View Full Version : Possibly getting a Studio 15 laptop

March 11th, 2009, 06:03 PM
Well, I'll possibly be getting a shiny, *new* Dell Studio 15 laptop. Dell offer Ubuntu on this laptop, but I'll need Windows (and then I'll partition the drive to put Ubuntu on it as dual boot). I assume the Windows laptop is no different from the Ubuntu laptop save for a few pounds. Has anyone had a good experience with this laptop, can they recommend it?

Thanks, Tom.

March 11th, 2009, 08:30 PM
I have a Studio 1535 and it's a really nice Laptop. I haven't tried Ubuntu on it yet as I don't hate Vista as much as I thought I would (Plus I need Office 2007 so I didn't see the point in getting rid of Vista). I've heard about problems with the Touch Media Buttons but I've not had any problems.

March 11th, 2009, 09:03 PM
Does anyone know how well it works with Compiz and 3D graphics? It's got a 256 MB ATI Radeon but how compatible is this?