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DELL Inspiron 15R
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DELL Inspiron 15R 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Jul 2013
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15R is 430MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Inspiron 15R has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15R.

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

Most laptops of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15R have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the DELL Inspiron 15R which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

On average DELL many processor core portable PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops produced by DELL.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

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

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15R supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. In addition, this DELL laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15R.

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

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 15R has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15R also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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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 notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL Inspiron 15R is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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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 comparable age and spec to it.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as 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 portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Inspiron 15R which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15R the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,100 megahertz, the Inspiron 15R has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15R.

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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 comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago, the DELL Inspiron 15R does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15R that we have assessed, the Inspiron 15R's maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15R the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 20GB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Inspiron 15R has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15R range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Megapixel Count

The Inspiron 15R has one of the smaller megapixels counts (only 1 megapixel) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15R have megapixels counts of between 0.3MP and 2.1MP.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15R have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.9GHz. The DELL Inspiron 15R has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency (only 3.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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7 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15R

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15R has a pretty typical processor clock speed (2.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Inspiron 15R has a relatively typical total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15R.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15R has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15R.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL Inspiron 15R has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the Inspiron 15R has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec notebook PCs 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
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
Number of Processors Supported
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
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
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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 Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
Optical Drive Interface
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
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® 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
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
External Power Adapter
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Special Features
Wireless Display Connectivity
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth (imperial)
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Height (rear)
Width (imperial)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Power Supply Type
Number of Speakers
Connector Type
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Floppy Drive Installed
Ethernet Interface Type
L2 Cache
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Integrated Graphics Adapter (UMA/GMA)
Number of Products Included
Type

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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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