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DELL Precision M3800
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DELL Precision M3800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Mar 2014
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12 Reasons For

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

The DELL Precision M3800 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Based on 4,167 expert and owner reviews, DELL has good ratings for its portable PCs. DELL also has good ratings specifically for its many processor cores notebook PCs.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Precision M3800 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of this age and spec support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This 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 amongst all many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M3800.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M3800, the Precision M3800 has a front camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the DELL Precision M3800 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops that were released around the same time as the Precision M3800.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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Light

At only 1.9 kilograms, the Precision M3800 is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M3800. The lightest portable PC that has been around for around the same time as the Precision M3800 is 430g heavy and the heaviest is 4.8kg.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M3800 have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB. At 6 megabytes, the DELL Precision M3800 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Precision M3800.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The Precision M3800 has more processor threadss than most of the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Precision M3800. This DELL portable PC is a eight processor threads laptop compared to most of the many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago which only have between four and seven processor threadss.

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Has a Touchscreen

The DELL Precision M3800 has a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M3800 do not have a touchscreen.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Precision M3800 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M3800 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

Similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M3800 have hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys of between 500GB and 1TB. The Precision M3800 has one of the smaller hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys (only 500 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Precision M3800 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard across all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Precision M3800.

The best Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of notebook PC is 802.11n.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M3800

Released Over Three Years Ago

This DELL laptop was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the Precision M3800 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M3800.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M3800 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the DELL Precision M3800 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Precision M3800.

If you are looking for a bigger display diagonal then you might want to look at the HP 17[plb_2591227_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M3800 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M3800.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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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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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Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 64, dell 64b, dell 64bi, dell 4712, dell 64bit, dell 4712h, dell 4712hq, dell p220538, dell p220538p, ca002pm38009mumws, ca002pm38009mumwsd
Barcodes 05397063420278, 05397063426201, 05397063426225, 05397063431427, 05397063431557, 05397063432431, 05397063432448, 05397063433278, 05397063433285, 05397063539277, 05397063623426

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