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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Dell XPS 15z laptop. If you have the Dell XPS 15z and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.
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For full specifications see the Dell XPS 15z specifications page.
|Name||Dell XPS 15z|
|Processor||Intel Core™ i5-2410M processor 2.30 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 2.90 GHz
Intel Core™ i7-2620M processor 2.70 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.40 GHz
|Screen||15.6“ (1366×768) Widescreen
15.6” (1920×1080) Widescreen
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||up to 750GB|
|Graphics||NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 525M|
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6230 802.11 agn (2×2)
|Card Reader||Works||Needs kernel 3.2.0 or later to function.|
The NVIDIA graphics chip in this laptop requires the Bumblebee project to work correctly.
The Dell XPS 15z works quite well with Linux with distriubtions using kernel 3.2.0 or later.