Close

Loading image...
DELL Precision M2800
10 Images

DELL Precision M2800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.3GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.3GHz 16GB Mar 2015
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
Massive Performance, Without The Mass.Touch enabled Windows 8.1 with the thinnest and lightest 15" mobile workstation provide your creative projects with the performance they need, featuring a new... More
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

25 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Precision M2800 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Precision M2800. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of many processor cores laptops that were released one year ago is 2GB and the biggest is 64GB.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

Chart Edit

DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

DELL many processor cores laptops have good reviews on average and across all laptops DELL is one of the superior manufacturers.

Quite Big Internal Memory

The Precision M2800 has a quite big internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than a year ago. Many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the Precision M2800 have internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB.

Chart Edit

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Precision M2800 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also have a full-size keyboard.

Chart Edit

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

Chart Edit

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out more than a year ago, the Precision M2800 has a front camera.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Precision M2800 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this DELL notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of this spec and age is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

Chart Edit

SSD Storage Media

The Precision M2800 has an SSD storage media which is better than most notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. Most many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it have an HDD storage media. 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.

This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of notebook PC is HDD.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Light

With a weight of only 1.9 kilograms, the Precision M2800 is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M2800. Laptops that were released one year ago have weights of between 980g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.4kg.

Chart Edit

802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on many processor cores laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than a year is 8.1GB, the biggest is 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 25GB. At 32,768 megabytes, the DELL Precision M2800 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

Chart Edit

Has a Touchscreen

The DELL Precision M2800 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the Precision M2800 do not have a touchscreen.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Cache Memory

The cache memorys of many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than a year range from 2MB to 6MB, and the average cache memory is 4.8MB. At 6 megabytes, the Precision M2800 has a quite big cache memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Precision M2800.

Chart Edit

L3 Processor Cache

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

Chart Edit

Very Fast Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)

When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M2800, the wi-Fi data rate (max) of the DELL Precision M2800 of 867 megabits per second is one of the fastest. Across all the laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M2800 the wi-Fi data rate (max)s range from 150 Mbit/s to 870 Mbit/s, and the average wi-Fi data rate (max) is 370 Mbit/s.

Chart Edit

Very Bright Display Brightness

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Precision M2800 that we have checked the display brightness of, the DELL Precision M2800's display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter is one of the brightest. The display brightnesss of similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

Chart Edit

Two USB Sleep-and-Charge Portss

The DELL Precision M2800 is a two USB Sleep-and-Charge ports portable PC.

Chart Edit

Quite High Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M2800 is 1W and the highest is 4W. At 2 Watts, the Precision M2800 has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Precision M2800.

Chart Edit

Windows 8 Optional Operating System Supplied

The DELL Precision M2800 has a Windows 8 optional operating system supplied which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it have a Windows 7 Professional optional operating system supplied. Across all laptops of a similar age and type to the Precision M2800 the optional operating system ranges from Windows 10 Pro to Windows 8.1 Pro.

Chart Edit

1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

Chart Edit

GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Chart Edit

Very Short Power Adapter Height

At only 22 millimeters, the DELL Precision M2800 has a fairly short power adapter height compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the Precision M2800. The power adapter heights of laptops that came out around the same time as the Precision M2800 range from 22mm to 330mm.

Chart Edit

Very Narrow Power Adapter Width

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Precision M2800 have power adapter widths of between 66mm and 450mm, and the average power adapter width is 140mm. The Precision M2800 has one of the narrower power adapter widths (only 66 millimeters) amongst laptops of this age.

Chart Edit

10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on many processor cores laptops that were released more than a year ago.

Chart Edit

3 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Precision M2800 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M2800. The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M2800 is 740GB.

Chart Edit

Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

Chart Edit

3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M2800

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.3 gigahertz, the DELL Precision M2800 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

Chart Edit

Average Display Diagonal

The Precision M2800 has a relatively average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Precision M2800.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 15.6" laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 755[plb_2319127_price] is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the MSI PE70 2QE[plb_2953236_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
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
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
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 OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Thunderbolt 2 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Dell E-Value Code
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Optional Operating System Supplied
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Recovery Operating System
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
Intel® RealSense Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
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 Enhanced Halt State
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 Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Power Adapter Height
Power Adapter Depth
Power Adapter Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

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…

« Prev 1 of 6 Next »

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…

Ease of use and accurate
Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful
Lap button could be the main in front of device
Battery
The phone arrived with a modified version of the MIUI OS: some bloatware apps were installed, some base OS apps were removed, and old versions of Google Apps were preloaded. This caused the phone to s
The experience was so bad I flashed stock MIUI. The process was relatively simple (download image, and reflash from stock bootloader) and fixed all the issues I was having with the phone. The only dif
With stock MIUI I found some OS features started working properly (e. g. selecting custom ringtones, font issues in the messaging app, contacts integration with the dialer) and the user experience is

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ca004m3800mumws
Barcodes 04053162838338, 05054629723166, 05397063655205, 05397063709533, 05397063729821, 05397063732920, 05397063736317, 05397063739325, 05397063741779, 05397063774524

Save Money with These Great Laptop Vouchers & Offers

£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off all Apple Macs over £350
Valid 20 Apr 16 - 21 Apr 17
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17
10% Off
Voucher
Dell are Offering 10% Off selected laptops
Valid 12 Jan 17 - 1 Feb 17
Fold-away Desk in Oak-Effect Finish for £39.98 With Free Delivery
Offer
This practical desk can be a convenient solution for a computer or laptop and can be easily folded away when not in use
Valid 16 Jan 17 - 16 Apr 17

See How Other Laptops Compare to the DELL Precision M2800

Precision M4800 vs Precision M2800

DELL Precision M4800 vs DELL Precision M2800
DELL Precision M4800
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.9GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 15.6"
DELL Precision M2800
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.3GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 15.6"
£ 1,900.06
Marginally Better Expert Reviews
Bigger Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
50% Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Bigger Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
35% Heavier
2% Bigger Non-Operating Shock

Lenovo G50-45 vs DELL Precision M2800

Lenovo G50-45 vs DELL Precision M2800
Lenovo G50-45
4 core AMD A 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
DELL Precision M2800
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.3GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 15.6"
£ 289.00
One More USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
244GB Bigger Total Storage Capacity
2x Smaller Processor Cache
Four Less Processor Threadss
Feedback