The Dell XPS 15 laptop for 2012 wears L521X model name.
The XPS 15 L521X 0.91-inch thin aluminum notebook with a 15.6-inch screen competes against the HP Envy 6, MacBook Pro 15, and other thin and stylish laptops. It comes with the 3rd Generation Intel Core processors. The offered Ivy Bridge CPUs include the dual-core i5-3210M and quad-core i7-3612QM, with Passmark scores of 3,654 and 7,927 points, respectively. Graphics is displayed on a 15.6″ 1080p 350-nit display with edge-to-edge Gorilla glass, with help of Nvidia’s GT 630M or 640M dedicated video cards. The notebook has up to 1TB of traditional HDD storage and up to 16GB of RAM. The specs reveal that the laptop is offered with additional miniCard SSD with 32 – 128GB capacity for faster system boot ups and resumes, as well as a built-in DVD burner or Blu-ray combo drive. The battery used in the 2012 XPS 15 is a nine-cell 65WHr unit instead of a usual six-cell one, and the notebook also has optionally built-in Trusted Platform Module.