Dell is my go-to laptop brand because the company produces quality devices that can last for a long time and are very convenient to use. Right now, the Dell Inspiron 16 with an AMD Ryzen 7 7730U, Windows 11 Home, 16GB RAM, and 1TB SSD is seriously discounted at $400 off. That makes it just $599.99, which is a real steal of a deal.
Inspiron 16 laptop: was
$999.99 now $599.99 at Dell ($400 off)
This reliable laptop features an AMD Ryzen 7 7730U processor which features eight cores and 16 threads for solid performance. It also has an integrated AMD Radeon Graphics card, along with 16GB of RAM and 1TB M.2 PCle SSD, which will serve you well when saving data or using the same programs over and over.
For years now, my go-to laptop has been a Dell Inspiron 16 because it manages to provide a great deal of power to handle Adobe programs without being too expensive. This laptop proved extremely helpful during my college days while I was pursuing a graphic design minor and has continued to be incredibly useful for my personal creative needs as well as in my chosen career path.
While the Ryzen 7 7730U isn't the most powerful processor out there, it still holds its own place in benchmarks thanks to the eight cores and 16 threads that allow it to provide solid performance in a wide range of tasks. There is no discrete graphics card, but the integrated Radeon Graphics does work well with most creative software and should serve you well. What's more, having 16GB of RAM combined with a 1TB SSD makes it so that the Dell Inspiron 16 can more easily perform basic loading tasks while having plenty of space to save your files and data. That way, you won't have to worry about deleting or rearranging files as much as laptops with smaller storage capacities.
Of course, if you want something with a bit more oomph, you can check out other Inspiron 16 variants. For instance, I recently did an Inspiron 16 Plus review, and found that this laptop is a great device for creatives and office use thanks to its sizeable 120Hz display and RTX 4060 graphics card. However, this more powerful version isn't on sale and costs quite a bit more than the Dell Inspiron 16 that's currently discounted.
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