Dell XPS 17 9710 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2021 Dell XPS 17 9710 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Dell XPS 17 9710

Availability

Dell XPS 17 9710
Released2021
Release DateAnnounced on May 11, 2021
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
Generations
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
$1,799.00
Dell XPS 9710 17-inch Business Laptop - Intel i7-11800H Processor - GeForce RTX 3050 - 32GB RAM - 1TB SSD - Webcam - Thunderbolt 4 - Backlit KB - FP Reader - Wi-Fi 6 - Windows 11 Pro (Renewed)
Dell XPS 9710 17-inch Business Laptop - Intel i7-11800H Processor - GeForce RTX 3050 - 32GB RAM - 1TB SSD - Webcam - Thunderbolt 4 - Backlit KB - FP Reader - Wi-Fi 6 - Windows 11 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,934.99
Dell Newest XPS 9710 Laptop, 17" UHD+ Touch Display, Intel i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3050, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Webcam, Backlit KB, FP Reader, Killer Wi-Fi 6, Thunderbolt 4, Win 11 Home
Dell Newest XPS 9710 Laptop, 17" UHD+ Touch Display, Intel i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3050, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Webcam, Backlit KB, FP Reader, Killer Wi-Fi 6, Thunderbolt 4, Win 11 Home
By Dell
$2,160.00
Dell XPS 9710 17" 4K Ultra HD+ (3840 x 2400) Touchscreen Laptop - 11th Gen Intel Core i7-11800H up to 4.60 GHz CPU, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 2TB PCIe SSD, GeForce RTX 3050, Windows 11 Pro (Renewed)
Dell XPS 9710 17" 4K Ultra HD+ (3840 x 2400) Touchscreen Laptop - 11th Gen Intel Core i7-11800H up to 4.60 GHz CPU, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 2TB PCIe SSD, GeForce RTX 3050, Windows 11 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$2,068.05
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
$2,398.00

Exterior

Dell XPS 17 9710
Dimensions14.74” x 9.76” x 0.77” (374.45 x 248.05 x 19.5 mm)
Weight
  • 4.87 lb (2.21 kg)
    Non-touch with 97Wh.
  • 5.34 lb (2.42 kg)
    Touch with 97Wh.
Colors
Platinum Silver exterior Black interior
CNC machined aluminum in platinum silver with carbon fiber composite palm rest in black.
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.

Display

Dell XPS 17 9710
Size17 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

Ports

Dell XPS 17 9710
Ports
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

Internal Specs

Dell XPS 17 9710
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

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Dell XPS 17 97101
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H1,32090.04%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H1,466100.00%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H1,43097.54%
01,466

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Dell XPS 17 97101
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H5,59268.86%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H7,90897.38%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H8,121100.00%
08,121
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
Memory
4 GB 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB 64 GB
3200 MHz Dual-channel DDR4 RAM.
2 x SODIMM slots.
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
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.

Connectivity

Dell XPS 17 9710
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
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1

Battery

Dell XPS 17 9710
Size
  • 56 Wh
    3-cell "smart" lithium-ion.
  • 97 Wh
    6-cell "smart" lithium-ion.
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.

Software

Dell XPS 17 9710
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription

Camera & Audio

Dell XPS 17 9710
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.
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

Misc

Dell XPS 17 9710
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
  • IR Camera
Security
  • 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 9710
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

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Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about Dell XPS 17 9710.

Supports Windows 11

Dell XPS 17 9710 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsDell XPS 17 9710
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i5-11400H → Intel Core i9-11900H
4GB RAM4GB → 64GB
64GB Drive256GB → 8TB
2 Cores CPU6 → 8 cores
Upgradable storage

Dell XPS 17 9710 comes with two M.2 slots that you can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device. Learn more

Storage SlotsDell XPS 17 9710
M.2x2
Upgradable memory

The Dell XPS 17 9710 has two RAM slots which you can use to add or replace with a larger one if it isn't already at the maximum size that the system chipset support. Learn more

MemoryDell XPS 17 9710
Slotsx2
TypeDDR4
Speed3200 MHz
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6 70W TGP

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

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

What's missing

Downsides over its predecessor.

About 5% heavier

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

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

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