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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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18 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 13. Across all the portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

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

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz. At 2.4 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Asus X555UB[plb_2993334_price] (2.5GHz) which is also higher rated.

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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 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13. The average internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 is 6.3GB.

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SSD Storage Media

The DELL XPS 13 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most portable PCs of a similar spec and age 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 in fact the best storage medium amongst all similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 13.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC is HDD.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 11 hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 13. The battery life (max)s of laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 13 range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.6h.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 13.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The DELL XPS 13 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the processor family ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago, the DELL XPS 13 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 3 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average processor boost frequency of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 13 is 2.9GHz.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 which do not have a touchscreen, the DELL XPS 13 has a touchscreen.

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Quite High Speaker Power

At 2 Watts, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago the speaker powers range from 1W to 4W.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The DELL XPS 13 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13 that we have checked, the processor cache of the DELL XPS 13 of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 52 watt-hours, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Light

When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year, the DELL XPS 13's weight of only 1.2 kilograms is one of the lightest. Across all the portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_2739272_price] (1.2kg).

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10 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the laptops that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 13 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (14") which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the XPS 13 have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The DELL XPS 13 has a fairly dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 13 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m².

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. The DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The DELL XPS 13 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. This portable PC has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. Across all laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 the Wi-Fi standard ranges from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Long Battery Recharge Time

The average battery recharge time of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 is 4h, and the battery recharge times range from 2h to 23h. The DELL XPS 13 has a quite long battery recharge time (4 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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1 Other reason to consider the DELL XPS 13

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Specification

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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
Intel® RealSense Technology
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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7 November 2016

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29 September 2016

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31 December 2015

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30 December 2015

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