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

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18 Reasons For

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 have been available for more than two years.

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

Most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the DELL Inspiron 17 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Good Brand

We checked 4,803 user and expert reviews for DELL portable PCs and found that on average DELL has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that DELL has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

Very Big Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The display diagonal of the DELL Inspiron 17 of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest amongst notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 17.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 17 is 5.5GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Inspiron 17 has a better processor family than most laptops that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 17 the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago, the total storage capacity of the Inspiron 17 of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

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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.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 17.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 17 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this age and type is 250GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 17 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Inspiron 17 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other laptops of this type and age which do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The Inspiron 17 has a quite big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on laptops of this spec and age.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Laptops 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. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 58 watt-hours, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of this age and spec is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 17.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Inspiron 17 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type 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 portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Heavy

At 3.3 kilograms, the Inspiron 17 is very heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

We compared this laptop to all the other 3.3kg heavy notebook PCs and we think the DELL Inspiron 17 7737 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 17

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 17 has a relatively average 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
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
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
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
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
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled 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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
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® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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

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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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