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Dell Inspiron 15R Special edition (7520)

Discussion in 'Dell Inspiron and Dell Studio' started by lucjuh8, Jun 5, 2012.

  1. c_man

    c_man Notebook Evangelist

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    That was my idea as well. Will happen in a few days.
     
  2. MichelledeFouw

    MichelledeFouw Notebook Enthusiast

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    Monitor
    Windows description...... Algemeen PnP-beeldscherm
    Manufacturer............. CMN
    Plug and Play ID......... CMN1720
    Data string.............. HDKPVƒ173HGE [*CP437]
    Serial number............ n/a
    Manufacture date......... 2011, ISO week 2
    Filter driver............ Monitor
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    EDID revision............ 1.4
    Input signal type........ Digital
    Color bit depth.......... 6 bits per primary color
    Color encoding formats... RGB 4:4:4
    Screen size.............. 380 x 210 mm (17,1 in)
    Power management......... Not supported
    Extension blocs.......... None
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    DDC/CI................... n/a

    Color characteristics
    Default color space...... Non-sRGB
    Display gamma............ 2,20
    Red chromaticity......... Rx 0,640 - Ry 0,330
    Green chromaticity....... Gx 0,300 - Gy 0,610
    Blue chromaticity........ Bx 0,150 - By 0,060
    White point (default).... Wx 0,313 - Wy 0,329
    Additional descriptors... None

    Timing characteristics
    Range limits............. Not available
    GTF standard............. Not supported
    Additional descriptors... None
    Preferred timing......... Yes
    Native/preferred timing.. 1920x1080p at 60Hz (16:9)
    Modeline............... "1920x1080" 141,290 1920 1976 2014 2110 1080 1084 1090 1116 +hsync -vsync

    Standard timings supported

    Report information
    Date generated........... 2-7-2012
    Software revision........ 2.60.0.972
    Data source.............. Registry-Active
    Operating system......... 6.1.7601.2.Service Pack 1

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  3. lordbaldric

    lordbaldric Notebook Consultant

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    I'm curious to know how overclockable the 650Ms on the 17R SE are and what sort of thermals people are getting, if anyone has that info. I wish notebookcheck or Anand would do a review of this laptop.
     
  4. Johnatas

    Johnatas Notebook Enthusiast

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    Anyone with a 15R S/E 7730M can post benchmarks/temps/FPS on some of the most demanding games? Like BF 3 for example?
    Need this to make my choice about this one =D
     
  5. Andrei Morar

    Andrei Morar Notebook Enthusiast

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    Below you'll find the only review I could find for this laptop. It also has an unboxing video and benchmark results.

    Dell Inspiron N7720 – Review

    As you noticed it's in Romanian. Use Google Translate . You can also ask me as Romanian is my mother tongue. :)
     
  6. ThaRooP

    ThaRooP Newbie

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    Does anyone know if it is (easily) possible to replace the dvd drive with and hdd (ssd) in the 15R model?
     
  7. Johnatas

    Johnatas Notebook Enthusiast

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    This review is for 17" 650M, I need/want only for 15" 7730M =)
     
  8. Andrei Morar

    Andrei Morar Notebook Enthusiast

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    Those interested in the 17R SE will surely be interested.
     
  9. Johnatas

    Johnatas Notebook Enthusiast

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    Sorry friend, it wasn't my intention to say that your post isn't good, it's only that in my country, Dell isn't selling the 17R SE, only 15R SE, so I need infos in that specific NB.

    Thank you for linking the review to 17R SE :D
     
  10. Qbasix

    Qbasix Notebook Guru

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    Got mine today!

    Stand out features:
    1) Screen is beautiful, love the full HD coming from a 720p laptop.
    It's bright and sharp.

    2) Keyboard is fantastic, very very good to type on and I feel at home straight away!

    3) CPU and GPU performance is great.
    I dont play games on the laptop but thought i'd "stress test" it using Battlefield 3.

    It runs the game on Ultra settings (except for MSAA OFF) at about 15fps, it feels smooth and is fine for running around etc, however for proper playing you would need more.

    I had to drop it to Medium settings and the fps was between 26 and 32, say average of 30fps which was quite ok.

    However to get really smooth gameplay I dropped the resolution to 720p and put it on "AUTO"...

    On Auto settings it uses a mixture of Ultra/Medium settings which look great and it runs at 45fps average going as high as 60!

    Considering BF3 is the latest and most stressful game around, I think this $1099 laptop does quit well!

    Impressed with the HD7730M, was not expecting much as most people think its bad and does not compete with 640M, does ok for me!

    Regarding heat, I played for about 1 hour on 64 player maps with medium/high settings and the laptop only got slightly warm. The fan seemed to be going at a fast speed and I could feel warm air coming out the left side, however the laptop itself was not hot or having any issues (I did not monitor temps).

    I also did some 1080p Youtube video tests, I set IE9 to run with Intel Graphics and a full HD video played easily, the CPU usage was 15% average, the laptop was almost sleeping!

    System is quite responsive using the default Intel SRT 32GB mSATA and 1GB HDD combo, boot up is VERY FAST, almost like my SSD OS on my other laptop.

    Build quality is alright, its definitely no Macbook Pro or XPS, looks like my 5+ year old Insipirion 6400... (same size/weight etc).
    Material and build quality is good.

    I have the 15R SE with all the options ticked, after running Windows Performance Index and BF3 for quite a bit it never crashed or had any errors.

    Very Happy!
     

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