• CPU: Intel Core i7-7820HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA Quadro M620 (2GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 500GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Weight: 2.34 kg (5.2 lbs)

Dell Precision 15 3520 - Specs

CPU Performance #6
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 2.2%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HK 4.1%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ 0.5%
  • Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 0.6%
GPU Performance #62
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M (2GB DDR3) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M (3GB GDDR5) 0.3%
  • NVIDIA Quadro M620 (2GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M (4GB DDR3)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M (2GB DDR3) 0.1%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
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LG LP156WF6-SPP1
Color accuracy 4.5
HDD/SSD
500GB HDD, 7200 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe (M key)
RAM
8GB
OS
Windows 10 Pro
Body material
Plastic
Dimensions
377 x 252 x 24.55 mm (14.84" x 9.92" x 0.97")
Weight
2.34 kg (5.2 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2), Thunderbolt 3
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack headphone/microphone
  • SIM Card Slot
Features
  • Web camera
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Security Lock slot

DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080 , IPS

Name LG LP156WF6-SPP1
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 323 cd/m2
sRGB 90%
PWM frequency 21000 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1020:1
dE Color Checker 4.5
PWM Rating 5.1: (undesirable)
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Health-Guard

The first and most important profile (in our opinion) is the Health-Guard – when being used with our LM Profiles application, Health-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body.

Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate (they may seem strange at first but after a few minutes our brain will start recognizing them as accurate ones – that’s how Health-Guard differs from alternatives like f.lux).

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Health-Guard Profile

Office Work and Web Design

The second profile type is Office Work and Web Design. Business tasks are various, most often related to a set of office-targeted applications. Sometimes, working outside is necessary. In such cases color accuracy is paramount, but so is image clarity, brightness, contrast etc. A piece of text must be legible, graphics and histograms must be clear. All of this is precisely what this profile is for. If you’re doing office work, web design, or simply value color accuracy when browsing the Internet, this is the profile to use!

It’s important to note that not all displays are suited for Web design – our profiles can not compensate for insufficient sRGB coverage (most TN panels have this problem), so you you might want to check our detailed color tests in the respective product reviews we’ve done if you want to use the machine for professional work.

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Design & Gaming Profile

Gaming and Movie Nights

Gaming is among the main driving forces for the fast clip of hardware development. Gamers are well-aware of the fact that a poor image can ruin the entire experience.

The same goes for watching movies. Imagine sitting down for a nice movie after a long day, and barely making out what’s on the screen. The ‘Gaming and movie night’ profile can make a huge difference. We strongly recommend you use it, since it’s gamma curve is specifically tuned to reveal details in the dark sections of the image.

Here’s what this amounts to:

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Design & Gaming Profile

You’ll find more information about the profiles HERE.

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Office work and web design

Office work / Web design

If your field is office work or web design, or you just want your monitor's color set to be as accurate as possible for the Internet color space, this profile will prove to be useful.

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Gaming or movie nights

Gaming or Movie nights

We developed this profile especially for occasions on which you spend a lot of time in front of your monitor with some games or watching movies – it will be easier for you to discern fine nuances in the dark.

$4.97
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Health protection

Health-Guard

This profile reduces the negative impact of pulsation and the blue spectrum, securing your eyes and body. You still get a pitch-perfect color image, albeit slightly warmer.

$4.98
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Dell Precision 15 3520 in-depth review

We haven't done a lot of reviews of laptops for professional workstations suitable for CAD, DCC and CGI applications and there are probably a lot of people out there wondering if it's really worth spending so much money on NVIDIA Quadro-powered system or should they stick to the mainstream GeForce graphics solutions. We explore the pros and cons of such laptop, in this case, the Dell Precision 3520, and see what this laptop is capable of. Do you really need to spend so much money for good pe[...]

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Pros

  • Robust chassis, good build quality
  • Fairly portable
  • Excellent input devices
  • Bright IPS panel with high contrast and wide sRGB coverage
  • Amazing battery life

Cons

  • Thermal throttling under heavy workload
  • The panel flickers from 0 to 99% brightness (our Health-Guard profile fixes that)
  • You can't insert a 2.5-inch drive and an M.2 SSD at the same time
  • The base configuration comes with a TN panel

CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-7820HQ

$6259.00+328%
price
8.62+4.1%
performance
Results are from the Cinebench 11 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$6259.00+328%
price
795+7.7%
performance
Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)

GPU Performance: NVIDIA Quadro M620 (2GB GDDR5)

Results are for the 3DMark: Cloud Gate (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

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