Dell launches the updated XPS 420 and the new XPS 430 desktop PCs. Both of them are powered by Intel’s Core 2 Duo/Quad/Extreme processor, up to 8GB of memory, up to 2TB of SATA hard drive with optional RAID setup.
The basic model of the XPS 420 packs a Core 2 Quad Q6600 processor, 3of DDR2 RAM, ATI Radeon HD 3450 graphics and 500GB hard drive. The staring price is $799. You may want to get the $899 model with ATI Radeon HD3650 and dual optical drives of DVD burner and DVD-ROM.
XPS 430, instead of DDR2 memory, features DDR3 RAM. Basic configuration includes an Intel Core 2 Q8200 processor, 6GB of DDR3 RAM, 640GB HDD and ATI Radeon HD 3450 graphics. The price starts at $1,099. There is also $1,399 model that comes with a 22 inch SP2208WFP LCD monitor.
Other common features include 7.1 channel High Definition Audio, Gigabit Ethernet LAN, optional Bluetooth and WiFi, optional Blu-ray drive. Both XPS 420 and XPS 430 comes in mini tower form factor.