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22 hours with extended bulky battery I guess? ..... and also min brightness + no wifi?
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post #32 of 57
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Originally Posted by killerfromsky View Post

I know! There are some decent ones out there though, just non of them tick all my boxes...

T460p: thermal and TDP throttle

I'm just hoping for a skull canyon laptop with proper screen and keyboard.
I dont care about how thin my laptop is, I want performance with an acceptable footprint (13-14 inch).
Very similar to my criteria.
But this sounds like you're you suggesting this new XPS with 6560U doesn't throttle. Check out a few reviews - it's absolutely terrible! It might not thermal throttle if you repaste it, but it absolutely TDP throttles to the miserable 15W, with ~9W for the GPU and only ~6W on the CPU when gaming - giving it a performance close to a Core m CPU.

If you want performance there's no real competition here - the higher TDP machine will invariably always win.
The 6560U even under optimal conditions doesn't have a chance against even the cheapest 6300HQ in the T460p...

One of the reasons I'm still on a T420; no new laptop has significantly beaten the sustained performance of the 45W Sandy/Ivy quad cores in laptops.

I would wait for the coming Kaby ULV quad cores if you really need power; or if you need massive performance wait for the KabyEDIT: Coffee Lake mobile Hexa cores.
Maybe then Intel will go with the sensible compromise of 25W (the way AMD does, or Lenovo with their cTDP down).
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Check out the Xiaomi Notebook Air 12 and 13.

12.3" = M3-6Y30 - 4GB DDR3 - Integrated - 128GB SSD expandable - 1080p $600
13.3" = i5 6200U - 8GB DDR4 - 940M 1GB - 250GB SSD expandable - 1080p $900
post #34 of 57
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kremtok View Post

Same here. I'm holding off on a new notebook purchase until there's a good 13" with DDR4.

I know! There are some decent ones out there though, just non of them tick all my boxes...


Thinkpad 13: no backlit keyboard, weak construction around screen.
ZenBook: mediocre keyboard at best
Dell E7470: thicks most boxes but a little big
Dell E7270: no pcie M2
T460s: overpriced imo
T460p: thermal and TDP throttle
X260: single dim slot

I'm just hoping for a skull canyon laptop with proper screen and keyboard.
I dont care about how thin my laptop is, I want performance with an acceptable footprint (13-14 inch).

Clevo P640RE. Can vouch for this laptop personally. Bought mine at Eurocom for $1100 after everything I wanted.
     
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Clevo P640RE. Can vouch for this laptop personally. Bought mine at Eurocom for $1100 after everything I wanted.

Weight: 2.2kg/49lbs.
Uhm... But that's a different category. Should be 1kilo lighter.
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Clevo P640RE. Can vouch for this laptop personally. Bought mine at Eurocom for $1100 after everything I wanted.

Weight: 2.2kg/49lbs.
Uhm... But that's a different category. Should be 1kilo lighter.

Ah, my bad. Didn't have time to view the source before I left. tongue.gif

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22 hours with extended bulky battery I guess? ..... and also min brightness + no wifi?

Nope, 22 hours(up from 18 hours on Skylake) comes from Kaby Lake + 4Whr larger battery. I only used the Broadwell version(15 hour claimed and delivered) of XPS 13 but Dell's battery life claim on those are quite accurate(as mine does 15 hour note taking/web broswing no problem).
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Have the kaby xps 13 put on sale yet? On Dell's website they still sell the old Skylake version.
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Clevo P640RE. Can vouch for this laptop personally. Bought mine at Eurocom for $1100 after everything I wanted.

Forgot to mention the clevo. I was hoping for a P641RF, but hard to find and warranty is highly dependant on the reseller.
Besides the batterylife is subpar. I dont need a 965m either, just raw processing power.
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Am I the only one that does not like / hate the arrow keys in these laptops? I play a lot of older games where I need to use arrow keys but just cant get deal with half size keys. They are these companies so obsessed with Apple.
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