Off lease models like this have cheap batteries and chargers too. Lenovo – AST When I decided to buy a notebook computer, which I wanted mainly so that I could compute anywhere in the house with ease, I considered the usual possibilities: You may also like. Dell offers 1-year parts and replacement as a standard warranty on the e

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It quickly became clear that the inpsiron was the cheapest DVI option, at least when all other components were taken into account. I’ve owned another one.

Dell Inspiron e with ATI X Graphics Review (pics, specs)

Dell e Media Direct launch button view larger image. Audio Onboard Lnspiron up the volume with the Inspiron E’s built-in speakers and subwoofer, which offer stunning integrated audio for music, movies, games and other applications that use sound. Conclusion The e is better than expected and quite a bargain for a powerful desktop replacement notebook.

I bought this product for my 15 year old daughter who is very hard to please. The standard size battery is a 6-cell. Had there been a WSXGA matte screen option, I would probably have gone for that, but screen choices for the e are seriously limited. Employee and Student Discounts.

Dell Alienware 17 R5 This should last for several years. On all three counts, the e, as configured, easily meets my needs. The first thing I did upon receiving the notebook was to remove all the extraneous, unwanted software, which took about an hour.


Dell Inspiron e1705 Review (pics, specs)

In any case, performance is good, there are no strange errors or distressing crashes, and startup and shutdown are smooth and quick. The hinges on the Dell e are constructed of steel and surrounded in a plastic case. Dell e top view view larger image The e build is good.

The single-core desktop was barely inepiron while running several demanding applications, whereas the Core Duo sailed along, if a little choppily at times.

About this product Product Information The Dell Inspiron E notebook is a quality device that is solid and durable. The Inspiron e has a magnesium alloy construction on the lid and bottom of the notebook for extra protection.

To put the Core Duo T to the test, I started a virus scan, ran Super PI, and wrote a very small program to output random numbers to the display, all while listening to the radio. Doom 3 on the Dell e view larger image.

Dell e right side view: If ihspiron have zero interest in TV on your notebook and are use other software to organize your media files, then just go with Windows Home. Dell e Media Direct launch button view larger image Conclusion The e does a great job of carrying on everything that was good about the Inspiron and adding some serious performance enhancements to the Inspiron inch line of notebooks.


Given the fact Doom 3 runs well on High Quality graphics settings, Half Life 2 and other popular titles can be assumed to run well.

Furthermore, using Media Direct is more battery life efficient so if you just want to watch a movie then definitely use Media Direct to play the movie and not some Windows program. In the end, impatience won out, as did a insprion nature. Below is a graph generated from running HDTune on the e, a hard drive benchmarking application:.

I own three of these.

Dell Inspiron e1705 with ATI X1400 Graphics Review (pics, specs)

Visit our network of sites: The screen is impervious to firm tapping and pushing on the lid. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. If your display is good, the display is bright and crisp. Do more with dual-core power. I considered a reformat, which many people recommend, but because everything seemed to be running well after simple removal of junk software, I decided not to do this and have had no problems.