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    Default Dell XPS M1530 Notebook - Share thoughts?

    I've had my eye on one of these for a while now, so i'm asking if anyone has one or has anything to add about this gorgeous slim laptop:


    I'm looking at:
    • T8100 (2.1GHz) or T8300 (2.4Ghz), both 3MB cache
    • either 2GB or 3GB memory
    • either geforce 8400m GS or 8600m GT
    But with Centrino 2 around the corner, i will probably wait, still, if anyone owns one, i'd like you to share you thoughts and perhaps put some pics up in your photo gallery and post here, share your views on the screen, etc.







    mmmmmm, sexy

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    Looks to be quite nice, how long is the battery life in those?

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    you get the choice of a 6 cell 56WHr or 9 cell 85WHr.

    Should be good for what it is, as it's only an 8600 gt.

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    whats the price of such device?

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    Missed this before.......about 550 .....at Tesco of all places (thats nationally probably the largest supermarket chain over here)
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    what's the spec of that one at tesco's grumpy? the XP line has really gone up in price on the dell website, so 550 if a good spec is a good price.

    I have to say though, i love the new studio line: http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/pr...hs1&l=en&s=dhs

    they aren't gaming orientated but aside from the slightly inferior graphics they look powerful and are cheaper.

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    My bad....discontinued...found this at 650ish

    http://www.solaristech.co.uk/store/p...roducts_id=814

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    finally got around to ordering one of these, but will have to wait until im back in the UK to play with it


    specs for mine are:
    • CORE 2 DUO T9300 2.50GHz 6MB
    • Operating System: Vista Home Premium SP1 (32Bit OS)
    • Memory: 4.0GB (2x2048) 667 MHz DDR2
    • Hard Disk Drive: 320GB SATA (5400rpm)
    • Video: 256MB NVIDIA GeForce Go 8600M GT
    • NoteBook Screen: Display LCD 15.4 WXGA+ 1440x900
    • Battery XPS Primary 9-cell 85WHr Li-Ion
    • CCFL backcover blue & 2.0mp camera
    I know a new model is just around the corner for the XPS that looks great, but i couldn't wait and got a mega deal on this baby.
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