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DELL XPS 12 9Q33

DELL XPS 12 9Q33 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Feb 2014
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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews

DELL 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings on average and across all laptops DELL is one of the better rated brands.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,100 megahertz, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 12 9Q33. Notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 12 9Q33 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 560MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 350 megahertz, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 12 9Q33 range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 270MHz.

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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 laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12 9Q33 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a front camera.

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SSD Storage Media

This portable PC has an SSD storage media, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops 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.

Alternative portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the U920t[pl_1453648_price], or the U920t[pl_1453648_price] both from Toshiba.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 5GB, and the internal memorys range from 1GB to 12GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the XPS 12 9Q33 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The XPS 12 9Q33 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 12 9Q33.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of portable PC.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Operating Shock

At 140 gravity, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly big operating shock compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The smallest operating shock of laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 is 10G, the biggest is 140G, and the average operating shock is 82G.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

The XPS 12 9Q33 has a quite big operating vibration (0.66 gravity) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the XPS 12 9Q33. The average operating vibration of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 12 9Q33 is 0.61G, and the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 0.66G.

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Has a Touchscreen

The XPS 12 9Q33 has a touchscreen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago also have a touchscreen.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs with a touchscreen currently available which you might also want to look at including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The DELL XPS 12 9Q33 is a six number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 50 watt-hours, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 12 9Q33 range from 2GB to 16GB. At 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the XPS 12 9Q33.

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5 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The XPS 12 9Q33 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 128 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The total storage capacitys of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 range from 16GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB.

Alternative 128GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Very Low Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of portable PCs of this age and type is 0.5W, the highest is 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.6W. At only 1 Watt, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 12 9Q33.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Shock

The XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly big non-operating shock (160 gravity) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 12 9Q33. The average non-operating shock of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 12 9Q33 is 130G.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

The DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a quite big non-operating vibration (1.3 gravity) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 12 9Q33. Across all the laptops of this age and type the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 1.3G, and the average non-operating vibration is 1.2G.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12 9Q33

Released Over Three Years Ago

DELL released the XPS 12 9Q33 over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The XPS 12 9Q33 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 8.43 hours, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a relatively average battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 8.43h battery life notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL 12[plb_2074138_price].

If you are looking for a portable PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook T904[plb_2508324_price] (8.5h).

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the XPS 12 9Q33.

If this 2 in 1 laptop processor frequency is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2798208_price] (1.83GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The XPS 12 9Q33 has a relatively standard weight (1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.5kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Average Display Diagonal

The XPS 12 9Q33 has a pretty typical display diagonal (12.5 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 12.5" laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Specification

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Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
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3G
Bluetooth
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USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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Expert Reviews

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Lisa Gade compares the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga and the Dell XPS 12 Windows 8 convertible Ultrabooks...

22 April 2014

An excellent option for those looking to replace two devices with one...

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14 February 2014

The XPS 12 is a quality hybrid. The new materials used in the body look fantastic and scream reliability. It has satisfactory performance and long battery life. But with its overheating and other...

10 February 2014

Dell's XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook is a neat device, one which any nerd would covet, even if one goes merely by its appearance. It looks good and the insides are good too; it has power to burn.... Read more…

22 January 2014

Dell has done a pretty decent job of accommodating the needs of ultrabook users and tablet fans. A device such as the XPS 12 eliminates the need to carry around two devices which can make it ideal...

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User Reviews

(17)
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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