Pros

  • Sturdily crafted
  • Instant-on multimedia and app viewers

Cons

  • A little heavy

At A Glance

Midsize consumer notebook has a high-quality design, good performance, and stand-alone media buttons.

Manufacturer’s Description

This is the Dell Inspiron 1420 Notebook Computer equipped with Intel Pentium Dual Core technology, 1.46GHz, 533MHz FSB/1MB cache with an 80GB SATA Hard Drive.

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The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo T7500
Processor speed 2200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 14.1 inches
Resolution 1440 x 900 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset nVidia GeForce 8400M GS
General Information
UPC Code 078787901322
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces Mini PCI Port
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 83.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Superior
Battery
Battery Life 4:49:59 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 298.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 373.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 278.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 527.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 400.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 735.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 256.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 986.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 240.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 64.41   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 48.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 402.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0