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DELL Precision M4800
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DELL Precision M4800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 16GB Oct 2014
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28 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Precision M4800 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,300 megahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Precision M4800. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of portable PCs that were released one year ago range from 840MHz to 1,400MHz.

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

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

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DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

On average DELL many processor core portable PCs have good reviews as do all notebook PCs manufactured by DELL.

Fairly Big Internal Memory

The DELL Precision M4800 has a quite big internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the Precision M4800. The average internal memory of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800 is 8.4GB.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the HP ZBook 17 G2[plb_3015481_price] (32GB).

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.8 gigahertz, the Precision M4800 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M4800. The slowest processor clock speed of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Precision M4800 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.3GHz.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the DELL Precision M4800[plb_2527995_price] (2.9GHz).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M4800, the Precision M4800 has a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800, the Precision M4800 has a front camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite L50-C[plb_2992748_price].

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type. This DELL laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of this type and age the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The DELL Precision M4800 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M4800.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of notebook PC is HDD.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The Precision M4800 has a fairly long battery life (10 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Precision M4800. Many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M4800 have battery lifes of between 3.1h and 5,200h.

If you would prefer a laptop with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 15[plb_2447535_price] (11h).

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L3 Processor Cache

The Precision M4800 has a L3 processor cache which is better than the L2 processor cache found on most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

A L3 processor cache is actually the best processor cache level across all similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst processor cache level is L2.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Precision M4800 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Very Big Operating Shock

The smallest operating shock of similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago is 10G and the biggest is 140G. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M4800, the operating shock of the DELL Precision M4800 of 140 gravity is one of the biggest.

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Nine Battery Cells

The Precision M4800 has more battery cells than most of the notebook PCs of this spec and age. This portable PC is a nine battery cell count notebook PC compared to most of the many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago which only have between two and eight battery cells.

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Very Big Cache Memory

With a cache memory of 8 megabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has a very big cache memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800 have cache memories of between 2MB and 8MB, and the average cache memory is 4.1MB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops of this spec and age.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The DELL Precision M4800 has a very big processor cache (8 megabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The average processor cache of similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M4800 is 4.2MB.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the Precision M4800 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

This portable PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots across all many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M4800.

The worst memory slots amongst comparable types of portable PC is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Precision M4800. Similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M4800 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.8 gigahertz, the Precision M4800 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M4800. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M4800 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.1GHz.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 400 candellas per square meter, the Precision M4800 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Precision M4800. The average display brightness of notebook PCs of this age and type is 280 cd/m².

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The Precision M4800 has a fairly big battery capacity (97 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average battery capacity of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M4800 is 77Wh.

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Windows 8 Optional Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro optional operating system, which is the most frequently found optional operating system on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Narrow

At only 376 millimeters, the DELL Precision M4800 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. The narrowest many processor core laptop that was launched more than a year ago is 260mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 380mm.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800. The average total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago is 780GB.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Precision M4800 has a very small hard drive capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The hard drive capacity of laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M4800 range from 250GB to 2TB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL Precision M4800 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M4800 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

The lightest many processor core laptop that has been around for a comparable time to the Precision M4800 is 580g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. At 2.9 kilograms, the Precision M4800 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800.

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Thick

The DELL Precision M4800 is one of the thickest comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year (39.9 millimeters) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average height of notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 27mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M4800

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Screen Size

The DELL Precision M4800 has a relatively typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800.

If this DELL notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the HP Pavilion 17[plb_2369287_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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 (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
VGA Port
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

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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...

31 January 2014

Stupendous power for a laptop and an excellent display, but the price is very high...

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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Barcodes 05397063419760, 05397063424191, 05397063425846, 05397063429295, 05397063429301, 05397063434138, 05397063538911, 05397063624362, 05397063642984, 05397063653478, 05397063779802, 08841161386174
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