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DELL Inspiron 17 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Feb 2014
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Impressive Display Options - 17.3" HD+ display (900p) WLED with TrueLife (1600x900) makes for stunning visuals.- Integrated DVD-RW lets you both burn files and watch your favorite movies.- Huge... More
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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Inspiron 17 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (2 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 3.2GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Good Brand

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

Very Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". The Inspiron 17 has a very big display diagonal (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 17 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 17 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 17.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The speaker powers of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 17 range from 1W to 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W. The Inspiron 17 has one of the higher speaker powers (2 Watts) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Inspiron 17 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Very Big Operating Shock

When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17 that we have checked, the operating shock of the DELL Inspiron 17 of 110 gravity is one of the biggest. The smallest operating shock of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 17 is 10G, the biggest is 130G, and the average operating shock is 66G.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

The smallest operating vibration of laptops of this age and spec is 0.5G and the biggest is 110G. At 0.66 gravity, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a fairly big operating vibration compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec 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.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The Inspiron 17 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Inspiron 17 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 17 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 17. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 17. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Heavy

At 2.6 kilograms, the Inspiron 17 is quite heavy compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17. The average weight of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 240g to 3.8kg.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of portable PCs of this age and spec is 590GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 180GB to 2TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17 have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Shock

The average non-operating shock of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 17 is 130G. The DELL Inspiron 17 has one of the bigger non-operating shocks (160 gravity) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

With a non-operating vibration of 1.3 gravity, the Inspiron 17 has a quite big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Across all the laptops of this age and type the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 160G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.1G.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 17

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 17 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 17.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
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 (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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...

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User Reviews

(67)
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...

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i35015, dell i34005, dell i36100, dell i35005, dell i34005u, dell i36100u, dell i35005u, dell i35015u, dell 57585095, dell i57580717, dell i57580717s, dell i57580717sl, dell i57580717slv
Barcodes 00000057588362, 05397063521401, 05397063840717, 05397063848362

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