Pros

  • Great keyboard and touchpad
  • Powerful for its class

Cons

  • Somewhat pricey for its size
  • Rather short battery life

At A Glance

Worth the cost if you want a small machine with a great keyboard.

Manufacturer’s Description

Dell Inspiron M101z Laptop Computer Inspiron M101z 4GB DDR3 SoDIMM at 800MHz, 2x2GB DIMM AMD Athlon II Neo K325 (Dual Core,1.3GHz,2MB Cache) 11.6'' High Definition Truelife WLED (1366x786) 320GB SATA Hard Drive (7200RPM) AMD RS880 Integrated Graphics

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number DNCWXV2
Processor
Processor type AMD Athlon II
Processor speed 1300.0 MHz
Processor count 2
Display
Display size 11.6 inches
Display type Glossy LCD with LED Backlight
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 320.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Other storage
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
Ports and Connections
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Available Interfaces Bluetooth
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
SD/MMC Card 1.0
Wireless connection 802.11 n/a/b/g
Video Interfaces
  • HDMI
  • VGA
Slots
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Memory
Memory size 4000.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory max 8.0 GB
Dimensions
Width 11.5 inches
Depth 8.0 inches
Height 1.4 inches
Weight 3.5 pounds
Weight with Accessories 4.2 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
Input devices
  • Keyboard
  • Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 60.0
Battery
Battery Life 4:30   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 536.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 490.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 484.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 927.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 561.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 1323.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 423.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 367.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 370.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 21.79   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 15.44   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 18.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 13.33   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 800x600 4.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 3.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 800x600 12.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 9.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 800x600 16.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 637.0