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A number of DELL Inspiron 14 5423 reviewers said in their reviews that this laptops was a good design. Cnet.com.au scored the product 4 stars and said in their DELL Inspiron 14 5423 review “A 14-inch ultrabook that comfortably juggles price, design”. Three years ago Pcadvisor.co.uk and wrote on expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk “The Dell Inspiron 14z is a full-featured laptop in a compact and lightweight design that will satisfy business-”. In the same month Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned “Impressive design” in their DELL Inspiron 14 5423 review.
A number of DELL Inspiron 14 5423 owners who reviewed the DELL Inspiron 14 5423 considered that it was well made. Expert review site Pcmag.com mentioned “The Dell Inspiron 14z (Summer 2012) ultrabook is built for speed” in their review. expert website Laptopmag.com mentioned “FOLLOW US SHARE Dell's Inspiron Z series notebooks have long been known for offering solid portability at affordable prices” and rated it 70 out of 100. Three years ago Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned “Solid performances” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.
Good Product Quality
A number of DELL Inspiron 14 5423 reviewers said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Pc Advisor.co.uk and wrote “Decent Build quality” in their review of the DELL Inspiron 14 5423.
Good Battery Life
A number of people who reviewed the DELL Inspiron 14 5423 thought it had a good battery life. expert review site Laptopmag.com said “The screen and battery life could be better” and scored it 4 stars. Expert review site Cnet.com.au gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned “The main sticking point is the battery life, which has been outgunned by competitors”. Pc Advisor.co.uk scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Decent battery life”.
Good Graphics Card
One customer who purchased this laptops considered that it had a good graphics card. Uk.hardware.info wrote “The graphics card is faster than the Intel HD Graphics 4000.”.
DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all DELL portable PCs and specifically for DELL medium processor core laptops and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings.
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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Inspiron 14 5423 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 14 5423.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
The DELL Inspiron 14 5423 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (532 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 14 5423 is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.
Has a Front Camera
The Inspiron 14 5423 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago also have a front camera.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.
Fairly Big Operating Shock
The DELL Inspiron 14 5423 has a fairly big operating shock (110 gravity) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 14 5423. Medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 14 5423 have operating shocks of between 10G and 140G, and the average operating shock is 56G.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Inspiron 14 5423 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. The worst Wi-Fi standard of all similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 14 5423 is 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.
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Not Good in Terms of Size
Five DELL Inspiron 14 5423 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was not heavy and bulky. Expert website Computershopper.com wrote “It's thicker and heavier than most other laptops that claim the ultrabook name” in their DELL Inspiron 14 5423 review and gave it a rating of 3 stars. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote on PC Advisor.co.uk three years ago “Compared to previous ultrabooks, bit thick and heavy” in their review of the DELL Inspiron 14 5423. Pc Advisor.co.uk also mentioned “Heavy, unattractive design”.
Several customers said in their reviews that this laptops was not thick. Pcworld.in said in their DELL Inspiron 14 5423 review “Intel's original concept referred to ultraportable, ultraslim Windows laptops with a premium design and strict constraints on thickness and specs.”.
One DELL Inspiron 14 5423 owner thought this laptops did not have network functionality. Uk.hardware.info said “The wired network connection is limited to 100 Mbit/s” in their review of the DELL Inspiron 14 5423.
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Inspiron 14 5423 which has one PCI Express lane (max).
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Inspiron 14 5423 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age do have a full-size keyboard.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.
Quite Small Screen Size
With a screen size of only 14 inches, the DELL Inspiron 14 5423 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The smallest screen size of medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years is 10" and the biggest is 18".
Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacity
Most medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 14 5423 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the Inspiron 14 5423 which has 32 solid-state drive capacity.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 14 5423, the DELL Inspiron 14 5423 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 14 5423 range from 4GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 14 5423 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 14 5423.
5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 14 5423
Released Over Two Years Ago
This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The Inspiron 14 5423 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this type and age.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 6 gigabytes, the Inspiron 14 5423 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 14 5423.
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The DELL Inspiron 14 5423 has a pretty standard weight (1.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 14 5423.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the Inspiron 14 5423 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 14 5423.
Intel Segment Tagging
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM77 Express, Intel HM77
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
HDD, HDD+SSD, SSD, SSD
SD, SD, SDIO, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
0.2265 x 0.2265
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Front Camera Resolution
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
-15.2 - 10668
-15.2 - 3048
Storage Relative Humidity Range
10 - 95
Operating Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
-40 - 65
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 35
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video