Dell Inspiron 7520


Dell Inspiron 7520Notebook: Dell Inspiron 7520
Processor: Intel Core i7 3612QM
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7730M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 60%, features: - %, display: 80% mobility: 77%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Dell Inspiron 7520

80% Dell Inspiron 15R 7520
Source: Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/10/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 60% display: 80% mobility: 77% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
Ноутбук Dell Inspiron 7520: «пятнашка» на Ivy Bridge и Radeon 7730M
Source: RU→EN
Positive: Very good performance; Replaceable cover; Surprisingly good touchpad; Connectivity. Negative: Over 30mm thickness; Quite heavy; 5hrs battery life in minimum load.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/20/2012


AMD Radeon HD 7730M: Upcoming performance-class-GPU based on the GCN architecture and produced in 28nm.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

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

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

3612QM: An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.1 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.1 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU running at 650-1100 MHz on a dual channel DDR3 memory controller. The speciality of the i7-3612QM is the low TDP of 35 Watt compared to 45 Watt of the other Ivy Bridge quad core CPUs (e.g. 3610QM).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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.

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 HD 7730M

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-07- 5 (Update: 2012-07- 5)