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    JohnTranter
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    Mischelle, post: 243178, member: 60404 wrote:
    Darn it I am late to the party:

    https://www.linuxnow.com.au/nshpV6E48PA.html

    Is that the machine you use Mischelle? How do you rate it?

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    JohnTranter, post: 243182, member: 20554 wrote:
    Is that the machine you use Mischelle? How do you rate it?

    I use the 32GB RAM 512GB SSD drive version, great machines, I just quoted that one as I wasn’t sure a budget of $6K was an option LOL

    These all have Linux installed (you choose you OS), it saves mucking around with uninstalling Windows and all the accompanying software plugins :)

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    Mischelle, post: 243189, member: 60404 wrote:
    These all have Linux installed (you choose you OS), it saves mucking around with uninstalling Windows and all the accompanying software plugins :)

    That’s a good find, having Linux pre-installed may stop many headaches. I notice they do dual boot as well :)

    That’s a beast of a laptop you’ve got there!

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    Paul – FS Concierge, post: 243166, member: 78928 wrote:
    Good luck Greg – that screen sounds gorgeous to me!

    The screen is great, as is the fancy monitor. Funny thing though is that the monitor is “plug and play” on the MacAir, but I can’t use the new notebook because it doesn’t have a suitable port to take the monitor cable :mad:.

    Dell are either dumb or doing a bit of leveraged up selling (I suspect the latter). Now I have to buy (and wait for) an adapter so I can plug the XPS in…pretty weak that a monitor and a notebook from the same company can’t talk to each other with the stock cabling and ports. Another example of Mac’s “just working” imo.

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    Mischelle, post: 243178, member: 60404 wrote:
    Darn it I am late to the party:

    https://www.linuxnow.com.au/nshpV6E48PA.html

    Thanks for the link anyway they look like a good way to go…did notice that they’re nearly $700 more than the Dell for almost the same spec. Maybe they’re better machines but for that money I’m happy to back myself installing Linux ;)

    Cheers

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    Greg_M
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    Mischelle, post: 243189, member: 60404 wrote:
    I use the 32GB RAM 512GB SSD drive version, great machines, I just quoted that one as I wasn’t sure a budget of $6K was an option LOL

    These all have Linux installed (you choose you OS), it saves mucking around with uninstalling Windows and all the accompanying software plugins :)

    It’s a wonder it doesn’t fly with that much RAM, guess it depends what you’re doing, nothing I do is that graphics intensive.

    I never removed Windows when I was a full on Linux user, I’d just get a big grin on my face and wipe the whole hard drive clean.

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    Greg_M, post: 243201, member: 38207 wrote:
    The screen is great, as is the fancy monitor. Funny thing though is that the monitor is “plug and play” on the MacAir, but I can’t use the new notebook because it doesn’t have a suitable port to take the monitor cable :mad:.

    Dell are either dumb or doing a bit of leveraged up selling (I suspect the latter). Now I have to buy (and wait for) an adapter so I can plug the XPS in…pretty weak that a monitor and a notebook from the same company can’t talk to each other with the stock cabling and ports. Another example of Mac’s “just working” imo.
    That’s Dell imo – I was burnt years ago – they have changed somewhat from the days where they had proprietary power supplies and batteries.

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