Your ultimate Full HD entertainment center.
With Windows 8 Pro, get a total entertainment experience with an expansive 17.3" Full HD display, built-in Skullycandy™ speakers and 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ processors.
Power your movies, music and games with up to 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processors, available with Windows 8, up to 8GB* of memory and other high-performance options.
Always have a front row seat.
Enjoy bold, responsive video playback with Inspiron™ 17R Special Edition’s performance-class
Windows 8, 2GB* NVIDIA® discrete graphics, 43.9 cm (17.3) display.
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Hear every detail.
You won’t believe your ears. Built-in Skullcandy™ speakers (two speakers and a subwoofer) and Waves MaxxAudio® 4 technology let you experience your music, movies and videochat in a completely new way.
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With its premium stealth black anodized aluminum exterior and matching palm rest, and a optional backlit keyboard, Inspiron™ 17R Special Edition pairs the premium look you want with the power you demand.
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Complete your Inspiron 17R Special Edition experience
Your Inspiron™ 17R Special Edition is just the start. Look for these great additions when finalizing your purchase.
- 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3210M processor (3M Cache, up to 3.1 GHz)
- 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3230M processor (3M Cache, up to 3.2 GHz)
- 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3610QM Processor (6MB cache, up to 3.3 GHz)
- 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3630QM processor (6M Cache, up to 3.4 GHz)
- Windows® 7 Home Premium 64bit (English)
- Windows® 7 Professional SP1 64bit (English)
- Windows 8, English (64bit)
- Windows 8 Pro, English (64bit)
- 4GB 1 DIMM (4GB x1) DDR3 1600Mhz
- 6GB 2 DIMM (1 x 2GB + 1 x 4GB) DDR3 1600Mhz
- 8GB 2 DIMM (4GB x2) DDR3 1600Mhz
- Mobile Intel® 7 Series Express Chipset (HM77)
- NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M GDDR5 2GB
- NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M GDDR5 2GB (3D)
- NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M GDDR5 2GB (for Intel® Core™ i7 processor 45W CPU)
- 17.3" HD+ WLED True-Life (1600x900)
- 17.3" FHD WLED Anti-Glare (1920x1080)
- 17.3" 3D Capable FHD WLED True-Life (1920x1080)
Audio and Speakers
- 3 Skullcandy Speakers (including subwoofer) with Waves MaxxAudio® 4.0
- 8x DVD+/-RW (standard)
Blu-ray Disc™ combo (reads Blu-ray Disc™ & writes to CD/DVD) (optional)
Blu-ray Disc RW (writes Blu-ray, DVD&CD) (optional - availability may vary by region)
- 6-cell 48WHr Li-Ion Battery
90W AC Power Adapter (standard) / 130W AC Power Adapter (standard with 3rd Generation Intel Core i7 quad core processors and discrete graphics)
- Native HD 1.0 MP webcam with digital microphone
Ports, Slots & Chassis
- Color, Material & Finish:
Matching display back and palmrest in Stealth Black Anodized Aluminum with precision etched honeycomb design.
Standard full size, optional backlit keyboard
(3) USB 3.0 + (1) USB 3.0 PowerShare
Kensington Security Lock
AC Power In
Multi-media Card Reader
Digital (SD) Memory Card
Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) with UHS 50MB/Sec
Memory Stick (MS)
Memory Stick PRO (MS Pro)
Memory Stick XC (MSXC)
Multi Media Card (MMC)
Multi Media Card plus (MMC+) Supported in MMC compatibility mode only
Dimensions & Weight
Width: 16.4” (416.8mm)
Height: 1.27” (31.9mm) front / 1.47” (37.37mm) back
Depth: 10.87” (276mm)
Starting weight of 7.23 lbs (3.28 kg)
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