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I compared the 4K screen of 7559 and XPS15, i found XPS screen renders text much better.
7559 4K screen text looks jagged. Squint at the 'W', 7559 one is clearly the more jaggy, but it is strange how come 4K screens can differ so badly at text rendering? thumb.gif
It could have been the clear type setting in Windows 10...
I tested out the 4k screen in the MS store and it seems not very bright. The notebook check reviews show that the regular 1080p screen is quite a bit brighter than the 4k. Which for me, I wouldn't need anything more than 1080p.
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Nope both were default Win10 demo set, set at 225% scaling and max brightness (to prevent PWM errors).

Clearly the 4K screen in XPS15 is much more impressive than 7559. thumb.gif
    
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Nope both were default Win10 demo set, set at 225% scaling and max brightness (to prevent PWM errors).

Clearly the 4K screen in XPS15 is much more impressive than 7559. thumb.gif

I fail to see why 4K is even remotely a thing to consider. The only reason I'd ever get a 4K screen on a laptop would be if I got a 980M with the machine. If the computer is unable to drive the resolution doing what it's designed to do, then it's a useless addition.

I'm not surprised that the XPS version has a better screen. One's almost $1,000 more expensive than the other, this should be of no surprise. The money has to go somewhere.
     
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Dont think I would consider 4K even with a 980m to be honest, if anything 1440 would be an interesting jump
    
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Lol tested your same inspiron here at microcenter just a few minutes ago. Ran p95 with hwmonitor up. Instantly went to 95c in like 2 seconds. Lol guess they got a lemon on display.
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4K is godly for text rendering.

Gaming is not good but i am ok not gaming on my laptop. thumb.gif
    
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Lol tested your same inspiron here at microcenter just a few minutes ago. Ran p95 with hwmonitor up. Instantly went to 95c in like 2 seconds. Lol guess they got a lemon on display.

Wait what?! xD Holy crap. Yeah no kidding... Because this thing stays at like... 77*C in Prime 95 for just the CPU test. Dell doesn't always do the best thermal paste applications it'd seem...

I'm kinda shocked about these temps I'm hearing about. Every other person says something different. Quite literally. Mine sit at 77*C CPU and 75*C GPU under the highest possible load I've ever seen in games and/or plain stress testing. But here we have other people who claim upper 90s...? I know the i7 model runs a lot warmer, but I didn't think it'd matter THAT much with how powerful the cooling solution is. blinksmiley.gif
     
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Lol tested your same inspiron here at microcenter just a few minutes ago. Ran p95 with hwmonitor up. Instantly went to 95c in like 2 seconds. Lol guess they got a lemon on display.

Wait what?! xD Holy crap. Yeah no kidding... Because this thing stays at like... 77*C in Prime 95 for just the CPU test. Dell doesn't always do the best thermal paste applications it'd seem...

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Yea I hear you. Dell cakes the thermal paste on and its not always great contact either. The XPS 15 apparently has a plague of a bent cooler which doesn't make complete contact with the GPU, at least, it could make better contact.

This is one users review of the thermal paste job after he replaced the TIM. As you see the TIM on the side of the GPU is pretty thick, meaning poor contact. CPU looks surprisingly good! Once I get my XPS 15, hopefully after tax season, I'll repaste the CPU and GPU with CLU. Fingernail polish the caps on the GPU and leads on the CPU and we should be rockin!
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http://www.gaminglaptopsjunky.com/dell-inspiron-15-7559-review/

Interesting review of the system here if you haven't seen it already.
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Some of the graphs need a little work it seems as a couple were missing the max FPS lol, but overall very good review

I also like how they noted that even though it cant take the NVMe drives that SATA3 is more than enough for consumer use.
    
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