Well, I got this a few months ago for my schoolwork. Awesome brand, great looking, nice clear screen, fast mousepad, pretty good keyboard, etc... Though, I have had a few problems lately. First, at random times of when I'm on, the screen with just go black, making me have to press the power button to turn it off, then have to start it up again and re-do any lost data. Adobe crashes often, as do other programs, and not to long ago it failed to start three times, before finally running a program to -try- to make it start. It in the end did, and I'm on it right now. It is in great shape, there's only one small scratch beside the mousepad from my earbuds.
The outer cover makes me kinda nervous at times since it seems so fragile and thin.
Other than that, I LOVE it and I'm very thankful that I at least have a DELL laptop! ;)