Dell G5 5090 Desktop (2019) vs. Dell XPS 8940 Desktop - Detailed Specs Comparison

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell G5 5090 Desktop (2019) and Dell XPS 8940 Desktop specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Dell G5 5090 Desktop (2019) vs. Dell XPS 8940 Desktop

The Dell G5 5090 Desktop (2019) features the 65W 9th Generation Intel Coffee Lake quad-core Intel Core i3-9100 up to 8-core Intel Core i9-9900K with the boost speed up to 5.00 GHz. While the 2020 Dell XPS 8940 Desktop features the 65W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake quad-core Intel Core i3-10100 up to 10-core Intel Core i9-10900 with the boost speed up to 5.20 GHz.

If you want to know more what's the difference between the Dell G5 5090 Desktop (2019) and the Dell XPS 8940 Desktop (2020), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

Dell G5 5090 Desktop (2019) vs. Dell XPS 8940 Desktop: Specs Comparison

Dell G5 5090 Desktop (2019) image

Dell G5 5090 Desktop (2019)

Dell XPS 8940 Desktop image

Dell XPS 8940 Desktop

Key Features
What's new
  • 9th Gen Intel Core Processors
  • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ series
  • Up to 64GB DDR4 2666MHz memory
AvailabilityDell G5 5090 Desktop (2019)Dell XPS 8940 Desktop
Released20192020
Release Info
  • Announced on July 9, 2020
  • Available from July 9, 2020
PricingStarting from $649.99
i3-10100iGPUNo ODD360W PSU8GB1TB 3.5” HDDWi-Fi 5
Dell G5 Gaming Desktop 9th Price
Dell G5 Gaming Desktop, Intel Core i7- 9700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB GDDR5, 512GB SSD Storage, 8GB RAM, i5090-7173GRY-PUS, 15-15.99 inches
Dell G5 Gaming Desktop, Intel Core i7- 9700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB GDDR5, 512GB SSD Storage, 8GB RAM, i5090-7173GRY-PUS, 15-15.99 inches
By Dell
$1,298.00
Dell G5 15 Gaming Laptop (Windows 10 Home, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GTX 1650, 15.6" FHD LCD Screen, 256GB SSD and 1TB SATA, 16 GB RAM) G5590-7679BLK-PUS (Renewed)
Dell G5 15 Gaming Laptop (Windows 10 Home, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GTX 1650, 15.6" FHD LCD Screen, 256GB SSD and 1TB SATA, 16 GB RAM) G5590-7679BLK-PUS (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,499.77
Dell G5 15 Gaming Laptop (Windows 10 Home, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GTX 1650, 15.6" FHD LCD Screen, 256GB SSD and 1TB SATA, 16 GB RAM) G5590-7679BLK-PUS
Dell G5 15 Gaming Laptop (Windows 10 Home, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GTX 1650, 15.6" FHD LCD Screen, 256GB SSD and 1TB SATA, 16 GB RAM) G5590-7679BLK-PUS
By Dell
$1,449.00
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop Price
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop PC, 10th Gen Octa-core Intel i7-10700 2.9GHz Processor, 16GB DDR4 Memory, 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD +1TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD, DVD-RW Drive, Windows 10 w/ Accessories
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop PC, 10th Gen Octa-core Intel i7-10700 2.9GHz Processor, 16GB DDR4 Memory, 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD +1TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD, DVD-RW Drive, Windows 10 w/ Accessories
By Dell
$949.00
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop Computer - 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10700 8-Core up to 4.80 GHz CPU, 64GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD + 1TB Hard Drive, Intel UHD Graphics 630, DVD Burner, Windows 10 Pro, Black
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop Computer - 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10700 8-Core up to 4.80 GHz CPU, 64GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD + 1TB Hard Drive, Intel UHD Graphics 630, DVD Burner, Windows 10 Pro, Black
By Dell
$1,395.00
Dell_XPS 8940 Tower Desktop Computer - 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10700 8-Core up to 4.80 GHz CPU, 64GB DDR4 RAM, 2TB Solid State Drive, Intel UHD Graphics 630, DVD Burner, Windows 10 Pro, Black
Dell_XPS 8940 Tower Desktop Computer - 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10700 8-Core up to 4.80 GHz CPU, 64GB DDR4 RAM, 2TB Solid State Drive, Intel UHD Graphics 630, DVD Burner, Windows 10 Pro, Black
By Dell
$1,459.99
ExteriorDell G5 5090 Desktop (2019)Dell XPS 8940 Desktop
Size Comparison
Dimensions12.13 x 14.45 x 6.65” (308 x 367 x 169 mm)
  • 12.1 x 14.4 x 6.7” (308 x 367 x 169 mm)
    Without feed
  • 12.1 x 15.5 x 6.7” (308 x 393 x 169 mm)
    With feed
Weight16.8 - 18.1 lb (7.62 - 8.20 kg)Starting Weight: 13.89 lb (6.3 kg)
Colors
Abyss Dull Grey
With Blue LED Lighting and optional clear window side panel.
Night Sky
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Dell Multimedia Keyboard-KB216 Black (English)
  • Dell Optical Mouse - MS116 Black
  • Dell Multimedia Keyboard-KB216 Black (English)
  • Dell Wired Mouse Black
PortsFront
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C® port
  • 2 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x Microphone port
  • 1 x Headphone port
Rear
  • 2 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 4 x Superspeed USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
  • 1 x Power-supply port
  • 1 x Center/subwoofer LFE surround the port
  • 1 x Front L/R surround line-out
  • 1 x Audio-in
  • 1 x RJ45 Ethernet port
Front
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 1,
  • 3 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Ports,
  • 1 x Headset jack
Rear
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
  • 2 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x HDMI 1.4 (UMA graphics only)
  • 1 x Display Port 1.2 (UMA only)
  • 1 x Gigabit Ethernet
  • 1 x Audio port (5.1 channel 3 Jack)
ChasisDell G5 5090 Desktop (2019)Dell XPS 8940 Desktop
Form FactorMini TowerMini Tower
Power Supply
360W460W
360W500W
Bays
  • 1 x 3.5” bay
  • 2 x 2.5” bays
  • 2 x SATA slots for 2.5-inch HDD
  • 1 x SATA slot for 3.5 inch HDD
  • 1 x Optional Optical Disk Drive
Optical DrivesNot Available
  • No Optical Drive
  • Tray load DVD Drive
    Reads and Writes to DVD/CD
  • Tray-load Blu-Ray Drive
    Reads and Writes to BD/DVD/CD
Chasis Information
  • Exterior Chassis Materials
  • Magnesium Alloy exterior shell
  • Copper Alloy thermal structures
Internal SpecsDell G5 5090 Desktop (2019)Dell XPS 8940 Desktop
ChipsetIntel® H370 ChipsetIntel® H470 Chipset
Processor
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-9100
    4 cores, 4 threads, 3.60 → 4.20 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9400
    6 cores, 6 threads, 2.90 → 4.10 GHz, 9MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9600K
    6 cores, 6 threads, 3.70 → 4.60 GHz, 9MB SmartCache, 95W
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9700
    8 cores, 8 threads, 3.00 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9700K
    8 cores, 8 threads, 3.60 → 4.90 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 95W
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.10 → 5.00 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.60 → 5.00 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10100
    4 cores, 8 threads, 3.60 → 4.30 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.90 → 4.30 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.90 → 4.80 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900
    10 cores, 20 threads, 2.80 → 5.20 GHz, 20MB SmartCache, 65W
Integrated Graphics
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-9100
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    23 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9400
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9600K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9700
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9700K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10100
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    23 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
Discrete GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce®
  • GTX 1650 - 4GB GDDR5
  • GTX 1660 - 6GB GDDR5
  • GTX 1660 Ti - 6GB GDDR6
  • RTX™ 2060 - 6GB GDDR6
  • RTX™ 2070 - 8GB GDDR6
  • RTX™ 2080 - 8GB GDDR6
AMD® Radeon™
  • RX 560X - 4GB GDDR5
NVIDIA® GeForce®
  • GTX 1030 - 2GB GDDR5
  • GTX 1650 SUPER™ - 4GB GDDR6
  • GTX 1660 SUPER™ - 6GB GDDR6
  • GTX 1660 Ti - 6GB GDDR6
  • RTX 2060 - 6GB GDDR6
  • RTX 2060 SUPER™ - 8GB GDDR6
  • RTX 2070 SUPER™ - 8GB GDDR6
AMD® Radeon™
  • RX 5300 - 3GB GDDR6
  • RX 5600 - 6GB GDDR6
  • RX 5700 - 8GB GDDR6
  • RX 5700 XT - 8GB GDDR6
Memory
8GB16GB32GB64GB
Dual-channel DDR4 2666 MHz or 2933 MHz.
4 x UDIMM slots
8GB16GB32GB64GB128GB
Dual-channel DDR4 2666 MHz or 2933 MHz.
4 x UDIMM slots
Memory Slots44
Storage
  • 256GB512GB1TB
    M.2 PCIe NVME SSD
  • 1TB2TB
    7200 rpm 3.5" SATA Hard Drive
  • 256GB512GB1TB2TB
    M.2 PCIe NVME SSD
  • 1TB2TB
    7200 rpm 3.5" SATA Hard Drive
  • 4TB
    5400 rpm 2.5" SATA Hard Drive
Slots
  • 1 x PCIe x16 slot
  • 1 x PCIe x1 slot
  • 1 x PCIe x4 slot
  • 2 x SATA slots
    For 2.5-inch hard drive.
  • 1 x SATA slot
    For a 3.5-inch hard drive.
  • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 slot
    For solid-state drive/Intel Optane memory
  • 1 x M.2 2230 slot
    For WiFi and Bluetooth combo card
  • 1 x PCIe x16 slot
  • 1 x PCIe x1 slot
  • 1 x PCIe x4 slot
  • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 slot
    For solid-state drive/Intel Optane memory
  • 1 x M.2 2230 slot
    For WiFi and Bluetooth combo card
ConnectivityDell G5 5090 Desktop (2019)Dell XPS 8940 Desktop
Wi-Fi
  • Qualcomm QCA9377 (DW1810)
    Up to 433 MbpsDual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi-5 (802.11ac)Bluetooth 4.2
  • Killer AX1650x
    Up to 2400 MbpsDual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi-6 (802.11ax)Bluetooth 5.0
  • Qualcomm QCA9377 (DW1810)
    Up to 433 MbpsDual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi-5 (802.11ac)Bluetooth 5.0
  • Killer AX1650i
    Up to 2400 MbpsDual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi-6 (802.11ax)Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 4.2Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.1
EthernetRivet Networks E2500 PCIe Gigabit Ethernet controller
10/100/1000 Mbps.
Rivet Networks E2600 PCIe Gigabit Ethernet controller
10/100/1000 Mbps.
SoftwareDell G5 5090 Desktop (2019)Dell XPS 8940 Desktop
OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
Alienware Command CenterDell Digital DeliveryDell Mobile ConnectDell Recovery EnvironmentDropBoxMicrosoft® Office 30 Day TrialMcAfee LiveSafe 12 Month Subscription
  • Microsoft Office 30-day trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe 12 Month Subscription
Camera & AudioDell G5 5090 Desktop (2019)Dell XPS 8940 Desktop
Audio
  • No Speakers
  • Audio controller
    • Realtek ALC3861-CG
  • External Ports
    • One microphone port
    • One headset port
    • One audio line-out port
    • One rear L/R-surround audio-out port
    • One center/subwoofer LFE surround audio-out port
  • Audio controller
    • Realtek ALC3861
  • External Ports
    • One headset port
    • One audio line-out port
    • One rear L/R-surround audio-out port
    • One center/subwoofer LFE surround audio-out port
MiscDell G5 5090 Desktop (2019)Dell XPS 8940 Desktop
Warranty
  • 1 Year Mail In Service
  • 1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis
1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis
Dell G5 Gaming Desktop 9th Price
Dell G5 Gaming Desktop, Intel Core i7- 9700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB GDDR5, 512GB SSD Storage, 8GB RAM, i5090-7173GRY-PUS, 15-15.99 inches
Dell G5 Gaming Desktop, Intel Core i7- 9700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB GDDR5, 512GB SSD Storage, 8GB RAM, i5090-7173GRY-PUS, 15-15.99 inches
By Dell
$1,298.00
Dell G5 15 Gaming Laptop (Windows 10 Home, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GTX 1650, 15.6" FHD LCD Screen, 256GB SSD and 1TB SATA, 16 GB RAM) G5590-7679BLK-PUS (Renewed)
Dell G5 15 Gaming Laptop (Windows 10 Home, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GTX 1650, 15.6" FHD LCD Screen, 256GB SSD and 1TB SATA, 16 GB RAM) G5590-7679BLK-PUS (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,499.77
Dell G5 15 Gaming Laptop (Windows 10 Home, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GTX 1650, 15.6" FHD LCD Screen, 256GB SSD and 1TB SATA, 16 GB RAM) G5590-7679BLK-PUS
Dell G5 15 Gaming Laptop (Windows 10 Home, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GTX 1650, 15.6" FHD LCD Screen, 256GB SSD and 1TB SATA, 16 GB RAM) G5590-7679BLK-PUS
By Dell
$1,449.00
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop Price
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop PC, 10th Gen Octa-core Intel i7-10700 2.9GHz Processor, 16GB DDR4 Memory, 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD +1TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD, DVD-RW Drive, Windows 10 w/ Accessories
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop PC, 10th Gen Octa-core Intel i7-10700 2.9GHz Processor, 16GB DDR4 Memory, 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD +1TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD, DVD-RW Drive, Windows 10 w/ Accessories
By Dell
$949.00
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop Computer - 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10700 8-Core up to 4.80 GHz CPU, 64GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD + 1TB Hard Drive, Intel UHD Graphics 630, DVD Burner, Windows 10 Pro, Black
Dell XPS 8940 Tower Desktop Computer - 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10700 8-Core up to 4.80 GHz CPU, 64GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD + 1TB Hard Drive, Intel UHD Graphics 630, DVD Burner, Windows 10 Pro, Black
By Dell
$1,395.00
Dell_XPS 8940 Tower Desktop Computer - 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10700 8-Core up to 4.80 GHz CPU, 64GB DDR4 RAM, 2TB Solid State Drive, Intel UHD Graphics 630, DVD Burner, Windows 10 Pro, Black
Dell_XPS 8940 Tower Desktop Computer - 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10700 8-Core up to 4.80 GHz CPU, 64GB DDR4 RAM, 2TB Solid State Drive, Intel UHD Graphics 630, DVD Burner, Windows 10 Pro, Black
By Dell
$1,459.99
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Dell G5 5090 Desktop (2019): Key Features

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Powerful, compact gaming desktop with easy upgradeability and up to 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 CPUs, VR-capable GPUs, and up to 64GB DDR4 RAM.

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