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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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24 Reasons For

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 have been available for more than two years.

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

Most laptops of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the DELL XPS 15 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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DELL Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

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

Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 15 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. The DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the XPS 15 is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the XPS 15.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to 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 laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. In addition, this notebook 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 across all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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

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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 have been on the market for more than two years.

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Light

With a weight of only 2 kilograms, the DELL XPS 15 is one of the lighter comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 15 amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The weights of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg.

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Four USB Sleep-and-Charge Portss

Most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago only have between one and three USB Sleep-and-Charge portss, however the DELL XPS 15 has four USB Sleep-and-Charge portss.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11ac|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 15. Many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 15 have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 2TB.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The DELL XPS 15 has more processor threadss than most of the many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 15. This portable PC is a eight processor threads notebook PC compared to most of the many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 15 which only have between four and seven processor threadss.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 6 megabytes, the DELL XPS 15 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 15. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 15 the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB.

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Very Bright Display Brightness

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m². When compared to other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 15 that we have checked the display brightness of, the DELL XPS 15's display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter is one of the brightest.

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Has a Touchscreen

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

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Fairly High Speaker Power

The DELL XPS 15 has a quite high speaker power (2 Watts) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 15. The lowest speaker power of laptops of this type and age is 1W and the highest is 11W.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

The operating vibrations of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 0.5G to 1.1G, and the average operating vibration is 0.56G. At 0.66 gravity, the DELL XPS 15 has a very big operating vibration compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 15.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the operating shocks range from 10G to 140G. At 110 gravity, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big operating shock compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 15.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. At 16 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 15.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

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5 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life (max)

The DELL XPS 15 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 4 hours) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 15 the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 22h, and the average battery life (max) is 6.7h.

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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

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

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the XPS 15 that we have assessed, the hard drive speed of the DELL XPS 15 of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest. Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 15 the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Shock

Across all the many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 15 the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G. At 160 gravity, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big non-operating shock compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 15.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 15 the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 3.5G. When compared to other laptops of this spec and age, the DELL XPS 15's non-operating vibration of 1.3 gravity is one of the biggest.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the XPS 15 over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 15 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 15.

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Average Display Diagonal

The DELL XPS 15 has a relatively standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable 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 the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs of this type and age. 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 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
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
Full HD
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 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
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 Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Pre-Installed 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® 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 Life (max)
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord 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)
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...

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

(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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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 1tb32, dell 1tb32g, dell i76700, dell 1tb32gb, dell i76700h, dell i76700hq, dell 3840x2160

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