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DELL Vostro 15 3000
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DELL Vostro 15 3000 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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Productivity And Versatility For Everyday Computing.A 38.1cm (15) laptop that delivers efficient performance and great features, like discrete graphics, VGA out ports and a built-in optical drive.... More
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17 Reasons For

Good Product Quality

Several customers who bought the product said that it was good quality. A few weeks ago Back2gaming.com mentioned in their review of this laptop “Good sound quality”.

Robust

Some customers who reviewed it considered that it was well made. A few weeks ago Back2gaming.com mentioned in their review “Excellent build quality”.

Easy to Use

One DELL Vostro 15 3000 owner said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. A few weeks ago Back2gaming.com said in their review of the DELL Vostro 15 3000 “Very comfortable”.

Good Battery Life

One DELL Vostro 15 3000 reviewer who reviewed the product thought it had a good battery life. In December this year Back2gaming.com mentioned “Good battery life” in their DELL Vostro 15 3000 review.

Nice Design

One DELL Vostro 15 3000 owner said in their reviews that the DELL Vostro 15 3000 was neat. Expert website Back2gaming.com said in December “Pretty neat and gives that premium feeling” in their review of this laptop.

Reasonably Priced

One person thought the product was good value for money. This year Back2gaming.com mentioned “Generous hardware for the price”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Based on 4,345 user and expert reviews, DELL has good ratings for its portable PCs. DELL also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range compared to other manufacturers.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Vostro 15 3000 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of a similar type and age to the Vostro 15 3000 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Vostro 15 3000, the DELL Vostro 15 3000 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Vostro 15 3000 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Vostro 15 3000 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

Comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Vostro 15 3000 have speaker power of between 1W and 4W. The DELL Vostro 15 3000 has one of the higher speaker power (2 Watts) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Big Operating Shock

The smallest operating shock of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Vostro 15 3000 is 10G, the biggest is 130G, and the average operating shock is 77G. The DELL Vostro 15 3000 has one of the biggest operating shocks (110 gravity) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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17 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only Two SATA III Connectors

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between two and three SATA III connectors, including the Vostro 15 3000 which has two SATA III connectors.

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Only Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Vostro 15 3000 is a ten PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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

Most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Vostro 15 3000 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the DELL Vostro 15 3000 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Vostro 15 3000, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the Vostro 15 3000 of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of a similar 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.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The DELL Vostro 15 3000 has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The slowest processor clock speed of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Vostro 15 3000 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Heavy

At 2.4 kilograms, the Vostro 15 3000 is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Vostro 15 3000 range from 940g to 3.8kg.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire ES1-512 (£229.97) (2.4kg).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year, the DELL Vostro 15 3000 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The DELL Vostro 15 3000 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 40 watt-hours) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago. Similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Vostro 15 3000 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Vostro 15 3000 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Vostro 15 3000 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Vostro 15 3000 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The maximum internal memory of similar spec laptops that were released one year ago range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Long Battery Recharge Time

At 4 hours, the DELL Vostro 15 3000 has a quite long battery recharge time compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Vostro 15 3000. The average battery recharge time of laptops of this spec and age is 3.9h, and the battery recharge times range from 2h to 23h.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Vostro 15 3000

Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the Vostro 15 3000 over a year ago.

Average Screen Size

The Vostro 15 3000 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The DELL Vostro 15 3000 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Vostro 15 3000 has a pretty average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 (£884.99) (508GB).

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Average Internal Memory

The DELL Vostro 15 3000 has a relatively typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us (6GB).

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Specification

Design
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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
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)
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
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
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
LghtScribe Feature
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
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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
VGA 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
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Trial Software
Recovery 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 RealSense Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel ME Firmware Version
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 Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
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Battery Capacity
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
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
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
WiFi Certification
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

21 July 2016

The product is contained inside of another box that provides more protection and holds the product securely. Pretty neat and gives that premium feeling.Opening the inner box, we have the tablet... Read more…

Affordable
Generous hardware for the price
Sharp touch screen
Good battery life
Bang for the buck
1 366-by 768 display resolution
A lot of flex in the lid when open
Simple Look
No key ring
No cap

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell p52, dell p52f
Barcodes 05397063638475, 05397063638529, 05397063730476, 05397063750979, 05397063751013

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