Summary: My first M1730 had the screen die and for $400 i could get a new screen, then id have to install it, not something I wanted to do. for the same price i was able to get this M1730. only thing is it wasn't a sapphire blue but a Red one with more memory. the reason I went with this laptop is that Dell and other makers i trust no longer make laptops with 4pin 1394 fire wire ports.
Summary: Absolutely phenomenal laptop!! I cannot say enough good things about this monster! Blazing fast, ultra cool looking, very solid construction and materials. Doesn't show fingerprints or get dirty easily. SLI is absolutely fantastic, fans aren't annoyingly loud even at full speed. Logitech LCD screen is awesome, ultra high resolution screen, etc. etc. etc. If you like to game and like awesomeness then this is definitely something you want.
Summary: AS far as the Laptop is concern it great and works for my needs (Photography) I got two of these;.when compare to other gameing laptops Alienware and such This still holds its own. As far as the Transaction was concern it couldnt have been a worse experience if Amazon added Tammey Fey Baker to the mix along with Gomer Pyle. I first bought this laptop from an Edward Nunn on Feb 4th and it wasn't untill March the 3th that I found out that Mr.
Excerpt: I am not the computer savvy person for sure, and when my husband bought the Dell XPS M1730 Laptop, I thought he was out of his mind for paying so much for a laptop. So far, there hasn't been a game we couldn't run on it, and although I am not the gamer, my husband is. I do find that it is too heavy and gets too hot for me to use it as a laptop, so buyer beware, if you want to use it on your lap you need a desk thing!
Excerpt: The latest revision to Dell's flagship line, the massive XPS M1730 features a redesigned case that combines familiar touches, such as flashing LEDs beneath the speaker grills, with newer elements, such as the integrated Logitech GamePanel LCD and 10-key numeric keypad. But, as with any gaming-oriented system, the most important features are inside the case.
Excerpt: Truly the creme del la creme of laptops Dell embraces the 16:9 aspect ratio display; upscale design with leather trim; backlit keyboard and edge-to-edge screen glass.a true 16:9 16-inch laptop from Dell, in the form of the Studio XPS 16. The result is a smart-looking laptop that has some new features that distinguish it from a run-of-the-mill Inspiron, including a backlit keyboard and a superfluous leather trim on the back of the lid (we're more positively predisposed to...