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DELL Precision M6800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 17" Laptop

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26 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec 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. At 1,300 megahertz, the Precision M6800 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M6800.

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

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

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M6800 is 1GB, the biggest is 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M6800 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Precision M6800.

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DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews

On average DELL many processor core portable PCs have good reviews as do all laptops produced by DELL.

Quite Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 17 inches, the Precision M6800 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M6800. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M6800 the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 16".

If this portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP ZBook 17 G2 (17.3").

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Precision M6800 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops of this age and type.

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

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.8 gigahertz, the Precision M6800 has a very fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M6800. The processor clock speeds of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M6800 range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the Fujitsu Celsius H730 (£1,978.95) (2.9GHz).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The Precision M6800 has one of the bigger internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The internal memory of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M6800 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Precision M6800 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M6800 also have a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Precision M6800 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M6800.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

The DELL Precision M6800 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most notebook PCs of this spec and age 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 actually the best storage medium amongst all laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M6800.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Precision M6800, the Precision M6800 has 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 commonly found operating system architecture on laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Precision M6800 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the Precision M6800 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most frequently found memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the best memory slots amongst all portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Precision M6800.

The worst memory slots across similar types of notebook PC is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M6800 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the Precision M6800 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Precision M6800 range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 20GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the Precision M6800 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 3.8 gigahertz, the DELL Precision M6800 has a very fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The maximum turbo frequencies of laptops of this type and age range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz.

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Very Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 8 megabytes, the DELL Precision M6800's processor cache is one of the biggest amongst notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Precision M6800. The average processor cache of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M6800 is 4.8MB, and the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Nine Battery Cells

The DELL Precision M6800 is a nine battery cell count laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M6800 only have between two and eight battery cells.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M6800 is 2.4GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 8.2GB. At 4,096 megabytes, the DELL Precision M6800 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M6800.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Precision M6800 have battery capacities of between 30Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 59Wh. At 97 watt-hours, the Precision M6800 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M6800.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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5 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops that were released around the same time as the Precision M6800 is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB. At only 256 gigabytes, the Precision M6800 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Precision M6800, the Precision M6800 does 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 laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Heavy

The average weight of laptops that were released around the same time as the Precision M6800 is 2.5kg. The weight of the Precision M6800 of 3.6 kilograms is one of the heaviest amongst many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Precision M6800.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL Precision M6700 (£699.99) (3.5kg).

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL Precision M6800

Released Over Two Years Ago

This DELL portable PC was released over two years ago.

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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 (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial 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
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
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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Manufacturer Part Numbers dell k2200, dell i74810, dell k2200m, dell i74810m, dell i74810mq

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