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  • Intel Core i5-460M 2.53GHz, Turbo Boost up to 2.8GHz, 3MB Cache
  • 6GB RAM; USB 2.0 (3) Combo eSATA/USB 2.0 (1) HDMI? and VGA RJ45 Ethernet 1 Half Mini-Card Slot 1 Headphone Jack, 1 Microphone Jack
  • 640GB Hard Drive; 8x CD/DVD Burner (Dual-Layer DVD+/-R Drive)
  • 1GB ATI Radeon HD 5470 Graphics; 17.3″ High-Definition
  • Microsoft Office Starter 2010; McAfee SecurityCenter with anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall, 6 Months

Product Description

Large view. Small price. Escape in the new Inspiron 17 laptop’s spacious Hi-def 17.3″ display, customizable features and desktop-level performance.

Wrapped in curvy edges and smooth lines, the Dell Inspiron 17R in mars black (model i17R-2857MRB) seamlessly travels by your side without getting in your way. It features a 17.3-inch high-definition display and it weighs less than 7 pounds–perfect for taking along on your commute. The full-size, ergonomically designed keyboard (with 10-key pad) gives your fingers plenty of space to stretch out and get comfortable, and you’ll also appreciate the brushed metal appearance of the smudge-proof palm rest.

Dell Inspiron 17R in black
The Dell Inspiron 17R in black (see larger image).

 

Dell Inspiron 17R in black

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With smart multicore technology that dynamically applies processing power when needed most, the Intel Core i5 Processor allows you to multitask faster, unleash digital creativity, and max your performance thanks to Intel Turbo Boost technology. And the advanced ATI graphics with 1 GB of dedicated memory takes your high-definition experience to new lifelike levels.

Stay connected wherever you roam with the built-in, ultra-fast Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking, and chat up family and friends with the integrated 1.3-megapixel webcam. Other features include SRS Premium Sound for an excellent stereo surround soundstage, and a touchpad with integrated scrolling and gestures makes using the laptop more intuitive and simple to use.

Dell also built in unique features and timesavers like the Dell Dock, which reduces time searching applications and files–photos, videos and most commonly used apps are placed right at the top of the screen. And the new Microsoft Office Starter 2010, you have everything you need within reach to power through daily tasks and enjoy your media wherever you are.

Pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit version), you’ll be able to easily create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. Windows 7 is the easiest, fastest, and most engaging version of Windows yet. Better ways to find and manage files, like Jump Lists and improved taskbar previews, help you speed through everyday tasks. Windows 7 is designed for faster and more reliable performance, so your PC just works the way you want it to.

Specifications

  • 17.3-inch high-definition LCD with 1600 x 900-pixel resolution for native HD 720p display Core i5
  • 2.53 GHz Intel Core i5-460M dual-core processor for smart performance with a speed boost (2.80 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology; 3 MB L3 cache). Intel’s Turbo Boost technology maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating performance to match your workload–providing more performance when you need it the most.
  • 540 GB SATA hard drive (5400 RPM)
  • 6 GB installed RAM (DDR3, 1333 MHz)
  • ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 with 1 GB discrete graphics provides amazing visual quality, improved efficiency and dramatic gaming performance for today and tomorrow with support for Microsoft DirectX 11. Enjoy advanced productivity with ATI Eyefinity technology by expanding your visual workspace so you can see more simultaneously for an incredibly satisfying work environment.
  • 8x multi-format DVD drive supports reading/writing of CD-R/RW, DVD±R, DVD±RW, DVD±R DL, and DVD-RAM.
  • Wireless-N Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) for ultra-fast connectivity to home and business networks.
  • Bluetooth connectivityenables you to communicate and synchronize wirelessly with Bluetooth-enabled peripherals such as printers and cell phones.
  • Built-in stereo speakers with 3-watt subwoofer with SRS Premium Sound
  • 1.3-megapixel webcam
  • HDMI port for connecting to a compatible HDTV or home theater receiver for uncompressed digital audio and video via a single cable.

     

    Dell Inspiron 17R in black

    Connect the 17R to a compatible HDTV or monitor via the HDMI port (see larger image).

     

    Dell Inspiron 17R in black

    The Dell Inspiron 17R includes a combo USB/eSATA port for ultra-high speed data transfers to compatible external hard drives (see larger image).

  • Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. And you can watch shows for free when and where you want with Internet TV on Windows Media Center. Get the best entertainment experience with Windows 7 Home Premium.
  • Get more features with Windows Anytime Upgrade. It’s the best way to add features to Windows 7, takes as few as ten minutes, requires no software or downloads, and you’ll keep your existing programs, files, and settings. Windows will walk you through the simple upgrade process. (Learn more)
  • Preloaded with the Microsoft Office Starter 2010 free software offering with selected functionality of Word and Excel for your text and spreadsheet tasks. Plus, if you decide you want the full suite, just purchase a product key to activate an ad-free version that also includes the latest Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher programs.
  • Dell DataSafe Online optional online backup service (additional charges applicable) offers data protection by enabling you to back up data to a safe, remote storage site using a broadband connection. Dell DataSafe Online is designed to be easy, flexible and secure. After setup, it will automatically back up data and help protect against software, hardware and catastrophic failure.
  • 6-cell battery
  • Measures 16.65 x 11.3 x 1.38 inches (WxDxH)
  • Weighs 6.67 pounds
  • Warranty: 1-year limited hardware warranty; 24/7 phone support

Connectivity & Expansion

  • 3 total USB ports with 1 eSATA/USB combo port that enables you to connect to compatible external hard drives for lightning fast transfers of large multimedia files–up to 5 times faster than via a standard USB port.
  • Video output: 1 HDMI and 1 VGA
  • Fast Ethernet (10/100)
  • Multi-format memory card reader including compatibility with Secure Digital (SD), Hi-Capacity Secure Digital (SDHC), Hi-Density Secure Digital (SDHD), Multi Media Card (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS Pro), and xD Picture Card (xD)
  • 1 headphone, 1 microphone

What’s in the Box

This package contains the Dell Inspiron i17R-2857MRB notebook PC, AC adapter, rechargeable battery, and printed documentation.

Included Software

McAfee SecurityCenter with Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Firewall (6-month subscription); Microsoft Office Starter 2010

The centrally located, easy-to-use Dell Support Center application offers provides personalized support resources. Conveniently located on your PC’s desktop with quick links to service, support and system resources. You’ll be able to keep your system up-to-date and running efficiently through automated fixes for common configuration issues.

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
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Pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit version), you’ll be able to easily create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. Windows 7 is the easiest, fastest, and most engaging version of Windows yet. Better ways to find and manage files, like Jump Lists and improved taskbar previews, help you speed through everyday tasks. Windows 7 is designed for faster and more reliable performance, so your PC just works the way you want it to.