Dell XPS 420 photos - has a SideShow display

Posted on Monday, Aug 27 2007 @ 01:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Engadget got their hands on some photos of Dell's upcoming XPS 420 PC.

Features:
  • Core 2 Duo, Extreme, or Quad (up to 8MB) processor options
  • Intel X38 Express chipset, DDR2 800 (up to 8GB)
  • MiniView LCD 3 x 2-inch QVGA display (runs SideShow on the front, picture after the break)
  • Dell Xcelerator - dedicated media coprocessor for transcoding video streams to MPEG-4 formats. Can cut encode time on a 2 hour HD movie in half and use far fewer CPU cycles.
  • SATA II (with RAID 0 or 1 support)
  • PCI Express x16, gigabit Ethernet
  • (2) front USB, (6) rear, (2) internal; one front and rear 1394; one eSATA, frontal audio ports
One of the interesting extras is the MiniView display on top of the system which also features multimedia controls.


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