Dell XPS Series

Dell XPS 15zProcessor: Intel Core Duo T2400, Intel Core Duo T2500, Intel Core Duo T2600, Intel Core i7 2620M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon X1800, NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M, NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400, NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX
Display: 12.1 inch, 15.6 inch, 17.1 inch, 20.1 inch
Weight: 2kg, 2.54kg, 4kg, 9kg
Price: 1399 euro
Average Score: 82.59% - good
Average of 87 scores (from 137 reviews)
price: 67%, performance: 87%, features: 84%, display: 80%
mobility: 74%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 82%, emissions: 79%

 

Dell XPS M2010

Specifications

Dell XPS M2010Notebook: Dell XPS M2010
Processor: Intel Core Duo T2400
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon X1800 256 MB
Display: 20.1 inch, 16:10, 1680x1050 pixels
Weight: 9kg
Links: Dell homepage
 Dell notebook section

Average Score: 84.64% - good
Average of 11 scores (from 17 reviews)

 

90% Dell XPS M2010 Review
Source: Pocket Lint English
When you think of innovation, Dell isn’t the first company you’re likely to think of. After all, it’s built its business on being aggressive in established markets rather than exploring new ones. Which makes the Dell XPS M2010 even more of a curiosity. Not only is Dell breaking new ground with a completely new take on the notebook form fact it’s also the first machine we’ve seen with a 20-inch screen. (Out of interest, Acer is the only other company at the moment to offer this panel size, on the Aspire 7000 series.) Quality of the 20-inch Super-TFT screen is excellent, and displays at a WSXGA+ resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixels. Is there any bad news involved here? Well, you’ll find that the asking price for this piece of innovation is £2299 (inc. VAT). Not exactly within most people’s price range but then again this isn’t a machine to suit everyone. If you need a desktop PC in a semi-mobile form factor, this is the height of style and so unique, you’re likely to be the only person in the neighbourhood with one.
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9 von 10
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/25/2006
Rating: Total score: 90%
83% Dell XPS M2010
Source: PC Pro English
Dell is shifting the focus of its XPS systems from performance and gaming to innovative design and luxury. And this XPS M2010 is the most daring of the new range, billed as the ultimate entertainment centre. The design is sublime: the screen moves lithely over the base unit and tilts to any practical position on two sturdy arms. Then there's the slot-loading DVD writer in the centre, which whirrs up with a pleasing action and sound. The full-sized desktop keyboard complete with touchpad detaches smoothly and seamlessly switches over to Bluetooth, before recharging once slotted back in. Luxurious extras and design make this a highly desirable machine. It's ideal if space is at a premium at home;
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5 von 6
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/21/2006
Rating: Total score: 83%
80% Dell XPS M2010 desktop replacement
Source: vnunet.com English
Dell, better known for developing sturdy and rather mundane notebooks, has taken us aback with this visually stunning desktop replacement. The XPS M2010 is a huge step forward as far as design is concerned; an innovative concept that's a hybrid of a desktop and notebook. It certainly has a wow factor and impressed many, though not all, in our labs. The Dell's unconventional structure houses a 20.1in widescreen monitor, which is attached to the base via a hinge bar. This leather-bound hinge also acts as a sturdy handle for carrying the laptop. At 8.6kg, it’s far too heavy to carry around, even for short periods, but there’s no problem with moving it around the house or carrying it out to the car.
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(von 5): 4, Preis/Leistung 3, Ausstattung 4, Ergonomie 4
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/04/2006
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% features: 80% ergonomy: 80%
80% An innovative, total mobile entertainment platform
Source: Personal Computer World English
Pros: Stylish; huge monitor; great audio for a portable computer; wireless keyboard; Cons: Heavy and cumbersome; Overall: Home-entertainment enthusiasts will no doubt love the Dell XPS M2010, but it’s a novelty for everyone else and comes with a high price tag; Dell, better known for developing sturdy and rather mundane notebooks, has taken us aback with this visually stunning desktop replacement. The XPS M2010 is a huge step forward as far as design is concerned; an innovative concept that's a hybrid of a desktop and notebook. It certainly has a wow factor and impressed many, though not all, in our labs. The Dell's unconventional structure houses a 20.1in widescreen monitor, which is attached to the base via a hinge bar. This leather-bound hinge also acts as a sturdy handle for carrying the laptop.
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(von 5): 4, Preis/Leistung 3, Ausstattung 4, Ergonomie 4
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/04/2006
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% features: 80% ergonomy: 80%
Dell XPS M2010
Source: Bios Magazine English
More consumers than ever are using their home PCs to manage digital photos, edit digital videos, watch DVDs or play games. Dell’s XPS products, when combined with TVs, flat panel displays and projectors, make these experiences richer and more enjoyable. At the moment, it seems no other company listens to its customers better than Dell. Every once in a while a laptop design blows us away with its visionary concept and bold design. Grand in every sense of the word, Dell’s XPS M2010 is just such a system. On first inspection, the big machine resembles a full-fledged desktop, yet it closes gracefully and can be carried like a huge clamshell laptop (with a handle). The one caveat: it’s too pricey for most mere mortals. Nevertheless, the XPS M2010 will be regarded by most as a dream machine. And as an added bonus, the system’s 12-cell, 112-Wh battery should last a little over 3 hours. Amazing!
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Preis/Leistung teuer
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/02/2006
Rating: price: 50%
Dell XPS M2010 - Mobile Entertainment PC (Centrino Duo)
Source: Hardware Zone English
It's not easy being king of the hill. Despite being the largest and one of the most profitable computer manufacturers worldwide, Dell does not have the charisma of an Apple, the blue-blooded reputation of IBM or the glamour of Sony. What it does offer to consumers are attractive all-year-round discounts due to the lower costs sustained by its direct sales model and excellent supply chain management. Judging from its success, this business model works but Dell just does not inspire the same kind of brand loyalty that Apple or Sony can. The company's recent acquisition of enthusiast oriented PC boutique firm - Alienware -may be a sign that Dell is aware of its relatively bland image and aims to broaden its appeal to this niche.
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Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/13/2006
This is the new desklap…lapdesk…top…thing from Dell.
Source: Strike Mobile English
The Dell XPS M2010 is a wonderful piece of technology that packs great features. The very, very peppered price and the huge size make it desirable only for those to whom money is not an issue and who want to astound no matter the price. For the rest, two solutions are available: 1) look and weep and 2) win the lottery. Our marks for the Dell XPS M2010 are 8.8 for design and 8.5 for the tech specs.
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Ausstattung 8.5 von 10, Display exzellent
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/01/2006
Rating: features: 85% display: 100%
60% Dell XPS M2010
Source: PC Mag English
Every once in a while I get a notebook that blows me away with its visionary concept and bold design. Grand in every sense of the word, the Dell XPS M2010 ($4,675 direct) is just such a system. On first inspection, the big machine resembles a full-fledged desktop, yet it closes gracefully and can be carried like a huge clamshell notebook (with a handle). The one caveat: It's too pricey for most mere mortals. As a laptop expert, I applaud the genius it takes to fit a powerful PC into a small 3.5-pound chassis. So you can imagine my reaction when this 18.1-pound behemoth with a 20.1-inch widescreen landed on my bench. The closest thing that comes to mind is the old Acer Aspire 1712, a transportable that used a desktop LCD and weighed 14 pounds.
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3 von 5
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/01/2006
Rating: Total score: 60%
73% Dell XPS M2010
Source: CNet English
With the XPS M2010, Dell has forgotten completely why laptops were invented in the first place. And that's a good thing--or at least an interesting thing. The company has packed an impressive multimedia experience into a form factor that's far more portable and self-contained than any other desktop PC's and considerably less compromised than that of other laptops that make do with smaller displays, cramped keyboards, and minimized feature sets. Unfortunately, with a base price of $3,500, the XPS M2010 is also about as expensive as a semester at a state college; the target market here is clearly those for whom money is no object.
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7.3 von 10
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/31/2006
Rating: Total score: 73%
Multipler Charakter
Source: Plugged German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/20/2007
Rating: performance: 90% features: 90%
Riesen-Notebooks mit 20-Zoll-Breitbild-Display
Source: c't German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/20/2007
Rating: performance: 90% features: 80% display: 90% mobility: 40% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 80%
95% Gigantisch: Dell XPS M2010
Source: PC Go German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/20/2006
Rating: Total score: 95%
Dell XPS M2010
Source: PC Magazin German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/15/2006
85% Ist es ein Fernseher? Nein! Ist es ein PC? Nein! Ist es ein Notebook? Na ja
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/08/2006
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 82% performance: 88% features: 84% ergonomy: 90%
93% Mobiler Gigant
Source: SFT German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/15/2006
Rating: Total score: 93%
92% Dell XPS M2010
Source: ZDNet German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/04/2006
Rating: Total score: 92% performance: 95% features: 90% ergonomy: 100%
100% Design-Gigant für den Schreibtisch
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/02/2006
Rating: Total score: 100% price: 45% performance: 95%

 

Dell XPS M1210

Specifications

Dell XPS M1210Notebook: Dell XPS M1210
Processor: Intel Core Duo T2600
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400 192 MB
Display: 12.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2kg
Links: Dell homepage
 Dell notebook section

Average Score: 83.65% - good
Average of 17 scores (from 31 reviews)

 

80% Dell XPS M1210
Source: PC Advisor English
With its plethora of media-oriented features, the M1210 is probably the best 2kg entertainment notebook on the market. But it also has just about every laptop feature that a consumer or small-business shopper could want, plus power, ease of use and a road-friendly weight. If you're looking for top comfort and full features in an ultraportable, you'll find them in the M1210.
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4 von 5, Leistung gut, Ausstattung gut, Ergonomie gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/30/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% features: 80% ergonomy: 80%
82% Dell XPS M1210
Source: PC World English
If 5 pounds won't weigh you down, the Dell XPS M1210 is the perfect choice for work and play.
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(von 100): 82, Leistung 88, Ausstattung 77, Preis/Leistung durchschnittlich
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/11/2007
Rating: Total score: 82% price: 70% performance: 88% features: 77%
80% Dell XPS M1210 (Vista)
Source: PC Mag English
Only a few ultraportables equal the combination of performance and features found on the Dell XPS M1210 (Vista), priced at $2,300 direct. The Lenovo ThinkPad X60 (Vista) and the Sony VAIO SZ Series, which do, are both darlings of the marketplace, which tells you the type of company the M1210 keeps. When you buy an XPS laptop, you're getting a special Dell "first-class" service contract, along with all the bells and whistles, such as the integrated optical drive, discrete graphics, and Windows Vista Ultimate.
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4 von 5, Leistung gut, Ausstattung gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/23/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% features: 80%
75% Dell XPS M1210 (Vista Ultimate)
Source: CNet English
High-end components and performance are generally restricted to midsize and larger laptops, so it's always nice to see a smaller system aimed at power users. The $2,329 Dell XPS M1210 (configurations start at $1,299) makes the move to Windows Vista, combining power and portability in a package that lives on the outskirts of the ultraportable category. While it's not for hard-core gamers, those who need above-average performance in a compact system won't mind paying a premium for this unique road-worthy hybrid. The 12.1-inch wide-screen display leads us to call the M1210 an ultraportable laptop, but its 4.9-pound weight (5.2 pounds with the AC adapter) is closer to a laptop in the thin-and-light category, such as the Sony VAIO C150. Measuring 11.7 inches wide by 8.7 inches deep by 1.2 inches high, it's slightly bulkier than your average ultraportable, but still well suited for a daily commute.
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(von 10): 7.5, Leistung 7, Ausstattung 7, Akkulaufzeit 8, Preis/Leistung mangelhaft
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/21/2007
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 50% performance: 70% features: 70%
Dell's XPS M1210 laptop PC - Ultrapowerful ultraportable
Source: Techreport English
The XPS M1210 is a fast, flexible machine that lives up to the size, weight, and battery life requirements of a true ultraportable laptop computer. It's also stylish, well built, and has the best keyboard and touchpad combination of any laptop I've ever used. It's a premium product, and as you might expect, it comes at a premium price. I configured an M1210 at Dell's website more or less as we tested it, and the total rang up to a dizzying $2,238—and ours is missing options like Bluetooth, Nvidia graphics, and a mobile broadband card! Once you've picked your jaw up off the floor, realize that much of that price tag is CPU. The top two speed grades of the mobile Core 2 Duo command a healthy markup. I was able to drop the price by $425 simply by moving down to a Core 2 Duo T7200 with a 2GHz clock speed and 4MB of L2 cache. That alone takes the total down to $1,813. If you're willing to compromise more on features and performance, you can drive the price down even further.
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Preis/Leistung sehr gut, Leistung schnell, Mobilität gut, Verarbeitung gut
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/06/2007
Rating: price: 90% performance: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Dell XPS M1210 with Core 2 Duo Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
The Dell XPS M1210 is the smallest notebook in Dell’s high-performance XPS line. With the discontinuation of the 710M, the M1210 is also the only 12.1” consumer notebook that Dell offers. The M1210 is a compact multimedia machine with remarkable power for its small size. Of course, the price reflects this above-average performance. This laptop is far and away the current best value for its size and power. It boasts the most powerful GPU and CPU available for the ultraportable family combined with great features like the integrated webcam and microphone, MediaDirect, dual headphone jacks, Wi-Fi Catcher, and more. I am extremely happy with my purchase. However, in the future I would like to see Dell improve the speaker quality and possibly change the material used on the lid so it does not attract quite so many fingerprints.
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Preis/Leistung teuer, Leistung gut, Verarbeitung gut, Mobilität mäßig
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/24/2007
Rating: price: 40% performance: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 80%
Dell - XPS M1210 review
Source: IT Reviews English
When you think of Dell's XPS family you automatically think of big, powerful desktops or equally big gaming laptops, but the XPS M1210 bucks this trend by being a small, seemingly ultra-portable machine. But it's a bulky little devil weighing in at 2.65kg, so not quite the ultra-portable it appears, but then again that's with the 9-cell battery (you can opt for the smaller, lighter, 6-cell battery option) and the AC adapter. Stylishly finished in silver and black, with apparently good build quality, the XPS M1210 looks unlike any other Dell laptop currently available, certainly not as brash as its big brother, the XPS M1710. Although the XPS M1210 isn't as svelte as most of the 12.1-inch screen notebooks on the market, it is one of the most powerful and useable, if a little pricey.
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Preis/Leistung, mäßig, Leistung herausragend, Verarbeitung gut, Akkulaufzeit beeindruckend
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/19/2006
Rating: price: 60% performance: 95% workmanship: 80%
80% High-performance portability from Dell’s award-winning range
Source: vnunet.com English
The latest addition to Dell’s XPS range of performance systems, the M1210, is also the smallest bringing some much needed mobility to the range as anyone struggling to carry an XPS M1710 around will testify to. The M1210 line has recently gone through a refresh to allow Core 2 Duo processor options.
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(von 5): 4, Preis/Leistung 3, Ausstattung 4, Ergonomie 4, Leistung exzellent, Verarbeitung gut
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/07/2006
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 95% features: 80% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
80% Lightweight Notebooks
Source: Wired Magazine English
Wired: Outstanding performance in general apps and gaming. Three-plus hours of battery life. Conveniently placed media buttons. Integrated Cingular broadband wireless. Tired: 12-inch screen could be bigger - and brighter. Smallish 60-gig hard drive. Ugly as sin.
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8 von 10, Leistung herausragend, Display negativ
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/01/2006
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 100% display: 50%
Dell XPS M1210 with Core 2 Duo Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
"Battery Life, Performance, Size". It is often said that for a notebook computer, you can only take 2 and compromise on the last attribute. With the XPS M1210, Dell managed to find a nice harmony of all three. Great things do come in little packages, and this is certainly the case here. Armed with the dual-core 64-bit Core 2 Duo processor and a capable nVidia discrete graphics option, it is ready for Windows Vista. The "A/V Communications Package" is a definite winner here, Dell did not skimp on quality and implemented a Logitech unit, and the integration of the WWAN antenna means that it is ready for the road. The robust aluminium-magnesium alloy chassis construction shows that it is ready for you to take it anywhere.
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Preis/Leistung noch gut, Leistung positiv, Akkulaufzeit lang, Verarbeitung robust, Mobilität mässig
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/25/2006
Rating: price: 80% performance: 90% mobility: 60% workmanship: 90%
83% Dell XPS M1210
Source: PC World English
Packed with the latest mobile technology and Intel's latest processor, the Core 2 Duo, the XPS M1210 is Dell's latest ultraportable entertainment notebook--and a good choice for anyone who needs to work on the go. Our test unit, equipped with a 2-GHz Core 2 Duo T7200 processor and 1GB of DDR2-667 SDRAM, produced a WorldBench 5 score of 102, a result that's 5 percent better than the mark of 97 earned by the average XP Media Center Edition notebook with the same-speed equivalent of the previous-generation Core Duo CPU. And our test machine's solid battery life should give you ample time to spend an afternoon telecommuting at the local coffee shop or watching an in-flight DVD: The M1210 lasted 4 hours, 23 minutes on a nine-cell battery.
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(von 100): 83, Leistung 88, Ausstattung 88, Preis/Leistung teuer, Akkulaufzeit gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/25/2006
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 50% performance: 88% features: 88%
80% Dell Inspiron XPS M1210 gaming laptop Review
Source: Pocket Lint English
Dell has been successfully touting its gaming laptops for the last couple of years, taking on all comers both here and in the States and pretty much made the market its own – so much so that it’s even bought the main competitor, Alienware. The premise behind this victory has been to offer cutting-edge gaming machines at a reasonable price. If you approach this notebook as a lightweight media centre rather than a portable gamer, you won’t go too wrong. After all, you simply can’t get a more powerful GPU in so small a machine. With that in mind, we really liked this machine, especially with the extra battery, so you can do more when out and about.
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8 von 10, Preis/Leistung vernünftig, Leistung gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/14/2006
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80%
Dell XPS M1210 – the “big” ultraportable or the unleashed power on the go
Source: Strike Mobile English
Although bigger for an ultraportable, the Dell XPS M1210 is packed with so many features that the ultraportables usually don't have. A nice array of ports and connections, an optical drive and a long lasting battery life. Although branded as a multimedia machine, the loudspeakers will leave a bitter taste in your mouth and Dell could have mounted something better on this machine. The touchpad and the mouse buttons are a little bit cramped but this was expected from a laptop this size. The overall performance of the Dell XPS M1210 is astounding and we award the machine with an 8.5 for the design and a9 for the tech specs.
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Ausstattung 9 von 10, Leistung ausgezeichnet, Display ausgezeichnet, Mobilität schlecht, Akkulaufzeit gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/16/2006
Rating: performance: 100% features: 90% display: 100% mobility: 50%
90% The speed and connectivity champ of lightweight notebooks.
Source: Laptop Mag English
Put simply, the XPS M1210 is the most powerful and feature-packed 12.1-inch notebook we've seen. This sleek 4.8-pound system combines a dual-core processor with a 256MB discrete graphics card, plus integrated mobile broadband and a built-in webcam. Throw in Dell's top-notch service for XPS customers and you have one of the best thin-and-light notebooks of the year, albeit at a steep price of $2,356. Dell's sexy thin-and-light is the perfect combination of style and power. Pop the black top on this mini Media Center notebook, and you're greeted with a dazzling gray-and-silver color scheme. Despite its demure (11.7 x 8.7 x 1.2 inches) size, the M1210 offers a well-spaced keyboard that doesn't leave you feeling cramped when typing. The only thing we don't like about it is that the Page Up key is too close to the right Shift key.
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4.5 von 5, Preis/Leistung mäßig, Leistung herausragend, Ausstattung herausragend
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/12/2006
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 60% performance: 95% features: 95%
90% Dell XPS M1210
Source: Bios Magazine English
Dell’s next-generation ultra-portable laptop has landed, and it’s very good indeed. Succeeding the Inspiron 710m, the XPS M1210 has been designed for the mobile professional, with a host of features and blistering performance. Made of highly durable magnesium alloy frame, and sporting a built-in 1.3-Megapixel Web camera and 3G connectivity (integrated mobile broadband antenna), the XPS M1210 is more than road ready. The XPS M1210 is one of the best general ultra-portable laptops we’ve reviewed. Starting at about 2kg, it’s also a lightweight traveller that you can take virtually anywhere. But don’t let the size fool you - the XPS M1210 is a true high-performance PC offering dual-core performance and up to 8 hours of mobile use using the optional 9-cell Lithium-Ion battery. And it offers a feature set that’s a cut above that of most ultra-portables, which usually sacrifice some features for portability.
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sehr gut, Leistung sehr gut, Ausstattung sehr gut, Mobilität sehr gut, Akkulaufzeit sehr gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/10/2006
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% features: 90% mobility: 90%
Dell XPS 1210 Review
Source: notebookforums.com English
The good: Awesome looking, Very quick, Good screen (I got the AUO panel), Good battery life, Good speakers, Quiet Drive (I have the Sony DVD Burner), Good multimedia card reader, Good trackpad/responsive click buttons, Very quiet! (Fan noise is bearable, unlike most other "ultraportables"), Stays cool! (Was on my lap the whole time and barely got warm); The Bad: Don't like the "chrome" buttons and the trimming around the trackpad. On the heavy side for such, Thick a small laptop, On the thick side for such a small laptop, The black backing is attracts fingerprints, The memory upgrade is a little harder than it should be (where one stick is under the keyboard,
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Leistung sehr schnell, Display gut, Emissionen sehr gut, Akkulaufzeit gut
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/19/2006
Rating: performance: 95% display: 85% emissions: 95%
Dell XPS M1210 Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
I've had just a ton of fun with the M1210. I get to play with a lot of notebooks with the work I do, and believe it or not that can actually get tedious when you see one laptop after the other that's just kind of the same. The M1210 is different though, it's a 12.1" laptop that's designed to be powerful and fun. You can game on it, comfortably watch and listen to movies on it, use it to record video, be highly mobile and connected with the EVDO option and to top it all off the look is really great. I love the black lid and blue accent lights.
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Leistung stark
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/01/2006
performance: 80%
80% Dell XPS M1210
Source: PC Mag English
It is a rare and exciting experience—at least for me—to bring an ultraportable on a business flight, let alone one as travel-friendly as the Dell XPS M1210 ($2641direct, as tested). Luckily, I just happened to have a trip planned the same time the M1210 came into PC Magazine Labs. The M1210 is light enough to carry around comfortably and powerful enough to get all my work done. Even with a nine-cell 84-Wh battery, the unit weighs a mere 5 pounds. (The AC adapter adds another 0.8 pounds.) You can opt for the six-cell battery and bring the unit's weight down to 4.2 pounds, but with discrete graphics and the power it consumes, I highly recommend going with the extended cell.
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4 von 5, Mobilität gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/31/2006
Rating: Total score: 80% mobility: 80%
73% Dell XPS M1210
Source: CNet English
It's difficult to know what to make of the Dell XPS M1210. On the one hand, its 12.1-inch wide-screen display is characteristic of an ultraportable laptop, such as the Gateway NX100X. On the other hand, its 4.4-pound starting weight places it in line with thin-and-lights that have larger displays, such as the 13.3-inch Sony VAIO SZ or the 14.1-inch Fujitsu LifeBook S7110. Like the Lenovo 3000 V100, the XPS M1210 offers a feature set that's a cut above that of most ultraportables, which usually sacrifice some features for portability. Though our test unit includes upgrades that more than double the price, at its $1,300 starting price, the M1210 will appeal to everyday users who want a relatively light and compact but still full-featured Media Center computer.
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7.3 von 10, Preis/Leistung sehr gut, Ausstattung sehr gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/31/2006
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 90% features: 90%
Dell XPS M1210 Subnotebook
Source: Minitechnet German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/02/2007
Rating: performance: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
Dell XPS m1210
Source: Notebookforum.at German DE→EN
User Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/08/2007
Rating: display: 70% mobility: 80%
87% Test Dell XPS M1210 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/17/2006
Rating: Total score: 87% performance: 83% display: 84% mobility: 90% workmanship: 92% ergonomy: 87% emissions: 80%
86% Kompakt-Notebooks
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/04/2006
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 60% performance: 98% features: 100% display: 72% mobility: 75% ergonomy: 70%
Dell XPS M1210
Source: Stiftung Warentest German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/15/2006
Rating: performance: 83% display: 81% ergonomy: 88%
Dell XPS M1210
Source: c't German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/01/2006
Rating: price: 85% features: 95% display: 75% ergonomy: 85%
Dell XPS M1210
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 09/15/2006
Rating: performance: 80% mobility: 90%
Dell XPS M1210
Source: PC Go German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 09/15/2006
performance: 80%
100% Dell XPS M1210
Source: PC Magazin German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 09/15/2006
Rating: Total score: 100% performance: 80% mobility: 80%
82% Klein, aber giftig: Das Dell XPS M1210 ist der Mini unter den Notebooks und bietet Leistung im Kompaktformat.
Source: Connect German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/15/2006
Rating: Total score: 82% features: 80%
94% Notebooks für alle Fälle - Subnotebooks
Source: SFT German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/15/2006
Rating: Total score: 94% ergonomy: 90%
Schnelles schickes Subnotebook - Preiswertes Mini-Notebook mit Intel Core Duo
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/24/2006
Rating: price: 80% performance: 95% display: 50%

 

Dell XPS M1710

Specifications

Dell XPS M1710Notebook: Dell XPS M1710
Processor: Intel Core Duo T2500
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX 256 MB
Display: 17.1 inch, 16:10, 1920x1200 pixels
Weight: 4kg
Links: Dell homepage
 Dell notebook section

Average Score: 85.91% - good
Average of 22 scores (from 37 reviews)

 

Dell - XPS M1710 review
Source: IT Reviews English
The M1710 (N04XPS7) is the bigger brother of the M1210 and, just like its smaller sibling, it's very different in appearance to the rest of the Dell laptop range. It's powerful, too; Dell has upped the ante on gaming notebook performance with the XPS M1710. Yes it's expensive, but you get an awful lot of laptop for your money, a machine that can hold its own with a great number of desktop PCs out there.
eher kurz gehaltener Test; online abrufbar

Preis/Leistung zufriedenstellend, Leistung sehr gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/31/2007
Rating: price: 70% performance: 90%
Dell XPS M1710 v2.0 - Special Edition Formula Red
Source: Hot Hardware English
When we initially agreed to take a look at Dell's latest version of the XPS M1710 notebook, we were a little hesitant since we had reviewed the older version of the notebook last summer and awarded it a coveted Editor's Choice award. At first glance, it seemed as though there was little that could possible change since the chassis and overall design remained untouched. Regardless, we opted to give the new version of the machine a chance and see for ourselves the difference a few months could make in the lifecycle of a mobile platform.
sehr umfangreicher und voll ausgestatteter Testbericht mit vielen Seiten

Preis/Leistung teuer, Leistung befriedigend
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/22/2007
Rating: price: 40% performance: 70%
87% Dell XPS M1710 Review
Source: Hardware Central English
As a desktop-replacement heavyweight, the Dell is much more likely to be carried from one AC outlet to another than perched on an airplane tray table. Even so, its 9-cell lithium-ion battery performed adequately: Depending on how disk-intensive and multimedia-oriented they were, our combined office-productivity and playtime sessions lasted from two and a quarter to two and a half hours. A spare battery pack is a $99 option. You can configure a potent, powerful XPS M1710 -- with the same big, high-resolution screen, almost-as-sizzling Nvidia GeForce Go 7900 GS graphics, and an anything-but-sluggish Core 2 Duo T7200 or T7400 -- for under $2,500. For that matter, as mentioned above, you can slash $275 from our test system's price by ordering Intel's top-of-the-line Core 2 Duo T7600 with no overclocking hot sauce.
ausführlicher Test mit Geräteaufbau und Testwerten und Bildern; online abrufbar

13 von 15, Preis/Leistung 3 von 5, Leistung 5 von 5, Ausstattung 5 von 5
User Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/09/2007
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 60% performance: 100% features: 100%
Dell M1710 Review
Source: notebookforums.com English
Don't buy extra warrenty, dell is crap for support. They are based in inida for support and you can't understand them. Also when I rang them up with a problem with my media direct, they made me download the wrong software which did not work at all. The support is rubbish and also our paying for it. i think it was a 0800 number, this costs.
kurzer subjektiver Erfahrungsbericht eines Benutzers; online abrufbar

(von 10): Preis/Leistung 8, Display 7, Verarbeitung 7, Akkulaufzeit 5
User Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/16/2007
Rating: price: 80% display: 70% workmanship: 70%
80% Dell XPS M1710 (Blu-ray)
Source: PC Mag English
Being the centerpiece of your gaming room is apparently not enough for the Dell—it wants to take over your living room too. The Dell XPS M1710 (Blu-ray) ($4,249 direct) becomes only the second laptop to integrate a built-in BD-RE drive for watching all your high-definition Blu-ray content, as well as burning it. And Dell didn't forget about gaming. The previous M1710 (Core 2 Duo) put up some of the best frame rates on our benchmark tests, and now Dell is looking to top that with the latest graphics card from nVidia, the GeForce Go 7950GTX.
ausführlicher Test mit Geräteaufbau und Testwerten und Bildern; online abrufbar

4 von 5, Leistung exzellent
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/11/2006
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 95%
70% Gaming PCs
Source: Wired Magazine English
It's slow, but undeniably fast for the money. Its single Nvidiea 7900 GTX graphics card pulled off a playable 70 fps in F.E.A.R. Wired: Bright, detailed 17-inch, high-resolution (1920x1200) screen. 9 pounds: You won'tslip a disc lifting it. Tired: Cramped keyboard. No numeric keypad. 2-GHz Intel Core Duo chip not as powerful for playtime purposes as a high-end AMD Turion 64.
kurzer Vergleichstest von Notebook-Modellen; Test nur in der Zeitschrift verfügbar

7 von 10, Preis/Leistung gut, Leistung langsam, Display gut
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/01/2006
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 85% performance: 40% display: 85%
83% Dell XPS M1710 (GeForce Go 7950 GTX)
Source: CNet English
Dell's latest update to its monster XPS M1710 desktop replacement may not warrant an entirely new model number, but the changes are deep enough to deserve a fresh look. The system earns gaming props for being the first laptop to carry Nvidia's latest mobile GPU, the GeForce Go 7950 GTX. Also of note: Dell, in an unusual move for a mainstream PC maker, practically encourages buyers to overclock the 2.33GHz Core 2 Duo T7600G processor. Let's not forget the multicolored lights built into the speaker grilles, air vents, and lid, which play along with music apps and select games (Dell calls it XPS LightFX technology). The $3,498 system is a budget-buster to be sure, but one that's hard to top if you're looking for a top-of-the-line desktop replacement for gaming. If you're willing to sacrifice a little gaming performance for cash, the Gateway NX860XL is worth a look.
ausführlicher Test mit Geräteaufbau und Testwerten und Bildern; online abrufbar

8.3 von 10, Preis/Leistung teuer, Leistung ausgezeichnet
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/27/2006
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 50% performance: 95%
90% Core 2 Duo power, blazing 3D graphics, and wireless-N will make you the envy of every LAN party.
Source: Laptop Mag English
Earlier this year we reviewed Dell’s XPS M1710 and liked what we saw. In terms of design, not much has changed, but this time around Dell gave this 8.8-pound gaming rig a faster, more powerful processor and is now offering it with an 802.11n wireless network adapter and a wireless-N router bundle that is sure to make a big splash at your next LAN party. Unfortunately, only those with the deepest pockets will be able to afford this $3,783 powerhouse. We received the Special Edition Formula Red model, but you can order the XPS with the more subtle Metallic Black shell. The shiny, silver-and-red lid sports a Dell logo in its center, and the two XPS logos on either side of the lid are accented by red backlighting, as are the fans and speaker grills.
kurzer Test; nur in der Zeitschrift verfügbar

4.5 von 5, Preis/Leistung teuer, Leistung großartig, Display sehr gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/10/2006
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 60% performance: 100% display: 95%
90% Dell XPS M1710 (Intel Core 2 Duo)
Source: PC Mag English
The gaming gods have smiled on Dell's gaming notebook once again. It was only earlier this year that the Dell XPS M1710 (with the Intel Core Duo processor, code-named "Yonah") grabbed our Editors' Choice by being a performance demon and a gaming champ. The summer isn't even over, and the M1710 is already getting a processor transplant, adding the new 2.33-GHz Intel Core 2 Duo R7600 processor (code-named "Merom"). And if you think that's nice, the newly implanted draft 802.11n wireless chip is promising faster throughput (up to 270 Mbps) than the 802.11g standard. Dell is even including a Netgear draft-n router with your purchase. Thus, the M1710 model retains its Editors' Choice for a gaming laptop, sitting pretty at the top of the "portable" gaming throne.
eher kurz gehaltener Test; online abrufbar

4.5 von 5
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/28/2006
Rating: Total score: 90%
82% Dell XPS M1710 (Core 2 Duo)
Source: CNet English
With the newest configurations of the XPS M1710, Dell adds Intel's Core 2 Duo processor to its market-leading and CNET Editors' Choice-winning gaming machine. (Also new with this iteration is a built-in Draft 802.11n wireless adapter; some versions of the XPS M1710 will ship with a compatible 802.11n router.) The new processor brings remarkable application speed to the already-powerful XPS M1710 and extends its battery life--both good things. But with the same graphics card as its predecessor, this new version of the XPS M1710 doesn't realize any gains in gaming performance.
ausführlicher Test mit Geräteaufbau und Testwerten und Bildern; online abrufbar

8.2 von 10
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/27/2006
Rating: Total score: 82%
Dell Inspiron XPS M1710
Source: PC Advisor English
Every so often a piece of kit comes along that just blows you away. We've seen Dell's Inspiron XPS laptops before and they've been impressive. The latest, the M1710, really is something else. The design won't be to everyone's taste - we'd have preferred fewer red lights on the sides of the chassis – but will doubtless appeal to many. The keyboard layout is neat: none of the keys have been squashed, and there's plenty of room to rest your wrists. The Inspiron M1710 is a cracking laptop with top-notch components, although the design might not suit everyone. It's faster than anything we've seen, so if you want a desktop replacement with serious power, look no further. However, you'll have to have deep pockets.
minimal ausgestatteter Kurz-Test; online abrufbar

Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/07/2006
Dell XPS M1710
Source: PC Perspective English
The Dell XPS M1710 clearly runs the Merom T7400 without much problem. It boots fine, and there was no system instability I encountered during testing. So it looks promising that the M1710 will be able to take the new Core 2 Duos, hopefully with just a BIOS flash. Not every test showed an improvement where improvements were seen previously on the Asus Z96JS. This all indicates the need of an update on the XPS M1710 as some tests even showed a decrease in performance. Finally, and probably the most important for XPS M1710 owners, there was a significant increase in game performance when going from the factory installed T2600 to the Core 2 Duo T7400 at lower resolutions. However, the differences between the two CPUs diminish as you increase the screen resolution. Since the XPS M1710 is capable of high resolution gaming, I don't see the point in upgrading a CPU solely for playing games.
ausführlicher Test mit Geräteaufbau und Testwerten und Bildern; online abrufbar

Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/02/2006
Dell XPS M1710
Source: PC Perspective English
The following is a summary of a more detailed look at the Dell M1710 Metallic Black Armor edition laptop. If you want to see more details including temperatures, battery life, display and audio comparisons, and of course lots of benchmarks, then I strongly suggest jumping to the full article. This laptop is sweet and I think it deserves a thorough read. The most successful company in gaming laptops is undoubtedly Dell. The popularity of their XPS series gaming notebook is truly astounding and the proof can be seen in many different notebook forums around the Internet today and the buzz preceding a new product launch. On April 18th, NVIDIA launched their next iteration of mobile GPU with the GeForce Go 7900 GTX and GeForce Go 7900 GS (see our coverage for more detail), with it was a new Dell XPS notebook: the XPS M1710.
ausführlicher Test mit Geräteaufbau und Testwerten und Bildern; online abrufbar

Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/19/2006
90% Dell XPS M1710
Source: Hot Hardware English
Taking a step back and looking at the Dell XPS M1710, it is easy to see why this system should be considered one of the most exceptional notebooks available on the market today. Equipped with the fastest mobile components money can buy, the XPS notebook offers unbelievable performance in nearly any benchmark. Somewhat surprisingly, the advanced efficiency features of that hardware results in very respectable battery life for a notebook of this caliber. Add to that the unique customizable aesthetic and relatively low ~8lb weight and you have what could be the ideal combination of size, speed, and performance for a power user notebook.
sehr umfangreicher und voll ausgestatteter Testbericht mit vielen Seiten

9 von 10
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/29/2006
Rating: Total score: 90%
Lenovo 3000 N100 - UK EXCLUSIVE!
Source: Bios Magazine English
Mobile gamers now can bring the firepower of dual-core processors and 512MB graphics to their next tournament thanks to Dell’s fastest consumer laptop to date - the XPS M1710. While it’s uncertain whether Dell with continue its XPS line of gaming products now that it has acquired Alienware, the XPS products continue to be among the most powerful and stylish gaming systems currently on the market. The XPS M1710 (from £1199) is no exception and is definitely Dell’s coolest laptop to date. Dell has again delivered one of the most advanced laptops to the gaming community, especially customers who want the performance and freedom to play intensive games such as Oblivion and Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter anywhere. And if you want to draw attention at your next gaming soiree, the XPS M1710 is just the ticket. Even with nVidia’s GeForce Go 7900 GTX graphics chipset and the fastest Intel Core Duo processor available, it’s still the best gaming laptop deal in town.
eher kurz gehaltener Test; online abrufbar

Display hervorragend
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/15/2006
Rating: display: 100%
84% Geared toward gamers, this powerful notebook offers top-notch performance and graphics, for a price.
Source: PC World English
Dell's XPS M1710 is the notebook for the power desktop user who's ready to go (sort of) mobile. Packed with high-performance hardware, it's one of the fastest notebooks we've tested. But neither its price nor its weight is for the weak of heart. Our shipping unit-priced at $3860-came with a 2.16-GHz Core Duo T2600 processor, 1GB of RAM, nVidia's top-of-the-line 7900 GTX graphics chip (with 512MB of memory), a 100GB hard drive, and a DVD burner. That's a solid component list, and the M1710 put all that hardware to good use on our WorldBench 5 tests-its score of 106 tied with that of our previous top-performing power notebook, Alienware's Aurora m7700.
ausführlicher Test mit Geräteaufbau und Testwerten und Bildern; online abrufbar

(von 100): 84, Preis/Leistung sehr teuer, Leistung 97, Ausstattung 85
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/17/2006
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 40% performance: 97% features: 85%
80% Dell XPS M1710
Source: Laptop Mag English
Not long ago, Dell's XPS M170 blazed through our performance benchmarks to become our top gaming notebook. Now the company has unleashed an even faster model in the XPS M1710, which sports two important upgrades: Intel’s Core Duo T2600 processor (for better multitasking power) and a shiny new Nvidia Go 7900 GPU (for better 3D eye candy). The results are impressive, but this beauty will cost you. The base price is $3,400, and our model runs a whopping $4,215.
eher kurz gehaltener Test; online abrufbar

4 von 5
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/02/2006
Rating: Total score: 80%
Is Dell's XPS M1710 The Fastest Graphics Notebook Ever?
Source: Mobility Guru English
It's certainly the fastest we've tested, but, we don't think it's the fastest ever. We're anxious to test notebooks with SLI-based graphics solutions, such as those from Widow PC and Eurocom. Based on our findings with desktop SLI cards, we would expect that SLI will add 30% to gaming performance and 60% higher resolutions, but that remains to be seen. The good news is that our rant about gaming notebook vendors resulted in a great reaction from a few vendors. We'll soon be receiving evaluation models of some of their high end notebooks with dual core AMD processors and SLI capability. We can't wait.
sehr umfangreicher und voll ausgestatteter Testbericht mit vielen Seiten

Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/02/2006
90% Dell XPS M1710
Source: PC Mag English
Serious mobile gamers have known for some time now that the portable rig of choice is Dell's distinctive metallic and black XPS M170 notebook ($4,215 direct). That common wisdom is unlikely to change, because the company has enhanced its popular laptop's look by adding extra flair and some hot new parts. Dubbed the Special Edition Formula Red XPS M1710, this laptop is guaranteed to draw attention at your next gaming soiree. And thanks to its new nVidia GeForce Go 7900 GTX graphics chipset, coupled with the fastest Intel Core Duo processor available, it's still the best gaming notebook deal in town.
eher kurz gehaltener Test; online abrufbar

4.5 von 5
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/18/2006
Rating: Total score: 90%
Dell XPS M1710 Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
The Dell XPS M1710 is the latest premium gaming notebook from Dell that replaces the current XPS M170. The M1710 has a 17" widescreen and comes in a choice of two colors, "formula red" or "metallic black". If you like to do serious gaming or simply have the fastest notebook money can buy right now, this notebook is for you! The conclusion is quite simple for the M1710: If this were the state fair and the contest were for best performance notebook, then the blue ribbon would go to the XPS M1710. The coolest thing being, you could even adjust the lights on the M1710 to blue to match that ribbon!
umfangreicher Erfahrungsbericht eines Benutzers; online abrufbar

Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/18/2006
82% Dell XPS M1710 Review
Source: CNet English
Say what you will about market leader Dell (and many have), but with its top-shelf XPS line, the company has consistently put out distinctive laptops that feature the most advanced components on the market. Despite its recent acquisition of niche player Alienware, Dell sticks to the script with the newest iteration of its flagship gaming laptop. With the XPS M1710, the company adds just a few aesthetic curlicues to the same basic form factor found on Dell's other 17-inch wide-screen models, upgrades to Intel's Core Duo platform, and drops in Nvidia's new top-shelf GeForce Go 7900 GTX GPU. The unsurprising result: an extremely pricey system that extends the company's dominance of our gaming benchmark tests and solidifies Dell's reputation as the vendor to beat in the gaming laptop market.
ausführlicher Test mit Geräteaufbau und Testwerten und Bildern; online abrufbar

8.2 von 10
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/18/2006
Rating: Total score: 82%
80% Notebooks für Spieler
Source: Gamestar German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/01/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 95% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
90% Kraftvolle Lightshow
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/11/2007
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 70% performance: 80% features: 70% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 50%
Notebooks im Test
Source: PC Games Hardware German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/20/2007
Rating: performance: 90% display: 80%
90% Asus A7J
Source: PC Go German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/05/2007
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 95% features: 95%
80% Dell XPS M1710 (Core 2 Duo)
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/10/2006
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 50% performance: 90% display: 90%
Doppelkern-Kraftwerke
Source: SFT German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/15/2006
Dell XPS M1710 erfuhr zum Testzeitpunkt einen Modellwechsel - hier dennoch einige Eindrücke
Source: Connect German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/15/2006
performance: 100%
87% Schickes Gehäuse in Schwarzmetallic, Leucht-LEDs in Lautsprechern, Lüftungsschlitzen und unter dem Touchpad
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/14/2006
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 84% performance: 100% features: 90% ergonomy: 93%
Dell XPS M1710
Source: c't German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/05/2006
Rating: performance: 75% display: 85%
84% Teurer Leckerbissen
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/29/2006
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 50% performance: 91% features: 76% display: 73% mobility: 57% ergonomy: 90%
XPS M1710
Source: PC Action German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/25/2006
95% Dell XPS M1710
Source: Gamestar German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/25/2006
Rating: Total score: 95%
93% Dell XPS M1710
Source: PC Games Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/15/2006
Rating: Total score: 93%
95% Notebooks für alle Fälle
Source: SFT German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/15/2006
Rating: Total score: 95% performance: 90% features: 95%
88% Test Dell XPS M1710 Spiele-Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/23/2006
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 92% display: 85% mobility: 67% workmanship: 91% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 78%
Spielen wie am heimischen PC - Dell XPS M1710 im Test
Source: Giga.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/22/2006

 

Dell XPS 15z

Specifications

Dell XPS 15zNotebook: Dell XPS 15z
Processor: Intel Core i7 2620M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 2.54kg
Price: 1399 euro
Links: Dell homepage
 Dell notebook section

Average Score: 79.31% - good
Average of 35 scores (from 52 reviews)

 

83% Preview: Dell XPS 15z Notebook in test | Notebookcheck
Premium? A long time rumors about the succession of the slim Adamo series flew thick and fast. Now, we know the official answer: Adamo turns into Dell XPS -z. The 15-inch model of the new slim aluminium laptops is already under review. Here are the first results.
83% Review Dell XPS 15z Notebook | Notebookcheck
The good years are past. Dell has put its XPS range on a diet and re-places the result as the XPS z-series. You wouldn't quite believe that it is a successor of the exclusive Adamo, which was considered to be an opponent of the MacBook Air at the time. Be that as it may, connoisseurs of good design will nevertheless be satisfied.
70% Dell XPS 15z Review
Source: Tech2.in.com English
This particular configuration of the Dell XPS 15z will set you back by Rs.84,900, which makes it quite expensive and definitely a premium notebook. Having said that, we will say that you won’t be disappointed with this notebook. The design, finish and the attention given to every detail are impeccable and we can see why they’ve priced it this high. If you are on the look-out for a premium grade notebook, then the XPS 15z is a very good option to start with.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/25/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
Dell XPS 15z Review: Kinda Luxurious
Source: PC Perspective English
The XPS 15z can’t hang with the design of such stiff competition, though that doesn’t mean it should be written off. There are always some buyers who will value hardware bang-for-the-buck above all else, and people with this mindset will want to give the XPS 15z a serious look. As mentioned earlier, an Envy 15 with similar equipment is several hundred more - and a base MacBook Pro 15" goes for $500 more than this Dell. Some consumers will find it difficulty to justify paying more for similar hardware.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/19/2012
70% Video review: Dell XPS 15z P12F
Source: PC Advisor English
The Dell is equally comfortable as a desktop replacement or a travelling companion, though perhaps at over 2.5kg you might not want to carry it around for long periods too often. The price tag of almost £1200 is high, but despite our reservations about the keyboard, the overly reflective glossy display and the positioning of USB ports, the Dell XPS 15z is a good all-rounder – especially with entertainment-focused tasks. But in overall build quality, security or the fine attention to all the details, an Apple MacBook Pro it ain't.
video review
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/01/2012
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 80% features: 80% ergonomy: 70%
75% Dell XPS 15z Notebook PC Review
Source: Futurelooks English
The higher end performance coupled with the aluminum design make that message loud and clear. Does it succeed? Yes and no. People who want to have a Mac and Mac OS X will still turn to an Apple MacBook of some form, but products like the XPS 15z demonstrate that the Windows PC folks in the audience have stylish choices too.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/30/2012
Rating: Total score: 75%
70% Dell XPS 15z P12F review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Dell is equally comfortable as a desktop replacement or a travelling companion, though perhaps at over 2.5kg you might not want to carry it around for long periods too often. The price tag of almost £1200 is high, but despite our reservations about the keyboard, the overly reflective glossy display and the positioning of USB ports, the Dell XPS 15z is a good all-rounder – especially with entertainment-focused tasks. But in overall build quality, security or the fine attention to all the details, an Apple MacBook Pro it ain't.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/16/2011
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 80% features: 80% ergonomy: 70%
82% Dell XPS 15z
Source: PC World India English
This unit does tend to heat up after prolonged use, with some of the heat making its way onto some sections of the palmrest area - a point to keep in mind for users who plan to use it on their laps in a non air-conditioned environment. Moreover, while I do like the overall design, the option of having excluded a dedicated numpad in favour of oversized audio grills, which at the end of the day don't really give that great a performance either, was rather ill conceived - I do value form, but only as long as it doesn’t sacrifice on functionality. Also, Dell doesn’t allow you an easy access to the innards, which given this units price tag, should have been an included feature, and one which would have been much appreciated.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/02/2011
Rating: Total score: 82%
65% Dell XPS 15z Review
Source: Tech2.in.com English
The Dell XPS 15z is priced at Rs. 81,800 and comes pre-loaded with Windows 7 Home Premium. If you’re only going by the specs, the Dell Vostro is a cheaper purchase, but as with XPS laptops, you’re paying premium bucks for the looks, build and the overall feel of the laptop. So, if these things do matter to you, then the Dell XPS 15z is definitely worth the buy.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/03/2011
Rating: Total score: 65%
Review: Dell's XPS 15z laptop
Source: ITNews Australia English
Even at full price, the XPS 15z is a wonderfully well-rounded laptop. It’s powerful and long-lasting with no small amount of style, and that all-round balance makes it hard to top. Dell looks to have another winner on its hands.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/23/2011
83% Reviewed: Dell's XPS 15z is wonderfully well-rounded, stylish
Source: PC Authority English
Even at full price, the XPS 15z is a wonderfully well-rounded laptop. It’s powerful and long-lasting with no small amount of style, and that all-round balance makes it hard to top. Dell looks to have another winner on its hands.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/19/2011
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 83% performance: 83% features: 83% ergonomy: 83%
85% Dell XPS 15z 15.6in Core i5 notebook
Source: Reg Hardware English
Certainly, the 15z’s base pricing of £899 appeals, particularly for those who prefer Windows or are OS-indifferent. It’s also easily portable at 2.5kg, despite packing in enough top-end components to make it a machine you could use without frustration day-to-day. It isn’t exactly a revolution in laptop design, but it balances aesthetics, performance and price handily enough.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/16/2011
Rating: Total score: 85%
90% Dell XPS 15Z review
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Dell XPS 15z is a really impressive combination of design, features, performance, battery life and all-round appeal. It's a good multimedia system with an excellent screen and the 3D output option, a workhorse system that will deliver performance with demanding software and a designer system that barely compromises to get its good looks unless you were dead-set on a Blu-ray drive.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/12/2011
Rating: Total score: 90%
70% Dell XPS 15z Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
The XPS 15z impresses in most areas and falls short in a just a few. Its thin metal chassis has excellent quality and the 1080p display is top notch. Performance is stellar for most applications including some gaming and it still manages over six hours of battery life. The biggest downside of this notebook is the lifeless keyboard, which just isn't fun to type on. Additionally the speakers could be better, the screen's glossy surface creates a lot of reflections, and upgrading this notebook is very tough. Then there's a matter of price; the XPS 15z starts at $999 but ours came out to a tick over $2,000 stocked with top-shelf components. The base notebook is almost certainly the better value; just make sure you get the 1080p display. The XPS 15z is certainly a recommendable notebook; if the keyboard were better, it would be almost perfect.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/06/2011
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 80% features: 80% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 80%
Dell XPS 15z: Sincerely Flattering
Source: AnandTech English
You can call the XPS 15z whatever you want. Is it a cheap knockoff of the MacBook Pro 15? Yes, but that’s just it: it’s a lot less expensive for a similar experience. The MacBook Pro 15 still wins out on build quality, and it packs a quad-core CPU. For the price, however, the XPS 15z is still a very nice laptop—and I know quite a few people that have already purchased the 15z for their own use.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/02/2011
70% Full Metal Jacket: Dell XPS 15z notebook review
Source: APC Mag English
Cool but perhaps not stylish, the Dell XPS 15z is a premium model with some great hits and a few misses. Battery life saw the system survive for a hair under four hours with Wi-Fi on and web-centric actual use. Not terrible, but considering some of the all-day results we've been seeing from some units these days, it's behind the curve a little.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Dell XPS 15z (Microsoft)
Source: PC Mag English
Although it's priced to move, the Dell XPS 15z (Microsoft) is no poor man's MacBook Pro. Its high-grade aluminum enclosure is every bit as luxurious as that of its nemesis, while its parts can breeze through any piece of software—yet it won't cost you nearly as much. Buying from the Microsoft Store means that this laptop is stripped of most of the third-party software and includes free (but limited) technical support—that's the only thing that distinguishes this version from those bought elsewhere. But the 15z is a highly rated desktop replacement no matter you buy it.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/10/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Dell XPS 15z (Intel Core i5-2410M)
Source: Hardware Zone English
There is a new shift in notebook design, and we can smell it. Using the well-honed art of superficial electronic ogling we have pin-pointed the 15.6-inch Dell XPS 15z’s exact source of inspiration -- the MacBook Pro. The XPS 15z offers a 15.6-inch Full HD 1080p display for entertainment and web-browsing experiences, NVIDIA graphics with 3DTV play capabilities, built-in WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, USB 3.0, and a backlit keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/29/2011
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 85% performance: 80% mobility: 85%
Dell XPS 15z Review: Style & Power With a Beautiful Screen
Source: Notebooks.com English
If you are looking for a MacBook Pro, go buy a MacBook Pro. If you are looking for a sexy looking Windows notebook with plenty of power and a beautiful 1080P HD display, then the XPS15z is the notebook for you.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/27/2011
83% Dell XPS 15z review
Source: PC Pro English
If you can afford it, though, this top-end XPS 15z is a wonderfully well-rounded laptop. It’s powerful and long-lasting with no small amount of style, and that all-round balance makes it very hard to top. Dell looks to have another winner on its hands.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/27/2011
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 83% performance: 83% features: 83% ergonomy: 83%
80% Dell XPS 15z review
Source: CNet English
Apple's MacBook Pro may well look the part when it gets pulled out in a swanky coffee shop, but it commands a steep price tag. The Dell XPS 15z offers great performance with an attractive, slim design. If you're after a MacBook Pro but can't quite get the cash, this laptop may be a good alternative.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/11/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Dell XPS 15z Laptop Review
Source: Hardwareheaven English
Starting first with the build quality of the XPS 15z we have system which impresses from the moment we unbox it. The large, curved anodized aluminium sheets which make up the top and bottom of the system look and feel great while offering a sturdy feel to the system. Dell have also chosen a good screen for use with the system, one which offers decent brightness, detail and viewing angles which are well above most midrange systems.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/06/2011
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 90% workmanship: 90%
60% Dell XPS 15z notebook review
Source: Hexus English
Despite some niggling issues, we've come away modestly impressed with the XPS 15z. The notebook's design may not be original (far from it), but the end result is an elegant-looking machine that's thin, light and armed with plenty of power beneath the hood. Build quality could and perhaps should be better, but Dell has managed to deliver a lot of performance-per-pound in a visually-attractive PC.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/05/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%
90% Dell XPS 15z review
Source: PC Advisor English
Let's hope that the XPS 15z proves to be a turning point for Dell, signaling a new direction for Dell consumer product design and engineering in general, rather than a niche "high style" brand that will represent only a small fraction of the company's consumer sales. Perhaps in two or three years, the Dell lineup will consist entirely of sleek, stylish, well-built models with great features and reasonable prices. And we'll say, "You know, it all started with that XPS 15z." Regardless of how things turn out, this is one of the best laptops Dell has made in a long time. It has its quirks, and it's not a great value in its higher-priced configurations, but it hits all the right notes. It's good enough to make me look forward to the future models of the XPS z-series, and to hope that the sensibilities that produced this laptop find expression throughout Dell's product lines.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/04/2011
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Dell XPS 15z
Source: PC World English
Let's hope that the XPS 15z proves to be a turning point for Dell, signaling a new direction for Dell consumer product design and engineering in general, rather than a niche "high style" brand that will represent only a small fraction of the company's consumer sales. Perhaps in two or three years, the Dell lineup will consist entirely of sleek, stylish, well-built models with great features and reasonable prices. And we'll say, "You know, it all started with that XPS 15z." Regardless of how things turn out, this is one of the best laptops Dell has made in a long time. It has its quirks, and it's not a great value in its higher-priced configurations, but it hits all the right notes. It's good enough to make me look forward to the future models of the XPS z-series, and to hope that the sensibilities that produced this laptop find expression throughout Dell's product lines.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 90%
82% Dell XPS 15z
Source: Computer Shopper English
Hot on the heels of the 2011 update of the Dell XPS 15, which we looked at back in May, is the release of that machine's hip younger brother, the XPS 15z. The XPS 15z has a strong design, a beautiful 1080p LCD, and speed for the money. We had some quibbles, but its CPU/GPU muscle and long battery life make this a fine all-purpose machine.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 82%
90% Dell XPS 15z review
Source: Techradar English
Other interior features are limited to the power button, which sits centrally above the keyboard, the wide touchpad and two speakers, which sit either side of the keyboard. It's a minimalist laptop design that works too well for words.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/29/2011
Rating: Total score: 90%
Dell's XPS 15z Ultra Slim Notebook Review
Source: Hot Hardware English
The bottom line is that at it's price point, we doubt you'll find a superior 15.6" machine out there right now. Dell has done just about everything right with this one. Plus, it's fast. Really fast in everything save for hardcore gaming. For the vast majority of consumers, it'll do everything they need and more, and look great while doing it.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/20/2011
Review: Dell XPS 15z
Source: Gadgetmix English
Despite the battery life being on a shorter side, attention to fine detail in design and even the not very correct trackpad Dell XPS 15z notebook is impressive notebook especially considering the price tag of . Dell XPS 15z, compared to other 15 inch notebook of similar hardware, ranks well with overall functionality and looks. It is a powerful and portable PC. Dell XPS 15z Laptopis well worth $999 you pay for it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/19/2011
70% Dell XPS 15z (P12F) laptop
Source: Good Gear Guide English
There is a lot to like about the Dell XPS 15z; primarily, it has a good configuration, strong build quality, a Full HD screen and a good price ($1698 at the time of writing). However, its keyboard is awful; it is perhaps the worst keyboard we've ever seen on a Dell laptop. We're also not fans of the design, which looks a little tacky — especially the ribbed hinges and chrome trim.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/16/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
Dell XPS 15z first look
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The XPS 15z's current UK launch price of £1,200 doesn't seem too steep when you consider that it has few competitors, and the specifications it packs into its slim metal shell - though we really hope a Blu-ray drive and SSD option will be offered in the future. However, be sure to read our upcoming review for the final verdict!
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/10/2011
80% Dell XPS 15z
Source: CNet English
Dell claims its new XPS 15z is the world's thinnest 15-inch laptop, or more precisely that it's the "thinnest 15-inch PC on the planet." Claiming to be the world's thinnest Windows laptop, the Dell XPS 15z is a sharp-looking package with upgradable high-end features and a reasonable $999 starting price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/24/2011
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 70%
80% Dell XPS 15z review
Source: Engadget English
These two laptops are not equals, but they never had to be -- for hundreds upon hundreds of dollars less than the Mac competition, Dell's unleashed an attractive, powerful and definitely desirable Windows PC. It's perhaps desirable enough to woo buyers who prefer Windows but love the Mac aesthetic. We suspect that's Dell's plan here, because while we really appreciate the XPS 15z's metal construction and choice parts, it hasn't really changed the game.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/23/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Dell XPS 15z Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Dell XPS 15z addresses the two major concerns we had with the XPS 15, namely, bulk and endurance. This slimmed-down system has a more elegant, streamlined look and measures less than an inch thick. Plus, you get 6 hours of battery life. Our only major complaint is that the keyboard doesn't feel as comfortable as it should and that it's hard to see the letters when the backlight is off. Is the $1,534 asking price worth it when you can get a similarly configured XPS 15 with Blu-ray for $1,299? Yes, if you're willing to pay more for portability. Besides, our XPS 15z is still less expensive than the 15-inch MacBook Pro. That machine offers longer battery life but starts at $1,799. Bottom line: If you're shopping for a Windows notebook, the XPZ 15z is one of the better 15-inch machines that money can buy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/23/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Dell XPS 15z
Source: PC Mag English
As awe-inspiring as the XPS 15 is, it was neither thin nor light enough to compete on the same level as the Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch (Thunderbolt). Dell had the answer in its now-defunct Adamo line and applied it to the XPS 15z. I wouldn't call it the thinnest 15-inch laptop on the planet, but it can definitely give the MacBook Pro a run for its money in terms of thinness and looks. Its speed and battery scores lived up to expectation, but more importantly, you pay significantly less than what you would for the MacBook Pro 15-inch.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/23/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Dell XPS 15z
Source: PC Magazin - 11/11 German
Single Review, , Very Short, Date: 10/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
Dell XPS 15z
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/27/2011
Rating: performance: 65% features: 70% display: 50% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 50%
81% Dell XPS 15z
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/14/2011
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 86% features: 89% display: 76% mobility: 78% ergonomy: 89% emissions: 73%
80% Dell XPS 15z im Test
Source: ITespresso German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/08/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Dell XPS 15z im Test: Flach, stark und gestylt
Source: Onlinekosten.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/25/2011
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 85% features: 85% display: 87% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 87%
83% Test Dell XPS 15z Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/28/2011
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 86% display: 76% mobility: 86% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 86% emissions: 75%
Dell XPS 15z
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
positive: casing, workmanship, performance, display; negative: loud fan, short battery runtime when idle
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/03/2011
Dell XPS 15z im Test
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
good performance, mirroring display
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/24/2011
Plattgemacht
Source: c't - 16/11 German
workmanship and equipment deficient
Single Review, , Long, Date: 07/01/2011
80% Dell XPS 15z
Source: PCM Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/14/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Dell XPS 15z
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/30/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
DELL XPS 15z - tenký a stylový
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: 3 years warranty, interfaces (HDMI, DisplayPort, eSATA, USB 3.0), battery runtime, slim and light; negative: ergonomy (keyboard)
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/23/2011
Đánh giá Dell XPS 15z
Source: Sohoa VN Express VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/23/2011
兼顾轻薄与性能 最薄15寸本戴尔XPS15z评测
Source: PC Online.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/23/2011
Ревю на Dell XPS 15z (най-тънкото 15.6-инчово PC на планетата)
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
positive: design, display, fast HDD, long battery runtime; negative: performance
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/13/2011
67% Dell XPS 15Z
Source: Dinside NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/05/2011
Rating: Total score: 67%
デル XPS 15zの簡易レビュー
Source: The Hikaku JA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/17/2012
90% 1인치 언더의 날씬한 고성능 15.6인치 표준 노트북 PC - 델 XPS15z (성능편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/16/2011
Rating: Total score: 90%
1인치 언더의 날씬한 고성능 15.6인치 표준 노트북 PC - 델 XPS15z (외형편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/02/2011

 

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Dell: Dell Inc. is a multinational technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells, and supports personal computers and other computer-related products. Based in Texas, Dell employs more than 82,700 people worldwide (2009). In 2006, Dell purchased the computer hardware manufacturer Alienware. In most countries, the laptops are directly sold to consumers by Dell and each notebook custom-assembled according to a selection of options. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

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Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

ATI Mobility Radeon X1800: The ATI Mobility Radeon X1800 is a reduced version of the X1800XT with still a high current consumption.

NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX: GeForce Go 7900 GTX is the predecessor of the 7950 GTX and has still a very good DirectX 9 performance. 

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400: The NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400 the competitor to the ATI Mobility Radeon X1400. Caution there are some versions with reduced momry bus available.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M: Based on the GeForce GT 425M with slightly higher core clock speeds.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core Duo: Double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption. The 2 MB L2 Cache are used together by the double. The maximum capacity of 31 watts is only 4 watts more than with the Pentium M (predecessor). Both cores are lowered automatically and independently of each other by speed steps down to 1 GHz. In addition it now supports also SSE3 instructions. At least it is just as fast as a equivalent Pentium M. With applications, which were designed for multi-processors, the performance can be nearly twice as fast as with the Pentium M (e.g. CineBench around 86% fast)

T2600: Second fastest Core Duo based on the Yonah core. Does not support 64 Bit operating systems.

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

2620M: Very fast Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. 


12.1: This is a common display format for subnotebooks. Most netbooks have a tinier display. The advantage is, that the subnotebook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes, especially with high resolutions.

15.6: 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.

17.1: Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.

20.1: This format for notebook displays exists since 2006 for giant desktop replacement laptops and yet is rarely used. There does not exist any bigger screen for laptops. Critics request or deny, that these devices can be called notebook, laptop or mobile computer. The DTR-Laptops can't be carried easily, need much current, but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2 kg:

These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 12 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

9 kg:

This laptop is extremely heavy. Even babys can be carried easier. Only few desktop replacements with 20 inch display fit in this class of weight.


82.59%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Notebooks from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Fujitsu Lifebook AH531
Core i3 2310M
» Samsung RC512-S02
Core i7 2630QM

Notebooks with the same GPU

» Toshiba Satellite L775-166
Core i5 2430M, 17.3", 2.9 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Z470
Core i5 2410M, 14.0", 2.2 kg
» Samsung QX411-W01
Core i5 2410M, 14.0", 2.3 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L775-127
Core i5 2410M, 17.3", 2.9 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L775-125
Core i5 2410M, 17.3", 2.8 kg
» Fujitsu Lifebook NH751
Core i7 2630QM, 17.3", 3.67 kg
» Toshiba Satellite Pro L770-116
Core i5 2410M, 17.3", 2.752 kg
» Toshiba Satellite M645-S4118X
Core i5 2410M, 14.0", 2.4 kg
» Dell Inspiron 17R-N7110
Core i5 2410M, 17.3", 3.3 kg
» Dell Vostro 3750
Core i5 2410M, 17.3", 3.02 kg
» Dell Inspiron 17R (N7110)
Core i5 2410M, 17.3", 3.3 kg

Laptops with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-n070sa
Radeon HD 8330, A-Series A4-5000
» HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-n232sa
GeForce GT 740M, Core i5 4200U
» Packard Bell EasyNote TE69
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3217U
» Toshiba Satellite C55D-A-13U
Radeon HD 8400, A-Series A6-5200
» Lenovo IdeaPad S500-59392348
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3217U
» HP Pavilion 15-n029sr
Radeon HD 8670M, A-Series A10-5745M
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-06- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)