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DELL Vostro 2520
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DELL Vostro 2520 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Aug 2013
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Multitask With Singular Focus.Accomplish daily tasks with the affordable, reliable 15.6" Vostro 2520 laptop. It delivers mobility, enhanced performance and vital security options. Designed For... More
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10 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a similar type and age to the Vostro 2520 is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. The Vostro 2520 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (650 megahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Good Brand

On average DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs manufactured by DELL.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.5 gigahertz, the DELL Vostro 2520 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Vostro 2520. The average processor frequency of laptops of this type and age is 2.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Vostro 2520 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Vostro 2520 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the DELL Vostro 2520 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The DELL Vostro 2520 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Vostro 2520 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many similar spec portable 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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Vostro 2520 do not have a touchscreen. The DELL Vostro 2520 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0+HS bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Vostro 2520

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC was released over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

The Vostro 2520 has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Vostro 2520.

If this portable PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Vostro 2520 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most laptops of this type and age. 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 Vostro 2520 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Vostro 2520 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Vostro 2520.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the DELL Vostro 2520 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Vostro 2520.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite L50t (6GB), or the Lenovo G500 (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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)
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
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
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
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
Networking Standards
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 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
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
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
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 (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
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)

Expert Reviews

(2)
2 December 2012

The advantages of Dell's Vostro 2520 are found in the good battery life, decent application performance, 24 month warranty and matte screen . The screen's contrast, black value and brightness are...

24 month warranty
Low price
Matte screen
Good battery life
Good application performance
Difficult maintenance
No USB 3.0
Gony, utrudniony dostp do podzespow, brak USB 3.0
25 November 2012

Zalety Della Vostro 2520 to d?ugie czasy pracy na akumulatorze, matowa powierzchnia matrycy oraz parametry tej?e matrycy (kontrast, g??bia czerni, luminancja). Jego wydajno?? jest nawet w...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell rp8, dell rp8f, dell rp8fc, dell i33110, dell i33110m
Barcodes 05397063376278, 05397063402199

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