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DELL Precision M4800
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DELL Precision M4800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx Extreme 3GHz 32GB 512GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 3GHz 32GB 512GB Apr 2014
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20 Reasons For

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 on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the laptops that are a similar age to the Precision M4800 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz. When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800, the DELL Precision M4800's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,350 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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

Most portable PCs of a similar type and 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

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

Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other notebook PCs of this spec and age that we have checked the processor clock speed of, the DELL Precision M4800's processor clock speed of 3 gigahertz is one of the fastest. The processor clock speeds of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800 range from 1GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 3GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the HP ZBook 17[plb_2320155_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 8.4GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M4800 that we have checked the internal memory of, the DELL Precision M4800's internal memory of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

We compared all the other 32GB internal memory laptops to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the HP ZBook 17[plb_2320155_price] is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Precision M4800 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this type and age.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Precision M4800 has a better processor family than most laptops that are a comparable age to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an AMD E processor family. Across all similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800 the worst processor family is Intel High End Desktop Processors and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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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 type. Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this DELL notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Precision M4800.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Precision M4800 has a better storage medium than most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium across all many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Across similar types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

The Precision M4800 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800 also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL Precision M4800 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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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 a 2x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most common memory slots.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the best memory slots across all laptops that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800.

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

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most of the other laptops of this type and age only have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, however the Precision M4800 has 512 solid-state drive capacity.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Precision M4800, the Precision M4800's maximum turbo frequency of 3.9 gigahertz is one of the fastest. Similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M4800 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.9GHz.

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Very Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 8 megabytes, the DELL Precision M4800's processor cache is one of the biggest amongst many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800. The smallest processor cache of laptops of this type and age is 2MB, the biggest is 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.8MB.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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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 type and age to it.

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7 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 comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Precision M4800.

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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 notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Precision M4800 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Heavy

Many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M4800 have weights of between 430g and 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. At 2.9 kilograms, the Precision M4800 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the HP Probook 470[plb_1623572_price] (2.9kg), or the DELL Precision M4800[plb_2100133_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 the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most laptops of this type and age.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M4800.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of portable PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Thick

At 39.9 millimeters, the Precision M4800 is very thick compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Precision M4800. The heights of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M4800 range from 8.6mm to 180mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M4800

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Screen Size

The DELL Precision M4800 has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If this portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the MSI GS70[plb_2308238_price] (17").

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M4800.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP Zbook 17[plb_2985456_price] (750GB).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
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
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
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 Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
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 TSX-NI
Intel TSX-NI Version
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 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 Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
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
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual 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 k2100, dell i74910, dell k2100m, dell i74910m, dell i74910mq, dell 1920x1080

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4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx Extreme 3GHz 32GB 512GB SSD 15.6"
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4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx Extreme 3GHz 32GB 512GB SSD 15.6"
£ 578.80
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