Dell Precision 3551 vs. Dell Precision 5560

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell Precision 3551 and Dell Precision 5560 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

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Dell Precision 3551

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Dell Precision 5560

Key FeaturesDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 5560
At Glance
Released in
2020
16:9 FHD
15.6”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
4.16 lb
1.89 kg
Up to
Intel Xeon W-10855M
6C/12T, 2.80 → 5.10 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,142
Single Core
Geekbench 5
5,372
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
2933 MHz DDR4
Dell Precision 3551 Ports
Up to Nvidia Quadro
P620
4GB GDDR5
Released in Mid
2021
16:10 UHD+
15.6”
2400p 60Hz
Weight
4.06 lb
1.84 kg
Up to
Intel Xeon W-11955M
8C/16T, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,565
Single Core
Geekbench 5
8,527
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD P630 Graphics
32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
3200 MHz DDR4 ECC
Dell Precision 5560 Ports
Up to Nvidia Quadro
RTX A2000
4GB GDDR6
AvailabilityDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 5560
Released20202021
Release Info-Announced on May 11, 2021
PricingStarting at $939-
Generations
Dell Precision 3551 Price
Dell Precision 3551 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7 i7-10850H 2.7GHz
Dell Precision 3551 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7 i7-10850H 2.7GHz
By Dell
$2,099.99
Dell Precision 3551 Workstation Laptop PC FHD Touchscreen Intel Core i5-10300H GHz Processor, 8GB Ram, 256GB NVMe SSD Drive, HDMI, Thunderbolt, NVIDIA Quadro P620, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Precision 3551 Workstation Laptop PC FHD Touchscreen Intel Core i5-10300H GHz Processor, 8GB Ram, 256GB NVMe SSD Drive, HDMI, Thunderbolt, NVIDIA Quadro P620, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$649.99
Dell Precision 3000 3551 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i5 (10th Gen) i5-10400H Quad-core (4 Core) 2.60 GHz - 16 GB RAM - 256 GB SSD - Windows 10 Pro - NVIDIA Quadr
Dell Precision 3000 3551 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i5 (10th Gen) i5-10400H Quad-core (4 Core) 2.60 GHz - 16 GB RAM - 256 GB SSD - Windows 10 Pro - NVIDIA Quadr
By Dell
$998.00
Dell Precision 5560 Price
Dell Precision 5000 5560 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Full HD Plus - 1920 x 1200 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-11850H Octa-core (8 Core) 2.50 GHz - 32 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Aluminum Titan Gray
Dell Precision 5000 5560 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Full HD Plus - 1920 x 1200 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-11850H Octa-core (8 Core) 2.50 GHz - 32 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Aluminum Titan Gray
By Dell
$1,777.99
Dell Precision 5560 15.6" 11th Gen Core i7-11850(8-Core) 512GB PCIe SSD 32GB RAM 4K UHD (3840x2160) IPS Touch NVidia T1200 4GB Win 11 PRO (Renewed)
Dell Precision 5560 15.6" 11th Gen Core i7-11850(8-Core) 512GB PCIe SSD 32GB RAM 4K UHD (3840x2160) IPS Touch NVidia T1200 4GB Win 11 PRO (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,789.00
Dell Precision 5000 5560 Workstation Laptop (2021) | 15.6" FHD+ | Core i9 - 1TB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX A2000 | 8 Cores @ 5 GHz - 11th Gen CPU Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Precision 5000 5560 Workstation Laptop (2021) | 15.6" FHD+ | Core i9 - 1TB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX A2000 | 8 Cores @ 5 GHz - 11th Gen CPU Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,699.00
ExteriorDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 5560
Size Comparison
Dell Precision 3551Dell Precision 5560
Dimensions14.13” x 9.30” x 0.88 - 0.98” (359.1 mm x 236.2 mm x 22.48 - 24.92 mm)13.56” x 9.07” x 0.30 - 0.56” (344.4 x 230.3 x 7.7 - 11.64  mm)
Weight4.16 lbs (1.89 kg)4.06 lb (1.84 kg)
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 4.00 x 2.45 (101.7 mm x 55.2 mm) touchpad with 5 multi-touch gesture support.
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 5.90” x 3.54” (150 mm x 90 mm) touchpad with 5 multi-touch gesture support.
DisplayDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 5560
Size15.6 Inches15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6" HD Non-Touch
    1366x768 100 PPI 220 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch 45% color gamut
  • 15.6" FHD Non-Touch
    1920x1080 141 PPI 220 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch 45% color gamut WVA
  • 15.6" FHD Non-Touch
    1920x1080 141 PPI 300 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch 100% sRGB WVA
  • 15.6" FHD Touch
    1920x1080 141 PPI 220 nits Anti-Glare w/Embedded Touch 45% color gamut WVA
  • 15.6” FHD+
    1920x1200 145 PPI 500 nits 60Hz Anti-Glare Non-Touch 100% sRGB color gamut 1650:1 WVA 4.41W
  • 15.6” UHD+ Touch
    3840x2400 290 PPI 500 nits 60Hz Anti-Glare Touch 100% Adobe sRGB 94% DCI-P3 1600:1 WVA 10.4W
PortsDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 5560
Dell Precision 3551 Ports
Dell Precision 3551 Ports
Image Source: Dell
  • 1 x USB Type-C with Thunderbolt™ 3 
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 2 and DisplayPort 1.4.
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 with PowerShare
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b Port
  • 1 x RJ-45 port
  • 1 x Headset jack
  • 1 x MicroSD-card reader
  • 1 x SIM card slot (optional)
  • 1 x Smart card reader (optional)
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot
  • 1 x DC-in
Dell Precision 5560 Ports
Dell Precision 5560 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort 2.0
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort 2.0, Power Delivery
  • 1 x lock slot
Right (3)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort
  • 1 x full-size SD card slot
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Internal SpecsDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 5560
Processor
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.50 → 4.50 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.60 → 4.60 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  4. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10850H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.70 → 5.10 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  5. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 5.10 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  6. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.30 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  7. Intel Xeon W-10855M
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.80 → 5.10 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.90 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.60 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.80 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  4. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11950H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  5. Intel Xeon W-11955M
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Dell Precision 35511
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H1,06167.02%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H1,22377.26%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H1,13471.64%
4
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10850H1,15272.77%
5
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H1,19275.30%
6
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H1,19675.55%
7
Intel Xeon W-10855M1,14272.14%
Dell Precision 55601
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H1,42189.77%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H1,46692.61%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H1,583100.00%
4
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11950H1,58199.87%
5
Intel Xeon W-11955M1,56598.86%
01,583
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
Dell Precision 35511
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H3,74743.94%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H4,25249.87%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H5,41263.47%
4
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10850H5,34162.64%
5
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H6,87480.61%
6
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H6,78879.61%
7
Intel Xeon W-10855M5,37263.00%
Dell Precision 55601
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H6,27073.53%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H7,90892.74%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H8,20596.22%
4
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11950H8,45099.10%
5
Intel Xeon W-11955M8,527100.00%
08,527
Integrated Graphics
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  4. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10850H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  5. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  6. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
  7. Intel Xeon W-10855M
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  4. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11950H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  5. Intel Xeon W-11955M
    Intel® UHD P630 Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Memory
  • Memory Slots
    • 2 x DDR4 SODIMM slots
  • Memory Configurations
    • Speed: 2933MHz
    • Memory Type: ECC or Non-ECC
    • Minimum Memory: 8GB
    • Maximum Memory: 64GB
Memory Slots
  • 2 x DDR4 SODIMM slots
Memory Configurations
  • Speed: 3200 MHz
  • Memory Type: Non-ECC or ECC
  • Minimum Memory: 4GB
  • Maximum Memory: 64B
Discrete Graphics
NVIDIA Quadro P620 (Optional)
Pascal Architecture, 4GB GDDR5 128-bit, 1177 → 1442 MHz, 512 CUDA Cores.
  • NVIDIA Quadro T1200, 4GB GDDR6
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX A2000, 4GB GDDR6
Storage
  • Hard Drive Slots
    • 1 x M.2 PCIe SSD slot
    • 1 x 2.5 inches hard drive slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
    • Up to 2TB SATA Hard Drive
Hard Drive Slots
  • 2 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe SSD slots
Hard Drive Configurations
  • Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe Gen4 x4 SSD
    Supports up to 64 Gbps.
ConnectivityDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 5560
Wi-Fi
  • Intel AX201
    Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 802.11 a/b/g WiFi-4 (802.11n) WiFi-5 (802.11ac) WiFi-6 (802.11ax) Bluetooth 5.1
  • Qualcomm QCA61x4A (DW1820)
    Up to 867 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 802.11 a/b/g WiFi-4 (802.11n) WiFi-5 (802.11ac) Bluetooth 5.0
Intel AX201
Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth 5.2
EthernetIntel 1219-V/Intel 1219-LM Gigabit Ethernet controller-
BatteryDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 5560
Size
  • 51 Wh - 3-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable
  • 68 Wh - 4-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable
  • 68 Wh - 4-cell lithium-ion, Long Cycle Life
  • 97 Wh - 6-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable
  • 56 Wh
    3-cell "smart" Lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable.
  • 86 Wh
    6-cell "smart" Lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable.
Battery LifeUp to 20 hours of battery life
With optional 6-cell 97 Wh battery.
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Power Supply
  • 90 W power adapter
  • 130 W USB-C power adapter
90W 130W
USB-C power adapter.
SoftwareDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 5560
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 18.04 LTS RedHat 8.2
Upgradable to Windows 11
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 20.04 LTS RedHat 8.2
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 30-days trialMicrosoft Office 30-days trial
Camera & AudioDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 5560
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Optinal Infrared camera
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Infrared camera
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
  • Proximity sensor
    For Express Sign-in
Audio
  • Dual integrated high-quality speakers
  • 2W Stereo Speakers
  • Dual integrated noise-canceling digital array microphones
  • MaxxAudio® Pro by Waves
  • Realtek ALC3281-CG audio controler
  • 2 x 2.5W Stereo woofers.
  • 2 x 1.5W Stereo tweeters.
  • Dual integrated noise-canceling digital array microphones
MiscDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 5560
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • The fingerprint reader in the power button (optional)
  • IR Camera (optional)
  • The fingerprint reader in the power button
  • Proximity sensor
    For Express Sign-in feature.
  • IR Camera
Security
Hardware Security
  • SafeBIOS - protects from threats that attack below-the-OS. Includes Dell Off-host BIOS Verification, BIOS Resilience, BIOS Recovery, and additional BIOS Controls.
  • SafeID - secures end-user credentials with a dedicated security chip. Additional features include the following: Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.07, self-encrypting storage drives (Opal, FIPS), Smart card keyboard (FIPS).
  • Physical Security Options - Chassis lock slot support, Chassis Intrusion Switch, Lockable Cable Covers, Supply chain tamper alerts (Check regional availability)
Software Security
  • SafeGuard and Response - powered by VMware Carbon Black and Secureworks provides modern security to prevent, detect, and remediate advanced malware and cyber attacks. A suite of technologies include the following: Next-Generation Antivirus (NGAV), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), Threat Detection and Response (TDR), Managed Endpoint Detection and Response, Incident Management Retainer, Emergency Incident Response
  • SafeData - protects information on devices and in the cloud.
  • Intel® vPro™ Technology (iAMT 12)
    Optional, requires Intel WiFi® Link WLAN and a vPro compatible processor.
  • Dell Client Command Suite
    Factory Installed Dell Client Command, Update, Dell Command, Power Manager, Intel® Platform Trust Technology.
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0
  • Chassis wedge-shaped security lock
  • Support for Computrace and external SmartCard Reader
  • Touch Fingerprint Reader
    With Control Vault 3.0 (Advanced Authentication with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification).
WarrantyBasic Onsite Service 12 Months, 12 Month(s)1-Year Basic Onsite Service

Dell Precision 3551 vs. Dell Precision 5560: Comparison Review

Here is our comparison review between Dell Precision 3551 and Dell Precision 5560.

Dell Precision 3551 vs. Dell Precision 5560

Dell has released the Precision 3551, a 15.6-inch machine, in 2020. It is powered by up to a hexa-core Intel Xeon W-10855M with a boost clock speed up to 5.10 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia Quadro P620 with 4GB GDDR5.

On the other hand, we have the 15.6-inch Precision 5560 was introduced by Dell about a year later in mid-2021. It comes with up to an octa-core Intel Xeon W-11955M with a boost clock speed up to 5.00 GHz. It has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia Quadro RTX A2000 with 4GB GDDR6.

Both Dell Precision 3551 and Dell Precision 5560 have the same 15.6-inch display size. In addition, the Dell Precision 3551 weighs 4.16 lbs. about 2% heavier than the 4.06 lbs. Dell Precision 5560. Moreover, measured at 14.14” x 9.3” x 0.98”, the Dell Precision 3551 is much bulkier than the Dell Precision 5560 at 13.56” x 9.07” x 0.56”.

Moving over to upgradability, Dell claims that the Dell Precision 3551 supports up to 64GB 2933 MHz DDR4 memory that you can upgrade with two memory module slots on the motherboard. It also comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace and upgrade in the future. On top of that, it also has a single SATA slot that users can use to install a 2.5-inch SATA SSD, SSHD, or a hard disk drive to add even more storage.

For Dell Precision 5560, it supports up to 64GB 3200 MHz DDR4 ECC memory that you can upgrade with two memory module slots on the motherboard. It also has two M.2 slots that users can easily swap or add an extra SSD to get extra space when needed.

For Dell Precision 5560, there are also some outstanding new features that we want to point out as well including:

  • 11th Gen Intel H-Series Processors - up to 8-core Intel Core i9-11950H with Intel® vPro.
  • Up to NVIDIA® Quadro® RTX A2000 - with 4GB of GDDR6 for handling 2D, 3D CAD, and other design and creative applications.
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Dell Precision 5560: Key Features

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