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DELL XPS 15 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB 1TB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

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23 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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DELL Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,345 expert and owner reviews, DELL has good reviews for its laptops. DELL also has good reviews specifically for its many processor core portable PCs compared to other brands.

Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago is 8.4GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 15.

Alternative 16GB internal memory portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include the ZBook 15[pl_1632630_price], or the ZBook 15[pl_2156059_price] both from HP which is cheaper.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 710GB, and the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2TB. At 1,032 gigabyte, the DELL XPS 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 15.

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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 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 many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 15 also have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL XPS 15[plb_2329023_price].

Other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to consider include the DELL XPS 15[plb_2370775_price], or the HP ZBook 17[plb_2689135_price].

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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 laptops that are a comparable age to it. Most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 15 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years also have a front camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the DELL XPS 15[plb_2370775_price], the HP ZBook 17[plb_2689135_price], or the MSI GE60[plb_1491970_price].

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Light

At only 2 kilograms, the DELL XPS 15 is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 15 have weights of between 430g and 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the HP ZBook 15[plb_1632630_price] (2.8kg) which is also cheaper.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 15 have hard drive capacity of between 250GB and 2TB. The DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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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 came out around the same time as it.

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Four USB Sleep-and-Charge Support Ports

The DELL XPS 15 has more USB Sleep-and-Charge support ports than most of the notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 15. Most of the many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 15 only have between one and three USB Sleep-and-Charge support ports, however this portable PC has four USB Sleep-and-Charge support ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 15 which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the DELL XPS 15 has a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen to this portable PC and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL XPS 15[plb_2329023_price] is also worth considering.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at include the DELL XPS 15[plb_2370775_price].

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Very Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter, the DELL XPS 15 has a very bright display brightness compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 15 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 400 cd/m².

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Fairly High Speaker Power

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 15 the speaker power range from 1W to 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.8W. At 2.5 Watts, the DELL XPS 15 has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Operating Shock

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 15 the operating shocks range from 10G to 140G. With an operating shock of 110 gravity, the DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger operating shocks amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

The average operating vibration of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 0.6G. The DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger operating vibrations (0.66 gravity) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL XPS 15 is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Narrow

The widths of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 15 range from 240mm to 430mm, and the average width is 380mm. At only 372 millimeters, the DELL XPS 15 is quite narrow compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 15.

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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 laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Short Battery Life

Many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 15 have battery lifes of between 2.5h and 22h, and the average battery life is 6.9h. The battery life of the DELL XPS 15 of only 3 hours is one of the shortest amongst many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If this notebook PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 15[plb_2329023_price] (4h), or the Lenovo Y50[plb_2964653_price] (5h) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The DELL XPS 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 15. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 15 is 1,200MHz.

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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The DELL XPS 15 is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 15 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The DELL XPS 15 has a fairly low front camera resolution (only 0.92 megapixels) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 15. The average front camera resolution of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 15 is 14MP, and the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 15 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the DELL XPS 15 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 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 around for a similar time to the XPS 15. Many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 15 have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 15 have non-operating shocks of between 60G and 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 110G. With a non-operating shock of 160 gravity, the DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger non-operating shocks amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

The DELL XPS 15 has one of the bigger non-operating vibrations (1.3 gravity) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 3.5G, and the average non-operating vibration is 1.3G.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 15 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 15.

If this many processor core laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Z Book 15[pl_2344578_price] (2.4GHz), or the ENVY 15[pl_2353798_price] (2.4GHz) both from HP or the Lenovo T440p + 70A29002E[plb_2279832_price] (2.4GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

The DELL XPS 15 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 15.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 15.6" notebook PCs currently available including the HP ZBook 15[plb_1632630_price] which is cheaper.

If this many processor core laptop screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the ZBook 17[pl_2499441_price] (17.3"), or the ZBook 17[pl_2689135_price] (17.3") both from HP.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age. 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
Device Type
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
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
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
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
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Dell E-Value Code
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
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® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(137)
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

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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...

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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 sbnb2503, dell 1tb32, dell 1tb32g, dell i76700, dell 1tb32gb, dell i76700h, dell i76700hq, dell 3840x2160
Barcodes 00884116133759, 05397063431014, 05397063432134, 05397063433803, 08841161337596
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