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Dell XPS M1730

alaTest has collected and analyzed 387 reviews of Dell XPS M1730. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the keyboard and usability are generally positive. The design and screen also get good feedback, whereas many are less positive about the energy efficiency and battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Dell XPS M1730 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Dell XPS M1730

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Dell XPS M1730 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the usability and price are overall positive. The keyboard and performance also get good reviews.

performance, keyboard, price, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Dell XPS M1730

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Dell XPS M1730 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Comments about the design and performance are overall positive. The price and durability also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the size and usability.

durability, price, performance, design

portability, usability, size

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2020

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Dell XPS M1730

 

Is this 'The Beast' or more of a Christmas Turkey? Andy finds out as we look at Dell's latest gaming notebook, the XPS M1730.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Stephen Patrick (pocket-lint.com)

Dell XPS M1730 laptop

 

If you have any passing interest in PC gaming then you'll have found it impossible to ignore Dell's XPS gaming range, as it's the most powerful brand out there. If there is an argument that serious gamers shouldn't opt for a notebook, as it isn't as...

Plenty of power, great design

Big, expensive.

If there is an argument that serious gamers shouldn’t opt for a notebook, as it isn’t as versatile as a desktop PC, then the Dell XPS M1730 all but dismisses this line.

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : tech.co.uk staff (techradar.com)

Dell XPS M1730 review

 

A stunning machine, and not just for gamers

Strong construction ; Superbly powerful

Not particularly portable

A real 'beast' of a laptop that had delivers power and performance in equal measure

Jan, 2008

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Dell XPS M1730 review

 

Subtle and sleek are two adjectives that can't be used to describe Dell's latest gaming laptop.

Feb, 2008

Expert review by : Zoe Mutter (techadvisor.co.uk)

Dell XPS M1730 power laptop

 

The Dell XPS M1730 is an ogre of a machine, weighing nearly 5kg. It is predominantly a gaming notebook thanks to its AGEIA PhysX Accelerator and the latest NVIDIA SLI technology.

Although you're paying a price nearing the £2,000 mark, you get a machine offering top performance in return. The Dell XPS M1730 is definitely for the more serious laptop users and gamers out there, and it would be a good desktop-replacement thanks to...

Nov, 2007

Expert review by (channel5.com)

Dell XPS M1730

 

This is a 43 cm high-performance gaming notebook which is based on the Intel Santa Rosa platform and comes loaded with an Intel Core 2 Extreme X790 processor and Dual 200GB 7200RPM Hitachi drives. At 4.8 kg in weight and 5cm in thickness it is heavier...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by (channelpro.co.uk)

Dell XPS M1730 - Update

 

Dell refreshes its top-end gaming laptop with a stunning new spec. Mike Jennings finds out how fast it can go.

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Andrew Tiney (reghardware.co.uk)

Dell XPS M1730 17in gaming laptop

 

It's not cheap, but it is reliable and sports some impressive specs.

With the basic spec starting off at around £1399/With the basic spec starting off at around £1399/$1999 and rising to over £2600/$3800, the XPS M1730 is not a cheap machine. But its impressive specification and sturdy build help to make it reasonable...

May, 2008

Expert review by : Techworld (techworld.com)

Dell XPS M1730 power laptop

 

Although you're paying a price nearing the £2,000 mark, you get a machine offering top performance in return. The Dell XPS M1730 is definitely for the more serious laptop users and gamers out there, and it would be a good desktop-replacement thanks to...

Nov, 2007

Expert review by (goodgearguide.com.au)

Dell XPS M1730

 

AGEIA physics, SLI graphics, powerful CPU, speakers, additional display with performance monitor, high resolution screen, 2-megapixel webcam

No HDMI port, no e-SATA port, battery life

If you're a gamer and you need more mobility, this machine is clearly a great option. The lights are crazy and fun, if not too garish for some, and there's a tonne of power at your fingertips, including SLI graphics and an AGEIA physics card.

Sep, 2007