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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Dec 2013
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Strikingly Thin, With More Room To View.The XPS 13 Ultrabook is a slim 6 mm at its thinnest point (only 18 mm at its thickest point) and features a 13.3" HD display cleverly fit into a footprint... More
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17 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 comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of laptops of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 22GB.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,200 megahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 13 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews

DELL has good average ratings for its medium processor cores portable PCs as well as across its entire laptop range.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The DELL XPS 13 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. Most portable PCs of this age and spec have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

An Intel Core i7 processor family is in fact the best processor family across all portable PCs of this age and type.

The worst processor family amongst similar types of laptop is AMD C.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 13 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This DELL portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this DELL laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The DELL XPS 13 has a better storage medium than most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago 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.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the XPS 13.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the XPS 13. The internal memorys of portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 13 range from 1GB to 16GB.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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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 the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this age and type.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13. The average total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 is 500GB.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13, the DELL XPS 13 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 is 3GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The DELL XPS 13 is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the DELL XPS 13 which has six number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of portable PCs of this age and type is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 1.3 megapixels, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the XPS 13. The front camera resolution (numeric)s of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 13 range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Light

The lightest notebook PC that was released more than two years ago is 240g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the DELL XPS 13 is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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4 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The DELL XPS 13 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 13, the DELL XPS 13 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 13.3 inches) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 13 is 10" and the biggest is 18".

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The DELL XPS 13 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13 also do not have a touchscreen.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.1 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 13.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 8 hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a pretty standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

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Processor Family
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Motherboard Chipset
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Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Height (rear)
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i76600, dell i76500, dell i75600, dell i75500, dell i76500u, dell i75600u, dell i75500u, dell i76600u, dell 3200x1800, dell xps93607336, dell xps93607336s, dell xps93607336sl, dell xps93607336slv
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