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DELL Inspiron 17 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 16GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 16GB Mar 2014
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26 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The DELL Inspiron 17 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Medium processor core notebook PCs produced by DELL have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that DELL also has good ratings across its entire range.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Inspiron 17 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Very Big Screen Size

When compared to other portable PCs of this age and type, the screen size of the Inspiron 17 of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Very Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 17 is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. When compared to other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 17, the internal memory of the Inspiron 17 of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Inspiron 17 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. Most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops of this age and spec the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 17 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. In addition, this DELL laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17, the Inspiron 17 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 180GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 17 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities range from 8GB to 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 580GB. The Inspiron 17 has a fairly big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL Inspiron 17 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17 the speaker power range from 1W to 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W. At 2 Watts, the Inspiron 17 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Inspiron 17 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The average maximum internal memory of laptops of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 17 is 12GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Inspiron 17 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 50Wh, and the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh. At 58 watt-hours, the Inspiron 17 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 17 range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst portable PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 23GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core 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 the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Inspiron 17 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Very Heavy

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of 3.3 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 17's weight is one of the heaviest amongst similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 17 7000 (3.3kg).

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Shock

The average non-operating shock of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 120G. With a non-operating shock of 160 gravity, the Inspiron 17 has one of the bigger non-operating shocks amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration

The smallest non-operating vibration of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 17 is 1G and the biggest is 160G. The Inspiron 17 has a quite big non-operating vibration (1.3 gravity) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Long Battery Recharge Time

The average battery recharge time of portable PCs of this age and spec is 3.3h, and the battery recharge times range from 2h to 12h. With a battery recharge time of 4 hours, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a fairly long battery recharge time compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 17

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 17 over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Inspiron 17 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Asus X553MA (1.86GHz).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Housing Material
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
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio 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 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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(73)
3 September 2016

The first 17-inch convertible laptop is a solid performer and a compelling option for businesses looking to show off their content while on the move. It's just a shame that the Inspiron 17 17000's...

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?...

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User Reviews

(86)
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 30 July 2015 by Greg the musician
Greg the musician would recommend the Dell Inspiron 17 5758 (Verified Purchase)

It does what I need it to do and has been trouble free so far. Starts up fast and I love the big 17" screen. I'm not a gamer so this fits my browsing, word processing and streaming needs...

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