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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Pentium 1.6GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

On average DELL medium processor core laptops have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs manufactured by DELL.

Quite Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 is 10" and the biggest is 18". The Inspiron 15 has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of other 15.6" laptops currently available which you might also want to look at including the B590, or the B590 both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 15 3550 which is cheaper.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the X75A (17.3"), or the X75A (17.3") both from Asus.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Inspiron 15 has a front camera.

Other portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might want to consider include the DELL Inspiron 15 which has better reviews; or the HP EliteBook 850 which is cheaper.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think the DELL Inspiron 15 is also worth considering.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this age and spec. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 is 133MHz and the best is 1,600MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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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 came out around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the Inspiron 15 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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16 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 is 25GB/s. With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.3 gigabytes per second, the Inspiron 15 has one of the slower maximum processor memory bandwidths amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Inspiron 15 is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The DELL Inspiron 15 is a one PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 is 660MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago have a full-size keyboard, however the DELL Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard.

Alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to consider include the DELL Inspiron 15; or the Inspiron 15R, or the Latitude 15 5000 both from DELL.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar 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.

There are a number of other laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper notebook PCs such as the PU551LA, or the X551CA both from Asus or the DELL Latitude 15 3550.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo L440 (SSD), or the HP ProBook 640 G1 (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average processor clock speed of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is 2.1GHz.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.6GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the DELL Inspiron 15R which is cheaper.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo YOGA 500 (1.7GHz), the DELL Latitude E5540 (1.7GHz), or the Acer Aspire E5-571 (1.7GHz) which is also cheaper.

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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 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. The processor family of all comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have between two and three processor threads, including the Inspiron 15 which has two processor threads.

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Quite Small L3 Cache

Across all the medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 the L3 caches range from 1MB to 6MB. The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly small L3 cache (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago, the Inspiron 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at include the DELL Inspiron 15 or the DELL Inspiron 15R, or the Lenovo T440.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15. The maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when DELL released the Inspiron 15.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The Inspiron 15 has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

There are a number of other 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at including the DELL Latitude 15 3550, or the Lenovo B590 which is cheaper.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Asus X552CL (750GB), or the Toshiba C55 ($449.50) (750GB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

The Inspiron 15 has a relatively standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

We compared all the other 2.3kg heavy laptops to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Inspiron 15 3521 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Inspiron 15 (2.3kg), or the Inspiron 15 (2.3kg) both from DELL.

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Average Internal Memory

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might want to consider including cheaper portable PCs such as the B590, or the B590 both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 15 3550.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Vostro 3560 (6GB and higher rated); or the Asus X552CL (6GB and cheaper).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G WiMAX
Data Network
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
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
Certificates
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(104)
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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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00740614980205, 00795962335016, 00884116165781, 00884116167075, 00884116216100, 05397063385461, 06953040923546
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