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DELL 12 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Dec 2013
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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews

2 in 1 laptops built by DELL have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just 2 in 1 laptops) and found that DELL also has good reviews across its entire range.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of a comparable type and age to the XPS 12 is 1,000MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 560MHz to 1,300MHz. The DELL XPS 12 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,100 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the DELL XPS 12 which has 12 PCI Express lanes (max).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the DELL XPS 12 is 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 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 12 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 12 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might want to consider including the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The DELL XPS 12 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 12 is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 12 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 12.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. The average internal memory of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 5GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 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.

If you want a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Yoga (SSD), or the HP Pavilion x360 (SSD).

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs of this age and type is 370GB, and the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 1.1TB.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The DELL XPS 12 has bigger solid-state drive capacity than most of the laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 12. Most of the 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12 only have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, however this notebook PC has 512 solid-state drive capacity.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of laptops of this type and age is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 3.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.6GHz. The DELL XPS 12 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 12.

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Eight Battery Cells

The DELL XPS 12 is a eight battery cell count notebook PC.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL XPS 12 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago also have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12. Comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 12 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs of this age and type.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL 12

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If this DELL laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Yoga (1.83GHz), or the ThinkPad 11e (1.83GHz) both from Lenovo.

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Average Weight

At 1.5 kilograms, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the Toshiba U920t (1.5kg).

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Average Screen Size

The DELL XPS 12 has a pretty typical screen size (12.5 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the HP Pavilion x360 (13.3").

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Specification

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Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
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Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
Battery Life (max)
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Power Auto-Sensing
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
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Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
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Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 9q33, dell 2in1, dell i74500, dell i74500u, dell 1920x1080
Barcodes 00884116128342, 05397063430956, 05397063433407, 05397063521210
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