Dell XPS M1530 review
A superb laptop, combining excellent ergonomics and slick looks with a good dollop of power.
Review Date: 25 Feb 2008
Reviewed By: Sasha Muller
Price when reviewed: (£879 inc VAT)
Don't buy this laptop
the article fails to mention that it heats up to a very high temperature. You can't ever put it on your lap or on any surface that doesn't give it room to breathe. I've had many problems with it and it has had to go in for repairs twice the last was a motherboard failure costing £420+VAT to repair.
Looks nice, works nice, breaks down a lot.
By Lorraine on 29 Mar 2010
Best laptop of 2008
I think the above comments is a tad harsh; using a laptop on your lap is a sure fire way to break the laptop and cause overheating issues! Especially when its a gaming laptop designed to be high powered!
The XPS1530 is still a tip top laptop; I use it regulary for everything from 3D rendering, to video editing and webdesign & it still looks as good and works as fast as it did 2 year ago. I tend to use a lot of Mac's and the build quality is easily on par with Apples laptops whilst offering a substantial saving.
Fantastic bit of kit!
By bcmedia on 11 Jul 2010
I've had my 1530 for 2 years, it's a 4gb/250 and it has NEVER let me down. I think it's blue screened on me once and it was a major shock. It's used every day for at least 4 hours. I might need to get a bigger hard drive at some point but, and I've had a lot of PC's and laptops, I can safely say this is the best one I've ever had. Love it.
By toonarme on 20 Jul 2011
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