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DELL Inspiron 17R 5720

DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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

At 1,150 megahertz, the Inspiron 17R 5720 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17R 5720 is 1,100MHz.

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DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,803 expert and owner reviews for DELL laptops and found that on average DELL has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Very Big Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". When compared to other laptops of this age and type, the display diagonal of the Inspiron 17R 5720 of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest.

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is the most commonly found display number of colours on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops of this age and spec the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB. At 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17R 5720 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 17R 5720.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 17R 5720.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Inspiron 17R 5720 is a six number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 17R 5720 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, 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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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

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

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9 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720 use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, including the Inspiron 17R 5720 which uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Inspiron 17R 5720 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago, the DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 does 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 similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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 Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 has a better processor family than most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family, whereas most laptops of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17R 5720 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 17R 5720 do not have a touchscreen. The Inspiron 17R 5720 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720. The maximum internal memorys of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Very Heavy

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 17R 5720 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. When compared to other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 17R 5720 that we have assessed, the Inspiron 17R 5720's weight of 3.2 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R 5720

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this DELL portable PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

The Inspiron 17R 5720 has a fairly standard processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17R 5720.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor frequency that might be worth looking at include the Toshiba Satellite C50-A[plb_2138688_price] (2.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17R 5720 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Data Network
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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® 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
Execute Disable Bit
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
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide

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