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DELL Inspiron 15R
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DELL Inspiron 15R 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2GHz 8GB Sep 2013
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23 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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15R has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15R is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The DELL Inspiron 15R has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15R. Most of the similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however this notebook PC has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We checked 4,345 expert and owner reviews for DELL portable PCs and found that on average DELL has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that DELL has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the Inspiron 15R has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15R is 520GB, and the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 15R has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15R.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Inspiron 15R has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all notebook PCs of this type and age is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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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 are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15R.

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

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 5.3GB. The DELL Inspiron 15R has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The Inspiron 15R has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The smallest screen size of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15R is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15R has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15R also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 15R has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15R.

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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 a similar 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 the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15R the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15R has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15R have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the DELL Inspiron 15R which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Six Battery Cells

The Inspiron 15R is a six battery cell count notebook PC.

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Quite Big L3 Cache

Notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15R have L3 caches of between 2MB and 6MB, and the average L3 cache is 3MB. With a L3 cache of 4 megabytes, the Inspiron 15R has a fairly big L3 cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15R.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15R is 50Wh, and the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh. With a battery capacity of 65 watt-hours, the DELL Inspiron 15R has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15R.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of laptops of this type and age range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. The DELL Inspiron 15R has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age 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.

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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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte, the Inspiron 15R has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15R have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 510MB and 4.1GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Inspiron 15R does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15R also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15R is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15R has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15R.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this age and spec.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15R

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this medium processor core notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15R has a pretty standard processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15R.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Inspiron 15R has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15R.

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Specification

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L3 Cache
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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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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 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
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
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
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size 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
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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
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
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 i74500, dell memory1, dell i74500u, dell i73537u8, dell memory1t, dell memory1tb, dell i73537u8g, dell i73537u8gb, dell i15rmt17293, dell i15rmt17293s, dell i15rmt17293sl, dell i15rmt17293slv, dell inspiron15r5537
Barcodes 00727523023865, 00788679079168, 00884116119609
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