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DELL Inspiron 17 7737
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DELL Inspiron 17 7737 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 16GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 16GB Nov 2014
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The Pinnacle Of Performance.Desktop power in a sleek, forged aluminium design sporting 4th Gen Intel Core processors, Windows 8, an expansive 17.3" screen (with optional touch capability) and a... More
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22 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The writers at Techradar.com/au/ and Vido.com.ua both recommend this portable PC and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, PC Advisor.co.uk, notebookcheck.net and notebookcheck.biz the average expert rating of this portable PC is 75%.

Nice Design

A number of customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good looking. Expert website Notebookcheck.net wrote “Dell proves it has a knack for combining state-of-the-art multimedia hardware with a visually pleasing, top-of-the-line chassis” in their review. Digitalversus.com said in their review on expert review site Digital Versus “The Dell Inspiron 17 7000 Series is an elegant laptop with a MacBook-inspired design that's very well manufactured.”. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ mentioned in their review “A beautiful high-definition display and a great typin”.

A few DELL Inspiron 17 7737 reviewers who bought this laptop said that it was a good design. Three years ago expert review site Techworld.com mentioned “It seems that anything with the '7000' suffix now has a slimmer design and a smart new aluminium casing”. Techradar.com/au/ said “Attractive aluminum design” in their review.

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Good Size

One DELL Inspiron 17 7737 owner considered that it was thin.

One person said that this laptop was compact. Techradar.com/au/ wrote “Inspiron notebooks range from cheap-looking, plastic laptops that cost less than $300 to svelte, aluminum machines that cost nearly as much as its premium XPS line of laptops” in their review of the DELL Inspiron 17 7737 and scored it 4 stars.

One DELL Inspiron 17 7737 reviewer who bought the DELL Inspiron 17 7737 considered that it was a good body shape. Techradar.com/au/ wrote “Nice body, well finished” in their review of the DELL Inspiron 17 7737 and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

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Good for Gaming

One DELL Inspiron 17 7737 owner concluded that it was good for gaming. Techradar.com/au/ gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of the DELL Inspiron 17 7737 three years ago “Good gaming pe”.

Robust

One DELL Inspiron 17 7737 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was well made. Techradar.com/au/ mentioned “Solid performance” in their DELL Inspiron 17 7737 review and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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

The Inspiron 17 7737 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 17 7737 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

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

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Very Big Display Diagonal

Across all the similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7737 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". When compared to other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the DELL Inspiron 17 7737's display diagonal of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest.

Alternative 17.3" portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at include the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Big Internal Memory

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7737, the internal memory of the Inspiron 17 7737 of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The average internal memory of portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17 7737 is 5.5GB.

Alternative 16GB internal memory laptops currently available which you might want to look at include the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 17 7737 is 510GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The total storage capacity of the DELL Inspiron 17 7737 of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7737.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1TB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think the Inspiron 15 3542[pl_2301521_price], the Inspiron 15R 5537[pl_2195633_price], and the Inspiron 17R[pl_2548954_price] all from DELL which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 17 7737 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 have been on the market for around the same time as it. The processor family of all portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Inspiron 17 7737 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec, the DELL Inspiron 17 7737 has a front camera.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the HP 8460p[plb_1458088_price], the Samsung ATIV Book 9[plb_2413902_price], and the Acer Aspire VN7[plb_2799483_price] is also worth considering.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17 7737 is 250GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 17 7737 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Touchscreen

The DELL Inspiron 17 7737 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type do not have a touchscreen.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available that you might want to look at including the DELL Latitude 14 7404[plb_2327337_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7737 is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB. When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the processor cache of the DELL Inspiron 17 7737 of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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1.4 HDMI Version

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

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as 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 laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

One customer thought the product was not good quality. Techradar.com/au/ said “Extremely poor quality display” in their DELL Inspiron 17 7737 review.

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the portable PCs that came out more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Inspiron 17 7737 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 17 7737 does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17 7737 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

Alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider include the HP 8460p[plb_1458088_price], or the DELL Latitude 12 E7240[plb_1619979_price].

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on similar spec laptops that are a comparable 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.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the HP 8460p[plb_1458088_price].

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the Latitude 12 E7240[pl_1619979_price] (SSD), or the Latitude 14 7404[pl_2327337_price] (SSD) both from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 0.92 megapixels, the Inspiron 17 7737 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 17 7737. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The DELL Inspiron 17 7737 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most portable PCs of this age and spec have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. The worst Wi-Fi standard of all portable PCs of this age and spec is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Heavy

The weights of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. When compared to other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 17 7737 that we have checked, the Inspiron 17 7737's weight of 3.3 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Inspiron 15 3542[pl_2301521_price] (2.4kg and higher rated), the Inspiron 17R[pl_2548954_price] (3kg and higher rated), or the Latitude 14 7404[pl_2327337_price] (3.5kg and higher rated) all from DELL.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 7737

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2 gigahertz, the Inspiron 17 7737 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7737.

If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the Latitude 14 E7440[pl_2671099_price] (2.1GHz), or the Latitude 14 7000[pl_2697624_price] (2.3GHz) both from DELL or the HP EliteBook Folio 1040[plb_2743323_price] (2.2GHz) 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
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 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
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
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
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
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® 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
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
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)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i74500, dell i74500u
Barcodes 05397063633180, 05397063680542

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