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

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30 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The DELL Precision M6800 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Precision M6800 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 25GB.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of this age and spec is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 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 around for around the same time as the Precision M6800.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the Precision M6800 has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M6800. The oldest PCI Express slot version of many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M6800 is 2 and the newest is 3.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Precision M6800 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M6800. Most of the many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M6800 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however this notebook PC has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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

Most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M6800 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Precision M6800 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

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

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Quite Big Screen Size

Notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 16". The DELL Precision M6800 has a quite big screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Precision M6800.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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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 M6800 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.3GHz. The Precision M6800 has one of the fastest processor clock speeds (2.8 gigahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

If this DELL portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP ZBook 17[plb_2814963_price] (2.9GHz).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Precision M6800, the Precision M6800 has a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Precision M6800 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago also have a front camera.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might also want to consider including the Toshiba Satellite L50-C[plb_2992748_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Precision M6800 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this DELL portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of this age and type the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The DELL Precision M6800 has a fairly long battery life (10 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The average battery life of laptops that were released around the same time as the Precision M6800 is 37h, and the battery lifes range from 3.1h to 5,200h.

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Nine Battery Cells

Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age only have between two and eight battery cells, however the DELL Precision M6800 has nine battery cells.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL Precision M6800 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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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 the most frequently found memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is in fact the best memory slots amongst all comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M6800 is 5,800 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Precision M6800 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The DELL Precision M6800 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. The maximum internal memory of portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M6800 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 32 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M6800 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M6800. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to 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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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 4GHz. The Precision M6800 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency (3.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M6800.

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Eight Processor Threads

The Precision M6800 has more processor threads than most of the many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Precision M6800. Most of the laptops of this age and spec only have between four and seven processor threads, however this portable PC has eight processor threads.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of laptops of this age and type range from 2MB to 8MB. At 6 megabytes, the Precision M6800 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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L3 Processor Cache

The DELL Precision M6800 has a L3 processor cache which is better than most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. Most many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it have a L2 processor cache.

This portable PC's processor cache level (L3) is in fact the best processor cache level across all portable PCs of this type and age.

The worst processor cache level amongst similar types of portable PC is L2.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

The operating shocks of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M6800 range from 10G to 140G. With an operating shock of 140 gravity, the DELL Precision M6800 has one of the bigger operating shocks amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast Maximum WiFi Data Rate

The average maximum WiFi data rate of portable PCs of this type and age is 370 Mbit/s, and the maximum WiFi data rate range from 150 Mbit/s to 870 Mbit/s. With a maximum WiFi data rate of 867 megabits per second, the Precision M6800 has a quite fast maximum WiFi data rate compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M6800.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M6800 range from 22Wh to 2,700Wh. The Precision M6800 has one of the bigger battery capacities (97 watt-hours) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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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 age and type.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec. 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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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Many processor core portable PCs that were released more than a year ago have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 2.2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 780GB. The Precision M6800 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the HP ZBook 17 G2[plb_3015481_price] (512GB).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Precision M6800 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M6800 is 250GB and the biggest is 2TB. When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Precision M6800, the Precision M6800's hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Precision M6800 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Precision M6800.

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

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Precision M6800 the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 130G. With a non-operating shock of 163 gravity, the Precision M6800 has a quite big non-operating shock compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Very Heavy

The Precision M6800 is one of the heaviest portable PCs that came out more than a year ago (3.6 kilograms) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the laptops that were released one year ago the weights range from 580g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.4kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M6800

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Precision M6800 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M6800.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Maximum WiFi Data Rate
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Recovery 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 TSX-NI
Intel QuickPath Interconnect
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
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
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
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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