DELL XPS 956 i7 15.6 inch IPS SSD Silver

MPN: 9560-4575  |  EAN: 5397063954575  |  Model: XPS 956

Price Information

£1,700.00

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:15 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

DELL XPS 956 i7 15.6 inch IPS SSD Silver - 9560-4575 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Just Right
Amateur Photo Editing
Very Good
Casual Gaming
Very Good
Hardcore Gaming
Just Right
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Pro Graphic Design
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Very Good
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Very Good
Back-end Development
Just Right
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Use At the Client's
Outstanding
Use in Public Places
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Outstanding
Long Journeys
Outstanding
Use Around the Office
Outstanding
Carrying All the Time
Very Good
Carrying Occasionally
Very Good
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Regular Look
Outstanding
Cool Look
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Just Right
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

A multi-core Intel Core i7-7700HQ sits at the heart of the XPS 956, providing plenty of raw processing power for editing 4K high definition video. With a total storage capacity of 512 GB, the XPS 956 ensures you have plenty of space to store your footage.

Great for photo editing

The powerful Intel Core i7 processor makes image manipulation a breeze. And the high resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels display ensures your pictures really ‘pop’ when you’re done.

Gaming

A resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, means rich graphics to shoot Zombies or cross the galaxy in detail

Your 's Intel Core i7-7700HQ 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 1050 which hits a 3DMark benchmark score of 6036.5 , and the 4 cores CPU hit a Passmark benchmark of 8937

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!

High quality video on your XPS 956's Advanced resolution display

IPS screen technology makes video content richer and more viewable.

You won't have to struggle to pause or rewind in the dark with its backlit keyboard.

Connecting to a TV or monitor to watch content on a bigger screen will be simple as its HDMI port is the most common connection option available.

Videos for fun

With a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to decide which video sequence will give the impact you're looking for. With 16 GB GB RAM, and a Intel Core i7 CPU, the XPS 956 delivers great results.

Give your Images the professional touch

With plenty of RAM, processing power and a dedicated graphics card, the XPS 956 gives you everything you need to complete high quality photos and graphic design projects.

Music and Audio

Making your first steps in music editing? The XPS 956 has what it takes to deliver your audio craft.

Its all about the Beats

When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the XPS 956 can handle everything you throw at it. A selection of ports allow you to connect instruments and devices, while the 2.8 GHz takes care of the actual production work.

Book keeping

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the XPS 956 is perfect for keeping finances in check. And with a you’ll find it even easier to enter and update figures.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether it's HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks such as AJAX, Angular, JQUERY etc, the XPS 956 is a very capable option. 

It's multi-core CPU & 16 GB memory size helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on it's high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

You'll need a machine that can handle multiple VMs for your various dev environments. The XPS 956 sports an Intel Core i7-7700HQ, (a processor with 4 cores) plus a healthy 16 GB of RAM to power your VMs and dev tools.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Modern productivity apps like Office 365 and Google G Suite are relatively lightweight – but it never hurts to have some power under the hood. The XPS 956 packs a decent Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and 16 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

Surf the web at speed thanks to the XPS 956’s speedy b/g/n/ac WiFi interface.

Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the XPS 956 can comfortably handle. It also comes with of total storage so you never have to delete a message or attachment again.

Social networking is relatively lightweight, so the low power 2.8 GHz processor is ideal. With 19.5 hours battery life, you can stay connected between charges.

Battery life is fairly decent

Designed to be carried about, the XPS 956 can be used everywhere in your home thanks to its 19.5 hours battery life.

The XPS 956 is the perfect size working on the move. With a battery life of 19.5 hours, this is a machine that slips easily into a bag and goes everywhere with you without worrying too much about the next time you need a charge.

The 19.5 hours battery life in the XPS 956 has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

A long journey doesn’t mean wasted time with the XPS 956 thanks to its massive 19.5 hours battery life.

If you’re always on the move around your office, you need a laptop that moves with you. The XPS 956 offers 19.5 hours of battery life so you can swap desks as much as you like between charges.

Get straight to work on site with the XPS 956. A 19.5 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 1.8 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 956 works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Working in the dark

The light may be low, but the XPS 956 allows you to work or play around the clock. Make every keystroke count thanks to the 1.

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 956 showcases your refined taste in mobile devices. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

Looks like your everyday laptop

When you're more concerned about what your laptop does than how it looks, the XPS 956 is a safe bet.

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Technical Specifications

DELL XPS 956 i7 15.6 inch IPS SSD Silver - 9560-4575 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black, Silver
Form Factor Clamshell
Housing Material Aluminium, Carbon fiber
Display
Display Brightness 350 cd/m²
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Technology Name IPS
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7
Processor Model Intel Core i7-7700HQ
Processor Speed 2.8 GHz
Processor Threads 8
Memory
RAM Size 16 GB
RAM Speed 2400 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 1050
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 630
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 3.1 (Gen 2) Type-C Port 1
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports 2
USB Type-C Power Delivery Present Yes
Camera
Camera 1
Camera Frame Rate 30 fps
Camera Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Camera Resolution (Numeric) 0.9 MP
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Keyboard Language German
Keyboard Layout QWERTZ
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Home
Battery
Battery Life 19.5 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 23.5 cm
Dimesnsions - Height (front) 1.1 cm
Dimesnsions - Height (rear) 1.7 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 35.7 cm
Weight 1.8 kg
Certifications & Compliance
Energy Star Certified Yes
EPEAT Compliance Gold