In terms of power, the notebook comes with up to a 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM, as well as dual fans for better system cooling and silent operation when powering through demanding games.
For loading speeds, it comes with 128GB NVMe PCIe SSD (plus a 1TB HDD), which runs four times faster than the conventional SATA. This results in faster data loading, better battery life and improve shock resistance.
The 15.6-inch display is now an anti-glare type with IPS wide viewing angle FHD display, with the top-end option offering 4K resolution.
As for audio, the device features Waves MaxxAudio Pro software complementing a pair of front facing speakers, giving gamers more realistic audio for a better gaming experience.
The gaming notebook itself is built using premium materials according to Dell. It uses durable magnesium alloy braces for more rigidity.
Having a singular hinge located on the center means that the display doesn’t interfere with the exhaust airflow. It also helps by increasing internal space for the quad-core CPU as well as the discrete graphics systems.
The Inspiron 15 7000 is equipped with a long range 802.11ac WiFi with SmartByte technology and network priority optimization. It also comes with a full 100/100 Gigabit Ethernet and the SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Type-C and Type-A ports with a multi-format media card reader.
Pricing and availability
Prices for the Inspiron 15 7000 start at MYR3,899 for the base model: Intel Core i5-7300HQ processor, 4GB of RAM, a 1TB HDD and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX1050 GPU. The top-end model featuring the Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and Max-Q NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 discrete graphics (6GB VRAM) costs MYR6,899.