This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.
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 comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago. Laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M4800 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz.
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 laptop.
DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews
On average DELL many processor core laptops have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops built by DELL.
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.
This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all many processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago.
A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available including because of it's better review score, the N56VJ, or the U500VZ (£649.99) both from Asus.
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.7 gigahertz, the Precision M4800 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800. Across all the laptops that came out around the same time as the Precision M4800 the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3.1GHz.
+11 More reasons for
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of this type and age.
Has a Front Camera
The Precision M4800 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Precision M4800.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The Precision M4800 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.
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 many processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.
802.11n WiFi Standard
The Precision M4800 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. This notebook PC has an 802.11n WiFi standard, whereas most many processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11b WiFi standard.
An 802.11n WiFi standard is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Precision M4800.
The worst Wi-Fi standard across similar types of portable PC is 802.11a.
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 notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Precision M4800 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.
Quite Big Processor Cache
At 6 megabytes, the Precision M4800 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Precision M4800. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.6MB.
Eight Processor Threads
Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type only have between four and seven processor threads, however the Precision M4800 has eight processor threads.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
Across all the many processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M4800 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz. At 3.7 gigahertz, the Precision M4800 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The DELL Precision M4800 has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most frequently found memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.
This notebook PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M4800.
Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.
5 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The DELL Precision M4800 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years which have a full-size keyboard.
Other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider include the Asus U500VZ (£649.99) which is also higher rated.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. 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 laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might want to look at including the Asus N56VJ which has a better Rating.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Precision M4800 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity
At only 500 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The average hard drive capacity of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800 is 720GB.
+2 More reasons against
At 2.9 kilograms, the Precision M4800 is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The average weight of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M4800 is 2.5kg, and the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg.
4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M4800
Released Over Two Years Ago
This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M4800.
Average Screen Size
The DELL Precision M4800 has a relatively average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
+2 Other reasons
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
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
133, 1333, 333, 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
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
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
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…
System FeaturesDell's attention to quality engineering is evident in the Precision Tower 5810. While it's not hard for a vendor to include all kinds of value-added features at the high end ?... Read more…
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…
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…