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

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.3GHz 16GB Nov 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 typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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DELL Notebook PCs 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

Across all the laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 15 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 16GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Y50 UHD[plb_2658715_price], or the AORUS X3 Plus[plb_2441342_price].

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of laptops of this age and type is 730GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB. At 1,032 gigabyte, the DELL XPS 15 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 15.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 15 also have a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a similar age and spec to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable 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 many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 15.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 15, the DELL XPS 15 has a front camera.

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Light

Laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 15 have weights of between 430g and 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. The DELL XPS 15 is one of the lighter portable PCs that were released more than two years ago (only 2 kilograms) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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Four USB Sleep-and-Charge Portss

The DELL XPS 15 has more USB Sleep-and-Charge portss than most of the portable PCs of this age and type. Most of the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 15 only have between one and three USB Sleep-and-Charge portss, however this notebook PC has four USB Sleep-and-Charge portss.

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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 age and type.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 15 which do not have a touchscreen, the DELL XPS 15 has a touchscreen.

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Very Bright Display Brightness

Across all the laptops of this type and age the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m². The DELL XPS 15 has a fairly bright display brightness (400 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL XPS 15 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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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 portable PCs of this age and type.

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1 Reason Against

Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

The DELL XPS 15 has a fairly standard processor frequency (2.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Display Diagonal

The DELL XPS 15 has a pretty average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If this notebook PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (17.3" and higher rated).

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago. 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 Cache
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Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Conflict Free Processor
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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
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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 Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
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
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DC-In Jack
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S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
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USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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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
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Power
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Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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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