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DELL Inspiron 15R
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DELL Inspiron 15R 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Feb 2014
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23 Reasons For

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 laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all DELL notebook PCs and also specifically for DELL medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews compared to other brands.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 15R has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15R the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The DELL Inspiron 15R has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15R.

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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 most portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable 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 laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15R.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The Inspiron 15R has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The average internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15R is 5.3GB.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The Inspiron 15R has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15R. The smallest screen size of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15R is 10" and the biggest is 18".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

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

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15R, the Inspiron 15R has a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 180GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15R has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15R.

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Quite High Speaker Power

At 2 Watts, the Inspiron 15R has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the laptops of this age and type the speaker power range from 1W to 11W.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15R which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the Inspiron 15R has a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of this age and spec range from 4GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15R has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15R.

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Six Battery Cells

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

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Quite Big L3 Cache

At 4 megabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15R has a quite big L3 cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15R. Similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have L3 caches of between 2MB and 6MB, and the average L3 cache is 3MB.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of laptops of this age and spec is 23Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. At 65 watt-hours, the Inspiron 15R has a fairly 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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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The Inspiron 15R has a fairly big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15R the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on laptops of this age and spec.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15R is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Inspiron 15R has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15R.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15R range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. The Inspiron 15R has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar 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 the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15R has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15R has one of the slowest hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15R have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Thick

Comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15R have heights of between 2.4mm and 300mm. With a height of 31.3 millimeters, the Inspiron 15R is quite thick compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15R.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Shock

The DELL Inspiron 15R has one of the bigger non-operating shocks (160 gravity) amongst laptops of this age. The average non-operating shock of similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15R is 120G, and the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15R

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15R has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15R has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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)
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
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI 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
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Bundled 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
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 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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
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
Energy Star Certified

10 Awards

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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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell ddr3, dell ddr3l, dell i74500, dell memory1, dell i74500u, dell i73537u8, dell memory1t, dell i73537u8g, dell memory1tb, dell i15rm7538, dell i15rm7538s, dell i73537u8gb, dell i15rmt10001, dell i15rmt17293, dell i15rm7538sl, dell i15rm7538slv, dell i15rmt10001s, dell i15rmt17293s, dell i15rmt10001sl, dell i15rmt17293sl, dell i15rmt10001slv, dell i15rmt17293slv
Barcodes 00727523023865, 00884116121060, 00884116121190
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