Pros

  • High-quality touchscreen
  • 2560 by 1440 resolution
  • mSATA SSD cache
  • Great overall performance
  • Thunderbolt/Mini DisplayPort

Cons

  • No Blu-ray drive
  • Skin tones look oversaturated
  • Unlabeled front-panel buttons

At A Glance

While we have a few minor quibbles with the Dell XPS 27 Touch's design, we think this is the best all-in-one on the market today.

Manufacturer’s Description

The new XPS 27 all-in-one features our brightest and most versatile touch display yet with 4th Gen Intel Core processors, Windows 8 and an Adobe RGB Quad HD panel with articulating stand.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7-4770S
Processor speed 3100.0 MHz
Number of Cores 4.0
Display
Display size 27.0 inches
Included monitor All-in-One
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce GT 750M
Secondary Graphics Chipset Intel HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Memory 2.0 GB
Storage
Drive 1 size 2000.0 GB
Drive 1 type Hard Disk Drive
General Information
UPC Code 884116107415
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • HDMI
  • USB 3.0
Wireless connection
  • 802.11n
  • Bluetooth
Memory
Memory size 8192.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Optical Drive
Included Drives DVD Drive
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 Home
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Wireless Keyboard
  • Wireless Mouse
Case
Chassis style All-in-One

Performance

Overall Rating
Worldbench Score 262.0
Worldbench Version 8.1
Start Up
Start Up 14.6   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMARK 3419.0   score (higher is better)
Web Performance
Peacekeeper 3552.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 4764.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 66.2   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 173.2   seconds (lower is better)
Image Editing - GPU Accelerated 62.1   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 127.5   seconds (lower is better)
Encoding Audio 196.1   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 18.2   Watt hours
Idle power usage 82.0   Watts
Gaming
3DMark, Ice Storm 67938.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike Extreme 867.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Cloud Gate 11236.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike 1786.0   score (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 23.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1024x768 125.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 8.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Low Quality, 1024x768 60.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Bioshock Infinite, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 17.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Bioshock Infinite, Low Quality, 1024x768 106.8   Frames per second (higher is better)