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UPDATE: Dell Outlet: XPS 14 Ultrabook (laptop) $565+tax (A/C) or $490+tax with $75 giftcard, i5-3317U, 4GB ram, 900p 14" LCD, 32GB SSDR mSATA Card & 500GB (5400rpm)

candrarya 110 March 11, 2013 at 01:46 AM in Computers (3) More Dell Home Outlet Deals
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DEAL IS STILL LIVE! AND BETTER THEN EVER IF YOU CAN SNAG ONE. TRY AROUND 3am PST if you really want one.

Link to where you can find it in the outlet [dell.com]

SEE WIKI FOR $75 off with Gift Card.

Look for the price range: $869.00 - $919.00 and you should find a few of the $915 models available.

Use Coupon: 1BFG7QB1B9K82N

Link to review [engadget.com]

Complete Specs:

Processor: Intel Core i5-3317U 3rd Generation Processor (3M Cache, up to 2.6 GHz)
Windows 8
Dell outlet XPS 14 Ultrabook
32GB SSDR mSATA Card
500 GB SATA Hard Drive (5400 RPM)
4GB Single Channel DDR3 1600MHz
Intel HD Graphics 4000
Silver Anodized Aluminium
14.0 HD+ 900p True Life Infinity Display with Skype-Certified Hi-Def Webcam
8 Cell Primary Battery
Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 and Bluetooth 3.0
English Keyboard
US English Keyboard, 80 Key
125V Power Cord
65W AC Adapter
Badge
PWA Daughterboard
Windows 64 Bit

This laptop is nice, BUT has had some known issues with wifi (which may have been resolved) and has some complaints about the touchpad being too large (although it does function like a macbook touchpad with the central click).wave
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Last Edited by worthmining March 24, 2013 at 07:03 PM
Another review is this. Any review has to have benchmarking numbers. The notebookreview.com has no benchmarking numbers.

http://www.legitreviews.com/article/2102/5/

*Some of us have had success with Chat adjusting the $919 priced model to $915 under the premise that they are the exact same specs.

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#3
Not a very good deal compared to the recent Lenovo Yoga or ASUS UX31A deals.
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Not a very good deal compared to the recent Lenovo Yoga or ASUS UX31A deals.
Never owned a Yoga, but they don't even feel up to bar with this XPS ultrabook at all. I went and messed with one at my local best buy.

I have an XPS 14, and think the trackpad is large. I even have relatively long fingers. The wifi issues seem to be resolved with the driver update, I had it disconnect on me the first day and not reconnect then when I did a fresh windows 7 install (I hate tiles) and put the latest on the dell website the laptop worked flawlessly.

I got mine for 590 otd at bestbuy. This is a great price.

-Some things to note
-it is heavier (a little bit lighter than a macbook pro) but feels solid quality wise
-The magnesium (like the surface) collects oil on your palms
-Keys are probably the cheapest feature on the laptop but they even don't feel that cheap
-Everything (box and all) feels high quality
-Has a small SSD and regular 2.5mm 7mm HDD in raid, you can format both and use one as storage if you please that is what I did
-when charging the LED blinks orange, when done it turns off outside
-Gorilla glass looks and feels sharp
-When closed it looks stunning with its aluminum build
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Quote from Ezio View Post :
Not a very good deal compared to the recent Lenovo Yoga or ASUS UX31A deals.
Here's some reference points in this regard. I noted battery life difference, 90 day warranty on UX31A, and screen size differences. Also the XPS 14 Ultrabook has some features that are quite different: very good speakers on all XPS models including this one, long battery life, excellent build quality, widi, etc. Also if a person doesn't really care for touch screen that will be a factor.

Recent Lenovo Yoga Thread with nearly same specs

and a Review of the Lenovo Yoga [engadget.com]

Recent ASUS Zenbook UX31A Ultrabook (refurbished) Thread

and both of those deals are dead
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Oh wow, I was just about to push the buy now button until I realized it doesn't have integrated graphics. That's the main reason why the XPS line stood out from the rest... Guess it wasn't that great of a deal compared to some of the others after all.

At least it's customizable where you can install two hard drives on it. You get the best of both worlds that way
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Quote from NE0tekk View Post :
Oh wow, I was just about to push the buy now button until I realized it doesn't have integrated graphics. That's the main reason why the XPS line stood out from the rest... Guess it wasn't that great of a deal compared to some of the others after all.
The other deals posted above are all integrated. Are there any comparable ultrabook type deals with integrated grfx? I haven't seen it. Also there are many reasons why the XPS line "stands out" from the crowd of laptops: first and foremost the build quality is superb to say the least.
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The other deals posted above are all integrated. Are there any comparable ultrabook type deals with integrated grfx? I haven't seen it. Also there are many reasons why the XPS line "stands out" from the crowd of laptops: first and foremost the build quality is superb to say the least.
Check the other laptops in the XPS line. MOST of them have dedicated graphics. I know the other laptops you guys are comparing this to have integrated graphics. I beg to differ. I still believe that dedicated graphics was the most attractive feature of the XPS laptops.

Take a look at the benchmarks between some of the dedicated graphics compared to the integrated ones. Some of the older xps laptops have a better dedicated graphics card than some of these with the integrated HD4000.
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Check the other laptops in the XPS line. MOST of them have dedicated graphics. I know the other laptops you guys are comparing this to have integrated graphics. I beg to differ. I still believe that dedicated graphics was the most attractive feature of the XPS laptops.

Take a look at the benchmarks between some of the dedicated graphics compared to the integrated ones. Some of the older xps laptops have a better dedicated graphics card than some of these with the integrated HD4000.
I guess my experience is that integrated vs dedicated graphics is a practical choice everyone has to make whether its an xps laptop or not. Only the 15 and17 in XPS laptops are solely dedicated graphics, and it has been well researched that HD4000 integrated graphics are nearly up to par with the 525m 540m 555m that came with the 2nd gen i-core XPS models. That being said almost all of the 14in, 13in, 12in ultrabook type XPS models are developed with a base model including integrated graphics. The obvious reason being they most likely will not apply to an ultrabook (or typically small form factor) user.

Possibly you can supply links and comparisons and we can have a more fruitful discussion. I'm fairly certain most XPS 14 Ultrabook buyers are not gamers as the screen is not 1080p and the 14" screen is not considered "great" by most. (I will say that the XPS 14 Ultrabook screen is brighter then my XPS 15 L502X 1080p screen). If someone is using the XP 14 laptop for Graphic Design, Rendering, 3D modeling, then the screen won't be so nice also and I have done all of those things sufficiently with the (HD4000 comparable) GTX540M.
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Quote from shanarya View Post :
I guess my experience is that integrated vs dedicated graphics is a practical choice everyone has to make whether its an xps laptop or not. Only the 15 and17 in XPS laptops are solely dedicated graphics, and it has been well researched that HD4000 integrated graphics are nearly up to par with the 525m 540m 555m that came with the 2nd gen i-core XPS models. That being said almost all of the 14in, 13in, 12in ultrabook type XPS models are developed with a base model including integrated graphics. The obvious reason being they most likely will not apply to an ultrabook (or typically small form factor) user.

Possibly you can supply links and comparisons and we can have a more fruitful discussion. I'm fairly certain most XPS 14 Ultrabook buyers are not gamers as the screen is not 1080p and the 14" screen is not considered "great" by most. (I will say that the XPS 14 Ultrabook screen is brighter then my XPS 15 L502X 1080p screen). If someone is using the XP 14 laptop for Graphic Design, Rendering, 3D modeling, then the screen won't be so nice also and I have done all of those things sufficiently with the (HD4000 comparable) GTX540M.
Okay well here's a 540M benchmarked at 719
http://www.videocardbenchmark.net...540M&id=27

And here's the results of an Intel HD4000 benchmarked at 473
http://www.videocardbenchmark.net...+4000&id=2

Guess they're "about" the same
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Quote from shanarya View Post :
I guess my experience is that integrated vs dedicated graphics is a practical choice everyone has to make whether its an xps laptop or not. Only the 15 and17 in XPS laptops are solely dedicated graphics, and it has been well researched that HD4000 integrated graphics are nearly up to par with the 525m 540m 555m that came with the 2nd gen i-core XPS models. That being said almost all of the 14in, 13in, 12in ultrabook type XPS models are developed with a base model including integrated graphics. The obvious reason being they most likely will not apply to an ultrabook (or typically small form factor) user.

Possibly you can supply links and comparisons and we can have a more fruitful discussion. I'm fairly certain most XPS 14 Ultrabook buyers are not gamers as the screen is not 1080p and the 14" screen is not considered "great" by most. (I will say that the XPS 14 Ultrabook screen is brighter then my XPS 15 L502X 1080p screen). If someone is using the XP 14 laptop for Graphic Design, Rendering, 3D modeling, then the screen won't be so nice also and I have done all of those things sufficiently with the (HD4000 comparable) GTX540M.
Really? Intel's HD graphics are close to Nvidia's last generation mid-range mobile graphics? Show me the research
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Nice, no tax when shipping to APO address'! thx OP
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#13
great price for a really solid laptop

wonder if any coupons exist for the 15 xps line?

EDIT: actually saw one PB8G1?84T9NP42 on the dell outlet website, but applicable only for $1235 and below, and these are the non-i7 quad and GT630 gfx with no blue-ray, for $750. I think it is still great price though.

and sorry for the random non-related thread post.
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Never owned a Yoga, but they don't even feel up to bar with this XPS ultrabook at all. I went and messed with one at my local best buy.

I have an XPS 14, and think the trackpad is large. I even have relatively long fingers. The wifi issues seem to be resolved with the driver update, I had it disconnect on me the first day and not reconnect then when I did a fresh windows 7 install (I hate tiles) and put the latest on the dell website the laptop worked flawlessly.

I got mine for 590 otd at bestbuy. This is a great price.

-Some things to note
-it is heavier (a little bit lighter than a macbook pro) but feels solid quality wise
-The magnesium (like the surface) collects oil on your palms
-Keys are probably the cheapest feature on the laptop but they even don't feel that cheap
-Everything (box and all) feels high quality
-Has a small SSD and regular 2.5mm 7mm HDD in raid, you can format both and use one as storage if you please that is what I did
-when charging the LED blinks orange, when done it turns off outside
-Gorilla glass looks and feels sharp
-When closed it looks stunning with its aluminum build
XPS looks best when stashed somewhere in the basement or closet.

Even ACER looks better than any Dell.

Good luck going with this in public LMAO
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Quote from isleepwithgoats View Post :
XPS looks best when stashed somewhere in the basement or closet.

Even ACER looks better than any Dell.

Good luck going with this in public LMAO
The dell is a beautiful machine. I have loved my time with mine. LMAO everything about it feels well made.
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