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Dell Precision 3520

Specifications

Dell Precision 3520
Dell Precision 3520 (Precision Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA Quadro M620 - 2048 MB, Core: 1019.6 MHz, Memory: 1252.8 MHz, GDDR5, 369.88, Optimus
Memory
32768 MB 
, DDR4 2400, 2 slots out of two used
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, BOE NV15N43, IPS LED, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel CM238
Storage
Toshiba XG4 NVMe (THNSN5512GPUK), 512 GB 
, PCIe NVMe SSD, 469 GB free
Soundcard
Realtek High Definition Audio
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm, Card Reader: SD 4.0
Networking
10/100/1000 LAN Card (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 24.6 x 377.1 x 252.6 ( = 0.97 x 14.85 x 9.94 in)
Battery
68 Wh Lithium-Ion, 4 cells
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet - 6 rows with number pad, Keyboard Light: yes, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS , 36 Months Warranty
Weight
2.34 kg ( = 82.54 oz / 5.16 pounds), Power Supply: 850 g ( = 29.98 oz / 1.87 pounds)
Price
2500 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 73% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 84%, features: 64%, display: 87% mobility: 75%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 89%, emissions: 83%

Reviews for the Dell Precision 3520

82% Dell Precision 3520 (i7-7820HQ, M620M) Workstation Review | Notebookcheck
Rough around the edges. With their Precision 3000 workstation-series, Dell promises lots of performance for comparatively little money. Our review update takes a look at the overall concept and checks for potential issues.
70% Dell Precision 3520 Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English
Overall, we're happy to give the Dell Precision 3520 a thumbs-up as a robust machine aimed at the lower part of the mobile workstation audience. Some will seek 4K displays, two or more Thunderbolt 3 ports, or faster graphics, but those needing a best-in-class machine can open their wallets for a higher-end solution. However, if your needs are more modest, the 3520 lets you save some money while still getting a true mobile workstation.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Dell Precision 3520
Source: PC Mag English
Despite its bland looks, the Dell Precision 3520's excellent battery life will appeal to road warriors, and IT managers will like its upgradeability.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Dell Precision 3520 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Dell Precision 3520 offers strong performance and long-lasting battery life, but suffers from a dim screen and a flexy keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

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). 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.  
7820HQ: Quad-core notebook processor based on the Kaby Lake architecture running at 2.9 - 3.9 GHz. It is the second fastest model of the consumer H-series in the beginning of 2017. The chip also integrates the HD Graphics 630 GPU clocked at 350 - 1100 MHz and is manufactured in a 14 nm process (improved compared to Skylake).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15.6":

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.
2.34 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 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.
73%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2017-05- 6 (Update: 2017-05- 6)