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DELL G3 3579 Black Notebook 39.6 cm (15.6") 1920 x 1080 pixels 2.20 GHz 8th gen Intel® Core™ i7 i7-8750H

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of DELL G3 3579 Black Notebook 39.6 cm (15.6") 1920 x 1080 pixels 2.20 GHz 8th gen Intel® Core™ i7 i7-8750H. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and durability. The battery and price also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the image quality and touchpad. There are some mixed opinions about the design and performance.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the DELL G3 3579 Black Notebook 39.6 cm (15.6") 1920 x 1080 pixels 2.20 GHz 8th gen Intel® Core™ i7 i7-8750H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Allen Ngo (notebookcheck.net)

Dell G3 15 3579 (i5-8300H, GTX 1050, FHD) Laptop Review

 

Value-oriented. The new Dell G series caters to gamers on tighter budgets who may find the Alienware series to be out of reach. While core performance remains intact, the cut corners for this inexpensive offering add up quickly.

reasonably cool core temperatures when gaming ; 2x storage bays, 2x SODIMM slots ; good Turbo Boost sustainability ; low starting price ; good battery life

USB Type-C and Thunderbolt 3 are optional ; spongy keyboard keys and trackpad ; display backlight could be brighter ; abysmally slow 5400 RPM HDD ; loud fan noise when gaming ; difficult serviceability ; Slow SD card reader ; cheap plastic feel

The Dell G3 is supposed to be an affordable gaming laptop positioned below the G5, G7, and Alienware series. It certainly gives the appropriate impression because it indubitably feels much cheaper and weaker than last year's Inspiron 15 7577. The...

Aug, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio chip:Realtek ALC3204
Audio system:MaxxAudio Pro
Built-In Microphone:Y
Number of built-in speakers:2
Number of microphones:2
Speaker power:2
Speakers manufacturer:Waves

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):56
Battery life (max):4
Battery recharge time:4
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:11.4
Battery weight:200
Number of battery cells:2+4 / 4
Removable battery:N

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera HD type:HD
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.92
Front camera signal format:720p
Video capturing speed:30
Windows Hello:Y

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y
EPEAT compliance:Silver / Y
EPEAT rating:98.39 / 98.4 / 98.41

Design

Colour name:Licroice Black / Recon Blue
Colour of product:Black / Blue
Form factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Business / Gaming
Product colour:Black / Black, Blue / Black, Red / Black, White / Black,White / Blue / White
Product Type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:220
Display diagonal:39.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Y
Maximum refresh rate:60
NTSC coverage (typical):45
Panel Type:IPS
Pixel pitch:0.179 x 0.179
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

CUDA:Y
CUDA cores:1280 / 640 / 768
Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:4 / 6
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Graphics adapter Open GL support:Y
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:64
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
NVIDIA G-SYNC:Y
NVIDIA GameWorks VR:N / Y
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter 4K support:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel UHD Graphics / Intel® UHD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x3E9B
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel UHD Graphics 630 / Intel® UHD Graphics 630
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.5

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Keyboard language:English / French / German / Spanish / UK English
Keyboard layout:QWERTY / QWERTZ
Numeric keypad:Y
Pointing device:Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard:Y
Windows keys:Y

Logistics data

Maximum number of stacking cartons:120 / 6
Number of cartons per intermodal container (20ft):1350
Number of cartons per intermodal container (45ft, HC):3402
Number of layers per pallet:3
Pallet height:118.4
Pallet length:120
Pallet volume:236.8 / 237
Pallet volume weight:236.8 / 237
Pallet weight:316.7 / 329.6
Pallet width:100
Quantity per intermodal container (20ft):1350 / 1500
Quantity per intermodal container (40ft, HC):3402 / 3780
Quantity per intermodal container (40ft):3402
Quantity per layer:27 / 30
Quantity per pallet:81 / 90
Shipping carton height:34.8
Shipping carton length:49.4 / 50.9 / 7.9
Shipping carton volume:2.26 / 2.33
Shipping carton volume weight:2.33
Shipping carton weight:3.43 / 3.97
Shipping carton width:7.9

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):32
Memory clock speed:2400 / 2666
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 16 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 4 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM
Memory upgrade note:Additional memory sold separately

Networking

3G:N
4G:N
Antenna type:1x1
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.1 / 5.0
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
MIMO:Y
MIMO type:Multi User MIMO
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac
WLAN controller model:Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 9462

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 10668
Non-operating shock:160
Non-operating vibration:1.3
Operating altitude:0 - 3048
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating shock:140
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Operating vibration:0.66
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 65

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N

Other features

On/off button:Y

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
AC adapter quantity:1
AC adapters quantity:1
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

Package material:Corrugated cardboard, Paper molded pulp

Ports & interfaces

Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:2.0
Number of USB ports with PowerShare support:1
On/off button:Y
PowerShare:Y
Thunderbolt 3 ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50 - 60 / 50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:6.7 / 9.23
AC adapter output voltage:19.5
AC adapter power:130 / 180

Processor

Bus type:DMI
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM370 / Intel® HM370
PCI Express configurations:1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:4 / 4.00 / 4.1 / 4.10
Processor cache:8 / 9
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Coffee Lake
Processor Cores:4 / 6
Processor family:8th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:2.2 / 2.20 / 2.3 / 2.30
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i5-8300H / i7-8750H
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Socket:BGA 1440
Processor threads:12 / 8
Stepping:U0
System bus rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N
Intel TSX-NI:N
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready:Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Processor ARK ID:134876 / 134906
Processor code:SR3YY
Processor package size:42 x 28
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y
Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology:Y

Recycling data

Corrugated cardboard content per box for accessories:30 / 440
Corrugated cardboard content per package:470
Corrugated cardboard content per shipping carton:440 / 472.5
Corrugated cardboard content per sleeve for accessories:32.5
Other materials content per package:11
Paper molded pulp content per package:200 / 210

Security

Cable lock slot:Y
Cable lock slot type:Noble
Fingerprint Reader:N / Y
Password protection:Y

Software

Bundled software:Financial Tracker & Retail Information / McAfee LiveSafe 12 Month Subscription
Drivers included:Y
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Linux / Linux Ubuntu / Windows 10 / Windows 10 Advanced / WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO
Operating System Language:English / German, Dutch, English, French, Italian / Simplified Chinese
Trial software:McAfee / McAfee LiveSafe (30 days Trial) / McAfee LiveSafe (30 days Trial), Microsoft Office (30 days Trial) / McAfee, Microsoft Office / Microsoft Office 30 Day / Microsoft Office 30 Day; McAfee Live Safe 30day / Microsoft Office, McAfee Live Safe

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:MMC,SD
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
HDD Capacity:1000
HDD interface:SATA III
HDD Size:2.5
HDD Speed:5400
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:1000
Hybrid-HDD cache memory:8
Hybrid-HDD cache type:Flash
Hybrid-HDD capacity:1000
Intel® Optane™ Memory module capacity:16
Intel® Optane™ Memory module installed:Y
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1 / 2
Number of HDDs installed:1 / 2
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:120 / 128 / 256 / 500 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:PCI Express / Serial ATA III
SSD capacity:128 / 256
SSD form factor:3.5" / M.2
SSD interface:PCI Express / Serial ATA III
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD / Hybrid-HDD / SSD
Total HDDs capacity:1000
Total SSDs capacity:128 / 256
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1120 / 1128 / 1256 / 256 / 500 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:258
Height :22.7
Weight:2.35
Width:380