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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 16GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 16GB May 2014
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22 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

DELL is one of the better rated notebook PC brands according to average user and expert reviews, and DELL also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 that we have checked the internal memory of, the DELL Inspiron 15's internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

There are a number of other 16GB internal memory portable PCs currently available which you might want to look at including the Inspiron 15[pl_2523550_price], or the Inspiron 15[pl_2145645_price] both from DELL which is cheaper.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the biggest total storage capacity amongst laptops of this age. The total storage capacity of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs and we think the Asus X75A[plb_2093232_price], and the HP ENVY 15[plb_2142908_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 15 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. The worst processor family of all portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. This DELL portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of a similar type and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs 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 laptops of this age and spec also have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the Lenovo L540[plb_2564470_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to consider include the HP ProBook 450 G1[plb_2133196_price], or the Lenovo ThinkPad T440[plb_2719290_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also have a front camera.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think cheaper laptops such as the ProBook 645 G1[pl_2055346_price], the EliteBook 820 G1[pl_1620826_price], and the EliteBook 840[pl_2353454_price] all from HP is also worth considering.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The Inspiron 15 has a quite big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15. Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities range from 8GB to 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 580GB.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

With an operating shock of 110 gravity, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big operating shock compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 the operating shocks range from 10G to 140G.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the Inspiron 15 has a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen currently available including the EliteBook 840[pl_2353454_price], or the EliteBook 820[pl_2446413_price] both from HP which is cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the HP ProBook 450 G1[plb_2133196_price].

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs of this age and type range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

At 0.66 gravity, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly big operating vibration compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15. The smallest operating vibration of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 0.5G, the biggest is 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.3G.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on laptops of this age and spec.

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AC Cable Included

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

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 370MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium 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 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 have between one and eight battery cells, including the Inspiron 15 which has three battery cells.

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Heavy

Laptops of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg. The Inspiron 15 is one of the heavier portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 (2.6 kilograms) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2.6kg heavy portable PCs currently available including the Inspiron 15 7537[pl_2251818_price], or the Inspiron 15[pl_2373532_price] both from DELL which is cheaper.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Toshiba A50[plb_2247380_price] (2.6kg).

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Inspiron 15 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Inspiron 15 has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of laptops of this spec and age is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

Laptops of this type and age have non-operating shocks of between 60G and 240G. At 160 gravity, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly big non-operating shock compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration

The smallest non-operating vibration of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 1G, the biggest is 160G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.2G. With a non-operating vibration of 1.3 gravity, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger non-operating vibrations amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Long Battery Recharge Time

The shortest battery recharge time of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 2h and the longest is 12h. At 4 hours, the Inspiron 15 has a quite long battery recharge time compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this medium processor core notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C55-B[plb_2645650_price] (2.16GHz and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available including the Asus PU551LA[plb_2396541_price], or the HP ProBook 650 G1[plb_2059670_price] which is cheaper.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Asus X75A[plb_2440533_price] (17.3") which is also cheaper.

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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

(674)
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell gt750, dell gt750m, dell i75500, dell touch7, dell i76500, dell i77500, dell touch7t, dell i76500u, dell i77500u, dell i75500u, i7537t5005slv, dell touch7th, dell i77500ua, dell i77500uam, dell m44516gb1, dell i77500uamd, dell m44516gb1t, dell m44516gb1tb
Barcodes 00000075370528, 00884116145448, 00884116148012, 05397063680528
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