Dell XPS Dell Inspiron XPS P4 Extreme Edition Notebook

Dell is taking its award-winning Inspiron notebook line to the
next level of performance with the introduction of the Inspiron(tm) XPS, its
first gaming notebook aimed at enthusiasts. serious gamers can expect ultimate
performance, a customized XPS look, and for the first time on a Dell notebook,
an onsite upgradeable graphics option for a future graphics engine update. The
product will list at $ 2,849.00. The Inspiron XPS will include Intel® Pentium 4 (3.4 GHz) or
Pentium 4 Extreme Edition (3.4 GHz) processors and the recently launched ATI
MOBILITY(tm) RADEON(tm) 9700 with 128MB of memory, giving the system enough
muscle to play today’s popular games. The Inspiron XPS will also feature
subwoofer sound, an integrated DVI port, Gigabit Ethernet(a), four USB 2.0
ports, IEEE 1394 and fast hard drives. The notebook will come with one of three exclusive
personalization QuickSnap color kit options that customers can use to cover the
entire back of the product including Cipher (green and purple), Skullz
(black-and-white skull-and-bones) and Plasma (red and black).

Dell XPS Dell Inspiron XPS P4 Extreme Edition Notebook

Dell is taking its award-winning Inspiron notebook line to the
next level of performance with the introduction of the Inspiron(tm) XPS, its
first gaming notebook aimed at enthusiasts. At a product launch here this
evening, Dell told reporters that serious gamers can expect ultimate
performance, a customized XPS look, and for the first time on a Dell notebook,
an onsite upgradeable graphics option for a future graphics engine update. The
product will list at $ 2,849.00.

The Inspiron XPS will include Intel® Pentium 4 (3.4 GHz) or
Pentium 4 Extreme Edition (3.4 GHz) processors and the recently launched ATI
MOBILITY(tm) RADEON(tm) 9700 with 128MB of memory, giving the system enough
muscle to play today’s popular games. The Inspiron XPS will also feature
subwoofer sound, an integrated DVI port, Gigabit Ethernet(a), four USB 2.0
ports, IEEE 1394 and fast hard drives.

Offered for the first time on Dell notebooks, the Inspiron XPS
will feature a graphics upgrade option for enthusiasts who want to stay at the
top of their game with leading-edge technology. And, getting the graphics card
upgrade is easy. The customer purchases the upgrade, available at a later date,
and a Dell technician will be dispatched to install the graphics card at the
customer’s home. The service is based on the customer’s schedule which
eliminates the need to send the system back to Dell and experience unnecessary
downtime.

Additionally, Inspiron XPS customers will have dedicated tech support manned by
experienced technicians, oftentimes gamers themselves, who are knowledgeable and
able to troubleshoot, diagnose and handle the most demanding inquiries. Dell
also works with hardware vendors and game developers so that specific issues can
be resolved.

Unique Look

New for Dell, the Inspiron XPS is designed to look distinctly different than
other systems in the line. The notebook will come with one of three exclusive
personalization QuickSnap color kit options that customers can use to cover the
entire back of the product including Cipher (green and purple), Skullz
(black-and-white skull-and-bones) and Plasma (red and black). In addition, each
system will come with an exclusive backpack designed for the XPS.

"We tasked our Inspiron XPS development team with creating a notebook that
pulled out all of the stops to achieve an ultimate level of mobile performance,"
said Gretchen Miller, director, Inspiron product marketing, Dell. "The result is
a product that looks great and packs a performance punch. The Inspiron XPS is
capable of taking on the requirements demanded by gamers and enthusiasts and
will be supported by some of the best technicians in the industry."

Additional technical information for the Inspiron XPS

Intel® Pentium 4 and Pentium 4 Extreme Edition both at 3.4GHz
512MB to 2GB DDR RAM at 400MHz
UXGA UltraSharp(tm) Wide Aspect Display (15.4-inch)
ATI MOBILITY(tm) RADEON(tm) 9700 128MB
10/100/1000 Ethernet(a), integrated 56K(b) v.92 capable modem
Optional integrated Wi-Fi (802.11b/g or 802.11a/b/g) and BlueTooth capability
DVD+RW/+R(c)
Choice of Hard Drives: 60GB (7200 RPM), 80GB (5400 RPM)
Integrated subwoofer
Ports include four USB 2.0, one S-Video Out, one IEEE 1394 port and integrated
DVI port
One PC Card slot
96-watt Hour Lithium Ion battery
Optional second hard drive and floppy disk drive
Included choice of 1 QuickSnap(tm) Color Kit cover
Exclusive XPS backpack