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Dell describes the XPS M1330 as fusing the "ultimate in computing technology" with a slick "expression of style". Having dominated the laptop market with a succession of corporate, gun-grey machines, the VAIO-esque XPS M1330 is indicative of a new consumer-orientated direction for the company.
http://www.tech.co.uk/computing/mobi...leid=638985294

I just dont understand the need for thinner and thinner componets. I suppose it will be the wave of the future, but you can get exponentialy better performance for another inch in height...
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That's not too thin >.>
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I've seen a couple of previews and what not, but it was just released today. More information on how it actually performs should start surfacing. More importantly I would like to see how these things hold up in the real world. Something that thin seems so fragile.
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it's not even THAT thin...lol. my macbook is like 1.1" or something...I don't even know...
I do think thin and light notebooks are awesome, though.
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i think if if I dropped it would shatter into a million pieces
    
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post #7 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Poppinj View Post
http://www.tech.co.uk/computing/mobi...leid=638985294

I just dont understand the need for thinner and thinner componets. I suppose it will be the wave of the future, but you can get exponentialy better performance for another inch in height...
Looks just as fin as a mac g4 or g5 labtop to me.
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Ultra thin, light notebooks are great for travellers. You might not think it, but lugging around a heavy laptop can be a real chore when youre on the road all the time.
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Looks just as fin as a mac g4 or g5 labtop to me.
There was never a G5 laptop. You mean Macbook or macbook pro isntead of G5.
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