Dell Precision 5560 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2021 Dell Precision 5560 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Dell Precision 5560

Availability

Dell Precision 5560
Released2021
Release DateAnnounced on May 11, 2021
Generations
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
$1,189.77
Dell Precision 5560 Laptop - 15.6" UHD+ HDR400, (3840x2400) Touch - 2.6 GHz Intel Core i9-11950H 8-Core (11th Gen) - 1TB SSD - 64GB RAM - RTX A2000 - Windows 10 Pro
Dell Precision 5560 Laptop - 15.6" UHD+ HDR400, (3840x2400) Touch - 2.6 GHz Intel Core i9-11950H 8-Core (11th Gen) - 1TB SSD - 64GB RAM - RTX A2000 - Windows 10 Pro
By Dell
$1,929.77
Dell Precision 5560 Workstation Laptop PC FHD+ Intel Core i7-11850H Processor, 32GB DDR4 Ram, 1TB NVMe SSD, Webcam, NVIDIA T1200 4GB GDDR6 Windows 10 Pro (Renewed
Dell Precision 5560 Workstation Laptop PC FHD+ Intel Core i7-11850H Processor, 32GB DDR4 Ram, 1TB NVMe SSD, Webcam, NVIDIA T1200 4GB GDDR6 Windows 10 Pro (Renewed
By Dell
$849.99
Dell Precision 15 5560 Laptop (2021) | 15.6" FHD+ | 8-core i7 | 512GB SSD - 32GB - RTX A2000 (Renewed)
Dell Precision 15 5560 Laptop (2021) | 15.6" FHD+ | 8-core i7 | 512GB SSD - 32GB - RTX A2000 (Renewed)
By Dell
$867.93
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
$868.48

Exterior

Dell Precision 5560
Dimensions13.56” x 9.07” x 0.30 - 0.56” (344.4 x 230.3 x 7.7 - 11.64  mm)
Weight4.06 lb (1.84 kg)
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 5.90” x 3.54” (150 mm x 90 mm) touchpad with 5 multi-touch gesture support.

Display

Dell Precision 5560
Size15.6 Inches
Info
  • 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

Ports

Dell Precision 5560
Ports
Dell Precision 5560 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort 2.0
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, 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 Specs

Dell Precision 5560
Processor
  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 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 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. 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
MemoryMemory 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 T1200, 4GB GDDR6
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX A2000, 4GB GDDR6
StorageHard 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.

Connectivity

Dell Precision 5560
Wi-FiIntel AX201
Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax Bluetooth 5.1
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2

Battery

Dell Precision 5560
Size
  • 56 Wh
    3-cell "smart" Lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable.
  • 86 Wh
    6-cell "smart" Lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable.
Power Supply
90W 130W
USB-C power adapter.

Software

Dell Precision 5560
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 5560
Camera
  • 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
  • Realtek ALC3281-CG audio controler
  • 2 x 2.5W Stereo woofers.
  • 2 x 1.5W Stereo tweeters.
  • Dual integrated noise-canceling digital array microphones

Misc

Dell Precision 5560
Sensors
  • The fingerprint reader in the power button
  • Proximity sensor
    For Express Sign-in feature.
  • IR Camera
Security
  • 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).
Warranty1-Year Basic Onsite Service

Key Features

Dell Precision 5560
At Glance
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
Nvidia Quadro
RTX A2000
4GB GDDR6

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Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about Dell Precision 5560.

Supports Windows 11

Dell Precision 5560 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsDell Precision 5560
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i5-11500H → Intel Xeon W-11955M
4GB RAM4GB → 64GB
64GB Drive128GB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU6 → 8 cores
Upgradable storage

Dell Precision 5560 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 5560
M.2x2
Upgradable memory

The Dell Precision 5560 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 5560
Slotsx2
TypeDDR4 ECC
Speed3200 MHz
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to Nvidia Quadro RTX A2000 4GB GDDR6

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Significantly faster CPU performance

Intel Xeon W-11955M inside Dell Precision 5560 has a 25% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i9-10885H inside Dell Precision 5550.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Dell Precision 5560 - Intel Xeon W-11955M
8,527
Dell Precision 5560 - Intel Core i9-11950H
8,450
Dell Precision 5560 - Intel Core i7-11850H
8,205
Dell Precision 5560 - Intel Core i7-11800H
7,908
Dell Precision 5550 - Intel Core i7-10875H
6,874
Dell Precision 5550 - Intel Core i9-10885H
6,788
Dell Precision 5560 - Intel Core i5-11500H
6,270
Dell Precision 5550 - Intel Core i7-10750H
5,412
Dell Precision 5550 - Intel Xeon W-10855M
5,372
Dell Precision 5550 - Intel Core i5-10400H
4,252
Supports faster memory

Dell Precision 5560 supports a faster memory speed than the Dell Precision 5550. It supports up to 3200MHz versus 2933MHz of system memory on the Dell Precision 5550.

Memory type and speed
Dell Precision 5560 - DDR4 ECC
3,200 MHz
Dell Precision 5550 - DDR4 ECC
2,933 MHz