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Dell Inspiron 1420 / 1520 / 1720
Dell Inspiron 1420 / 1520 / 1720



14.1 inch display @ 1280x800 or 1440x900 (1420)
15.4 inch display @ 1280x800 or 1440x900 or 1680x1050 (1520)
17 inch display @ 1440x900 or 1920x1200 (1720)
Intel Core 2 Duo processors
Intel 965PM chipset (ICH8M)
Up to 4 GB RAM  	
Intel GMA X3100 or NVIDIA Geforce 8400 GS / 8600M GT
Synaptics touchpad
hard drive
DVD+/-RW or Blue-Ray optical drive
Broadcom BCM4401-B0 Fast Ethernet
Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG / 4965AGN or Dell Wireless 1390 / 1490 / 1505 wifi
Dell Wireless 355 Bluetooth
Dell Wireless 5520 HSDPA or Dell Wireless 5720 EVDO card
Intel High Definition Audio  with Sigmatel STAC9205 codec and built-in microphone
USB 2.0
ExpressCard slot
Ricoh R5C832 Firewire controller
Ricoh R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro adapter
Ricoh R5C592 Memory Stick adapter
Ricoh xD-Picture Card controller
OmniVison webcam

Order hints / linux compatibility

When you order this model, some hints on some of the available components:

All other hardware devices are fully supported.

Hardware Status Overview

Device Working Driver Troubleshooting
Processor Processor Image:Tick.png
Drives and Storage Hard Drive Image:Tick.png ahci
Optical Drive Image:Tick.png ata_piix
Firewire Image:Tick.png ohci1394
SD and MMC card readers Image:Tick.png sdhci
Memory Stick reader Image:Cross.png
xD card reader Image:Cross.png
USB USB Image:Tick.png uhci, ehci
Graphics Intel Image:Tick.png i915, intel
NVIDIA Image:Tick.png nvidia
Input Devices Keyboard Image:Tick.png keyboard
Touchpad Image:Tick.png synaptics
Functions Keys Image:Tick.png
Networking Ethernet Image:Tick.png b44
WLAN: Intel Image:Tick.png iwlwifi
WLAN: Dell Image:Tick.png b43, ndiswrapper
Bluetooth Image:Tick.png hci_usb
EVDO Image:Tick.png airprime
Sound Sound Image:Tick.png snd_intel_hda
Other ExpressCard Image:Tick.png pciehp
Webcam Image:Tick.png ucvideo
Hardware Sensors Image:Tick.png i8k
Suspend to RAM Image:Tick.png
Suspend to Disk Image:Cross.png

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