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Dell drops VR-ready Inspiron 5000 Gaming Desktop for US$799 (PhP 39,950)
By Yrda Veanssa Sy Fernandez & Kenny Yeo - on 11 Jan 2018, 12:09pm

Dell drops VR-ready Inspiron 5000 Gaming Desktop for US$799 (PhP 39,950)

One of the cheapest ticket into VR. The Dell Inspiron 5000 Gaming will start at US$799.

Dell is on a mission to make gaming and VR more affordable.

To that end, it has begun introducing a range of gaming products under its more budget-conscious Inspiron name.

The latest product to join the Inspiron gaming lineup is the new Inspiron 5000 Gaming Desktop.

The big news is that prices start from US$799 (about PhP 39,950) and that it is certified to be VR-ready.

These desktop gaming machines will be powered by Intel's newest 8th generation Core processors and users will be able to spec their machines with up to a 6-core processor. The base configuration model comes with a standard quad-core processor.

The Inspiron 5000 Gaming Desktop will come with 8GB of DDR4 memory as standard but it can support up to a maximum of 64GB.

The see-thru side panel lets owners admire their system's internals.

The Inspiron 5000 Gaming Desktop be available with a range of NVIDIA and AMD graphics cards. And users will be able to equip their machines with up to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 or AMD Radeon RX 580.

The base configuration model comes with a more modest GeForce GTX 1050 with 2GB of GDDR5 memory.

The Inspiron 5000 Gaming Desktop will come with a 1TB HDD as standard, but users can opt to outfit their systems with SSDs for better performance.

Readers will also be happy to learn that the Inspiron 5000 Gaming Desktop will be easily upgradeable and owners can choose to add memory, storage, and even graphics on their own.

The new Dell Inspiron 5000 Gaming Desktop is priced beginning at US$799 and will be available right now.

Exact local pricing and availability details have yet to be confirmed, but we will update this news once we have further information.