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Dell Latitude E6520 i7/FHD

Specifications

Dell Latitude E6520 i7/FHD
Dell Latitude E6520 i7/FHD (Latitude E6520 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA NVS 4200M - 512 MB, Core: 740 MHz, Memory: 800 MHz, DDR3, ForceWare 266.96
Memory
8192 MB 
, 2x4096
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, MC6JN-156WF1, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel QM67
Storage
Seagate Momentus 7200.4 ST9500420AS, 500 GB 
, 7200 rpm, 500 GB, 7200 RPM, SATA-II
Soundcard
HD Audio
Connections
1 Express Card 54mm, 4 USB 2.0, 1 Firewire, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 eSata, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: combined line out / microphone, Card Reader: MMC/MS/MS-PRO/SD/SDHC, 1 SmartCard, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Dell Wireless 1501 Wireless-N Half-Mini Card (g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth Dell Wireless 375 Bluetooth 3.0
Optical drive
TSSTcorp CDDVDW TS-U633J
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 34.2 x 384 x 258 ( = 1.35 x 15.12 x 10.16 in)
Battery
60 Wh Lithium-Ion, 6 cells, 11.1V
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: VGA 640x480
Additional features
36 Months Warranty
Weight
2.958 kg ( = 104.34 oz / 6.52 pounds), Power Supply: 325 g ( = 11.46 oz / 0.72 pounds)
Price
1705 Euro

 

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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?
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":

15-16 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.
2.958 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. In 2014, the global market share of Dell laptops was 12.3% and it is 14% in 2016.
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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Stefan Hinum, 2011-05-19 (Update: 2012-05-26)