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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 15.6" Jul 2014
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18 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The Inspiron 15 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

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

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Most portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This DELL laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of this type and age.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 15". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Inspiron 15 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite High Speaker Power

At 2 Watts, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15. The average speaker power of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.7W, and the speaker powers range from 1W to 11W.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The maximum internal memorys of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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1.4 HDMI Version

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

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Laptops that were launched more than two years ago have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. At 58 watt-hours, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) 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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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,000 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Across all the laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The DELL Inspiron 15 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

Across all the notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. The Inspiron 15 is one of the heavier medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago (2.6 kilograms) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Specification

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Processor Family
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Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
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Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
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FSB Parity
Memory
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Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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Memory Clock Speed
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Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Display
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LED Backlight
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Camera
Front Camera Resolution
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Networking
4G
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Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
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USB Sleep-and-Charge
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S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
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Trial Software
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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® 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
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Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
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Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
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Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Power
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Security
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology

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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...

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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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