The Inspiron 17R i17R-6457DBK 17.3" Notebook Computer (Black) from Dell is a full-featured notebook computer that allows you to switch out its cover to suit your style. This notebook utilizes a glossy, wide-screen 17.3" display with a native resolution of 1600 x 9000. It is backlit by an energy-efficient LED lamp, and boasts Dell's TrueLife technology. Built-in support for Bluetooth peripherals and 802.11n Wi-Fi networks make it easy to stay connected without wires.
The system supports Intel's Wireless Display (Wi-Di) system. This allows you transmit video to an HDTV without having to connect a cable between it and your computer. You'll need an HDTV and a separately sold adapter that will accept material streamed from your computer.
The system is powered by a dual-core 2.3GHz Intel Core i5-2410M CPU, which can be overclocked to 2.9GHz via Turbo Boost. In addition, this notebook handles all your visual-related needs with the integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000. Beyond the processor and graphics, this system is loaded with 6GB of RAM, a 640GB 5400rpm SATA hard drive, and a 16x-speed CD/DVD±RW burner. A 1MP webcam as well as a digital microphone are built-in for online video chat. For audio, the computer features a pair of speakers and a subwoofer. The computer is protected from viruses thanks to a 30-day trial version of McAfee Security Center. Microsoft Office Starter 2010 is installed for productivity, and Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) is the installed operating system.
- The Intel dual-core processor delivers multitasking power for everyday computing so you can get more done.
- Work and play fast with 6GB DDR3 memory, providing quick system response so you can multitask effortlessly.
- With the built-in Intel Centrino adapter, you can connect to 802.11b/g/n networks, Bluetooth devices, and wirelessly stream content to an HDTV with the included Intel Wireless Display Technology*. With this technology, you can stream full 1080p video and 5.1 Surround Sound to an HDTV. 1
- The integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 make the most of your visual experience with stunning visuals, beautiful video playback, and excellent mainstream gaming performance.
- Watch movies and burn DVDs and CDs of your favorite music, digital photos, and more with the 16x CD/DVD burner.
- This notebook comes with a SATA 640GB hard drive that spins at 5400rpm disk speed.
- For connecting up external devices, you have two super-fast USB 3.0 ports, one USB 2.0 port, and one combination eSATA / USB 2.0 port. The combination port supports PowerShare technology which allows you to connect and charge devices via USB, even if your computer is turned off.
- For chatting online, this notebook features both a built-in 1MP webcam as well as a digital microphone.
- For audio, the notebook features two 2W speakers as well as a 3W subwoofer that utilize SRS Premium Sound processing to add bass and clarity.
- This notebook comes outfitted with an 8-in-1 media card reader, so you can download pictures or video captured on your digital camera or camcorder.
- For managing and sharing all of your favorite photos, websites, music, and videos, the notebook comes with Dell's Stage software.
- Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) makes the things you do every day easier and Office Starter 2010 allows you to experience new ways to deliver your best work! Purchase a product key to activate the full version of Office 2010 -- the software is preloaded on the computer.