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Dell G5 Gaming Desktop (dg5000_s97e)

Dell G5 Gaming Desktop (dg5000_s97e)

This Gaming PC is capable of delivering pretty impressive interactive experiences and help smooth up your creative process.

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. Also, the option to get two 8 GB sticks of RAM instead of a single 16 is free and could help speed things up, especially if you don't plan on adding more in the short term.

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 $2020.

Who it's For

  • Long-Term Gamer
  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Photo Editor
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

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

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660, 6 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Dimensions and Weight

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

Dimensions (in): w6.65 × d12.13 × h14.45

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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