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Dell Inspiron 1521

Specifications

Dell Inspiron 1521Notebook: Dell Inspiron 1521
Processor: AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-64
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon Xpress X1270
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels
Weight: 3.1kg
Price: 950 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 50%, features: 50%, display: 70% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 30%, emissions: 40%

Reviews for the Dell Inspiron 1521

80% Rauschender Arbeiter - Dell Inspiron 1521
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/23/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 50% features: 50% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 30% emissions: 40%

Comment

ATI Radeon Xpress X1270: Built in RS690T chipset and is based on an X700 graphics core (with less pipelines). It features no dedicated graphics memory but Vista Aero support.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


AMD Turion 64 X2: AMD Turion 64 X2 is intended to be positioned against the Intel Core Duo was presented in 17. May 2006. The current consumption is not higher than with Centrino-Duo-notebooks (TL-45 with ATI Xpress and Mobility Radeon X300). This means, that approximative the same battery runtime and fan functions can be expected (with this chipset). However, the performance was 20% below the T2300 (1.66 GHz) due to the lower L2 Cache (Core Duo has 2048 Kbyte shared L2 Cache). Nevertheless, the performance is sufficient.


TL-64:

In 65nm produced dual-core processor based on the K8 core. Compareable performance to a 2.0 GHz Core Duo CPU with 1MB Level 2 Cache (Celeron Dual Core e.g.).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.4":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3.1 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


Dell: Dell Inc. is a multinational technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells, and supports personal computers and other computer-related products. Based in Texas, Dell employs more than 82,700 people worldwide (2009). In 2006, Dell purchased the computer hardware manufacturer Alienware. In most countries, the laptops are directly sold to consumers by Dell and each notebook custom-assembled according to a selection of options. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Dell reviews


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Radeon Xpress X1270, Athlon 64 X2 TK-57, 2.5 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)