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This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 300MHz to 650MHz. The DELL XPS 15 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews
Based on 4,137 expert and owner reviews, DELL has good ratings for its laptops. DELL also has good ratings specifically for its many processor core laptops compared to other manufacturers.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The DELL XPS 15 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.
This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all many processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 15.
Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.
Other portable PCs that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the N56VJ, or the U500VZ both from Asus.
Quite Big Internal Memory
When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the XPS 15 that we have assessed, the DELL XPS 15's internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the many processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 15 the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.2GB.
There are a number of other 16GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Medion Erazer X7821, or the Gigabyte P27K-CF1.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on many processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it.
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Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The DELL XPS 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a full-size keyboard.
There are a number of alternative notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might want to consider including the Asus U500VZ which has a better Rating.
Has a Front Camera
The DELL XPS 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 15.
SSD Storage Medium
The DELL XPS 15 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. Most similar spec portable PCs 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 in fact the best storage medium across all portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 15.
An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.
512 Solid-State Drive Capacity
The DELL XPS 15 has bigger solid-state drive capacity than most of the laptops of a similar spec and age to the XPS 15. This portable PC is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC compared to most of the portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 15 which only have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.
L3 Processor Cache
This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB. With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst many processor core laptops of this age.
Nine Battery Cells
Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec only have between two and eight battery cells, however the DELL XPS 15 has nine battery cells.
AC Cable Included
This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Fairly High Speaker Power
The DELL XPS 15 has a fairly high speaker power (2 Watts) compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years. The lowest speaker power of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 15 is 1W, the highest is 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The average display brightness of laptops that have been around for more than two years is 260 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m². At 350 candellas per square meter, the DELL XPS 15 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
With a width of only 371 millimeters, the DELL XPS 15 is one of the narrower laptops that were launched more than two years ago amongst many processor core laptops of this age. Many processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have widths of between 240mm and 430mm, and the average width is 370mm.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.
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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The DELL XPS 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other many processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 15 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only MaxxAudio Audio System
This notebook PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on laptops of this type and age.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
DELL released the XPS 15 over two years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The DELL XPS 15 has a pretty standard processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the XPS 15.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2.2GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus N56.
If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Asus N56VJ (2.3GHz) which also has a higher Rating.
Average Screen Size
The DELL XPS 15 has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.
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With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the DELL XPS 15 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 15.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 512 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 15 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the HP Z Book 15 (750GB).
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM77 Express, Intel HM77
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
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
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
2 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
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
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