Dell XPS 15 9500
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|Li-ion 86 Wh 6-Cell @11,4V
|Intel i5-10300H / i7-10750H / i7-10875H / i9-10885H
|4 - 64GB @2933Mhz
|SODIMM Dual channel
|2x M.2 (SATA and NVME x4 @Gen 3) 2230/2280 Max 2TB
|USB Type - C
|Realtek ALC289, 2 Subwoofers + 2 speakers
|20V DC (USB PD)
The Dell XPS is a series of laptops, which have a focus more on design and quality of use, then performance.
Symptom or Problem Encountered
- Trackpad is loose
- Subwoofers don't work by default in Linux
- Contact Dell Support for a free repair
- Subwoofer fix TBD
To dissemble the laptop, you need to unscrew the 8 torx 5 screws, then use a spudger to to unclip the clips. Start at the front corners, work your way to the middle, then start again at the front corners and make your way to the back. Then just lift up the bottom panel.
Feel free to disconnect the battery for safety using a two fingernails on the side of the connector, wiggle it out. The battery connector is located in the bottom right corner.