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DELL Precision M2800 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Jun 2015
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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Precision M2800 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Precision M2800. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M2800 is 17GB.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Precision M2800 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however the Precision M2800 has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

At 3, the Precision M2800 has a very new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Precision M2800 have PCI Express slots versions of between 2 and 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.1.

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

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Precision M2800 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of this spec and age is 100MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 400 megahertz, the Precision M2800 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Precision M2800.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,150 megahertz, the DELL Precision M2800 has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We calculated the average reviews for all DELL laptops and also specifically for DELL medium processor cores portable PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Precision M2800 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M2800. The average processor frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M2800 is 2.2GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

Portable PCs with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Latitude 3540[plb_2905720_price] (2.7GHz and higher rated).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Precision M2800 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than a year ago. Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M2800 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Precision M2800 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than a year also have a full-size keyboard.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Precision M2800 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M2800.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The Precision M2800 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Precision M2800 also have a front camera.

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500 Number of SSDs Installeds

The DELL Precision M2800 is a 500 number of SSDs installed portable PC. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M2800 only have between 1 and 499 number of SSDs installeds.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the DELL Precision M2800 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Precision M2800. The processor boost frequencys of portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M2800 range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL Precision M2800 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Precision M2800 is a six number of battery cells portable PC.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 65 watt-hours, the DELL Precision M2800's battery capacity (Watt hours) is one of the biggest amongst medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M2800 range from 23Wh to 120Wh.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.74 gigabytes, the Precision M2800 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Precision M2800. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M2800 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. 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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Only Eight Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The DELL Precision M2800 is a eight solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M2800 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The DELL Precision M2800 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M2800 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

The DELL Precision M2800 is one of the heavier portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Precision M2800 (2.6 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Laptops of a similar type and age to the Precision M2800 have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M2800

Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the Precision M2800 over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

The Precision M2800 has a relatively standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Display Diagonal

The DELL Precision M2800 has a pretty typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Precision M2800.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Precision M2800 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Precision M2800.

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Specification

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Form Factor
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost 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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
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
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
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® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

Expert Reviews

(27)
2 February 2015

When you get a workstation like this, it's because you want to be able to work wherever you are, with the files and software that you need for the job. For this reason, the Precision M2800 we're... Read more…

19 August 2014

It's not particularly portable, but the Dell Precision M2800 is certainly an impressive mobile workstation. Solidly built and equipped with high-end components, we have just a couple of niggles:...

14 August 2014

The Precision M2800 is big and heavy, but its performance is hard to beat if you need a high-end mobile workstation for graphics, video or 3D design. Battery life is quite respectable for such a...

11 August 2014

Dell has been making an effort to slim down many of its larger 15- and 17-inch laptops recently, but the Precision M2800 is very much a high-end mobile workstation that focuses on performance... Read more…

11 August 2014

After our review of the Dell Precision M2800 , it was obvious that Dell had worked hard these past few years to refine its mobile workstations. When the CRN Test Center looked at the Precision... Read more…

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 20 January 2016 by South Dakota photog
South Dakota photog would recommend the Dell Precision M2800 (Verified Purchase)

Have no issues with this computer. Chose this one because of the i7 processor and upgraded the ram from 8 to 16 and it runs as fast and smoothly as I can ask for. Able to run multiple programs... Read more…

Reviewed 6 November 2011 by Bill Clay

These headphones should NOT be under the DJ section of this site or be associated with DJing/performing in anyway. I bought these headphones because they were under the DJ section and I trusted... Read more…

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