Pros

  • Nice, high-resolution screen

Cons

  • Pricey; offers poor battery life

At A Glance

Burly gaming notebook has a high-resolution screen, but its battery life is poor.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24555
Processor
Processor type Pentium M 770
Processor speed 2130.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.0 inches
Resolution 1920 x 1200 pixels
Vertical Resolution 1200
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset nVidia GeForce Go 6800 Ultra
Storage
Drive size 100.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • Express Card Slot
  • SD Card
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 218.0 hours
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Headphone Jack Yes
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • FireWire Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x6)
  • Video - S-Video
Microphone input Yes
Firewire 1
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • Express Card Slot
  • SD Card
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 400.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 15.5 inches
Depth 11.4 inches
Height 1.7 inches
Weight 11.3 pounds
Weight with Accessories 11.3 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Included Software Corel WordPerfect Productivity Pack
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List
  • Notebook
  • IR receiver
  • remote
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 2:18   (hh:mm)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 717.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Superior
World Bench 5 Score 93.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 605.0
Ahead Nero 605.0
Windows Media Encoder 410.0
WinZip 369.0
Adobe Premiere 453.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 293.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 517.0
Roxio VideoWave 406.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 448.0
Adobe Photoshop 322.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 267.0
Microsoft Office XP 542.0