Dell G15 5515 Ryzen Edition
Dell G15 5515 Ryzen Edition is a mid-range gaming laptop. This device features the new AMD Ryzen 7 CPU and the RTX 3000 series graphics. This machine has an amazing thermal system to keep the system cool. The 15.6-inch laptop is packed with powerful components to let you game smoothly.
Thanks to the powerful AMD Ryzen 7 5800H OctaCore processor, the laptop boots up immediately. The 8 cores and 16 threads deliver a clock speed of 3.2 GHz which automatically increases to 4.4 GHz when you have multiple tabs opened or are multitasking. This clock speed meets the high-performance demands of AAA games.
RAM and Storage
Packed with 8GB DDR4 RAM clocked at 3200MHz, lets you access files instantly. Similarly, the 512 GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive not only gives you storage space but also helps in speeding up the opening/closing of apps and booting of the system.
You can upgrade RAM up to 32 GB and SSD up to 1 TB for an additional price from our website.
In terms of GPU, you get the latest NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050Ti 4GB GDDR6 graphics card in this rig. The 2nd Gen Ampere architecture uses RT Cores, Tensor Cores, streaming multiprocessors and AI to handle games at high frames per second and deliver outstanding display. All AAA games can be easily played on this graphics card without any screen tears.
The 15.6-inch Full HD display operates at a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The display panel is LED backlit with an anti-glare coat and 250 nits of maximum brightness. This lets you use the screen in bright lights as well. Furthermore, the screen has narrow borders and Wide Viewing Angles.
Game Shift Technology
Dell G15 5515 has a unique feature that maximizes fan speed when you need dynamic performance during gaming to keep your system cool. You can activate this setting by pressing the FN+G key.
Camera and Speakers
Moving onto the top bezel, there is a 1280 x 720 (HD) webcam operating at 30 fps. The digital-array microphones are located in the HD RGB camera assembly to let you connect over video calls.
As for sound, you get two down-firing stereo speakers with Realtek ALC3254.
Build and Design
The laptop has an unusual colour, Phantom Grey. The speckles on the body give a granite effect. You can feel the same granite finish on the palm rest as well. Also, the outer chassis doesn’t catch fingerprints and remains stain-free. The chassis is made out of solid plastic with a Dell logo in the centre. It weighs around 2.57 kg.
You get a G-series, full layout, and backlit keyboard. The backlit feature has a two-level brightness setting, dim and bright. Above the keyboard, there is another cold air intake vent running parallel.
The copper piping in the thermal system of this machine dissipates heat via 4 large exhaust vents.
Ports and Slots
Moving on to the ports, on the left-hand side there is a folding Ethernet port, a headset combo port, and a little hard drive led light. Similarly, on the right-hand side, there are two USB 2.0 ports and a G logo symbolizing the G-series. The air vents are located on both sides of the device and also on the base.
Now, unlike most laptops, you have ports and slots at the rear end as well including a USB-C port, a USB 3.2 port, HDMI port, and on the farthest end there is a power port.