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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Apr 2013
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the XPS 13 is 1,100MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews

DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs DELL is one of the superior manufacturers.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The DELL XPS 13 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Most laptops of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor family ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. The DELL XPS 13 has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 13.

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SSD Storage Media

The DELL XPS 13 has an SSD storage media which is better than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it have an HDD storage media. 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 in fact the best storage medium across all similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the DELL XPS 13 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13.

The worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 13 which 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 were released more than two years ago, the DELL XPS 13 has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The DELL XPS 13 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.3 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average processor boost frequency of laptops of this age and spec is 3GHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The DELL XPS 13 has a very big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The average processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Light

The weights of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. The DELL XPS 13 is one of the lighter similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 (only 1.4 kilograms) amongst laptops of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.4kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including the DELL Latitude 12 E7240[plb_1619979_price] which has better reviews.

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7 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 13 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the DELL XPS 13 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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

The DELL XPS 13 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The DELL XPS 13 has a fairly small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13. Across all the laptops of a similar type and age to the XPS 13 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of this spec and age is 510GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The DELL XPS 13 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. The DELL XPS 13 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13.

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Only 3 Bluetooth Version

The DELL XPS 13 supports a 3 bluetooth version which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it support a 4 bluetooth version. Across all laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 13 the best bluetooth version is 4.0 EDR and the worst is 2.1.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when DELL released the XPS 13.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.1 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the XPS 13.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The DELL XPS 13 has a pretty typical battery life (max) (8.53 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13.

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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
System Bus Rate
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 Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
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
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Start-Up Time
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
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® 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® 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
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)

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7 November 2016

With powerful hardware, a high-resolution screen, and both USB 3.0 and USB-C ports, the Dell XPS 13 Touch is the best ultraportable laptop for power users right now...

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29 September 2016

Small update, no effect?! Dell secretly updated its top seller: The XPS 13 is one of the first models that gets the latest Kaby Lake processors from Intel. The chassis does not appear to be... Read more…

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...

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