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DELL Latitude 15 3542
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DELL Latitude 15 3542 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB May 2014
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of this spec and age.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

DELL is one of the superior notebook PC brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and DELL also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Latitude 15 3542 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop 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 similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Latitude 15 3542 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Latitude 15 3542 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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18 Reasons Against

Only Two SATA III Connectors

The DELL Latitude 15 3542 is a two SATA III connector notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have between two and three SATA III connectors.

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

Most portable PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Latitude 15 3542 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Latitude 15 3542 have between two and three SATA connectors, including the Latitude 15 3542 which has two SATA connectors.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. 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 portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Latitude 15 3542 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude 15 3542 processor families range from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between two and three processor threads, including the DELL Latitude 15 3542 which has two processor threads.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

The smallest cache memory of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Latitude 15 3542 is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Latitude 15 3542 has a fairly small cache memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude 15 3542.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Latitude 15 3542 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Latitude 15 3542 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The Latitude 15 3542 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 40 watt-hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Latitude 15 3542 is 50Wh.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Latitude 15 3542 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL Latitude 15 3542 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years do not have a touch sensitive screen. The DELL Latitude 15 3542 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of only 0.92 megapixels, the Latitude 15 3542 has one of the lower front camera resolutions amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The lowest front camera resolution of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Latitude 15 3542 is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 28MP.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Laptops of this age and type have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. The Latitude 15 3542 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Latitude 15 3542.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude 15 3542 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Latitude 15 3542 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Latitude 15 3542.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Latitude 15 3542 have maximum internal memories of between 8.1GB and 33GB. The DELL Latitude 15 3542 has a very small maximum internal memory (only 16,384 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude 15 3542.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 15 3542

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL Latitude 15 3542 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude 15 3542.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the DELL Latitude 15 3542 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Latitude 15 3542.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Latitude 15 3542 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Latitude 15 3542.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB), or the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 15 3542 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite L50t (6GB and higher rated).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the DELL Latitude 15 3542 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the Asus X451CA (1.8GHz).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
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
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Pixel Pitch
LED Backlight
HD Type
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 3558, dell 3558u
Barcodes 05397063436170, 05397063667840, 05397063672486, 05397063679775
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