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XPS 13 laptops and XPS desktops get massive discounts at Dell today

Dell has been on an absolute tear recently, discounting computers and laptops left, right, and center, and now is the perfect time to take advantage of these Dell laptop deals, Dell XPS deals and other laptop deals as we think about heading back to school and back to work. Right now, Dell has a 13-inch XPS 13 laptop on sale for $150 off; meanwhile, they’re offering $200 off the XPS Desktop Special Edition, a standout from the other desktop computer deals. Those are some amazing discounts, timed perfectly for back-to-school and back-to-work season, so don’t let them get away.

13-inch XPS 13 laptop — $800, was $950

Dell XPS 13

You won’t find a more powerful, more portable 13-inch laptop than the XPS 13, according to our reviewers. Inside this XPS 13 is the 11th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with 8GB of onboard memory and 256GB of solid-state drive storage. Those are impressive specs, especially for a laptop this size — it’s only 15.88mm high, 302mm wide, and 199mm deep, and it weighs only 2.7 pounds. That’s tiny! And then there’s the 13.3-inch display screen with a four-sided InfinityEdge display. In addition to these great fundamentals, there’s an amazing HD webcam, killer Wi-Fi 6 technology, Windows 10 (which can soon be upgraded to 11), Intel Iris Xe Graphics, and a battery that lasts up to 14 hours. The connections are top-notch, too, with a USB-C port (which is great for charging and speedy file transfers) and two Thunderbolt 4 ports. This powerful, versatile, ultra-portable laptop is one of our favorites, and you can get $150 off for a limited time.

XPS Desktop Special Edition — $1,000, was $1,200

DELL XPS Desktop 8940

When you’re looking for power and speed in the truest sense, you have to look to desktops, and Dell has outdone themselves with their redesign of the Dell XPS desktop. The basics: An 11th-gen Intel Core i5-11400 processor is backed up by NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER 6GB GDDR6 graphics, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of SSD storage. This is a desktop ready to take on anything: The newest games, the largest editing programs for images, music, and video, you name it. It’s a multitasking monster and probably the most powerful XPS system ever built. This new version of the XPS is more compact than in previous years but no less easy to upgrade should you feel that you need to add some RAM, storage, or other supplements. At the same time, it’s been designed to keep its cool, literally — voltage regulator cooling will make sure this desktop maintains peak performance at all times without overheating (and it stays quiet, too). Add to this the amazing Wi-Fi and countless ports, including USB-C and HDMI, and you have one powerful, versatile machine, ready to take on anything, especially if you pair it with a screen from these desktop monitor deals.

More back-to-school laptop deals

We’ve rounded up all the best deals on the laptops you’ll need for heading back to school below.

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