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a noobish question but do dell laptops come with integrated wifi or do you have to put a wifi card in the express slot?if you do this would be a bummer as i want an xfi for that slot
    
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edit: oh and its a inspiron 1520 with a core 2 duo chip
    
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post #13 of 21
Most Dell laptops do come with (Centrino) Integrated wireless, but the budget AMD ones as far as I know don't.
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post #14 of 21
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thats what i thought...its a standard thing now with intel laptops its just on the dell site it says about wifi cards in the express card slot for the inspiron 1520...hmm im confused by this one
    
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post #15 of 21
Yes, almost all Dell laptops have an area on the mobo to add a wifi card...not all of them COME with the card at the basic price, but you can add one to almost any laptop they have out now, and no it wouldn't take up that slot...it would be an internal card

OH, and I'd recommend not getting a desktop processor in a laptop as well..I mean, yeah, if you want to game on the laptop you would, but I'd just spend the extra money on a DESKTOP to game on, and a laptop for a nice long battery life portable! My XPS runs for 1.5 hours with no activity, and like 20-30 minutes playing a game LOL
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post #16 of 21
Why not go for a laptop with an nvidia 8 series in it?

like the Dell Inspiron XPS 1330
post #17 of 21
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its the inspiron 1520 with the upgraded graphics card i was looking at. the 8600m gt, i noticed it on some one elses post and decided to have a look
    
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post #18 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by funkycasey View Post
mmmm go with anything over the ATI 9700 if you are planning on playing CS:S, LOL I have to turn everything on low to get like 30 fps on my Dell XPS laptop
off topic, but it's probably your CPU holding you back, not the g-card. at least when it comes to CSS.
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post #19 of 21
I have a 7600 Go in my laptop, specs in my sig, and it seems to play all the games i have on decent settings. But, if you can find a good 8 series gfx card laptop , that would be brilliant for you.
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post #20 of 21
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what games do you play?if you dont mind me asking?
    
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