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

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB May 2014
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16 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 comparable age and type to it.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

DELL is one of the superior laptop brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and DELL also has good ratings for its many processor cores laptops.

Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of a similar age and spec to the XPS 15 is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

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

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 15 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 15 also have a front camera.

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Light

The DELL XPS 15 is one of the lighter laptops of this type and age (only 2 kilograms) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 15 have weights of between 430g and 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg.

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Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

The DELL XPS 15 has a quite big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the XPS 15. Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 15 have hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memorys of between 8GB and 80GB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory is 13GB.

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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 laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Touchscreen

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

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Very Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m². The DELL XPS 15 has a very bright display brightness (400 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite High Speaker Power

At 2.5 Watts, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Notebook PCs of this type and age have speaker powers of between 1W and 11W.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 15 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 30Wh to 2,700Wh. The DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s (91 watt-hours) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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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 laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is 2.5h and the longest is 22h. With a battery life (max) of only 4 hours, the DELL XPS 15 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s amongst laptops of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The DELL XPS 15 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 15 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The DELL XPS 15 has a fairly slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. The average hard drive speed of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This DELL laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 15 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

The DELL XPS 15 has a relatively average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 15.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on comparable spec 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.

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Specification

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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
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
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
LED Backlight
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
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
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
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial 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 Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
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...

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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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