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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The DELL Vostro 2520 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.
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.
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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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
The Vostro 2520 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-3xxx
Intel HM75 Express
System Bus Rate
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Stick (MS), MMC+, SD
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400