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DELL Inspiron 17 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD+Hybrid-HDD 17.3" Laptop

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20 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The DELL Inspiron 17 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This portable PC is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop compared to most of the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 17 which only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,200 megahertz, the Inspiron 17 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 17 is 1,100MHz.

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DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs DELL is one of the better rated brands.

Very Big Display Diagonal

When compared to other notebook PCs of this spec and age that we have checked the display diagonal of, the Inspiron 17's display diagonal of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17 the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Inspiron 17 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The processor family of all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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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 cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 17.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17 is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. The DELL Inspiron 17 has one of the bigger internal memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough 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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Has a Front Camera

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

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 17 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

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

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Inspiron 17 is a six number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 17 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Inspiron 17 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) (65 watt-hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 17. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17 range from 5Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17 is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17 that we have assessed, the DELL Inspiron 17's processor cache of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Quite Big L3 Cache

At 4 megabytes, the Inspiron 17 has a quite big l3 cache compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17. The l3 caches of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 17 range from 2MB to 6MB.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Inspiron 17 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD+Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops 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.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 17 do not have a touchscreen. The Inspiron 17 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17 range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m². At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Inspiron 17 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Heavy

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the Inspiron 17 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 17

Released Over Three Years Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 17 over three years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2 gigahertz, the Inspiron 17 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 17.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost 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
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
64-Bit Computing

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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 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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 60y31, dell i75500, dell i77500, dell i76500, dell i77500u, dell i76500u, dell i75500u, dell i57494445, dell i57597833, dell i57597833s, dell i57494445s, dell i57494445sl, dell i57597833sl, dell i57597833slv, dell i57494445slv
Barcodes 00000057480474, 00000057597833, 00884116164609, 05397063680474, 05397063807833, 05397063878062, 05397063878079

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