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DELL Precision M4800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB Oct 2013
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Heavy-duty Processing And Graphics PerformanceExtreme processors: No task is too big. The Dell Precision M4800 Mobile Workstation delivers no-holds-barred processing capabilities with... More
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19 Reasons For

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Precision M4800 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,300 megahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs of this spec and age is 1,200MHz.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The DELL Precision M4800 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all DELL laptops and also specifically for DELL many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews.

11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the DELL Precision M4800 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops that are a similar age to the Precision M4800.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of laptop is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Precision M4800 have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3GHz. At 2.7 gigahertz, the Precision M4800 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Precision M4800 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Precision M4800 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Precision M4800 also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops with a front camera currently available including cheaper laptops such as the ENVY TouchSmart 15-j105sa, or the ENVY TouchSmart 15-j105ea both from HP.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a front camera including the DELL Precision M4800.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M4800 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Precision M4800 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The Precision M4800 has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most frequently found memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the best memory slots amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M4800 is 18GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Precision M4800 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency (3.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Precision M4800. The average maximum turbo frequency of many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M4800 is 3.2GHz.

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Eight Processor Threads

The Precision M4800 has more processor threads than most of the many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Precision M4800. Most of the notebook PCs of this age and type only have between four and seven processor threads, however this notebook PC has eight processor threads.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The Precision M4800 has a fairly big processor cache (6 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Precision M4800. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Precision M4800 the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB.

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Narrow

The DELL Precision M4800 is quite narrow (only 376 millimeters) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M4800. Many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have widths of between 240mm and 430mm, and the average width is 380mm.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Precision M4800 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Precision M4800 do have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the ENVY TouchSmart 15-j105sa, or the ENVY TouchSmart 15-j105ea both from HP which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Precision M4800 have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB. With a total storage capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Precision M4800.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the ENVY TouchSmart 15-j105sa (750GB and cheaper), the ENVY TouchSmart 15-j105ea (750GB and cheaper), or the ENVY 15 (750GB and cheaper) all from HP.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Precision M4800 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the ENVY TouchSmart 15-j105sa, or the ENVY TouchSmart 15-j105ea both from HP or the Fujitsu LifeBook AH564 which is also cheaper.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800 is 250GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Heavy

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg. With a weight of 2.9 kilograms, the Precision M4800 is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M4800.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15R n5110 (2.7kg) which is also cheaper.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M4800

Released Over Three Years Ago

DELL released the Precision M4800 over three years ago.

Average Internal Memory

The Precision M4800 has a fairly average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800.

We compared all the other 8GB internal memory portable PCs to this laptop and we think the Toshiba L55T which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY x360 (12GB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL Precision M4800 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M4800.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 15.6" notebook PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the DELL Inspiron 15R n5110, or the Toshiba L55T.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the MSI GS70 (17" and cheaper).

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of this spec and age. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including the DELL Inspiron 15R n5110, or the Toshiba L55T which is cheaper.

If the storage medium of this DELL laptop is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Asus U500VZ (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
VGA Port
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Dell E-Value Code
Keyboard
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Certificates
Certification
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

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15 July 2015

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Powerful CPU performance
Excellent GPU performance
32GB of memory available
Huge array of expansion ports
Powerful performance and graphics
TN screen has poor colour reproduction
Hybrid hard disks aren't great
Like most workstations, it's big, heavy and ugly
Belowaverage battery life
Small touchpad
18 November 2014

We last reviewed a Dell mobile workstation in March 2013, when we looked at the Precision M6700, a generously configured, extremely speedy system, with a 17.3" display ? and a cost of more than... Read more…

7 July 2014

High-DPI displays are the flavour of the moment, but the Dell Precision M4800 marks the first time we've seen such a screen on a business-class machine. Not only is its 15.6in panel super crisp at... Read more…

We liked It's powerful, oh yes, it's powerful! The M4800 is undoubtedly capable of running any high-end design software you can think of. It will work brilliantly for video editing, rendering,...

2 June 2014

The Dell Precision M4800 is hardly going to appeal to students looking for a laptop to take to college, but design professionals who need a portable machine with real 3D grunt will be pleasantly...

21 January 2014

The spectacular screen on the Dell Precision M4800 will make maximum impact in the high-end video and CAD space. That screen comes at a price however ? this less than portable workstation...

20 January 2014

The screen is the first clue to the target market of the Dell Precision M4800. The 15.6-inch panel is labelled Quad HD+ which in plain English is a resolution of 3200 x 1800 pixels. That level of... Read more…

15 January 2014

The Dell Precision M4800 workstation provides powerful performance and a sharp QHD+ screen in a secure and durable design...

25 October 2013

Dell Precision M4800 Workstation Dell has splendidly updated its 15-inch mobile Precision M4800 workstation. Many things that could be improved were improved. While the components inside have...

1 June 2012

The Dell Precision T1600 doesn't try as much as other workstations to worm its way on your shopping list. At least not with its simple design. This is the kind of system bent on proving its worth...

Speedy workstation-class components
ISV certifications
Tool-less expansion
Supports dual graphics cards
3-year warranty
Limited hard drive expansion space
No USB 3.0
No FireWire, nor eSATA
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell k2100, dell i74800, dell k2100m, dell i74800m, dell i74800mq
Barcodes 05397063424184
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