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DELL XPS 15 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 4,803 owner and expert reviews, DELL has good ratings for its portable PCs. DELL also has good ratings specifically for its many processor cores laptops.

Quite Big Internal Memory

Many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 15 have internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 15's internal memory is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 15.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 16GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including the Medion Erazer X7821[plb_1533620_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 15 the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB. At 1,032 gigabyte, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 15.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 15.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 15.

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Light

With a weight of only 2 kilograms, the DELL XPS 15 is fairly light compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 15. Across all the many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 15 the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The DELL XPS 15 has more processor threadss than most of the portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 15. This notebook PC is a eight processor threads laptop compared to most of the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 15 which only have between four and seven processor threadss.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 15 the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB. With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 15.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 2TB. The DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Has a Touchscreen

The DELL XPS 15 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average front camera resolution (numeric) of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 15 is 13MP, and the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. The DELL XPS 15 has one of the higher front camera resolution (numeric)s (1.3 megapixels) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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2 Reasons Against

Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between 8 and 5,111 solid-state drive capacitys, including the DELL XPS 15 which has 32 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the DELL XPS 15 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This many processor cores portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 15 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than two years.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to consider the Asus NX500JK[plb_2898867_price] (2.3GHz and higher rated).

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 15.

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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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 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
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 Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
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
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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® 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
Power Auto-Sensing
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Pouch

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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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Manufacturer Part Numbers dell gtx960, dell uhdw10, dell i74702, dell uhdw10p, dell i74702h, dell gtx960m, dell i74702hq, dell 95505187de2, dell i76700hq16gb1, dell i76700hq16gb1t, dell i76700hq16gb1tb

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