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DELL Inspiron 17 7746

DELL Inspiron 17 7746 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 12GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 12GB Dec 2014
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Stunning DesignThe forged aluminum design with diamond-cut beveled edges is just one of the premium features you'll find on the new Inspiron 17. It's easy on the eyes and feels great to hold. The... More
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19 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 17 7746 is 10GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB. When compared to other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746 that we have assessed the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of, the DELL Inspiron 17 7746's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average DELL medium processor core laptops have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs produced by DELL.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17 7746 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 650MHz. At 300 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 17 7746 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17 7746.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the DELL Inspiron 17 7746 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops of this type and age.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Very Big Screen Size

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the screen sizes range from 10" to 18". With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the DELL Inspiron 17 7746 has one of the biggest screen sizes amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 530GB. The Inspiron 17 7746 has a very big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746.

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Very Big Internal Memory

At 12 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17 7746 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The internal memory of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 17 7746 range from 2GB to 16GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 17 7746 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this age and type. Most laptops of this spec and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This DELL notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 17 7746 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17 7746.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 17 7746 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of laptops of this spec and age is 5GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 670GB.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Inspiron 17 7746 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746 which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The DELL Inspiron 17 7746 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 7746 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 17 7746.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 16 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17 7746 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17 7746. The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago is 13GB.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

Across all the medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746 the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 1.1G, and the average operating vibration is 0.65G. The DELL Inspiron 17 7746 has a quite big operating vibration (0.66 gravity) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 58 watt-hours, the Inspiron 17 7746 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 47Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 970MHz. At only 900 megahertz, the Inspiron 17 7746 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 17 7746 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17 7746.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to 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 MaxxAudio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. At only 0.92 megapixels, the DELL Inspiron 17 7746 has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Inspiron 17 7746 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 17 7746 WiFi standards range from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17 7746 range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. When compared to other laptops that were released one year ago, the hard drive speed of the Inspiron 17 7746 of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest.

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Thick

At 27.7 millimeters, the DELL Inspiron 17 7746 is fairly thick compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago. The thinnest notebook PC that has been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746 is 11mm thick and the thickest is 74mm.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year that we have assessed, the Inspiron 17 7746's weight of 3.3 kilograms is one of the heaviest. Medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746 have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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Quite Long Battery Recharge Time

The DELL Inspiron 17 7746 has a quite long battery recharge time (4 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average battery recharge time of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746 is 3.9h, and the battery recharge times range from 2h to 23h.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 7746

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when DELL released the Inspiron 17 7746.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Inspiron 17 7746 has a relatively typical processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17 7746.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Optical Drive
Disc
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i55200, dell i55200u
Barcodes 00884116164753
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