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DELL Precision M4800
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DELL Precision M4800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB Dec 2013
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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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24 Reasons For

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Precision M4800 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,300 megahertz) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago 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.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this type and age.

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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 laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable 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.

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DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews

DELL is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and DELL also has good reviews for its many processor core portable PCs.

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 notebook 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 across all portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800.

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

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Precision M4800 has a quite fast processor clock speed (2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M4800 have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

We compared all the other 2.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs to this laptop and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Precision M6700 (£699.99) is also worth considering.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the HP ZBook 15 (£696.97) (2.8GHz and cheaper).

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Precision M4800 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the HP ENVY 15 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the DELL Precision M4800, or the Acer Aspire V Nitro 17 (£921.47).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Precision M4800 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Precision M4800 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Precision M4800.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a front camera to this laptop and we think the Precision M4800, or the Precision M4800 both from DELL or the MSI GS70 is also worth considering.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.7 gigahertz, the DELL Precision M4800 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of laptops of this age and spec range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz.

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Nine Battery Cells

The Precision M4800 is a nine battery cell count notebook PC.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to 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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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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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 a 2x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the best memory slots amongst all similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800.

The worst memory slots amongst similar types of portable PC is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Precision M4800 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Precision M4800 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Precision M4800 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops of this age and spec.

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Very Big Operating Shock

The operating shocks of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Precision M4800 range from 10G to 140G. With an operating shock of 140 gravity, the Precision M4800 has a very big operating shock compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Precision M4800.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

At 97 watt-hours, the Precision M4800 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M4800. Many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have battery capacities of between 30Wh and 100Wh.

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Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

The Precision M4800 has a Windows 8 recovery operating system which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have a Windows 7 Professional recovery operating system. The best recovery operating system of all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Precision M4800 is Windows 8.1 and the worst is Windows 10 Home.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL Precision M4800 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M4800 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Fujitsu LifeBook AH564; or the DELL XPS 15 (£926.99).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The DELL Precision M4800 has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB.

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Quite Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has one of the smaller hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities of many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800 range from 8GB to 1TB.

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Heavy

Across all the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800 the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. At 2.9 kilograms, the Precision M4800 is quite heavy compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M4800.

Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP Probook 470 (2.9kg and cheaper).

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the DELL Precision M4800 has a very slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average hard drive speed of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

The DELL Precision M4800 has a quite big non-operating shock (163 gravity) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the Precision M4800 the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G.

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Thick

With a height of 39.9 millimeters, the Precision M4800 is one of the thicker laptops of this type and age amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The heights of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 8.6mm to 180mm, and the average height is 29mm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M4800

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 8GB internal memory laptops and we think the HP ZBook 15 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Y50-70 (16GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL Precision M4800 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available including the DELL XPS 15 (£926.99) which has better reviews.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M4800.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Precision M6700 (£699.99) is also worth considering.

If this many processor core laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP ZBook 15 (£696.97) (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age 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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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
Front Camera
Networking
Built-In Wi-Fi Switch
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
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
Intel Trusted Execution 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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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 64, dell 64b, dell 64bi, dell 4810, dell 64bit, dell 4810m, dell k2100, dell k1100, dell i74800, dell i74810, dell 4810mq, dell k2100m, dell k1100m, dell i74800m, dell i74810m, dell p218638, dell p222517, dell p218638p, dell p222517p, dell i74800mq, dell i74810mq, ca005pm480011mumws, ca003pm480011mumws
Barcodes 05397063419746, 05397063421411, 05397063425839, 05397063429288, 05397063429325, 05397063434107, 05397063538898, 05397063538904, 05397063624355, 05397063624379, 05397063625482, 05397063642960, 05397063642977, 05397063643042, 05397063643059

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