Title : Inspiron 15R Notebook 5520
ASIN : B008HYTTYY
Description : PROCESSOR 3rd Generation Intel® CoreTM i5-3210M processor (3M Cache, up to 3.1 GHz) edit
MICROSOFT SOLUTIONS Microsoft® Office Starter: reduced-functionality Word & Excel w/ ads. No PowerPoint or Outlook
SUPPORT 90 days Premium Phone Support + 1 Year In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis
MCAFEE SECURITYCENTER McAfee® SecurityCenter, 15-Months
SYSTEM Inspiron 15R Notebook (Inspiron 5520)
OPERATING SYSTEM Windows® 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-Bit, English
MEMORY 8GB Shared Dual Channel DDR3 Memory
HARD DRIVE 1TB 5400 RPM SATA Hard Drive
VIDEO CARD Intel® HD Graphics 4000
INTERNAL OPTICAL DRIVE 8X Tray Load CD/DVD Burner (Dual Layer DVD+/-R Drive)
SYSTEM COLOR Switch by Design Studio – Moon Silver
DISPLAY 15.6″ High Definition (720p) LED Display with Truelife
BATTERY OPTIONS 48 WHr 6-cell Lithium Ion Battery
WIRELESS CARDS Intel® Centrino® Wireless 2230, 2×2 bgn + Bluetooth
SOUND Dell Stereo Speakers with Waves MaxxAudio 3 audio processor
NETWORK CARD Integrated 10/100 Network Card
KEYBOARD Dell Chiclet Keyboard with Multi-touch Touchpad, English-Int’l
POWER CORD Power cord, 125V, 3.2 Feet, US
ADOBE & ENTERTAINMENT Adobe Elements 9.0 Photoshop and Premiere Bundle
DATASAFE DataSafe 2.0 Online Backup 2GB for 1 year
WIRELESS DRIVER SRV Software for 2230 WIFI Wireless Card
SHIPPING MATERIAL Shipping Material, Direct
ADDITIONAL SOFTWARE Additional Software
OPTICAL DRIVE SOFTWARE No Optical Device Software Included
WIDI Wireless Display Application & Driver
ADDITIONAL SETTINGS Dell Offers More, Digital Delivery
This software will be delivered from the internet.
Broadband connection recommended.Learn More
ADOBE READER Adobe Acrobat X Reader
DOCUMENTATION English/Spanish/French Documentation
Miscellaneous $20 to spend at Shutterfly
THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING DELL A5INT1303_049/BTS/C3
- 3rd Generation Intel® CoreTM i5-3210M processor (3M Cache, up to 3.1 GHz)
- Windows® 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-Bit, English
- 8GB Shared Dual Channel DDR3 Memory
- 1TB 5400 RPM SATA Hard Drive
- 15.6″ High Definition (720p) LED Display with Truelife
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Rating : 2.5
Review : Great Laptop!
I purchased this laptop during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. I paid $498.94 after tax.
I have the model with 8GB of DDR3 memory and the Intel Core i5-3210 @ 2.5Ghz CPU.
Everything on this laptop works great with the exception of the slow hard drive @ 5400rpm. It’s a great amount of space, but I want my operating system and applications to load faster, so I’ll be throwing in a Solid State Drive in this thing.
Through some research I’ve found that this particular model typically does not have support for mSATA devices, but there is a part # from Dell that you can order for around $15 that will allow you to install a SSD without removing the primary hard disk or the CDROM drive. The part number is N7JHH (Daughterboard w/ mSATA port) from Dell. Once you’ve installed this part, you can install an mSATA drive to the board to host your operating system, and leave the 1TB 5400RPM drive to host your data.
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