Product Comparison: Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY) vs Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN)


General Specifications
Brand
Dell
Dell
Model
Precision 5540 (R3GPY)
Precision 5530 (81KJN)
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Performance has never looked better on Dell’s Precision 5540, thinnest and lightest mobile workstation. The sleek, compact design fits a 15.6-inch display into a 14-inch frame.
Built with the latest Intel Core and Xeon 6-core processors, blazing-fast memory and professional graphics, the Precision 5530 mobile family is engineered with power that rivals your own ingenuity.
Key Specs
Screen Size
15.6 in.
15.6 in.
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Pro
Processor Speed
2.3 GHz
2.6 GHz
System Memory (RAM)
32 GB
16 GB
Storage Capacity
1000 GB
512 GB
Battery Life
6 hours
11 hours

Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY)

Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN)

Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY)

Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN)

Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY)

Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN)

Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY)

Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN)

Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY)

Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN)

Size & Weight
Height
0.66 in.
0.66 in.
Width
14.06 in.
14.05 in.
Depth
9.27 in.
9.26 in.
Weight
3.93 lbs.
3.93 lbs.

Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY)

Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN)

Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY)

Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN)

Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY)

Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN)

Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY)

Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN)

Processor
Processor Model
Intel Core i9-9880H
Intel Core i7-8850H
Number of Cores
8
6
Graphics
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Intel UHD Graphics 630

Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY)

Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN)

What customers say about "Processor"
Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY) Laptop
  • Strong performance and graphics. It is equipped with super high-end processor.
  • This is the best laptop for video-editing. With Intel i9 processor it can run everything without lags.
  • Awesome performance with very powerful intel I9 processor.
  • The integrated graphics is pretty good for Office or Adobe.
  • Dell precision 5540 is a great workstation with amazing performance, due to the intel core i9-9880H processor.
Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN) 15.6" Laptop
  • Formidable six-core Xeon horsepower. Amazing processor.
  • Since it has the first six-core "Coffee Lake" Xeon chip, this is very powerful laptop.
  • This Precision laptop outrans my old quad-core laptop with powerful six cores.
  • Performance on top. This laptop has an excellent six-core processor.
  • 3D modeling, photo processing, computer graphics, everything flies without any lags with such a wonderful processor.
Memory
Type of Memory (RAM)
DDR4
DDR4
Type of Storage
SSD
SSD
Card Reader
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Memory"
Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY) Laptop
  • 32GB of RAM that easily powered through 40 Google Chrome tabs and five 1080p YouTube videos while Spotify played in the background.
  • This laptop transfer 5gb of data just in 7 seconds. Amazing SSD speeds.
  • One TB of SSD is just incredible value. It works fast and has outstanding capacity.
  • You can store just everything in this laptop. It has big capacity, and certainly would be enough for couple of years.
  • Would be happier, if this laptop had more storage capacity with some HDD.
Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN) 15.6" Laptop
  • Extremely smart SSD. Transfer any file in seconds.
  • With 512gb of SSD drive you can store all your data safely.
  • Wonderful laptop, equipped with the newest technologies, like SSD or DDR4 RAM.
  • Pretty decent amount of RAM memory. Easily can open hundreds of tabs in chrome.
  • Every data is transferred in just few seconds with ultra fast SSD on the board.
Features
Display Type
UHD IPS
FHD IPS
Screen Resolution
3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080
Discrete Graphics
NVIDIA Quadro T2000
NVIDIA Quadro P2000
Discrete Graphics Memory
4 GB
4 GB
Extras
Dell Precision Optimizer, ExpressCharge, Revolutionary Cooling System
Dell Precision Optimizer, Intel Optane memory, Revolutionary Cooling System

Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY)

Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN)

What customers say about "Features"
Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY) Laptop
  • Vivid 4K OLED display. Everything on this laptop looks brilliant.
  • Everything I watched was incredibly vivid and bright.
  • Well secured laptop with IR camera and TPM 2.
  • The Precision 5540's keys is very comfortable to type on.
  • Battery life could be better. Yes, it can charge fast, but charger isn't enough.
Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN) 15.6" Laptop
  • Gorgeous Full HD screen. Everything looks very sharp and vivid.
  • The battery holds 7-8 hours on the Windows and 14 hours on Linux. This is something incredible.
  • The screen is bright and juicy. Any video just looks amazing.
  • The battery pleasantly surprises in an operating mode calmly holds 7-8 hours, thought with such a display it will eat it much faster.
  • The video card delivers excellent performance, even in modern games.
Connectivity
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Network
Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Ethernet
Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Ethernet
Number of USB Ports
3
2
USB Type C
Yes
No
Other Ports
HDMI, Thunderbolt 3, Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack
HDMI, Thunderbolt 3, Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack

Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY)

Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN)

What customers say about "Connectivity"
Dell Precision 5540 (R3GPY) Laptop
  • The Dell Precision 5540 has the same number of ports as the Dell XPS 15, so it's a decent amount.
  • It is USB 3.1 capable and has lot of useful ports like thunderbolt or HDMI.
  • Thunderbolt 3 supported on this laptop, so I have all that I need and more.
  • Awesome workstation. The view can be extended with display and HDMI port.
  • There should be more ports as this laptop is called workstation.
Dell Precision 5530 (81KJN) 15.6" Laptop
  • Thunderbolt 3's daisy-chaining abilities help to offset, that there is only one of ports.
  • Lots of inputs located on both sides of laptop make any connection simple and convenient.
  • Replacing my old laptop and except all the powers of this laptop, I'm happy with 3.5 combo port and not separate for mic and headphone.
  • Every hook up is very convenient on this laptop. It has all ports, that you may need.
  • Only one Thunderbolt 3 port. Too low number for my needs.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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