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DELL Inspiron 3521
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DELL Inspiron 3521 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Good Brand

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

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 3521 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Inspiron 3521 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 3521 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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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 laptops of this type 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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on laptops of this spec and age.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Inspiron 3521 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 3521 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The internal memorys of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At only 40 watt-hours, the DELL Inspiron 3521 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 5Wh to 100Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs that have been around for more than two years do not have a touchscreen. The DELL Inspiron 3521 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 3521 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 3521.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Laptops of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 3521 have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM. The DELL Inspiron 3521 has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 3521

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Display Diagonal

The DELL Inspiron 3521 has a pretty average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Inspiron 3521 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 3521 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 3521.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Inspiron 3521 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Inspiron 3521 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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 Model
Conflict Free 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 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
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
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
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
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Dell E-Value Code
Keyboard
Full-Size 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® 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
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
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 Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
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)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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