Dell Inspiron i15RV-8574BLK Laptop Review

15.6 inch Dell Inspiron i15RV-8574BLK

Black Dell Inspiron i15RV-8574BLK is a 15.6 inch modern laptop with powerful technical specs and useful features. It has a contemporary sleek look, comes with a Haswell i5 processor, does multitasking efficiently, has ample storage space, DVD drive for added functionality, 10-key numeric keypad for easy data entry.. It is a good laptop overall, suitable for entertainment, school, work and daily use.


Dell i15RV-8574BLK comes with Intel Core i5-4200U (3M Cache) dual core processor with hyperthreading at 1.6 GHz speed that moves up to 2.3 and 2.6 GHz with turbo boost depending on the task you're working with, generous 6 GB DDR3L SDRAM (1x2GB+1x4GB) system memory, 750 GB Serial ATA hard drive at 5400rpm rotating speed for being able to save multimedia and other large files, Windows 8 operating system that can be upgraded to the newer version Windows 8.1 for free online, Intel 4400 HD graphics card for being able to play less demanding games on lower settings but more than adequate for everything else.

15.6-Inch LED backlit Truelife HD resolution display with 1366x768 pixel maximum screen resolution offers great image quality with sharp visuals and bright colors. Keyboard is not backlit but has a nice and comfortable design with a 10-key numpad on the side for easy number crunching and a responsive touchpad optimized for Windows 8. It has a 4-cell 2.8Ah 40 WHr lithium ion battery - reported to have an impressive long life but not specified how long.


Black matte with textured finish lid and palmrest stylish Dell i15RV-8574BLK weighs 5.1 lbs and is less than 1 inch thick so it is very slim and fairly light for a 15 inch laptop and offers portability. It has a total of 4 USB ports- two of which are USB 3.0 for much quicker transfers of data- up to 10 times the speed of USB 2.0. DVD drive (RW +/- Drive) makes it more functional but also heavier than it would be without, but it is still a fairly light machine. HDMI port allows you to view the screen on your computer and HDTV at the same time. 802.11bgn wireless, Gigabit Ethernet and Bluetooth 4.0 are also available for wireless and wired connectivity.

Conclusion: Dell Inspiron i15RV-8574BLK is designed for performing daily tasks smoothly, much more quickly and efficiently at a relatively good price. 4th generation- Haswell processor allows both fast performance and efficient power usage. It offers good value for money overall with both high performance, nice looks, decent graphics, great sound through its two stereo speakers, durability, ease of use, number of connectivity ports and more. If you are looking for something powerful to use at work, home or school for daily tasks and you don't want to experience delays or freezing, this Dell Inspiron is worth its price.