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DELL Inspiron 15 3542
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DELL Inspiron 15 3542 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB May 2014
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We checked 4,345 user and expert reviews for DELL laptops and found that on average DELL has good reviews. We also found that DELL has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 3542 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,000 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 3542 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 3542 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that came out more than a year ago. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3542 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The average screen size of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3542 is 15". The Inspiron 15 3542 has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3542.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 3542 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3542.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 15 3542 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3542.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs of this age and type.

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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 comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Inspiron 15 3542 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 3542 which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 3542 the speaker power range from 1W to 4W. With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Inspiron 15 3542 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Inspiron 15 3542 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15 3542 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Big Operating Shock

With an operating shock of 110 gravity, the Inspiron 15 3542 has a fairly big operating shock compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The smallest operating shock of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3542 is 10G and the biggest is 130G.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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19 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Only Two SATA III Connectors

The Inspiron 15 3542 is a two SATA III connector laptop. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between two and three SATA III connectors.

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Only Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Inspiron 15 3542 is a ten PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 3542 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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

The Inspiron 15 3542 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 around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3542 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Inspiron 15 3542 is a two SATA connector laptop.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz. The Inspiron 15 3542 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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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 spec and age. 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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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.4 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15 3542 has one of the slowest processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 3542 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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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 frequently found display resolution on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 3542 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. Most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3542 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 3542 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 3542 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Heavy

The DELL Inspiron 15 3542 is one of the heavier portable PCs of this spec and age (2.4 kilograms) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 3542 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15 3542 have between two and three processor threads, including the Inspiron 15 3542 which has two processor threads.

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Very Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 3542 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The smallest processor cache of laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 3542 is 1MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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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 3542 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 3542 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 3542. The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 3542 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The DELL Inspiron 15 3542 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15 3542 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 3542 is 690GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 3542 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 3542

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this laptop was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 3542 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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 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)
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
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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