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Dell Studio 1745

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Dell Studio 1745. The average rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the connectivity and screen. The design and performance are also appreciated. Reviews about the energy efficiency and battery are different, and many are negative about the image quality and portability.

usability, performance, design, screen, connectivity

portability, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Studio 1745 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Mike Browne (

Dell Studio 1735 review


Reviewed: a stunning desktop replacement with sufficient power to meet your every need

Great desktop replacement ; Highly comfortable to use ; Quick and nimble performance

Basic 1440 x 900 pixel native resolution

The Dell Studio 1735 is a great machine that feels comfortable to use. The build quality is high and is matched by an equally stunning performance. We're not sure who this new range is ideally aimed at, though - after all, it offers the look of an XPS...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: David Ramli (

Dell Studio 17 (1735)


Dell's new Studio 17 is a stylish leviathan of a notebook that's geared towards home users, with an emphasis on multimedia. It's well designed and has...

Excellent screen, good usability, eSATA port, HDMI port, latest connectivity options, interesting design options

No Blu-ray drive, heavy

If you're looking for a desktop replacement with processing power, plenty of storage, an excellent screen and great connectivity options then the Dell Studio 17 (1735) is a hard product to beat.

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: David Ramli (

Dell Studio 17 (1735)


A leviathan of a laptop

Excellent screen, good usability, eSATA port, HDMI port, latest connectivity options, interesting design options

No Blu-ray drive, heavy

Aug, 2008

Consumer review by: moonshotz (

Great Charger


I bought this charger after buying a knock off at a competitor's store that only lasted me a few months. This one has been great/

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: AndrewBlevins (

Stopped working


I've had my Dell Inspiron 1525 for about a year and a half now. About a month ago, the battery stopped charging, so I had to be near an outlet to use my laptop. This was irritating. More recently, this charger started shorting out. Oftentimes it would...

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Iceyblue73 (

90 watt A/C Power Adapter issues again!


I purchased my Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop since a family member has had one and hasn't had a single issue with it. I have had to send mine back in for a new motherboard after only having it for a few month due to it not charging with A/C Power Adapter...

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: A2User (

cheap power supplies make for cranky customers


the power supply is an essential part of any computer. Faulty power supplies do not only annoy you but can shorten the life of your electronics. There is no reason that a power supply should fail after 1.5 years of purchase. That is pathetic. In...

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: MirandaG (

Review of Laptop Charger


I bought a laptop not even a year ago and we've already been through 2 chargers (going on 3). I will never buy a Dell computer or anything from them, ever again. I am very disappointed with their products and services.

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: DBJOnline (

Highly Disappointed!


After reading the other reviews posted here I have to agree with the disappointment. I've had my Dell about 14 months and just in the last few weeks the battery life went from good to terrible! On average I get about an hour out of it now and for Dell...

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: kshawpa (

Buy a docking station now


I've had my laptop for just over a year and today I received a message that my battery was nearing the end of its usable life. Of all the laptops I've ever owned or used for personal use/work use, this by far is the shortest battery life I've...

Dec, 2009

Product Specifications

At home or on the go, a high-definition experience is sure to follow with this fully customizable 17" widescreen laptop. Rich colors and a distinctive etched pattern. Whoever you are, and whatever your story, the Dell Studio laptop invites you to complement your personal style with a distinctive pattern.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17.3in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.9cm
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Studio

Input Device



Data Bus Speed:800MHz


Color:Midnight blue


Type: None


Data Link Protocol:IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11n
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 16x (DVD)

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.2GHz
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T6600
Type:Core 2 Duo


Installed Size:4GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:500GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 4500MHD