Dell XPS 17 9710 vs. Dell XPS 17 9700: Full specs comparison

We have comprehensively analyzed the technical specifications for the Dell XPS 17 9710 and Dell XPS 17 9700 models. Our report includes intricate details such as the CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

Dell XPS 17 9710 Pros

Reasons that Dell XPS 17 9710 is better than Dell XPS 17 9700.

Newer manufacturing

2021 vs. 2020

Slightly faster CPU performance

Intel Core i9-11900H inside Dell XPS 17 9710 has a 19% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i9-10885H inside Dell XPS 17 9700.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Dell XPS 17 9710 - Intel Core i9-11900H
8,121
Dell XPS 17 9710 - Intel Core i7-11800H
7,908
Dell XPS 17 9700 - Intel Core i7-10875H
6,874
Dell XPS 17 9700 - Intel Core i9-10885H
6,788
Dell XPS 17 9710 - Intel Core i5-11400H
5,592
Dell XPS 17 9700 - Intel Core i7-10750H
5,412
Dell XPS 17 9700 - Intel Core i5-10300H
3,747
Supports faster memory

Dell XPS 17 9710 supports a faster memory speed than the Dell XPS 17 9700. It supports up to 3200MHz versus 2933MHz of system memory on the Dell XPS 17 9700.

Memory type and speed
Dell XPS 17 9710 - DDR4
3,200 MHz
Dell XPS 17 9700 - DDR4
2,933 MHz

Dell XPS 17 9700 Pros

Reasons that Dell XPS 17 9700 is better than Dell XPS 17 9710.

About 5% lighter

Dell XPS 17 9700 weighed 4.65 pounds, 5% lighter than the 4.87 pounds Dell XPS 17 9710.

WeightDell XPS 17 9710Dell XPS 17 9700
Pound
4.87 lbs.
4.65 lbs.
Kilogram
2.21 kg
2.11 kg

Key Similars

Similar characteristics share between Dell XPS 17 9710 and Dell XPS 17 9700.

Supports the same maximum memory size of up to 64GB

Both laptops supports up to 64GB of system memory.

Max system memory size
Dell XPS 17 9710
64 GB
Dell XPS 17 9700
64 GB

Prices

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

Dell XPS 17 9710 11800H Price
Dell XPS 17 9710, 17 inch FHD+ Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H,16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 4GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home + 1 Year Premium Support - Platinum Silver
Dell XPS 17 9710, 17 inch FHD+ Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H,16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 4GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home + 1 Year Premium Support - Platinum Silver
By Dell
$1,499.00
$1,799.00 17% OFF
Dell XPS 17 9710 Touchscreen Laptop, 17 inch UHD+ Display - Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 4GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Pro - Platinum Silver
Dell XPS 17 9710 Touchscreen Laptop, 17 inch UHD+ Display - Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 4GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Pro - Platinum Silver
By Dell
$2,198.00
Dell Newest XPS 9710 Business Laptop, 17" UHD+ Touch Display, Intel i7-11800H Processor, GeForce RTX 3060, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Webcam, Thunderbolt 4, Backlit KB, FP Reader, Wi-Fi 6, Windows 11 Pro
Dell Newest XPS 9710 Business Laptop, 17" UHD+ Touch Display, Intel i7-11800H Processor, GeForce RTX 3060, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Webcam, Thunderbolt 4, Backlit KB, FP Reader, Wi-Fi 6, Windows 11 Pro
By Dell
$1,499.00
Dell XPS 17 9700 Price
2020 Dell XPS 9700 Laptop 17 - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10750H - Six Core 5Ghz - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti - 1920x1200 FHD+ - Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
2020 Dell XPS 9700 Laptop 17 - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10750H - Six Core 5Ghz - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti - 1920x1200 FHD+ - Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,449.95
Dell New XPS 17 9700 17 inch UHD Plus Laptop, Intel i9-10885H 10th Gen, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home, Silver
Dell New XPS 17 9700 17 inch UHD Plus Laptop, Intel i9-10885H 10th Gen, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home, Silver
By Dell
$1,799.00
Dell 2020 XPS 9700 Laptop 17-inch - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10875H - Eight Core 5.1Ghz - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 - 1920x1200 FHD+ - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell 2020 XPS 9700 Laptop 17-inch - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10875H - Eight Core 5.1Ghz - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 - 1920x1200 FHD+ - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,499.95

Availability

Dell XPS 17 9710Dell XPS 17 9700
Released20212020
Release DateAnnounced on May 11, 2021Announced Date: May 13, 2020
Pricing
  • $1,549.99
    i5-11400H 8GB 512GB Intel UHD FHD+ Non-touch
  • $2,049.99
    i7-11800H 16GB 512GB RTX 3050 FHD+ Non-touch
  • $2,599.99
    i9-11900H 16GB 1TB RTX 3060 FHD+ Non-touch
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Generations

Exterior

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Size Comparison
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Dimensions14.74” x 9.76” x 0.77” (374.45 x 248.05 x 19.5 mm)
  • 14.74 x 9.76 x 0.77 in (374.45 x 248.05 x 19.5 mm)
    • Width: 14.74” (374.45 mm)
    • Depth: 9.76” (248.05 mm)
    • Height: 0.77” (19.5 mm)
Weight
  • 4.87 lb (2.21 kg)
    Non-touch with 97Wh.
  • 5.34 lb (2.42 kg)
    Touch with 97Wh.
  • Non-touch with 56Wh: 4.65 lbs (2.11 kg)
  • Touch screen with 97Wh: 5.53 lbs (2.51 kg)
Colors
Platinum Silver exterior Black interior
CNC machined aluminum in platinum silver with carbon fiber composite palm rest in black.
  • CNC machined aluminum in platinum silver with carbon fiber composite palm rest in black
  • Edge-to-edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 on touch panel
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard.
  • 5.91 x 3.50 in (150 mm x 89 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
  • Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard with larger keycaps.
  • Larger touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.

Display

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Size17 Inches17 Inches
Info
  • 17” FHD+ Nontouch
    1920 x 1200 133 PPI 500 nits 16:10 100% sRGB 1650:1 60Hz Dolby Vision™️ Eyesafe®️ Anti-glare WVA 4.41 W
  • 17” 4K UHD+ Touch
    3840 x 2400 266 PPI 500 nits 16:10 100% AdobeRGB 99% DCI-P3 1600:1 60Hz DisplayHDR™️ 400 Dolby Vision™️ Eyesafe®️ Anti-reflective Anti-smudge WVA 10.4 W
  • 17-inch FHD+ non-touchscreen
    • 1920 x 1200, IPS, 145 PPI, 500-nits brightness, 1650:1 contrast ratio, 100% sRGB, InfinityEdge Anti-Glare, Non-touch support.
  • 17-inch UHD+ IPS touchscreen
    • 3840 x 2400, IPS, 290 PPI, 500-nit brightness, 1600:1 contrast ratio, 100% AdobeRGB, InfinityEdge, Anti-Reflective, Touch support.

Ports

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Dell XPS 17 9710 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x lock slot
Right (4)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x full-size SD card slot
    v6.0
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Dell XPS 17 9700 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery
  • 1 x lock slot
Right (4)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery
  • 1 x full-size SD card slot
    v6.0
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone

Internal Specs

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Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.70 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.60 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.90 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.50 → 4.50 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 5.10 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  4. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.30 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    16 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  4. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Memory
4 GB 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB 64 GB
3200 MHz Dual-channel DDR4 RAM.
2 x SODIMM slots.
  • 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB 64 GB
    2933 MHz Dual-channel DDR4 RAM.
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050
    Ampere Architecture 4GB GDDR6 128-bit 2304 CUDA Cores 60W
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060
    Ampere Architecture 6GB GDDR6 192-bit 3584 CUDA Cores 70W
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti with Max-Q (Optional)
    • Turning Architecture, 4GB GDDR6 128-bit, 1035 → 1200 MHz, 1024 CUDA Cores.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2060 with Max-Q (Optional)
    • Turning Architecture, 6GB GDDR6 192-bit, 975 → 1185 MHz, 1920 CUDA Cores.
Storage
256 GB 512 GB 1 TB 2TB 4TB 8TB
  PCIe NVMe Gen3 x4 (32 Gbps) or  Gen4 x4 (64 Gbps)
2 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe NVMe™ slots.
  • 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB 2TB 4TB
    • 2 x Removable M.2 2230/2280 PCIe® 3x4 NVMe™ SSD, Up to 32 Gbps.

Connectivity

Dell XPS 17 9710Dell XPS 17 9700
Wi-FiRivet Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650s
Dual Band 2.4GHz/5GHz Up to 2400 Mbps WiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
  • Rivet Killer AX1650w
    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)
  • Rivet Killer AX500s DBS
    Up to 1774.50 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)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1
  • Rivet Killer AX1650w › Bluetooth 5.1
  • Rivet Killer AX500s DBS › Bluetooth 5.2

Battery

Dell XPS 17 9710Dell XPS 17 9700
Size
  • 56 Wh
    3-cell "smart" lithium-ion.
  • 97 Wh
    6-cell "smart" lithium-ion.
  • 3-cell smart lithium-ion 56 Wh
  • 6-cell smart lithium-ion 97 Wh
Power Supply
  • 90 W USB Type-C power adapter
    Power rated at 5VDC/3A, 9VDc/3A, 15VDC/3A, 20VDC/4.5A.
  • 130 W USB Type-C power adapter
    Power rated at 5VDC/1A, 20VDC/6.5A.
  • 90 W USB Type-C power adapter
    Power rated at 5VDC/3A, 9VDc/3A, 15VDC/3A, 20VDC/4.5A.
  • 130 W USB Type-C power adapter
    Power rated at 5VDC/1A, 20VDC/6.5A.

Software

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OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription

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.
  • Infrared camera
    576 x 360 (VGA) at 30 fps for Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Infrared camera
    576 x 360 (VGA) at 30 fps for Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
Audio
  • Realtek Realtek ALC711-CG
  • Studio quality tuning with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro and Waves Nx® 3D audio
  • Quad-speaker design with 2.5W x2 woofers and 1.5W x2 tweeters = 8W total peak output
  • Dual microphone array optimized with Waves MaxxVoice supporting VoIP - Microsoft Cortana capable
  • Studio quality tuning with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro and Waves Nx® 3D audio
  • Quad-speaker design
  • Dual microphone array optimized with Waves MaxxVoice supporting VoIP - Microsoft Cortana capable

Misc

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Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
  • IR Camera
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
Security
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Wedge-shaped lock
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Wedge-shaped lock
Warranty1 Year Premium Support-

Key Features

Dell XPS 17 9710Dell XPS 17 9700
At Glance
Released in Mid
2021
16:10 4K UHD+
17”
2400p 60Hz
Weight
4.87 lb
2.21 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-11900H
8C/16T, 2.50 → 4.90 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,430
Single Core
Geekbench 5
8,121
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics
32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
3200 MHz DDR4
Dell XPS 17 9710 Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 3060
6GB GDDR6 70W TGP
Released in Mid
2020
16:10 4K UHD+
17”
2400p 60Hz
Weight
4.65 lb
2.11 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-10885H
8C/16T, 2.40 → 5.30 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,196
Single Core
Geekbench 5
6,788
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Up to
64GB
2933 MHz DDR4
Dell XPS 17 9700 Ports
NVIDIA GeForce
RTX 2060
6GB GDDR6 with Max-Q

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