Summary: I've owned this laptop for over 4 years now and it is still going strong. Screen is still working just like the first day I got it, all the keys still function, and it can handle almost anything I throw at it. Though this isn't a perfect laptop. One huge issue I had with it was Windows Vista. It was fast at first on the Dell, but after a while it slowed my Dell down greatly.
Summary: I've had this laptop for 5 years now. And I can tell you anything about it. For commercial use and gaming its an awesome computer. Granit you can't play wow on ultra graphics but you can play on fair with no lag. The touch buttons on the top I thought was neat. But I do have to agree that I wish they weren't. Sometimes my disc tray will just eject the disc on its own. But that's rarely. Yes this laptop has poor battery life now mine only lasts about 30min.
Summary: unlike the other reviews before me i never had any serious issues with this laptop but i do agree that the sound from laptops are pretty useless. i really like the backlit key option and screen is quite nice. My main purpose was graphic design and it worked exactly the way i needed it to but if i was listening to music the headphones weren't too far. performance, design and quality are actually pretty good but it is a pretty heavy laptop.
Summary: I have owned this laptop for 4 years now. Only problem i have had was the dvd drive that went and the speakers are really not the best. but apart from that it has been brilliant. A few of the review went on to say they had problem but this is really the operating system they give you (Vista).
Excerpt: This computer has too many gliches to list. But the worst are that the mouse freezes up; the screen zooms in and out on its own; and it tries to think for you when you use the word processor. In trying to be more advanced, Dell has created a real loser in laptops.
Excerpt: I bought my Dell Studio Laptop 1537 about 9 months ago. I used to get pretty mad at it thinking there were things wrong with it. It did funny things like the pointer would all of a sudden go anywhere it wanted to. I couldn't pin down any specific problem so I never returned my laptop back to Dell. Well, as time passed I began to get used to my Studio and found that it wasn't the computer it was the operator!
Excerpt: i am write this reveiw about the** Dell Studio 1537 Laptop** because i think it's one of the best laptop's out there not to mention that it's made by a fantastic brand.this laptop is great i purchased it when dell was having there 10n days of deals so i got a really good deal on in but if you're interested in this laptop don't worry dell is always having a sale.
Excerpt: This is my first personal studio. I have used many laptops. I have worked with Dell, Lenevo, Toshiba, Sony and HP laptops. Dell is most suited for "average" users. When I say average, I mean people who don't use the laptop for a dedicated purpose. I am an average user! Am not a hardcore gamer or programmer or designer, etc.. I use it mostly for browsing, watching movies, occasional gaming, etc. Dell brands are best suited for this kind of usage.
Excerpt: I really like this laptop but I didn't always feel this way. Within the first year of owning it, there were several issues. We purchased this laptop new from Dell and it came preloaded with Vista operating system. We immediately had to install Windows 7 to get rid of many issues. We had to call Dell support to get things fixed as well as my husband having to do work on it. The media bar above the keyboard gave me fits!