Dell XPS 15

  |   by NotebookReview Staff

The Dell XPS 15 with Windows Ultimate, Professional or Home Premium comes with the choice of four different-powered Intel Core i7 or i5 processors, ranging from 840QM to 460M. Also choose from 4, 6 or 8GB shared dual-channel DDR3 memory. The highest-powered battery is 9-cell, offering 9 hours and 9 minutes of battery life.

  • 15.6-inch glossy FHD display (1920 x 1080 resolution) with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
  • Intel Core i7-3612QM quad-core processor (6MB Cache, 2.1GHz up to 3.1GHz w/ Turbo Boost 2.0)
  • Intel HM77 chipset
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M w/ 2GB GDDR5 dedicated video memory using NVIDIA Optimus technology
  • 8GB DDR3-1600 (2x 4GB)
  • 750GB 7,200 RPM SATA HDD + 32GB mSATA Caching SSD
  • Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 wireless network adapter
  • Intel Centrino Bluetooth 4.0 wireless
  • Integrated 720p webcam
  • Slot-load Blu-ray combo drive (Matshita DVDRWBD UJ167)
  • 9-cell Li-ion battery (65WHr)
  • 90W AC adapter
  • Weight: 5.79 lbs.
  • Dimensions: 0.91 x 14.6 x 9.8 inches

  • Pros

    • Gorgeous display
    • Excellent build quality
    • Good touchpad
    • High performance
    • Good battery life
  • Cons

    • Keyboard layout needs improvement
    • Gets warm under heavy workloads

Read Our Full Review: Dell XPS 15 (2014) Review



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