DELL XPS 15 9550 i715.6 IGZO IPS SSD Silver

MPN: 9550-4952  |  EAN: 5397063524952  |  Model: XPS 15 9550

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DELL XPS 15 9550 i715.6 IGZO IPS SSD Silver - 9550-4952 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Outstanding
Amateur Photo Editing
Outstanding
Casual Gaming
Very Good
Hardcore Gaming
Just Right
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Outstanding
Basic Video Editing
Outstanding
Pro Graphic Design
Very Good
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Outstanding
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Outstanding
Back-end Development
Just Right
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Outstanding
Use in Public Places
Outstanding
Long Journeys
Outstanding
Use Around the Office
Outstanding
Use At the Client's
Outstanding
Carrying Occasionally
Very Good
Carrying All the Time
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Cool Look
Outstanding
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Very Good
Touchscreen
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

A multi-core Intel Core I7-6700HQ sits at the heart of the XPS 15 9550, providing plenty of raw processing power for editing 4K high definition video. With a total storage capacity of 512 GB, the XPS 15 9550 ensures you have plenty of space to store your footage.

Great for photo editing

Resolution of up to 3840 x 2160 pixels means you can work in greater detail

Running editing programs such as photoshop is possible due to the inclusion of 16 GB of RAM and the 4 cores-core processor.

Even more, you can render your image and design work with ease as this laptops comes with a robust graphics card with a strong 3Dmark benchmark score of 4318.

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

The Memory card reader makes loading images from you camera straightforward.

Gaming

A resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, means rich graphics to shoot Zombies or cross the galaxy in detail

Your Dell's Intel Core I7-6700HQ processor means whilst your thumbs may struggle with Call of Duty or Doom your will not. 

The 16 GB RAM combines nicely with the GPU on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M which hits a 3DMark benchmark score of 4318, and the 4 cores CPU hit a Passmark benchmark of 8142

You can have the dark arcade experience without tapping blindly thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard. 

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher in the social or physical sciences, this device provides a good balance of portability (with it's 15.6 inches screen size) and performance so that you're free to roam the labs or libraries with a machine that can competently multi-task your data crunching, "multi-tabbed browsing" and the production of academic content.

All about the Films!

With a high resolution Advanced screen the excellent XPS 15 9550 was built to allow you enjoy movies, serials and animation. And with a HDMI port, you can connect the laptop to your TV or projector for an even more cinematic experience.

Videos for fun

Whether you’re vlogging on YouTube, or putting together high-quality family videos, the XPS 15 9550 can meet your needs.

And when you’ve finished editing, the on-board Memory Card Reader makes it simple to transfer and share your video content with others

Give your Images the professional touch

With plenty of RAM, processing power and a dedicated graphics card, the XPS 15 9550 gives you everything you need to complete high quality photos and graphic design projects.

Music and Audio

The XPS 15 9550 provides a great playground to create homemade tracks, mixes and audio effects. It offers ample storage for your music files with a total capacity of 512 GB. Also, the Intel Core I7-6700HQ processor gives sufficient power for converting your work into various music file formats.

Its all about the Beats

When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the XPS 15 9550 can handle everything you throw at it. A selection of ports allow you to connect instruments and devices, while the 2.6 GHz takes care of the actual production work.

Book keeping

The 15.6 inches screen gives you enough screen-space to wade through columns and rows

Excel, Quicken etc, don't need much power so this option won't up the requirements on processor. 

Your Dell's 16 GB RAM will ensure large sheets and accounts wont undermine performance

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether you’re coding HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks like AJAX, Angular or JQUERY the XPS 15 9550 is a very capable option. It's 4 cores core CPU and 16 GB of RAM helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on its high quality, 3840 x 2160 pixels screen.

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

You'll need a machine that can handle multiple VMs for your various Dev environments, which is why we've picked something for you that's got an Intel Core I7-6700HQ, (a processor with 4 cores) plus a healthy RAM size of 16 GB.

Also, its 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution provides adequate screen estate to view multiple window or more of your IDE while you work.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, are relatively undemanding, but the Intel Core I7-6700HQ processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel' on the XPS 15 9550

The XPS 15 9550 makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.

Email demands very little from a laptop. We've taken this into account.

Facebook, twitter etc require little processing power or screen specification so the XPS 15 9550 will do just fine.

Battery life is fairly decent

With its 17 hours battery life, the XPS 15 9550 offers a good amount of freedom while moving from place to place around the house.

For anyone who works on the road, or outside the office, portability is everything. With a battery life of 17 hours, the XPS 15 9550 can go the distance for you while working on the move.

The XPS 15 9550 allows you to stay productive even when you need to pop out for a few hours thanks to its portability and 17 hours battery life.

A long journey doesn’t mean wasted time with the XPS 15 9550 thanks to its massive 17 hours battery life.

If you work in a hot desk environment, portability will be key. The XPS 15 9550 comes with 17 hours battery life so you can move around the office as much as you need.

Get straight to work on site with the XPS 15 9550. A 17 hours battery life means you don’t have to start the day hunting for a free power socket.

Suits your occasional mobility

As you'll be needing to move about now and then, it's 2 kg weight should suit your needs just fine.

Great to use on the go!

Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The XPS 15 9550 works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Working in the dark

This laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Presentations

It's got a good variety of display ports which allows you connect to a good range of projectors and screen types.

Slick package

Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the XPS 15 9550 showcases your refined taste in mobile devices. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

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Technical Specifications

DELL XPS 15 9550 i715.6 IGZO IPS SSD Silver - 9550-4952 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black, Silver
Form Factor Clamshell
Housing Material Aluminium,Carbon fiber
Display
Display HD Type 4K Ultra HD
Display Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Technology Name IGZO IPS
Display Touchscreen Yes
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7
Processor Model Intel Core I7-6700HQ
Processor Speed 2.6 GHz
Processor Threads 8
Memory
RAM Size 16 GB
RAM Speed 2133 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
SSD Capacity 512 GB
Storage Total Capacity 512 GB
Storage Type SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 530
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Audio
Sound System MaxxAudio Pro
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.1
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
HDMI Version 1.4
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C Port Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 2
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports 2
Camera
Camera 1
Camera Frame Rate 30 fps
Camera Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Home
Battery
Battery Life 17 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 23.5 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 1.7 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 35.7 cm
Weight 2 kg
Certifications & Compliance
Energy Star Certified Yes
EPEAT Compliance Gold