conclusion:We're mixed


The Inspiron 14R is a basic laptop that doesn't really stand out in any major way. Its display has a fairly standard 1366x768 resolution, it weighs in at about 5 pounds, and its processor is a 2.2 GHz Intel Core i3. At the right price, this could be a decent starter laptop, but chances are you can find something newer, with a faster processor and more modern features (such as USB 3.0) for the same price or less.

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CNET Jul 1, 2010

Dell's next-generation Inspiron laptops have arrived, and while it doesn't reinvent the wheel, the Inspiron 14R presents a very solid package of Core i3 performance and ATI dedicated graphics for a fair price.

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PC Mag Oct 20, 2011

Very little about the Dell Inspiron 14R (I14RN-1364PBL) helps it stand out in the crowd, in either a good or a bad way.

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Notebookcheck Mar 9, 2012

Excellent bang for the buck is key for budget notebooks and the Inspiron 14r on its higher configuration levels just does not stand out as much as it would like in the crowded notebook market.

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