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DELL Inspiron 15 3000
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DELL Inspiron 15 3000 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Feb 2014
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs DELL is one of the superior brands.

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the laptops of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15 3000 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 3000 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 3000.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 3000 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Inspiron 15 3000 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

If this notebook PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 7737[plb_2579406_price] (17.3" and higher rated).

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 15 3000 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also have a front camera.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 60 watt-hours, the Inspiron 15 3000 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 3000. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 5Wh and the biggest is 100Wh.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

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

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. The Inspiron 15 3000 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,000 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 3000 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3000 is 660MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 3000 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Inspiron 15 3000 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

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

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 3000 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago. Notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3000 have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 3000 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 3000 do not have a touchscreen. The DELL Inspiron 15 3000 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 3000 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The smallest hard drive capacity of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 250GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the DELL Inspiron 15 3000 which has four number of battery cellss.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Inspiron 15 3000 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15 3000. The slowest hard drive speed of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 3000

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 3000 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 3000 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 3000 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 3000.

Alternative 2.2kg heavy laptops currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Z500[pl_1571675_price], or the Z500[pl_1626586_price] both from Lenovo.

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Storage
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Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
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Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
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DVI Port
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Keyboard
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Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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® 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 Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
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Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
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Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

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