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Dell XPS 13 (9360) Review

cpu-z gpu-z

Above we get an overview of the CPU and iGPU courtesy of CPU-Z and GPU-z respectively.

The i7-7500U is a dual-core chip that supports HyperThreading. It has a base clock of 2.7GHz while it boosts to 3.5GHz.

The integrated graphics are Intel’s HD Graphics 620. This iGPU has a base clock of 300MHz though it can boost up to 1.05GHz.

Comparison systems

Today I will be comparing the XPS 13 with the following systems:

Dell Inspiron 15 7559

  • Intel Core i7-6700HQ
  • Nvidia GTX 960M
  • 16GB Dual-Channel 1600MHz DDR3 RAM
  • 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD


  • Intel Bay Trail-M Celeron N2808 SoC
  • Intel HD Graphics
  • 64GB eMMc storage


  • Intel Braswell N3050 SoC
  • Intel HD Graphics
  • 32GB eMMC storage

PCSpecialist Lafité

  • Intel Core i3 i3-5010U
  • Intel HD Graphics 5500
  • 8GB Kingston SODIMM DDR3 1600MHz (1 x 8GB)
  • 240GB Kingston V300 SSD

Dell Latitude 13 7370

  • Intel Core™ m5-6Y57
  • Intel HD Graphics 515
  • 8GB LPDDR3 1866MHz Memory
  • 256GB Solid State Drive M2 2280 PCIe

UK Gaming Computers Styx

  • Intel Core i5-6500
  • Asus Turbo GTX 960
  • 8GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 2400MHz DDR4 RAM
  • 500GB Samsung 850 EVO SSD


  • Intel Core i7-6820HK
  • Nvidia GTX 980 (desktop)
  • 32GB DDR4 2400MHz RAM
  • 2x 256GB Samsung SM951 PCIe SSDs in RAID0

DinoPC Primal GT0

  • AMD FX-8320
  • AMD RX-480
  • 16GB DDR3 2133MHz RAM
  • 240GB Adata Premier SP550

PCSpecialist Defiance III 17.3

  • Intel i7-6700HQ
  • Nvidia GTX 1060
  • 16GB HyperX DDR4 2133MHz RAM
  • 512GB SanDisk X400 M.2 SATA SSD

Gigabyte BRIX Gaming UHD

  • Intel i7-6700HQ
  • Nvidia GTX 950
  • 16GB Crucial DDR4 2133MHz RAM
  • 512GB Samsung Pro M.2 SSD

Gigabyte BRIX i7A-7500

  • Intel i7-7500U
  • Intel HD Graphics 620
  • 16GB G.Skill DDR4 2133MHz RAM
  • 256GB Toshiba OCZ RD400 M.2 SSD


  • Intel i7-6700K
  • Nvidia GTX 1070
  • 16GB Corsair Vengeance 3000MHz DDR4 RAM
  • 500GB Samsung 750 EVO SSD

Cyberpower Infinity X55 VX

  • Intel i5-6402P
  • Nvidia GTX 1060
  • 16GB Corsair Vengeance LED 3000MHz DDR4 RAM
  • 256GB Intel 600p M.2 SSD

Shuttle XPC Nano NC02U5

  • Intel i5-6200U
  • Intel HD Graphics 520
  • 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 1600MHz DDR3 RAM
  • 256GB Toshiba OCZ RD400 M.2 SSD

Overclockers UK Neuron

  • Intel i5-6600K
  • Nvidia GTX 1070
  • 16GB Corsair Vengeance 3000MHz DDR4 RAM
  • 256GB Intel 600p M.2 SSD

Gladiator SuperNova

  • Intel i5-7600K
  • Nvidia GTX 1060
  • 16GB HyperX 2133MHz DDR4 RAM
  • 250GB SK Hynix SL308 SSD

And lastly my personal desktop with a Core i3-4160, 8GB 1866MHz DDR3 and a GTX 960.

Test software

  • SiSoft Sandra
  • Cinebench R15
  • Handbrake
  • CrystalDiskMark
  • ATTO Disk Benchmark
  • 3DMark
  • Prime 95 (version 26.6)
  • CPUID HWMonitor
  • AIDA64 Engineer

Lastly, I also benchmarked Tomb Raider (2013) to get an idea of the XPS 13’s graphical capabilities.

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