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Razer Blade Stealth 13 (2020) vs Dell XPS 13 9310

66 out of 100
Razer Blade Stealth 13 (2020)
VS
56 out of 100
Dell XPS 13 9310
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Storage 512GB

Review

Evaluation of Razer Blade Stealth 13 (2020) and Dell XPS 13 9310 important characteristics
Performance
System and application performance
Gaming
Performance in popular 3D games
Display
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
Connectivity
Ports, webcam and other interfaces
Case
Design, materials, durability and usability
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Key Differences

What are the key differences between the notebooks
Advantages of the Razer Blade Stealth 13 (2020)
  • Includes an old-school USB-A port
  • Can run popular games at about 106-145% higher FPS
  • Around 2.2x better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R20 test
Advantages of the Dell XPS 13 9310
  • Easier to carry: weighs 220 grams less (around 0.49 lbs)
  • Thinner bezels and 16% higher screen-to-body ratio
  • Provides 25% higher max. screen brightness: 500 vs 400 nits
  • Smaller footprint: 8% more compact case (91.3 vs 99.2 square inches)

Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs

Case

Weight 1.42 kg (3.13 lbs) 1.2 kg (2.65 lbs)
Width 304.6 mm (11.99 inches) 296 mm (11.65 inches)
Height 210 mm (8.27 inches) 199 mm (7.83 inches)
Thickness 15.3 mm (0.6 inches) 15 mm (0.59 inches)
Area 640 cm2 (99.2 inches2) 589 cm2 (91.2 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~76.2% ~88.4%
Side bezels 5.1 mm 3.7 mm
Colors Black White, Black
Transformer No No
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber No No
Number of fans 2 2
Noise level 43 dB 36.6 dB

Display

Size 13.3 inches 13.4 inches
Type IPS LCD IPS LCD
Refresh rate 60 Hz 60 Hz
PPI 166 ppi 169 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:9 16:10
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels 1920 x 1200 pixels
HDR support No Yes, Dolby Vision
Touchscreen No No
Coating Matte Glossy (Antireflective)
Display tests
Contrast 1210:1 1200:1
sRGB color space - 100%
Max. brightness
500 nits

Battery

Capacity
Voltage 11.55 V 7.6 V
Full charging time 1:30 hr 3:00 hr
Battery type Li-Ion Li-Po
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes Yes
Charging port position Left Left, Right
Charge power 100 W 45 W
Weigh of AC adapter 574 gramm 218 gramm

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 1.2-2.8 GHz 1.7-3.0 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.7 GHz 4.1 GHz
Cores 4 2
Threads 8 4
L3 Cache 12 MB 6 MB
Integrated GPU Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EU Intel Iris Xe Graphics G4
Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP - 15 W
Type Dedicated Integrated
Fabrication process 12 nm 10 nm
GPU base clock 1035 MHz 300 MHz
GPU boost clock 1200 MHz 1100 MHz
FLOPS 2.458 TFLOPS 0.84 TFLOPS
Memory size 4 GB System Shared
Memoty type GDDR6 LPDDR4X
Memory bus 128 bit -
Memory speed ~10 Gbps 4.27 Gbps
Shading units 1024 384
DirectX support 12 12
GPU performance
2.458 TFLOPS
0.84 TFLOPS

RAM

RAM size
Channels 2x8 GB 2x4 GB
Clock 3733 MHz 4267 MHz
Type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Upgradable No No
Total slots 2 2

Storage

Storage size
Storage type SSD (M2) SSD (M2)
Channels 1x512 GB 1x256 GB
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 1 1
NVMe Yes Yes

Sound

Audio chip - Realtek ALC3281-CG
Speakers 4.0 2.0
Power - 2x2.5W
Dolby Atmos Yes No
Loudness 84.3 dB 84.6 dB
Microphones 4 2

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard v6 v6
Bluetooth v5.1 v5.1
Fingerprint No Yes
Optical drive No No
Webcam Above the display Above the display
Webcam resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
Ports
USB Type-C 2x USB 3.1 2x USB 3.1
USB-A 1x USB 3.0 No
HDMI No No
DisplayPort No No
VGA No No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) No No
SD card reader No Yes
Proprietary charging port No No

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad No No
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel - 1 mm
Touchpad
Size - 11.2 x 6.4 cm
Surface Glass Glass
Windows Precision Yes Yes

Cast your vote

So, which laptop would you choose?
5 (55.6%)
4 (44.4%)
Total votes: 9

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