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DELL Inspiron 17R 5721
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DELL Inspiron 17R 5721 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Feb 2014
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A Great PerformerYou ll appreciate the great Intel Core processor performance of the Inspiron 17R. The Best Of Both WorldsThe Inspiron 17R combines the power of a desktop with the thin (around 1")... More
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24 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews

DELL has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Inspiron 17R 5721 is a 12 PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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Very Big Screen Size

When compared to other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 17R 5721, the Inspiron 17R 5721's screen size of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest. Portable PCs of this spec and age have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The DELL Inspiron 17R 5721 has a quite big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17R 5721. The average total storage capacity of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 520GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 17R 5721 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5721.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17R 5721 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 17R 5721. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17R 5721 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Inspiron 17R 5721 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5721.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 17R 5721 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17R 5721.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 17R 5721 the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 17R 5721 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17R 5721.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

At 2 Watts, the Inspiron 17R 5721 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5721 the speaker power range from 1W to 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5721 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the Inspiron 17R 5721 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17R 5721 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. Across all the laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5721 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17R 5721 range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17R 5721 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5721.

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Quite Big Operating Shock

At 110 gravity, the Inspiron 17R 5721 has a fairly big operating shock compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The operating shocks of similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5721 range from 10G to 140G.

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Six Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17R 5721 have between one and eight battery cells, including the Inspiron 17R 5721 which has six battery cells.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 65 watt-hours, the DELL Inspiron 17R 5721 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst portable PCs of this age. The battery capacities of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 17R 5721 range from 23Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Narrow

With a width of only 272.4 millimeters, the Inspiron 17R 5721 is very narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average width of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 17R 5721 is 360mm, and the widths range from 38mm to 430mm.

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14 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Inspiron 17R 5721 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17R 5721 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,000 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 17R 5721 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17R 5721 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The DELL Inspiron 17R 5721 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 17R 5721. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for 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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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.6 gigahertz, the Inspiron 17R 5721 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of this spec and age have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17R 5721 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Inspiron 17R 5721 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Inspiron 17R 5721 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 17R 5721 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Heavy

Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17R 5721 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. At 2.7 kilograms, the Inspiron 17R 5721 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The Inspiron 17R 5721 has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

The non-operating shocks of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 17R 5721 range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 120G. At 160 gravity, the Inspiron 17R 5721 has a quite big non-operating shock compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 17R 5721.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration

Similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have non-operating vibrations of between 1G and 160G. At 1.3 gravity, the Inspiron 17R 5721 has a quite big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 17R 5721.

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Thick

The heights of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 17R 5721 range from 2.4mm to 300mm, and the average height is 27mm. At 35.6 millimeters, the DELL Inspiron 17R 5721 is fairly thick compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17R 5721.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R 5721

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 17R 5721 over two years ago.

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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)
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Intel TSX-NI
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
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
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

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00884116121268
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