The new Inspiron 17R combines desktop power and laptop mobility, featuring a 43.9 cm (17.3") screen and long battery life. Whether you re enjoying movies and games or staying in touch with friends...
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On average DELL medium processor core laptops have good ratings compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs manufactured by DELL.
Very Big Screen Size
Medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 17R have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Inspiron 17R has one of the biggest screen sizes amongst notebook PCs of this age.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The DELL Inspiron 17R supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of a similar age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Inspiron 17R has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17R has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The average total storage capacity of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17R is 500GB.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 17R, the Inspiron 17R has a front camera.
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64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops that were released around the same time as it.
AC Cable Included
This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Inspiron 17R has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most portable PCs of this spec and age. The worst Wi-Fi standard of all laptops of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 17R is 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.
Six Battery Cells
The Inspiron 17R is a six battery cell count laptop.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
At 65 watt-hours, the Inspiron 17R has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The smallest battery capacity of medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago is 5Wh and the biggest is 100Wh.
1.4 HDMI Version
This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17R is 570GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 120GB to 1.5TB. At 750 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17R has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
7 Reasons Against
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
The DELL Inspiron 17R is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years 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.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
At only 3 milliamperes * hour, the DELL Inspiron 17R has a very small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 17R. The average battery capacity of medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago is 3,700mAh.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Inspiron 17R does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 17R also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17R the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17R has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
The average weight of laptops of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 17R is 2.1kg. At 2.7 kilograms, the Inspiron 17R is quite heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.
4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R
Released Over Two Years Ago
This medium processor core portable PC has been on the market for over two years.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The Inspiron 17R has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Average Internal Memory
At 6 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17R has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 17R.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.8 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 17R has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM76 Express, Intel HM76
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
Memory Stick (MS), MMC+, MMC+, MS PRO, SD, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Touch Sensitive Screen
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)
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