Dell Precision 3560 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2021 Dell Precision 3560 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Dell Precision 3560

Availability

Dell Precision 3560
Released2021
Release DateAnnounced on January 28, 2021
Generations
Dell Precision 3560 Price
Dell Newest Precision 3560 Business Laptop Workstation, 15.6" FHD Screen, Intel Core i7-1185G7 vPro, NVIDIA Quadro T500, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, RGB Webcam, Backlit KB, FP Reader, Wi-Fi, Windows 11 Pro
Dell Newest Precision 3560 Business Laptop Workstation, 15.6" FHD Screen, Intel Core i7-1185G7 vPro, NVIDIA Quadro T500, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, RGB Webcam, Backlit KB, FP Reader, Wi-Fi, Windows 11 Pro
By Dell
$1,568.77
2020 Dell Precision 3560 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i7 11th Gen - i7-1165G7 - Quad Core 4.7Ghz - 512GB SSD - 8GB RAM - 1366x768 HD - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
2020 Dell Precision 3560 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i7 11th Gen - i7-1165G7 - Quad Core 4.7Ghz - 512GB SSD - 8GB RAM - 1366x768 HD - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$533.97
$569.97 6% OFF
Dell Laptop Charger 130W USB C Type C AC Adapter,Precision 3551 3560 3561 3570 3571 5470 5550 5560 5570 5750 5760 5770 AC Charger
Dell Laptop Charger 130W USB C Type C AC Adapter,Precision 3551 3560 3561 3570 3571 5470 5550 5560 5570 5750 5760 5770 AC Charger
By Dell
$85.55
2020 Dell Precision 3560 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i5 11th Gen - i5-1135G7 - Quad Core 4.2Ghz - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
2020 Dell Precision 3560 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i5 11th Gen - i5-1135G7 - Quad Core 4.2Ghz - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
Not Available
Dell Precision 3000 Series 3560 Workstation, 15.6" FHD Screen, Intel Core i5-1145G7, 64GB RAM, 1TB SSD, HD RGB IR Camera, Thunderbolt 4, HDMI, Wi-Fi, Windows 11 Pro
Dell Precision 3000 Series 3560 Workstation, 15.6" FHD Screen, Intel Core i5-1145G7, 64GB RAM, 1TB SSD, HD RGB IR Camera, Thunderbolt 4, HDMI, Wi-Fi, Windows 11 Pro
By Dell
$1,188.77

Exterior

Dell Precision 3560
Dimensions14.09” x 9.13” x 0.42 - 0.56” (358 x 232 x 10.8 - 14.4  mm)
Weight3.5 lb (1.58 kg)
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Single Pointing English US Keyboard and 10 Key Numpad.
  • Optional backlit key.
  • 4.53 x 2.64 (115 mm x 67 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.

Display

Dell Precision 3560
Size15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6" HD
    1366x768 100 PPI 220 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch NTSC 45% color gamut 500:1 TN 4.2W
  • 15.6" FHD
    1920x1080 141 PPI 250 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch NTSC 45% color gamut 700:1 WVA 4.5W
  • 15.6" FHD Touch
    1920x1080 141 PPI 250 nits Anti-Glare Touch NTSC 45% color gamut 700:1 WVA 4.6W
  • 15.6" FHD 100% sRGB
    1920x1080 141 PPI 400 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch 100% sRGB color gamut 700:1 WVA 4.5W
  • 15.6” UHD
    3840x2160 283 PPI 400 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch 100% sRGB color gamut 1000:1 WVA 4.5W

Ports

Dell Precision 3560
Ports
Dell Precision 3560 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left
  • 1 x USB-C
    Thunderbolt 4, USB 4, DisplayPort Alt Mode/ Power Delivery.
  • 1 x USB-C
    Thunderbolt 4, USB 4, DisplayPort Alt Mode.
  • 1 x Smart card reader
    Optional.
Right
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2.
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 with PowerShare.
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x RJ-45
    Flip-Down Network port.
  • 1 x Headset
    3.5mm Headphone jack.
  • 1 x MicroSD card reader
  • 1 x Lock slot
    Noble Wedge-shaped lock slot.

Internal Specs

Dell Precision 3560
Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.60 → 4.40 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
  4. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Dell Precision 35601
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G71,19585.11%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G71,31393.52%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G71,37497.86%
4
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G71,404100.00%
01,404

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Dell Precision 35601
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G73,98081.83%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G74,45091.49%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G74,48792.25%
4
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G74,864100.00%
04,864
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  4. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
MemoryMemory Slots
  • 2 x DDR4 SODIMM slots
Memory Configurations
  • Speed: 3200 MHz
  • Memory Type: Non-ECC
  • Minimum Memory: 4GB
  • Maximum Memory: 64B
Discrete Graphics
Optional NVIDIA Quadro T500, 2GB GDDR6
StorageHard Drive Slots
  • 2 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe SSD slots
Hard Drive Configurations
  • Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD

Connectivity

Dell Precision 3560
Wi-Fi
  • Qualcomm QCA61x4A (DW1820)
    Up to 867 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 5 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 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
  • Intel AX210
    Up to 2400 Mbps Triple Band 2.4GHz/5GHz/6GHz WiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.1 Bluetooth 5.2
EthernetIntel 1219-V/Intel 1219-LM Gigabit Ethernet controller

Battery

Dell Precision 3560
Size
  • 42 Wh
    3-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable.
  • 42 Wh
    3-cell lithium-ion, Long Cycle Life.
  • 63 Wh
    4-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable.
  • 63 Wh
    4-cell lithium-ion, Long Cycle Life.
Power Supply
65W 90W 130W
USB-C power adapter.

Software

Dell Precision 3560
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 20.04 LTS RedHat 8.2
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 30-days trial

Camera & Audio

Dell Precision 3560
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.
Audio
  • Stereo speakers with Realtek Waves MaxxAudio® Pro
  • 2 x 2W Stereo Speakers
  • Dual integrated noise-canceling digital array microphones

Misc

Dell Precision 3560
Sensors
  • The fingerprint reader in the power button (optional)
  • Proximity sensor
    For Express Sign-in feature.
  • IR Camera (optional)
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.
WarrantyBasic Onsite Service 12 Months, 12 Month(s)

Key Features

Dell Precision 3560
At Glance
Released in Early
2021
16:9 FHD
15.6”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
3.5 lb
1.59 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1185G7
4C/8T, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,404
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,864
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
3200 MHz DDR4
Dell Precision 3560 Ports
Nvidia Quadro
T500
2GB GDDR6

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Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about Dell Precision 3560.

Supports Windows 11

Dell Precision 3560 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsDell Precision 3560
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i5-1135G7 → Intel Core i7-1185G7
4GB RAM4GB → 64GB
64GB Drive128GB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU4 cores
Upgradable storage

Dell Precision 3560 comes with two M.2 slots that you can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device. Learn more

Storage SlotsDell Precision 3560
M.2x2
Upgradable memory

The Dell Precision 3560 has two RAM slots which you can use to add or replace with a larger one if it isn't already at the maximum size that the system chipset support. Learn more

MemoryDell Precision 3560
Slotsx2
TypeDDR4
Speed3200 MHz
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to Nvidia Quadro T500 2GB GDDR6

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Supports faster memory

Dell Precision 3560 supports a faster memory speed than the Dell Precision 3551. It supports up to 3200MHz versus 2933MHz of system memory on the Dell Precision 3551.

Memory type and speed
Dell Precision 3560 - DDR4
3,200 MHz
Dell Precision 3551 - DDR4
2,933 MHz
About 16% lighter

Dell Precision 3560 weighed 3.5 pounds, 16% lighter than the 4.16 pounds Dell Precision 3551.

WeightDell Precision 3560Dell Precision 3551
Pound
3.5 lbs.
4.16 lbs.
Kilogram
1.59 kg
1.89 kg

What's missing

Downsides over its predecessor.

Significantly slower CPU performance

Intel Core i9-10885H inside Dell Precision 3551 has a 39% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-1185G7 inside Dell Precision 3560.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Dell Precision 3551 - Intel Core i7-10875H
6,874
Dell Precision 3551 - Intel Core i9-10885H
6,788
Dell Precision 3551 - Intel Core i7-10750H
5,412
Dell Precision 3551 - Intel Xeon W-10855M
5,372
Dell Precision 3551 - Intel Core i7-10850H
5,341
Dell Precision 3560 - Intel Core i7-1185G7
4,864
Dell Precision 3560 - Intel Core i7-1165G7
4,487
Dell Precision 3560 - Intel Core i5-1145G7
4,450
Dell Precision 3551 - Intel Core i5-10400H
4,252
Dell Precision 3560 - Intel Core i5-1135G7
3,980
Dell Precision 3551 - Intel Core i5-10300H
3,747