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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Review
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25 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst portable PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of this spec and age is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The DELL XPS 13 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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Good Brand

DELL has unexceptional ratings for its ultrabooks, however it has good average ratings when measured across its entire portable PC range.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 800MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the XPS 13.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 350 megahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 13. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13 is 290MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The DELL XPS 13 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 13 has a quite fast processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 13. Ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 2.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.8GHz.

We compared all the other 2GHz processor clock speed laptops to this laptop and we think the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch[plb_1537041_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the T440s[pl_2061457_price] (2.1GHz and higher rated), or the X240[pl_2034034_price] (2.6GHz and higher rated) both from Lenovo or the HP Zbook 14[plb_2081834_price] (2.1GHz and higher rated).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age which do not have a full-size keyboard, the DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including the X240[pl_2109846_price], or the X1 Carbon Touch[pl_1537041_price] both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 14 E7440[plb_2084702_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The DELL XPS 13 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most laptops of this age and type. Most laptops of a comparable age and type to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 13 ranges from Intel Core i3-2xxx to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 13 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the Latitude 14 E7440[pl_1619995_price], or the Latitude 14 E7440[pl_2084702_price] both from DELL or the Toshiba Z30[plb_2086844_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 13 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC also 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 portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the XPS 13.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is 5.9GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst notebook PCs of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 8GB internal memory laptops currently available including the X1 Carbon Touch[pl_1537041_price], the ThinkPad X1 Carbon[pl_1611730_price], or the X240[pl_2034034_price] all from Lenovo which has better reviews.

If this ultrabook internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T440s[plb_2061457_price] (12GB) which is also higher rated.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including the X1 Carbon Touch[pl_1537041_price], or the X1 Carbon[pl_3120631_price] both from Lenovo or the HP Pro[plb_1549460_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The total storage capacity of laptops that have been available for more than two years range from 64GB to 1.1TB.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the HP Zbook 14[plb_2081834_price] (750GB) which is also higher rated.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The DELL XPS 13 is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 13 only have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Operating Shock

At 110 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly big operating shock compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The operating shocks of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 range from 10G to 110G, and the average operating shock is 71G.

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Six Battery Cells

The DELL XPS 13 is a six battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 have between two and seven battery cells.

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Quite Big L3 Cache

The L3 caches of ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13 range from 2MB to 6MB, and the average L3 cache is 3.3MB. With a L3 cache of 4 megabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger L3 caches amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years is 3.3MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Light

At only 1.4 kilograms, the DELL XPS 13 is fairly light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 13. The lightest notebook PC of a comparable age and type to the XPS 13 is 870g heavy and the heaviest is 3.3kg.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 1.4kg heavy laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon[plb_1611730_price].

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Narrow

The average width of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the XPS 13 is 330mm, and the widths range from 280mm to 420mm. With a width of only 316 millimeters, the DELL XPS 13 is one of the narrower comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13 amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the DELL XPS 13 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL XPS 13 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to consider include the X240[pl_2034034_price], the X240[pl_2109846_price], or the X1 Carbon Touch[pl_1537041_price] all from Lenovo which also has a higher rating.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 have between one and three USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL XPS 13 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 13. The maximum internal memory of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13 range from 4GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 9GB.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The DELL XPS 13 is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13 have one USB 2.0 port.

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Only 3 Bluetooth Version

The DELL XPS 13 supports a 3 Bluetooth version which is better than the 4 Bluetooth version supported by most notebook PCs of this type and age.

This portable PC's bluetooth version (3) is in fact the worst supported bluetooth version across all ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

The best supported bluetooth version amongst similar types of portable PC is 4.0+HS.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13

Released Over Three Years Ago

DELL released the XPS 13 over three years ago.

Average Battery Life

The DELL XPS 13 has a fairly average battery life (8 hours) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the XPS 13.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 8h battery life portable PCs and we think the HP Pro[plb_1549460_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this ultrabook battery life is too short for you then you might also want to consider the X1 Carbon[pl_3120631_price] (8.2h), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2418295_price] (8.6h) both from Lenovo or the DELL XPS 13[plb_2111440_price] (8.53h) which is also higher rated.

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Average Screen Size

The DELL XPS 13 has a fairly typical screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13.

We compared all the other 13.3" portable PCs to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the HP Pro[plb_1549460_price] is also worth considering.

If this DELL notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T440s[plb_2061457_price] (14"), the HP Zbook 14[plb_2081834_price] (14"), or the DELL Latitude 14 E7440[plb_2084702_price] (14") which is also higher rated.

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Processor Lithography
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Processor Codename
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PCI Express Configuration
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Camera
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Front Camera
Networking
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
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Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
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Intel Insider
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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31 December 2015

EVER SINCE Dell first revealed the redesigned Dell XPS 13 at CES 2015, it's been one of the US firm's more exciting clamshell devices - an attractive, powerful ultrabook with a gloriously... Read more…

30 December 2015

Despite a handful of flaws, this is one of the best Windows ultraportables available...

29 December 2015

The refreshed Dell XPS 13 doesn't go too far from its predecessor in terms of design and build quality. Both are impeccable and make the whole experience using the notebook a delight. Also, the...

21 December 2015

When Dell released the first XPS 13 early on in 2015, it fell agonisingly short of greatness. The design was there, the core hardware was fast enough, but a series of niggling little flaws... Read more…

15 December 2015

The 2015 Dell XPS 13 is a well built, compact laptop that outdoes the obvious competition in some key respects such as screen quality and near-borderless display. Here is a 13.3-inch laptop that...

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