Close

Loading image...
DELL Inspiron 17
+ 10 Videos

DELL Inspiron 17 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

Pocket Lint Hot Product PC Mag Editor's Choice techradar.com/au/ Recommended Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice Cnetfrance.fr Editor's Choice
2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB Dec 2013
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
Ready For Anything Megatasking Is The New MultitaskingOne thing at a time No way. With powerful Intel Core processors and Windows 8 apps for work and play, you can turn around tasks in a flash.... More
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
Dell Inspiron 17 Unboxing
Dell Inspiron 17 inch Review
Dell Inspiron 17 Review, Premium Touch Business Laptop
Dell Inspiron 17 Review - Theje's Notebook Reviews

14 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17 is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

DELL medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs DELL is one of the superior brands.

Very Big Screen Size

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". The screen size of the DELL Inspiron 17 of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest amongst similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17.

Chart Edit

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 17 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This DELL portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 17.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 17, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a full-size keyboard.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the HP Probook 450[plb_2078196_price] (1TB).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years, the Inspiron 17 has a front camera.

Chart Edit

802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

Chart Edit

Six Battery Cells

The DELL Inspiron 17 is a six battery cell count laptop. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 17 have between one and eight battery cells.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 17 is 23Wh and the biggest is 100Wh. The Inspiron 17 has one of the bigger battery capacities (65 watt-hours) amongst laptops of this age.

Chart Edit

1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

Chart Edit

2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on laptops of this age and spec.

Chart Edit

10 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 17 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Inspiron 17 which has one PCI Express lane (max).

Chart Edit

Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If you want a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Inspiron 17 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Chart Edit

Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The Inspiron 17 has one of the lower front camera resolutions (only 0.92 megapixels) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 28MP.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Inspiron 17 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. The average maximum turbo frequency of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 3GHz.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Laptops of this type and age have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Inspiron 17 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17.

Chart Edit

Heavy

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of 2.9 kilograms, the Inspiron 17 is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 17.

Chart Edit

Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

Chart Edit

Thick

The thinnest portable PC that was launched more than two years ago is 2.4mm thick, the thickest is 300mm, and the average height is 27mm. The DELL Inspiron 17 is one of the thicker laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 17 (31.05 millimeters) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 17

Released Over Three Years Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 17 over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Inspiron 17 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. Most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

Chart Edit

Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the HP Probook 450[plb_2078196_price] (8GB), or the DELL Latitude 12 5000[plb_2518961_price] (8GB).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Inspiron 17 has a fairly average processor clock speed (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 17.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Asus X553MA[plb_2396589_price] (1.86GHz).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

9 Awards

Pocket Lint Hot Product PC Mag Editor's Choice techradar.com/au/ Recommended Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice Cnetfrance.fr Editor's Choice hwt.dk Bronze Product of the Year vido.com.ua Recommended Magnus.de Good tek.no Recommended

Expert Reviews

(73)
23 June 2016

The Dell Inspiron 17 7000 2-in-1 has a big, beautiful display and solid performance for a convertible multimedia laptop, but its keyboard is shallow and its sheer size is clunky for the form factor...

4 January 2016

In review: Dell Inspiron 17 5759-5118. Test model courtesy of Dell Germany.The new Inspiron 17 model is equipped with a Skylake processor. This leads to enhanced application performance. However,...

15 July 2015

Keeping in mind the price range of the Inspiron 5758, we are thrilled with some of the features it offers. The design isn't special at all and it's subjective on top of that, but the build quality...

27 January 2015

Large, but not in charge: Dell's Inspiron 17 5000 is a desktop replacement with several good points, but performance shortcomings make us recommend a step up from the base configuration. Read More?...

13 November 2014

The Dell Inspiron 17 5000 is a nice-looking desktop-replacement laptop that offers good productivity performance and decent battery life for a very affordable price...

PC Mag

« Prev 1 of 15 Next »

User Reviews

(72)
Reviewed 6 November 2015 by Martinalex89

The advertisement for this product says that it has a back-light keyboard and touch screen. I received this computer yesterday and it does not have either...

Reviewed 11 November 2015 by Linda

The description online describes this laptop as Touch screen and backlit keyboard. It has neither of these features. Someone needs to correct this asap. Have to say, my local Best Buy handled... Read more…

Reviewed 11 December 2015 by AirborneSilva
AirborneSilva would recommend the Dell Inspiron 17 5759 (Verified Purchase)

I bought this laptop for the size of the screen as well as it being a touch screen, I did take into consideration processor speed and Ram, both are more than adequate for my needs. The only... Read more…

Reviewed 6 January 2016 by Brucehusker
Brucehusker would recommend the Dell Inspiron 17 5759 (Verified Purchase)

Bought this for my wife for Christmas to replace an aging Sony Vaio. She says she loves it. The touchscreen works well and she is getting used to Win10. I felt this computer offered really great... Read more…

Reviewed 24 August 2014 by Kevin C.
(Verified Purchase)

Working with this in the shop environment is acceptable. Quick and affordable is a plus...

« Prev 1 of 15 Next »

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Save Money with These Great Laptop Vouchers & Offers

25% Off
Voucher
25% Off Apple Macbook 13inch White MB061BA 2GB 160GB HDD
Valid 11 May 16 - 31 Dec 16
£20 Off
Voucher
£20 Off a £60+ spend
Valid 30 Nov 16 - 5 Dec 16
20% Off
Voucher
20% Off over £80
Valid until 31 Dec 16
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17

See How Other Laptops Compare to the DELL Inspiron 17

DELL Inspiron 15 vs DELL Inspiron 17

DELL Inspiron 15 vs DELL Inspiron 17
DELL Inspiron 15
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
DELL Inspiron 17
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 17.3"
£ 579.00
Hugely Better Review from Computershopper.com
Hugely Better Review from Les Numeriques.com
Hugely Better Review from Good Gear Guide.com.au
Seven More Awards
Hugely Worse Review from "Expert Reviews"
16GB Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

ThinkPad T540 vs Inspiron 17

Lenovo ThinkPad T540 vs DELL Inspiron 17
Lenovo ThinkPad T540
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
DELL Inspiron 17
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 17.3"
£
16 PCI Express Lanes (max)
A Lot Newer PCI Express Slot Version
Three More Battery Cells
Faster Processor Clock Speed
A Lot Smaller Internal Memory
Smaller Hard Drive Capacity

HP Probook 470 vs DELL Inspiron 17

HP Probook 470 vs DELL Inspiron 17
HP Probook 470
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3"
DELL Inspiron 17
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 17.3"
£ 765.00
Better Expert Reviews
A Lot Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Better Review from Notebookcheck.biz
34% Newer PCI Express Slot Version
50% Smaller Internal Memory
50% Smaller Total Storage Capacity
Feedback