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DELL Inspiron 17 5748 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We calculated the average reviews for all DELL notebook PCs and also specifically for DELL medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews compared to other brands.

Fairly Big Screen Size

The Inspiron 17 5748 has one of the bigger screen sizes (17.3 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest screen size of laptops of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 17 5748 is 11" and the biggest is 18".

There are a number of other 17.3" notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo G70-80[plb_2969809_price], or the HP Pavilion 17[plb_2725280_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 17 5748 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. Most portable PCs of this age and spec support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This DELL portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5748 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 17 5748 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also have a full-size keyboard.

Alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might also want to consider include the Latitude 14 E7450[pl_2882103_price], or the Inspiron 15[pl_2515194_price] both from DELL which is cheaper.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2823389_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 17 5748 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this age and type.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this portable PC and we think the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882103_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think the Latitude 14 E7450[pl_2866951_price], or the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2701503_price] both from DELL is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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16 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The DELL Inspiron 17 5748 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17 5748 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Inspiron 17 5748 has a very slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 17 5748. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17 5748 is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 2 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 5748 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 17 5748 range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. 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.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media and we think the Toshiba R50[plb_2917553_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the Lenovo L540[plb_2993337_price] (SSD and higher rated) or the DELL Latitude 12 E5250[plb_2854767_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. The Inspiron 17 5748 has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17 5748.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the E550[pl_2965755_price] (2.2GHz and cheaper), or the X250[pl_2979064_price] (2.2GHz and cheaper) both from Lenovo or the Toshiba Z40[plb_2984397_price] (2.2GHz and cheaper).

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs to this laptop and we think the Lenovo ThinkPad E550[plb_2870445_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this DELL notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the E550[pl_2965755_price] (8GB and cheaper), or the G70-80[pl_2969809_price] (8GB and cheaper) both from Lenovo or the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us[plb_3010778_price] (6GB and cheaper).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Inspiron 17 5748 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5748 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this laptop and we think the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2515194_price], or the Lenovo X250[plb_2928644_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5748 the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 120Wh. The Inspiron 17 5748 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 40 watt-hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17 5748.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Inspiron 17 5748 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

When compared to other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17 5748, the Inspiron 17 5748's maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 17 5748 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 17 5748 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5748.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other portable PCs of this type and age, the DELL Inspiron 17 5748's weight of 3 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The lightest notebook PC of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 17 5748 is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 17 5758[plb_2942103_price] (2.8kg and cheaper).

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Thick

Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago have heights of between 11mm and 2,400mm. The DELL Inspiron 17 5748 is fairly thick (28.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5748.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Wide

Laptops of this type and age have widths of between 28mm and 430mm. With a width of 414.3 millimeters, the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 is one of the wider medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5748 amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5748

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the Inspiron 17 5748.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 17 5748 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5748.

Other 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available that you might want to look at include the DELL Latitude 14 E5450[plb_2873252_price] which is cheaper.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G70-80[plb_2969809_price] (1TB and cheaper), or the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us[plb_3010778_price] (1TB and cheaper).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
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
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
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 Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

3 Awards

PC Mag Editor's Choice hwt.dk Bronze Product of the Year vido.com.ua Recommended

Expert Reviews

(9)
27 January 2015

Large, but not in charge: Dell's Inspiron 17 5000 is a desktop replacement with several good points, but performance shortcomings make us recommend a step up from the base configuration. Read More?...

Affordable
Spacious keyboard and touch pad
Large display
Solid productivity and multimedia performance
Relatively long battery life
Tepid performance
Bulky and heavy
1 600b 900resolution screen
Integrated graphics
Noisy clickpad
13 November 2014

The Dell Inspiron 17 5000 is a nice-looking desktop-replacement laptop that offers good productivity performance and decent battery life for a very affordable price...

PC Mag

2 August 2014

In review: Dell Inspiron 17-5748. Review sample courtesy of Dell Germany Dell primarily relies on the equation " slimmer, lighter, less power consuming " for its new Inspiron 5000 line. But is...

27 October 2015

Adieu aluminium ! Si son prédécesseur arborait un joli capot en aluminium, le nouveau Dell Inspiron 17-5758 n'arbore plus que du plastique. On aura en contrepartie une gamme de processeurs... Read more…

Simple, elegant design, good WiFi reception, replaceable battery, good maintainability, precise touchpad, matte Full HD display, decent speakers
Good overall build quality and design
Comfortable keyboard and touchpad
Quality TN panel with numerous useful properties
Pleasant feel, hard surfaces
Case twists, few interfaces, no Gigabit LAN, only 12 months warranty, keyboard clatters, dark display, unnatural colors
CPU throttles, gets too hot, loud hard drive
Not enough upgrade options
Screen flickering from 0 to 99 brightness
Pliable base unit
3 June 2006

Dell har i Inspiron 9400 leveret en utrolig lækker og teknisk konkurrencedygtig bærbar. Den yder godt i både multimedie og spil, og den har en dejlig stor skærm med et flot og skarpt billede,...

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Dual-core
17in screen
Performance
Powerful dual core laptop
Battery life
Poor graphics
Weight
Multimedia ability
Graphics
Not for gaming
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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 6 January 2016 by Barry
(Verified Purchase)

Nice high quality computer. Seems robust and reliable...

Reviewed 7 July 2015 by 12jwlz
12jwlz would recommend the Dell Inspiron 17 Series

Excellent computer, it serves its purpose...

Great display
Overall good laptop for the price paid that day, making the best laptop deal on Newegg at the time for a tight budget. It came with an updated version of Windows 8.1, so remaining updates went pretty
Great price 350 for a 17.3" screen), everything worked fine
Easy set up and went to work immediately. Screen size helps and can use it in moderate lighting without problems. Battery life is not as long as I thought it would be after a full charge, but acceptab
I was looking to replace an old 17 inch laptop for the voluntary organization (SCORE) supporting small businesses. I provide IT and Technology support and this fit the bill on price and features. The
Intermittent wireless internet connection. about every 5th time I try to access the internet I get a unable to connect error. I have another laptop right beside it that works flawlessly. Also, constan
The plastic around touchpad and keyboard have a cheap feel, but it's being used with external keyboardmouse, so doesn't bother me. It's relatively slow for a newer model laptop, seemingly the processi
Slow. but that can be expected for this price. weird screen, had to have it at just the right angle to see it right
It is quite heavy, not suitable for carrying around
Windoze 8.1 - what a loser
Reviewed 31 March 2015 by Amazon Customer "Junior Member"
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 57483248
Barcodes 00000057483248, 05397063423248
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