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

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB Mar 2014
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19 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Good Brand

DELL has good average reviews for its many processor cores laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range.

Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of notebook PCs of this type and age is 8.4GB. At 16 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of laptops of this type and age range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB. At 1,032 gigabyte, the DELL XPS 15 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 15.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as 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 comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 15.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the XPS 15, the DELL XPS 15 has a front camera.

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Light

The DELL XPS 15 is quite light (only 2 kilograms) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The lightest laptop of a similar age and type to the XPS 15 is 430g heavy, the heaviest is 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger processor caches (6 megabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The processor caches of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.7MB.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 15 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 790GB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The DELL XPS 15 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 15 do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The DELL XPS 15 has a quite bright display brightness (400 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the XPS 15. Many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 400 cd/m².

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Quite High Speaker Power

Laptops of this age and type have speaker powers of between 1W and 11W. The DELL XPS 15 has a fairly high speaker power (2.5 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

At 0.66 gravity, the DELL XPS 15 has a quite big operating vibration compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Across all the laptops that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 15 the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 1.1G, and the average operating vibration is 0.56G.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

With an operating shock of 110 gravity, the DELL XPS 15 has a quite big operating shock compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The smallest operating shock of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the XPS 15 is 10G, the biggest is 140G, and the average operating shock is 45G.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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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 many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Short Battery Life (max)

Across all the many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than two years the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 22h, and the average battery life (max) is 6.7h. At only 3 hours, the DELL XPS 15 has a very short battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 15.

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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The DELL XPS 15 is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The front camera resolution (numeric)s of portable PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. The DELL XPS 15 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.92 megapixels) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 15 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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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs of this age and spec is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of 160 gravity, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big non-operating shock compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Across all the many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 15 the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 96G.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration

The DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big non-operating vibration (1.3 gravity) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 15 the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 3.5G.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 similar spec and age to the XPS 15.

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to 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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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 Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Dell E-Value Code
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
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 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 Life (max)
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)

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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...

Digitaltrends.com

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

(215)
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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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sbnb2503, dell 1tb32, dell 1tb32g, dell i76700, dell 1tb32gb, dell i76700h, dell i76700hq, dell 3840x2160
Barcodes 00884116133759, 05397063431014, 05397063432134, 05397063433803, 08841161337596

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