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Dell's Singapore operation has outed a "special edition" Inspiron 15R equipped with an Ivy Bridge processor. Dell Inspiron 15R The CPU in question is the Intel Core i7-3612QM, a 2.1GHz part, backed by 6-8GB of 1600MHz DDR 3 memory depending on which of the two available models you pick if and when it arrives over here. I'd …

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They are going to have a hard time selling them

They've got rounded corners!

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I'd think twice.....

....about buying Dell again after the huge drop in build quality between my original Inspiron 9300 and the cheap plasticy Studio 17, who's trackpad has a mind of its own, that replaced it.

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Nice Exchange Rate

Who is offering the $2.01 exchange rate you have there?

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Re: Nice Exchange Rate

Sing dollars - S$2.01:£1 seems about right to me

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Not so Special

Why on earth did they waste time creating "special" editions of their most boring and mediocre laptops?

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hang on there

Do my eyes deceive me? 1080 vertical pixels on a 15" screen?

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Yes that vertical res looks awesome, its annoying how rare laptops are that have decent vertical resolution. I don't care about how many there are going across. 1680x1050 would be a nice compromise, especially on a 14" (train-friendly) screen.

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BTW i like the keyboard... hasnt got those silly half height arrow keys.

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Indeed, that's what the article says.

Finally, a 15" laptop that might actually offer me a replacement for my Acer Ferrari 4005 (which is only about 5/6 years old now) at a reasonable price point.

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vertical res looks awesome

"awesome" is a funny way of describing something worse than I had in 2004. Should be twice that by now, and 768 on the 700 quid one is a hell of an insult

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