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

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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Productivity And Versatility For Everyday Computing.A 38.1cm (15) laptop that delivers efficient performance and great features, like discrete graphics, VGA out ports and a built-in optical drive.... More
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16 Reasons For

Good Product Quality

A number of DELL Vostro 15 3000 owners who bought it mentioned that it was good quality. In January last year Back2gaming.com wrote in their review of this laptop “Excellent build quality”. Back2gaming.com also wrote “Good sound quality”.

Robust

A number of customers who reviewed the product thought it was well made.

Easy to Use

One customer who bought this laptop mentioned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Back2gaming.com mentioned “Very comfortable” .

Good Battery Life

One person reckoned that it had a good battery life. Back2gaming.com wrote “Good battery life” in their review of the DELL Vostro 15 3000.

Nice Design

One DELL Vostro 15 3000 owner said in their reviews that it was neat. Back2gaming.com mentioned in their review “Pretty neat and gives that premium feeling”.

Reasonably Priced

One DELL Vostro 15 3000 reviewer thought it was good value for money. Back2gaming.com wrote “Generous hardware for the price” in their review of this laptop.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Medium processor cores notebook PCs produced by DELL have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that DELL also has good reviews across its entire range.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Vostro 15 3000 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this age and spec. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Vostro 15 3000 is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Vostro 15 3000 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Vostro 15 3000.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Vostro 15 3000 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, 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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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Vostro 15 3000 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Vostro 15 3000 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Vostro 15 3000 is a two number of SATA III connectors laptop.

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Only Ten Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Vostro 15 3000 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Vostro 15 3000 which has ten maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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

The DELL Vostro 15 3000 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other 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 Vostro 15 3000 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 100MHz and 650MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops of this age and type. 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 the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of this age and type.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Vostro 15 3000 is 2.2GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the DELL Vostro 15 3000 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Vostro 15 3000.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Vostro 15 3000, the Vostro 15 3000 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Vostro 15 3000 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Vostro 15 3000 have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Vostro 15 3000 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Vostro 15 3000 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Vostro 15 3000 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The DELL Vostro 15 3000 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. Across all portable PCs that have been available for more than a year the worst Wi-Fi standard is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Vostro 15 3000

Released Over a Year Ago

This DELL notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the DELL Vostro 15 3000 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Vostro 15 3000.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Vostro 15 3000 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Vostro 15 3000 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the DELL Vostro 15 3000 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Weight

The Vostro 15 3000 has a pretty typical weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Vostro 15 3000.

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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
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
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
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
VGA (D-Sub) 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
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Recovery Operating System
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
Intel® RealSense 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
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
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 Type
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
Wi-Fi Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

21 July 2016

The product is contained inside of another box that provides more protection and holds the product securely. Pretty neat and gives that premium feeling.Opening the inner box, we have the tablet... Read more…

Affordable
Generous hardware for the price
Sharp touch screen
Good battery life
Bang for the buck
1 366-by 768 display resolution
A lot of flex in the lid when open
Simple Look
No key ring
No cap

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05397063638475, 05397063638529, 05397063730476, 05397063750979, 05397063751013

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