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Dell Studio XPS SX13-163B

Specifications

Dell Studio XPS SX13-163B
Dell Studio XPS SX13-163B (Studio XPS 13 Series)
Display
13.3 inch 16:10, 1280x800 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
2.6 kg ( = 91.71 oz / 5.73 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
750 Euro

 

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: - %, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 80%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Dell Studio XPS SX13-163B

70% Dell SX13-163B
Source: CNet English
The 13-inch laptop owes much if its success to Apple's embrace of the form factor for its popular MacBook systems. But besides that, the 13-incher hits the right middle ground; it's the smallest size we'd consider using for everyday work, and at the same time, the biggest size we'd consider carrying around on a regular basis. Dell's SX13-163B (a retail version of the upscale 13-inch Studio XPS model) offers a solid set of components, but looks and feels clunky compared with other 13-inch laptops.
70, Mobilität 80
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/20/2009
Rating: Total score: 70% mobility: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 9400M (G) / ION (LE): Integrated (shared Memory) graphics adapter. Built in in current MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air laptops and also used in the ION (LE) platform for netbooks. Also called GeForce 9400M G. Fastest available motherboard GPU (in 2009). Integrated PureVideo HD (VP3) video processor to decode HD videos with the GPU.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


P8600:

Fast but still not overpriced dual core CPU. For most games and multimedia applications sufficient and due to the 25W TDP even for smaller notebooks useable.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.3":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.6 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


Dell: Dell Inc. is a multinational technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells, and supports personal computers and other computer-related products. Based in Texas, Dell employs more than 82,700 people worldwide (2009). In 2006, Dell purchased the computer hardware manufacturer Alienware. In most countries, the laptops are directly sold to consumers by Dell and each notebook custom-assembled according to a selection of options. In 2014, the global market share of Dell laptops was 12.3% and it is 14% in 2016.


70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Similar devices from a different Manufacturer

Apple MacBook White Late 2009
GeForce 9400M (G) / ION (LE)

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Apple MacBook White 2009/05
GeForce 9400M (G) / ION (LE), Core 2 Duo P7450
Apple MacBook White 2009-03
GeForce 9400M (G) / ION (LE), Core 2 Duo P7350

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Apple MacBook Air 2009-06 2.1 GHz MC234*/A
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Apple MacBook Pro 13 inch (06/09)
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MSI X-Slim X320
GeForce 9400M (G) / ION (LE), Atom Z530, 1.7 kg

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HP Mini 311
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Stefan Hinum, 2009-04-10 (Update: 2012-05-26)