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DELL Latitude 15 3542

DELL Latitude 15 3542 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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8 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

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

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Latitude 15 3542 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable 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 across all laptops of a comparable age and type to the Latitude 15 3542.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Latitude 15 3542 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude 15 3542.

There are a number of other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper laptops such as the B590, the B590, or the B590 all from Lenovo.

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Has a Front Camera

The Latitude 15 3542 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude 15 3542.

Alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might want to look at include the Asus X550CA, or the Lenovo B590 which is cheaper.

There are a number of other laptops which also have a front camera which you might want to consider including the Toshiba Tecra Z40.

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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 portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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11 Reasons Against

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

The Latitude 15 3542 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. 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.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might want to look at including the HP ProBook 450 G1 which is cheaper.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP EliteBook 840 G1 (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude 15 3542 is 50Wh, and the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh. At only 40 watt-hours, the Latitude 15 3542 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Latitude 15 3542.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Latitude 15 3542 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of this spec and age do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Latitude 15 3542 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this laptop and we think the Latitude 15 5000, or the Latitude 15 5000 both from DELL or the Asus V550CA is also worth considering.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

At only 0.92 megapixels, the Latitude 15 3542 has a quite low front camera resolution compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago. The average front camera resolution of portable PCs of this spec and age is 28MP.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 15 3542 is 12GB. The DELL Latitude 15 3542 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The DELL Latitude 15 3542 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The average maximum turbo frequency of comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Latitude 15 3542 is 3GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 15 3542

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Latitude 15 3542 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Latitude 15 3542.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo G70-70 (17.3") which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Latitude 15 3542 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Latitude 15 3542.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP 250 G1 (2.5kg) which is also cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Latitude 15 3542 has a relatively average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Latitude 15 3542.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the HP 15 (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Latitude 15 3542 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available which you might also want to look at including the HP Pavilion 15-n244sa which is cheaper.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the HP EliteBook 820 (8GB and cheaper).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the DELL Latitude 15 3542 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Latitude 15 3542.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including the 250, or the ProBook 450 both from HP which is cheaper; or the DELL Inspiron 17 which has better reviews.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the Asus X451CA (1.8GHz and cheaper), or the Lenovo G50-70 (1.8GHz and cheaper).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
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
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
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Pre-Installed 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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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
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)
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
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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