The Tim Sweeney have made many headlines this year, as the main character of Epic turbulent courtroom War with the Apple. The CEO appears to have revealed an equally noteworthy side of himself. The Sweeney affinity for the XPS 17 dates, as far back as September of this year.
Executive tweeted a link to Dell XPS 17 purchase page, on 29th remarking that the laptop has the great options, simple view, customer friendly defaults, with reasonable prices and easy check out.
Two months later a new tweet suggests that the Sweeney has joined the ranks of XPS 17 users. He does not directly states that, he is purchased an XPS 17 and him impressions indicate that he is spent at least some hands on time with the device. On twitter the Tim Sweeney write that Dell XPS 17 is the good laptop but not great.
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The Amazing Screen with good keyboard and pad but the awkward Home end key placement for coding. But the primary concern is the cooling system. Dell XPS are the excellent and well worth their high sticker price but they are also notoriously incompetent at keeping their chips cool.
The XPS 15 is even worse offender in the past, the keyboard was toasty under any kind of load and the bottom was often so hot, that If the laptop on the lap. The noise to which Sweeney refers is likely coil whine which has been a common complaint against XPS laptops for the years now.
The XPS 17 straddles the line between the business and the consumer PC it is reasonable price and the customer friendly purchase interface, make it a viable buy for the single unit shoppers but it also has the thin and the light build as well as the power that cooperates customers often demand.
But the benefits still comes with tradeoffs that is particularly true when it comes to cooling heavy duty chips. The best manufactures on the market have not really figured out how to keep a work station as thin and light, as the XPS 17 both quiet and cold.