Dell Unveils Ultimate World of Warcraft Laptop


Dell has announced the XPS M1730 World of Warcraft Edition notebook PC, a special laptop tailored specifically for WoW fans. The computer will come pre-loaded with WoW and the expansion, The Burning Crusade. Gamers can choose artwork for either the Alliance or the Horde to adorn their system, along with original desktop art and screensavers. The package will also come with a special WoW backpack filled with other Warcraft-related goodies. Starting price for the laptop begins at $4,499. You can check out full details for the PC after the break.

Special XPS M1730 World of Warcraft content includes:

  • Custom design featuring original art by Blizzard artists on LCD back, and Honor Badges on the wings
  • 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. [i]
    • An Account Upgrade Certificate enabling the upgrade of a World of Warcraft account1 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.1

Starting at $4,499 (USD), the XPS M1730 World of Warcraft Edition system includes:

  • Aggressive styling with backlit Honor Badges, touchpad and keyboard
  • LightFX perimeter lighting for added immersion during game play

· Full-size keyboard with 10-key number pad to help navigate games

  • AGEIA PhysX mobile processor and built-in Logitech® GamePanel LCD
  • NVIDIA SLI graphics power and 512MB of dedicated video RAM with DirectX® 10 realism
  • Optional over-clockable [ii] Intel®Extreme Edition Core™ 2 Duo processor, up to 3.4GHz
  • Optional dual RAID 7,200 RPM hard drives for fast access or even faster access with an optional 64GB solid state drive
  • Full HD 17-inch widescreen and available Blu-ray Disc™ to provide the ultimate mobile viewing experience

· 7ms average display response time [iii] to ensure quick overall system performance

  • Complete wireless connectivity with built-in Optional Mobile Broadband, [iv] Wireless-N, Bluetooth, and Dell’s exclusive Wi-Fi Catcher™
  • Built-in camera and digital array microphones to clearly see and flame the competition
  • Dual headphone jacks, noise-isolating ear buds and a portable ExpressCard media remote

For more information about the XPS M1730 World of Warcraft Edition notebook PC, visit

First-Class Service for XPS Customers

All XPS notebook computers feature Dell’s first-class XPS service, which guarantees quick telephone access to Dell’s best home-computer technicians and a 15-month subscription to virus and spyware protection. XPS notebooks purchased from Dell also include one year of LoJack for Laptops [v] theft recovery service and one year of 10GB online storage and backup space with Dell DataSafe Online Backup. More information is at

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20 Comments on Dell Unveils Ultimate World of Warcraft Laptop


On December 4, 2007 at 5:20 pm

for 5 grand thats not really worth it…


On December 4, 2007 at 6:02 pm

WHOA too steep price. why dont i just spent 1k on a laptop with better specs and get it sprayed, will look better than having a massive dell sticker on it too!


On December 4, 2007 at 9:33 pm

4499 and the blu-ray is an OPTION. Yeeesh ! :roll:


On December 5, 2007 at 3:29 am

You don’t exactly need a 5k laptop to play WoW (lowest I ever played it was on a geforce 2 mx to give you an idea). If this is to target WoW players they got it all wrong. Now if this were crysis it’d make sense, but I doubt these specs could even run that hehe maybe.


On December 5, 2007 at 7:02 am

Thats one of the lamest things i ever seen.
To much WoW, id say.

Diana Moneymaker

On December 5, 2007 at 2:54 pm

What a waste of money.

Spend all that money just to waste your life playing a stupid game? I just don’t get it.

-Diana Moneymaker


On December 7, 2007 at 1:11 am

It’s not about wasting money. It is a waste to some not all. If you don’t want it stop talking about it. Its about having fun while hanging out with your friends. When you’re with friends you waste money. Think about it and you’ll see I’m right. Wether it be gas money or drinks or whatever. SO STOP DISSING ON THINGS YOU’LL NEVER UNDERSTAND.


On December 23, 2007 at 7:57 pm

Pointless to make a laptop special for WoW, you could, if you search, probablly find a $500 laptop that can play it fine… the graphics on the back are pointless. not to affend anybody but its just displaying that your a WoW geek, not saying its a bad game and all, but its not the kind of thing to show off to your friends.. not to mention the price


On April 3, 2008 at 12:57 pm

it isnt a waste of money its reality and you would see that if you played


On May 30, 2008 at 6:23 pm



On July 14, 2008 at 7:21 am

There is nothing wrong with WoW, it’s our choice and if we are “wasting our time” playing wow it is none of your business……

gnome grown

On September 11, 2008 at 7:47 pm

this is an awsome laptop even though it is almost 5k.. i honestly wouldnt pay more than 2.5k for this but it is f()ck!ng amazing… i hope they do something for WotLK


On September 19, 2008 at 11:10 am

:shock: Im in love!!! :D this is ammmaazing… <3 :wink: the price isnt soo much lol but def. thinking about it!!


On October 29, 2008 at 7:24 pm

umm…i am a wow player, and i would advise just building your own laptop from dell, or another company. you would end up paying less and getting better specs. they’re basing this inflated price on the special wow “stuff” that comes in the box with the laptop i believe…and it’s not even close to being worth the price they stick on it.


On October 29, 2008 at 7:29 pm

I am a wow geek. seriously, geek. But even i would feel a little weird about having huge wow paraphernalia all over my laptop. you know… i think that although some might like it, that a lot of people would agree with me. there’s just something a little “too much” about it. a little too juvenile. yes i know that seems ‘ironic’ because it is built about a fantasy game. but that’s how it comes across to me.


On October 29, 2008 at 7:30 pm

oh, and Rick is right. you can Build or buy a better one for less money.

SamaaKnight( wow name)

On March 4, 2011 at 7:23 am

They laptop mind you is cool i agree with the idea that its just a scam and not worth the price gouge they make and i have a little toshiba satellite and payed like 500 dollars and it plays it with excellence good debate ove r the topic tho but the opposing side has won i think and yea there r stupid people in this world that like to comment things they never tried or even know anything about but u have to ignore them and hope they all get rapped and just leave it at that lol hahahahaha!!!!!! ……………..


On March 10, 2011 at 7:01 pm

Diana Moneymaker.. you talk about us wasting our life playing a “stupid” game, but the way I see it.. you just wasted a few minutes of your life reading an article you had no interest in and then another minute bashing the computer, the game, and the people that play this game. That’s quite pathetic too, imo. And I’d have to say you’re even quite ignorant to even bash something you know nothing of in the first place. Everyone likes doing different things. We just so happen to enjoy this game. It’s not just about playing a fantasy game.. you actually meet some really great people in this game, too. And it’s a lot cheaper than going out to bars all the time or bowling or whatever you like to do. I’m not bashing those things by any means, but my point is that those things cost money too. So, while some of us may buy an expensive laptop like this and pay $15 a month to play the game.. you could spend hundreds of dollars a month doing the things you enjoy doing. So, it all kind of works out. But anyway, might want to think next time before you go making yourself look like a jack@ss.


On September 2, 2011 at 7:49 pm

i hope the price goes down this looks epic to get

cokin guy

On November 26, 2011 at 11:59 am

Wow way to expensive its cool and all but a little to much i meen i would get it if it was like 500 lol i am a cheapy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!