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XPS 15 (L521X) Owner's Lounge

Discussion in 'Dell XPS and Studio XPS' started by Muddy, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. Muddy

    Muddy Notebook Enthusiast

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    Started a new thread. Pulled the trigger on one on launch day, ETA: 06/28

    I will be installing a crucial m4 256 ssd as soon as I get mine today, also will be verifying if my XPS has one 8gig memory module or 2x4 gigs. I opted for the model with the 750gb hard drive, 32 gig msata,and blu ray drive.
     
  2. downlinx

    downlinx Notebook Consultant

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    Got one in my hands right now, hahaha.
    i have the 4gb (added another 4 myself), only 500gb HD(added a 256gb Crucial m4 Myself), gt630m.
     
  3. chrisholland03

    chrisholland03 Notebook Guru

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    There still seems to be a lot of confusion about launch day orders that were entered as fast ship on 6/27.

    I'm still showing delivery on 7/10 online, and the Dell rep I spoke with yesterday confirmed it would ship 6/27. The rep I spoke with this morning said it still hasn't shipped, and may in the next 3-5 business days.
     
  4. Elands

    Elands Notebook Evangelist

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    Ordered the same one on the 26th but my expected delivery is expected 7/10 even though I have 2 day business shipping. Contacted them hoping to get it early next week.
     
  5. Nyceis

    Nyceis Notebook Deity

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    I ordered 6/26, supposed to ship yesterday. Has not shipped yet. My sales rep said they're on their way to the fedex location, should show tracking by tomorrow morning, probably delivered on Monday.

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    downlinx Notebook Consultant

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    awesome for you guys, you will love them.
     
  7. Elands

    Elands Notebook Evangelist

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    Really have to thank you downlinx for your review helped with the decision tremendously.
     
  8. Muddy

    Muddy Notebook Enthusiast

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    I just got mine today! Have it sitting right in front of me.
     
  9. Elands

    Elands Notebook Evangelist

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    So yours shipped yesterday and you bought it on the 26th?
     
  10. Muddy

    Muddy Notebook Enthusiast

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    Ya I ordered it on the 26th before 9:30am Central Time.
     
  11. Elands

    Elands Notebook Evangelist

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    Damn I must have missed the time deadline for the quick ship... Bummer looks like a few more days of waiting for me :(
     
  12. Muddy

    Muddy Notebook Enthusiast

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    Trying to open the bottom of the laptop is a pain in the . I have one screw left that just won't move! Also I confirmed it. It has 2x4 gig memory sticks if you ordered the 8 gig version. Going to be a pain to upgrade.
     
  13. Nyceis

    Nyceis Notebook Deity

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    Aw, that stinks. Which config did you get?

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  14. Muddy

    Muddy Notebook Enthusiast

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    I got the 1699 configuration with the 750gb hdd, with 32gb msata 8 gb of memory, and blu ray drive.

    I do admit it does start up very nicely with msata drive, and I really love the screen.
     
  15. Risco

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    Muddy can you do me a small favour and load a YouTube HD video on battery and also while plugged in. Does the fan spin up at all under either circumstances?
     
  16. Elands

    Elands Notebook Evangelist

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    Nooooo our worst nightmares have come true! Atleast 8 gigs will serve will for a few years until I'll be forced to upgrade to 16.
     
  17. Muddy

    Muddy Notebook Enthusiast

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    I ran a 1080p video on youtube for 5 minutes on battery and plugged in. It was the same. Fan did not spin up, and computer remained quite. It did get a little warm by the USB ports.
     
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    Hey Muddy what are your numbers for Windows Experience Index? Or a screen cap.
     
  19. LeapingGnome

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    I received my order confirmation email at 11:15am est 6/26, mine still says estimated delivery 7/10 online which really ticks me off since when I ordered it it said it would ship the next day. I got the $1699 config too.

    Muddy, did your order status actually update to shipped with a tracking number when yours shipped?
     
  20. Muddy

    Muddy Notebook Enthusiast

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    Here you go! This is all stock 1699 config. It shows as 5.9 because of the hdd
    http://i49.tinypic.com/52kpx0.jpg

    My ship date updated the same day it was shipped. I had a tracking number by the end of the night on tuesday.

    I also noticed this HDD runs very warm, and its located right under your left hand. I can't wait to put in my crucial m4 ssd
     
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