by the XPS M1730 if you can afford to have the 8800 GPU and do not want a portable device
12 January 2009
Excerpt: Not for the faint hearted. I owned one of these babies for around 28 days before sending it back due to a number of reason. Firstly, i brought the modle with the 8700 SLI graphics ( GPU ) card. I also made sure it came with dual harddrives set in Raid 1. Changeing the hard drives purchased was not as simple as removing the existing and plugging in replacements due to the set up of the raid.
Summary: I recently purchased a fully loaded Dell M1730 laptop SLI 8800GT graphics cards, 4 gigs of DDR (only 3GB can be used by vista 32bit and Dell do not offer 64 bit edition!)and so on. The laptop for the first few days was perfect, super fast performance and its all bundled into a great looking package however, there were numerous software conflicts etc and what Dell do no tell you is that the great looking dell light FX system and windows vista SP1 have a known conflict and...