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DELL Precision M4800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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20 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops that were released one year ago is 25GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 64GB.

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

Most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to 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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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We calculated the average ratings for all DELL portable PCs and also specifically for DELL many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings compared to other brands.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Precision M4800 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (400 megahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Precision M4800 is 200MHz and the fastest is 850MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The DELL Precision M4800 has a maximum display resolution of 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.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Precision M4800 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year 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 the most frequently found processor family on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Precision M4800 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than a year ago also have a front camera.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to look at including the Toshiba Satellite L50-C[plb_2992748_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

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

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the Precision M4800's maximum internal memory (64-bit) is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Precision M4800. Many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800 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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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of laptops of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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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 laptop, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is in fact the best memory slots across all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M4800.

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

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Precision M4800 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M4800. The slowest hard drive speed of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Precision M4800 is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL Precision M4800 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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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 notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

A L3 processor cache is actually the best processor cache level across all laptops of this age and type.

The worst processor cache level across similar types of notebook PC is L2.

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Six Battery Cells

The Precision M4800 is a six battery cell count laptop.

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Narrow

With a width of only 376 millimeters, the DELL Precision M4800 is one of the narrower notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M4800 amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The widths of many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M4800 range from 260mm to 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 typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time 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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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800 have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 2.2TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of this type and age 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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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M4800 is 840GB. The DELL Precision M4800 has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) 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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Heavy

The lightest many processor core laptop that was released around the same time as the Precision M4800 is 580g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.4kg. At 2.9 kilograms, the Precision M4800 is quite heavy compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the DELL Precision M4800[plb_2527995_price] (2.9kg).

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The DELL Precision M4800 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. Most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard across all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800.

The best Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of laptop is 802.11n.

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Thick

When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M4800 that we have assessed, the Precision M4800's height of 39.9 millimeters is one of the thickest. Many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M4800 have heights of between 8.9mm and 55mm, and the average height is 27mm.

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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 this notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the Precision M4800 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Precision M4800.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite P50T-B[plb_2803100_price] (2.6GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Screen Size

The Precision M4800 has a relatively average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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 Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
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
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
Disc
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Built-In Wi-Fi Switch
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
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
Included Driver
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
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 Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell k2100, dell k1100, dell i74810, dell k2100m, dell k1100m, dell i74800, dell i74800m, dell i74810m, dell i74800mq, dell i74810mq

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