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Dell Xps 15 Vs Dell Xps 15z

by DMs1ck / June 29, 2011 2:45 AM PDT

I am soon buying a new laptop for college(I plan to game on it a bit) and are looking at the two of these. The differences I'm wanting to know about are in the i7 processors the original xps15 uses a 2nd generation Intel

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by t8kiteasy / June 29, 2011 3:00 AM PDT

The B+RGLED is a better choice of screens,i recieved a XPS 17 L702X as a system replacement with the AG screen,it was like looking on a painting canvas.Like the old Matte screens.The biggest difference between the 2 systems,Dell is trying to go to the slim (Z series XPS) line laptops.My system has the i7-2620(which is a quad core) and performs very well.It's a matter of choice,do you want the slim line system(15Z) or the standard 15.15Z comes with nVidia GT 525M,which dell lists as 1GB and 2GB(don't understand that) XPS 15 comes with nVidia GT 550M if i remember correctly.

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by DMs1ck / June 29, 2011 3:11 AM PDT

Will I see much of a performance difference between the two processors?

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Dell Xps 15 Vs Dell Xps 15z
by t8kiteasy / June 29, 2011 3:13 AM PDT

In terms of real time gains,no,not really.we are talking about a .10 increase in CPU that is not even worth the price difference in the two.

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