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DELL XPS 12 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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22 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 12 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

2 in 1 laptops manufactured by DELL have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just 2 in 1 laptops) and found that DELL also has good ratings across its entire range.

Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the DELL XPS 12 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of this type and age is 270MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The DELL XPS 12 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (350 megahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the DELL XPS 12 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 12 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the DELL XPS 12 has a full-size keyboard.

Alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might want to look at include the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 12 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 12 also have a front camera.

There are a number of other laptops with a front camera currently available that you might want to consider including the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 12 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

If the storage medium of this DELL notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga (SSD), or the HP Pavilion x360 (£382.66) (SSD).

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32,768 megabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. Laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 12 have maximum internal memories of between 2GB and 33GB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the DELL XPS 12 has one of the higher speaker power amongst laptops of this age. The average speaker power of portable PCs of this age and spec is 1.6W, and the speaker power range from 0.5W to 4W.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 12, the DELL XPS 12 has a touch sensitive screen.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The DELL XPS 12 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Six Battery Cells

The DELL XPS 12 is a six battery cell count portable PC.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL XPS 12 is a two USB 3.0 port laptop.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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2 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The DELL XPS 12 is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

The DELL XPS 12 is a one built-in speaker portable PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 12 have between one and three built-in speakers.

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7 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12

Released Over Three Years Ago

DELL released the XPS 12 over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The DELL XPS 12 has a better processor family than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 12.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Weight

At 1.5 kilograms, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 12.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Satellite U920t (£679.54) (1.5kg), or the Satellite U920t (£767.65) (1.5kg) both from Toshiba.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 12.5 inches, the DELL XPS 12 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 12.

If this DELL portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 2 (13.3"), or the HP Pavilion x360 (13.3").

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Specification

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Optical Drive
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Built-In Speaker
Camera
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Front Camera
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4G
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Wireless LAN Connection
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
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Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Multi-Touch

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Reviewed 19 September 2014 by ExtremelyDisappointed
(Verified Purchase)

I ordered a new dell xps 12, and it worked fine for a week. Then, it started to not turn on. It happened 4 times, the last of which happened while I was away at school. I did absolutely nothing to... Read more…

Reviewed 20 February 2014 by Bruce R.
(Verified Purchase)

I put the OS on this and kept my data on the HDD. Boot speeds were reduced dramatically. How did I live so long without it?

Reviewed 16 May 2013 by Brent R.
(Verified Purchase)

I have wiped and reinstalled os's on this drive tons of times. This drive would work great for a 32gb partition for smart response with main hdd, and the other 32gb partition for your virtual ram,... Read more…

Reviewed 18 February 2014 by Michael R.
(Verified Purchase)

For the price, I got a quality product but I was expecting a little more pretty things, like stickers or a pretty box. I am very satisfied with this purchase...

Reviewed 7 November 2013 by EGolfinstruction
(Verified Purchase)

Installed on Dell XPS 8700 with all updates (including BIOS) installed beforehand. I changed the BIOS settings to RAID and then watched the computer fail 2 or 3 times at booting until the Safe... Read more…

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