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DELL Latitude 15 3542
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DELL Latitude 15 3542 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB Sep 2014
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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 4,803 expert and owner reviews, DELL has good ratings for its notebook PCs. DELL also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Latitude 15 3542 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Latitude 15 3542, the DELL Latitude 15 3542 has 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 typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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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 similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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16 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Latitude 15 3542 is a two number of SATA III connectors notebook PC.

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

Most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the DELL Latitude 15 3542 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Latitude 15 3542 is a two total number of SATA connectors laptop.

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

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of laptops of this age and spec is 660MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,000 megahertz, the Latitude 15 3542 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops that were launched 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The Latitude 15 3542 has a quite slow processor frequency (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Latitude 15 3542. The processor frequencys of portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Latitude 15 3542 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

If you want a faster processor frequency then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R (1.8GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Latitude 15 3542 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Across all notebook PCs of this spec and age the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between two and three processor threadss, including the Latitude 15 3542 which has two processor threadss.

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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 portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of portable PCs of this type and age range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the DELL Latitude 15 3542 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Latitude 15 3542.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 40 watt-hours, the DELL Latitude 15 3542 has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of portable PCs of this spec and age is 5Wh and the biggest is 100Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Latitude 15 3542 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Latitude 15 3542 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 15 3542 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 15 3542 is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on laptops of this age and spec.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 15 3542

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when DELL released the Latitude 15 3542.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Latitude 15 3542 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

The Latitude 15 3542 has a pretty typical weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 15 3542 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 15 3542 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Latitude 15 3542.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
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Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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)
Stepping
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
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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
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 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
Pre-Installed 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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
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)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
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
Warranty Card
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
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 3558, dell 3558u
Barcodes 05397063436170, 05397063667840, 05397063672486, 05397063679775

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2 core Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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Four Processor Threadss
One More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1MB Bigger Processor Cache
100MHz Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
100MHz Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

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2 core Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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Lower Speaker Power
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Four More Number of Battery Cellss
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