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A customizable laptop with a 1600x900 display, the Dell 17R comes with Dell's color switch lids to add a little personality to the laptop. The 17R comes standard with an Intel Core i3 Sandy Bridge processor, and can be customized to have an Ivy Bridge chip.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jun. 19, 2012
  • Price at launch: $599.99


  • Laptop type: Mainstream
  • Width: 16.4 inches
  • Depth: 10.87 inches
  • Thickness: 1.46 inches
  • Weight: 7.15 pounds
  • Color: Silver, Red, Pink, Blue


  • Operating system: Windows 7


  • Screen size (diagonal): 17.3 inches
  • Backlight: WLED
  • Resolution (X): 1600 px
  • Resolution (Y): 900 px

Display (base)

  • Type(s): Trackpad


  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i3-2367M
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 2.4 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Ivy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7-3612QM
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 3.1 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: HD Graphics 3000

GPU (base)

  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: HD Graphics 400

GPU (max)

  • Base RAM size: 6 MB
  • Max. config RAM size: 8 MB
  • RAM type: DDR3


  • Options: HDD (5400RPM)
  • Base drive capacity: 500 GB
  • Max. config HDD: 1 TB
  • Card reader: Yes


  • USB 3.0: 4
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • VGA: 1
  • HDMI: 1

Port options

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 4.0


  • Quoted time: 5.5 hr


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