Dell Studio 1747


Dell Studio 1747Notebook: Dell Studio 1747 (Studio 17 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 720QM
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650 1024 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.38kg
Price: 1247 euro
Average Score: 81.83% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 86%, features: 87%, display: 75% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 72%

Reviews for the Dell Studio 1747

81% Review Dell Studio 1747 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Twenty-One or "Seventeen and Four". Those who choose Dell's Studio range, expect design, quality and of course computing power for multimedia and middle class gaming. The Studio 1747 is the biggest representative of the Studio range with a 17.3 inch display and having a four core processor from Intel's Core i7 family. The family members have often been hot-headed - what are the prospects for the Studio 1747?
70% Dell Studio 17 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Dell Studio 17 is a solid laptop and ships in a variety of configurations starting at £599. Stock, it's a sedately handsome portable, but you can order it with a graphic or with a brighter colour on the lid to set your laptop apart from the crowd.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/09/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%
Dell Studio 17 (model 1747)
Source: PC World English
Dell's Studio 17 is a solid design that comes in a wide variety of configurations.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/07/2010
Rating: performance: 77% features: 87%
79% Dell Studio 17 (Windows 7, touchscreen) review
Source: CNet English
Nothing puts a smile on our faces like slating a rubbish laptop or applauding a wonderful one. But the version of Dell's Studio 17 that we review here -- the high-end model with a 17.3-inch touchscreen -- isn't really either. The touchscreen Studio 17 offers good performance, but it's too expensive for a machine in Dell's mid-range series, and, at this price, it should really have a display with a 'Full HD' resolution.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/26/2010
Rating: Total score: 79%
100% Dell Studio 17 review
Source: Stuff TV English
Before the iPhone was launched, the mobile networks were worried that the ‘multitouch’ control system wouldn’t catch on. How wrong they were – it’s now a standard feature for smartphones, and laptops and monitors are only just catching up. The state of the art screen may be a little before its time, but this is an excellent desktop replacement regardless.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/12/2010
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% Dell Studio 1747 review
Source: Techradar English
Powerful performance and sound from this quad-core multimedia machine. By offering improved graphics and audio performance, Dell's Studio 17 is a great alternative to its Studio 15 for those that require extra multimedia power and don't mind the larger chassis size. Unless you require cutting-edge gaming power, this is a fantastic home laptop.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/19/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

81% Test Dell Studio 1747 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/11/2010
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 90% display: 75% mobility: 70% workmanship: 86% ergonomy: 83% emissions: 72%


ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650: The Mobility HD 4650 is based on the Desktop 4650 architecture, but features a lower clock rate of memory and core. Depending on the core clock (450-550MHz possible) and the used memory (DDR2, DDR3, GDDR3 with 600-800 MHz possible) the mobile 4650 can show a different performance. The current consumption of the chip alone ranges from 15-25W. Features Avivo HD video features.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

720QM: The Core i7-720QM is the slowes Core i7 Quad Core in 2009 and clocks between 1.6 and 2.8 GHz (due to the Turbo Mode). Therefore, it combines the advantages of a slow quad core CPU with a fast single core one. Compared to the faster Core i7 mobile CPUs, the 720QM only features 6MB L3 Cache.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

17.3": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

3.38 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit in 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

81.83%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-01-18 (Update: 2012-05-26)