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Dell Inspiron 9100

The Inspiron 9100 is packed with all the power of a desktop PC for digital entertainment and home/home office functionality in a design convenient for...

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ProStylish design, packed with loads of features, com...

ConsLoads of pre-loaded software, pay for extended ser...

In my last 10 years as an IT professional, I have had my hands on loads of different types of laptops and pcs. I therefore put together those experience in evaluating this mobile personal computer. Why Dell? Dell is a reputed company, been around for quite a while now. Their products are reliable...

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“ MY EXPEREMENT”

published 02/12/2004

ProPERFORMANCE - SCREEN , ETC

ConsONLY WEIGHT

Because I’m working as a teaching assistant in a faculty of Computer Science and Information technology( for 4 years now) I’m always asked to enter many deals on behalf of my faculty to buy machines to our labs. Once a day I found that my dean asked me to write a specs to 3 laptops so...

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“Be inspired by the 9100”

published 05/09/2005

ProPower on the go!

ConsLack of battery life

-MY NEW COMPUTER- As a student I need to use my computer on the move, in lectures and for watching DVDs (for educational purposes obviously!) The Dell Inspiron weighs in at 9.2lbs which is quiet heavy for a laptop. However for what it provides me it is well worth that little extra weight. So what...

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“Inspiron 9300”

published 11/11/2005

ProGood Speed on the web and wireless comes in useful...

ConsQuite heavy for when traveling long distances with...

This a good system with good processor speed of 2.13Ghz and intel centrino mobile technology which is very helpful it has 6 USB ports a network port. There is a TV link up port for connecting to your tv and playing Videos on your laptop. I would recomend this laptop for small and lage buisnesses...

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“Brilliant speedy laptop!”

published 17/02/2008

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A Brilliant laptop, very fast and well built just it has quite low battery life due to the Petium 4 3.0GHZ HT Processor, my laptop had the ATI Radeon 9800 AGP8x. 12 Cell battery but 16 cell versions are availible (without the Sub-woofer) The sub is inbuilt into the laptop. Good size screen...

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Product Information : Dell Inspiron 9100

Manufacturer's product description

The Inspiron 9100 is packed with all the power of a desktop PC for digital entertainment and home/home office functionality in a design convenient for occasional travel. Equipped with a choice of 15.4" Ultrasharp widescreen displays, an integrated DVI port and the latest video graphics cards with up to 128 MB of video memory, you'll enjoy a superior viewing experience. Benefit from extensive connectivity with optional 802.11 b/g for wireless Internet access and optional Bluetooth, as well as integrated USB 2.0, IEEE 1394 (FireWire) and DVI ports for attaching digital devices. The Inspiron 9100 is designed to deliver outstanding performance incorporating a full suite of features designed to meet the requirements of the discerning multimedia enthusiast.

Product Details

Product Description: Dell Inspiron 9100 - 15.4" - P4 - Win XP Home - 256 MB RAM - 40 GB HDD, Dell Inspiron 9100 - P4 3 GHz - 15.4" TFT

System Type: Notebook

Operating System: Win XP Home, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3 GHz / 1 MB Cache, Intel Pentium 4 3 GHz

Memory: 256 MB DDR

Storage: 40 GB HDD

Optical Drive: CD-RW / DVD

Display: 15.4" 1280 x 800 / WXGA, 15.4" TFT active matrix WXGA (1280 x 800)

Graphics: ATI Mobility Radeon 9700 - 64 MB

Networking: 10/100 Ethernet , fax / modem

Battery: Up to 1.5 hours, Lithium Ion

Dimensions (WxDxH): 35.9 cm x 27.4 cm x 5.1 cm

Weight: 4.1 kg

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

Built-in Devices: Stereo speakers

Cache Memory: 1 MB - L2 Cache

RAM: 256 MB (installed) / 2 GB (max) - DDR SDRAM - PC2100 - 266 MHz

Hard Drive: 40 GB

Optical Storage: CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo - integrated

Graphics Controller: ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9700 - 64 MB

Audio Output: Sound card

Telecom: Fax / modem - 56 Kbps

Input Device: Keyboard, touchpad, Track Stick

Power: AC 110/230 V

Average Run Time: 1.5 hour(s)

General

MPN: N0719

System Type: Notebook

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Built-in Devices: Stereo speakers

Width: 35.9 cm

Depth: 27.4 cm

Height: 5.1 cm

Weight: 4.1 kg

Processor / Chipset

CPU: Intel Pentium 4 3 GHz

Cache: L2 - 1 MB

Front Side Bus: 800 MHz

Chipset: Intel 865PE

Features: Hyper-Threading Technology

Memory

RAM: 256 MB

Max RAM Supported: 2 GB

Technology: DDR SDRAM

Speed: 266 MHz / PC2100

Form Factor: SO DIMM 200-pin

Slots Qty: 2

Storage

Main Storage: 40 GB HDD

Optical Drive: CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo - fixed

Read Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)

Write Speed: 24x

CD / DVD Rewrite Speed: 10x

Storage Controller: IDE

Hard Drive: 40 GB

Display

Type: 15.4"

Resolution: 1280 x 800 ( WXGA )

Widescreen: Yes

Image Aspect Ratio: 16:10

Display Type: 15.4" TFT active matrix

Max Resolution: 1280 x 800

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor: AGP 8x - ATI Mobility Radeon 9700 - 64 MB

Sound: Stereo speakers

Compliant Standards: Sound Blaster, AC '97

Input

Type: Keyboard, touchpad, Track Stick

Communications

Network Interface: 10/100 Ethernet

Modem

Protocols & Specifications: ITU V.92

Max Transfer Rate: 56 Kbps

Battery

Technology: Lithium Ion

Capacity: 96 Wh

Run Time: Up to 1.5 hours

Installed Qty: 1

Average Run Time: 1.5 hour(s)

AC Adapter

Input: AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )

Output: 150 Watt , 19.5 V , 7.69 A

Connections & Expansion

Expansion Bays: 1 x front accessible

Slots: 1 x PC Card ( 1 free )

Interfaces: 1 x infrared - IrDA ¦ 1 x display / video - DVI-Analog/Digital - 29 pin combined DVI ¦ 1 x display / video - S-video output - 7 PIN mini-DIN ¦ 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) - 4 PIN FireWire ¦ 1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ 3 x USB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type A ¦ 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x audio - line-out/headphones - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x microphone - input - mini-phone 3.5mm ¦ 1 x modem - phone line - RJ-11 ¦ 1 x PoweredUSB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type A

Software

Software Included: Drivers & Utilities, Microsoft Works 7.0

Miscellaneous

Features: Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), Locking device keyhole (cable lock)

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 35.9 cm

Depth: 27.4 cm

Height: 5.1 cm

Weight: 4.1 kg

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 1 year warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 1 year - pick-up and return

Operating System / Software

OS Provided: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Software: Drivers & Utilities, Microsoft Works 7.0

Power

Power Device: External

Voltage Required: AC 110/230 V

Power Provided: 150 Watt

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Bays: 1 x front accessible

Expansion Slots Total (Free): 2 memory ¦ 1 ( 1 ) x PC Card - type I/II

Interfaces: 1 x infrared - IrDA ¦ 1 x display / video - DVI-Analog/Digital - 29 pin combined DVI ¦ 1 x display / video - S-video output - 7 PIN mini-DIN ¦ 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) - 4 PIN FireWire ¦ 1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ 3 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 PIN USB Type A ¦ 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x audio - line-out/headphones - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x microphone - input - mini-phone 3.5mm ¦ 1 x modem - phone line - RJ-11 ¦ 1 x PoweredUSB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type A

Networking

Networking: Network adapter

Data Link Protocol: Ethernet, Fast Ethernet

Telecom

Modem: Fax / Modem

Max Transfer Rate: 56 Kbps

Protocols & Specifications: ITU V.92

Input Device(s)

Type: Keyboard, touchpad, Track Stick

Audio

Audio Output: Sound card

Compliant Standards: Sound Blaster, AC '97

Video

Graphics Processor / Vendor: ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9700 - AGP 8x

Video Memory: 64 MB

Optical Storage

Type: CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo - integrated

Read Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)

Write Speed: 24x

CD / DVD Rewrite Speed: 10x

RAM

Installed Size: 256 MB / 2 GB (max)

Technology: DDR SDRAM - 266 MHz

Memory Specification Compliance: PC2100

Cache Memory

Type: L2 Cache

Installed Size: 1 MB

Processor

Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3 GHz

Data Bus Speed: 800 MHz

Features: Hyper-Threading Technology

Chipset Type: Intel 865PE

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