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DELL Precision M2800

DELL Precision M2800 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB Jul 2015
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The Dell Precision M2800 is ISV certified and delivers great performance for applications like Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Cloud, Dassault Systemes Solidworks, and more. It... More
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19 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The DELL Precision M2800 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

The oldest PCI Express slots version of notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.1. The Precision M2800 has a very new PCI Express slots version (3) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M2800.

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

The Precision M2800 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M2800 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Precision M2800 is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz. The Precision M2800 has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,250 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 100MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. The Precision M2800 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (400 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M2800.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

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

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.7 gigahertz, the Precision M2800 has one of the fastest processor frequencys amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The slowest processor frequency of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Precision M2800 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3GHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Precision M2800 has a better processor family than most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all notebook PCs of this spec and age the processor family ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M2800, the Precision M2800 has a full-size keyboard.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Precision M2800 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M2800.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year, the Precision M2800 has a front camera.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The Precision M2800 has one of the fastest hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of laptops of this age and spec is 2.9GHz. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago that we have checked the processor boost frequency of, the DELL Precision M2800's processor boost frequency of 3.4 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most laptops that have been available for more than a year have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the DELL Precision M2800 which has six number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

When compared to other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Precision M2800 that we have checked, the battery capacity (Watt hours) of the DELL Precision M2800 of 65 watt-hours is one of the biggest. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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4 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Precision M2800 do not have a touchscreen. The DELL Precision M2800 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

Similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Precision M2800 have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg. The Precision M2800 is one of the heavier medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M2800 (2.6 kilograms) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M2800

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M2800 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Precision M2800 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M2800.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M2800 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Precision M2800.

If this DELL laptop total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB and higher rated).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
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
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Certification
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(28)
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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Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful
Lap button could be the main in front of device
Battery
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 64, dell 64b, dell 4210, dell 64bi, dell 4310, dell 4310m, dell 4210m, dell 64bit, dell p222516, dell p231536, dell p222516p, dell p231536p
Barcodes 05397063779680

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