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DELL Vostro 15 3558
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DELL Vostro 15 3558 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Vostro 15 3558 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Vostro 15 3558. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Vostro 15 3558 is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Good Brand

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

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Vostro 15 3558 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This DELL laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Vostro 15 3558 have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Vostro 15 3558 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Vostro 15 3558.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Vostro 15 3558 range from 11" to 18". The DELL Vostro 15 3558 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Vostro 15 3558 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Vostro 15 3558.

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Has a Front Camera

The Vostro 15 3558 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have speaker power of between 1W and 4W. The Vostro 15 3558 has a fairly high speaker power (2 Watts) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The DELL Vostro 15 3558 is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Vostro 15 3558 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Vostro 15 3558 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the DELL Vostro 15 3558 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Vostro 15 3558 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 900 megahertz, the Vostro 15 3558 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Vostro 15 3558 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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

The Vostro 15 3558 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Vostro 15 3558 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this age and spec. 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 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago, the Vostro 15 3558 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Vostro 15 3558 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Vostro 15 3558 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Vostro 15 3558 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558. The average display brightness of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 270 cd/m².

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.7 gigahertz, the Vostro 15 3558 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558. Laptops of a similar age and type to the Vostro 15 3558 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 5GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Vostro 15 3558 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Vostro 15 3558 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Across all notebook PCs of this age and type the Wi-Fi standard ranges from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Vostro 15 3558

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the Vostro 15 3558.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Vostro 15 3558 has a pretty typical processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Vostro 15 3558 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Weight

The DELL Vostro 15 3558 has a pretty standard weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
Conflict Free Processor
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
Touch Sensitive Screen
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
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 Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start 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 Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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