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DELL Precision M6800
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DELL Precision M6800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 17.3" Laptop

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29 Reasons For

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of laptops of this age and type range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,300 megahertz, the Precision M6800's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is one of the fastest amongst many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M6800.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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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 laptops 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

At 4 gigabytes, the Precision M6800 has a very big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Precision M6800 is 2.5GB.

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DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews

Many processor core portable PCs produced by DELL have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just many processor core portable PCs) and found that DELL also has good reviews across its entire range.

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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this spec and age.

The worst display resolution across similar types of notebook PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The Precision M6800 has one of the bigger screen sizes (17.3 inches) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The screen sizes of laptops that were released around the same time as the Precision M6800 range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 16".

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M6800 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Precision M6800 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Toshiba Tecra W50 (£2,258.39) (32GB).

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Precision M6800 that we have checked, the processor clock speed of the Precision M6800 of 2.8 gigahertz is one of the fastest. Many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M6800 have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec, the DELL Precision M6800 has a full-size keyboard.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. 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 came out more than two years ago.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

The Precision M6800 has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago 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 available for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

The Precision M6800 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M6800 also have a front camera.

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Nine Battery Cells

Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Precision M6800 only have between two and eight battery cells, however the DELL Precision M6800 has nine battery cells.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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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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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the DELL Precision M6800 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is in fact the best memory slots amongst all notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Precision M6800.

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

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Precision M6800 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M6800 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Precision M6800 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) (32 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M6800 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Precision M6800 that we have assessed, the Precision M6800's maximum turbo frequency of 3.8 gigahertz is one of the fastest. The maximum turbo frequencies of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M6800 range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Eight Processor Threads

The Precision M6800 is a eight processor thread notebook PC.

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Very Big Processor Cache

Portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M6800 have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.8MB. When compared to other laptops that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the processor cache of the Precision M6800 of 8 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of this spec and age is 1GB, the biggest is 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.4GB. When compared to other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M6800 that we have checked, the discrete graphics adapter memory of the Precision M6800 of 4,096 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

At 97 watt-hours, the DELL Precision M6800 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M6800. The battery capacities of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M6800 range from 30Wh to 100Wh.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The speaker power of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Precision M6800 range from 1W to 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.8W. The Precision M6800 has one of the higher speaker power (2 Watts) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on laptops of this age and spec.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the Precision M6800 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Across all the similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 710GB.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo 11e (£384.00) (500GB).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M6800, the DELL Precision M6800 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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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 have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Precision M6800 has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The smallest hard drive capacity of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M6800 is 250GB and the biggest is 2TB.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The DELL Precision M6800 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of laptop.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Heavy

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. With a weight of 3.6 kilograms, the DELL Precision M6800 is very heavy compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the DELL Precision M6700 (£699.99) (3.5kg).

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Thick

Across all the portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M6800 the heights range from 8.6mm to 180mm, and the average height is 29mm. When compared to other laptops of this spec and age, the Precision M6800's height of 40.4 millimeters is one of the thickest.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL Precision M6800

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the Precision M6800 over two years ago.

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
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Size
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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 Resolution
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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Dell E-Value Code
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
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 Demand Based Switching
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
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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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

(1)
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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Product Identifiers

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