Originally Posted by Albsterama
I've been loyal to Dell until now because they use to bring cutting edge products like my i8200 years ago & the ultrasharp screens that was way ahead of it's time back then. However, this Gen 2 order and the Dell CS is a fiasco, I'm almost done with Dell....the Clevo 900K is looking good, abliet my wife is shuddering at the cost of it.
<aaaahhhh> feels good to have a rant....
My approach is to order the best system I can find for my needs at the time I need one. The last two laptops have been Dells, but that doesn't mean the next one will be. I'll certainly look at them, and the fact I've been happy with the Inspiron 8000 and now the XPS Gen 1 will be taken into account, but if someone else has a better system for my needs when the time comes to upgrade, then so be it.
So I wouldn't worry too much about being loyal to Dell. The system you've ordered looks like a hot setup - but if they can't deliver it, it doesn't matter much, does it? At the end of the day you are paying a vendor to provide you with a laptop - THEY have to earn your $$$, you certainly don't owe loyalty to them.