The Dell Inspiron e1705 Intel Core Duo notebook is now available via Dell.com and on display at the CES 2006 show.
The Dell Inspiron e1705 is the same as the Dell Inspiron 9400 being offered in Europe and also on the Dell Business site in the USA. The e1705 comes with an nVidia Go 7800 256MB graphics card. It is the same design and build as the currently available Dell Inspiron 9300 but will come with the new Intel Core Duo processor option and Windows Media Center 2005 for the ability to watch and record live TV if you have an external USB TV tuner (which is an option during configuration). Pricing for the Dell Inspiron e1705 starts at $1,999 before coupons are applied. The e1705 is currently available at the Dell.com site.
Dell Inspiron e1705 as displayed at CES 2006 (view larger image)
A screen shot of the Dell e1705 with two processor performance windows showing in the Task Manager (view larger image)
Left side view of the e1705 (view larger image)
Right side view of Dell e1705 (view larger image)
Dell Inspiron e1705 Specs:
- Intel Core Duo T2400 (1.86 GHz) or T2500 (2.0 GHz)
- Windows XP Pro or Media Center Edition
- 17″ WXGA+ or 17″ UXGA screen with TrueLife
- 1GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 667MHz or 2GB
- 60GB – 100GB HardDrive with up to 7200RPM speed
- Intel Pro/Wireless 3945 802.11a/b/g
- nVidia GeForce Go 7800 256MB graphics card
- External TV Tuner option
- Same build and ports as the Dell Inspiron 9300, and equivalent to the Dell Inspiron 9400