#3: Dell Inspiron 7000 15.6″
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Processor chip||4x Intel Core i5||The onboard cpu generally determines the speed and strength of your computer. The onboard cpu acts like the brain of the computer. It dictates to the laptop what to do and when to do it.
You can choose from a number of CPU units. The two biggest companies are AMD & Intel. Generally speaking Intel processors are faster than AMD cpus and AMD are cheaper.
|Hard Drive||256 GB||The harddrive on your computer is where the songs, videos, pictures and files are stored. HDs are measured in gigabytes or terrabytes and one TB is 1000 GB. Videos take up a lot rooman standard film should use between one to two gigabytes.
Hard disks typically range from one hundred gigabytes to two terrabytes.
|Operating System||Windows 10||There are 3 types of operating system, Microsoft Windows, Mac and Linux based Android. They all are very good operating systems and run efficiently. Common programmes like Microsoft Office will only work on Microsoft Windows. Apple Mac is popular for its graphics and publishing capabilities. Google Android works best with netbooks and smart phones.Chrome OS is the recent addition to this list, known for being simple to operate for browsing the iternet and viewing E-mails.|
|Connections||USB ports: 3
HDMI ports: 1
|Whether you wish to move documents or make a connection to external hardware like a television or printer etc, the slots on your laptop are essential and very useful.
The most common ports you are likely to require on the laptop are USB to connect external hardware like mice and HDMI for sending the screen to the video output.
|Battery||8.39 hours (74 watt_hours)||Batteries on a computer are rechargeable however different laptop drain battery quicker.
Keep in mind that the battery life depends on what you are using the laptop for. A battery can range between 3-12 hours. When a computer gets older the battery life normally will go down. When you are unplugged frequently, it’s good to choose the model with better battery life.
|RAM||8 GB||The more random access memory in your laptop means it can complete more tasks at once.
memory is often over utilised when you have a number of web browser tabs open concurrently. 4GB+ RAM is going to be ideal for a person who enjoys multitask. High demand apps such as Photoshop and the latest multiplayer games can require 8GB. For normal internet browsing 2GB is all that is needed.
|Screen||39.624 centimetres – 1920 x 1080 pixels||The dimensions of the screen on your laptop determines the total physical size of the computer. The tinyest screens can be as small as eleven inches while the biggest are over 18″. A large screen size means better resolution, which is helpful when working on the computer for longer timeframes. High definition screens carry at least a 1720×1080 pixels screen resolution.|