• CPU: Intel Core i7-7820HQ
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 630
  • Display: 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • Weight: 1.78 kg (3.9 lbs)

Dell Precision 15 5520 - Specs

CPU Performance #6
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 3.5%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HK 6.5%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ 0.9%
  • Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 1%
GPU Performance #134
  • AMD Radeon R7 (Carrizo)
  • AMD Radeon 530 (2GB DDR3)
  • Intel HD Graphics 630
  • AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce 920M (4GB DDR3) 0.1%
Display
15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD
M.2 Slot
M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD slot See photo
RAM
16 GB
OS
Windows 10 Pro
Battery
97 Wh
Body material
Aluminum, Carbon
Dimensions
357 x 235 x 11.1 mm (14.06" x 9.25" x 0.44")
Weight
1.78 kg (3.9 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x 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 4.2
  • Audio jack headphone/microphone
Features
  • Web camera
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Security Lock slot
  • Battery-status button

DISPLAY: 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS

Name 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 282.42 ppi
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 3840 x 2160
Becomes "Retina" from 12 inches (31 cm)

 

 

Dell Precision 15 5520 in-depth review

The XPS series from Dell have been praised for their extraordinary design, build quality paired with performance. This has been proven to be a successful approach to the premium business segment and looks like Dell wants to bring the same concept into its professional mobile workstations. With the Precision 5520 (and its predecessor, the 5510), it's clear to see that the lineup is receiving the XPS treatment and that's probably a good thing. Although the XPS 15 and the Precision 5520 look[...]

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Pros

  • Premium all-aluminum build with carbon fiber base
  • Thin, light, portable chassis
  • Good input devices
  • Excellent IPS display (conditionally suitable for color-sensitive work) - high peak brightness, extremely high contrast, wide sRGB coverage
  • The panel doesn't use PWM for regulating screen brightness
  • Outstanding battery runtimes

Cons

  • The cooling system can't withstand heavy workloads for long periods of time (near 100% CPU and GPU usage)
  • Pricey

CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-7820HQ

$5049.00+90%
price
8.62+4.1%
performance
$3349.97+26%
8.18-1.2%
Results are from the Cinebench 11 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$5049.00+90%
price
795+7.7%
performance
$3349.97+26%
746+1.1%
Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$5049.00+90%
price
performance
Results are from the NovaBench 3.0 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$5049.00+90%
price
performance
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: Intel HD Graphics 630

$1141.89-57%
price
7692-22.7%
performance
$599.99-77%
6381-35.8%
Results are for the 3DMark: Cloud Gate (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1141.89-57%
price
1218+1.2%
performance
$599.99-77%
1224+1.7%
Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1141.89-57%
price
performance
Results are for the 3DMark: Sky Diver (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1141.89-57%
price
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

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