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DELL XPS 13 9343 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Good Brand

Based on 5,866 expert and owner reviews, DELL has good ratings for its laptops. DELL also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core laptops compared to other brands.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 13 9343 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it. Most medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of this age and spec ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The XPS 13 9343 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.2GB.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (12GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

The XPS 13 9343 has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it 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 in fact the best storage medium across all medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across similar types of laptop.

If you want a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 (SSD).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 13 9343 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than a year also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 13 9343 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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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 a year ago.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The XPS 13 9343 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite High Speaker Power

At 2 Watts, the XPS 13 9343 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. The average speaker power of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 is 1.7W.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

At 110 gravity, the XPS 13 9343 has a fairly big operating shock compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 9343. The smallest operating shock of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 is 10G, the biggest is 130G, and the average operating shock is 78G.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 52 watt-hours, the XPS 13 9343 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343. The average battery capacity of similar spec laptops that were released one year ago is 47Wh.

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Light

The XPS 13 9343 is one of the lighter laptops of this age and type (only 1.3 kilograms) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average weight of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 13 9343 is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

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Narrow

With a width of only 304 millimeters, the XPS 13 9343 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13 9343. The narrowest notebook PC of this age and type is 210mm wide and the widest is 430mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. The XPS 13 9343 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 900 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13 9343.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". The DELL XPS 13 9343 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 13.3 inches) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook E744 (14" and higher rated).

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of this age and type have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 530GB. At only 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 9343 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 9343.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 E5250 (500GB) which is also higher rated.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m². At only 200 candellas per square meter, the DELL XPS 13 9343 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 9343.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 9343 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 9343. Portable PCs of this age and spec have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 9343 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 9343. Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 13 9343 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the XPS 13 9343 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13 9343

Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the XPS 13 9343 over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.3 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 9343 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 13 9343.

Alternative 2.3GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 E5250.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

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Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
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Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
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Touch Screen
Touch Technology
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Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Display Surface
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Graphics
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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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
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
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Bundled Software
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
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Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
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Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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Power
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
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Operating Relative Humidity Range
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Certificates
Certification
EPEAT Compliance
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Manufacturer Part Numbers dell w10, dell w10h, 3200x1800, dell i55200, dell i55200u, dell 2560x1440
Barcodes 04053162878488, 05397063758852, 05397063758876, 05397063774838, 05397063774876
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