Dell Inspiron 17 3000 Laptop model: ni173793_sb_106pze

Dell Inspiron 17 3000 Laptop

Quick Description

If you need a computer to work from home but can't dedicate space for it, this laptop is capable of handling typical productivity tasks and can be conveniently stashed away until you need it again. Its extra heft means it's not well-suited for travel or even frequent trips out of the house, but it works great as a pop-up workstation.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this laptop which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

Frequently Discounted. This device gets discounted on a regular basis (37.89% of the time to be exact).

Slow storage. Once started, this laptop should perform ok, however, expect it to take some time to start up, launch programs and open large documents. If this gets really annoying, it is possible to replace the hard drive with a faster alternative if you're comfortable with opening up your laptop.$60+

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $50 on accessories.

Currently not sold (new) anywhere I know.

It was last seen on 2020-11-30, priced at $699.99.

Based on 95 days of observation, the Dell Inspiron 17 3000 Laptop usually costs ~$700 in Canada. The lowest price on record for this laptop is $619.99.

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Pricing

History

Here's how this device has been priced up to now:

Sorry, I do not know of any Canadian retailer currently selling this product.

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Specs

Here's how the Dell Inspiron 17 3000 Laptop ranks compared to similar devices. The more stars there are, the better (except for the price row).

The Meaty details

The Specs

Operating System: Windows
Processor: Intel Core i3-1005G1
Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics
Memory: 8.00 GB
Storage: 1 TB
Screen Size: 17.3"
Screen Resolution: 1920×1080(127.34ppi)
Dimensions: 41.53 × 27.91 × 2.49 cm
Weight: 2.790 kg

The features

  • External Power Brick
  • Built-in Media Card Reader
  • DVD
  • Fixed storage: 54000 RPM hard drive (slow)
  • Webcam / Front-Facing Camera / Selfie Cam
  • HDMI
  • USB 2
  • USB Type-A
  • USB Type-C
  • Ethernet 10
  • Ethernet 100
  • Ethernet 1000 (Gigabit)
  • Built-In Keyboard
  • Built-in Number Pad
  • 3.5mm Headphone+Microphone combo jack
  • Built-in Microphone
  • Bluetooth 4
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi ac
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Multiple Monitor Support
  • Upgradable and Maintainable
  • Built-in Speakers

Repair / Upgrade Options

Score Ease of Maintenance
Battery Replacement6/10A technician can help you with that
Memory Upgrade8/10Easy project for an enthusiast
Data Storage8/10Easy project for an enthusiast
Graphics Upgrade0/10Can't be repaired or updated

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What it's capable of

Here are the tasks this computer can handle and how easily it'll breeze through it. A 5-star rating means it should handle the task at a professional level, a 1-star rating means it can do it, but it likely won't be a pleasant experience.

Activities it will handle

  • Web & Communication

    The basics 5/5
    Design Websites 4/5
  • Audio & Visual medias

    The basics 4/5
    Music Production 3/5
    Drawing and Illustrations 5/5
    Photo Editing 3/5
    Video Editing 3/5
  • Texts & Numbers

    The basics 5/5
  • Video Games

    Casual and Mobile Games 1/5
    Enthusiast Games 1/5
    Triple-A Video Games 0/5
  • 3D and CAD

    The basics 1/5

Programs, Apps and Games it will handle

Activity ratings are good but sometimes, you want to be absolutely sure your next purchase will be able to run a specific piece of software.

A 1 star rating means the program'll be usable (according to the developer's own definition; some are more demanding than others); 3 stars mean recommended specs are met with this device; 5 stars will means you will have plenty of overhead to handle uncommon uses of that program like mods, plug-ins and more.

Web & Communication (3 / 3)

Texts & Numbers (9 / 9)

Drawing and Illustrations (10 / 12)

Audio & Visual medias (3 / 3)

3D and CAD (5 / 8)

Music Production (7 / 10)

Photo Editing (7 / 7)

Video Editing (6 / 12)

Enthusiast Games (29 / 63)

Video Games (10 / 14)

Triple-A Video Games (9 / 69)

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