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

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16 Reasons For

Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The DELL XPS 15 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews

DELL has good average ratings for its many processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 15 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 15. The average internal memory of many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 15 is 8.4GB.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,032 gigabyte, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Portable PCs of this age and spec have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the XPS 15.

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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 notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. This DELL notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 15.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 15, the DELL XPS 15 has a front camera.

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Light

Across all the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 15 the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg. With a weight of only 2 kilograms, the DELL XPS 15 is one of the lighter similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 15 amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 15 range from 320GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 800GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 15.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Touchscreen

The DELL XPS 15 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago which do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Bright Display Brightness

At 400 candellas per square meter, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The average display brightness of laptops of this age and type is 260 cd/m².

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL XPS 15 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The front camera resolution (numeric)s of many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 15 range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. The DELL XPS 15 has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) (1.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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3 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

The DELL XPS 15 has an HDD storage media which is better than the SSD storage media found on most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 15.

An SSD storage media is the best storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The DELL XPS 15 is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 15 have between 8 and 5,111 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 15.

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Average Display Diagonal

The DELL XPS 15 has a relatively typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 15.

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Specification

Design
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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Processor Boost Frequency
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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
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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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Memory Slots
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 Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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 Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
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® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Height (rear)
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
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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