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DELL Precision M6800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 500GB 17.3" Laptop

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21 Reasons For

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops that have been around for more than a year is 840MHz and the fastest is 1,400MHz. At 1,300 megahertz, the DELL Precision M6800 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the Precision M6800 has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Precision M6800 have PCI Express slot versions of between 2 and 3.

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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 notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable 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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DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

DELL many processor core portable PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops DELL is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Fairly Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of portable PCs that have been available 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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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 a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M6800.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.8 gigahertz, the DELL Precision M6800 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.3GHz.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the HP ZBook 17[plb_2814963_price] (2.9GHz).

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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 are a comparable age 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 laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Precision M6800 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M6800.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite L50-C[plb_2992748_price] is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Precision M6800 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this type and age. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This DELL portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Precision M6800 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Precision M6800 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M6800 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 common memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the best memory slots across all notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M6800.

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

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M6800, the maximum internal memory of the Precision M6800 of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M6800 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 32 gigabytes, the Precision M6800 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M6800. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M6800 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 20GB.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Precision M6800 has a very fast maximum turbo frequency (3.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Precision M6800. The maximum turbo frequencies of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M6800 range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.1GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

The DELL Precision M6800 has a better processor cache level than most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, whereas most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have a L2 processor cache.

A L3 processor cache is in fact the best processor cache level across all laptops of this age and type.

The worst processor cache level across comparable types of portable PC is L2.

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Nine Battery Cells

The DELL Precision M6800 is a nine battery cell count notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The DELL Precision M6800 has one of the bigger battery capacities (97 watt-hours) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The battery capacities of notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year range from 22Wh to 2,700Wh.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M6800 is 32GB and the biggest is 2.2TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M6800 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M6800.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to 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 DELL Precision M6800 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most laptops of a similar age and type to it. Most portable PCs that were released one year ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all laptops of this age and type.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year that we have assessed the weight of, the DELL Precision M6800's weight of 3.6 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The weights of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M6800 range from 580g to 3.8kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M6800

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Precision M6800 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Specification

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PCI Express Lane (max)
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Processor Series
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PCI Express Configuration
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Memory
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Memory
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Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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Optical Drive
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
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Numeric Keypad
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Pointing Device
Operating System/software
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Bundled Software
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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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Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
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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)
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Weight
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
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RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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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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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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