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Dell XPS 17-L701X

Specifications

Dell XPS 17-L701X
Dell XPS 17-L701X (XPS 17 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i5-460M 2.53 GHz
Graphics adapter
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 1600x900 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
3.4 kg ( = 119.93 oz / 7.5 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
870 Euro

 

Average Score: 79.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 80%, features: 86%, display: 74% mobility: 76%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 74%

Reviews for the Dell XPS 17-L701X

80% Dell XPS 17 (L701X) Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English

Decent build quality, a stylish design, good usability, impressive specifications, all the connectivity you could ever want and some of the best speakers to be found on a laptop make a strong case for Dell's new XPS 17. Only its distinctly underwhelming screen prevents this 17.3in laptop from picking up a recommended award.


Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/02/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 90% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 90%

Foreign Reviews

78% Test: Dell XPS 17
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/23/2010
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 80% features: 82% display: 74% mobility: 72% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 74%
80% Dell XPS 17
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/17/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
Bemutatkoznak a Dell új XPS sorozat XPS 15 és XPS 17 tagjai
Source: Laptopkalauz HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/01/2010

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M: GF108 based mid-range graphics card with DX11 support.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


460M: The Core i5-460M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-620M) and clocks between 2.53-2.8 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.3":

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.


3.4 kg:

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. In 2014, the global market share of Dell laptops was 12.3% and it is 14% in 2016.


79.33%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2010-12-13 (Update: 2012-05-26)