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DELL Precision M4800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Jul 2015
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Heavy-duty processing and graphics performance Extreme processors: No task is too big. The Dell Precision M4800 Mobile Workstation delivers no-holds-barred processing capabilities with... More
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20 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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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 Laptops Have Good Reviews

DELL has good average reviews for its many processor core portable PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

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 a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Precision M4800.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Precision M4800 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Precision M4800 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

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

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Precision M4800 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Precision M4800 also have a front camera.

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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 most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M4800 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The Precision M4800 has a fairly long battery life (10 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Precision M4800. Notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800 have battery lifes of between 3.1h and 5,200h, and the average battery life is 37h.

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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 common memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is in fact the best memory slots across all portable PCs of this spec and age.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M4800 that we have assessed, the maximum internal memory of the Precision M4800 of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago is 17GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M4800 is 20GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M4800.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched 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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L3 Processor Cache

The Precision M4800 has a better processor cache level than most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it. This DELL portable PC has a L3 processor cache, whereas most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it have a L2 processor cache.

This laptop's processor cache level (L3) is in fact the best processor cache level across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M4800.

The worst processor cache level amongst similar types of laptop is L2.

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Nine Battery Cells

The Precision M4800 has more battery cells than most of the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Precision M4800. Most of the laptops that are a similar age to the Precision M4800 only have between two and eight battery cells, however this notebook PC has nine battery cells.

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Quite Big Operating Shock

With an operating shock of 140 gravity, the DELL Precision M4800 has a quite big operating shock compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800. Portable PCs of this age and spec have operating shocks of between 10G and 140G, and the average operating shock is 76G.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Many processor core portable PCs that came out more than a year ago have battery capacities of between 22Wh and 2,700Wh, and the average battery capacity is 77Wh. At 97 watt-hours, the DELL Precision M4800 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Precision M4800.

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Narrow

The DELL Precision M4800 is fairly narrow (only 376 millimeters) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago have widths of between 260mm and 430mm, and the average width is 380mm.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

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

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6 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently 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.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M4800 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

The Precision M4800 is one of the heavier portable PCs of this age and type (2.9 kilograms) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The lightest laptop of this type and age is 580g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Shock

The non-operating shocks of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Precision M4800 range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 130G. At 163 gravity, the Precision M4800 has a quite big non-operating shock compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Thick

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Precision M4800 the heights range from 8.9mm to 55mm, and the average height is 27mm. At 39.9 millimeters, the Precision M4800 is fairly thick compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M4800.

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5 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 Processor Clock Speed

The Precision M4800 has a fairly typical processor clock speed (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.5GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including the Samsung ATIV Book 8 which has better reviews.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba X70-B (£1,189.00) (2.6GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Precision M4800 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800.

If this laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the MSI PE70 2QE (1.1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800.

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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 notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Precision M4800.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the HP ZBook 17 G2 (17.3").

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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
Conflict Free Processor
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 Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
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 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
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
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 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 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
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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 k1100, dell i74800, dell k1100m, dell i74800m, dell i74800mq
Barcodes 05397063779710, 05397063779741

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