Saturday, March 29, 2008

The Dell weekend continues!

We started the Dell Weekend here with coverage of the discussions of the new BluRay-powered Dell Inspiron laptops via the various high tech gadget blogs. Then we spotlighted a series of XPS specials, aka the XPS Fan Club :)

We continue today with two more specials, first up the lovely XPS M1730 laptop for only $2149 after $606 of instant savings. The M1730 as the name suggests features a 17" widescreen display! As with all things Dell, you can have it your way!

Next up we have the XPS M1530 laptop for only $1399 after instant savings of $619. As tne model name hints, the M1530 bares its soul to the world via a 15.4" widescreen display :) You can also customize it, given the available options.

All apologies to laptop purists out there, but we are now talking about a desktop! Oh my! The Inspiron 530 desktop is offered at $499, and Vista Haters will be thrilled that it comes with Windows XP. Please note that the price mentioned is before tax, fees, shipping & handling, and it reflects instant savings of $310.

The starting configuration's main specs are as follows:

  • Intel Core 2 Quad Processor Q6600 (8MB L2 cache,2.4GHz,1066FSB) processor
  • 3GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 667MHz - 4 DIMMs
  • 500GB Serial ATA Hard Drive (7200RPM) w/DataBurst Cache
  • 16x DVD+/-RW dvd burner
  • No Monitor
  • Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3100
  • 1Yr In-Home Service, Parts + Labor, 24x7 Phone Support

    And here are the secondary specifications:
  • Integrated 7.1 Channel Audio
  • Dell USB Keyboard and Dell Optical USB Mouse
  • No Floppy Drive Included
  • Windows XP Home Edition, hooray for Vista Haterz :)
  • Integrated 10/100 Ethernet
  • 56K PCI Data Fax Modem
  • No speakers (Speakers are required to hear audio from your system)

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