• CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.00 kg (4.4 lbs)

Pros

  • Impeccable build quality
  • Excellent keyboard and touchpad
  • Surprisingly portable - thin, light and smaller than most 15-inch laptops
  • Packs some serious hardware despite its small dimensions
  • Excellent IPS display, no matter if you go for the UHD or FHD version
  • The screen doesn't use PWM from 25% to 100% brightness
  • The new generation offers a more powerful, yet more effective GPU generating less heat

Cons

  • Subpar battery life for the UHD models and configurations with 2.5-inch HDD
  • The GPU throttles at extremely high load
  • The sound quality is unsatisfactory
  • Pricey

Dell XPS 15 9560 - Specs

CPU Performance #27
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 0.1%
GPU Performance #47
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • AMD Radeon RX 560X (4GB GDDR5) 0.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5)
  • AMD Radeon R7 M460 (2GB DDR3) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M (2GB GDDR5) 0.5%
Display
15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD
M.2 Slot
M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD slot (2280)
RAM
16GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Pro
Body material
Aluminum
Dimensions
357 x 235 x 11 - 17 mm (14.06" x 9.25" x 0.43")
Weight
2.00 kg (4.4 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2), Thunderbolt 3, Power Delivery (PD)
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack headphone/microphone
Features
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Battery gauge button and indicator

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS

Name 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 282.42 ppi
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 3840 x 2160
Becomes "Retina" from 12 inches (31 cm)

 

Dell XPS 15 9560 in-depth review

Dell's XPS lineup received a lot of praise in the last two years and we mostly agree with the positive reviews out there but if you opt for the 15-inch version, you should consider a good number of cons. If you read our review of the previous generation XPS 15 with UHD screen, you'd remember that the demanding nature of the hardware (CPU and GPU) combined with extra slim profile raised some concerns about the stability and the effectiveness of the cooling system and thus, kept us from giving[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-7700HQ

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5)

Some games you can play on this laptop

Rise of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
80 fps
52 fps
24 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
quality
average
105 fps
62 fps
34 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
quality
average
90 fps
75 fps
70 fps
58 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
122 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
quality
average
39 fps
36 fps
31 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry 5
quality
average
41 fps
37 fps
34 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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