) x PCIe x8

Mouse

  • Technology
    optical
  • Interface
    USB

Physical Characteristics

  • Form Factor
    mini tower
  • Weight
    28 lbs

Power

  • Type
    power supply
  • Min Operating Temperature
    50 °F
  • Nominal Voltage
    AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
  • Max Operating Temperature
    95 °F

Operating System / Software

  • OS Provided: Type
    Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition SP1, 64-Bit
  • OS Provided
    Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, McAfee SecurityCenter (15 months subscription)

Video Output

  • Interface Type
    PCI Express 2.0 x16
  • Graphics Processor
    ATI Radeon HD3650
  • Graphics Processor Series
    ATI Radeon HD
  • Max Monitors Supported
    2
  • Video Interfaces
    DVI, S-Video, VGA

Video Memory

  • Installed Size
    256 MB

Audio Output Details

  • Speaker Type
    none

Input Device

  • Type
    keyboard, mouse

Expansion Bays

  • Type
    external, external, internal
  • Form Factor
    3.5" x 1/3H, 3.5" x 1/3H, 5.25" x 1/2H
  • Form Factor (metric)
    13.3 cm x 1/2H, 8.9 cm x 1/3H, 8.9 cm x 1/3H
  • Total Qty
    2, 2, 2
  • Free Qty
    1, 1

Expansion Slots

  • Type
    CPU, DIMM 240-pin, PCI, PCIe 2.0 x16, PCIe x1, PCIe x8
  • Total Qty
    1, 1, 1, 1, 3, 4
  • Free Qty
    0, 0, 0, 0, 1

Interface Provided

  • Type
    DVI-I, FireWire, audio line-out (center/subwoofer), audio line-out (rear), audio line-out (side surround), audio line-out/headphones, eSATA, microphone, LAN (Gigabit Ethernet), S-video output, SPDIF output, TOSLINK, USB 2.0, VGA, audio line-in, audio line-out
  • Qty
    1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 8, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1
  • Connector Type
    6 pin FireWire
  • Location
    1 in front, 1 in front, 1 in front, 2 in front

OS Provided

  • Family
    Windows Vista
  • Edition
    Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Type
    Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition SP1, 64-Bit

Power Device

  • Type
    power supply
  • Power Provided
    425 Watt
  • Nominal Voltage
    AC 120/230 V
  • Frequency Required
    50/60 Hz

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty
  • On-Site Warranty
    on-site

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty, technical support
  • Service Included
    parts and labor, phone consulting
  • Location
    on-site
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year, 1 year

General

  • Manufacturer
    Dell, Inc.

Where to Buy

Dell XPS 420 Desktop Computer (Intel Core 2 Duo E8400, 640GB HDD, 4GB)

Part Number: DXDWQJ2_5 Released: Oct 23, 2007

Visit manufacturer site for details.