Meet Your New Ultrabook.Inspiron 14z is more than just a typical laptop. It's an Ultrabook it's just 21 mm thin, super powerful, has long battery life and boots up in seconds. A built-in DVD drive...
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The editors of two expert review sites both liked this portable PC. This ultrabook received a Hothardware.com"Recommended" award and Uk.hardware.info said that it was good and gave it a "Bronze" award.
Whilst DELL is one of the superior laptop manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, DELL has unexceptional reviews specifically for its ultrabooks.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Inspiron 14z 5423 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago which do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Inspiron 14z 5423 has a front camera. Most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years also have a front camera.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Inspiron 14z 5423 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this spec and age.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of this spec and age.
Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
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L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops of this age and type.
802.11g WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.
Six Battery Cells
The Inspiron 14z 5423 is a six battery cell count laptop.
1.4 HDMI Version
This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The Inspiron 14z 5423 has a maximum memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 1x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.
This notebook PC's memory slots (2x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots across all laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 14z 5423.
A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is the worst memory slots amongst similar types of notebook PC.
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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
The DELL Inspiron 14z 5423 is a one PCI Express lane (max) laptop.
At 1.9 kilograms, the Inspiron 14z 5423 is quite heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 14z 5423. Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 14z 5423 the weights range from 870g to 2.6kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The DELL Inspiron 14z 5423 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 14z 5423 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacity
The DELL Inspiron 14z 5423 is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
At only 44 watt-hours, the Inspiron 14z 5423 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Across all the ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 14z 5423 the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 70Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.
7 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 14z 5423
Released Over Two Years Ago
DELL released the Inspiron 14z 5423 over two years ago.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The Inspiron 14z 5423 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 14z 5423 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 14z 5423.
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Average Internal Memory
The Inspiron 14z 5423 has a relatively standard internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 14z 5423.
Average Screen Size
The Inspiron 14z 5423 has a fairly typical screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 14z 5423.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Inspiron 14z 5423 has a pretty typical processor clock speed (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.
HDD Storage Medium
The DELL Inspiron 14z 5423 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most laptops of this age and spec. Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have an SSD storage medium. 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.
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
1 x 2, 1 x 4, 1 x 2 + 1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
HDD, HDD+SSD, SSD, SSD
Memory Stick (MS), MMC+, SD
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
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
DVD Super Multi
Waves MaxxAudio 4
Front Camera Resolution
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
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 VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading 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
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Height At Rear
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
-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