Dell has unleashed its fastest notebook
for the consumer market, the 8.75 pound XPS M1710. The XPS M1710
leverages the power of Intel's Core Duo processors and dedicated
256MB GeForce Go 7900 GS and 512MB GeForce Go 7900 GTX mobile GPUs.
According to Dell, the XPS M1710
delivers 35% better performance than its predecessor thanks to its
support for Core Duo processors up to T2600 and up to 4GB of 667MHz
As is the usual case with an XPS model,
the M1710 comes fully loaded with a magnesium-alloy reinforced
RoadReady chassis, TrueLife 17" UXGA display, 5-in-1 card reader
and an optional TV tuner.
The Windows XP Media Center Edition based XPS M1710 will be available in
Metallic Black for a starting price of $2,600. A Special Edition
Formula Red model will be available for $3,400.