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Dell Inspiron 5160

alaTest has collected and analyzed 224 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the performance and portability. The usability and design also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the resolution and screen.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Inspiron 5160 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 224 reviews)

5 expert reviews

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Dell Inspiron 5160

 

A reasonably powerful notebook with great software and a drab design.

Good performance Nice price• Great multimedia software bundle

Uninspired design Heavy

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Highly recommended workhorse is fast, compact, quiet ? and good-looking too.

The Dell Precision 490 workstation is ISV-certified by an extensive array of hardware and software vendors to ensure optimized performance in demanding workstation environments. There's much here to like here: Excellent performance, compact size and...

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Dell Inspiron 5160

 

Slower but less expensive than the competition, the Inspiron 5160 makes a decent system for nondemanding home or small-office use.

Sturdy ; Attractive design ; Decent price ; Includes a multiformat dual-layer DVD burner ; Exceptionally comfortable keyboard ; Integrated 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi

Mediocre productivity performance ; Poor gaming performance ; Only two USB 2.0 ports

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Great poduct

 

Product is very good. Does not jam in the printer.

Good Value

Peels Easily

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Affordable workhorse

 

Template via Internet makes for easy project

Good Value

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Great for the price

 

They perform as well as any labels I've ever used.

Easy To Change,Good Value,Strong Adhesive

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cheeper that the clear labels

 

great

Good Value

Peels Easily

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I will buy and use these lables again

 

I use them often

Bright Colors,Easy To Change,Strong Adhesive,Tough

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No jams/no smudges love them

 

Never fails me. Feeds into printer perfectly, no jams, no smudging. Love the easy peel especially with arthiritis.

Doesn\'t Fade,Strong Adhesive

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Used this product for years

 

This is a good "workhorse" product

Peels Easily

Product Specifications

The Inspiron 5160 notebook is designed for home and small business usage and for medium-sized businesses focused on high performance at a very appealing price. The Inspiron 5160 offers excellent value for money and allows you to get all the benefits of a mobile performance solution at even lower prices. The system offers a versatile usage model and is the ideal solution for the home user and the small & medium-sized business that needs a performance notebook.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.8in
Height:1.9in
Weight:8.4lbs/9.7lbs
Width:13.2in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768/1400 x 1050
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Dell
Model:5160
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Inspiron

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:533MHz

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)/8x
Rewrite Speed:10x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD/DVD-ROM
Write Speed:24x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor

Clock Speed:2.8GHz/3.2GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Processor Number:518/538
Type:Mobile Pentium 4

RAM

Installed Size:256MB/512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /2 years warranty

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:30GB/40GB/60GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Memory

Installed Size:32MB/64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200/XGI Volari XP5
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