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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
+16 More reasons for
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Eight Processor Threadss
The DELL XPS 15 is a eight processor threads laptop.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
1 Reason Against
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.
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.
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.
+3 Other reasons
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.
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).
Colour of Product
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-3xxx
Intel HM77 Express, Intel HM77
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
2 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
1920 x 1080
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
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screen is sharp and the touch screen is responsive (I would rather have a none touchscreen but this... Read more…
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Reviewed 10 February 2016 by Paul Millican | 11 Comments
- Pros -
? If you have the money, you won't regret stretching to the 4K touch display. It's perfect.
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