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DELL Inspiron 15R
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DELL Inspiron 15R 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Dec 2013
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21 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15R have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB. The Inspiron 15R has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15R.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the Inspiron 15R has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The average PCI Express slot version of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 2.2, and the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 650 megahertz, the Inspiron 15R has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15R. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15R is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Inspiron 15R is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.

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Good Brand

DELL is one of the better rated laptop manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and DELL also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15R the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. The DELL Inspiron 15R has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.6 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the HP ProBook 650 (2.7GHz).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 15R has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The smallest total storage capacity of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15R is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15R supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC also 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 amongst all laptops of this age and type.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15R is 5.3GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15R has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15R the screen sizes range from 10" to 18". The DELL Inspiron 15R has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Inspiron 15R has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the Inspiron 15R has a front camera.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL Inspiron 15R is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The DELL Inspiron 15R has a fairly big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15R. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15R the hard drive capacity range from 180GB 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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Six Battery Cells

The DELL Inspiron 15R is a six battery cell count laptop.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this type and age range from 510MB to 4.1GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 2,048 megabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15R has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15R.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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8 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15R have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Inspiron 15R which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. 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.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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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 notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago, the Inspiron 15R does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15R has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15R. Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15R the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Heavy

At 2.8 kilograms, the Inspiron 15R is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15R. The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15R range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

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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 15R

Released Over Three Years Ago

This DELL notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Inspiron 15R has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost 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
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(93)

Much notebook for little money - this could swiftly summarize the Dell Inspiron 15R-5537 . Only a few competitors in the 750 Euros range offer similarly abundant equipment particularly as the...

27 February 2014

It's a shame that the Inspiron 15R is so heavy, as it may limit the laptop to only occasional adventures in the outside world. However, it's well built and provides good performance and...

18 February 2014

The previous version of the Dell Inspiron 15R did well in our round-up of budget laptops last year. This year's model of the budget Dell laptop isn't drastically different, but it adds a... Read more…

27 December 2013

There are several models in the 15R range, all equipped with the same 15.6-inch screen. Prices start at a very reasonable £450 for a model with an Intel i3 processor, but we tested a model with a... Read more…

20 September 2013

This year's Dell Inspiron 15R is an inconsistent product. It has great processor performance, a very nice body and good battery life, but the screen and sound quality are so bad it would be hard...

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User Reviews

(31)
Reviewed 6 February 2011 by Russell

An excellent machine that does everything I need. The keys are responsive and feel good, the screen has great resolution, it's perfect for watching on-line content, showing colours to great... Read more…

Reviewed 22 August 2010 by Thomas Atkins

My daughter bought this laptop, but I helped with the initial set up. One of the first steps advised is to take a recovery backup. This is done using DELL's own software, but the software refused... Read more…

Reviewed 29 December 2010 by Jared

The laptop is relatively cheap on the Dell website comparing to Amazon, but still I think it is a very good laptop. I've just received it for Christmas and I can tell you that, it is a superb... Read more…

Reviewed 6 December 2010 by Rach88

I Bought a 1545 as a replacement for a faulty fujitsu seimens I had for 2 years. In the 12 months that I have had my dell I have had to have a techician out three times and have had to have the... Read more…

Reviewed 8 February 2011 by Marius
(Verified Purchase)

Good value for the money, good procesor, good monitor light for it's dimensions. key are a bit too "plastic", noysee when you type. the case is a bit glossy, but the color is saving you from... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i56200, dell i54200, dell i54200u, dell i56200u, dell i15rm7098, dell i15rm7098s, dell i15rm7098sl, dell i15rm7098slv
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