Dell Precision 15-3520, Core i5-7440HQ
Reviews for the Dell Precision 15-3520, Core i5-7440HQ
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If you are reading this review, you are probably already considering this laptop as your next mobile workstation and you just need the confirmation. Apparently, you are into this line of work (engineering, 3D modeling, CGI animations, etc.) so you need the special hardware to work with CAD, DCC and CGI applications. Well, we are happy to report that Dell’s Precision 15 3520 is a nice entry-level 15-inch workstation that will get the work done, although entry-level doesn’t mean affordable. Quite the opposite.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/29/2017
NVIDIA Quadro M620: Mid-range workstation graphics card based on the 28nm GM107 Maxwell architecture with 512 shaders and a 128-Bit wide memory bus. Similar to the older Quadro M1000M and consumer GeForce GTX 950M (which features more shaders).
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
i5-7440HQ: Quad-core notebook processor based on the Kaby Lake architecture running at 2.8 - 3.8 GHz without Hyper Threading (which is supported by the faster i7 CPUs). The chip also integrates the HD Graphics 630 GPU clocked at 350 - 1000 MHz and is manufactured in a 14 nm process (improved compared to Skylake).» 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.
Usually, old laptops with 14-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.
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.
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