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DELL Inspiron 17R 5720

DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 6GB Apr 2014
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16 Reasons For

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Inspiron 17R 5720 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17R 5720 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720. Portable PCs of this spec and age have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB.

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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 have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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

The Inspiron 17R 5720 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17R 5720 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

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

Fairly Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Inspiron 17R 5720 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 17R 5720 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17R 5720.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17R 5720 range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. At 750 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 17R 5720.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Asus X555LA[plb_2590385_price] (1TB).

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of this age and type.

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Six Battery Cells

Most laptops of this age and type have between one and eight battery cells, including the DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 which has six battery cells.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720 range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. The Inspiron 17R 5720 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (750 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most laptops of this age and type have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the Inspiron 17R 5720 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have a full-size keyboard, however the Inspiron 17R 5720 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as 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 DELL laptop is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (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 medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Inspiron 17R 5720 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17R 5720 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Very Heavy

Portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17R 5720 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of 3.2 kilograms, the Inspiron 17R 5720 is very heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Wide

The Inspiron 17R 5720 is one of the wider medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years (416 millimeters) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17R 5720 the widths range from 38mm to 430mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R 5720

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Inspiron 17R 5720 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17R 5720.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Inspiron 17R 5720 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 6 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17R 5720 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720.

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Specification

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Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
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Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
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Bus Type
Processor Codename
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CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
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Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
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Display
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
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WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
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DC-In Jack
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Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
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DVI Port
HDMI Version
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VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
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Operating System/software
Operating System
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
Execute Disable Bit
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 Identity Protection Technology Version
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Power
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