Dell XPS M1710 gets Blu-ray drive

Posted on Monday, Dec 11 2006 @ 20:39 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Dell today added an option to include a Blu-ray drive with its XPS M1710 gaming notebooks. Configured with Blu-ray technology, the XPS M1710 supports read/write capabilities across CD, DVD and Blu-ray Disc media. Using Blu-ray Disc technology, M1710 users can burn up to 50GB of data or author up to 50GB of theater-quality video on a single piece of media.

Key Benefits of the Dell XPS M1710 Blu-ray-enabled Notebook
  • High picture quality at 48 Mbps and up to 1,080p high-definition resolution Offers up to 7.1 channels of uncompressed surround sound and options for up to 32 audio streams for cinematic sound
  • Backwards compatibility with CD and DVD, which enables DVD and CD movie playback, DVD and Blu-ray Disc (BD) authoring and CD, DVD and BD data burning
  • First Blu-ray Disc system to meet logo requirements for NVIDIA PureVideo technology which delivers the ultimate HD experience on a PC
  • Intel Core 2 Duo T7600 and Intel Core 2 Duo T7600G (2.33GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 667 MHz FSB) processors
  • Superior NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX graphics processing unit with 512MB delivers vivid realism in the latest games at extreme HD
  • Up to 4 GB1 667 MHz DDR2 memory
  • Serial ATA hard drive up to 160 GB2
  • Personalized XPS service with dedicated sales, specially trained technicians and designated phone queue
This holiday season, customers worldwide can purchase Dell XPS M1710 notebooks configured with Blu-ray technology. Pricing starts at approximately US$3,699.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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