Help Me Choose: Graphics Card

Whether you’re watching DVDs, surfing the web or playing games on your laptop, the quality of your experience is a reflection on your graphics card. Along with the computer display itself, the video card determines image clarity, color brilliance and motion accuracy.

For your XPS, there are two different types of graphics solutions:

    •  Integrated graphics (UMA)
    •  Optional discrete graphics cards (Discrete GPUs)
GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 615Intel® HD Graphics 620Intel® ® Iris™ Plus Graphics 640Intel® HD Graphics 630NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 1050 with 4GB GDDR5 graphics
Systems SupportedXPS 13 2in-1XPS 13XPS 13 XPS 15XPS 15
Discrete/Integrated integratedintegratedintegratedintegrateddiscrete
Discrete Memory N/AN/AN/AN/A4GB
Graphics Memory Interface 128 bit 128 bit128 bit128 bit128 bit
Memory Type LPDDR3LPDDR3 LPDDR3LPDDR3GDDR5
DirectX 1212121212
Dual Display Support YesYes YesYesYes
NVIDIA Optimus™ Technology N/AN/AN/AN/AYes
NVIDIA PhysX® capable N/AN/A N/AN/AYes