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DELL Inspiron 15 5000

DELL Inspiron 15 5000 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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Versatile By Design.Entertainment is always nearby with this sleek, lightweight and affordable 15.6" laptop featuring a vivid HD display. An All-around ShowstopperPower to spare: Web pages, games... More
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Good Brand

DELL is one of the better rated laptop brands according to average expert and user reviews, and DELL also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 5000 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5000.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 5000 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think cheaper laptops such as the Acer Aspire E5-571[plb_2569084_price], and the Lenovo ThinkPad T440s[plb_2978670_price] is also worth considering.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think the Toshiba TECRA Z40[plb_2041288_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the Inspiron 15 5000 has a front camera.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this laptop and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Acer Aspire E5-571[plb_2569084_price] is also worth considering.

Other portable PCs which also have a front camera that you might also want to consider include the Acer Aspire E5-571[plb_2846285_price], or the Toshiba TECRA Z40[plb_2041288_price].

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Inspiron 15 5000 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 5000 which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Alternative portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available which you might also want to consider include the Inspiron 15R[pl_1586820_price], or the Inspiron 14 5000[pl_2854868_price] both from DELL which is cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the HP Pavilion 15 TouchSmart[plb_2418547_price].

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The DELL Inspiron 15 5000 has a fairly big battery capacity (58 watt-hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 5000. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 5000 the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and 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.

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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 typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15 5000 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 5000. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 2.6kg heavy portable PCs and we think the Aspire E5-571[pl_1530029_price], and the TravelMate TMP2[pl_2495067_price] both from Acer which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2523550_price] (2.6kg).

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 5000 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst laptops of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of laptops of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15 5000 range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The Inspiron 15 5000 has one of the slowest hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst laptops of this age. The average hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 5000 is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 5000

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 15 5000 over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

The Inspiron 15 5000 has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 5000.

Other 15.6" portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 15R[plb_1385146_price], the Lenovo G50-70[plb_2319444_price], or the HP EliteBook 850[plb_2353448_price].

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Inspiron 15 5000 has a pretty standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including the Fujitsu LifeBook A544[plb_2142770_price], the Asus X550CA[plb_2319311_price], or the DELL Latitude 15 5000[plb_2045815_price] which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-571[plb_2569084_price] (1TB), or the Asus X555LA[plb_2656975_price] (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

The DELL Inspiron 15 5000 has a fairly standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at including the 250[pl_2268981_price], or the ProBook 450 G1[pl_2505029_price] both from HP which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 5000[plb_2556531_price] (8GB), or the Acer Aspire E5-571[plb_2569084_price] (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 5000 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 5000.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including the Acer Aspire E5-571[plb_2373206_price] which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo G50-70[plb_2581589_price] (1.8GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
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 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage 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 ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
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
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 2in1, dell i35005, dell touch7, dell touch7t, dell i35005u, dell touch7th, dell i57580717, dell i57580717s, dell i57580717sl, dell i57580717slv, dell i57200u4gb500, dell i57200u4gb500g, dell i57200u4gb500gb
Barcodes 05397063840717

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HP ProBook 650 vs DELL Inspiron 15 5000

HP ProBook 650 vs DELL Inspiron 15 5000
HP ProBook 650
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
DELL Inspiron 15 5000
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
£ 850.01
Much Better User Reviews
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Five USB 3.0 Ports
Three More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
14% Thicker
6% Smaller Battery Capacity

EliteBook 850 vs Inspiron 15 5000

HP EliteBook 850 vs DELL Inspiron 15 5000
HP EliteBook 850
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6"
DELL Inspiron 15 5000
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
£ 899.00
Vastly Better User Reviews
Vastly Better Laptopmag.com Review
Considerably Better Expert Reviews
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Smaller Total Storage Capacity
Only Three Battery Cells

Lenovo L540 vs DELL Inspiron 15 5000

Lenovo L540 vs DELL Inspiron 15 5000
Lenovo L540
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
DELL Inspiron 15 5000
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
£ 668.30
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Two More USB 2.0 Ports
50% Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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One Less USB 3.0 Port
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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