Review Dell XPS 17 (9710) Review: Firing on All Cylinders

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Yeah but with connected standby Dell have screwed up sleep mode so shutting the lid no longer turns off the fans (S3 mode) meaning you have to shut it down fully or it will cook itself in your bag.
All new Dells are useless as laptops in that regard
 

Howardohyea

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To me, this is really expensive and from the hardware you get I think it's somewhat underwhelming.

I seen some laptops with the i7 11370H (35w) with a 3060 for less than half the price.

Edit: I just realized the 11370H is 4 cores while the 11800H is 8. Actually this laptop doesn't seem that bad now
 
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PapaCrazy

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Customers are already reporting that wobbly, loose trackpads continue to be a problem, as well as the hinge not closing all the way. Dell not only has bad QC, they fundamentally just don't care about customers if they are willing to let issues like these plague gen after gen.
 

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Yeah but with connected standby Dell have screwed up sleep mode so shutting the lid no longer turns off the fans (S3 mode) meaning you have to shut it down fully or it will cook itself in your bag.
All new Dells are useless as laptops in that regard
My Dell 9710 did that very thing today. Must have put it into standby instead of shutdown/laptop didn't shutdown all the way before I closed it. Threw it in my bag to go workout. Come back to my locker about 45 mins later and the fans are at full tilt 100% and the laptop was literally so hot I couldn't pick it up bare handed. Had to use my shirt just to open it up and power it down. :(
 

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