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DELL XPS 15 9530
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DELL XPS 15 9530 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB Jan 2014
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24 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

On average DELL many processor core portable PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs produced by DELL.

Fairly Big Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 15 9530 the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 15 9530 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The XPS 15 9530 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years also have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think a cheaper notebook PC such as the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 or you might consider a higher scoring notebook PC such as the HP ZBook 17 are also worth considering.

It is worth also looking at alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the HP ZBook 15.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The XPS 15 9530 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 15 9530.

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

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years, the XPS 15 9530 has a front camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other portable PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo ThinkPad T540.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a front camera to this portable PC and we think the ZBook 15, or the ZBook 15 both from HP is also worth considering.

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SSD Storage Medium

The DELL XPS 15 9530 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most laptops of this spec and age. Most many processor core portable PCs that were released 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 many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 15 9530.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

We compared all the other laptops that have an SSD storage media to this portable PC and we think a cheaper notebook PC such as the HP EliteBook 745 or you might consider a better rated notebook PC such as the ZBook 17, and the ZBook 17 both from HP are also worth considering.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the ZBook 15 (SSD), or the ZBook 15 (SSD) both from HP.

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Light

Across all the notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg. With a weight of only 2 kilograms, the DELL XPS 15 9530 is one of the lighter comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 15 9530 amongst portable PCs of this age.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the EliteBook 8470w (2.3kg and cheaper), or the 8470w (2.3kg and cheaper) both from HP.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC 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 around for a similar time 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 laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The DELL XPS 15 9530 is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Eight Processor Threads

The XPS 15 9530 is a eight processor thread laptop.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the XPS 15 9530 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The processor caches of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 2MB to 8MB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 400 cd/m². With a display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter, the XPS 15 9530 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The XPS 15 9530 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 15 9530 which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen to this laptop and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo Y50 is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the DELL XPS 15.

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Quite High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 2.5 Watts, the XPS 15 9530 has one of the higher speaker power amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The lowest speaker power of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1W and the highest is 11W.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 91 watt-hours, the XPS 15 9530 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The battery capacities of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 30Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 58Wh.

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Quite Big Operating Shock

At 110 gravity, the XPS 15 9530 has a fairly big operating shock compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 15 9530. Notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 15 9530 have operating shocks of between 10G and 140G.

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Six Battery Cells

The XPS 15 9530 is a six battery cell count laptop.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Narrow

At only 372 millimeters, the XPS 15 9530 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 15 9530. The average width of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 380mm, and the widths range from 240mm to 430mm.

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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 laptops of this age and spec.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life

With a battery life of only 4 hours, the XPS 15 9530 has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 15 9530. Across all the laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 15 9530 the battery lifes range from 3h to 4,700h, and the average battery life is 26h.

If this DELL laptop battery life is too short for you then you might also want to look at the Y50 (5h and cheaper), or the ThinkPad T540 (11h and cheaper) both from Lenovo.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 15 9530

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when DELL released the XPS 15 9530.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The XPS 15 9530 has a pretty typical processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 15 9530.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the HP Zbook 15 (2.4GHz and cheaper), or the Lenovo T440p (2.4GHz and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

The DELL XPS 15 9530 has a relatively typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the HP ZBook 17 (17.3" and cheaper), or the Alienware 17 (17.3" and cheaper).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 15 9530 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 15 9530.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the HP ZBook 17 (750GB and cheaper).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Market Positioning
Housing Material
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Size
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Typical Contrast Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
HD Type
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 ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
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
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Maximum WiFi Data Rate
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
Ethernet LAN Ports
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
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro 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 Recharge Time
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
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
Cable Included
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

(3)
2 July 2014

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9 June 2014

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 29 January 2016 by Euan Duncan
(Verified Purchase)

Great system and service...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 64, dell 64b, sbnb2501, dell 64bi, dell 4702, dell 64bit, dell 4702h, dell 4702hq, dell i74712, dell i74712h, dell i74712hq, related gt750, related gt750m
Barcodes 00884116133988, 00884116135371, 05397063420230, 05397063431021, 05397063432400, 05397063624621
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