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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Dec 2013
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Dell Inspiron 15 laptop review
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21 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,803 user and expert reviews for DELL notebook PCs and found that on average DELL has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

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

At 1,100 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 1GB to 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 have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 15 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of this age and type. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years 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 DELL Inspiron 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 5.5GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 7737[plb_2579406_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Inspiron 15 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the Inspiron 15 has 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 the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst portable PCs of this age.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Inspiron 15 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 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 notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. At 65 watt-hours, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops that came out more than two years ago the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on laptops of this age and type.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Media

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

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of a similar type and 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 laptops of this type and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar spec and 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

At 2.3 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

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Average Processor Frequency

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

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Specification

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Colour of Product
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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
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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
Memory Form Factor
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
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
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
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
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...

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...

2 October 2015

The Inspiron 15-5558 straddles budget and midrange laptop camps, depending on configuration, asserting excellent build quality and decent performance as you'd expect of a £500+ design. The screen...

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User Reviews

(637)
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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