Dell Now Offering Dual 8800 GTX Cards In XPS M1730

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Today’s news from Dell shouldn’t come as any surprise for notebook gaming enthusiasts. Dell officially announced the availability of dual nVidia GeForce 8800M GTX video cards (2 x 512MB) with nVidia SLI for the XPS M1730 and XPS M1730 World of Warcraft edition notebooks.


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Dell claims the XPS M1730 laptop configured with dual GeForce 8800M GTX is capable of producing a 3DMark06 score of up to a 13,500 3DMarks … a 49 percent improvement over dual nVidia Geforce 8700M GT SLI technology.

In short, this latest dual graphics card option delivers stunning performance even for demanding games like Crysis and BioShock.

While this might sound like bitter news for people who already purchased the XPS M1730, Dell has another surprise in store. Dell will offer a "graphics upgrade program" for customers with existing XPS M1730 and XPS M1730 World of Warcraft edition laptops!

New customers can configure the XPS M1730 with dual 512MB GeForce 8800M GTX cards for an additional $700. Details on the upgrade program will be available soon.

Of course, Dell is not the first notebook manufacturer to offer dual 8800M GTX video cards. Sager was first to the market with the release of the NP9262 with dual 8800M GTX cards last year.

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