• CPU: Intel Core i7-5500U
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 840M (2GB DDR3)
  • Display: 17.3”, HD+ (1600 x 900), TN
  • Storage: 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Weight: 3.28 kg (7.2 lbs)

Pros

  • Steady construction
  • 3 years warranty
  • Spill-resistant keyboard

Cons

  • Bulky size (3.29 kg weight, 1.17” height)
  • We expected longer battery life
  • Mediocre CPU/GPU performance
  • Just one RAM slot
  • No M.2 slot, No slot for additional HDD

Dell Inspiron 17 5749 - Specs

CPU Performance #99
  • Intel Pentium Silver N5000
  • Intel Core i3-6100H
  • Intel Core i7-5500U
  • Intel Core i3-7130U 0.1%
  • Intel Core m7-6Y75 0.6%
GPU Performance #127
  • NVIDIA GeForce 940MX (4GB DDR3)
  • AMD Radeon R7 M370 (2GB GDDR5) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce 840M (2GB DDR3)
  • AMD Radeon R7 M445 (2GB GDDR5)
  • AMD Radeon 520 (2GB GDDR5)
Display
17.3”, HD+ (1600 x 900), TN
HDD/SSD
1TB HDD
RAM
8GB
OS
Windows OS
Body material
Aluminum, Plastic
Dimensions
414 x 285 x 29.60 mm (16.30" x 11.22" x 1.17")
Weight
3.28 kg (7.2 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 2x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11bgn
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack headphone/microphone
Features
  • Web camera
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 17.3”, HD+ (1600 x 900), TN

Name 17.3”, HD+ (1600 x 900), TN
Diagonal 17.3"
Pixel density 106.11 ppi
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1600 x 900
Becomes "Retina" from 33 inches (83 cm)

 

Dell Inspiron 17 5749 in-depth review

Inspiron 17 (5749) is a new mainstream/multimedia machine by Dell, which tries to be useful in every situation, combining decent performance, stylish looks, big screen and a long warranty. Actually, the only noticeable drawback in its specs sheet is the weight, which is 3285 g, but that’s not something unprecedented for a 17-incher. We were somehow surprised, though, given the ultra-thin and ultra-light models, which alight upon our Labs lately. Besides the prominent measurements, In[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-5500U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$729.00
price
3716.00-93.3%
performance
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce 840M (2GB DDR3)

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1478.99
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1637.00+0.1%
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