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Dell XPS 15 FHD

Specifications

Dell XPS 15 FHDNotebook: Dell XPS 15 FHD (XPS 15 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 840QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.86kg
Price: 1229 euro
Average Score: 83.8% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 93%, features: 84%, display: 89% mobility: 73%, workmanship: 89%, ergonomy: 89%, emissions: 74%

Reviews for the Dell XPS 15 FHD

81% Review Dell XPS 15 FHD Notebook | Notebookcheck
Ambitious Glossy-Screened Gamer. Finally, the XPS 15 has gotten a chance to go through our obstacle course. This configuration of a powerful quad-core CPU and Nvidia GeForce GT 435M GPU on an optimized full HD RGB LED screen shows promise not only in terms of application and graphics performance but also as a multimedia device.
Dell XPS 15
Source: PC World English
Reasons to buy the Dell XPS 15 are many. It’s a refreshing update to Dell’s premier laptop range, combining features and options that are hard to find in many other mainstream laptops. A full-HD screen, USB 3.0 ports, Nvidia 3D TV Play, very good onboard sound, striking looks and features -- all this at a not quite insanely high price. If you’re looking for a very good desktop replacement laptop at the Rs. 50,000 mark, make sure you check out the new Dell XPS 15.
workmanship, equipment and display resolution are good but the weight is high
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/10/2011

Foreign Reviews

89% 3D-Notebooks
Source: SFT - 1/11 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 89%
86% Dell XPS 15 im Test
Source: Onlinekosten.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/08/2010
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 100% features: 90% display: 93% mobility: 76% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
83% Test Dell XPS 15 FHD Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/26/2010
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 92% display: 93% mobility: 71% workmanship: 88% ergonomy: 88% emissions: 75%
80% Dell XPS 15
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/14/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M: GF108 based mid-range graphics card with DX11 support.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


840QM: The Core i7-840QM is a high-end quad core CPU for laptops that clocks due to the Turbo Mode from 1.86-3.2 GHz. Therefore, the processor combines the advantages of fast single core CPUs and slow quad-core CPUs. Hyperthreading allows the simultaneous use of 8 Threads in parallel. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.86 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


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. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Dell reviews


83.8%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

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

» Dell XPS 15-dndogx4
Core i7 740QM
» Dell XPS 15
Core i5 460M

Devices with the same GPU

» Asus N43JM-VX025V
Core i5 480M, 14.0", 2.4 kg
» Asus N43J
Core i7 740QM, 14.0", 2.4 kg
» Dell XPS 17-L701X
Core i5 460M, 17.3", 3.4 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» Acer Aspire E5-572G-50FB
GeForce 8400M GT, Core i5 4210M
» Asus Transformer Book Flip TP550LA-BH71T-CB
GeForce 820M, Core i7 4500U
» Lenovo IdeaPad S510р-59-394781
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4010U
» Lenovo G50-70-59424801
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2957U
» HP 255 G1
Radeon HD 7310, E-Series E1-1500
» HP Pavilion 15-p020nc Touch Beats Edition
Radeon HD 8510G, A-Series A8-5545M
» HP Envy 15-k051sr
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4510U
» Asus G551JM-CN102H
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Acer Aspire E5-511
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Pentium N3530
» MSI GE60 2PE-015RU Apache Pro
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4700HQ
» HP Pavilion 15-p003sr Beats Special Edition
Radeon HD 8510G, A-Series A8-5545M
» Dell Inspiron 15 7537-7697
GeForce GT 750M, Core i5 4200U
» Asus G551JM-CN013D
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Asus N551J
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Toshiba Satellite P50t-B-10T
Radeon R9 M265X, Core i7 4710HQ
» Lenovo Y50-59432235
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 20C60071BM
GeForce GT 740M, Core i5 4200M
» HP Envy 15-u100ng x360
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U
» HP Envy 15-k050sr
GeForce 840M, Core i5 4210U
» Acer Aspire E5-571PG-624L
GeForce 840M, Core i5 4210U
» Asus GL551JM-DH71
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Toshiba Satellite P50-A-14F
GeForce GT 745M, Core i7 4700MQ
» MSI GE70 2PC Apache-289HU
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Asus R510JK-DM009H
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i5 4200H
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-12-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)