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DELL XPS 12 9Q33 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

On average DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all notebook PCs manufactured by DELL.

SSD Storage Media

The XPS 12 9Q33 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 12 9Q33.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs of this age and type.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The DELL XPS 12 9Q33 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 actually the best display resolution across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The XPS 12 9Q33 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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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 similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Big Operating Shock

At 140 gravity, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a very big operating shock compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the XPS 12 9Q33. The smallest operating shock of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 10G, the biggest is 140G, and the average operating shock is 67G.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 12 9Q33 is 20 cd/m², the brightest is 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m². At 400 candellas per square meter, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a very bright display brightness compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the XPS 12 9Q33 which do not have a touchscreen, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a touchscreen.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 12 9Q33 have operating vibrations of between 0.5G and 110G. With an operating vibration of 0.66 gravity, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a quite big operating vibration compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 12 9Q33.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The XPS 12 9Q33 is a six number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Light

At only 1.5 kilograms, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the XPS 12 9Q33. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the XPS 12 9Q33 the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 1.3 megapixels, the XPS 12 9Q33 has one of the higher front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 12 9Q33 is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1,100MHz.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of notebook PCs of this type and age is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". The XPS 12 9Q33 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 12.5 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 12 9Q33 is 2.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. At only 1.6 gigahertz, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. The XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 12 9Q33 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the XPS 12 9Q33 which has 128 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The slowest processor boost frequency of laptops of this age and type is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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Quite Low Speaker Power

When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 12 9Q33 that we have assessed, the XPS 12 9Q33's speaker power of only 1 Watt is one of the lowest. The average speaker power of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.7W.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

At 160 gravity, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a quite big non-operating shock compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 12 9Q33 have non-operating shocks of between 60G and 240G.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

With a non-operating vibration of 1.3 gravity, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has one of the bigger non-operating vibrations amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The non-operating vibrations of laptops of this type and age range from 1G to 160G.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12 9Q33

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

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 similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

The XPS 12 9Q33 has a pretty average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 12 9Q33.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
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
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
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Intel TSX-NI
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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 Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
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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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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