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DELL Inspiron 15 3000
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DELL Inspiron 15 3000 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB May 2015
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year range from 1.7GB to 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 3000 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

On average DELL medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings as do all notebook PCs manufactured by DELL.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 3000 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 3000 is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL Inspiron 15 3000 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst portable PCs of this age. The screen sizes of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3000 range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-772 (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 3000 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 3000, the DELL Inspiron 15 3000 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL Inspiron 15 3000 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

The average speaker power of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3000 is 1.7W, and the speaker power range from 1W to 4W. The Inspiron 15 3000 has a quite high speaker power (2 Watts) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 3000.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Inspiron 15 3000 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

Across all the laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3000 the operating shocks range from 10G to 130G, and the average operating shock is 77G. At 110 gravity, the Inspiron 15 3000 has a quite big operating shock compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 3000.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age 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 laptops of this age and type.

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18 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs of this type and age.

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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 available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3000 is 950MHz. The Inspiron 15 3000 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 900 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Inspiron 15 3000 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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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 notebook PCs 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15 3000 have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. The Inspiron 15 3000 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Heavy

The lightest comparable spec notebook PC that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3000 is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. The Inspiron 15 3000 is fairly heavy (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3000.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 (2.4kg).

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of portable PCs of this type and age range from 23Wh to 120Wh. At only 40 watt-hours, the Inspiron 15 3000 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3000.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Inspiron 15 3000 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The Inspiron 15 3000 has a fairly dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 3000. The display brightnesss of laptops of this type and age range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 3000 the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 2MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1MP. With a front camera resolution of only 0.92 megapixels, the DELL Inspiron 15 3000 has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 3000.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs of this spec and age is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 3000 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 3000.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 3000 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3000. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 3000 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 3000 is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. The DELL Inspiron 15 3000 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3000.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Inspiron 15 3000 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The hard drive capacity of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 3000 range from 5GB to 2TB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly Long Battery Recharge Time

With a battery recharge time of 4 hours, the Inspiron 15 3000 has a quite long battery recharge time compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3000. The average battery recharge time of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 3000 is 3.9h, and the battery recharge times range from 2h to 23h.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 3000

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the Inspiron 15 3000.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 3000 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 3000.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 3000 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s (512GB).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
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 Type
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 (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 4gb500, dell 4gb500g, dell 4gb500gb
Barcodes 00884116164906, 05397063511471, 05397063568758, 05397063569205
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