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Dell Inspiron 14R - 5421


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For full specifications see the Dell Inspiron 14R - 5421 specifications page.

NameDell Inspiron 14R - 5421
Processor3rd Generation Intel Core i3-3217U processor (3M Cache, 1.8 GHz)
3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3337U processor (3M Cache, up to 2.7 GHz)
Screen14“ 1366×768 Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDUp to 750GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics (UMA)
Network10/100 Ethernet
Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorNot Tested
ScreenNot Tested
Touch ScreenNot Tested
HDDNot Tested
Optical DriveNot Tested
Graphics ChipNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
SoundNot Tested
Bulti-in MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone JackNot Tested
Microphone JackNot Tested
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessNot Tested
BluetoothNot Tested
USBNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
Touch PadNot Tested
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested


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