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DELL XPS 15 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.2GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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21 Reasons For

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The DELL XPS 15 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 15. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,803 owner and expert reviews, DELL has good reviews for its laptops. DELL also has good reviews specifically for its many processor cores laptops compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Big Internal Memory

When compared to other laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 15, the DELL XPS 15's internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The average internal memory of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 8.4GB, and the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also have a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This DELL portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 15.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The DELL XPS 15 has an SSD storage media which is better than most many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs that are a similar age 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 many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 15.

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

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The DELL XPS 15 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 15.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most portable PCs of a similar age and type to the XPS 15 have between 8 and 5,111 solid-state drive capacitys, including the DELL XPS 15 which has 512 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 15. The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 15 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The DELL XPS 15 is a eight processor threads laptop.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 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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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of portable PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 15 range from 2MB to 8MB. The DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger processor caches (6 megabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

Most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 15 only have between two and eight number of battery cellss, however the DELL XPS 15 has nine number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of laptops of a similar type and age to the XPS 15 range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m². At 350 candellas per square meter, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of laptops of this age and type is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 13MP. At 1.3 megapixels, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The DELL XPS 15 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 15 also do not have a touchscreen.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when DELL released the XPS 15.

Average Processor Frequency

The DELL XPS 15 has a fairly average processor frequency (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the XPS 15.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 15.6" laptops currently available including the Asus N56VZ which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

The DELL XPS 15 has a fairly typical weight (2.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The DELL XPS 15 has a relatively average total storage capacity (512 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If this many processor cores portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY m6 (750GB and higher rated).

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Specification

Design
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Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 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)
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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 Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
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Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(137)
24 October 2016

The Dell XPS 15 is a fantastic laptop and possesses excellent build quality.It's cheaper and more highly spec'd than a MacBook Pro is arguably better value for money than a Microsoft Surface Pro...

28 April 2016

Aside from a handful of niggles, and the somewhat disappointing battery life, Dell should be patting itself on the back for delivering yet another top-notch Windows 10 laptop. The XPS 15 is...

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14 January 2016

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14 January 2016

The Dell XPS 15 is the ultimate Skylake-based Windows 10 laptop you can buy...

Expert Reviews

30 December 2015

The Dell XPS 15 is a faithful, up-sized rendition of the innovative XPS 13. Like its predecessor, the 15-incher cuts back on size and weight without sacrificing performance. In fact, the XPS 15 is...

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Solid build quality
Great keyboard and touchpad
Best notebook display we've tested
Clear, loud speakers
Extremely quick
Modest connectivity
Battery falls short of expectations
Noisy and hot at load
UHD model has significantly worse battery life
Color temp on the UHD model's screen is off
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User Reviews

(216)
Reviewed 18 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this after much deliberation for running Blender and video processing. Positives: screen is sharp and the touch screen is responsive (I would rather have a none touchscreen but this... Read more…

Reviewed 3 April 2016 by Bogdan Gavril

Great laptop, it's an absolute beast and likely the best possible 15 inch Windows machine on the market now. The screen is magnificent. I wouldn't worry too much about software glitches with the... Read more…

Reviewed 17 March 2016 by CoolGuy
(Verified Purchase)

Exactly as expected, runs great, the only issue I found that I did t think was a problem prior was there is only 2 USB ports and some issues with Windows 10 scaling on some programs. The fans do... Read more…

Reviewed 10 February 2016 by Paul Millican | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

- Pros - ? If you have the money, you won't regret stretching to the 4K touch display. It's perfect. ? The design. That InfinityEdge bezel and slim form factor is a cut above any Windows laptop. ?... Read more…

Reviewed 2 February 2016 by Brian

The internet still doesnt work after countless hours of trying to fix it. SSL errors happen repeatedly even after reiinstalling windows multiple times...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers gtx960, gtx960m, dell xc9m1, dell gtx960, dell i76700, dell i76700h, dell gtx960m, related gt750, dell i76700hq, related gt750m
Barcodes 00000095506134, 05397063877843, 05397063896134, 05397063909261

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