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    Dell updates XPS 15 laptop with Kaby Lake CPU and Pascal GPU

    Can configure up to 4K screen, Intel Core i7-7700HQ CPU, and Nvidia GTX 1050 GPU.
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    Re: Dell updates XPS 15 laptop with Kaby Lake CPU and Pascal GPU

    I was hoping for a 1060 or at least a 1050Ti...No matter, it'll still be very powerful with the 1050.

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    Re: Dell updates XPS 15 laptop with Kaby Lake CPU and Pascal GPU

    With an ultra HD screen, that 1050 isn't looking up to snuff very much for gaming, I hope the screens support lower resolutions with decent clarity otherwise you are going to have a choice between playing a slideshow or playing a blurry mess.

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    Re: Dell updates XPS 15 laptop with Kaby Lake CPU and Pascal GPU

    Quote Originally Posted by EvilCycle View Post
    With an ultra HD screen, that 1050 isn't looking up to snuff very much for gaming, I hope the screens support lower resolutions with decent clarity otherwise you are going to have a choice between playing a slideshow or playing a blurry mess.
    I doubt playing at 1080p instead of 4k will be that much of an issue on a 15inch screen....it is a direct scaling of the screen so 4 pixels will be seen as 1 pixel in games.

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    Re: Dell updates XPS 15 laptop with Kaby Lake CPU and Pascal GPU

    I've been waiting for this to be anounced

    I need a new laptop for Web development and dont really want to have to use an mbp.

    Spec wise this should fit the bill nicely

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    Re: Dell updates XPS 15 laptop with Kaby Lake CPU and Pascal GPU

    Quote Originally Posted by plexabit View Post
    I was hoping for a 1060 or at least a 1050Ti...No matter, it'll still be very powerful with the 1050.
    It isn't capable of cooling the 960 without serious throttling issues so I doubt a 1060 would do anything other than catch fire.

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