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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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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746 is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 7746 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 17 7746.

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Good Brand

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.

Very Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 11" and the biggest is 18". The screen size of the Inspiron 17 7746 of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The DELL Inspiron 17 7746 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 17 7746.

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

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 17 7746 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746. The average total storage capacity of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746 is 550GB, and the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB.

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Very Big Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 17 7746 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. The Inspiron 17 7746 has one of the biggest internal memory (12 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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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 notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this DELL portable PC 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 available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 17 7746 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 17 7746.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Inspiron 17 7746 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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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 notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746 which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

The smallest operating shock of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 17 7746 is 10G and the biggest is 130G. At 110 gravity, the DELL Inspiron 17 7746 has a quite big operating shock compared to most of the other laptops that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The DELL Inspiron 17 7746 has one of the biggest maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of this age and type is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17 7746 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 7746 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs 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 typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The DELL Inspiron 17 7746 has one of the bigger battery capacities (58 watt-hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746 have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 17 7746 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz. At only 900 megahertz, the Inspiron 17 7746 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17 7746.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Inspiron 17 7746 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as 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 portable PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.7 gigahertz, the Inspiron 17 7746 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. Similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 3.7GHz.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The DELL Inspiron 17 7746 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Portable PCs of this spec and age WiFi standards range from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).

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Thick

The thinnest portable PC that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746 is 11mm thick and the thickest is 2,400mm. At 27.7 millimeters, the Inspiron 17 7746 is fairly thick compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year, the Inspiron 17 7746's weight of 3.3 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The weights of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17 7746 range from 940g to 3.8kg.

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Quite Long Battery Recharge Time

The Inspiron 17 7746 has one of the longer battery recharge times (4 hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The shortest battery recharge time of notebook PCs of this type and age is 2h, the longest is 23h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.9h.

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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 this laptop was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the Inspiron 17 7746 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 7746.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
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 (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
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 Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i55200, dell i55200u
Barcodes 00884116164753
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