Dell Inspiron 17 17.3" LED Notebook Computer Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz 6GB RAM 750GB HDD Windows 8 -
The Dell Inspiron 17 17.3" LED Notebook Computer is a multimedia notebook computer. Its large 17.3" HD+ Truelife widescreen display is backlit with LED lights, which are more energy efficient and last longer than their CCFL counterparts. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1600 x 900 native resolution powered by Intel HD Graphics 4400. The display has a glossy TrueLife finish, which results in vibrant color.
The system is powered by a dual-core 4th generation Haswell 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-4200U processor. It also has 6GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a multi-format media card reader, an Ethernet RJ-45 LAN jack, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio 4 technology.
Windows 8 (64-bit) is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles, which provide notifications in real-time. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.
- With its 17.3" HD+ widescreen display, you'll enjoy the full visual impact of your movies in HD quality. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1600 x 900 native resolution, powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400
- USB 3.0 can reach a data transfer speed of 5Gbps, which is 10 times faster than USB 2.0. USB 3.0 is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 so you can still use your USB-compatible devices, such as an external USB hard drive
- Bluetooth 4.0 technology is also available for when you want to connect wirelessly to Bluetooth-compatible devices, such as a wireless mouse
- The Dell Inspiron 17 houses a Haswell Intel Core i5-4200U processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 1.6GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 2.6GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology
- This Dell also has built-in stereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio 4 technology for cinematic sound quality. You can also connect to an external display, such as an HDTV via the HDMI port
- The fourth generation processor in the Dell Inspiron 17 uses low voltage, which improves battery life. With a dedicated 3MB L3 cache, 6GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to multitask between applications quickly and efficiently
- For a reliable wired Internet connection, you can use the Ethernet RJ-45 LAN jack. If you prefer to go wireless, you can use the 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi to connect to a Wi-Fi network