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DELL XPS 15 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all DELL portable PCs and also specifically for DELL many processor cores laptops and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings compared to other brands.

Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago 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 laptops 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 notebook PCs that are a comparable age 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 most similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also 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 amongst all many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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

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SSD Storage Media

The DELL XPS 15 has an SSD storage media which is better than most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. Most many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago have an HDD storage media. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium across all many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 15.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Light

At only 2 kilograms, the DELL XPS 15 is quite light compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 15. The average weight of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 15 is 2.5kg, and the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 15 is 4.7MB. At 6 megabytes, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The DELL XPS 15 has more processor threadss than most of the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 15. Most of the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago only have between four and seven processor threadss, however this laptop has eight processor threadss.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The DELL XPS 15 is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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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 laptops of this spec and age.

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Has a Touchscreen

The DELL XPS 15 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 15 which do not have a touchscreen.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s (91 watt-hours) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 30Wh to 2,700Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 64Wh.

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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 many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 15 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 15 which have a front camera.

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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.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The DELL XPS 15 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most laptops that came out around the same time as it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard across all similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

The best Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of laptop is 802.11n.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

This many processor cores portable PC has been on the market for over three 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 have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 15.

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Average Display Diagonal

The DELL XPS 15 has a pretty typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 15.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The DELL XPS 15 has a pretty standard total storage capacity (512 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 15.

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Specification

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Processor Socket
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)
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PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Audio System
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
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
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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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)
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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
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Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 3840x2160, dell xc9m1, dell gtx960, dell i76700, dell gtx960m, dell i76700h, related gt750, dell i76700hq, dell 3840x2160, related gt750m
Barcodes 05397063877843, 05397063909261

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