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DELL XPS 13 9343 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Laptops of a similar spec and age to the XPS 13 9343 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the XPS 13 9343 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 9343.

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DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

DELL has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the XPS 13 9343 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 13 9343. Similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 13 9343 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 2.6GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2735185_price], and the Lenovo ThinkPad T450[plb_2771075_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the MSI GP72 2QD[plb_3008884_price] (2.9GHz and cheaper).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 13 9343 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Most portable PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the XPS 13 9343 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

The XPS 13 9343 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most portable PCs that are a similar age to it. Most portable PCs that were released one year ago have an HDD storage medium. 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.

This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of notebook PC is HDD.

Alternative portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available that you might also want to look at include a cheaper laptop such as the XPS 13[pl_2705334_price], or the Latitude 12 E7250[pl_2885455_price] both from DELL or the HP EliteBook 850 G2[plb_2957141_price] or you might consider a better rated laptop such as the DELL Latitude 12 E7240[plb_2962186_price].

If you would prefer a laptop with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2891833_price] (SSD).

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Quite Long Battery Life

The battery lifes of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 range from 2.5h to 24h. With a battery life of 11 hours, the XPS 13 9343 has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 11h battery life portable PCs currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL XPS 13[plb_2705334_price].

If this laptop battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price] (14h and higher rated).

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The XPS 13 9343 has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 processor families range from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the XPS 13 9343, the XPS 13 9343 has a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo ThinkPad T450[plb_2771075_price] is also worth considering.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2829850_price], or the Latitude 12 E7250[pl_2885453_price] both from DELL is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The XPS 13 9343 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than a year ago.

It is worth considering other portable PCs which also have a front camera including the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2829850_price], or the Latitude 12 E7250[pl_2885453_price] both from DELL or the HP EliteBook 850[plb_2783815_price].

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The DELL XPS 13 9343 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3.2 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 13 9343 range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.

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Quite Fast Maximum WiFi Data Rate

With a maximum WiFi data rate of 867 megabits per second, the XPS 13 9343 has one of the faster maximum WiFi data rate amongst portable PCs of this age. The slowest maximum WiFi data rate of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 13 9343 is 150 Mbit/s and the fastest is 870 Mbit/s.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL XPS 13 9343 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 9343 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3046926_price], the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882102_price], and the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2729360_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite High Speaker Power

At 2 Watts, the XPS 13 9343 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 13 9343. The speaker power of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 1W to 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

At 110 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 9343 has a quite big operating shock compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 13 9343. The operating shocks of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 range from 10G to 130G, and the average operating shock is 77G.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The DELL XPS 13 9343 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity.

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Six Battery Cells

The DELL XPS 13 9343 is a six battery cell count laptop.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the XPS 13 9343 has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13 9343. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

At 52 watt-hours, the XPS 13 9343 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. The average battery capacity of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 is 46Wh.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Light

At only 1.3 kilograms, the XPS 13 9343 is quite light compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Across all the notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

Other notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2822530_price] (1.3kg and cheaper), or the DELL XPS 13[plb_2705334_price] (1.2kg and cheaper).

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Narrow

At only 304 millimeters, the XPS 13 9343 is quite narrow compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 13 9343. Comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago have widths of between 28mm and 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 9343 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the DELL XPS 13 9343 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Alternative 13.3" portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL XPS 13[plb_2705334_price].

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo L450[plb_2932785_price] (14" and higher rated); or the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3046926_price] (14" and cheaper).

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Pricey

The price range of laptops that have been around for more than a year is from £149 to £3,405. We think that this portable PC looks expensive compared to other laptops that have been around for more than a year.

Very Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the XPS 13 9343 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

The front camera resolutions of similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 range from 0.3MP to 2MP. The XPS 13 9343 has one of the lower front camera resolutions (only 0.92 megapixels) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The XPS 13 9343 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 9343 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the XPS 13 9343 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago is 14GB.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The XPS 13 9343 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and type. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The Wi-Fi standard of all notebook PCs of this age and type ranges from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13 9343

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this DELL notebook PC was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the XPS 13 9343 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 9343.

Other 256GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider include the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2783799_price], or the Lenovo L450[plb_2773006_price] which is cheaper.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo X250[plb_3010221_price] (500GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 9343-3118, dell 93433118, dell 3200x1800
Barcodes 05054629723135, 05397063720507, 05397063731091, 05397063733118, 05397063735594, 05397063736782, 05397063736805, 05397063739769, 05397063739851, 05397063742165, 05397063748990, 05397063749010, 05397063749317, 05397063749324, 05397063758845, 05397063758869, 05397063774791, 05397063774807, 05397063774845

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