DELL XPS 956 i7 15.6 inch IPS SSD Silver

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

Price Information

$1,399.87

as at 25 Sep 19 | 1:05 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
Hardcore Gaming
Just Right
Casual Gaming
Very Good
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
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Long Journeys
Outstanding
Use Around the Office
Outstanding
Use At the Client's
Outstanding
Use in Public Places
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Outstanding
Carrying All the Time
Very Good
Carrying Occasionally
Very Good
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Cool Look
Outstanding
Regular Look
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Just Right
Windows
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

Resolution of up to 1920 x 1080 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 6036.5 .

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

Click, shoot, scroll, or type, the XPS 956 is more than capable of running light games that don’t require high end hardware. And at $1,399.87, this laptop won’t break the bank either.

It's good for academic research

Light, portable, and full-featured, the XPS 956 is ideal for carrying between offices and libraries. You’ll have all the tools you need to research and write outstanding research papers and theses.

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

Whether you’re vlogging on YouTube, or putting together high-quality family videos, the XPS 956 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

The on-board Memory size of 16 GB and the quad-core Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor on this laptop allows you to quickly convert high ppi image formats and rapidly iterate through your concepts.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card offers extra power for rendering your creative work on to your spacious 15.6 inches display. 

The screen built with IPS technology gives you vivid colours and great viewing angles whilst the 1920 x 1080 pixels resolutions provides the necessary detail.

It also comes with the Memory card reader just in case you need an alternative option to move your creative work from once device to another.

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

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

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

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

With a 8937 CPU and 16 GB of RAM, the XPS 956 is ideal for front-end development. Whether you’re coding basic HTML5, or working with more complex JavaScript frameworks, this laptop has everything you need.

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.

The XPS 956 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.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the XPS 956 is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.

Battery life is fairly decent

Light and powerful, the 19.5 hours battery life of the XPS 956 allows it to be easily used all around the home for long periods without charging.

The 19.5 hours battery life in the XPS 956 is sufficient for short sessions of use in coffee shops, parks etc.

The XPS 956 allows you to stay productive even when you need to pop out for a few hours thanks to its portability and 19.5 hours battery life.

With an impressive run time of approximately 19.5 hours, the XPS 956 will keep you entertained, or working, throughout the duration of your trip.

The 19.5 hours battery life in the XPS 956 can keep you going while moving from one meeting space to another.

Thanks to a 19.5 hours battery life, the XPS 956 lets you work and work and work while visiting client sites.

Suits your occasional mobility

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.

Great to use on the go!

The XPS 956 is a great choice for when you need a good value, reliable laptop that won't be carried around too often. It’s not the smallest or lightest, however the 4 lbs weight is enough to get the job done.

Working in the dark

The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The XPS 956’s built-in 1 allows you to type accurately – even in the dark

Presentations

When delivering presentations, you need to be sure you can connect to the meeting room projector or screen. The 1 offers several different display ports to make sure everyone can see your slideshow.

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 inches
Dimesnsions - Height (front) 1.1 inches
Dimesnsions - Height (rear) 1.7 inches
Dimesnsions - Width 35.7 inches
Weight 3.97 lbs
Certifications & Compliance
Energy Star Certified Yes
EPEAT Compliance Gold