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DELL XPS 13
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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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Strikingly thin and light: The most compact 13" Ultrabook features a 13.3" display in a size similar to an 11" laptop. It's also razor-thin at only 6-18mm and weighs just under 1.36kg, so it's... More
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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 laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews

DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs DELL is one of the better rated 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 have been around for a similar time to it. Most portable PCs of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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SSD Storage Media

The DELL XPS 13 has a better storage medium than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This DELL portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all laptops that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 13.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop.

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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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 13.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other laptops of this type and age which do not have a full-size keyboard, the DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 13, the DELL XPS 13 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 13 is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. At 3.3 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the DELL XPS 13 which has 512 solid-state drive capacitys.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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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 comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of this type and age which do not have a touchscreen, the DELL XPS 13 has a touchscreen.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13 have display brightnesss of between 20 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 13.

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Very Big Processor Cache

Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Light

The DELL XPS 13 is quite light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13. The weights of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 300g to 3.8kg.

Alternative 1.4kg heavy laptops currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DELL 13[plb_2215401_price].

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4 Reasons Against

Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18".

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to look at the HP ZBook 14[plb_2746897_price] (14") which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Portable PCs of this age and type have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The DELL XPS 13 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 8.53 hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 13.

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Specification

Design
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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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
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
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
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 Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
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)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Barcodes 00884116204381, 05397063670222, 05397063680771, 05397063685271, 05397063686568, 05397063686575

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