The XPS 17 X17L-2250SLV 17.3" Notebook Computer (Silver) from Dell features a sophisticated anodized aluminum design that exudes style. With the added power of a 2nd generation Intel Core i5 processor, this Dell notebook can replace your desktop computer while still being portable enough to take with you when you travel.
The 17.3" widescreen display is backlit with LED lamps, which brighten faster, use less power and provide better image quality than their CCFL counterparts. The screen also has a 16:9 aspect ratio, which is also the standard for HDTVs. The nVIDIA GeForce GT 550M graphics card with 1GB of dedicated memory provides a 1600 x 900 native resolution and supports HD 720p video playback.
The system is powered by a dual-core 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-2450M processor. It also has 6GB of DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 7200rpm hard drive, a multi-in-1 media card reader, a Blu-ray player/SuperMulti DVD burner combo optical drive, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0+HS, an integrated 2.0-megapixel HD webcam and microphone as well as built-in JBL-certified stereo speakers. Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) is the installed operating system.
2nd Generation Intel Core i5 Performance
For the most visible difference in multitasking or high-definition multimedia, get the processor with the performance you can truly see and feel. For the best set of features and the most responsive experience, this Dell notebook has a 2nd generation, dual-core 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-2450M processor. It can also be overclocked to 3.1GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. It's visibly smart performance at its best
nVIDIA GeForce GT 550M Graphics
This Dell notebook houses a nVIDIA GeForce GT 550M graphics card with 1GB of dedicated memory. This graphics card also features nVIDIA Optimus technology, which automatically optimizes your battery life while maintaining optimal graphics performance seamlessly whether you're watching an HD movie, surfing the web or playing a game. Enjoy high-definition video playback on your 17.3" widescreen display. If you would rather view your photos and videos on a bigger screen, you'll be able to output HD video to an external display via the HDMI port
JBL Certified Speakers & Subwoofer
High-fidelity JBL speakers combined with Waves MaxxAudio 3 technology produce rich, full sound that delivers booming bass and razor-sharp clarity to your favorite movies, music and games. Treat your ears with up to 22W of peak audio performance on this Dell notebook. MaxxAudio 3 is designed to deliver better dynamic range, frequency response and imaging, with maximum transparency, clarity and natural sound. Your sound is also fully customizable. Personalize, store and dial up your own precision presets. With a touch of your finger, the exclusive Waves button on your Dell notebook gives you instant access to the MaxxAudio 3 user-friendly interface
Dell Stage has an easy-to-use interface that puts your digital life at your fingertips. With easy access to your photo library, ebooks, music playlists and video collection, your most recent content is always front and center. MusicStage, PhotoStage, VideoStage and SyncUP powered by Nero let you enjoy your favorite content on your own terms
Connect with Friends & Family
Why make a phone call to friends and family when you can see them in clear high-definition 720p quality with this Dell notebook? The integrated 2.0-megapixel webcam and built-in microphone as well as the pre-installed Skype software allow you to video chat with friends and family with ease. The 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi support on this Dell notebook ensures you have an optimal wireless connection to keep the video quality optimal and consistent