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Well heres a thread for the *few* xps 1730 owners.

Go ahead and post your Likes/Dislikes and your current specs:

XPS 1730
Core 2 Duo t9500 @ 2.6
4gb ddr2 667
320gb Seagate 7200.3 7200rpm
8700gtm
Phisx card
Blu-Ray Drive
1920x1200 Screen

I love this things screen and light set up. However i dont like the single 8700, wheres the best place to get 8800's or 8700's?
    
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woah woah woah, this better be a laptop... *JaKe*
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What is a 8700gtm?
    
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YOu mean the brick ....... laptop i mean lol

Im not sure exactly what it is- 8700m gto i think
    
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I think maybe a 8700m GT? Any way it is nice but well there is better out there?
    
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OP, you might want to check out this thread:
http://www.overclock.net/laptops-not...rs-work-2.html
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Quote:
Originally Posted by borito4 View Post
Well heres a thread for the *few* xps 1730 owners.

Go ahead and post your Likes/Dislikes and your current specs:

XPS 1730
Core 2 Duo t9500 @ 2.6
4gb ddr2 667
320gb Seagate 7200.3 7200rpm
8700gtm
Phisx card
Blu-Ray Drive
1920x1200 Screen

I love this things screen and light set up. However i dont like the single 8700, wheres the best place to get 8800's or 8700's?
http://support.dell.com/support/down...&catid=&impid=

http://support.dell.com/support/edoc...0/en/index.htm

Laptop gpu's are for the most part you got what you got as far as upgrades are concerned.
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I know i can upgrade to SLI 8700's or 8800's. I was asking where is the best place to purchase these (dell wants 900 for dual 8800's)
    
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post #9 of 17
ebay. Look for a guy with name of extremecpu or something...talked to him on MSN, prety good guy.

I have the 8800's and they are simply awesome. Dont worry about the laptop haters and ppl who know nothing about them. Yes the card is changeable. Best place for m1730 owner is the m1730 thread on notebookforum/review.com

You processor could use some help too, specially if you get the 8800's...it will be your bottleneck
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post #10 of 17
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the t9500 @ 2.6 will bottle neck? wow. I allready spent 1k on this thing
dont know if i want to drop 500 for a new CPU and 1k for new GPU's
    
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