Some people can’t afford the high price-tag that comes with the Alienware series. They may find something more to their liking with the Dell G gaming series. In particular, this 15-inch laptop is the right choice as an entry-level gaming laptop for a casual player who doesn’t want to spend a fortune. It has a bold 21.mm design and attractive color options such as Alpine White or Eclipse Black. Whichever color you pick, the Dell G3 15 3500 has blue gaming accents. These accents include the “Dell” logo. The starting weight of the laptop is 5.18-lbs.
It’s also cool to the touch since it has a dual-fan cooling system. The system helps spread out the heat and to keep the system responsive. There are a fast boot-up time and plenty of storage options with dual drives, including SSD – M.2 NVMe PCIe. The innovative “Command Center” improves the gaming experience. It fine-tunes your favorite games and keeps preferred settings for each game.
The 15-inch display shows good uniformity with the colors. It’s a 15.6-inch FHD display (1020 x 1080) with a 60-Hz or 144-Hz refresh rate, depending on which version you choose. It provides a pleasant viewing experience with the 300-nits, WVA technology, and LED-backlighting.
As with the processor, get a powerful 10th Generation Intel Core CPU with the Dell G3 15 3500. An i5 model can be quad-core, have an 8MB cache, and capable of getting up to 4.5-GHz. An i7 model can have 6-cores, a 12MB cache, and the capability of getting up to 5.0-GHz. Regardless of whether you stick with the entry-level model or upgrade, you’ll still have a good gaming laptop.
Dell G3 15 3500 Graphics and Memory
This laptop has more than a good CPU. It has good dedicated graphics with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 or 1660 Ti (4GB – 6GB) GDDR6. These graphics options are excellent for an affordable, entry-level, or mid-range gaming laptop. If 8GB (2x4GB DDR4 -2933 MHz) isn’t enough memory for you, then opt for a model with 16GB (2x8GB) instead.
What about the storage options with the Dell G3 15 3500? Solid-state drives are always great – especially if they come with M.2 PCIe NVMe technology. Get capacities such as 256GB or 512GB. The more advanced configuration includes a 240-W power supply adapter. The basic configuration model has a 130-W adapter.
This review is a quick summary of the features and spec options the Dell G3 15 3500 offers. It should be near the top of any entry-level or casual gamer’s consideration list.