Dell Inspiron 1764
|Media||500 GB 2.5" 5400 rpm SATA HDD|
|Operating system||Windows 7|
|Power||8 hours of battery life with standard 6-cell battery|
|CPU||2.26GHz Intel Core i5 430M dual core|
|Memory||4 GB DDR3 SDRAM|
|Display||17.3" (43.9 cm) 1600x900 TrueLife LCD|
|Input||Keyboard (91% full size)
|Camera||1.3 megapixel Webcam built-in|
|Connectivity||10/100 Mbit Ethernet
IEEE 802.11b wireless LAN
3 USB 2.0 ports
7-in-1 Flash Memory card reader (SD, SDHC, MMC, xD-Picture Card,SDHD, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO)
|Dimensions||42.01 x 27.61 x 3.6 cm|
|Weight||2.88 kg (6.35 lb)|
Processor and memory
The Dell 1764 uses a 2.13 GHz Intel Core i3 330M, 2.26 GHz Intel Core i5 430M, 2.40 GHz Intel Core i5 M450 or 2.40 GHz Intel Core i5 520M dual core processor. The operative memory has 4 GB of DDR3 SDRAM memory as standard. Upgradable to 8GB.
Integrated video cards
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450/4330
Problems with preinstalled software
The Dell 1764 is shipped with Windows 7 Operating System. Linux was reported to run well with the Laptop's hardware, but requires proprietary Broadcom drivers for the wireless network interface cardwhen using some kernels where the integrated open source drivers fail, and if using a version with an upgraded graphics card, requires a proprietary ATI driver.
Colors and configurations
The Dell 1764 is available in different colors and configurations. Colors include black, blue and pink. The configurations may differ in the presence of advanced display adapter, this is available by the laptop configuration. The new model 1764 is an upgrade of the basic 1750 design, with modified touchpad and improved styling.