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DELL Precision M3800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB 500GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB Apr 2014
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Create From Virtually AnywhereIncredible 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 lb1 (1.88 kg). On-the-spot... More
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to it.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

On average DELL many processor cores laptops have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all notebook PCs produced by DELL.

Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Precision M3800 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M3800 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 16GB internal memory laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the Medion Erazer X7821 is also worth considering.

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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 many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

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

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Precision M3800 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to it. 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

The Precision M3800 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Precision M3800.

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Light

At only 1.9 kilograms, the Precision M3800 is fairly light compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. The average weight of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M3800 is 2.5kg, and the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the DELL Precision M3800 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The average processor cache of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 4.7MB.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The Precision M3800 has more processor threadss than most of the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M3800. Most of the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M3800 only have between four and seven processor threadss, however this portable PC has eight processor threadss.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Precision M3800 which do not have a touchscreen, the Precision M3800 has a touchscreen.

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500 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago have between 8 and 5,111 solid-state drive capacitys, including the Precision M3800 which has 500 solid-state drive capacitys.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec 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 have been around for a comparable time to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Precision M3800 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than two years the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB. With a total storage capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Precision M3800 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the DELL Precision M3800 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M3800

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the Precision M3800 over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The Precision M3800 has a fairly average processor frequency (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

Portable PCs with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth looking at include the Asus NX500JK (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Precision M3800 has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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 Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
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
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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
Supported Instruction Sets
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)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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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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