XPS  8940

XPS Desktop

Tech Specs

Processor
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11700 processor(8-Core, 16M Cache, 2.5GHz to 4.9GHz)
Operating System
Windows 11 Home, English
Video Card
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 12GB GDDR6
Hard Drive
512 GB, M.2, PCIe NVMe, SSD
Memoryi
16GB, 16Gx1, DDR4, 2933MHz
Wireless
Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i (2x2) 802.11ax Wireless and Bluetooth 5.1
Display
If accessories are purchased, they may ship separately
Microsoft Office
No Microsoft Office License Included 30 day Trial Offer Only
Security Software
McAfee LiveSafe 12 Month Subscription
Support Services
1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis
Keyboard
Dell Multimedia Keyboard-KB216 Black (English)
Mouse
Wired Mouse, Black MS 116
Ports
Front:
3 USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
1 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C® port
1 headset port

Back:
2 USB 2.0 ports
4 USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
1 HDMI 1.4 port (for computers shipped with integrated graphics card only)
1 DisplayPort® 1.2 (for computers shipped with integrated graphics card only)
1 3-connector stack retaskable audio port
1 RJ45 Ethernet port
1 power-supply port
Optical Drive
Tray load DVD Drive (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD)
Slots
Front:
1 Media-card reader/SD-card slot

Back:
1 PCIe x16 slot
1 PCIe x1 slot
1 PCIe x4 slot
Dimensions & Weight
Height : 14.45 in. (367 mm)
Width: 6.65 in. (169 mm)
Depth: 12.13 in. (308 mm)
Starting weight: 13.89 lb (6.3 kg)
Weight (maximum): 18.08 lb (8.2 kg)i
Sound Card
Onboard, Realtek Codec
Chassis
Exterior Chassis Materials
Magnesium alloy exterior shell
Copper alloy thermal structure

Night sky
360W PSU Bronze, Air Cooled, without Optical Disk Drive, Black Bezel
360W PSU Bronze, Air Cooled, with Optical Disk Drive, Black Bezel
500W PSU Gold, Air Cooled, with Optical Disk Drive, Black Bezel

Mineral white
360W PSU Bronze, Air Cooled, with Optical Disk Drive, White Bezel
500W PSU Gold, Air Cooled, with Optical Disk Drive, Black Bezel

No internal chassis speakers
Power
Up to 225W via 2x 6 pin power connectors (with 500W power supply)

Operating System

Operating System


Video Card

Higher-performance video cards can speed up your whole PC and make viewing pictures, videos and playing games more enjoyable.

NVIDIA®
AMD Radeon™

Memory

Memory


Hard Drive

Greater hard drive capacity means additional space for all of your pictures, music, videos and more.

Single Drive
Dual Drives

Warranty

PCs: You do everything on your PC, so keep it safe by upgrading your support plan. You'll prevent costly damage and downtime.
Monitors: When you choose Premium Support for monitors you get 24x7 support* for set-up, configuration, video card downloads & driver, help troubleshooting issues and if needed, next business day Advanced Exchange monitor replacement*

Getting Started

Microsoft Office

Add the latest Office to your PC to do your best work – anywhere, anytime and with anyone.

No Office license included
Permanent License for 1 PC
Annual Subscription

Security Software

Dell includes McAfee to secure every device you own.


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XPS Desktop

Est. Value
CAD $2,099.99
Total Savings
CAD $450.00
Shipping
FREE
Dell Price
1649.99
back in rewards
Product ID
dxps8940msr_s_s105e

Features & Design


Operating system

Available with Windows 11 Home or Windows 11 Pro – Get the best combination of Windows features you know and new improvements you’ll love.

Performance that never wanes

Performance that never wanes

Guaranteed power: The XPS Desktop delivers outstanding performance with the power of up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processors featuring 10 cores and 20 threads. Now you can blaze through system-intensive applications like video editing, HD video playback, gaming, and VR capable graphics options from NVIDIA™ or AMD.

Power for everything you do: Stay in the flow with up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processor-powered XPS desktop that handles your creative projects with ease, like editing photos and videos, so they're ready to share in a flash. Immerse yourself in your favorite show, the latest popular game, or a new creative project – and never think twice about your PC's ability to keep up. Designed with you in mind, 11th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors give you the performance you've always wanted, for everything you do.

Up your creative game: The GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti is built with the breakthrough graphics performance of the award-winning NVIDIA Turing™ architecture.

Finish important tasks faster: Watch all your advanced applications perform at blazing speed with features including memory of up to 64GB DDR4 (16GB x4) at 2933MHz.

Killer™ Wireless: With advanced Wi-Fi 6 technology and theoretical throughput speeds of up to 2.4 Gbps, the Killer AX1650i is nearly 3 times as fast as the previous generation of 80MHz 2x2 AC products. It prioritizes streaming video, communication, and game traffic in your system for fast, smooth online experiences.

Intelligently and purposefully designed

Keep your cool: All of the decisions made through the design process for the desktop were made purposefully to maximize performance and airflow. Starting with the use a front bezel which allows the airflow path to draw cool air from front to back over graphics cards and CPU, the power supply unit and the M.2 SSD storage. Finally, the open architecture layout means nothing is sitting on top of the CPU and GPU, limiting airflow.

Regulated cooling: Our engineers designed this system to include voltage regulator cooling with select processors to ensure system optimal performance by maintaining adequate airflow over the VR components. They also selected an optimal location for the placement of the M.2 SSD to maximize performance and rigorous, proprietary testing ensures that all system components are kept cool, even under the most intensive loads.

Designed to stay quiet: The XPS Desktop was designed to blend into your environment, whether that be a family room, office or kitchen, you can be assured your desktop will stay quiet, even when it’s performing at its highest. The desktop uses high RPM fans, with a maximum system fan speed of 4500 rpm to more efficiently cool. Fans can run slower, therefore at lower acoustics.

*This image is for illustrative purposes only. The actual parts may differ slightly from the image shown.
Intelligently and purposefully designed
Prepared for your future needs

Prepared for your future needs

Endlessly expandable: When it comes to work or passion projects the more memory your system has, the better. Enjoy plenty of storage with capacity for one 3.5" HDD plus two 2.5" NB drives plus one internal optical drive. Three PCle slots let you add in sound cards, graphics cards, and more as you customize your machine.

Performance headroom: The XPS Desktop PSU options allow for better performance upgrades during the life of your system. The 360W PSU supports a 65W processor plus up to 150W graphics. Even more, the optional 500W PSU supports up to 95W K-series CPUs and 225W graphics.

Your command center: Connect all your devices in a snap with 10 total USB ports, including four front facing ports for easy access.

Easy to access: The optimized size of the desktop required an innovative approach to maintaining tool-less access to the internal components. Once the side is removed you gain easy access to the chassis, so you can expand and upgrade seamlessly.

*This image is for illustrative purposes only. The actual parts may differ slightly from the image shown.
A desktop grounded in minimalism

A desktop grounded in minimalism

Modern presence: Our designers made this desktop as beautiful on the outside as it is powerful on the inside so that it can seamlessly blend into the comfort of your own space. That's why the XPS Desktop is now smaller with virtually no trade-offs to its capabilities. Now available in Night Sky to match any furnishings or ambiance.

Creator Edition: Expand what's possible

Creator Edition: Expand what's possible

Every XPS Desktop badged with Creator Edition is fully equipped with the creative tools you need to make magic happen faster and better, so your art can be pushed to the edge.

Unleash the power to create: With Intel®’s latest 11th gen, up to 10 core, 20 threads i9K processor you can keep at your most demanding workloads for even longer.

Effortless multitasking: Enjoy smooth Adobe filter performance or robust layers of preset sample libraries in your music production with up to 32GB of memory.

Faster results: The rendering of high-resolution graphics and videos accelerates with performance class NVIDIA® graphics.

Dependability you can bank on: Designed and validated for content creation as part of NVIDIA’s RTX Studio program and backed by NVIDIA Studio drivers, the XPS Desktop has undergone extensive testing with leading creative applications to deliver the performance and reliability you need so you can create at the speed of imagination. RTX Studio program requires GeForce 2060 or higher, i7 processor, 16GB memory and 512GB SSD.

Minimum recommended configuration: i5 processors, 16GB, 512GB, (discrete graphics are recommended for music production or graphic design).

Windows 11

Their latest. Our greatest.

Dynamic doesn’t begin to describe this duo. Together, Windows 11 and Dell PCs create a best-in-class experience.

A fresh perspective
An inspiring new look and feel makes for a calmer experience.

Balance your life
Refocus your workflow with snap assistant. Or Switch between desktops for greater organization of open windows.

Life’s better together
Call, chat, and make plans come to life with Teams on Windows 11i right from your PC regardless of what computer or phone or tablet they are on.i

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Ports & Slots

Ports & Slots

1. Optional optical drive (optical drive eject button) | 2. Power button | 3. SD card slot | 4. Headset jack | 5. USB 3.1 (x3) | 6. USB 3.1 Type-C | 7. Audio ports (5.1 channel (3 jacks) | 8. DisplayPort 1.2 (UMA only)i | 9. HDMI 1.4 (UMA only)i | 10. USB 3.1 (x4) | 11. USB 2.0 (x2) | 12. 10/100/1000 RJ-45

Ports may vary depending on graphics card.
NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER™ 4GB GDDR6: 1x HDMI 2.0b, 1x DisplayPort 1.4, 1x Dual Link DVI
NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER™ 6GB GDDR6: 1x HDMI 2.0b, 1x DisplayPort 1.4, 1x Dual Link DVI
NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB GDDR6: 1x HDMI 2.0b, 1x DisplayPort 1.4, 1x Dual Link DVI
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 6GB GDDR6: 1x HDMI 2.0b, 1x DP 1.4, 1x Dual Link DVI
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER™ 6GB GDDR6: 1x HDMI 2.0b, 1x DP 1.4, 1x Dual Link DVI
AMD® Radeon™ RX 5300 3GB GDDR6: 2x Display Port 1.4, 1x HDMI 2.0b
AMD® Radeon™ RX 5600 6GB GDDR6: 3x DisplayPort 1.4 with DSC , 1x HDMI 2.0b
AMD® Radeon™ RX 5700 8GB GDDR6: 3x DisplayPort 1.4 , 1x HDMI 2.0b
AMD® Radeon™ RX 5700 XT 8GB GDDR6: 3x DisplayPort 1.4 , 1x HDMI 2.0b
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 8GB GDDR6: 3x DisplayPort 1.4a and 1x HDMI 2.1
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 Ti 8GB GDDR6: 3x DisplayPort 1.4a, 1x HDMI 2.1
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 8GB GDDR6: 3x DisplayPort 1.4a, 1x HDMI 2.1

Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions & Weight

1. Height: 14.45" (367 mm) without feet, 15.5" (393 mm) with feet | 2. Width: 6.65" (169 mm) | 3. Depth: 12.13" (308 mm) | Starting Weight: 13.89 lb (6.3 kg)i

Premium Support

Premium Support

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Accidental Damage Service

Accidental Damage Service

Stay worry-free, with protection from accidental drops, spills, and surgesi. Access to repairs is easy, with support designed to get you up and running fast.

Premium Support Plus

Premium Support Plus

Dell’s most comprehensive support plan allows you to get the most out of your PC, with the least amount of effort. From technology that predicts and fixes problems, to extra protection with Accidental Damage Service, you’ll enjoy day and night support.

Dell 27 4K UHD Monitor | S2721QS

Dell 27 4K UHD Monitor | S2721QS

27" lifestyle inspired 4K UHD monitor with built-in speakers that supports HDR content playback for an amazing entertainment experience. Flexibility for all day comfort with height adjustable stand, tilt, swivel pivot features.

Dell 27 Monitor | S2721DS

Dell 27 Monitor | S2721DS

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Dell Premier Rechargeable Wireless Mouse | MS7421W

Dell Premier Rechargeable Wireless Mouse | MS7421W

Get uninterrupted productivity with a rechargeable mouse that offers up to six months battery life on a full chargei.

Dell Premier Multi-Device Wireless Keyboard and Mouse | KM7321W

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Experience superior multitasking features with a stylish and comfortable premium keyboard and mouse combo. Complete your tasks powered by one of the industry’s leading battery lives at up to 36 monthsi.