Summary: Bought this for our son in college to replace an aging Dell. He loves it. Fast and dependable and loads of room for his games and school work. Of course his games are more important, to him anyway.
I like the modest upgrades possible to this system
1 November 2014
Summary: I'm 1 1/2 years in owning the XPS 8500. I like the modest upgrades possible to this system: 256GB SSD - Samsung 840 Pro, added 16 GB Valueram, so now have 24 GB and now just installed a GTX 750ti low power consuming mid-range a GPU.
I purchased the older 8500 Special Edition because I liked the contrast between the black front panel and white ...
Phantom Shoppe, Amazon
14 September 2014
Summary: I had this Dell XPS 8500 Special Edition stored in "Saved For Later" for months before finally deciding to puchase one of the three available during the MA tax-free weekend, mostly in part because Amazon lowered the price to $1,611.06.
Summary: I bought this when I thought everything was going over to Windows 8. I didn't have a touchscreen and wasn't willing to spend the money for one for a PC. I'll use that money on a touchscreen laptop.