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DELL Inspiron 15 5000
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DELL Inspiron 15 5000 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Nov 2014
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Versatile By Design.Entertainment is always nearby with this sleek, lightweight and affordable 15.6" laptop featuring a vivid HD display. An All-around ShowstopperPower to spare: Web pages, games... More
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Best Seller

The Inspiron 15 5000 is one the fastest selling laptop currently available for sale.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Based on 5,866 expert and owner reviews, DELL has good reviews for its portable PCs. DELL also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core laptops range compared to other brands.

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 5000 that we have assessed, the Inspiron 15 5000's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

We compared this laptop to all the other 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs and we think the X75A[pl_2093232_price], the X75A[pl_2440533_price], and the X550CA[pl_2093287_price] all from Asus which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15 5000 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15 5000.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 5000 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago also have a full-size keyboard.

It may also be worth considering one of the other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including cheaper laptops such as the DELL Latitude E5530[plb_1412904_price], or the Lenovo ThinkPad L540[plb_2122801_price].

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think the Acer Aspire V5-122P[plb_1569271_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5000, the DELL Inspiron 15 5000 has a front camera.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a front camera to this portable PC and we think the Asus X502CA[plb_1631840_price], the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2446413_price], or the Lenovo L540[plb_1622998_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15 5000 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 5000. The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 5000 is 590GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 120GB to 1.5TB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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16 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the DELL Inspiron 15 5000 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 5000 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5000 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 380MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 5000 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 5000 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 5000.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core laptops 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.

We compared all the other laptops that have an HDD storage media to this notebook PC and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the Inspiron 17R[pl_1412334_price], and the Inspiron 17[pl_2253142_price] both from DELL or the Asus X75A[plb_2440533_price] is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_1497490_price] (SSD), or the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2357769_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 5000 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15 5000 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 14 3440[plb_2061157_price], or the Lenovo S510[plb_2444602_price].

If you are looking for a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 7537[plb_2804323_price] (2GHz and cheaper).

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 5000 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5000. Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 5000 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including the Inspiron 17R[pl_1412334_price], or the Latitude E6430[pl_2135897_price] both from DELL or the HP ProBook 430[plb_2350722_price] which is cheaper.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55-B[plb_2843987_price] (6GB and cheaper), or the DELL Inspiron 15 7537[plb_2804323_price] (8GB and cheaper).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 40 watt-hours, the Inspiron 15 5000 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 5000 the battery capacities range from 5Wh to 4,400Wh, and the average battery capacity is 53Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Inspiron 15 5000 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 5000 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth also looking at other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2446413_price], the Acer Aspire V5-122P[plb_1569271_price], or the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2145645_price].

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Inspiron 15 5000 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of only 0.92 megapixels, the Inspiron 15 5000 has one of the lower front camera resolutions amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5000 the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 5000 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. The Inspiron 15 5000 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 5000 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5000. The smallest maximum internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 5000 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the DELL Inspiron 15 5000 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years. Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5000 the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 5000

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when DELL released the Inspiron 15 5000.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL Inspiron 15 5000 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 15.6" notebook PCs and we think cheaper laptops such as the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_1998776_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 5000 has a fairly standard weight 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 5000.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 2.4kg heavy laptops and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo S510[plb_2444602_price], and the Toshiba C55D[plb_1625606_price] is also worth considering.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the MSI CX61[plb_1535240_price] (2.4kg).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i55586429, dell i55586429s, dell i55586429sl, dell i55586429slv
Barcodes 00000055597970, 00809393876601, 00884116165842, 05397063807970
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