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Dell G3 3779

 Dell G3 3779
alaScore 92

10 reviews

Mar, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Dell G3 3779. 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.

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Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.net)

Dell G3 17 3779 (i5-8300H, GTX 1050, SSD, IPS) Laptop Review

 

Entry into gaming. The Dell G3 series offers affordable gaming laptops. We took a careful look at the most affordable Dell notebook with a Coffee Lake CPU and a mid-range GPU. You can find out in our review whether a purchase is worthwhile and if the...

robust case ; IPS display with stable viewing angles and without PWM ; matte display with good color-space coverage ; GeForce GTX 1050 with 4 GB GDDR5-VRAM ; fingerprint sensor ; acceptable battery life ; keyboard illumination (splash protection) ; SSD...

extreme performance reduction in battery operation ; very high temperatures under load ; very slow card reader ; no option for G-Sync ; no Thunderbolt 3

With the Dell G3 17 3779, the manufacturer has an affordable gaming notebook in its portfolio that can become part of the shortlist. The newest Coffee-Lake processors can be selected, and with the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050, Dell also uses a decent...

Jul, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):56
Battery recharge time:4
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:11.4
Battery weight:200
Number of battery cells:4

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:97.9 / 97.98

Design

Colour name:Licorice black
Colour of product:Black / Black, Blue
Form factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Gaming
Product colour:Black / Black, Blue / Blue
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:300
Display diagonal:43.9
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Y
NTSC coverage (typical):72
Panel Type:IPS
Pixel pitch:0.199 x 0.199
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 / UK English
Keyboard layout:QWERTY
Numeric keypad:Y
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y

Logistics data

Maximum number of stacking cartons:6
Number of cartons per intermodal container (20ft):1200
Number of cartons per intermodal container (40ft, HC):3024
Number of layers per pallet:3
Pallet GTIN (EAN/UPC):79
Pallet height:120 / 120.5
Pallet length:100 / 120
Pallet volume:241 / 323360
Pallet volume weight:241
Pallet weight:1.21 / 323.4
Pallet width:100
Quantity per intermodal container (20ft):1200
Quantity per intermodal container (40ft, HC):3024
Quantity per intermodal container (40ft):3024
Quantity per layer:24
Quantity per pallet:72
Shipping carton height:35.5
Shipping carton length:59.5
Shipping carton volume:2.78
Shipping carton volume weight:2.78
Shipping carton weight:4.38
Shipping carton width:7.9

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):32
Memory clock speed:2666
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):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:4.1 / 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 data rate (max):433
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,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
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

Package material:Corrugated cardboard, Paper molded pulp

Performance

Virtual Reality (VR) ready:Y

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
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:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB Type-C DisplayPort Alternate Mode:Y

Power

AC adapter frequency: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
PCI Express configurations:1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency: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 / 2.30
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 package:578
Corrugated cardboard content per shipping carton:528
Corrugated cardboard content per sleeve for accessories:50
Other materials content per package:16
Paper molded pulp content per package:200

Security

Cable lock slot:Y
Cable lock slot type:Noble
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Password protection:Y
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y

Software

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

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:MMC,SD
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
HDD Capacity:1000 / 2000
HDD interface:SATA III
HDD Size:2.5
HDD Speed:5400
Intel® Optane™ Memory module capacity:16
Intel® Optane™ Memory module installed:Y
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of HDDs installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:PCI Express / Serial ATA / Serial ATA III
SSD capacity:128 / 256
SSD form factor:M.2
SSD interface:PCI Express / Serial ATA
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total HDDs capacity:1000 / 2000
Total SSDs capacity:256
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1128 / 2256 / 256

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:279.2
Height :25
Weight:2.81
Width:415.4