I’m completely taken aback by this. I know Michael Dell plays World of Warcraft, but I didn’t expect Blizzard and Dell to become business partners (you can actually set up WoW subscriptions through Dell now to my understanding).
But seriously, who in their right mind would drop $4,050 on a Warcraft themed notebook? Don’t get me wrong, it’s a spectacular notebook, but man…you’ve got to LOVE WoW to get this thing.
It comes with a ton of nice goodies in a WoW themed backpack, such as Beta passes for future WoW expansions, a “golden ticket” where you can get a figurine of your character. The system, however, isn’t a joke…it’s a beast by notebook standards. It comes with:
Dual 8700M GT SLI, which is DX10 Compatible
An Agea PhysX Card
An Intel Core2Duo T7500
2 GB Ram (667MHz)
160 Gig 7200RPM Hard Drive
And then of course the Backlit Keyboard, light effects, and custom graphics.
But the question still stands, who in their right mind would spend that kind of cash on this system???
The price and WoW link do seem a bit odd together. I mean, the laptop looks to be worth close to the price they charge for people who would use it as a portable graphics workstation, but the specs are ridiculously overkill for WoW.
Yeah but this is like 5 trips around the world compared to WoW’s recommended configuration. DX10 SLI GPUs? A physics accelerator unit that WoW will never use? Etc. A laptop with less ridiculous specs and a price tag closer to $2000 would make more sense for a WoW-tie-in. This one should have Crysis or UT2k7 shit on the front.