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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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Big On Features, Not On Price.Manage daily tasks with the affordable Inspiron 15 a 39.6 cm (15.6") laptop with available 3rd Gen Intel Core processors, a thin design and 10-key number pad. Add an... More
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20 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of laptops of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15's maximum internal memory supported by processor is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Inspiron 15 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago. This notebook PC is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop compared to most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago which only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 is 1,100MHz. The Inspiron 15 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,150 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Medium processor cores notebook PCs produced by DELL have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that DELL also has good reviews across its entire range.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago. Across all notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15.

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

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Across all the similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

If this notebook PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17R (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 also have 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of portable PCs of this type and age is 250GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. The DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released 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 typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Inspiron 15 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Very Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15. The processor caches of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 2,048 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory amongst portable PCs of this age. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 is 1.7GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 510MB to 4.1GB.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly Big L3 Cache

The l3 caches of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 range from 2MB to 6MB. With a l3 cache of 4 megabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite big l3 cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15, the Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time 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 laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Inspiron 15 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of this age and type.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Weight

The Inspiron 15 has a fairly average weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Average Processor Frequency

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a pretty typical processor frequency (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
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 Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
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® 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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Technology
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(130)
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

Ultimately, we have some mixed feelings about Dell Inspiron 7559, and strangely, depending on your region. If you're in the USA, the laptop (which can be found under the i7559 name) is an...

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…

30 November 2015

Lumpy but suggesting longevity, the Inspiron 15 7000 Series ought to survive as desktop replacement at home or the office. Powerful discrete graphics will please gamers and professionals, although...

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User Reviews

(1245)
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 10 November 2013 by S. Davies
(Verified Purchase)

Very good laptop however I switched it on one morning to find windows wouldn't load and the hard drive has died/cannot be recovered. I bought this at the end of July last year, so only had it 16... Read more…

Reviewed 28 October 2013 by Mort Shapero
(Verified Purchase)

Pleased it had Windows 7 installed...didn't want windows 8, and the laptop itself is light and neat and seems to respond pretty quickly...

Reviewed 7 October 2013 by Lorraine Sutcliffe
(Verified Purchase)

We like the computer but have had two technical problems during the first year. It was sent back to Dell & had a new motherboard fitted then it broke again & they sent someone out to repair it at... Read more…

Reviewed 26 October 2015 by Jason302
Jason302 would recommend the Dell Inspiron 15 7548

I have had this computer for a few days now and I like so many things about it. The display is beautiful, it has surprisingly good sound for a Dell. (the speakers in my last dell were terrible) I... Read more…

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