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Dell XPS 27

alaTest has collected and analyzed 584 reviews of Dell XPS 27. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and price also get good opinions.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell XPS 27 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Dell XPS 27

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 301 user reviews of Dell XPS 27 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell XPS One 27 XPSo27-6476BK 27-Inch Touch All-in-One Desktop (Black)Dell XPS One 27 XPSo27-6476BK 27-Inch Touch All-in-One Desktop (Black)

Aug, 2018

Expert review by (engadget.com)

Dell XPS One 27 review roundup: an all-in-one PC worth owning

 

Let's be honest here: there hasn't been an overly compelling option in the all-in-one PC space in a really, really long time. Not to say there weren't decent...

Jun, 2012

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Tom Brant (pcmag.com)

Dell XPS 27 (Kaby Lake, 2017)

 

The Dell XPS 27 All-in-One may be pricey, but it includes a stunning display, heart-pounding audio, and excellent computing power in a single package.

4K touch screen. Superb audio. Excellent graphics and multimedia performance.

Pricey. Awkward port placement.

Copious graphics and computing power along with a 4K touch screen and a speaker complement worthy of a home theater setup suggests that Dell hopes the XPS 27 will fulfill pretty much any computing need a modern household could have, and its enough to...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Dell XPS 27 (2017) review

 

Editors' note: Originally published on January 18, 2017. Updated to reflect new configurations, performance results for the Intel 7th-generation CPU and Radeon RX 570 GPU and well as hands-on testing of the updating gaming and "entry-level VR"...

The XPS 27 (2017) has a terrific audio system, especially for an all-in-one, and a display with excellent color reproduction. It can also be configured to deliver decent gameplay and basic VR capability.

The webcam is poorly placed and it's not the most graceful-looking all-in-one. And the back connectors are miserably difficult to work with.

For discriminating ears and eyes, the XPS 27 (2017) all-in-one offers the best combination of features for the money.

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Sarah Jacobsson Purewal (pcworld.com)

Dell XPS 27 Touch review: Looks are everything

 

Dell sacrifices a little practicality for the sake of beauty, but this AIO is so terrific most people won't care.

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

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

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.

Jul, 2013

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Dell XPS 27 review

 

With all the attention being paid to Windows 8 laptops, tablets, and hybrids with touch screens, it can be easy to forget that an all-in-one desktop is perhaps the most natural use of a touch screen in a computer. In fact, years before Windows 8 made...

The updated Dell XPS 27 is highlighted by excellent performance and features, plus a higher-than-1080p touch screen, Nvidia graphics, and Intel's latest fourth-gen CPUs. An HDMI input lets it double as a display for a game console or cable box.

The main benefit of Intel's new chips, amazing battery life, isn't applicable here. The adjustable stand could offer more flexibility.

As a big-screen upscale all-in-one with touch and decent gaming chops, the latest version of Dell's XPS 27 is a great all-around home PC that covers a lot of bases.

Jul, 2013

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Dell XPS One 27 All-in-One Desktop ( up to 3.50 GHz)

 

But the Windows 8 era now gives us a certain conformity across different PC types. Your laptop, tablet , flip-screen hybrid, or desktop all-in-one all share the same tile-based Windows 8 interface and very likely all have a touch screen. We've seen a...

The updated Dell XPS 27 is highlighted by excellent performance and features, plus a higher-than-1080p touch screen, Nvidia graphics, and Intel's latest fourth-gen CPUs. An HDMI input lets it double as a display for a game console or cable box.

The main benefit of Intel's new chips, amazing battery life, isn't applicable here. The adjustable stand could offer more flexibility.

As a big-screen upscale all-in-one with touch and decent gaming chops, the latest version of Dell's XPS 27 is a great all-around home PC that covers a lot of bases.

Jul, 2013

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Dell XPS One 27 Touch

 

The Dell XPS One 27 Touch ($2,599.99 list) is a high-end all-in-one desktop PC that gets Windows 8 right. It starts off by helping you learn how to use the new operating system (and let's face it, Win 8 is new to most people); plus its touch interface...

Fast processor. DX11 graphics. mSATA with Intel SRT. 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi. Improved hinge with height adjustment. 10-finger touch and seamless screen glass. 2,560-by-1,440 resolution. HDMI in and out. Nice styling. Internal power supply...

USB 3.0 ports aren't blue. A little thick compared to competitors. Reflective screen

The Dell XPS One 27 Touch is the way everyone should first use Windows 8. It's a power user's system that check all the boxes and makes Windows 8 great.

Jan, 2013

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Dell XPS One 27 Windows 8

 

It was only timing that held back the original XPS One 27 from an Editors' Choice Award. I wanted to see if Apple would unveil a new iMac, and also what might emerge from the PC side in the run-up to Windows 8. Apple's plans will be a mystery for...

The Dell XPS One 27 boasts the highest-display resolution among Windows 8 all-in-ones, and at an aggressive price.

A new adjustable display support arm is welcome, but stops short of reclining a full 90 degrees.

Updated with a touch screen, a new stand, and up-to-date components, the Dell XPS One 27 leads the inaugural class of Windows 8 PCs.

Oct, 2012

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Rich Brown (cnet.com)

Dell XPS One 27 (Windows 8) review

 

Dell has informed us that it has increased the price of the $1,999 and $2,499 models of the XPS One 27 by $100. That means the $1,999 model will now cost $2,099, and the $2,499 model will cost $2,599. Our review unit, the now $2,099 model with a $200...

The Dell XPS One 27 boasts the highest-display resolution among Windows 8 all-in-ones, and at an aggressive price.

A new adjustable display support arm is welcome, but stops short of reclining a full 90 degrees.

Updated with a touch screen, a new stand, and up-to-date components, the Dell XPS One 27 leads the inaugural class of Windows 8 PCs.

Oct, 2012

Expert review by : David Murphy (pcworld.com)

Dell XPS One 27 Review: A Power-Packed, Pricey All-in-One

 

If you're in the market for a new all-in-one PC, the Dell XPS One 27 is an appealing option. It's fast, it handles Blu-ray discs, it delivers a great picture on its 27-inch PLS screen, and it costs all of $3500 less than the current category leader,...

Great price-to-performance ratio ; Beautiful screen and ample connectivity

Boring (but wireless) keyboard and mouse ; Lacks a touch-sensitive panel

Dell's Ivy Bridge all-in-one has a high asking price but is worth considering for its excellent combination of speed, features, and looks.

May, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / Waves MaxxAudio 4
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Cable lock slot: Yes
Color of product:Black, Silver

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Detachable display:N
Display Diagonal:27
Display Resolution:2560 x 1440
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Wide Quad HD
LED backlight: Yes
Multi-touch: Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Pixel Pitch:0.00917 x 0.00917
Touch screen: Yes
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.6
AC adapter power:235

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:2048
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Graphics adapter memory type:GDDR5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350 / 650
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1150 / 1200
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x152 / 0x412
On-board graphics adapter memory:2.048
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 2500 / Intel HD Graphics 4600

Memory

Internal memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 6
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout:2 x 4 / 2 x 8
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 4 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2
Memory slots type:DIMM / SO-DIMM

Multimedia

Built-in camera: Yes
Camera Resolution:1920 x 1080
Total megapixels:2 / 2.07

Networking

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating altitude:-598.4 - 120000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:0 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 65
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 65

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / Blu-Ray ROM / DVD Super Multi / DVD±RW

Other Features

Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x
Storage drive interface:mSATA, Serial ATA III / SATA / Serial ATA III

Packaging Content

Bundled software:McAfee Live Safe 1Y
Cables included:AC
Drivers included: Yes
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mouse included: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

BIOS password: Yes
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Product type:PC
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Mini DisplayPort quantity:1
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: Yes
Thunderbolt ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4 / 6

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.6
AC adapter power:235
Autonomy mode:N / No

Processor

64-bit computing: Yes
Bus type:DMI / QPI
Chipset:Intel H77 Express / Intel H87
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):30
ECC supported by processor:N / No / Y
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel H77 Express / Intel H87
Number of QPI links:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor:i5-3330 / i7-4770S
Processor boost frequency:3.2 / 3.9
Processor cache:6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor code:SR14H
Processor codename:Haswell / Ivy Bridge
Processor cores:4
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:3 / 3.1
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:i5-3330 / i7-4770S
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3300 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-4700 Desktop series
Processor socket:Socket H2 (LGA 1155) / Socket H3 (LGA 1150)
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:C0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Tcase:67.4 / 71.35
Thermal Design Power (TDP):65 / 77

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:No / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:65509 / 75124
Processor code:SR14H
Processor package size:37.5
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
Thermal solution specification:2011D / PCG 2013C

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 Pro

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MMC+, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA III
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA III
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1 / 2
Solid-state drive interface:M-SATA
Solid-state drive interfaces:M-SATA
Storage media:HDD / HDD+SSD / Hybrid-HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 2032

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.82 / 3.08 / 9.45
Height:19.3 / 19.4
Weight:35.3
Width:25.4 / 26.1