Dell has launched the new Studio XPS 8000 desktop computers that it says are "designed for people who insist on raw power".

If you are such a consumer, you'll be happy to note the PCs offer Intel's newest, powerful desktop processors, the Core i5 Quad Core and Core i7Quad Core.

There's also integrated 7.1 high-definition surround sound "for theatre-like experience direct from your desktop" and optional Blu-ray disc drive and burner.

The XPS 8000 is also offered with optional 3D capabilities for gamers in the form of Nvidia's Geforce 3D Vision package.

With a wide variety of spec and options, including HDDs up to 1TB and Nvidia graphics, the Dell Studio XPS 8000 starts at £799 and is available now.