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18 Reasons For
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of laptops of this age and spec range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.
On average DELL medium processor core laptops have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs built by DELL.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the DELL XPS 13 is 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 in fact the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the XPS 13.
A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of notebook PC.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The DELL XPS 13 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD E.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The DELL XPS 13 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 13.
Across similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago. The average internal memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the XPS 13 is 5.1GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.
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SSD Storage Medium
The DELL XPS 13 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as 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.
This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 13.
The worst storage medium across similar types of portable PC is HDD.
If the storage medium of this DELL laptop is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13 ($1,652.41) (SSD).
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The DELL XPS 13 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 13.
AC Cable Included
This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
At 3.3 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 13 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3,300GHz.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The DELL XPS 13 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Across all portable PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.
Very Big Cache Memory
The average cache memory of laptops of this type and age is 3MB, and the cache memories range from 1MB to 4MB. With a cache memory of 4 megabytes, the DELL XPS 13's cache memory is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs of a similar age and type to the XPS 13.
Very Big Processor Cache
Laptops of this age and type have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
Quite High Front Camera Resolution
With a front camera resolution of 1.3 megapixels, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the higher front camera resolutions amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The lowest front camera resolution of medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13 is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 35MP.
The DELL XPS 13 is fairly light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13. Across all the medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.
The narrowest portable PC that came out around the same time as the XPS 13 is 28mm wide and the widest is 430mm. With a width of only 316 millimeters, the DELL XPS 13 is one of the narrower portable PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 13 amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.
10 Reasons Against
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
The DELL XPS 13 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.
Quite Small Screen Size
With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The screen sizes of laptops of a comparable age and type to the XPS 13 range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst portable PCs of this age. Portable PCs of this age and spec have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB.
If this medium processor core portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Packard Bell ME69BMP (320GB) which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The DELL XPS 13 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the XPS 13 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
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Only One USB 3.0 Port
Most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL XPS 13 which has one USB 3.0 port.
Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst laptops of this age. The maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 13 range from 2GB to 32GB.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The DELL XPS 13 is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago have between one and four USB 2.0 ports.
Only 3 Bluetooth Version
The DELL XPS 13 supports a better bluetooth version than most medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years. This DELL laptop supports a 3 Bluetooth version, whereas most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 4 Bluetooth version. The bluetooth version of all laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 13 ranges from 2.1 to 4.0 EDR.
Only MaxxAudio Audio System
This laptop audio system, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.
3 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13
Released Over Three Years Ago
DELL released the XPS 13 over three years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The DELL XPS 13 has a pretty average processor clock speed (2.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 13.
Average Battery Life
At 8.53 hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago.
+1 Other reason
Aluminium, Carbon fiber, Carbon, Magnesium
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel QS67 Express
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x8, 1x16, 1x1, 2x4, 2x8
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
HD + Waves MaxxAudio 4
Front Camera Resolution
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
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
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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 Cell Count
Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Lithium, Polymer
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Height At Rear
AC Adapter Included
Storage Relative Humidity Range
10 - 95
Operating Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
-40 - 65
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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