Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The DELL Precision M4800 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,300 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Precision M4800. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M4800 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.
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 notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Many processor core portable PCs manufactured by DELL have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just many processor core portable PCs) and found that DELL also has good reviews across its entire range.
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 the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800.
Across comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
Across all the laptops of this spec and age the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. At 2.7 gigahertz, the Precision M4800 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800.
We compared this portable PC to all the other 2.7GHz processor clock speed laptops and we think the DELL Precision M6700 (£699.99) which is cheaper is also worth considering.
Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the HP ZBook 15 (2.8GHz) which is also cheaper.
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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 laptops of this type and age.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Precision M4800 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this age and type. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.
Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M4800, the DELL Precision M4800 has a front camera.
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Precision M4800 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Precision M4800 which has four USB 3.0 ports.
4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The biggest memory slots of the Precision M4800 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most frequently found memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.
This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots across all portable PCs of this age and spec.
The worst memory slots amongst similar types of laptop is 1x SO-DIMM.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
The Precision M4800 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz.
Eight Processor Threads
Most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago only have between four and seven processor threads, however the Precision M4800 has eight processor threads.
With a width of only 376 millimeters, the Precision M4800 is one of the narrower laptops of this spec and age amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average width of many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M4800 is 380mm, and the widths range from 240mm to 430mm.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The DELL Precision M4800 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this age and type do have a full-size keyboard.
It is worth also looking at other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the HP ENVY 15.
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 came out more than two years ago also do 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 DELL XPS 15 (£1,030.93) or the Fujitsu LifeBook AH564.
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 laptops of this type and age.
Very Small Hard Drive Capacity
Laptops of this spec and age have hard drive capacity of between 250GB and 2TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M4800.
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The Precision M4800 is one of the heavier notebook PCs of this age and type (2.9 kilograms) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg.
If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Envy 15 (2.8kg), or the Probook 470 (2.9kg) both from HP or the DELL Inspiron 15R n5110 (£553.00) (2.7kg) which is also cheaper.
5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M4800
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this many processor core laptop was released.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.
If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the HP ENVY 15 (12GB and cheaper).
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL Precision M4800 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 15R n5110 (£553.00).
The Precision M4800 has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.
There are a number of alternative 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might also want to consider including the DELL Precision M6700 (£699.99) which is cheaper.
If you want a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the ENVY 15 (750GB), or the ZBook 15 (1TB) both from HP which is also cheaper.
HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this age and spec. 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.
There are a number of other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might also want to consider including the HP ZBook 15 which is cheaper.
Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the Asus U500VZ (£649.99) (SSD) which also has a higher rating.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Waves MaxxAudio Pro
Built-In Wi-Fi Switch
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Wireless LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Dell E-Value Code
Windows 7 Professional
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
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
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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
AC Adapter Power
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Height At Rear
AC Adapter Included
FIPS, BFR/PVC free, EPEAT, CECP,CEC, WEEE, GS Mark, Green PC
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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