XPS M1730 World of Warcraft Edition


There's already been a bit of news about this on other sites -- mostly the announcement of the secret project and some cool wallpapers -- but today Dell officially unleashed a beast of a gaming notebook tailored to World of Warcraft players.

The notebook is only available in 17" form and comes complete with a World of Warcraft backpack to carry it in. On the back of the LCD screen you'll find special Dell and World of Warcraft engraving, as well as a speaker marked with your choice of Honor badges -- either Alliance or Horde.

You'll also be able to track your stats with the world's first built-in Logitech GamePanel LCD to be found on a notebook, and ultimately have the opportunity to get a custom FigurePrint of your in-game World of Warcraft character with your actual armor and weapons.

It also comes with both World of Warcraft and The Burning Crusade pre-loaded and fully patched to the current World of Warcraft patch, so no installing or patching needed -- take it out of the box and go to town. On top of all that, there is also a Beta Club Key Card that will grant access to future WoW betas, Collector's Edition upgrades for both the original game and The Burning Crusade, and a whole slew of memorabilia.

System specs for the notebook are as follows:

  • 17inch UltraSharp TrueLife Wide-screen WUXGA
  • 512MB Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® 8700M GT with NVIDIA® SLI®
  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor T7500 (2.2GHz/800Mhz FSB, 4MB Cache)
  • Genuine Windows Vista® Ultimate Edition
  • 2GB Shared Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 667MHz
  • Speed: 160GB SATA Hard Drive (7200RPM)
  • CD / DVD Burner (DVD+/-RW Drive)
  • Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945 a/g Mini Card
  • High Definition Audio 2.0
  • Logitech® GamePanel Display
  • AGEIA™ PhysX™ Physics Accelerator
  • And more...

You can of course configure it like you want it, so if you're interested in getting hold of one of these cool new notebooks, head over to the Dell XPS M1730 World of Warcraft Edition page on Dell's website.


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