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DELL Precision M4800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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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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28 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,300 megahertz, the Precision M4800 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800 the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3. At 3, the Precision M4800 has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Precision M4800.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M4800. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 64GB.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Precision M4800 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A 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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the DELL Precision M4800 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M4800 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 850MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 380MHz. The DELL Precision M4800 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (400 megahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M4800.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

DELL many processor core portable PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops DELL is one of the superior manufacturers.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.8 gigahertz, the Precision M4800 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of this spec and age have processor clock speeds of between 1.3GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.3GHz.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 2.8GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including the HP ZBook 15[plb_2499103_price] which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the DELL Precision M4800[plb_2527995_price] (2.9GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Precision M4800 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also have a full-size keyboard.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the ZBook 15[pl_2499103_price], or the ZBook 17[pl_2689135_price] both from HP or the DELL Precision M4800[plb_2527995_price].

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Has a Front Camera

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

Other laptops with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider include cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP ZBook 15[plb_2499103_price].

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a front camera including the MSI WT72 2OM[plb_2872289_price], or the Fujitsu Celsius H730[plb_2698783_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Precision M4800 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Precision M4800 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

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

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes, the Precision M4800 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Precision M4800. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops that were released one year ago is 2GB, the biggest is 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 21GB.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

The average operating shock of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M4800 is 77G, and the operating shocks range from 10G to 140G. The Precision M4800 has one of the bigger operating shocks (140 gravity) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Nine Battery Cells

The Precision M4800 has more battery cells than most of the similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M4800. This portable PC is a nine battery cell count portable PC compared to most of the notebook PCs of this age and type which only have between two and eight battery cells.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on many processor core portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops that are a similar age to the Precision M4800 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800 is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.1GHz. The maximum turbo frequency of the Precision M4800 of 3.8 gigahertz is one of the fastest amongst portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M4800.

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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 a 2x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots across all notebook PCs of this age and type.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is the worst memory slots across similar types of laptop.

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Quite Big Cache Memory

At 6 megabytes, the Precision M4800 has a fairly big cache memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M4800 the cache memories range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average cache memory is 4.2MB.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The Precision M4800 has one of the bigger battery capacities (97 watt-hours) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The battery capacities of many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago range from 23Wh to 2,700Wh.

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Narrow

The average width of laptops that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800 is 380mm. With a width of only 376 millimeters, the Precision M4800 is one of the narrower comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M4800 amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it. 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.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Precision M4800 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The DELL Precision M4800 has a fairly small hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Precision M4800. The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities of laptops that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800 range from 8GB to 1TB.

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Heavy

The DELL Precision M4800 is one of the heavier many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800 (2.9 kilograms) amongst laptops of this age. The lightest notebook PC of a comparable spec and age to the Precision M4800 is 980g heavy, the heaviest is 4.2kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the W540[pl_2252724_price] (2.5kg), the W540[pl_2205058_price] (2.5kg), or the W540[pl_2189487_price] (2.7kg) all from Lenovo.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Shock

At 163 gravity, the Precision M4800 has a quite big non-operating shock compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Precision M4800. Across all the laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M4800 the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 170G.

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Very Thick

Many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M4800 have heights of between 15mm and 48mm, and the average height is 27mm. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M4800 that we have checked, the Precision M4800's height of 39.9 millimeters is one of the thickest.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M4800

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the Precision M4800.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M4800.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the HP ZBook 15[plb_2499103_price] (16GB), or the DELL Precision M4800[plb_2527995_price] (16GB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Precision M4800 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

If this portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP ZBook 17[plb_2689135_price] (17.3" and cheaper).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the ZBook 15[pl_2499103_price] (512GB and cheaper), or the ZBook 17[pl_2689135_price] (1TB and cheaper) both from HP.

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Specification

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Processor Cache
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
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
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
Keyboard Language
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Pointing Device
Operating System/software
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Trial Software
Recovery 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)
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Processor ARK ID
Battery
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Power
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Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Cable Included
Operational Conditions
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Operating Relative Humidity Range
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Certificates
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Format

Expert Reviews

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15 July 2015

From low-cost Chromebooks to high-end hybrids, and the explosion of diverse, different-shaped Windows devices, there's a dizzying amount of choice out there for anyone looking to replace their... Read more…

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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell k2100, dell k1100, dell k2100m, dell k1100m, dell i74800, dell i74810, dell i74800m, dell i74810m, 5397063706112, dell i74800mq, dell i74810mq, ca024nfm4800mumws, ca025nfm4800mumws
Barcodes 000004800-6112, 04053162876491, 05397063423088, 05397063423095, 05397063435494, 05397063435524, 05397063435548, 05397063655120, 05397063655137, 05397063668236, 05397063670642, 05397063672004, 05397063672011, 05397063675968, 05397063706112, 05397063774623, 08592457042235, 08841161700512
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