Dell Inspiron 1764

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Dell Inspiron 1764
Developer Dell
Type Laptop
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)
Touchpad
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)

The Dell 1764 is a laptop computer designed by Dell. At the time of its introduction, it was noted for a fast processor and good sound,[1][2] a medium hard disk drive and a release price of 679 USD.

Technical overview[edit]

Processor and memory[edit]

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[edit]

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450/4330

Display[edit]

The screen is a high-glossy display and measures 17.3 inches diagonally, and has a resolution of 1600x900 pixels. HDMI and VGA video outputs also are available.

Storage[edit]

The standard internal hard drive size is 500 GB. It also includes an SD card slot, supporting MMC, SD and SDHC cards for additional storage as a standard features of this laptop series.

Other devices[edit]

This laptop includes webcam and Bluetooth adapter.

Problems with preinstalled software[edit]

Some users noticed a problem with preinstalled software.[3][4]

Operating Systems[edit]

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.[5]

Colors and configurations[edit]

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.[6] The new model 1764 is an upgrade of the basic 1750 design, with modified touchpad and improved styling.

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