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From: Mick <michaelkintzios@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] [OT] Dell XPS16 for Christmas?
Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2009 20:05:56
1 I have been thinking of buying this laptop and was looking at the Gentoo Wiki
2 which shows relatively good hardware compatibility, except for the radeon card
3 which is now an older offering:
7 The current spec on the UK Dell website shows 1GB ATI® Radeon™ HD 4670 (see
8 below).
9 ================================================================
10 PROCESSOR: Intel® Core™ i7 Processor 720QM (1.60Ghz, 6MB cache)
11 LCD: Black Leather back cover : 15.6" (inch) Truelife 1080p Full HD WLED Edge
12 to Edge Display
13 MEMORY: 4096MB 1333MHz Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM [2x2048]
14 HARD DRIVE: 500GB (7,200rpm) Free Fall Sensor Hard Drive
15 PRIMARY BATTERY: 9-cell 85Whr Lithium Ion battery
16 OPTICAL DRIVE: Internal Blu-Ray ROM (Blu-Ray read, DVD and CD read & Write)
17 Optical Drive
18 GRAPHICS CARD: 1GB ATI® Radeon™ HD 4670 graphics card
19 WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY: Dell Wireless 1397 Mini Card (802.11 b/g)
20 BLUETOOTH: Dell Wireless 370 Bluetooth Module
21 ================================================================
23 According to these links the RadeonHD driver is experimental:
27 Does anyone have experience with this driver, or better yet, this laptop?
28 Shall I buy or shall I shy away from it?
29 --
30 Regards,
31 Mick


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Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] Dell XPS16 for Christmas? Paul Hartman <paul.hartman+gentoo@×××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] Dell XPS16 for Christmas? "J. Roeleveld" <joost@××××××××.org>