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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.13GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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11 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The DELL Inspiron 15 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 500 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

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

Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The display diagonals of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 10" to 18".

Laptops with a bigger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 17R (17.3" and higher rated).

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most laptops of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the DELL Inspiron 15 which has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The DELL Inspiron 15 is a six number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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15 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

When compared to other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years that we have assessed, the Inspiron 15's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 667 megahertz is one of the slowest. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 is 660MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, including the DELL Inspiron 15 which uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the DELL Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age. 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. The DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Slow System Bus Rate

When compared to other laptops that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed the system bus rate of, the DELL Inspiron 15's system bus rate of only 2.5 Gigatransfers per second is one of the slowest. The slowest system bus rate of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 2.5GT/s and the fastest is 5GT/s.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of laptops of this age and type is 800MHz and the fastest is 1,800MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Inspiron 15 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Heavy

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. At 2.6 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15 is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 1.5TB.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15. The hard drive speeds of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.13 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. This laptop has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Number of Processing Die Transistors
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Processing Die Size
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Physical Address Extension (PAE)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Physical Address Extension (PAE)
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual

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Expert Reviews

(138)
25 July 2016

The Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series (3558) is a capable desktop-replacement laptop with solid specs, plenty of storage, and long battery life?all for less than $350...

PC Mag

28 June 2016

Dell's Inspiron 15 5568 is one of the faster big-screen hybrids around, but it's far from perfect...

19 January 2016

As we noted at the outset of our coverage here, it would be unfair to compare a base model 7000 series Inspiron to tricked-out gaming or performance laptops without taking into consideration the...

Hothardware.com

Stylish design with easy to clean rubber coating
Good CPU and GPU performance
Great battery life
IPS screen with accurate colors (Average DeltaE 0.89) and good viewing angles
Easy maintenance
Relatively low screen brightness and just 55 sRGB coverage
The M.2 slot works with SATA III storage modules
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31 December 2015

Notebookreview.com

The latest iteration of the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series is perhaps Dell's best multi-purpose 15-inch notebook designed to meet the needs of the widest possible variety of customers. This is a... Read more…

8 November 2015

So, what do we make of the Dell Inspiron 15 7559? It is currently has the highest gaming performance/price ratio under $900-$1000, also thanks to Skylake I5. The Skylake I5 is a powerful yet less...

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User Reviews

(651)
Reviewed 24 August 2015 by JacktownAnn

I wish someone had told me that you could not put a DVD in the player and watch it without using up expensive data plan to watch a 2 hour movie. No laptop should be set up this way. Programs... 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 20 August 2012 by Kushty
(Verified Purchase)

Really happy with this product specially the price...Does the job a laptop is ment to do! Very pleased and would recommend this to someone...

Reviewed 23 March 2014 by Neville aynsley jones
(Verified Purchase)

An excellent piece of equipment chosen because of its scope and the inclusion of Windows 7. Initial impressions of its performance are very good, but ......... time will tell. A major failing... Read more…

Reviewed 2 December 2013 by K. Plank

This laptop is great! It would be perfect if the pad was in the middle under the keyboard and not a little off to the left. It takes some getting used to...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i34010, dell i34005, dell i34030, dell i35005, dell 4gb500, dell ram500, dell n30504, dell i35005u, dell 4gb500g, dell ram500g, dell n30504g, dell i34010u, dell i34005u, dell i34030u, dell n30504gb, dell 4gb500gb, dell ram500gb, dell i35524042, dell i35524042b, dell i35524042bl, dell i35524042blk
Barcodes 05397063419999

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