Head-To-Head: Dell Venue 11 Pro Vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 2


The Surface Pro 2 will contain a fourth-generation Intel Core i5-4200U dual-core 1.6GHz processor with 4 or 8 GB of RAM. For the Venue 11 Pro, Dell will offer a choice of Intel processors to best suit the intended use; all are 64-bit and most are also Haswell. On the low end are the Atom Z3770 1.4GHz quad-core and the Pentium 3560Y 1.2GHz dual-core Bay Trail processors. For more demanding applications, Dell offers models with the 1.5GHz Core i3 4020Y, the 1.5GHz Core i5 4210Y and the 1.6GHz Core i5 4300Y, all of these are two-core/four-thread Haswell parts that can address as much as 16 GB of RAM. However, the Venue 11 Pro itself is offered with a maximum of 8 GB.

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