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    Dell XPS 17 (L701x)

    Hi all, As I can't post a topic in the Laptop section (because I'm a "new user") I'll post it here I recently bought a Dell XPS 17 laptop, and I tried installing OSX 10.6 on it, the laptop has the following specs. - Intel i7 740 QM - Nvidia GT445M (3GB) - 4GB DDR3 1333Mhz (2x 2GB) - Intel Wifilink 1000BGN - 2x USB 2.0 Ports - 2x USB 3.0 Ports - Realtek ethernet (I dont know wich one) - JBL 2.1 Sound The progress on installing it on this laptop is going pretty well, here is what i have currently working and what is not working. What is currently working - Sound (VoodooHda) - 64 Bit - Nice resolution (1600x900) - USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports - Processor detection What is probably working - Power management (Battery life is a bit shorter then in Windows, should it be longer?????), Restart and shutdown is working. - Speedstep (I don't know how to check if it is, yes I'm noob) - Nvidia GT445M , About this Mac fully detects the graphics card with 3GB of Memmory, but I don't know if QE/CI is working, how do i check if it is??? Yes and again : I'm a noob - Ethernet : I dont use it a lot but I will try to get it working with some kext's (probably Realtek8XXX.kext???) What's not working - Sleep mode, when I put it in sleep it turns off for 2 sec and after that it boots up again with a black screen (look likes it's doing nothing??). When I hold the power button in the laptop fully turns off and when I start it up it uses the hibernate image, so the only problem with this is that it boots when just turned off. - Wifi : Intel Wifilink 1000 BGN , It's tottaly unsupported, so I bought a dell WIFI card wich is (hopefully) supported OOB I think these are the only thing who aren't working (= nice????????) If everything is working , except the wificard, I will post a guide how to install it on this laptop. I hope you are able to help me because this laptop is very nice for a nice price. English is not my tongue language and I think I made many grammar/spelling mistakes, please don't blame me for that because I think it's understandable.