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DELL Inspiron 17R 5720

DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 6GB Apr 2014
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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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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 portable PCs of a similar age and spec to 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 one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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

Most laptops of a similar type and age to 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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DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews

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

Very Big Display Diagonal

The DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 has a very big display diagonal (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The display diagonals of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 10" to 18".

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 17R 5720 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17R 5720 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of this type and age is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 17R 5720 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720 also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Inspiron 17R 5720 which has six number of battery cellss.

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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 notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The hard drive capacitys of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 250GB to 1.5TB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

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

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10 Reasons Against

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,000 megahertz, the Inspiron 17R 5720 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17R 5720. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years, the DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released 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 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec 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

The Inspiron 17R 5720 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17R 5720 have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Inspiron 17R 5720 has a very slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Heavy

The weights of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720 range from 300g to 3.8kg. With a weight of 3.2 kilograms, the Inspiron 17R 5720 is very heavy compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R 5720

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 17R 5720 over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Inspiron 17R 5720 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5720.

If you want a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad T540[plb_2746459_price] (2.5GHz).

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 17R 5720 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17R 5720 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 17R 5720.

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Specification

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Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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 Port
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® 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 Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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ThinkPad T540 vs Inspiron 17R 5720

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2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 2.4GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 17.3"
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Fifteen More Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
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35% Lighter
1,800 RPM Faster Hard Drive Speed
Two Less USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
250MHz Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

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Hugely Smaller Total Storage Capacity
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