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DELL Precision M4800
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DELL Precision M4800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 16GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 16GB Apr 2015
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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on nineteen expert reviews from sites including Techradar, PC Advisor.co.uk, Laptopmag.com and notebookcheck.net the average expert rating of this laptop is 86 out of 100. If all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age are ranked by average expert review score then this many processor core notebook PC is in the top 4%.

Robust

Some customers who purchased it wrote that it was strong and durable.

One DELL Precision M4800 owner wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Expert website Notebookcheck.net gave this laptop a rating of 5 stars and wrote “Besides their high-quality build, good configuration” in their review of the DELL Precision M4800.

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Nice Design

Some DELL Precision M4800 reviewers who bought this laptop reckoned that it was good looking. Laptopmag.com mentioned “Graphic-intensive tasks, this workstation combines an Intel Core i7 processor with Nvidia Quadro graphics in an elegant and durable chassis” in their review. Expert review site Techradar.com wrote “The Dell Precision M4800 is more in keeping with the traditional appearance of the Precision line” in their review of this laptop.

One DELL Precision M4800 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was a good design. Expert website Laptopmag.com mentioned “A sharp QHD+ screen in a secure and durable design” in their review of the DELL Precision M4800.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,300 megahertz, the DELL Precision M4800 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Precision M4800. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M4800 is 1,100MHz.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 25GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800 the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3. The Precision M4800 has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions (3) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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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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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800 is 380MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 400 megahertz, the Precision M4800 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Good Brand

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800. Notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Precision M4800 have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 16GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Y50 ($1,955.73), or the DELL Precision M6800.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other laptops of this spec and age that we have assessed the processor clock speed of, the DELL Precision M4800's processor clock speed of 2.9 gigahertz is one of the fastest. Many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800 have processor clock speeds of between 1.3GHz and 3.1GHz.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 2.9GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including the DELL Precision M6800 which has better reviews.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M4800, the Precision M4800 has a full-size keyboard.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including the Samsung ATIV Book 8, or the DELL Precision M6800 which has better reviews.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Precision M4800 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of this age and type is 750GB, and the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2.2TB.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1TB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung ATIV Book 8.

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Has a Front Camera

The Precision M4800 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Precision M4800 also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung ATIV Book 8.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Precision M4800 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this DELL notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M4800 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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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 actually the best memory slots amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M4800.

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

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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 Precision M4800 has a very big operating shock (140 gravity) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M4800. Laptops of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800 have operating shocks of between 10G and 140G, and the average operating shock is 77G.

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Nine Battery Cells

The Precision M4800 is a nine battery cell count laptop.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Very Big Processor Cache

At 8 megabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800 the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on many processor core portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The maximum internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Precision M4800 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Eight Processor Threads

The Precision M4800 is a eight processor thread notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M4800 only have between four and seven processor threads.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.1GHz. The Precision M4800 has a very fast maximum turbo frequency (3.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Precision M4800.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 32 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Laptops that were released one year ago have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 20GB.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

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

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Precision M4800 has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The dimmest display brightness of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M4800 is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Narrow

The Precision M4800 is fairly narrow (only 376 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Precision M4800. The narrowest notebook PC that came out more than a year ago is 260mm wide and the widest is 430mm.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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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 available for more than a year.

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5 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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.

We compared all the other laptops that have an HDD storage media to this portable PC and we think the Samsung ATIV Book 8, and the DELL Precision M3800 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this DELL portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Y50 ($1,955.73) (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800, the Precision M4800 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the HP Pro ($759.95), the DELL Precision M3800, or the Lenovo Y50 ($1,955.73) which is also higher rated.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.9 kilograms, the Precision M4800 is quite heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The lightest notebook PC of this age and spec is 980g heavy and the heaviest is 4.2kg.

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Very Big Non-Operating Shock

When compared to other laptops of a similar age and type to the Precision M4800, the non-operating shock of the DELL Precision M4800 of 163 gravity is one of the biggest. Many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M4800 have non-operating shocks of between 60G and 170G, and the average non-operating shock is 120G.

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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. The height of the Precision M4800 of 39.9 millimeters is one of the thickest amongst many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M4800

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Precision M4800 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 15.6" portable PCs currently available including the Lenovo Y50 ($1,955.73), or the Samsung ATIV Book 8 which has better reviews.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Precision M6800 (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Battery Life

At 10 hours, the DELL Precision M4800 has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
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
Tjunction
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
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
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
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
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Optional Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
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
Intel RealSense 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
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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 w10, dell w10p, dell k2100, dell i74810, dell k2100m, dell i74810m, dell i74810mq, dell 1920x1080
Barcodes 00884116170099, 05397063677801, 05397063732944, 05397063736232, 05397063795062, 08841161700994
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