Originally Posted by c0ax
What scares me is that they were able to place an order for a brand new E1705, I don't know how... but they did. So I am afraid of ending up with another E1705 that simply matches my configuration.
Now they SHOULD give me something a bit better since I have been drug through hell and back, but I don't want an M1730! I was promised that but I think that is OVERKILL for me! I would be VERY happy with an M1710(7950GTX).
I agree with everyone here that you deserve more; however it's entirely within dells right to offer you the E1705 if they have one of similar specs, a 1720 but maybe you could argue for a single 8800m card, or hell there are still 15 1710's in the outlet.
It's what I expect to get come Tuesday when my replacement pops up.
One more thing though, These Dell's are refurbs, there was obviously something wrong with them, what if you are getting a refurb with the bad metal casing that shorts out motherboards? Something to think about.