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DELL XPS 13 9343
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DELL XPS 13 9343 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB May 2015
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22 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 9343 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 13 9343. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 is 10GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We checked 5,866 expert and owner reviews for DELL portable PCs and found that on average DELL has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core laptops range.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.6 gigahertz, the XPS 13 9343 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The XPS 13 9343 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This DELL laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs of this type and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 9343 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The DELL XPS 13 9343 has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago. Laptops that were released one year ago have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (12GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

The DELL XPS 13 9343 has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of this age and type. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core laptops that were released one year 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 across all medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

If you want a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2885454_price] (SSD).

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Fairly Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 11 hours, the XPS 13 9343 has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 13 9343. The shortest battery life of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 13 9343 is 2.5h, the longest is 33h, and the average battery life is 8.7h.

If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Z30[plb_2918857_price] (12h).

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The DELL XPS 13 9343 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. Most medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all laptops that were launched more than a year ago the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The XPS 13 9343 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343.

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Has a Front Camera

The XPS 13 9343 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 13 9343 also have a front camera.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.7GHz to 3.7GHz. At 3.2 gigahertz, the XPS 13 9343 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 9343.

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Quite Fast Maximum WiFi Data Rate

Medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year have maximum WiFi data rate of between 150 Mbit/s and 870 Mbit/s. At 867 megabits per second, the XPS 13 9343 has a quite fast maximum WiFi data rate compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The XPS 13 9343 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 13 9343 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 have between 8 and 767 solid-state drive capacity, including the XPS 13 9343 which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.

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Six Battery Cells

The XPS 13 9343 is a six battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 13 9343 have between two and eight battery cells.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

With an operating vibration of 0.66 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 9343 has one of the bigger operating vibrations amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Laptops of this age and type have operating vibrations of between 0.5G and 1.1G.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year is 3.1MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB. At 4 megabytes, the DELL XPS 13 9343 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 9343.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The XPS 13 9343 has a quite big battery capacity (52 watt-hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13 9343. Portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 13 9343 have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 47Wh.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Light

The average weight of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. At only 1.3 kilograms, the XPS 13 9343 is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343.

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Narrow

With a width of only 304 millimeters, the DELL XPS 13 9343 is quite narrow compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Portable PCs that were released one year ago have widths of between 210mm and 430mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of laptops of this type and age range from 10" to 18". With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the XPS 13 9343 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450[plb_2993343_price] (14").

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 2TB. The XPS 13 9343 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 256GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus UX303LA[plb_2647703_price].

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The XPS 13 9343 has one of the dimmest display brightnesss (only 200 candellas per square meter) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The dimmest display brightness of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 9343 is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m².

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The lowest front camera resolution of laptops of this age and spec is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 4.3MP. The XPS 13 9343 has one of the lower front camera resolutions (only 0.92 megapixels) amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB. The XPS 13 9343 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the XPS 13 9343 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343. Across all the portable PCs that have been around for a comparable 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 802.11a WiFi Standard

The DELL XPS 13 9343 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most laptops that have been around for more than a year. Most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Across all similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13 9343 the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is IEEE 802.11a.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL XPS 13 9343

Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the XPS 13 9343 over a year ago.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 9343-3118, dell 93433118, dell 3200x1800
Barcodes 05054629723135, 05397063720507, 05397063731091, 05397063733118, 05397063735594, 05397063736782, 05397063736805, 05397063739769, 05397063739851, 05397063742165, 05397063748990, 05397063749010, 05397063749317, 05397063749324, 05397063758845, 05397063758869, 05397063774791, 05397063774807, 05397063774845
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