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DELL Precision M6800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB 1.3TB HDD+SSD 17.3" Laptop

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20 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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

The Precision M6800 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Precision M6800 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Precision M6800 is 2GB and the biggest is 8GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M6800 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory capacities amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

DELL many processor core portable PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs DELL is one of the superior brands.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Precision M6800 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 portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M6800.

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

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Quite Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M6800 range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 16". The Precision M6800 has one of the bigger screen sizes (17.3 inches) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of the DELL Precision M6800 of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst notebook PCs of this age and spec. Many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M6800 have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the HP ZBook 17 G2 (32GB).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of laptops of a similar age and type to the Precision M6800 is 780GB. At 1,256 gigabyte, the DELL Precision M6800 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Precision M6800.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Precision M6800 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M6800 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Precision M6800 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M6800 also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Precision M6800 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. This DELL laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of this age and spec the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

The Precision M6800 has a L3 processor cache which is better than most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it have a L2 processor cache.

A L3 processor cache is actually the best processor cache level amongst all portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Precision M6800.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst processor cache level is L2.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Precision M6800 is 17GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Precision M6800 has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The Precision M6800 has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM laptop, which is the most common memory slots.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is in fact the best memory slots amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is the worst memory slots across similar types of portable PC.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Precision M6800 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Nine Battery Cells

The Precision M6800 is a nine battery cell count laptop.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 1GB to 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.4GB. The Precision M6800 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory (4,096 megabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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5 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type. 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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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M6800 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Precision M6800 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Precision M6800 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Precision M6800.

The best Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of portable PC is 802.11n.

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Very Heavy

The lightest portable PC of a similar spec and age to the Precision M6800 is 580g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.4kg. When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and spec that we have checked, the DELL Precision M6800's weight of 3.6 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

We compared all the other 3.6kg heavy laptops to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Precision M6800 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M6800

Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the Precision M6800 over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Precision M6800 has a fairly typical processor clock speed (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M6800.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba X70-B (£1,189.00) (2.6GHz).

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Specification

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Memory
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Memory
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Maximum Internal Memory
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
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
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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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
Disc
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
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
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
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Operating System/software
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Included Driver
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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
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Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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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
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Power
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Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

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5 August 2014

The M6800 is clearly built for business, from its hard-wearing chassis and versatile exterior to the superb keyboard and powerful professional components. It's a powerhouse, but it's thick and...

5 August 2014

The M6800 is impressive, but it's a niche product. Few employees will truly need the versatility and power offered by this machine, especially when it's this bulky and expensive. If you can...

3 July 2014

The Precision M6800 has got it where it counts, including excellent performance, build quality and a top-notch screen. Yes, it's heavy and the battery life is nothing special, but it's a serious...

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12 March 2014

The Dell Precision M3800 Professional Workstation can serve well as a desktop replacement for professionals who'd like the flexibility of being able to lug their workstation around. It has...

4 March 2014

Slim and sexy is good for travel and keeping up with the Joneses. But sometimes big and chunky is what's really needed to get the job done. And so it is in mobile workstations, where the sheer... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 6 January 2016 by St. Paul
St. Paul would recommend the Dell Precision M6800 (Verified Purchase)

Arrived quickly and in great condition...

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful

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