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DELL XPS 15 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.3GHz 16GB 1TB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.3GHz 16GB Jul 2014
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The XPS 15 combines jaw-dropping resolution and vibrant color in a large 15.6" touch display. Its crisp, sharp detail and rich color is perfect for editing photos and graphic design. Stunning... More
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19 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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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. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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DELL Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

DELL is one of the superior portable PC manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and DELL also has good reviews for its many processor cores laptops.

Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 15 range from 2GB to 32GB. 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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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 15 range from 32GB to 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 15.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 15, the DELL XPS 15 has a front camera.

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Light

With a weight of only 2 kilograms, the DELL XPS 15 is quite light compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the XPS 15. The weights of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 15 range from 430g to 4.8kg.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the XPS 15 is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB. The DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big processor cache (6 megabytes) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 15.

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Eight Processor Threadss

Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 15 only have between four and seven processor threadss, however the DELL XPS 15 has eight processor threadss.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 15 range from 250GB to 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to it.

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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 portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 15 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 400 cd/m². The DELL XPS 15 has one of the brighter display brightnesss (400 candellas per square meter) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 15 which do not have a touchscreen, the DELL XPS 15 has a touchscreen.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

At 2.5 Watts, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The average speaker power of many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 15 is 1.8W, and the speaker powers range from 1W to 11W.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

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4 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life (max)

The DELL XPS 15 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 4 hours) amongst laptops of this age. The battery life (max)s of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 15 range from 2.5h to 22h, and the average battery life (max) is 6.7h.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 15 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,400MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,150 megahertz, the DELL XPS 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The DELL XPS 15 is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between 8 and 5,111 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 15 is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The DELL XPS 15 has one of the slowest hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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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

At 2.3 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 15.

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Average Display Diagonal

The DELL XPS 15 has a fairly standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 15.

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on comparable spec portable PCs that came out 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

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
System Bus Rate
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
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 OpenGL 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
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
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® Smart Cache
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
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
Cables Included
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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 1tb32, dell gtx960, dell i74712, dell 1tb32g, dell i76700, dell 1tb32gb, dell i76700h, dell gtx960m, dell i74712h, xps 15 i76700, dell i76700hq, dell i74712hq, dell 3840x2160, xps 15 i76700h, dell xps955010000, dell xps955010000s, dell xps955010000sl, dell xps955010000slv
Barcodes 00000095300818, 00722512489448, 00887768562793, 05397063633128, 05397063680818

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