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DELL Inspiron 17 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Dec 2013
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15 Reasons For

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

The DELL Inspiron 17 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 17 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

DELL is one of the better rated notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and DELL also has good reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

Very Big Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the DELL Inspiron 17 of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest amongst notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the laptops of this type and age the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The internal memorys of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 17 range from 1GB to 16GB.

If this DELL laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Inspiron 17 has a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of this spec and age have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 2TB. At 750 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Front Camera

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

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

At 2 Watts, the Inspiron 17 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 17. The average speaker power of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 17 is 1.7W, and the speaker powers range from 1W to 11W.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 17. The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 17 is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Has a Touchscreen

The DELL Inspiron 17 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 17 do not have a touchscreen.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 17 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. At 58 watt-hours, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 17.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17. The hard drive capacitys of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 17 range from 180GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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6 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

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

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.6 gigahertz, the Inspiron 17 has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The Inspiron 17 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average processor boost frequency of laptops of this type and age is 3GHz.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago 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 of this type and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Heavy

The weights of medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17 range from 240g to 3.8kg. The Inspiron 17 is one of the heaviest laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 17 (3.3 kilograms) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 3.3kg heavy notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the 17[pl_2190553_price], and the 17[pl_2190480_price] both from DELL is also worth considering.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL Inspiron 17

Released Over Three Years Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 17 over three years ago.

Specification

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Processor Cores
Processor Family
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Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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Conflict Free Processor
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PCI Express Slots Version
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Processor Series
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Memory
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Storage
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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
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
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Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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Pointing Device
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
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Intel® Secure Key
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Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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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
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Battery
Battery Voltage
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Security
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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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

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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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