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DELL XPS 12 9Q33
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DELL XPS 12 9Q33 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 256GB 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 the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Good Brand

DELL is one of the better rated notebook PC brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and DELL also has good reviews for its medium processor core laptops.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The XPS 12 9Q33 has a better processor family than most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most portable PCs of this type and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 12 9Q33 the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The XPS 12 9Q33 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. Most laptops of this type and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC 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 across all comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33. The internal memory of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

The XPS 12 9Q33 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years. Most laptops that were released more than two years ago have an HDD storage medium. 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 medium is actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to consider the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The XPS 12 9Q33 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Big Operating Shock

When compared to other laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 12 9Q33 that we have checked the operating shock of, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33's operating shock of 140 gravity is one of the biggest. The smallest operating shock of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33 is 0.66G and the biggest is 140G.

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Very Fast Maximum WiFi Data Rate

When compared to other laptops of a similar type and age to the XPS 12 9Q33 that we have checked the maximum WiFi data rate of, the XPS 12 9Q33's maximum WiFi data rate of 867 megabits per second is one of the fastest. Laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 12 9Q33 have maximum WiFi data rate of between 54 Mbit/s and 870 Mbit/s, and the average maximum WiFi data rate is 310 Mbit/s.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 12 9Q33 have display brightnesss of between 20 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 240 cd/m². At 400 candellas per square meter, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a very bright display brightness compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 12 9Q33.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a touch sensitive screen.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The DELL XPS 12 9Q33 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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Very Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the XPS 12 9Q33 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst portable PCs of this age. The processor caches of medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 12 9Q33 range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Light

Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 is fairly light compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 12 9Q33.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Narrow

The average width of notebook PCs of this type and age is 360mm. At only 317 millimeters, the XPS 12 9Q33 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 12 9Q33.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago the screen sizes range from 10" to 18". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Asus UX303LA (13.3"), or the Lenovo M30-70 (13.3").

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 530GB.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Packard Bell ME69BMP (320GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 12 9Q33. Similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 12 9Q33 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Quite Low Speaker Power

The DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a very low speaker power (only 1 Watt) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12 9Q33. The lowest speaker power of laptops of this age and type is 1W, the highest is 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.8W.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12 9Q33

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the XPS 12 9Q33 over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The XPS 12 9Q33 has a relatively standard processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 12 9Q33.

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Average Battery Life

At 8.43 hours, the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you want a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13 (8.53h).

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Specification

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Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
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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
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Size
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Typical Contrast Ratio
Panel Type
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
Maximum WiFi Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Dell E-Value Code
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
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Pointing Device
Operating System/software
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Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
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Security
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Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
Cable Included
Operational Conditions
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Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
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Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

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22 January 2014

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User Reviews

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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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