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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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DELL Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

DELL has good average reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other manufacturers.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

An Intel Core i7 processor family is actually the best processor family across all laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst processor family is AMD C.

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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 portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs of this age and spec support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15.

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

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Inspiron 15 has a quite big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15. The smallest display diagonal of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 is 10" and the biggest is 18".

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of this age and type is 500GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 2TB. The Inspiron 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

At 2 Watts, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15. Across all the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the speaker powers range from 1W to 11W.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The DELL Inspiron 15 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Inspiron 15 is a six number of battery cells laptop.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 65 watt-hours, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst portable PCs of this age. Medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 2,048 megabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 510MB to 4.1GB.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of this age and type.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 that we have assessed the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of, the Inspiron 15's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar 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 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 medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years do not have a touchscreen. The DELL Inspiron 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15. The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 590GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15. Across all the notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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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 comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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3 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

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

We compared all the other 2.4kg heavy laptops to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire E1-530[plb_2136151_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.8 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15.

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Specification

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Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Conflict Free Processor
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Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
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Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
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Tjunction
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Memory
Internal Memory
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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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
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
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Recovery Operating System
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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® AES-NI)
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
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 (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(98)
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...

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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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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

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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...

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

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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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