Originally Posted by Literature
I've never had a Dell myself, but the reviews on this make it sound sturdier than the average Dell.
I've had ones that were built sturdier than others (still have an Inspiron 8000 I bought in 2000). But I've never had a Dell laptop that didn't have some kind of integrated circuitry failure - CPU, sound card, video, Bluetooth, etc. - stuff that isn't just hand-swappable.