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DELL Inspiron 5558

DELL Inspiron 5558 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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Operating system Available with Windows 8.1 for a smooth, versatile PC experience. Undeniable PerformancePower player:Web pages, games and apps fire up fast with up to 5th Gen Intel Core... More
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Good Brand

We checked 4,803 expert and owner reviews for DELL notebook PCs and found that on average DELL has good reviews. We also found that DELL has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 5558 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 5558 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 5558 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 5558 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Inspiron 5558 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

Laptops of this spec and age have operating shocks of between 0.66G and 130G. At 110 gravity, the DELL Inspiron 5558 has a fairly big operating shock compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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18 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Inspiron 5558 is a two number of SATA III connectors notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 5558 have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.

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Only Ten Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Inspiron 5558 is a ten maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Inspiron 5558 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The DELL Inspiron 5558 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The DELL Inspiron 5558 is a two total number of SATA connectors notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 5558 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago which have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 2 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 5558 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 5558. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 5558 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of this type 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 portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 5558 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. The Inspiron 5558 has a quite slow processor frequency (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 5558 have internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. The Inspiron 5558 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Inspiron 5558 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Inspiron 5558 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 5558 is 1MP. At only 0.92 megapixels, the DELL Inspiron 5558 has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 5558.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 5558 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB. The DELL Inspiron 5558 has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 5558.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The Inspiron 5558 has a very slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 5558.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 5558

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this laptop was released.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Inspiron 5558 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 5558.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Inspiron 5558 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this type and age. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most laptops that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Inspiron 5558 has a pretty average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 5558.

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Average Weight

The Inspiron 5558 has a pretty standard weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 5558.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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)
PCI Express Configurations
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
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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
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 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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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
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 Recharge Time
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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