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Dual Screen SpaceBook Laptop Unsurprisingly Expensive

The main attraction of GScreen's SpaceBook laptop range is that they come by default with two full HD 17-inch screens; that said, they also carry a suggested retail price of $2395 and $2795 for the i5 and i7 models respectively, which is significantly more expensive than the competition.

The more affordable model comes with these two screens, an Intel i5-560m 2.66GHz CPU, 4GB RAM, a GeForce GTS250M with 1GB RAM, a 500GB 7200RPM HDD, a DVD writer, a magnesium alloy lid-frame and Windows 7 Home Premium; a $400 increase adds a more powerful i7-740QM CPU and 8GB RAM.

In comparison, Dell sells the XPS 17 with a second generation Intel Core i7-2630QM, a quad core CPU that overclocks to 2.9GHz, a full HD 17.3-inch monitor with a full DH webcam, 8GB RAM, a 500GB hard disk drive, a Bluray reader, DVD writer, a newer Geforce GT550M video card with 1GB RAM and Optimus technology, JBL 2.1 Speakers, backlit keyboard, Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030 and Bluetooth 3.0 for $1260 with two year warranty.

Which means that the SpaceBook tablet is not only twice as expensive as the XPS 17 from Dell, but also comes with a less powerful processor and video card and inferior features. So unless you really want to get two screens, you'd better stick to getting a souped-up laptop with a full HD resolution or get an external screen.