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Dell Inspiron e1705 Laptop






     The new Dell Inspiron E1705 ushers in a new platform of dual core mobile Intel chips, as well as Centrino Duo, the follow up to Intel's successful Centrino platform. Although the base model of this notebook uses a Core Solo (single core), the model I am reviewing today has the following specs:


Intel Core Duo T2300 @ 1.66GHz, 667MHz FSB

512MB DDR2-533 RAM (2x256MB)

60GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive

17" WUXGA LCD display with TrueLife

256MB GeForce Go 7800

Intel PRO/Wireless 3945 802.11a/g Mini Card




Intel® Dual CoreTM Processor T2600 (2.16GHz, 2MB Cache, 667MHz FSB) Intel® Dual CoreTM Processor T2500 (2GHz, 2MB Cache, 667MHz FSB) Intel® Dual CoreTM Processor T2400 (1.83GHz, 2MB Cache, 667MHz FSB) Intel® Dual CoreTM Processor T2300 (1.66GHz, 2MB Cache, 667MHz FSB) Intel® CoreTM Solo Processor T1300 (1.66GHz, 2MB Cache, 667MHz FSB)


Operating System

Genuine Windows® XP Professional Edition Genuine Windows® XP Home Edition Genuine Windows® XP Media Center Edition 2005



Up to 2GB of Dual Channel 667MHz DDR2 memory provides blazing performance.

DDR2 667MHz dual channel1 memory offers excellent performance and bandwidth. This memory architecture is designed to help improve overall system performance and reduce power consumption. As demands from processors, graphics and networking increase, DDR2 is the new standard in notebook memory.


Graphics & Display

Standard: 17 inch Wide Screen XGA+ Integrated Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950

Optional: 17 inch UltraSharpTM Wide Screen UXGA with TrueLifeTM 256MB DDR NVIDIA® GeForceTM Go 7800



Standard: High definition integrated stereo sound with Integrated subwoofer Stereo headphones/speakers miniconnector (same as line-out)


Hard Drive

Up to 100GB 7200RPM SATA hard drive lets you store and access abundant data on your notebook.


Optical Storage

Standard: Combo Drive: 24x/10x/24x CD-RW and 8x DVD-ROM

Optional: DVD+RW: 8x DVD+/-RW2


I/O Ports

IEEE 1394 integrated port (1394 cable and software sold separately) 6-USB 2.0 (Universal Serial Bus) compliant 4-pin connectors 5-in-1 removable memory card reader Video: 15-pin monitor connector Digital Video Interface (DVI) S-Video: 7-pin mini-DIN connector Audio jacks: Stereo headphones/speakers miniconnector (same as line-out), microphone miniconnector


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     Suggested Retail Price starts at $999 USD 




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