Dell G5 15 5500 Gaming Laptop

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Specifications of the Dell G5 15 5500

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Brand Dell
Laptop type Standard non-convertible laptop

Gaming laptop
Performance High performance
Screen size 15.6-inch (most popular laptop screen size)
Screen resolution 1920x1080 pixels Full HD (very good sharpness)
Touchscreen No
Other display specs IPS type (wide viewing angles)

Anti-glare coating

High refresh rate of 120Hz (very smooth on-screen action) (optional)

High refresh rate of 144 Hz (very smooth on-screen action) (optional)

High refresh rate of 300 Hz (very smooth on-screen action) (optional)
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Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-10300H 10th Gen (powerful CPU designed for heavy tasks)

Intel Core i7-10750H 10th Gen (powerful CPU designed for heavy tasks)
About processor The laptop's processor (CPU) is the main chip of the system and a very important computing performance factor.

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Graphics (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti 4GB dedicated video card (able to run all games, but may not be smooth on high detail settings in heavy games)

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB dedicated video card (for smooth hard-core gaming)

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 6GB dedicated video card (for smooth hard-core gaming)

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 8GB dedicated video card (for smooth hard-core gaming, power efficient version of RTX 2070)
About graphics Graphics processor (GPU) is the main factor for 3D gaming performance. It also affects performance of other graphics intensive tasks like some image and video editing operations.

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System memory (RAM) size 8GB RAM (enables comfortable multi-tasking)

12GB (for very comfortable multi-tasking)

16GB (for heavy multi-tasking)

32GB (for heavy multi-tasking and special applications)
About RAM System memory (RAM) size determines multi-tasking capability of a laptop - how many tasks and programs you can run at the same time.

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Data storage 256GB SSD (decent capacity)

512GB SSD (very good capacity)

1000GB (1TB) SSD (excellent capacity)

Intel Optane memory 16GB (for storage performance optimization) (optional)

Intel Optane memory 32GB (for storage performance optimization) (optional)
About storage Storage capacity determines how much data you can store locally on your laptop. SSD storage is much faster than HDD storage.

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DVD optical drive None
Keyboard, input Keyboard with dedicated number pad

Keyboard backlight (optional)

Touchpad with click buttons built into the surface
Speakers and audio Stereo speakers

Combo microphone and headphones audio jack
Camera Front-facing web camera

HD 720p (standard laptop webcam resolution)
Wi-Fi wireless 802.11AX (the latest Wi-Fi standard)

802.11AC (previous-generation Wi-Fi standard, precursor of the latest 802.11AX)
Ethernet network port Yes
Bluetooth Yes
USB ports 1 x USB 3.2 (standard full-size USB port)

1 x USB-C (compact type of USB port)

2 x USB 2.0 (standard full-size USB ports)

Additional USB-C port on select configurations
Video ports 1 x HDMI

1 x Mini DisplayPort (optional)

Video out via USB-C
Media card reader SD card reader
Other features Fingerprint reader (optional)

Thunderbolt 3.0 high-speed peripheral connectivity technology via USB-C (optional)
Battery 51 WHr capacity

68 WHr capacity
About battery The smaller battery capacity is decent, while second one is excellent. However, gaming laptops tend to consume a lot of battery power, especially during gaming.

The battery life varies depending on usage, settings, and other factors.
Weight 5.2 pounds
Height 0.9"

1"
Width 14.4"
Depth 10"
Casing material Plastics
Casing color Black
Windows version Windows 10 Home (standard Windows version, free upgrade to Windows 11 Home)

Windows 10 Pro (Windows with added business-oriented features, free upgrade to Windows 11 Pro)
Warranty 1-year
Year of release 2020
Country / region The listed specs are general / worldwide specs of the model. Some of its specs may vary depending on the particular configuration and region.

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Published on October 4, 2020

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