Dell XPS 15 9500

Dell XPS 15 9500
  • Launched: May 2020
  • Screen-to-body ratio: ~89.2%
  • Dimensions: 344 x 230 x 18 mm (13.54 x 9.06 x 0.71 inches)
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Review

Evaluation of the main characteristics with the configuration selected for the XPS 15 9500.
Performance
44
Gaming
42
Display
39
Battery Life
53
Connectivity
88
Case
81
NanoReview Score
52
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Tests and Specifications

Detailed tests and technical specifications of the Dell XPS 15 9500

Case

Weight 1.83 kg (4.04 lbs)
Dimensions 344 x 230 x 18 mm
13.54 x 9.06 x 0.71 inches
Area 791 cm2 (122.7 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~89.2%
Side bezels 4 mm
Colors Silver
Transformer No
Opening angle 140°
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active
Vapor chamber No
Number of fans 2
Max. fan speed (RPM) 5000 RPM
Noise level 46 dB

Display

Size 15.6 inches
Type IPS LCD
Refresh rate 60 Hz
PPI 145 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:10
Resolution 1920 x 1200 pixels
HDR support Yes, Dolby Vision
Touchscreen No
Coating Matte
Display tests
Contrast 1650:1
sRGB color space 100%
Adobe RGB profile 89.5%
DCI-P3 color gamut 94%
Response time 43 ms
Max. brightness
500 nits

Battery

Capacity
Full charging time 3:00 hr
Battery type Li-Ion
Replaceable No
Fast charging Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes
Charging port position Left, Right
Charge power 90 / 130 W
Weigh of AC adapter 481 gramm

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 2.5 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.5 GHz
Cores 4
Threads 8
L3 Cache 8 MB
Integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630
Fabrication process 14 nm

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1084
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
3835
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1085
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
4717

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 55 W
Type Dedicated
Fabrication process 12 nm
GPU base clock 1350 MHz
GPU boost clock 1485 MHz
FLOPS 3.041 TFLOPS
Memory size 4 GB
Memory type GDDR6
Memory bus 128 bit
Memory speed ~12 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 1024
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 64
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 32
GPU performance
3.041 TFLOPS

RAM

RAM size
Channels 2x4 GB
Clock 2933 MHz
Type DDR4
Upgradable Yes
Total slots 2
Max. ram size 64 GB

Storage

Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2)
Channels 1x256 GB
Upgradable Yes
Total slots 2
NVMe Yes

Sound

Audio chip Realtek ALC3281-CG
Speakers 2.2
Power 2x2W
Dolby Atmos No
Loudness 84.2 dB
Microphones 2

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard v6
Bluetooth v5.2
Fingerprint Yes
Optical drive No
Webcam Above the display
Webcam resolution 1280 x 720
Ports
USB-A No
USB Type-C 3x USB 3.1
Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 3
HDMI No
DisplayPort No
VGA No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) No
SD card reader Yes
Proprietary charging port No

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island
Numpad No
Backlight Yes
Key travel 1.3 mm
Touchpad
Size 15.0 x 9.0 cm
Surface Glass
Windows Precision Yes

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