Dell XPS 15 7590 vs. Dell Precision 5540: Full specs comparison

We have comprehensively compared the specifications for the Dell XPS 15 7590 and Dell Precision 5540 models. The report includes detailed information regarding both models' CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

Dell XPS 15 7590 Pros

Reasons that Dell XPS 15 7590 is better than Dell Precision 5540.

Has one more port and slot

Dell XPS 15 7590 has more ports and slots count than the Dell Precision 5540. It has nine versus eight amount of ports and slots on the Dell Precision 5540.

PortsDell XPS 15 7590Dell Precision 5540
Battery gauge buttonYesNo
full-size SD card slotYesYes
HDMIYesYes
headphone jackYesYes
lock slotYesYes
power portYesYes
Thunderbolt 3YesYes
USB-AYes x2Yes x2
Total98

Dell Precision 5540 Pros

Reasons that Dell Precision 5540 is better than Dell XPS 15 7590.

Supports larger memory

Dell Precision 5540 supports a larger memory capacity than the Dell XPS 15 7590. It supports up to 64GB versus 32GB of system memory on the Dell XPS 15 7590.

Max system memory size
Dell Precision 5540
64 GB
Dell XPS 15 7590
32 GB
Supports faster memory

Dell Precision 5540 supports a faster memory speed than the Dell XPS 15 7590. It supports up to 3200MHz versus 2666MHz of system memory on the Dell XPS 15 7590.

Memory type and speed
Dell Precision 5540 - DDR4
3,200 MHz
Dell XPS 15 7590 - DDR4
2,666 MHz

Prices

Here are the latest price updates and offers for both devices.

Dell XPS 15 7590 Price
Dell 2019 XPS 15 7590 Laptop 15.6-inch Intel i7-9750H NVIDIA GTX 1650 512GB SSD 16GB RAM FHD 1920x1080 500-Nits Windows 10 PRO (Renewed)
Dell 2019 XPS 15 7590 Laptop 15.6-inch Intel i7-9750H NVIDIA GTX 1650 512GB SSD 16GB RAM FHD 1920x1080 500-Nits Windows 10 PRO (Renewed)
By Dell
$724.98
Dell XPS 15 7590 15.6 Inch 4K UHD Non-Touch 512GB SSD 2.6GHz i7 16GB RAM (6-Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GTX 1650, Windows 10 Home) Silver XPS7590-7992SLV-PUS
Dell XPS 15 7590 15.6 Inch 4K UHD Non-Touch 512GB SSD 2.6GHz i7 16GB RAM (6-Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GTX 1650, Windows 10 Home) Silver XPS7590-7992SLV-PUS
By Dell
$1,698.00
Dell XPS 15 7590 15.6 Core I7-9750H 32GB RAM 1TB PCIe SSD 4K OLED Non-Touch (3840X2160) NVIDIA GTX 1650 4GB Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
Dell XPS 15 7590 15.6 Core I7-9750H 32GB RAM 1TB PCIe SSD 4K OLED Non-Touch (3840X2160) NVIDIA GTX 1650 4GB Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,197.00
Dell Precision 5540 Price
Dell Precision 5540 15.6” UHD 4K Touchscreen Core i7-9850H 2.6GHz 6 Core, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Windows 10 Pro NVIDIA Quadro T1000 4GB (Renewed)
Dell Precision 5540 15.6” UHD 4K Touchscreen Core i7-9850H 2.6GHz 6 Core, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Windows 10 Pro NVIDIA Quadro T1000 4GB (Renewed)
By Dell
$500.00
$579.00 14% OFF
Dell Precision 5000 5540 Workstation Laptop (2019) | 15.6'' FHD | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - Quadro T2000 | 6 Cores @ 4.6 GHz Win 10 Pro (Reed), Platinum Silver
Dell Precision 5000 5540 Workstation Laptop (2019) | 15.6'' FHD | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - Quadro T2000 | 6 Cores @ 4.6 GHz Win 10 Pro (Reed), Platinum Silver
By Dell
$575.63
Dell Precision 15 5540 i7-9850H 32GB 512GB SSD 15.6" FHD T1000 IR Silver W10 PRO (Renewed)
Dell Precision 15 5540 i7-9850H 32GB 512GB SSD 15.6" FHD T1000 IR Silver W10 PRO (Renewed)
By Dell
$428.98
$489.99 12% OFF

Availability

Dell XPS 15 7590Dell Precision 5540
Released20192019
Release DateAnnounced on May 28th, 2019 (Dell Computex 2019)
  • Announced at Computex 2019.
  • Available from early July 2019.
PricingStarting at $999.99 (OLED start at $1,899.99)Starting at $1,339
Generations

Exterior

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Size Comparison
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Dimensions14.06 x 9.27 x 0.45 - 0.66 in (357 x 235 x 11 - 17 mm)
Width: 14.06” (357 mm)
Depth: 9.27” (235 mm)
Height: 0.45 - 0.66” (11 - 17 mm)
14.06 x 9.26 x 0.44 in (357 x 235 x 11.2 mm)
Width: 14.06” (357 mm)
Depth: 9.26” (235 mm)
Height: 0.44” (11.2 mm)
Weight
  • 3-cell battery models: 4 lb (1.8 kg)
  • 6-cell battery models: 4.5 lb (2.0 kg)
3.93 lbs (1.78 kg)
Colors
  • Silver (CNC machined aluminum with carbon fiber composite palm rest in black)
  • Aluminum Platinum Silver LCD Cover
  • Aluminum Titan Gray LCD Cover
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard; 1.3mm travel.
  • 4.13 x 3.15 in (105 mm x 80 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 4.03 x 2.45 in (102.40 mm x 62.40 mm) touchpad with 5 multi-touch gesture support.

Display

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Size15.6 Inches15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6-inch FHD non-touchscreen
    1920 x 1080, IPS, 141 PPI, 500-nit brightness 100% sRGB, InfinityEdge Anti-Glare, Non-touch support.
  • 15.6-inch UHD IPS touchscreen
    3840 x 2160, IPS, 282 PPI, 500-nit brightness, 100% AdobeRGB, InfinityEdge Anti-Reflective, Touch support.
  • 15.6-inch UHD OLED non-touchscreen
    3840 x 2160, OLED, 282 PPI, 400-nit brightness, 100% DCI-P3, InfinityEdge Anti-Reflective, Non-touch support.
  • 15.6" UltraSharp FHD IGZO4
    • 1920x1080, AG, NT, w/Prem Panel Guar, 100% sRGB.
  • 15.6" Ultrasharp UHD IGZO4
    • 3840x2160, Touch, w/Prem Panel Guar, 100% Adobe,
  • 15.6" Ultrasharp OLED UHD
    • 3840x2160, Non-Touch,w/Prem Panel Guar, 100% DCI-P3

Ports

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Dell XPS 15 7590 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (5)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), PCIe Gen 3 x4, DisplayPort 1.2, Power Delivery
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x power port
Right (4)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x full-size SD card slot
  • 1 x lock slot
  • 1 x Battery gauge button
Dell Precision 5540 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (5)
  • 1 x power port
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), PowerShare
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (3)
  • 1 x full-size SD card slot
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), PowerShare
  • 1 x lock slot

Internal Specs

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Processor
  1. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.10 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.00 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  1. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9400H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.50 → 4.30 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9850H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  4. Intel Xeon E-2276M
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  5. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.80 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  6. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.00 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  1. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  2. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  3. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
  1. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  2. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  3. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9850H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  4. Intel Xeon E-2276M
    Intel® UHD Graphics P630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  5. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  6. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Memory
  • 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB
    2666 MHz Dual-channel DDR4 RAM.
  • Memory Slots
    • 2 x DDR4 SoDIMM
  • Memory Configurations
    • Minimum Memory: 8GB
    • Maximum Memory: 64GB
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 (Optional)
    Turning Architecture, 4GB GDDR5 128-bit, 1395 → 1560 MHz, 1024 CUDA Cores.
  • NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Optional)
    Turning Architecture, 4GB GDDR5 128-bit, 1395 → 1455 MHz, 768 CUDA Cores.
  • NVIDIA Quadro T2000 (Optional)
    Turning Architecture, 4GB GDDR5 128-bit, 1575 → 1785 MHz, 1,024 CUDA Cores.
Storage
  • 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB 2TB
    M.2 2280 PCIe® 3x4 NVMe™ SSD, Up to 32 Gbps.
  • Hard Drive Slots
    • 1 x M.2 PCIe SSD slot
    • 1 x 2.5 inches hard drive slot
      Available only on a 3-cell 56Wh battery model.
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
    • Up to 2TB SATA Hard Drive

Connectivity

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Wi-Fi
  • Rivet Killer AX1650
    Up to 2400 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g, WiFi-4 (802.11n), WiFi-5 (802.11ac), WiFi-6 (802.11ax)
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 2x2 802.11ax 160MHz
  • Intel Wireless-AC 9260 2x2 802.11ac
  • Qualcomm QCA6174A 2x2 802.11ac
Bluetooth
  • Rivet Killer AX1650 › Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.0

Battery

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Size
  • 3-cell smart lithium-ion 56 Wh
  • 6-cell smart lithium-ion 97 Wh
  • 56 Wh (3-cell lithium-ion)
  • 97 Wh (6-cell lithium-ion)
Battery Life
  • Up to 20 hours and 30 minutes
* Tested on FHD panel with 97 Wh.
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Power Supply130 W power adapter
Power rated at 19.50VDC/6.67A.
130 W power adapter
Power rated at 19.5VDC/6.67A.

Software

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OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 18.04 LTS RedHat 7.5
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee® Small Business Security 30 Day Free Trial

Camera & Audio

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Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
Audio
  • Stereo speakers professionally tuned with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro
  • Two speakers (2W x 2 = 4W total)
  • Dual-array microphones
  • Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • Two speakers
  •  dual-array microphones

Misc

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Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button (optional)
Security
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Wedge-shaped lock
  • Intel® vPro™ Technology (iAMT 12) (optional, requires Intel WiFi® Link WLAN and a vPro compatible processor), Dell Client Command Suite available (dell.com/command), Factory Installed Dell Client Command | Update, Dell Command | Power Manager
  • Intel® Platform Trust Technology
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0
  • Chassis wedge-shaped security lock
  • Support for Computrace and SmartCard Reader
  • Touch Fingerprint Reader with Control Vault 3.0 (Advanced Authentication with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification)
Warranty-1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis

Key Features

Dell XPS 15 7590Dell Precision 5540
At Glance
Released in Mid
2019
16:9 4K UHD
15.6”
2160p OLED
Weight
4 lb
1.81 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C/16T, 2.40 → 5.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,114
Single Core
Geekbench 5
6,504
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Up to
32GB
2666 MHz DDR4
Dell XPS 15 7590 Ports
Nvidia Quadro
GTX 1650
4GB GDDR6
Released in
2019
16:9 4K UHD
15.6”
2160p OLED
Weight
3.93 lb
1.78 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C/16T, 2.40 → 5.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,114
Single Core
Geekbench 5
6,504
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
3200 MHz DDR4
Dell Precision 5540 Ports
Nvidia Quadro
T2000
4GB GDDR5

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