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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 16GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 16GB Feb 2014
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Dell Inspiron 15 laptop review
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23 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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

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

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Good Brand

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

Very Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. When compared to other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 that we have assessed the internal memory of, the DELL Inspiron 15's internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This laptop has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this DELL portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15.

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

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15. Laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

If this DELL notebook PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 7737 (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Inspiron 15 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15.

The worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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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 have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Across all the laptops of this type and age the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Inspiron 15 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The average speaker power of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 is 1.7W. With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the higher speaker powers amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Inspiron 15 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years which do not have a touchscreen.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst portable PCs of this age. The average processor cache of laptops of this spec and age is 3MB.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Inspiron 15 has one of the biggest discrete graphics adapter memory (2,048 megabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this age and type range from 510MB to 4.1GB.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 49Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh. The DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) (58 watt-hours) compared to most of the other 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 notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz. The Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) 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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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years, the DELL Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable 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 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Heavy

The average weight of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.1kg. The DELL Inspiron 15 is one of the heavier portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 (2.6 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The DELL Inspiron 15 is a four number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. 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 this age and type.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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2 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 Processor Frequency

The Inspiron 15 has a pretty typical processor frequency (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor 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
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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 Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Pixel Pitch
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
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
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
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® 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
Intel TSX-NI
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

23 Awards

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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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