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On average DELL medium processor core laptops have good reviews compared to other brands as do all portable PCs built by DELL.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The Latitude 14 7404 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all laptops that came out more than two years ago is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The DELL Latitude 14 7404 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.
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 that have been available for more than two years.
Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Quite Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Latitude 14 7404 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude 14 7404. Medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Latitude 14 7404 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB.
SSD Storage Medium
The Latitude 14 7404 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
The worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC is HDD.
Has a Front Camera
The Latitude 14 7404 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Latitude 14 7404.
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Two Ethernet LAN Ports
The Latitude 14 7404 has more Ethernet LAN ports than most of the laptops of a similar age and type to the Latitude 14 7404. This laptop is a two Ethernet LAN ports notebook PC compared to most of the notebook PCs of this age and type which only have one Ethernet LAN ports.
Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
The maximum turbo frequencies of similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Latitude 14 7404 range from 1.3GHz to 3,300GHz. The DELL Latitude 14 7404 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude 14 7404.
Nine Battery Cells
The Latitude 14 7404 is a nine battery cell count portable PC.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this spec and age.
Two Serial Ports
The Latitude 14 7404 has more serial ports than most of the medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Latitude 14 7404. Most of the portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude 14 7404 only have one serial port, however this notebook PC has two serial ports.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The DELL Latitude 14 7404 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude 14 7404 do not have a touch sensitive screen.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The DELL Latitude 14 7404 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This portable PC has an 802.11g WiFi standard, whereas most medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The best Wi-Fi standard of all medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Latitude 14 7404 is 802.11n and the worst is 802.11a.
Quite Big Processor Cache
The average processor cache of medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Latitude 14 7404 is 2.9MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. The Latitude 14 7404 has a quite big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most of the other laptops of this type and age have a full-size keyboard, however the DELL Latitude 14 7404 does not have a full-size keyboard.
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
Comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Latitude 14 7404 have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB. The Latitude 14 7404 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.
Only One Built-In Speaker
The Latitude 14 7404 is a one built-in speaker portable PC.
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Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.
When compared to other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Latitude 14 7404 that we have assessed the weight of, the Latitude 14 7404's weight of 3.5 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The weights of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Latitude 14 7404 range from 300g to 3.8kg.
When compared to other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Latitude 14 7404 that we have checked, the Latitude 14 7404's height of 52 millimeters is one of the thickest. The heights of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 1.8mm to 300mm, and the average height is 28mm.
3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 14 7404
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 14 inches, the Latitude 14 7404 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.7 gigahertz, the DELL Latitude 14 7404 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Latitude 14 7404.
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Intel Segment Tagging
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
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
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Size
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
0.1875 x 0.1875
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 5000, Intel HD Graphics 500
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 Base Frequency
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
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 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 7 Professional
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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Embedded Options Available
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)
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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 Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Adapter Power
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
-15.24 - 9144
-15.24 - 4572
Storage Relative Humidity Range
0 - 95
Operating Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
-51 - 71
Operating Temperature Range
-29 - 63
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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Probably the best benefit of this machine of all is the sheer robustness of its hardware
Every component inside is a standard component, easily detectable by any OS
Every component is neatly isolated inside the unit and attached with screws -- not a single item is soldered onto the motherboard
Although this computer was released last year, in 2014, it already supports UEFI with secure boot and Level 0 hardware storage encryption
Paired with a compatible SSD, setting a hard drive password in the BIOS settings enables Level 0 hardware encryption in the drive at the block level
The screen is relatively low resolution at 1366 768
Also, the touch screen is not really a "touch screen. " It's a restive touch panel that emulates a P 2 mouse. This has some advantages and disadvantages: The disadvantage is that swiping in from the s
This machine is quite heavy at 8 to 10 lbs based on configuration, but the carry handle makes it seem less unwieldy
The trackpad is pretty awful. It' probably one of the worst laptop trackpads I've used. It often mistakes an attempt to move the pointer as a click and drag, so instead of relocating the pointer you'r
I'm not sure why Dell decided to attach the pen stylus to the unit with a curly cord that hangs off to the side. I can't imagine they thought this would go over well in an environment where you need a