Pros

  • Well-integrated entertainment features

Cons

  • Sluggish WorldBench performance

At A Glance

This terrific Media Center laptop has a great design, long battery life, and plenty of easy-to-use entertainment apps.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number IXM140S2
Inventory Number 24816
Processor
Processor type Pentium M 750
Processor speed 1860.0 MHz
Display
Display size 14.1 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
External Monitor Interface Discrete
Vertical Resolution 800
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset Integrated Intel 915GM
Storage
Drive size 80.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • Express Card Slot
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 653.0 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
  • Mini PCI Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x4)
  • Video - S-Video
Microphone input Yes
Firewire 1
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth No
Slots
  • Express Card Slot
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 533.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 13.0 inches
Depth 10.2 inches
Height 1.7 inches
Weight 6.7 pounds
Weight with Accessories 6.7 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Included Software
  • Corel WordPerfect Office 12
  • QuickBooks
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 6:53   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 52.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 71.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 44.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 45.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 7.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 3.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 756.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Very Good
World Bench 5 Score 82.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 679.0
Ahead Nero 949.0
Windows Media Encoder 457.0
WinZip 437.0
Adobe Premiere 522.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 576.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 680.0
Roxio VideoWave 433.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 415.0
Adobe Photoshop 360.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 378.0
Microsoft Office XP 563.0