SOLVED: Cannot PXE Boot From Dell Dock

After much effort, Jesse from Dell tech support has confirmed the that the Dell D3100, D1000, D6000, and DA100 docks are NOT supported for PXE booting. I have PXE booted from a Dell WD15 (shown below) with a Type-C connector on a Dell Latitude 7400 2 in 1 so I know that works. Note that getting PXE booting to work on the newer Dell laptops like the 7400 require some changes in the BIOS that do…

SOLVED: VIDEO: Dell Latitude 7400 2in1 Unboxing Disassembly Review & Benchmark

We unbox, mildly disassemble, review and then benchmark the new Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1 laptop. These are impressive devices that are both powerful and ultra-portable: The key specifications are: 8th generation Intel i5-8265U U = ultra low power for extended battery life 8GB RAM DDR3 256GB Class 40 SSD 14″ laptop in a 13″ all aluminum chassis 2.99lbs high quality touch screen that folds all the way back to turn into a tablet We compare the…

VIDEO: Dell Latitude 5490 Unboxing and Basic Disassembly To Change Hard Drives, Battery or Add Memory

The Dell Latitude 5490 is the 2018 replacement for the 5480 released in 2017.   The Latitude 5480 was an amazing corporate grade laptop that had the option to add a “Caching SSD” to massively boost the performance of a spinning hard disk.  Unfortunately the, that functionality has been removed from the 5490 and it will be missed. This video shows: What is in the box, aka the unboxing A quick tour of the ports on the…

VIDEO: Dell Latitude 5480 Is Impressive

If you are looking for a 14″ corporate grade laptop with serious performance, the Dell Latitude 5480 is for you.  In this video review of the Dell 5480, our sample runs an Intel Core 7 Quad Core CPU (8 threads!) with 16 GB of RAM displayed on a 1920 x 1080 touchscreen using a backlit keyboard. In this video we show the features and performance of the Dell Lat 5480 using NovaBench Benchmarking Software.  We…