Dell XPS 16 9640 (NVIDIA RTX 4050, 4060)

Dell XPS 16 9640 (NVIDIA RTX 4050, 4060) - Specs

  • Sharp 17TDN-LQ163N1
  • Color accuracy  3.2  0.8
  • up to 4000GB SSD
  • RAM
  • up to 64GB
  • OS
  • Windows 11 Pro, Windows 11 Home
  • Battery
  • 99.5Wh, 6-cell
  • Body material
  • Aluminum
  • Dimensions
  • 358.18 x 240.05 x 18.70 mm (14.10" x 9.45" x 0.74")
  • Weight
  • 2.13 kg (4.7 lbs)
  • Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-C
  • 4.0, Thunderbolt 4, Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort
  • Card reader
  • microSD (microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC)
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi
  • 802.11be
  • Bluetooth
  • 5.4
  • Audio jack
  • 3.5mm Combo Jack
  • Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • FHD with Windows Hello Face Authentication
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Dual Microphone Array with Waves MaxxVoice
  • Speakers
  • 2x 3W Woofers + 2x 2W Tweeters Stereo Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot


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Office Work

Office Work should be used mostly by users who spend most of the time looking at pieces of text, tables or just surfing. This profile aims to deliver better distinctness and clarity by keeping a flat gamma curve (2.20), native color temperature and perceptually accurate colors.

Design and Gaming

This profile is aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well. Design and Gaming takes display panels to their limits, making them as accurate as possible in the sRGB IEC61966-2-1 standard for Web and HDTV, at white point D65.


Health-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body. Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate. Health-Guard simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

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GPU performance

Here you can find the price/performance difference between all the GPUs that come in the Dell XPS 16 9640 (NVIDIA RTX 4050, 4060) series.

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

Dell XPS 16 9640 (NVIDIA RTX 4050, 4060) in-depth review

The XPS 13 9340 and XPS 14 9440 are great compact machines that offer powerful hardware, modern design, and great battery life. The bigger Dell XPS 16 9640 is no different. Once again, this machine is powered by 28W Intel Meteor Lake CPUs and the most powerful chip for the series is the Intel Core Ultra 9 185H. This time around, you can opt for punchier NVIDIA Ada Lovelace GPUs, you can go as high as GeForce RTX 4070. The latter is also tied with vapor chamber cooling and faster (soldered) memory while the not-so-powerful siblings rely on RAM with lower frequency and normal thermal system. Spe[...]


  • Elegant design
  • Thin and compact for what it is
  • Very high P and E core clocks during full processor stress
  • The fans aren't loud
  • Premium and solid build quality
  • PWM-free (Sharp 17TDN-LQ163N1)
  • High max brightness + very good contrast ratio and 100% sRGB coverage (Sharp 17TDN-LQ163N1)
  • Great color accuracy with our "Design and Gaming" profile (Sharp 17TDN-LQ163N1)
  • Has three Thunderbolt 4 ports
  • Jaw-dropping battery life
  • Comfortable keyboard
  • Has a fingerprint reader and IR camera
  • Great CPU and GPU performance


  • Poor upgradability
  • High price
  • Invisible touchpad