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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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20 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We checked 4,345 owner and expert reviews for DELL portable PCs and found that on average DELL has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Inspiron 15 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of laptops of a similar 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 Inspiron 15 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this age and spec. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of this type and age is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The 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. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 5.3GB. The Inspiron 15 has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Quite Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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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 that have been available for around the same time as it.

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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 a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 have hard drive capacity of between 180GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Six Battery Cells

The DELL Inspiron 15 is a six battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 have between one and eight battery cells.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 65 watt-hours, the Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst portable PCs of this age. The average battery capacity of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15 is 50Wh.

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Very Big Processor Cache

When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15, the processor cache of the DELL Inspiron 15 of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest. The average processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 2.9MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The Inspiron 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type 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 be worth considering include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15, the Inspiron 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of portable PCs of this age and type is 5,900 RPM. The DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15.

We compared all the other 2.4kg heavy portable PCs to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire E1-570[plb_2078839_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15.

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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
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
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Trial Software
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio 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 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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(109)
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
29 September 2015

Its build quality and battery life aren't the best we've seen, but the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 is still decent value...

26 September 2015

A competent, capable, attractive and well-priced 2-in-1 notebook that works better as a laptop than a tablet, thanks to the large screen and weight of this 15-inch machine...

The aluminum body looks slick and makes it feel sturdy and durable
Vibrant screen
Heavy
Battery life
Tablet mode not useful
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User Reviews

(668)
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 16 September 2015 by Indynt
Indynt would recommend the Dell Inspiron 15 7548

This Dell laptop is a great overall machine. It strikes a good balance between power consumption and speed. I use this laptop for software development, graphic editing and video transcoding. I... Read more…

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…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 2in1, dell ram1, dell d05d6, dell ram1t, dell i75500, dell i76700, dell touch7, dell i77500, dell ram1tb, dell i77500u, dell i75500u, dell i76700h, dell touch7t, dell i76700hq, dell touch7th, dell i77500u8, dell i77500u8g, dell i75595012, dell i77500u8gb, dell i75595012g, dell i77500u8gb1, dell i75595012gr, dell i77500u8gb1t, dell i75595012gry, dell i77500u8gb1tb
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