• CPU: Intel Core i5-10300H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti (Laptop, 50W, 128-bit)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB (2x 4096MB) - DDR4, 2933MHz
  • Weight: 2.34 kg (5.2 lbs)

Pros

  • Reasonably affordable gaming notebook
  • Decent battery life
  • SD card reader on board
  • Has a good contrast ratio and comfortable viewing angles (156CL05-6NY3H)
  • 144Hz IPS display options

Cons

  • Merely a hardware refresh
  • Not the greatest build quality
  • Covers only 57% of sRGB (156CL05-6NY3H)
  • Uses aggressive PWM below 60 nits (our Health-Guard profile fixes the issue) (156CL05-6NY3H)
  • Thunderbolt 3 is offered only to the more expensive models (equipped with GTX 1660 Ti and above)

Dell G3 3500 - Specs

CPU Performance #50
  • Intel Core i7-1185G7 45.5%
  • Intel Core i7-1165G7 45.5%
  • Intel Core i5-10300H
  • Intel Core i5-10400H 45.5%
  • Intel Core i5-1135G7 45.5%
  • Intel Core i5-9300H 1.5%
GPU Performance #45
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5) 4.9%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q 7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti (Laptop, 50W, 128-bit)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop, 50W) 1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop) 1.6%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
156CL05-6N3YH (NCP0035)
Color accuracy 5.2 -> 3.5
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2230/2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 See photo
RAM
8GB (2x 4096MB) - DDR4, 2933MHz
OS
No OS
Battery
51Wh, 3-cell
Body Material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
Dimensions
365.5 x 254 x 21.6 mm (14.39" x 10.00" x 0.85")
Weight
2.34 kg (5.2 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Mini DisplayPort
  • Card Reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac/ax
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • Audio jack 3.5 Combo Jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Dual Array Digital Microphone
  • Speakers 2 Speakers, Nahimic 3D Audio
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name 156CL05-6N3YH (NCP0035)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 235 cd/m2
sRGB 57%
PWM frequency 1050 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1300:1
dE Color Checker 5.2 3.5
PWM Rating 5.8: (undesirable)
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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-10300H

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti (Laptop, 50W, 128-bit)

Some games you can play on this laptop

Rise of the Tomb Raider
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
LOW
MED
MAX
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Odyssey
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Minecraft
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Valhalla
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Darksiders Genesis
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Halo: Reach
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Metro Exodus
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Borderlands 3
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Resident Evil 2
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Team Fortress 2
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry New Dawn
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Gears 5
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Red Dead Redemption 2
MIN
MED
Bench
60
fps
37
fps
48
fps
10
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2020
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2021
LOW
 
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 20
LOW
 
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 21
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
The Witcher 3
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Need For Speed Heat
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Apex Legends
MIN
MED
MAX
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM
LOW
MED
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM Eternal
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Battlefield 5
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
ARK: Survival Evolved
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Total War: THREE KINGDOMS
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Cyberpunk 2077
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Warframe
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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