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DELL Precision M4800
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DELL Precision M4800 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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13 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M4800 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however the DELL Precision M4800 has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

The DELL Precision M4800 has a quite new PCI Express slots version (3) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800. The average PCI Express slots version of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.2, and the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3.

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

The Precision M4800 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.

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

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M4800 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the DELL Precision M4800 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

DELL is one of the superior portable PC manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and DELL also has good ratings for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the DELL Precision M4800 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst laptops of this age. The average processor frequency of laptops of this spec and age is 2.1GHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Precision M4800 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Precision M4800 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M4800.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the laptops that were launched more than two years ago the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M4800's maximum internal memory (64-bit) is one of the biggest amongst medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800 range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 65 watt-hours, the Precision M4800 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Precision M4800.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800 is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB. The Precision M4800 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Precision M4800.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops that came out more than two years ago. 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Precision M4800, the Precision M4800 does not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Precision M4800 the weights range from 240g to 3.8kg. The Precision M4800 is one of the heavier portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800 (2.9 kilograms) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Precision M4800 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. Most medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. The worst Wi-Fi standard of all laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The DELL Precision M4800 has a fairly slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800. The average hard drive speed of laptops that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800 is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M4800

Released Over Three Years Ago

DELL released the Precision M4800 over three years ago.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800.

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Average Display Diagonal

The DELL Precision M4800 has a pretty average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The DELL Precision M4800 has a relatively standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M4800.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Built-In Wi-Fi Switch
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Optional Operating System Supplied
Trial 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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
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® Smart Cache
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)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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15 July 2015

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Powerful CPU performance
Excellent GPU performance
32GB of memory available
Huge array of expansion ports
Powerful performance and graphics
TN screen has poor colour reproduction
Hybrid hard disks aren't great
Like most workstations, it's big, heavy and ugly
Belowaverage battery life
Small touchpad
18 November 2014

We last reviewed a Dell mobile workstation in March 2013, when we looked at the Precision M6700, a generously configured, extremely speedy system, with a 17.3" display ? and a cost of more than... Read more…

7 July 2014

High-DPI displays are the flavour of the moment, but the Dell Precision M4800 marks the first time we've seen such a screen on a business-class machine. Not only is its 15.6in panel super crisp at... Read more…

We liked It's powerful, oh yes, it's powerful! The M4800 is undoubtedly capable of running any high-end design software you can think of. It will work brilliantly for video editing, rendering,...

2 June 2014

The Dell Precision M4800 is hardly going to appeal to students looking for a laptop to take to college, but design professionals who need a portable machine with real 3D grunt will be pleasantly...

21 January 2014

The spectacular screen on the Dell Precision M4800 will make maximum impact in the high-end video and CAD space. That screen comes at a price however ? this less than portable workstation...

20 January 2014

The screen is the first clue to the target market of the Dell Precision M4800. The 15.6-inch panel is labelled Quad HD+ which in plain English is a resolution of 3200 x 1800 pixels. That level of... Read more…

15 January 2014

The Dell Precision M4800 workstation provides powerful performance and a sharp QHD+ screen in a secure and durable design...

25 October 2013

Dell Precision M4800 Workstation Dell has splendidly updated its 15-inch mobile Precision M4800 workstation. Many things that could be improved were improved. While the components inside have...

1 June 2012

The Dell Precision T1600 doesn't try as much as other workstations to worm its way on your shopping list. At least not with its simple design. This is the kind of system bent on proving its worth...

Speedy workstation-class components
ISV certifications
Tool-less expansion
Supports dual graphics cards
3-year warranty
Limited hard drive expansion space
No USB 3.0
No FireWire, nor eSATA
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Manufacturer Part Numbers dell k1100, dell i54210, dell k1100m, dell i54210m
Barcodes 08841161700444

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