Dell Inspiron 27 7000 All-In-One Review: Rocking AMD Ryzen And Radeon

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Dell Inspiron 27 (7775) AIO - A Closer Look

Continuing our look at the inside of the system, the mechanical secondary hard drive is accessible with the removal of two self contained screws at the bottom of the rear panel. After lifting off the cover you can see the Seagate 1TB 5400RPM hard drive. Additionally, you can see the radiator assembly and blower which cools the Inspiron 27 7000.

hdd blower

The blower pushes the hot air up and out the top of the system. Cool air is drawn in from the bottom of the system and the blower pushes the warm air out the top of the system.  Temperature sensors and a controller regulate the fan's speed. During normal operation, the fan is hardly noticeable but under heavy GPU usage, the fan is audible for sure. However, we would not classify it as being "noisy." In fact, for an AiO with this kind of horsepower, it's rather well-behaved acoustically.

vent

Venting is camouflaged into the striping pattern on the top of the Inspiron 27 7000


camera

Where noise should be expected, however, is with the systems 5W subwoofer and stereo speakers which are located on the front face of the system just under the display. In between the speakers, there is a HD (720p) webcam with a Windows Hello compliant infrared facial recognition camera. The
microphone built into the system is located on the top right. The sound it records is a bit hollow as it is perpendicular to the user sitting in front of the system, and yes, the position for the web cam is not ideal, producing some unflattering views. This is the trade-off Dell chose to make, in exchange for the super-thin bezels of the Inspiron 27 7000's InfinityEdge display.    

side ports
If you want to use an external microphone or headphones, there is a separate port located on the left side of the system. The system will sense a device has been installed into the port and ask which device you inserted. You can also find an additional USB 3.1 port to connect other peripherals and a 3-in-1 SD memory card reader.

PowerEthernet
Left to right: Power in, Ethernet And Audio Out


While the system allows you to run it untethered from a wired connection, with its dual band 2x2 802.11ac wireless capabilities and Bluetooth, the Inspiron 27 700 has a gigabit Ethernet port right next to the power and audio out ports. As referenced in previous views, the system also has a circular cut out of its upright, support making pass-through cord management a little easier.

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