Dell G15 5511

Dell G15 5511
  • Launched: May 2021
  • Screen-to-body ratio: ~68.9%
  • Dimensions: 357.2 x 272.8 x 24.9 mm (14.06 x 10.74 x 0.98 inches)
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Review

Evaluation of the main characteristics with the configuration selected for the G15 5511.
Performance
62
Gaming
61
Display
51
Battery Life
55
Connectivity
69
Case
54
NanoReview Score
56
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Tests and Specifications

Detailed tests and technical specifications of the Dell G15 5511

Case

Weight 2.65 kg (5.84 lbs)
Dimensions 357.2 x 272.8 x 24.9 mm
14.06 x 10.74 x 0.98 inches
Area 974 cm2 (151 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~68.9%
Side bezels 5.9 mm
Colors Black, Gray, Green
Transformer No
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active
Vapor chamber No
Number of fans 2

Display

Size 15.6 inches
Type IPS LCD
Refresh rate 120 Hz
PPI 141 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
HDR support No
Touchscreen No
Coating Matte
Display tests
Contrast 800:1
Response time 35 ms
Max. brightness
250 nits

Battery

Capacity
Voltage 13.2 V
Battery type Li-Ion
Replaceable No
Fast charging Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes
Charging port position Left
Charge power 180 / 240 W

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 2.1-2.6 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.4 GHz
Cores 6
Threads 12
L3 Cache 12 MB
Integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics for 11th Gen (16 EU)
Fabrication process 10 nm

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1394
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
6028
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1415
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
9211

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 95 W
Nvidia Optimus Yes
Type Dedicated
Fabrication process 8 nm
GPU base clock 1530 MHz
GPU boost clock 1740 MHz
FLOPS 7.12 TFLOPS
Memory size 4 GB
Memory type GDDR6
Memory bus 128 bit
Memory speed 12 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 2048
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 64
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 40
GPU performance
7.12 TFLOPS

RAM

RAM size
Channels 1x8 GB
Clock 3200 MHz
Type DDR4
Upgradable Yes
Total slots 2
Max. ram size 32 GB

Storage

Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2)
Channels 1x256 GB
Upgradable Yes
Total slots 2
NVMe Yes

Sound

Audio chip Realtek ALC3254
Speakers 2.0
Power 2x2W
Dolby Atmos No
Microphones 2

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard v6
Bluetooth v5.2
Fingerprint No
Optical drive No
Webcam Above the display
Webcam resolution 1280 x 720
Ports
USB-A 3x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 1x USB 3.2
Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 4
HDMI 1x HDMI 2.1
DisplayPort No
VGA No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) Yes
SD card reader No
Proprietary charging port Yes

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island
Numpad Yes
Backlight Yes
Touchpad
Size 10.5 x 6.0 cm
Surface Plastic
Windows Precision Yes

Comments

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JohnIL 10 June 2022 01:58
Yes, I have a Dell G15 Intel i5 with Rtx3050, and just doing normal browsing on basic computer tasks I occasionally get brief screen jitter or pixelation going to black screen. Yes definitely think it’s a driver issue, not hardware. Gaming I never have one issue with any sort of graphical anomaly. Just got a firmware update the other day too. Could be Dell trying to resolve some issues? I like the laptop, but am skeptical about how long a gaming laptop will hold up under such heat issues when gaming. I have seen typically around 90c at times fans sound like they are running at max. Could this affect hardware in 2D basic computing with Intel graphics? Yes of course all these chips are exposed to the heat.
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cecilliaS 17 June 2022 22:17
Mine also does this and the battery life is hopeless.
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Leon 16 April 2022 09:52
I brought it last week, it happens to be a problem for me currently. The experience of 1st day I used it, is the laptop will easily get heaty. The screen started to flicker, blackout, and hang after one week used. I use it to play the normal steam game and watch 4K / 1080P movies. I contacted my seller, currently troubleshooting it. I brought it for 5800 MYR upgraded to a 3-year premium dell support warranty. At the very moment, I think this gonna be a long-term issue. Lastly, if you are looking at this and thinking if you should buy the product, please consider all these issues that could possibly impact your user experience, and be prepared.
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Marlo 04 May 2022 02:11
Use Alienware Command Center to set custom curves. You should never be using default curves even on a desktop GPU. For the past 6 (or so) years, they always seem to favor acoustics. It’s got some beefy fans if you crank them up.
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Adel 26 February 2022 01:50
Can I charge this laptop using usb C port?
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Vineeth 25 March 2022 05:08
No, it doesn't support charging via USB, it needs a power of 180/240w. USB c max power support is 130w (that too exclusive bro Dell XPS others only 100w). They should have included it for normal usage and for portability(other than gaming).
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Nora 09 February 2022 16:57
I got the delivery of my Dell G15 5511 in October 2021. On Jan 15, I got a black screen; laptop won't start; I unplugged all cables from the laptop and wall. Called Dell Tech Support on Jan. 18, service request 1082072398 was logged. Today, Feb 9, I'm still waiting to hear from anyone from Dell as to when a technician will come to fix it.
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Alex 20 February 2022 03:53
I had the same issue a week after I bought it and I asked them for a replacement but, it was very shortly after. An alternative could be opening the back of the laptop and disconnecting/connecting the battery again.
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Hash 10 January 2022 08:14
Can you please update the review with G15 special edition upgrades? 360Hz screen. thunderbolt 4, 2nd slots of SSD m2.nvme is PCIe gen4.
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Sergey 10 January 2022 15:01
Thank you for information. We added all configurations.
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Jdawg 17 November 2021 03:20
Dell G15 5511 also has 3060 options which are not on the option lists for this
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Sergey 17 November 2021 08:33
Thank you for your comment, we added RTX 3060 option.
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