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DELL Inspiron 15R 5537
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DELL Inspiron 15R 5537 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 Oct 2013
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24 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We calculated the average reviews for all DELL notebook PCs and also specifically for DELL medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Inspiron 15R 5537 has a better processor family than most comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15R 5537 the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15R 5537 that we have assessed, the Inspiron 15R 5537's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 520GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15R 5537 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC 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. In addition, this DELL laptop 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15R 5537.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Laptops of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15R 5537 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB. The Inspiron 15R 5537 has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15R 5537.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15R 5537 range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Inspiron 15R 5537 has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available including the Acer Aspire V5-572G[plb_1569977_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15R 5537 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15R 5537.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15R 5537, the DELL Inspiron 15R 5537 has a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15R 5537 is 590GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15R 5537 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15R 5537.

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Quite High Speaker Power

Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have speaker power of between 1W and 11W. With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the DELL Inspiron 15R 5537 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15R 5537.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15R 5537 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the DELL Inspiron 15R 5537 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of this age and type which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the Inspiron 15R 5537 has a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of portable PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15R 5537 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 4GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15R 5537 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Six Battery Cells

The Inspiron 15R 5537 is a six battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and eight battery cells.

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Fairly Big L3 Cache

With a L3 cache of 4 megabytes, the Inspiron 15R 5537 has one of the bigger L3 caches amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The L3 caches of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 2MB to 6MB, and the average L3 cache is 3MB.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The Inspiron 15R 5537 has a quite big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs of this type and age is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Inspiron 15R 5537 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15R 5537 range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15R 5537 is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15R 5537 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15R 5537.

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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 were launched more than two years ago. 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.

If the storage medium of this DELL portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at 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 laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15R 5537 has a quite slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15R 5537. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15R 5537 is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of 160 gravity, the Inspiron 15R 5537 has a quite big non-operating shock compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15R 5537. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15R 5537 have non-operating shocks of between 60G and 240G.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration

The DELL Inspiron 15R 5537 has one of the bigger non-operating vibrations (1.3 gravity) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15R 5537 the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 160G.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15R 5537

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when DELL released the Inspiron 15R 5537.

Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15R 5537 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15R 5537.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 15R[plb_1586820_price] (2.3kg).

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 7 hours, the DELL Inspiron 15R 5537 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T440p[plb_2625194_price] (7.2h).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15R 5537 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the Asus X553MA[plb_2396589_price] (1.86GHz).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Pixel Pitch
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Camera
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
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
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
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
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 Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

8 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(88)
18 December 2014

Updated as on December 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.Laptops may still be priced more than other devices but the configuration has constantly been... Read more…

Sturdy case, precise touchpad with crisp buttons, matte FullHD display, generous memory capacity, good gaming performance, long battery runtimes
Nice finish
Fivehour battery life
Processing power
Low heat and noise
Slow FastEthernet port, graphics driver issues, unpleasant fan noise, relatively massive case
Low quality display
Low gaming capabilities
Screen can be tiring to look at
Touchpad skips a little

Much notebook for little money - this could swiftly summarize the Dell Inspiron 15R-5537 . Only a few competitors in the 750 Euros range offer similarly abundant equipment particularly as the...

Sturdy case, precise touchpad with crisp buttons, matte FullHD display, generous memory capacity, good gaming performance, long battery runtimes
Nice finish
Fivehour battery life
Processing power
Low heat and noise
Slow FastEthernet port, graphics driver issues, unpleasant fan noise, relatively massive case
Low quality display
Low gaming capabilities
Slow FastEthernet port
Disappointing WXGA screen
27 February 2014

It's a shame that the Inspiron 15R is so heavy, as it may limit the laptop to only occasional adventures in the outside world. However, it's well built and provides good performance and...

18 February 2014

The previous version of the Dell Inspiron 15R did well in our round-up of budget laptops last year. This year's model of the budget Dell laptop isn't drastically different, but it adds a... Read more…

27 December 2013

There are several models in the 15R range, all equipped with the same 15.6-inch screen. Prices start at a very reasonable £450 for a model with an Intel i3 processor, but we tested a model with a... Read more…

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 29 June 2014 by Nicholas .
(Verified Purchase)

The hardware specs of this computer make it a powerful workstation but not necessarily a gaming computer. While it does have a standalone video card, it's probably not really suited for running... Read more…

I purchased this laptop as my primary workstation for my software engineering consulting business. What originally caught my eye was the high amount of memory 16 GB), the 7 processor, and a standalo
What I most most concerned about when purchasing this laptop was Windows 8.1. I love Windows 7, and have generally not found Windows 8 to be a suitable environment for doing real work. But, Windows 8
The worst thing about the laptop is that it took some time for me to get it setup to a point where I was really thrilled with it. I really don't like the Windows 8 start screen with all of the tiles,

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15r5537, sbn15r26, dell i74500, dell i74500u
Barcodes 05397063509669, 05397063509676, 05397063521371, 05397063564286, 05397063652129

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