Dell XPS 15 (L501x) notebook

Dell XPS 15 (L501x) review: This Core i7 Dell laptop is equipped with a Full HD screen

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  • Expert Rating

    3.75 / 5
  • User Rating

    2.50 / 5 (of 6 Reviews)
  • Price

    $ 1,544.00 (AUD)

User Reviews:

Dave

2.0

1

Pros
Blu-Ray, lighted keys, screen decent, hinges work and dont break
Cons
Runs so hot I could cook dinner on it; fries all the compnents then doesn't work, including motherboard and battery
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I've had this puppy since 2010, It worked great out of the box, but in 6 months the heard drive failed. In another 6 months the motherboard failed, The replacement one lasted less than a month. Finally this one has lasted but runs hot and slow. Currently either the motherboard or the video card is failing, it brrrrps when playing videos or music.The keys are sturdy and look great lit up, but don't feel as nice as others and are a bit noisy. The screen has to be aimed just right to see correctly, but has held up well. Battery is heavy and still didn't last long. Speakers are the best I've ecer heard on a laptop, which is why I chose over Sony. If I had to do it again I'd take the Sony

Blake

1.5

2

Pros
The screen and sound quality are great, along with the backlit keyboard
Cons
not very expansive, runs way too hot to advertise itself as a viable gaming laptop. 2x USB ports. Mouse pad loves to interfere with your typing
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You can't get the performance you want to demand out of this device. 4 i7 cores that can't run at their full potential because you'll fry everything on the inside. I can accomplish the tasks of simple computing with ease. Programs open very fast, they run well for the first 2 minutes, then it's time to play freeze out, get your house fans and point them at this puppy.

Horsedick.enpeg

0.0

3

Pros
the laptop
Cons
crashes regularly, shit processor, fucked up ram, crappy video card, wifi driver causes computer crash, battery is fucking huge, battery doesnt last very long, not very portable, laptop gets hot as shit, and isn't worth $1,500 at all.
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its shit.

David

4.5

4

Pros
The ultimate powerhouse.
Cons
Perfect replacement for a heater
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If you want power this is the machine to get, but lacks strong battery life. Reliable but operates at burning temperatures. It's still great though

beau daniel

5.0

5

Pros
Everything
Cons
Nothing
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I recently bought one of these secondhand for only $800, its a few months old and has 3 years warranty.

I guess I got lucky because it has the i7 Quadcore.

I would recommend this laptop to anyone, its not super portable (wont fit in my backpack lol) but it is very powerful and I have been gaming on it hard out.

John

0.5

6

Pros
Apple iPad
Cons
Dell
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Very Hot..and not in good way. Battery life is crap.

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