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Dell XPS 17 9720


Dell XPS 17 9720
Dell XPS 17 9720 (XPS 17 Series)
Intel Core i7-12700H 14 x 1.7 - 4.7 GHz, 115 W PL2 / Short Burst, 45 W PL1 / Sustained, Alder Lake-P
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU - 4096 MB, Core: 1875 MHz, Memory: 1500 MHz, 65 W TDP ( including 5 W Dynamic Boost), GDDR6, 511.69, Optimus
32768 MB 
, DDR5-4800, dual channel, 2 slots in use, 64 GB max.
17.00 inch 16:10, 3840 x 2400 pixel 266 PPI, capacitive, Sharp LQ170R1, IPS, glossy: yes, HDR, 60 Hz
Intel Alder Lake-P PCH
Micron 3400 512GB, 512 GB 
, 391 GB free
Intel Alder Lake-P PCH - cAVS (Audio, Voice, Speech)
4 USB 4.0 40 Gbps, 4 Thunderbolt, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 4 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm stereo, Card Reader: SDXC, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2
height x width x depth (in mm): 19.5 x 374.5 x 249 ( = 0.77 x 14.74 x 9.8 in)
97 Wh, 8071 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Pro
Webcam: 720p
Primary Camera: 0.9 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: quad speaker system, 2x 2.5W woofers + 2x 1.5W tweeters, Keyboard: chiclet, 1.3mm travel, Keyboard Light: yes, 130W USB-C PSU, USB-C multi adapter, Dell Tools, 12 Months Warranty
2.474 kg ( = 87.27 oz / 5.45 pounds), Power Supply: 396 g ( = 13.97 oz / 0.87 pounds)
3000 Euro



Average Score: 89.3% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 91%, features: 70%, display: 86% mobility: 74%, workmanship: 89%, ergonomy: 88%, emissions: 87%

Reviews for the Dell XPS 17 9720

89.3% Dell XPS 17 9720 review - The premium multimedia laptop starts to show its age | Notebookcheck
The current Dell XPS 17 9720 is receiving the new Intel Alder Lake processors with the continued ability to combine them with RTX GPUs from Nvidia. However, compared to the predecessor, the graphics performance was reduced and the cooling is slightly weak overall. It's about time for an extensive update.
2022 Dell XPS 17 (9720) Review
Source: Mobile Tech Review English
The 2022 edition of the Dell XPS 17 is as ever a virtually unique big screen laptop. It’s slim and relatively light, has a premium, rigid unibody aluminum design and performance verging on gaming laptop territory. This refresh has Intel 12th gen Alder Lake H series CPUs, NVIDIA RTX 3050 and RTX 3060 dedicated graphics options and upgradable RAM and storage. There are2 display options, both being 6:10 aspect ratio and 500 nit: full HD and 4K wide gamut touch. This is a creator laptop for Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Blender and more, though of course it can handle some gaming too. It’s closest competitors are the 17” Razer Blade and 16” MacBook Pro.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/03/2022
Dell XPS 17 (2022) Full Review
Source: The Tech Chap English
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/26/2022
Dell XPS 17 (2022) First Review - I Bought the Wrong One...
Source: The Tech Chap English
Dell XPS 17 9720 Unboxing & First Review - what's new on Dell's 2022 flagship Laptop, and how to spec it (and avoid making the same mistake as me)!
Hands-On, online available, Long, Date: 05/02/2022


NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU: Mid-range gaming laptop graphics card based on the Ampere GA107 chip. Offers 2048 shaders and is offered in different TGP (power consumption) variants from 35 to 80 Watt with different clock speeds and therefore performance.

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.

i7-12700H: On Alder-Lake based mobile CPU with 6 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. The performance cores offer hyper threading, leading to 20 threads that can be processed. The CPU clocks from 1.7 to 4.7 GHz and supports vPro.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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.

2.474 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

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.

89.3%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.

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Current Prices
Stefan Hinum, 2022-06-21 (Update: 2022-06-21)