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DELL Inspiron 3551

DELL Inspiron 3551 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of 896 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 3551 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 3551. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies range from 640MHz to 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 830MHz.

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DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

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

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of this spec and age, the Inspiron 3551 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 3551 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 3551.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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Fairly High Speaker Power

Many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 3551 have speaker power of between 1W and 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.5W. With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Inspiron 3551 has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 3551.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Inspiron 3551 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 3551 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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23 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

Comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 3551 have maximum processor memory bandwidths of between 10GB/s and 77GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s. At only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the Inspiron 3551 has a fairly slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 3551.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 3551 that we have checked the maximum internal memory supported by processor of, the Inspiron 3551's maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 3551 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 64GB.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Inspiron 3551 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 896 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 3551 is 840MHz, the fastest is 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 3551 use two displays supported by on-board grap, including the DELL Inspiron 3551 which uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 3551 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Inspiron 3551 which has four PCI Express lanes (max).

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

The Inspiron 3551 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 3551 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 200MHz to 850MHz. At only 313 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 3551 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Very Old PCI Express Slot Version

The PCI Express slot versions of notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 3551 range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.7. The Inspiron 3551 has a fairly old PCI Express slot version (only 2) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 3551.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type. 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 3551 have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. The Inspiron 3551 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 3551.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Inspiron 3551 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most portable PCs of this age and type. The worst processor family of all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 3551 is Intel Celeron and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Inspiron 3551 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 3551 has a very small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 3551 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 20GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 3551, the maximum internal memory of the Inspiron 3551 of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB.

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Inspiron 3551 has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago have memory clock speeds of between 1,300MHz and 1,600MHz.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 3551 range from 2MB to 8MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Inspiron 3551 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 3551.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

Portable PCs of this type and age have battery capacities of between 22Wh and 2,700Wh, and the average battery capacity is 77Wh. With a battery capacity of only 40 watt-hours, the DELL Inspiron 3551 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 3551.

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The Inspiron 3551 has a maximum memory slots of 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than the most common memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the worst memory slots across all many processor core portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

Across comparable types of laptop the best memory slots is 4x SO-DIMM.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 3551 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL Inspiron 3551 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Inspiron 3551 has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. The smallest hard drive capacity of laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 3551 is 250GB and the biggest is 2TB.

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Only Four Battery Cells

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 3551 have between two and eight battery cells, including the Inspiron 3551 which has four battery cells.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Inspiron 3551 is a four processor thread portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between four and seven processor threads.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 3551

Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 3551 over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.16 gigahertz, the Inspiron 3551 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 3551.

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Average Screen Size

The Inspiron 3551 has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 3551 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Inspiron 3551 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 3551.

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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
Processor Cache
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
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
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
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
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
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
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
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
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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
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
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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 Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

2 June 2015

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User Reviews

(78)
Reviewed 8 February 2016 by Sri
Sri would recommend the Dell Inspiron 15 3551

Good one for Pro n Personal...

Reviewed 5 February 2016 by Zane

Good day. I have brought the dell inspiron 3551 for vasity but it is very slow...

Reviewed 3 February 2016 by Bikash

Make key board light for night or dark place......and other think is great...

Reviewed 2 February 2016 by Kevin
Kevin would recommend the Dell Inspiron 15 3551

It seems to be unable to withstand certain loads.. even small hardware demanding games like eurotruck 2 seem to stress it...

Reviewed 1 February 2016 by Asmi

I bought this PC couple of months back and am disappointed with the performance. The system is painfully slow, even with typical office applications. Today I saw that even wit a fully charged... Read more…

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