Dell Latitude E6520 i7/FHD

Specifications

Dell Latitude E6520 i7/FHDNotebook: Dell Latitude E6520 i7/FHD (Latitude E6520 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 2620M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA NVS 4200M 512 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.958kg
Price: 1705 euro
Average Score: 89% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: 84%, display: 92% mobility: 78%, workmanship: 94%, ergonomy: 95%, emissions: 84%

Reviews for the Dell Latitude E6520 i7/FHD

89% Review Dell Latitude E6520 i7/FHD Notebook | Notebookcheck
Business expert. The Latitude E6520's high-end version lures with a premium Full HD screen, a Core i7 dual core, a graphics card and a fast HDD. Is the high additional cost a sensible investment? Is it the door into the business premium range?

Foreign Reviews

89% Test Dell Latitude E6520 i7/FHD Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/09/2011
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 80% display: 92% mobility: 78% workmanship: 94% ergonomy: 95% emissions: 84%
Dell Latitude E6520
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
positive: performance, sturdy case, docking port, touch display, input devices; negative: display is glossy and has a low contrast, no USB 3.0
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/11/2011

Comment

NVIDIA NVS 4200M: Business Graphics card that is based on the GeForce GT 520M with special BIOS and drivers for business applications. The clock speeds however can in theory slightly surpass the GT 520M, in the Latitude 6420 however they are at a level of the GT 520M.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» 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.  


2620M: Very fast Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.958 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


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


89%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-05-19 (Update: 2012-05-26)