Editors Liked

  • Solid productivity performance Reasonably priced. Uses the latest Core i5 technology. Robust audio output
  • The Dell Inspiron 17R is a big, desk-filling laptop for not much money, built into a similar chassis to Dell's recently reviewed, and more expensive, 17R SE model

Editors Didn't Like

  • Short battery life. Reflective screen. Integrated graphics
  • The Inspiron 17R has low screen resolution for a 17-inch laptop, no discrete graphics, and no clickpad