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DELL XPS 12 9Q33

DELL XPS 12 9Q33 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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20 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the XPS 12 9Q33 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

DELL is one of the superior laptop manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and DELL also has good ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 560MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,000MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,100 megahertz, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The DELL XPS 12 9Q33 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 12 9Q33 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 270MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 350 megahertz, the XPS 12 9Q33 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The XPS 12 9Q33 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops of this spec and age.

The worst display resolution amongst similar types of notebook PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 do not have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a front camera.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The XPS 12 9Q33 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it. This DELL portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and type support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it. 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Yoga (SSD), or the HP Pavilion x360 (SSD).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago. 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs of this type and age.

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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 notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Very Big Operating Shock

The average operating shock of laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 12 9Q33 is 88G. When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 that we have assessed the operating shock of, the XPS 12 9Q33's operating shock of 140 gravity is one of the biggest.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and type, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a touch sensitive screen.

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Six Battery Cells

The XPS 12 9Q33 is a six battery cell count laptop.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a quite big processor cache (3 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 12 9Q33. The processor caches of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 50 watt-hours, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 12 9Q33. 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 have battery capacities of between 21Wh and 2,800Wh.

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4 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the XPS 12 9Q33 which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops that came out more than two years ago is 16GB and the biggest is 1.1TB. At only 128 gigabytes, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Helix (180GB), or the Helix (180GB) both from Lenovo.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Low Speaker Power

The average speaker power of portable PCs of this type and age is 1.6W, and the speaker power range from 0.5W to 4W. At only 1 Watt, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12 9Q33

Released Over Two Years Ago

This DELL notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The XPS 12 9Q33 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 8.43 hours, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 12 9Q33.

If you want a laptop with a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook T904 (8.5h), or the DELL XPS 12 (8.7h).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Yoga (1.83GHz), or the ThinkPad 11e (1.83GHz) both from Lenovo.

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Average Weight

At 1.5 kilograms, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 12 (1.5kg).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 12.5 inches, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 12 9Q33.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 13 (13.3"), or the Fujitsu LifeBook T904 (13.3").

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Specification

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Form Factor
Device Type
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo 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
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
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 Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(179)

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22 April 2014

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14 February 2014

The XPS 12 is a quality hybrid. The new materials used in the body look fantastic and scream reliability. It has satisfactory performance and long battery life. But with its overheating and other...

10 February 2014

Dell's XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook is a neat device, one which any nerd would covet, even if one goes merely by its appearance. It looks good and the insides are good too; it has power to burn.... Read more…

22 January 2014

Dell has done a pretty decent job of accommodating the needs of ultrabook users and tablet fans. A device such as the XPS 12 eliminates the need to carry around two devices which can make it ideal...

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User Reviews

(17)
Reviewed 19 September 2014 by ExtremelyDisappointed
(Verified Purchase)

I ordered a new dell xps 12, and it worked fine for a week. Then, it started to not turn on. It happened 4 times, the last of which happened while I was away at school. I did absolutely nothing to... Read more…

Reviewed 20 February 2014 by Bruce R.
(Verified Purchase)

I put the OS on this and kept my data on the HDD. Boot speeds were reduced dramatically. How did I live so long without it?

Reviewed 16 May 2013 by Brent R.
(Verified Purchase)

I have wiped and reinstalled os's on this drive tons of times. This drive would work great for a 32gb partition for smart response with main hdd, and the other 32gb partition for your virtual ram,... Read more…

Reviewed 18 February 2014 by Michael R.
(Verified Purchase)

For the price, I got a quality product but I was expecting a little more pretty things, like stickers or a pretty box. I am very satisfied with this purchase...

Reviewed 7 November 2013 by EGolfinstruction
(Verified Purchase)

Installed on Dell XPS 8700 with all updates (including BIOS) installed beforehand. I changed the BIOS settings to RAID and then watched the computer fail 2 or 3 times at booting until the Safe... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 9q33, dell 1920x1080, dell xps12convertibleultrabook9q33
Barcodes 00632709564509
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