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DELL XPS 15 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.3GHz 16GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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18 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We calculated the average reviews for all DELL notebook PCs and also specifically for DELL many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews.

Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 15.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 15 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 15 also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 755.

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Light

With a weight of only 2 kilograms, the DELL XPS 15 is one of the lighter notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The weights of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 15 range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the XPS 15 (2kg), or the XPS 15 (2kg) both from DELL.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of 32 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 15 is 14GB, and the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory range from 8GB to 80GB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL XPS 15 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the XPS 15 which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Across all the laptops of a similar spec and age to the XPS 15 the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m². The DELL XPS 15 has one of the brighter display brightnesss (400 candellas per square meter) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Quite High Speaker Power

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 15 the speaker power range from 1W to 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.9W. With an speaker power of 2.5 Watts, the DELL XPS 15 has one of the higher speaker power amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 91 watt-hours, the DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago have battery capacities of between 30Wh and 100Wh.

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Narrow

With a width of only 372 millimeters, the DELL XPS 15 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 15. The average width of comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 15 is 380mm.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life

At only 4 hours, the DELL XPS 15 has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the XPS 15. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the battery lifes range from 3h to 4,700h.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of laptops that were launched more than two years ago is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the DELL XPS 15 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 15.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 15 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 15.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 2.3GHz processor clock speed laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus N56VJ is also worth considering.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP Zbook 15 (2.4GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The DELL XPS 15 has a pretty standard total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the XPS 15.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 15 ($1,299.95) (1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL XPS 15 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 15.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
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
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Typical Contrast Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Dell E-Value Code
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

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24 October 2016

The Dell XPS 15 is a fantastic laptop and possesses excellent build quality.It's cheaper and more highly spec'd than a MacBook Pro is arguably better value for money than a Microsoft Surface Pro...

28 April 2016

Aside from a handful of niggles, and the somewhat disappointing battery life, Dell should be patting itself on the back for delivering yet another top-notch Windows 10 laptop. The XPS 15 is...

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14 January 2016

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14 January 2016

The Dell XPS 15 is the ultimate Skylake-based Windows 10 laptop you can buy...

Expert Reviews

30 December 2015

The Dell XPS 15 is a faithful, up-sized rendition of the innovative XPS 13. Like its predecessor, the 15-incher cuts back on size and weight without sacrificing performance. In fact, the XPS 15 is...

Digitaltrends.com

Solid build quality
Great keyboard and touchpad
Best notebook display we've tested
Clear, loud speakers
Extremely quick
Modest connectivity
Battery falls short of expectations
Noisy and hot at load
UHD model has significantly worse battery life
Color temp on the UHD model's screen is off
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this after much deliberation for running Blender and video processing. Positives: screen is sharp and the touch screen is responsive (I would rather have a none touchscreen but this... Read more…

Reviewed 3 April 2016 by Bogdan Gavril

Great laptop, it's an absolute beast and likely the best possible 15 inch Windows machine on the market now. The screen is magnificent. I wouldn't worry too much about software glitches with the... Read more…

Reviewed 17 March 2016 by CoolGuy
(Verified Purchase)

Exactly as expected, runs great, the only issue I found that I did t think was a problem prior was there is only 2 USB ports and some issues with Windows 10 scaling on some programs. The fans do... Read more…

Reviewed 10 February 2016 by Paul Millican | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

- Pros - ? If you have the money, you won't regret stretching to the 4K touch display. It's perfect. ? The design. That InfinityEdge bezel and slim form factor is a cut above any Windows laptop. ?... Read more…

Reviewed 2 February 2016 by Brian

The internet still doesnt work after countless hours of trying to fix it. SSL errors happen repeatedly even after reiinstalling windows multiple times...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i76700, i76700h, i76700hq, dell gt750, dell gtx960, dell i74702, dell i74712, dell uhdw10, dell gt750m, dell i74712h, dell uhdw10p, dell gtx960m, dell i74702h, dell i74702hq, dell i74712hq, dell 3200x1800, dell 95505187de2, dell i76700hq16gb1, dell i76700hq16gb1t, dell i76700hq16gb1tb
Barcodes 05397063661190, 05397063680818, 05397063686582, 05397063686599
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