Dell G15 (5515) - Specs

HDD/SSD
up to 8000GB SSD
M.2 Slot
2x 2280 M.2 NVMe slots See photo
RAM
up to 64GB
OS
Windows 11 Home, Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 11 Pro
Dimensions
357.26 x 272.11 x 21.21 ~ 24.90 mm (14.07" x 10.71" x 0.84")
Weight
2.81 kg (6.2 lbs)
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort
  • HDMI 2.1
  • Card reader
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000, 2500 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • Audio jack 3.5mm Combo Jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Dual Array Microphones
  • Speakers 2x 2W, Nahimic 3D Audio
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

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Display Profiles

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).

Now the profile has a higher color temperature which makes is suitable for working through the whole day (not only at night) and simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

Pro Tip: As the Health-Guard profile simulates paper and has as accurate as possible colors, it could be a great tool for prepress designers!

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

Design and Gaming

The second profile type is Design and Gaming – it combines our previous “Web Design” and “Gaming and Movie Nights” profiles in one, so it’s aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well (or maybe you’re a designer who likes to relax with some games or movies from time to time?).

“Design and Gaming” takes display panels to their limits, making them as accurate as possible in the sRGB IEC61966-2-1 standard for Web and HDTV, at white point D65.

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

Just as our previous Gaming profile, this one also regulates the first steps out of black so you can have even faster reflexes when playing in dark virtual environments…or just see everything in the darkest scenes in movies.

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

Office Work

The third profile is Office Work and it should be used mostly by users who spend most of the time looking at pieces of text, tables or just surfing.

Office Work aims to deliver better distinctness and clarity by keeping a flat gamma curve (2.20), native color temperature and perceptually accurate colors.

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Office Work Profile

You’ll find more information about the profiles HERE.

 

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Office Work - screen profile

Office Work

Office Work should be used mostly by users who spend most of the time looking at pieces of text, tables or just surfing. This profile aims to deliver better distinctness and clarity by keeping a flat gamma curve (2.20), native color temperature and perceptually accurate colors.

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Design and Gaming - screen profile

Design and Gaming

This profile is aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well. Design and Gaming takes display panels to their limits, making them as accurate as possible in the sRGB IEC61966-2-1 standard for Web and HDTV, at white point D65.

$4.97
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Health-Guard - screen profile

Health-Guard

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. Health-Guard simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

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CPU performance

Here you can find the price/performance difference between all the CPUs that come in the Dell G15 (5515) series.

Results are from the Cinebench 20 Multi-core test (the higher the score, the better)
$1047.94
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performance

GPU performance

Here you can find the price/performance difference between all the GPUs that come in the Dell G15 (5515) series.

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

 

Dell G15 (5515) in-depth review

Dell is one of the manufacturers that can benefit from having a separate gaming division, that has a ton of experience. And as of lately, they are slowly but surely taking parts from the Alienware series, and bring them to the more affordable G-series gaming notebooks. However, previously, we were not really impressed by Dell's work in the gaming laptop market. And more often than not, the reason for that was the cooling solution. And this was the puzzling part, given the available Alienware[...]

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Pros

  • Relatively affordable
  • 2x RAM SODIMM + 2x M.2 PCIe slots
  • The display doesn't flicker at any brightness level (Innolux 7XGNJ-156HRA (CMN1522))
  • 120Hz and 165Hz display options
  • Improved cooling
  • Decent battery life

Cons

  • Heavier and thicker than the competition
  • Two USB Type-A 2.0 ports (in RTX 3050 and RTX 3050 Ti models)
  • Covers 54% of sRGB (Innolux 7XGNJ-156HRA (CMN1522))
  • Not the best input devices

Inside Dell G15 5515 Ryzen Edition - disassembly and upgrade options

 

 

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fatih
fatih
5 months ago

the product page says it has 2 USB 2.0 but the manual says it is all USB 3