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Dell Inspiron E1705

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 reviews of Dell Inspiron E1705. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the price and design. The screen and portability also get good views, but comments about the battery and durability are mixed.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Dell Inspiron E1705 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Dell Inspiron E1705 from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on People really like the size and price. The screen and usability are also mentioned favorably, but the portability and reliability get negative reviews. There are some mixed opinions about the durability.

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54% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: DELL INSPIRON E1705 NOTEBOOK PC, Intel CoreTM Duo T2300 1.66 GHZ, 80 GB HD, 24X CD Burner/DVD Combo Drive, 1 GB DDR2 SDRAM, 17 inch Wide Screen XGA+ DELL INSPIRON E1705 NOTEBOOK PC, Intel CoreTM Duo T2300 1.66 GHZ, 80 GB HD, 24X CD Burner/DVD Combo Drive, 1 GB DDR2 SDRAM, 17 inch Wide Screen XGA+

Mar, 2019

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Dell Studio 14z hits the review bench, disc drive stays behind with few regrets


While ASUS is busy adding an optical drive to its Eee PC line, Dell is diving into the low-priced, optical-free, thin-and-light category with its new Studio 14...

Jul, 2009

Expert review by : Cisco Cheng (

Dell Studio 14z


The Dell Studio 14z is slightly ahead of its time, but it packs a performance punch and many future-proofed parts.

Both HDMI and DisplayPort technologies. Superb keyboard. Backlit option. Very good battery life. Eye-popping resolution. Reasonable priced. 3D Benefits with Nvidia Integrated platform.

No media card reader. No optical drive. ; Watch our Dell Studio 14z video review!

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Aug, 2009

Expert review by : Darren Gladstone (

Dell Studio 14z


Editor's note: This laptop is a special fixed-configuration model offered only at the Best Buy retail chain.

Crisp, vivid screen ; Discrete nVidia GPU squeezed inside

No built-in flash media slots ; Pricy external optical drive

The sleek, slim 14z all-purpose laptop delivers a great package overall--so long as you don't crave an optical drive.

Aug, 2009

Expert review by : Cisco Cheng (

Dell Inspiron E1705 (Vista)


The Dell Inspiron E1705 is a good choice for an affordable desktop replacement laptop. With Vista Home Premium, the choice is that much clearer.

Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Experience. Various graphics and screen options. Good battery life for a desktop replacement. Ample USB ports.

Not a good gaming machine. Design getting old. External tuner and remote.

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Jan, 2007

Expert review by : Carla Thornton (

Dell Inspiron E1705


This 17-inch dual-core notebook includes a TV tuner and delivers outstanding mobile gaming performance.

Excellent graphics performance

Big and heavy

This solid-performing multimedia entertainment notebook turned in some of the best mobile graphics results we've seen.

Jun, 2006

Expert review by : Cisco Cheng (

Dell Inspiron E1705


The Dell E1705 multimedia laptop is aimed at your digital home.

New Intel dual-core components. Great instant-on feature. Good performance. Six USB ports.

Base gets hot. Short battery life. A bit heavy.

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Jan, 2006

Expert review by : Jerry Jackson (

Dell Studio 14z Review


The notebook chassis is constructed from a combination of plastics and magnesium alloy for a balance of light weight and durability, and I have no doubt the Studio 14z can survive several years of use and abuse by college students, although I'd feel...

Attractive design ; Good overall performance for the price ; Great screen and speakers

No optical drive ; No standard VGA port ; No standard SD card slot

Noise levels are fairly quiet when running on battery as the fan produces a constant weak "hum" as hot air is pushed out. The fan gets louder when the laptop is set to the "high performance" power profile under Microsoft Vista and was plugged into the...

Aug, 2009

Expert review by : quiong (

Dell Inspiron e1705 with Core 2 Duo Review (pics, specs)


The Dell Inspiron E1705 has been around for awhile now. There are many configuration options available, and prices are often very affordable once Dell coupons are applied (for US customers at least). A top of the line E1705 can offer performance almost...

Sep, 2006

Expert review by : hazel_motes (

Dell Inspiron e1705 with ATI X1400 Graphics Review (pics, specs)


The Inspiron e1705, Dell's "e for entertainment" desktop replacement notebook computer featuring Intel's Yonah dual core processor, has been available for several months, and is essentially identical to another Dell model, the Inspiron 9400, which is...

May, 2006

Expert review by : abaxter (

Dell Inspiron e1705 Review (pics, specs)


The Dell Inspiron e1705 is a 17" widescreen notebook and the first Inspiron to be released with the new Intel Core Duo processor. The "e" in e1705 stands for "Entertainment", with various media features available, fast Core Duo processor, a generous...

Feb, 2006