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Dell launches its first Inspiron Gaming Desktop at Computex

by Mark Tyson on 30 May 2017, 13:31

Tags: Dell (NASDAQ:DELL)

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Dell has expanded its Inspiron Gaming PC range to include its first ever desktop. As the owner of the Alienware brand, Dell is using the Inspiron line to introduce lower tier gaming PCs to consumers. The new Inspiron Gaming Desktop features up to the latest AMD Ryzen processors and Polaris graphics but it is flexible enough to allow customers to configure up to an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060, should they wish.

The Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop starts at a price of $699 / £699. As usual with Dell they are highly configurable via the web store. For example, beyond the flexibility mentioned in the intro, users can pick from a range of VR Ready graphics cards up to dual-graphics, up to 32GB of RAM, with advanced cooling options, and Waves MaxxAudio Pro with Performance 7.1 Channel HD audio. Storage choices range from high-capacity hard drives to responsive SSD, and dual-drive options, plus up to five bays for future storage upgrades. However, a CNet report says that the base config offers an AMD APU system (no discrete GPU) with HDD storage.

As standard the desktop boasts a convenient SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port and up to six SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports total. Other standard features are the "dramatic design with advanced ventilation," of the chassis plus a smattering of Polar Blue LEDs.

Dell says that the gaming desktop system will go live on its site with worldwide availability from 6th July.

Dell's new AiOs

In an email to HEXUS Dell has detailed some new Inspiron AiO PCs launched alongside the Gaming Desktop. Firstly the Inspiron 27 7000 AIO has been designed as a VR and entertainment system for the home. This system is based around a pleasing 27-inch InfinityEdge display, with resolutions up to 4K UHD. Inside you will find the latest multi-core AMD Ryzen processors, AMD Polaris RX500 Series graphics, and Dual Drive options with SSD storage.

For convenience the Insiron 27 700 features Windows Hello One-Look login, Far-Field Speech Recognition with Cortana, plus USB Type-C 3.1. Pricing will be released in August when the machine hits the web store.

The Dell Inspiron 24 5000 AiO is targeted at video streamers and multimedia experiences. It is based around a 24-inch InfinityEdge IPS FHD touch display, the latest 7th Gen AMD processors and AMD Polaris RX500 graphics, plus Dual Drive options with SSD storage. This sleek white design with articulating stand also features the new SmartByte technology from Rivet Networks.

This 24-inch AiO will become available from 13th July online and in select retailers, starting at £749.

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No intel options? :eek:
Why not just brand it as an Alienware PC instead?