'Dell goes full-throttle with its latest XPS notebook, the M1730, which packs an Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900 processor, dual Nvidia graphics processors in an SLI configuration, and Ageia's PhysX controller, which theoretically makes games look more realistic than before.'
'new 17-inch high-performance gaming notebook'
'It's the first laptop ever to use a dedicated Ageia PhysX processing unit alongside two separate high-end graphics cards.'
'optional EV-DO or GPRS/EDGE cellular data Ethernet Built-in Marvell Yukon Gigabit controller Modem HDAudio V.92 soft data fax modem
SOFTWARE & ACCESSORIES Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2 Software Setup'
'Measuring 12 inches wide, 11.6 inches deep, and at points more than 2 inches thick, the metallic-silver-and-black Panasonic resembles a sport utility vehicle (though not a Hummer ).'
'the touch screen feels awkward--you have to lift your arm and reach over the keyboard to touch the screen, and you can't write on it as you would a tablet.'
'Shared video memory has a negative impact on system performance which may be okay for users with more modest graphics needs.'