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DELL Inspiron 17R
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DELL Inspiron 17R 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB Oct 2013
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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... More
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18 Reasons For

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years that we have assessed the maximum internal memory supported by processor of, the DELL Inspiron 17R's maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of portable PCs of this type and age range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

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

Very Big Screen Size

The screen size of the Inspiron 17R of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17R. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 17R the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 17R supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 17R has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 17R.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 17R range from 1GB to 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17R has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst laptops of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as 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 the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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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 notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the DELL Inspiron 17R which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

The DELL Inspiron 17R has one of the higher speaker power (2 Watts) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the speaker power range from 1W to 11W.

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Six Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight battery cells, including the Inspiron 17R which has six battery cells.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 17R is 23Wh and the biggest is 100Wh. The DELL Inspiron 17R has one of the bigger battery capacities (65 watt-hours) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17R has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 17R.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Inspiron 17R is a one PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. 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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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the battery capacities range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh. At only 3 milliamperes * hour, the DELL Inspiron 17R has a very small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 17R, the DELL Inspiron 17R does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 17R is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17R has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Heavy

At 2.7 kilograms, the Inspiron 17R is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The weights of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 17R range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when DELL released the Inspiron 17R.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 17R has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17R has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17R.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Inspiron 17R has a pretty average processor clock speed (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
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
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
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
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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® Rapid Start Technology
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 Smart Connect Technology
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
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide

8 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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6 February 2014

Multimedia gaming hybrid The choice of a processor with a TDP of 15 Watts is a blessing and a curse at the same time . On the one hand you get good results for the energy consumption and battery...

9 October 2013

As I relayed through Logging Off a few weeks ago, I'm in the market for a laptop, and was therefore rather keen to see what Dell have for a power-user with a tight budget.Like all Dell's latest... Read more…

23 April 2013

We've been so swamped with Windows 8 tablets and Ultrabooks in recent months that it actually makes a nice change to see a good old-fashioned desktop replacement laptop machine arrive for once. ... Read more…

Dell's Inspiron 17R is a big unit that's suitable as a desktop replacement-style notebook. It could use better Wi-Fi and faster storage, but, overall, you get a solid computer that's good for a...

13 November 2012

The Dell Inspiron 17R isn't the notebook to go for if you need a true road warrior machine. It's too large and heavy, with merely mediocre battery life. But if you're after a system for general...

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Reviewed 1 June 2012 by Waiting to retire
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Reviewed 17 March 2014 by Tessa Thistlethwaite
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Very pleased indeed with this lap top especially since it has Windows 7 with which I am familiar. It's fast and responsive and I like the 17.3 screen. I have taken out extra warranty with Dell, it... Read more…

Reviewed 10 September 2014 by Stephen M. Bedford

Computer seems fine except that I cannot download Microsoft updates. I am in contact with Microsoft about this, so I hope they will be able to help. Everything else to do with the laptop seems... Read more…

Reviewed 5 February 2016 by Pitt
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 8silve, 8silver, 3317u6gb750, 3317u6gb750g, 3317u6gb750gb, dell i17rm2419, 3317u6gb750gbw, dell i17rm2419s, 3317u6gb750gbwi, dell i17rm2419sl, 3317u6gb750gbwin, dell i17rm2419slv, 3317u6gb750gbwind, 3317u6gb750gbwindo, 3317u6gb750gbwindow, 3317u6gb750gbwindows
Barcodes 00884116108542, 00884116114499, 00884116118763
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