Mobile gamers now can bring the firepower of dual-core processors and 512MB graphics to their next tournament thanks to Dell's fastest consumer notebook, the XPSTM M1710, introduced today. For serious gamers looking for an edge on their next opponent, the XPS M1710 notebook offers blazing performance to match its bold looks. With Intel Core Duo processors, NVIDIA 512MB GeForce Go 7900GTX graphics technology and up to 4GB of memory, the XPS M1710 can deliver up to 35 percent better performance than its predecessor(XPS M170 with Intel Pentium M 2.16GHz processor). The top-of-the-line XPS M1710 also incorporates multimedia features to entertain. Dell increased the brightness of its TrueLife 17-inch widescreen UXGA display by 30 percent to enhance detail and clarity for games, photos and movies. The Dell notebook also comes with MediaDirect buttons and a 5-in-1 media card reader to save time and enable fast access to digital content. Standard Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 and an optional TV tuner enable viewing or recording TV programs.
Additional XPS M1710 features include:
- Intel Core Duo processors up to T2600 (667 MHz, 2 MB cache)
- Up to 4GB 667 MHz DDR2 memory
- Serial ATA hard drive up to 120GB
- Dell Rapid Driver program for access to the latest gaming peripheral drivers
- Minimum-software option with no pre-installed entertainment or productivity suites
- Personalized XPS service with dedicated sales, specially trained technicians and designated phone queue
The XPS M1710 Metallic Black model is available immediately worldwide starting at $2,600 with an Intel Duo Core T2400 processor, Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, 256MB NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900GS graphics, 1GB DDR2 memory, nine-cell battery, 60GB hard drive, and one-year limited warranty. The Special Edition Formula Red model is available in the United States and Canada only priced at $3,400 with an Intel Core Duo T2500 processor, 512MB NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900GTX graphics and 80GB hard drive.