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DELL XPS 12 9Q33 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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27 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of this age and spec.

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Good Brand

DELL has good average ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 560MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,000MHz. At 1,100 megahertz, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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

Most portable PCs of this age and type have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the XPS 12 9Q33 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 12 9Q33.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the HP Pavilion x360 (2.1GHz).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The XPS 12 9Q33 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 12 9Q33 do not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might also want to consider including the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a better processor family than most 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this age and type.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 12 9Q33 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 12 9Q33. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12 9Q33 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to 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.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 12 (SSD).

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Big Operating Shock

The operating shocks of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 1G to 140G, and the average operating shock is 88G. At 140 gravity, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a quite big operating shock compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 12 9Q33 is 2.6GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.1 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 6,000 cd/m². With a display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter, the XPS 12 9Q33 has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Fast Maximum WiFi Data Rate

With a maximum WiFi data rate of 867 megabits per second, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly fast maximum WiFi data rate compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33. The average maximum WiFi data rate of 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 is 370 Mbit/s, and the maximum WiFi data rate range from 54 Mbit/s to 870 Mbit/s.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The XPS 12 9Q33 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of this age and type, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a touch sensitive screen.

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Six Battery Cells

The XPS 12 9Q33 is a six battery cell count notebook PC.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 12 9Q33 range from 0.51MB to 4MB. When compared to other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 that we have checked, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33's processor cache of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL XPS 12 9Q33 is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 12 9Q33 range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh. At 47 watt-hours, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the XPS 12 9Q33.

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1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.2GB. The XPS 12 9Q33 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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Very Low Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 is 0.5W and the highest is 4W. At only 1 Watt, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a quite low speaker power compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 12 9Q33.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12 9Q33

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Battery Life

At 8.43 hours, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the XPS 12 9Q33.

We compared this laptop to all the other 8.43h battery life portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the XPS 12, and the XPS 12 9Q33 both from DELL is also worth considering.

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook T904 (£1,364.99) (8.5h).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo Flex (320GB).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.5 kilograms, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

There are a number of other 1.5kg heavy laptops currently available which you might also want to look at including the DELL XPS 12 which has better reviews.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 12.5 inches, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 12 9Q33.

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2 (13.3").

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Dell E-Value Code
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio 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
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

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User Reviews

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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.
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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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 2in1, dell 9q33, dell i74510, dell i74510u, xpsu128000crbfb
Barcodes 00884116144588, 05397063422913, 05397063435852, 05397063523344, 05397063571772, 05397063661145, 05397063661183, 05397063663309, 05397063670192, 05397063671960, 05397063680757, 05397063685264, 05397063686506, 05397063686513, 05397063704903

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