Dell Inspiron E1705
Dell Inspiron E1705 Introduction
Dell’s Inspiron E1705 is a 17″ widescreen notebook full of power and the very first Dell Inspiron to be released with the new Intel Core Duo processor. The E in E1705 stands for “Entertainment”. With various media features available, fast Core Duo processor, a 6 USB ports and the option for a high-end graphics card in the form of the nVidia Go 7800 the Dell Inspiron E-1705 sounds like lots of fun. Lets get down to the review.
Dell Inspiron E1705 Design
The Inspiron E1705’s design is nearly identical to the Dell Inspiron 9300 design. Crafted out of sturdy and stylish magnesium alloy and measuring 15.5 inches wide, 11.3 inches deep, and 1.6 inches thick. The weight comes in at a hefty 8.2 pounds. The outside cover is brushed aluminum, with a white border, the same design as Dell’s 700M. It has a good solid build, no flexing of the body and magnesium alloy material for lid and bottom for extra durability.
Dell Inspiron E1705 Features
Dells’ Inspiron E1705 comes pre-installed with Windows XP Media Center Edition, which offers enhanced multimedia handling and management versus XP Home Edition, letting you take control of your home and mobile entertainment experience. The E1705 has “Media Direct” for quick boot and access to media file viewing is great, allows you to access files on DVD, media card reader, hard drive and any USB connected storage device.
Dell Inspiron E1705 Performance
The E1705 comes with a 2.0GHz Dual Core processor, meant for multi-tasking. Combined with nVidia Go 7800 graphics
card you’ve got a pretty serious gaming machine
The e1705’s speed boost from the Core Duo processor is what makes this a good buy. The high-end graphics card option is a must for a serious gamer. This is most likely the best 17″ gaming laptop around, considering Dell’s low pricing. Prices start at under $1,000.