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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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19 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other laptops that have been available for more than two years, the Inspiron 15's maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Inspiron 15 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the portable PCs of this spec and age. Most of the laptops of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however this portable PC has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews

On average DELL medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all portable PCs manufactured by DELL.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of this age and spec is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,150 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the biggest total storage capacity amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 is 520GB, and the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all laptops of this type and age the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this spec and age.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB. The DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst laptops of this age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Inspiron 15 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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Quite Big L3 Cache

The smallest L3 cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 2MB and the biggest is 6MB. When compared to other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15 that we have checked, the DELL Inspiron 15's L3 cache of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 range from 0.51MB to 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 2,048 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory amongst portable PCs of this age. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 510MB and the biggest is 4.1GB.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL Inspiron 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15.

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 17R (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL Inspiron 15 3521 (£349.00) (2.3kg).

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Average Internal Memory

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a relatively typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 has a pretty standard processor clock speed (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Latitude 12 7000 (2GHz), or the Latitude 15 E5550 (2GHz) both from DELL.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

11 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(64)
19 January 2016

Ultimately, we have some mixed feelings about Dell Inspiron 7559, and strangely, depending on your region. If you're in the USA, the laptop (which can be found under the i7559 name) is an...

30 November 2015

Lumpy but suggesting longevity, the Inspiron 15 7000 Series ought to survive as desktop replacement at home or the office. Powerful discrete graphics will please gamers and professionals, although...

18 November 2015

The Inspiron 15 3000 has an accurate display and quality audio for its price, but similarly priced laptops offer longer battery life and faster performance...

Solid speakers
Poor performance
Short battery life
Laggy touchpad
Shallow keyboard
27 August 2014

Expert Reviews

The interior is understated with matt black plastic used for the palm rest and around the keyboard. The screen?s bezel uses a slightly textured material and it was nice to see there are no lights... Read more…

The Inspiron brand name, which is typically reserved for Dell's entry-level systems, doesn't do the Inspiron 15 7000 Series justice. This system is undoubtedly the reason why the XPS 15 is so...

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User Reviews

(547)
Reviewed 12 March 2014 by Alan
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this Laptop although dearer and slower than some because the O/S was Windows 7 I have no wish to go on yet another learning curve with Windows 8 Also Windows 7 is compatible with my... Read more…

Reviewed 19 June 2015 by ScentedProducts
ScentedProducts would recommend the Dell Inspiron 15 7559 (Verified Purchase)

Replaced my three year old version of same machine - can't believe the jumps in quality and speeds from my previous unit...

Reviewed 20 December 2015 by Stealth05
(Verified Purchase)

I initially felt that this was the best laptop. But unfortunately display driver error kept surfacing. Called dell support they could not resolve issue after several attempts. Although dell... Read more…

Reviewed 11 December 2015 by Skip
(Verified Purchase)

Had the PC less than one month and the touch screen app doesn't work anymore. Took it to Geek Squad and it will be 3-4 weeks before I get it back. They (Geek Squad) wanted to charge me $100-$130... Read more…

Reviewed 3 January 2014 by FRANCESCA MILITELLO
(Verified Purchase)

I CHOSE THIS RATING BECAUSE THIS LAPTOP IS VERY GOOD. I DID NOT EXPECT DELL TO BE SO GOOD. I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS LAPTOP TO ANYONE. I HAVE A TOSHIBA SATELLITE LAPTOP BUT IT IS NOT THE SAME. IN THE... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell d05d6, dell i76500, dell i76500u
Barcodes 05397063877805

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