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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

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

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15 has a very big total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of this age and type. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of this age and spec support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 also have a full-size keyboard.

Other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might want to consider include the Asus N56V which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15. Notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have hard drive capacity of between 120GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

At 65 watt-hours, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years. Medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 have battery capacities of between 5Wh and 4,400Wh, and the average battery capacity is 53Wh.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15. The smallest processor cache of laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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8 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Inspiron 15 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T420s (SSD).

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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 typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of this age and type do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Inspiron 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 17R (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

The Inspiron 15 has a pretty standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 has a relatively standard processor clock speed (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Specification

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Product Type
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Processor Core
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Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Active Management Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
Certificates
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(113)
19 January 2016

Ultimately, we have some mixed feelings about Dell Inspiron 7559, and strangely, depending on your region. If you're in the USA, the laptop (which can be found under the i7559 name) is an...

30 November 2015

Lumpy but suggesting longevity, the Inspiron 15 7000 Series ought to survive as desktop replacement at home or the office. Powerful discrete graphics will please gamers and professionals, although...

18 November 2015

The Inspiron 15 3000 has an accurate display and quality audio for its price, but similarly priced laptops offer longer battery life and faster performance...

Solid speakers
Poor performance
Short battery life
Laggy touchpad
Shallow keyboard
29 September 2015

Its build quality and battery life aren't the best we've seen, but the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 is still decent value...

26 September 2015

A competent, capable, attractive and well-priced 2-in-1 notebook that works better as a laptop than a tablet, thanks to the large screen and weight of this 15-inch machine...

The aluminum body looks slick and makes it feel sturdy and durable
Vibrant screen
Heavy
Battery life
Tablet mode not useful
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 12 March 2014 by Alan
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this Laptop although dearer and slower than some because the O/S was Windows 7 I have no wish to go on yet another learning curve with Windows 8 Also Windows 7 is compatible with my... Read more…

Reviewed 19 June 2015 by ScentedProducts
ScentedProducts would recommend the Dell Inspiron 15 7559 (Verified Purchase)

Replaced my three year old version of same machine - can't believe the jumps in quality and speeds from my previous unit...

Reviewed 16 September 2015 by Indynt
Indynt would recommend the Dell Inspiron 15 7548

This Dell laptop is a great overall machine. It strikes a good balance between power consumption and speed. I use this laptop for software development, graphic editing and video transcoding. I... Read more…

Reviewed 20 December 2015 by Stealth05
(Verified Purchase)

I initially felt that this was the best laptop. But unfortunately display driver error kept surfacing. Called dell support they could not resolve issue after several attempts. Although dell... Read more…

Reviewed 11 December 2015 by Skip
(Verified Purchase)

Had the PC less than one month and the touch screen app doesn't work anymore. Took it to Geek Squad and it will be 3-4 weeks before I get it back. They (Geek Squad) wanted to charge me $100-$130... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 2in1, dell ram1, dell d05d6, dell ram1t, dell ram1tb, dell i56300, dell touch7, dell i75500, dell i75500u, dell i56300h, dell touch7t, dell i77500u8, dell i56300hq, dell touch7th, dell i75595012, dell i77500u8g, dell i56300hqg, dell i77500u8gb, dell i56300hqgt, dell i75595012g, dell i755912623, dell i56300hqgtx, dell i75595012gr, dell i755912623b, dell 960m8gb1tb8, dell i77500u8gb1, dell i77500u8gb1t, dell i75595012gry, dell i755912623bl, dell 960m8gb1tb8g
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