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DELL Precision M4800
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DELL Precision M4800 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Jan 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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23 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

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

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Precision M4800 the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2. With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the Precision M4800 has a fairly new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M4800.

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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. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all DELL laptops and also specifically for DELL medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the DELL Precision M4800 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M4800.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M4800.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800 range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. The Precision M4800 has a quite fast processor clock speed (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If this laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T440p (2.6GHz), or the Fujitsu LifeBook E544 (2.6GHz).

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. In addition, this DELL portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of this age and type.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of this age and type the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Precision M4800 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M4800.

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Has a Front Camera

The Precision M4800 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Precision M4800 also have a front camera.

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Nine Battery Cells

The Precision M4800 has more battery cells than most of the similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago. This notebook PC is a nine battery cell count portable PC compared to most of the comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and eight battery cells.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Very Big Operating Shock

Across all the portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800 the operating shocks range from 10G to 140G. When compared to other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Precision M4800 that we have checked, the Precision M4800's operating shock of 140 gravity is one of the biggest.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL Precision M4800 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Precision M4800 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M4800 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The Precision M4800 has one of the biggest maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. The Precision M4800 has a very big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

When compared to other laptops that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800 that we have assessed, the battery capacity of the Precision M4800 of 97 watt-hours is one of the biggest. The average battery capacity of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M4800 is 50Wh, and the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago. 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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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Precision M4800 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. At 2.9 kilograms, the Precision M4800 is quite heavy compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Precision M4800.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP Probook 470 (2.9kg).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

The average non-operating shock of laptops of a similar age and type to the Precision M4800 is 120G. At 163 gravity, the Precision M4800 has a fairly big non-operating shock compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800.

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Thick

The thinnest laptop of this age and spec is 2.4mm thick, the thickest is 300mm, and the average height is 27mm. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M4800 that we have checked, the height of the Precision M4800 of 39.9 millimeters is one of the thickest.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M4800

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this laptop was released.

Average Screen Size

The DELL Precision M4800 has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Built-In Wi-Fi Switch
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Optional Operating System Supplied
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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