Dell Latitude E5400

Specifications

Dell Latitude E5400Notebook: Dell Latitude E5400
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7250
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 900 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Dell Latitude E5400

80% Dell Latitude E5400 review
Source: PC Advisor English
With the new Dell Latitude E5400, Dell has carved out an impressive laptop for your business needs. It hits a sweet spot with regards to solid build quality, the right combination of features, performance, and price tag. First off, as is the case with most Dell notebooks, design matters. For a 14-inch laptop, the Dell Latitude E5400 weighs 2.56kg and is well worthy of your choice for a business laptop.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/11/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Dell Latitude E5400 notebook
Source: Pocket Lint English
Dell’s Latitude E-series may not offer the most exciting laptops on the market, but they’re reliable, strong and great for small, medium and large businesses. The Latitude E5400 sits towards the lower end of the range, with plastics used instead of metals, but you’ll still find a comprehensive specification and great A good choice for corporate users on a strict budget, the Latitude E5400 is unlikely to excite, but it’s still a highly usable and well-made machine. Further backed by decent performance, a great keyboard and a useful amount of ports, it comes highly recommended.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/19/2009
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD: Onboard (shared Memory) GPU built in the GM45, GE45 and GS45 chipset (Montevina). Because of two more shaders and a higher core clock, much faster than the old GMA X3100. Still not advisable for gamers (DirectX 10 games not playable or only with very low settings). The integrated video processor is able to help decode HD videos (AVC/VC-2/MPEG2) , e.g., for a fluent Blu-Ray playback with slow CPUs.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


T7250: Mid-range (at the time of annoucement) dual core processor based on the Merom core. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.1": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.6 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Dell: Dell Inc. is a multinational technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells, and supports personal computers and other computer-related products. Based in Texas, Dell employs more than 82,700 people worldwide (2009). In 2006, Dell purchased the computer hardware manufacturer Alienware. In most countries, the laptops are directly sold to consumers by Dell and each notebook custom-assembled according to a selection of options. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Dell reviews


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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» Toshiba Satellite E105-S1602
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» Fujitsu LifeBook S7220
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» HP Pavilion dv4-1430us
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» Toshiba Tecra M10-S3411
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» Sony VAIO VGN-CS230J/Q
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» Asus X82Q
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» Asus B80A
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» Acer Extensa 4630Z
Pentium Dual Core T3400
» Sony Vaio VGN-CS118E
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» Toshiba Satellite E105-S1402
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» HP Pavilion dv4-1125nr
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» HP Compaq 6530b
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» Sony Vaio VGN-CS190
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» Lenovo Thinkpad R400
Core 2 Duo T9400
» Dell Latitude E6400
Core 2 Duo P8400

Laptops with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Panasonic Toughbook CF-F8
Core 2 Duo SP9300, 1.7 kg
» Acer TravelMate 8471-944G32Mn
Core 2 Duo SU9400, 2.01 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-09-11 (Update: 2012-05-26)