The XPS 15 was released in October 2010 and is a 15.6-inch laptop. Its base-price at release is $849 and it can be customized up to the Intel Core i7. It is equipped with a 2010 NVIDIA GT 435M or 420M video card, and can be customized with up to 8 GB of DDR3 memory.This makes it a good gaming laptop.The base model comes with 500GB 7200 RPM SATA hard drive. The computer can either have a 640 GB 7200 RPM SATA hard drive, or a 256 GB solid state drive. It also contains a 16x DVD/Blu-Ray reader/burner, and a 9-in-1 media card reader. The screen resolution is either 1366 X 768 or 1920 X 1080. The nvidia graphics card used in dell 15 (L501x) turns off or on automatically for specific applications demanding dedicated graphics. It has integrated JBL 2.1 Speakers + Waves MaxxAudio® enhancement.It is equipped with 2 MP web cam.