Dell Studio 1747
SpecificationsNotebook: 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
Price: 1247 euro
Average of 6 scores (from 6 reviews)
Reviews for the Dell Studio 1747
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?
Source: PC Advisor
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%
Source: PC World
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%
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%
Source: Stuff TV
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%
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%
Source: Notebookcheck 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.
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
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.
This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.
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 %
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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