Dell Inspiron 17R - Intel Core i5
Stylish design, Above average port selection, Solid performance for most, Good battery life
Stateoftheart components and ports, Nice minimalist design.
Huge battery, long battery life, Nice design, WiDi2, Minimal bloatware, Some 3D graphics performance, Automatic graphics switching technology, Bluetooth,USB 3,0, SWITCH lids.
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi). Big 640GB hard drive. Great navigating experience. Nice design. No bloatware.
Great processing speeds. 6GB of RAM. Cavernous 640GB hard drive. WiMax-ready. Intel Wireless Display included.
Fast Core i5 processor. Great raw horsepower. Nice 17-inch widescreen. Excellent typing experience. Flawless constructed mouse buttons.
Great performance for its class. HDMI-out and eSATA ports. Barely any pre-installed bloatware.
Moderate price for a 17-inch laptop; eye-catching design; decent battery life for size
Bluray Drive, Good Performance, Software Installation Free Of Much Bloatware
Softfeeling keyboard, No Bluray optical drive, Only average gaming performance
Slightly soft feel to the keyboard.
No 1080p HD resolution, Slow 5,400rpm hard drive.
No 1080p resolution. Battery life was less than desirable.
Lacks graphics power. Bigger battery needed.
Doesn't have Blu-ray or dedicated graphics. A bit pricey compared with its peers.
Lid collects fingerprint smudges. No ExpressCard slot or FireWire port.
Weak 3D performance, despite discrete graphics chip; no Blu-ray drive; tinny speakers
Exterior Shows Lots Of Fingerprints And Smudges, Display Can't Handle 1080p HD Video, 3D Graphics Best Suited For Casual Gaming
By TechReviewSource on June 22, 2011
The Dell Inspiron 17R is a large 17-inch desktop replacement laptop that has a sturdy design that as some updated internals and ports, including USB 3.0 and Intel's Wireless Display interface. However it has only average graphics performance and...80
By PCWorld on June 20, 2011
Subtle, elegant looks and adequate performance highlight this desktop replacement....60
By LaptopMag on May 18, 2011
For $899, the Dell Inspiron 17R offers a great display and audio with plenty of performance for multimedia mavens and even gamers. Its impressive battery life, while not necessary on a desktop replacement, is a bonus. Our only major complaint is the...80
By PC Mag on May 17, 2011
The Dell Inspiron 17R (N7110) gives you some 3D performance, creative control of both your virtual media and the laptop's physical appearance, and features to make this desktop replacement laptop pop....80
By NotebookCheck on April 29, 2011
The Inspiron 17R is a typical multimedia laptop that doesn't allow itself to make many mistakes. At the same time, it doesn't really excel in any relation. Workmanship, keyboard, connectivity, performance and emissions are on about the normal...80
By PC Mag on March 02, 2011
The Dell Inspiron 17R-1695MRB shows that chic doesn't necessary mean that it needs to be made of metal. This desktop replacement laptop also has a slew of creature comforts, all for a reasonable price. Buy it nowMore from Dell Shop for other Dell...80
By PC Mag on October 12, 2010
The Dell 17R-2950MRB laptop provides plenty of processing power and storage for avid videographers and photographers, but gamers should look somewhere else....80
By PC Mag on September 27, 2010
The Dell Inspiron 17R-2248MRB has good horsepower and an excellent user experience, but it doesn't pamper you with features....70
By Trusted Reviews on September 03, 2010
Between 15 and 16 inches might be the most common laptop size, but if you're looking for a desktop replacement you probably want a bigger screen. This is where the 17.3in Dell Inspiron 17R comes in. Available in a wide range of configurations,...80
By Expert Reviews on August 13, 2010
The Inspiron 17R is a good desktop replacement laptop, but unless you're into games it's a little overpriced compared to the competition....60