Close

Loading image...
DELL Precision M6700
+ 1 Video

DELL Precision M6700 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

alphr.com Recommended cadalyst.com Highly Recommended hardware.info Gold Award uk.hardware.info Gold
4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Sep 2012
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
Optimize Your Mobile Productivity. Windows 7 Ultimate. Achieve outstanding productivity with 3rd Generation Intel Core i5 and i7 dual- or quad-core processor options up to ExtremeEdition and up to... More
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

19 Reasons For

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Precision M6700 that we have checked, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the Precision M6700 of 650 megahertz is one of the fastest. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M6700 is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

Chart Edit

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,250 megahertz, the Precision M6700 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M6700 is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz.

Chart Edit

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average DELL many processor core portable PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all notebook PCs built by DELL.

Quite Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the DELL Precision M6700 has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Precision M6700. The smallest screen size of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M6700 is 10" and the biggest is 18".

Chart Edit

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Precision M6700 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M6700.

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

Read more Less Chart Edit

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. At 2.6 gigahertz, the DELL Precision M6700 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M6700.

Chart Edit

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

Chart Edit

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Precision M6700 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most laptops of this spec and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This DELL notebook PC also 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 similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the Precision M6700 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz.

Chart Edit

Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Precision M6700 has one of the fastest hard drive speeds amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

Eight Processor Threads

The Precision M6700 is a eight processor thread notebook PC.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Processor Cache

The Precision M6700 has a quite big processor cache (6 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M6700. The smallest processor cache of many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M6700 is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB.

Chart Edit

L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

Chart Edit

802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

Chart Edit

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 many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

Chart Edit

Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M6700 is 1,300MHz, the fastest is 2,600MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2,100MHz. The processor clock speed of the DELL Precision M6700 of 2,600 megahertz is one of the fastest amongst portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Precision M6700.

Chart Edit

GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Chart Edit

HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other laptops of this age and type have a front camera, however the Precision M6700 does not have a front camera.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Precision M6700 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M6700.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M6700 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Precision M6700. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M6700 the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 710GB.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M6700, the DELL Precision M6700 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M6700 the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 780GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Precision M6700's hard drive capacity is one of the smallest amongst many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Heavy

The DELL Precision M6700 is very heavy (3.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M6700. The average weight of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Precision M6700 is 2.5kg.

Chart Edit

3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M6700

Released Over Four Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over four years.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M6700 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M6700.

Chart Edit

HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as 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.

Chart Edit

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
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
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Networking
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Firewire (IEEE 1394) Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
VGA Port
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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 Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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 Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Graphics Adapter Family

4 Awards

alphr.com Recommended cadalyst.com Highly Recommended hardware.info Gold Award uk.hardware.info Gold

Expert Reviews

(17)
21 March 2013

Cadalyst.com

This is our fourth review of a top-of-the-line Dell Precision mobile workstation, beginning with the Precision M6300 reviewed in October 2008. Dell's current offering, the Precision M6700, carries... Read more…

20 March 2013

Dell has created a masterpiece with it latest Precision series. No other contender we reviewed managed to fuse high-end performance with a low operating noise so well. Unfortunately, Dell blunders...

29 January 2013

The Precision M6700 may not quite live up to Dell's claim of being the most powerful portable workstation ever, at least in this specification. But it has a huge amount of performance to offer for...

9 January 2013

If we have to describe the Dell Precision M6700 in one word, that would be impressive. The Dell Precision M6700 is more than an amazing laptop, with really only one drawback. That's the weight....

Uk.hardware.info

12 December 2012

When you think about it, the enterprise workstation market really only has three key players. You have HP, who produce some excellent mobile workstations but have been stagnating horribly on the... Read more…

7 August 2012

Dell?s 17in workstation doesn?t come cheap, especially if you improve its specification with the wealth of upgrades available. However, it?s a price worth paying for those who need desktop-style...

26 July 2012

An impressive 17in workstation with few weaknesses, which justifies its high price thanks to excellence throughout...

Alphr.com

4 December 2012

Indrukwekkend... punt.De Dell Precision M6700 is een meer dan geweldige laptop, met eigenlijk maar een bezwaar: hij is niet licht. We kunnen 4,1 kg ook gewoon zwaar noemen. De M6700 is dan ook...

Hardware.info

26 February 2013

Dell z pewno?ci? przy?o?y? si? do pracy i jego flagowa stacja robocza jest warta swojej wygórowanej ceny. Znajdziemy w niej wszystko, co jest nam potrzebne do szcz??cia. Je?li jednak czego?...

31 January 2013

Obok wysokiej wydajno?ci g?ówn? zalet? Precisiona M6700 jest bezg?o?na praca przy braku obci??enia lub przy niewielkim obci??eniu podzespo?ów [dotyczy to wersji z dyskiem SSD - przyp. t?um.]....

« Prev 1 of 2 Next »

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i73720, dell i73720q, dell i73720qm

Save Money with These Great Laptop Vouchers & Offers

£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off Apple Mac orders over £350
Valid 25 Apr 16 - 25 Apr 17
20% Off
Voucher
20% Off over £80
Valid until 31 Dec 16
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17
8% Off
Voucher
GearBest Consumer Electronics Coupon_ 8% OFF
Valid 6 Aug 16 - 31 Dec 16

See How Other Laptops Compare to the DELL Precision M6700

HP ZBook 17 vs DELL Precision M6700

HP ZBook 17 vs DELL Precision M6700
HP ZBook 17
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.8GHz 16GB 750GB HDD 17.3"
DELL Precision M6700
4 core Intel Core i7-3xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 17.3"
£ 3,364.24 £699.99
Newer by Two Years
A Lot Bigger Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
50% Bigger Internal Memory
A Lot Bigger Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Vastly Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

DELL XPS 15 vs DELL Precision M6700

DELL XPS 15 vs DELL Precision M6700
DELL XPS 15
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.3GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 15.6"
DELL Precision M6700
4 core Intel Core i7-3xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 17.3"
£ 853.17 £699.99
Newer by 20 Months
Twenty-One More Awards
76% Lighter
Bigger Internal Memory
Only One USB 2.0 Port
250MHz Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

HP ZBook 17 vs DELL Precision M6700

HP ZBook 17 vs DELL Precision M6700
HP ZBook 17
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 750GB Hybrid-HDD 17.3"
DELL Precision M6700
4 core Intel Core i7-3xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 17.3"
£ 1,099.99 £699.99
One Year Newer
50% Bigger Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
50% Bigger Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
One More USB 3.0 Port
One Less USB 2.0 Port
63% Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Feedback