Revenue for the year totaled $35.4 billion, up 14% from $31.2 billion the previous year.
Dell attributed its strong finish to record sales in the fourth quarter.
For its fourth quarter, Dell posted earnings of $603 million, or 23 cents a share, up 32% over earnings of $456 million, or 17 cents a share, a year earlier. Revenue for the fourth quarter was $9.7 billion, up 21% from $8.1 billion a year earlier.
During a conference call with analysts, Dell Chairman-CEO Michael Dell said it was "unfortunate" its spokesman Benjamin Curtis, who plays the "Dell Dude" in ads for the company, was arrested earlier this week on drug charges.