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DELL Inspiron 17 5748
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DELL Inspiron 17 5748 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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Redefine fun and productivity with a sleek, attractive 17.3" laptop that combines the power of a desktop with a brilliant HD+ screen. A multimedia machine: Replace your desktop with an elegant... More
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18 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites thought that this medium processor cores notebook PC was good. This portable PC received a PC Mag "Editor's Choice" award and it received a Vido.com.ua "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, computershopper.com, notebookcheck.net and notebookcheck.org this notebook PC has an overall expert rating of 74%.

Nice Design

Some customers who bought the product reckoned that it was good looking. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net gave this laptop a score of 76 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this laptop “Is that enough? The casing's design is elegant”.

Good Battery Life

Several DELL Inspiron 17 5748 reviewers who purchased the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 agreed that it had a good battery life. Pcmag.com rated the product 4 stars and mentioned “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”. Computershopper.com said “Full power even in battery mode” in their review however they only rated the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 3 stars.

Robust

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. Computershopper.com wrote in their DELL Inspiron 17 5748 review “Solid productivity and multimedia performance”. Computershopper.com also said “Decent build”.

Reasonably Priced

One DELL Inspiron 17 5748 owner who reviewed the product considered that it was good value for money.

Good Size

Some customers who bought the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 thought it was thin. Two years ago Computershopper.com wrote in their review of the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 “Elegant and slim casing” but they gave the product a score of 3 stars. Three years ago expert review site Notebookcheck.net gave the product a rating of 76 out of 100 and said “Review sample courtesy of Dell Germany Dell primarily relies on the equation " slimmer, lighter, less power consuming " for its new Inspiron 5000 line.” in their review.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person mentioned in their reviews that the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 was quiet. Two years ago Computershopper.com said “Quiet operation”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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DELL Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

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

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,000 megahertz, the Inspiron 17 5748 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5748 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 17 5748 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

Other 17.3" laptops currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_2404192_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 17 5748 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 released more than a year ago. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago, the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 has a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might want to look at including the Inspiron 17[pl_2404192_price], or the Latitude 15[pl_2569470_price] both from DELL which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 17 5748 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 17 5748 also have a front camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_2404192_price], or the Lenovo L450[plb_2932785_price].

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

One person who bought it mentioned that it was not good in terms of USB connections. Two years ago Computershopper.com scored it 60 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 “Few USB ports”.

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The DELL Inspiron 17 5748 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The DELL Inspiron 17 5748 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5748 range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time 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.

Alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might want to consider include the Inspiron 17[pl_2404192_price], or the Latitude 15[pl_2569470_price] both from DELL which has better reviews.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_2742244_price] (SSD), the Acer Aspire S7[plb_2830258_price] (SSD), or the Fujitsu LifeBook S904[plb_2861117_price] (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.9 gigahertz, the Inspiron 17 5748 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17 5748. The slowest processor frequency of laptops of this type and age is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

Other 1.9GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider include the Fujitsu LifeBook S904[plb_2861117_price], or the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_2404192_price] which has better reviews.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth looking at include the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price] (2.2GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Inspiron 17 5748 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than a year also do not have a touchscreen.

It is worth considering alternative laptops which also have a touchscreen including the DELL XPS 13[plb_2742244_price], or the Acer Aspire S7[plb_2830258_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most portable PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 5748 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5748 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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Very Heavy

At 3 kilograms, the Inspiron 17 5748 is very heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The lightest notebook PC of this age and type is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3kg heavy portable PCs currently available including the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_2404192_price] which has better reviews.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Latitude 15[pl_2569470_price] (2.2kg), or the Inspiron 15[pl_2651661_price] (2.4kg) both from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5748

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Inspiron 17 5748 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This laptop has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 5748 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5748.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Inspiron 17[pl_2404192_price], the Latitude 15[pl_2569470_price], or the Inspiron 15[pl_2651661_price] all from DELL.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 5748 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Inspiron 17[pl_2404192_price], and the Latitude 15[pl_2569470_price] both from DELL is also worth considering.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Asus UX303UB[plb_2993330_price] (8GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price] (8GB) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

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Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Memory
Internal Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
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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
Pixel Pitch
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3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
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Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
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Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
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S/PDIF Out Port
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Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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UART
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
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
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Power
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

2 Awards

vido.com.ua Recommended PC Mag Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(8)
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?...

Affordable
Spacious keyboard and touch pad
Large display
Solid productivity and multimedia performance
Relatively long battery life
Tepid performance
Bulky and heavy
1 600b 900resolution screen
Integrated graphics
Noisy clickpad
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...

PC Mag

2 August 2014

In review: Dell Inspiron 17-5748. Review sample courtesy of Dell Germany Dell primarily relies on the equation " slimmer, lighter, less power consuming " for its new Inspiron 5000 line. But is...

29 September 2014

Jak dobrze wida?, laptop Dell Inspiron 17 (5748) to z ca?? pewno?ci? urz?dzenie warte naszej uwagi. Charakteryzuje si? ono dobr? jako?ci? wykonania, du?? matryc? oraz przyzwoit? specyfikacj?. A do...

10 September 2014

Dell postawi? w omawianym Inspironie 17 5748 na smuk?? sylwetk? i oszcz?dno?? energii. Czy to s?uszna koncepcja? Aluminiowy dekiel pozwala u?ytkownikowi si? lepiej poczu? (to element maj?cy...

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 6 January 2016 by Barry
(Verified Purchase)

Nice high quality computer. Seems robust and reliable...

Reviewed 31 March 2015 by Amazon Customer "Junior Member"
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent.

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