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DELL Precision M3800
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DELL Precision M3800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB Jan 2014
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Incredible mobility: Create on the go with a remarkably thin and light Workstation, only 0.71" (18 mm) thin with a starting weight of 4.15 lb (1.88 kg). On-the-spot performance: Edit video or... More
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14 Reasons For

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

Most portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Precision M3800 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

On average DELL many processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs built by DELL.

Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of many processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Precision M3800 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Precision M3800 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M3800 also have a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Precision M3800 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of this type and age.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The DELL Precision M3800 has an SSD storage media which is better than most many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Precision M3800.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

We compared all the other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media to this notebook PC and we think the NP905S3G[pl_1609044_price], and the NP905S3G[pl_1609044_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years, the DELL Precision M3800 has a front camera.

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Light

At only 1.9 kilograms, the Precision M3800 is fairly light compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago. The weights of many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M3800 range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.7MB. The Precision M3800 has one of the bigger processor caches (6 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Four USB Sleep-and-Charge Portss

Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age only have between one and three USB Sleep-and-Charge portss, however the Precision M3800 has four USB Sleep-and-Charge portss.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Precision M3800 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Precision M3800 do not have a touchscreen.

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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 laptops of this age and type.

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2 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Precision M3800 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The total storage capacitys of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M3800

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when DELL released the Precision M3800.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Precision M3800 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M3800.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the DELL Precision M3800 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M3800.

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Specification

Design
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Processor Family
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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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
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 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
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
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
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
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Bundled Software
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
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 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)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
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Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Certification
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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14 September 2015

What is the Dell Precision M3800 (2015)? When we reviewed the original Precision M3800 at the start of 2014, we concluded that it was one of the MacBook Pro's only valid rivals ? but that was 18... Read more…

15 July 2015

From low-cost Chromebooks to high-end hybrids, and the explosion of diverse, different-shaped Windows devices, there's a dizzying amount of choice out there for anyone looking to replace their... Read more…

20 May 2015

There's little room for error when building a mobile workstation, and for the most part, Dell got the important parts right, starting with the display. The Precision M3800 brings a 4K resolution...

Hothardware.com

14 April 2015

The Dell Precision M3800 is one of the stronger 15-inch Windows systems we've recently reviewed. It manages to better balance its pros and cons than the Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Edition and Asus...

Digitaltrends.com

16 March 2015

Dell has offered a Linux (Ubuntu) option on some laptops (and servers) for a few years now. Considering my general love for all things Linux, combined with my (often) overpowering desire to play... Read more…

18 October 2014

If you are managing a group of graphic artists, or you are a video editor the M3800 will serve you well. Also if your video editing or photo editing software are running on Windows, this one is...

21 July 2014

Good for processor and graphics-intensive tasks, but its touchpad and issues with display scaling spoils it...

11 July 2014

The Dell Precision M3800 isn't quite an all-singing workstation in a portable package, but it does provide good certified modelling and capable rendering on the move. Best of all, when you're not...

Itproportal.com

12 June 2014

Workstation laptops aren't meant to be sexy, but the Dell Precision M3800 turns convention on its head. It packs serious power into a stylish chassis that makes it look more like an Ultrabook than... Read more…

Workstation laptops aren't meant to be sexy, but the Dell Precision M3800 turns convention on its head. It packs serious power into a stylish chassis that makes it look more like an Ultrabook than... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i74712, dell i74712h, dell i74712hq
Barcodes 00884116138280, 05397063431892, 05397063732920, 08841161382800

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