Pros

  • Very thin and very light
  • Supports Intel's Wireless Display technology
  • 32GB SSD cache drive for fast boot times

Cons

  • No discrete GPU
  • 5400 rpm hard drive
  • Plastic feet feel flimsy

At A Glance

It's great to see such a solid execution of a new form factor this early in the game. The XPS 18 Touch would be even more exciting if Dell took a page out of Asus' playbook and added a more functional dock.

Manufacturer’s Description

Ensure strong performance and quick start-up time with the upgraded 3rd Gen Intel Core i5 processor and fast boot hard drive. Powered stand, wireless keyboard and mouse included.

Manufacturer’s Website

Dell XPS 18 Touch With Stand

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5-3337U
Processor speed 1800.0 MHz
Display
Display size 18.4 inches
Included monitor All-in-One
Display type IPS
Touchscreen Multitouch
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel HD 4000
Storage
Drive 1 size 500.0 GB
Drive 1 type Hard Disk Drive
Drive 2 size 32.0 GB
Drive 2 type Solid-State Drive
General Information
UPC Code 884116117414
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Bluetooth
  • Line Out 1/8
  • USB 3.0
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Memory
Memory size 8096.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Power
Power Supply Wattage 65.0 watts
Storage Media
SD card
  • SD Card
  • SDHC Card
  • SDXC Card
Memory stick
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick PRO
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 Pro
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Docking Station
  • Wireless Keyboard

Performance

Product Type
Subcategory All in One
Overall Rating
Worldbench Score 171.0
Worldbench Version 8.1
Start Up
Start Up 12.5   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMARK 2361.0   score (higher is better)
Web Performance
Peacekeeper 2236.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 4253.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 147.4   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 246.7   seconds (lower is better)
Image Editing - GPU Accelerated 155.8   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 152.5   seconds (lower is better)
Encoding Audio 296.2   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 4.0   Watt hours
Idle power usage 16.0   Watts
Gaming
3DMark, Ice Storm 37559.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike 544.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Cloud Gate 3945.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike Extreme 248.0   score (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 5.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 44.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1024x768 13.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 1.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Low Quality, 1024x768 16.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Power
Battery Life 4:00   hh:mm

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