Dell, one of the world’s largest makers of personal computers, this week announced World of Warcraft (WoW) Edition notebook for gamers. The machine, which will retail for $4499 and upwards, promises unprecedented performance for mobile gamers thanks to pre-overclocked microprocessor, two graphics chips, physics accelerator, solid state drive and some other innovations.
The system is emblazoned with custom World of Warcraft artwork, inside and out, that leaves no question as to purpose – pure, unadulterated gaming action. The XPS M1730 features Intel Core 2 Extreme Edition processor for notebooks with up to 3.40GHz clock-speed, two Nvidia GeForce 8700M GT graphics processors in SLI mode, Ageia PhysX 100M physics processing unit, optional two hard drives with 7200rpm spindle speed, optional 64GB solid state drive, optional Blu-ray drive, 17” monitor with 1920x1200 resolution as well as other leading edge components.
The Dell XPS M1730 will be available to all U.S. customers on December 11 via Dell’s web-site.
“This truly legendary collaboration with Blizzard reinforces Dell’s commitment to design excellence and dedication to delivering the best possible gaming experience. World of Warcraft players can now have the ultimate system to reflect their passion for the game,” said Glen Robson head of XPS systems at Dell.
The World of Warcraft edition notebook sports a number of exclusive features from Dell and Blizzard, the developer of the game that has become legendary, besides visual design enhancements:
- World of Warcraft and World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade pre-loaded on system, including the latest content updates;
- Original desktop background artwork and screensavers;
- A World of Warcraft-themed backpack that includes: retail box copies of World of Warcraft, World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade, and the Warcraft Battle Chest , which includes with Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and Warcraft III: Frozen Throne. Latest Brady Games strategy guides for World of Warcraft, The Burning Crusade, Warcraft III and The Frozen Throne, World of Warcraft DVD with a behind-the-scenes look at “The Making of WoW”;
- A special Quest Envelope that ships separately with exclusive rare items: a Golden Ticket allowing customers to receive a special custom FigurePrint based on the actual World of Warcraft character that they play; an Account Upgrade Certificate enabling the upgrade of a World of Warcraft account to receive the Collector’s Edition pets from both the original World of Warcraft Collector’s Edition and the World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Collector’s Edition; a World of Warcraft Beta Club Card to enable customers to take part in upcoming public beta tests.