Dell Precision 15-5510

The Dell Precision 5510 is a slim yet powerful mobile workstation with ultra-slim bezel. It’s powered by your choice of Intel Core i5-6300HQ, i7-6820HQ, and the very powerful Intel Core Xeon E3-1505M v5. The Xeon processor integrates an Intel HD Graphics P530, while the other processors have an Intel HD Graphics 530. Besides the integrated graphics, it also features an NVIDIA Quadro M1000M with 2GB GDDR5 dedicated memory. It supports dual storage system. The first slot is for a 2.5-inch HDD or SSD and the secondary slot is for an M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD. There are 2 DIMM slots inside, supporting up to 32GB of DDR4 at 2133MHz or up to 16GB of DDR4 at 2667MHz.

Dell Precision 5510

It offers comfortable view with a 15.6 inches UltraSharp LED-backlit display, either Full HD or Ultra HD. Ports on the workstation include a Thunderbolt 3 port, a combo audio jack, an HDMI port, and two USB 3.0 ports with PowerShare. It also has an SD card reader supporting up to 64 GB. There is no optical drive on the device. The keyboard doesn’t have 10-key numeric pad even though this is a 15.6-inch laptop. But the touchpad is pretty large so you can use it comfortably to input gesture commands.

This laptop is also good in terms of audio. It comes with dual high quality speakers boosted by Waves MaxxAudio Pro. You would enjoy fast connectivity with Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.0 or 4.1. Without built-in RJ45 port, the manufacturer includes a Type C to Ethernet adapter in the package. As power source, it’s equipped with a 56Whr or 84Whr Li-ion polymer battery. The thickness is only 0.66-inch, very impressive for a high-performance laptop. It’s also very light with a starting weight of just 1.78 kg.

Dell Precision 5510 Specifications

Operating System
Canonical Ubuntu 14.04 SP1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.2
Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

Intel Core Xeon E3-1505M v5 (quad-core Xeon 2.8 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.7 GHz, 8MB cache, 45W)
Intel Core i7-6820HQ (quad-core 2.7 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.6 GHz Turbo, 8 MB cache, 45W)
Intel Core i5-6300HQ (quad-core 2.3 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.2 GHz Turbo, 6 MB cache, 45W)

Mobile Intel CM236

15.6 inches UltraSharp LED-backlit
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) wide view anti-glare, 72% color gamut
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels) wide view PremierColor IGZO touchscreen, 100% minimum Adobe color gamut

Graphics Card
Core i5/i7: Intel HD Graphics 530
Xeon: Intel HD Graphics P530
NVIDIA Quadro M1000M with 2GB GDDR5 dedicated memory

Dual storage (M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD + 2.5-inch SSD/HDD) with Dell Fast Response fall sensor

HDD: 500 GB 7200RPM, up to 1TB 5400RPM
SSD: 256 GB, 512 GB, 512 GB SED, 1 TB
M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD: 256 GB, 512 GB, 512 GB SED, 1 TB

System Memory
2 DIMM slots
Up to 32GB DDR4 2133MHz
Up to 16GB DDR4 2667MHz

Dual integrated noise cancelling microphones
Dual speakers
Waves MaxxAudio Pro

Inputs & Controls

Input/Output Ports
1 x Thunderbolt 3
1 x combo audio
1 x HDMI
2 x USB 3.0 with PowerShare

SD card reader (up to 64 GB)

WLAN and Bluetooth options:
Intel dual-band 8260 802.11ac + Bluetooth 4.0 + NFC
Dell DW1830 3×3 802.11ac + Bluetooth 4.0 + NFC
Dell DW1820A 2×2 801.11ac + Bluetooth 4.1 + NFC

Type C to Ethernet adapter

Light sensitive HD video webcam

Battery options:
Li-ion polymer 56Whr battery
Li-ion polymer 84Whr battery

130W AC adapter (4.5mm barrel)

Dimensions and Weight
Width: 357.23 mm (14.06”)
Depth: 235.47 mm (9.27”)
Height: 11.48 – 16.82 mm (0.45” – 0.66”)
Weight: starting at 1.78 kg (3.93 lbs)

Security Features
Intel® Platform Trust Technology, Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2, Chassis lock slot support
Support for optional Computrace8

Dell Precision 5510

Ivan Andrianto

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