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DELL Inspiron 5558

DELL Inspiron 5558 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB Jun 2015
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
Operating system Available with Windows 8.1 for a smooth, versatile PC experience. Undeniable PerformancePower player:Web pages, games and apps fire up fast with up to 5th Gen Intel Core... More
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this type and age.

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DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews

DELL medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs DELL is one of the superior brands.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 5558 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 5558 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 5558 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Inspiron 5558 has a quite 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 5558. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 5558 the speaker power range from 1W to 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Inspiron 5558 is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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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 this type and age.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 850 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 5558 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 5558 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 5558 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Inspiron 5558 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 5558 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec 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 the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 5558 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 5558.

If this laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us[plb_3010778_price] (6GB), or the Toshiba C55[plb_2942232_price] (6GB).

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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 5558 has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 5558 ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Inspiron 5558 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 5558 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Inspiron 5558 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Inspiron 5558 has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The smallest hard drive capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 5558 is 5GB and the biggest is 2TB.

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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 have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 5558 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 2 gigahertz, the Inspiron 5558 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst laptops of this age.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2960584_price] (2.1GHz).

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 5558

Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 5558 over a year ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Inspiron 5558 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 17 5758[plb_2913726_price] (17.3"), or the Lenovo Z70-80[plb_3429896_price] (17.3").

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 5558 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB).

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Inspiron 5558 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 5558.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Maximum WiFi Data Rate
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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 Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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Lifebook U745 vs Inspiron 5558

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2 core Intel Core i3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 1,183.19
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Smaller Maximum Internal Memory

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2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5"
DELL Inspiron 5558
2 core Intel Core i3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 799.00
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Vastly Newer Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
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Smaller Screen Size

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£ 629.00
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