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Dell XPS 15 9550 i7 FHD

Specifications

Dell XPS 15 9550 i7 FHD
Dell XPS 15 9550 i7 FHD (XPS 15 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M - 2048 MB, Core: 1032 MHz, Memory: 5010 MHz, 358.94, Optimus
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4, 1066.1 MHz, Dual-Channel, 15-15-15-36
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, IPS, Monitor ID: Sharp SHP1453, Name: LQ156M1, Dell P/N: 1203M, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel HM170 (Skylake PCH-H)
Storage
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: Line+Mic Combo, Card Reader: 3-in-1
Networking
Broadcom BCM15700A2 802.11ac (ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 17 x 357 x 235 ( = 0.67 x 14.06 x 9.25 in)
Battery
84 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 720p 1280x720
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.963 kg ( = 69.24 oz / 4.33 pounds), Power Supply: 458 g ( = 16.16 oz / 1.01 pounds)
Price
1800 USD

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 79.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 94%, features: 80%, display: 87% mobility: 77%, workmanship: 95%, ergonomy: 91%, emissions: 82%

Reviews for the Dell XPS 15 9550 i7 FHD

88% Dell XPS 15 9550 (Core i7, FHD) Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Finally on its feet. After a series of software issues, we decided to check up once again on a different SKU of the XPS 15 to see if those problematic areas have been patched up. The results are outstanding.
Dell XPS 15 (9550) review: InfinityEdge and all the power
Source: Windows Central English
While I find some other laptops available on the market better at certain tasks (digital pen, convertible, etc.), there is really only one laptop with these high-end specs, premium design, and gorgeous display on the market. It is not a laptop for everyone, but I know three "regular" people who swear by this machine. While a 4.4-pound laptop sounds odd in 2016, sometimes you just need what the XPS 15 can deliver, and for that, I'm glad it's here.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/02/2016
100% As good as it gets from a 15-inch home or work laptop
Source: T3 English
The Dell XPS 15 is a fantastic laptop and a no-brainer purchase for anyone who wants a laptop that lives primarily on a desk at home or in the office. It’s cheaper and more highly specc’d than a MacBook Pro and makes far more sense to buy than something like a Microsoft Surface Pro 3. The 4K screen is seriously gorgeous to look at while the colour accuracy makes it ideal for anyone working with graphics. We'd happily buy one of these for ourselves and that's about the highest praise we can give.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/24/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%

Foreign Reviews

50% 戴尔XPS15: 六代酷睿+微边框与设计师更配
Source: PC Online.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Positive: Impressive design; good cooling system; good ergonomy; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 50%
Ревю на Dell XPS 15 (Skylake, 9550) – мечтата на всеки графичен дизайнер
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Excellent design and workmanship; incredibly compact size; great keyboard and touchpad; perfect picture quality; ultra-fast data; good cooling system. Negative: Limited performance, a little pricey, mediocre battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/17/2016

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M: Upper mid-range graphics card of the GeForce GTX 900M series. With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution. » 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.  
6700HQ: Skylake-based quad-core processor for notebooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 530 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 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.
79.33%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2016-07-23 (Update: 2016-07-23)