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Dell G5 Gaming Desktop (dg5000_s59e)

Dell G5 Gaming Desktop (dg5000_s59e)

If you need a PC capable of handling advanced graphics for gaming or creative tasks but can't invest much, this setup offers quite a bit of power for the investment.

The upgrade and maintenance process is well-documented, and most projects are straightforward. If you already plan on upgrading, the option to upgrade the power supply for 50$ could be worth the investment.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this Stationary Computer which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

Speakerless. This Stationary Computer needs external speakers to play sounds. Your options are to hook it up to a TV or a monitor with built-in speakers, use external speakers or a headset.$30+

No Camera or Microphone. If your plans include skyping with family members or playing with your friends online, you would need a webcam or, for best results, a headset and microphone.$40+

Screenless. If you don't already have a monitor from your last computer, you could connect this Stationary Computer to a TV or get a new monitor.$120+

No Optical Drive. If you still use CDs, DVDs, or Blu-Ray disks on a regular basis, you will need an external drive to read them with this Stationary Computer.$30+

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $320 on accessories, for a total cost of $1920.

Who it's For

  • Long-Term Gamer
  • Serious Gamer
  • Video Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared to other Stationary Computers

Bang for the Buck66th percentile
Versatility38th percentile
Power (General Purpose)80th percentile
Power (Graphical)79th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)52th percentile
Storage Space13th percentile
Portability65th percentile
Ease of Maintenance33th percentile
Longevity65th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck81th percentile
Versatility36th percentile
Power (General Purpose)88th percentile
Power (Graphical)89th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)65th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability25th percentile
Ease of Maintenance53th percentile
Longevity86th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400F, 6 cores clocked from 2.9 to 4.3 GHz

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660, 6 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w16.9 × d30.8 × h36.7

Dimensions (in): w6.65 × d78.23 × h93.22

Weight (kg): 8.2

Weight (lbs.): 18.08

Features

  • Fixed storage: Solid State (very fast)
  • Multiple Monitor Support
  • USB 2
  • USB Type-C
  • USB 3.1
  • USB Type-A
  • Ethernet 10
  • Ethernet 100
  • Ethernet 1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm Stereo jack
  • Bluetooth
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Wi-Fi ac
  • Upgradable and Maintainable

Maintenance and Upgrades

Commonly Replaced Components

Local Storage: A technician can help you with that

Memory: Easy project for an enthusiast

GPU: A technician can help you with that

Additional Ressources

Pricing and Current Offers

No Offers found in Canada.

Software Compatibility

Here's how you can expect this stationary computer to fare with popular software based on developpers specified system requirements. For reference, a 1-star rating means minimal requirements are met and a 3-stars rating means recommended specs are met. Ratings beyond the 3-stars point could be advisable for uncommon scenarios like modding, working with very large and complex documents, etc.

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