They've had two since this one.
Gamers and Enthusiasts.
But the low-end XPS is also just a nice multimedia PC.
More expansion slots and so forth.
I actually could care less about games. I'd buy an XPS Desktop if I were buying a Dell PC because it gives me the options I want.
At the very least, a GPU and a sound card.
Oh and Ubuntu *is* an option with the XPS notebook.
The author of an article on Linux.com took an informal survey of people on a Linux Users Group mailing list and found 75% of the (rather small sample of 25) respondents also used Windows or Mac OSX.
In addition, the author himself states that he 'recently received a new MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.4 from our corporate [Sourceforge, Inc. parent company of Sourceforge, Slashdot and Linux.com] headquarters' for use with some non-Linux apps."
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