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Dell Studio 17

Dell Studio 17 touchscreen notebook

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It performed admirably in our standard benchmarks, with PCMark Vantage returning an overall score of 5637. In the HDD test the 500GB, 7200rpm Seagate drive produced a decent score, though it couldn’t quite match the speed of laptops we’ve tested with slightly smaller 320GB, 7200rpm drives.

PCMark Vantage Results

Dell Studio 17
Dell Studio 17

Longer bars are better

The 3DMark Vantage score of 2588 indicates gaming is a real possibility, and Call of Duty 4 purred along nicely at 40.4f/s. With high detail settings in Crysis it struggled at just 15.75f/s, but when dropped down to low detail things improved markedly with a leap to 50.9f/s.

PCMark Vantage Battery Life Results

Dell Studio 17

Battery life in minutes
Longer bars are better

During these tests, the Studio 17’s fan frequently ramped up to full-speed. Although not the loudest fan I’ve heard, it’s just sufficient to irritate people in the immediate vicinity. The wrist rest also got noticeably warm after extended periods of use.

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