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DELL Vostro 15 3558
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DELL Vostro 15 3558 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Jun 2015
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13 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this medium processor cores notebook PC is 77 out of 100 based on nine expert reviews from sites including notebookcheck.net, notebookcheck.biz, notebookcheck.it and notebookcheck.nl.

Reasonably Priced

A few DELL Vostro 15 3558 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was cheap. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net mentioned “The Dell Vostro 3558 is a low-cost office notebook that is primarily designed as a working device”. Notebookcheck.net also said “The Dell Vostro 3558 primarily wants to be an inexpensive working device for companies”.

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good value for money. Expert website Laptopmedia.com mentioned in their DELL Vostro 15 3558 review “Dell Vostro 3558 (15 3000) is an affordable business notebook that is primarily set up as a working device”.

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Acceptable Noise Level

One DELL Vostro 15 3558 owner wrote in their reviews that it was quiet. Expert website Notebookcheck.net said two years ago “The device is usually very quiet and” in their review.

Good Battery Life

One person wrote in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net scored the product 4 stars and said in their DELL Vostro 15 3558 review “This claim is supported by good battery runtimes and decent input devices”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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DELL Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all DELL laptops and also specifically for DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Vostro 15 3558 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for 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 were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this DELL portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Vostro 15 3558 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Vostro 15 3558 is 6.3GB. The Vostro 15 3558 has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the DELL Vostro 15 3558 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Vostro 15 3558 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the Vostro 15 3558 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Vostro 15 3558 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Vostro 15 3558 is a two number of SATA III connectors portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Vostro 15 3558 have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.

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Only Ten Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Vostro 15 3558 is a ten maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558 have between 1 and 15 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 3558 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. The Vostro 15 3558 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Vostro 15 3558 have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss, including the Vostro 15 3558 which has two total number of SATA connectorss.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 2 gigabytes, the Vostro 15 3558 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Vostro 15 3558. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558 is 11GB.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Vostro 15 3558 has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558 do not have a touchscreen. The DELL Vostro 15 3558 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Vostro 15 3558 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Vostro 15 3558 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Vostro 15 3558 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year is 5,900 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Vostro 15 3558 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Vostro 15 3558.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Vostro 15 3558

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Display Diagonal

The Vostro 15 3558 has a pretty average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Vostro 15 3558.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Vostro 15 3558 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most portable PCs of this age and spec have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Vostro 15 3558 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Vostro 15 3558.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Vostro 15 3558 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Vostro 15 3558.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
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
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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board 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
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
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
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
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel ME Firmware Version
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
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)

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