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DELL Precision M4800 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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26 Reasons For

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 17GB. The Precision M4800 has a very big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M4800.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Precision M4800 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M4800. This portable PC is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC compared to most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Precision M4800 which only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

When compared to other laptops of this age and type that we have checked, the Precision M4800's PCI Express slots version of 3 is one of the newest. The average PCI Express slots version of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800 is 2.1, 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

Most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M4800 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Precision M4800 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the laptops of this type and age the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. At 400 megahertz, the DELL Precision M4800 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,150 megahertz, the Precision M4800 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Precision M4800 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all DELL portable PCs and also specifically for DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews compared to other brands.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. The DELL Precision M4800 has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.6 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Precision M4800 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that came out around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800 the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M4800 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. The DELL Precision M4800 has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Precision M4800 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all notebook PCs of this spec and age the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Precision M4800 has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The smallest display diagonal of laptops of this age and spec is 10" and the biggest is 18".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Precision M4800 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the Precision M4800 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The DELL Precision M4800 has a very big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M4800 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

Laptops of a comparable type and age to the Precision M4800 have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Precision M4800 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M4800.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The biggest memory slots of the DELL Precision M4800 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over four times the memory slots of a 1x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slots is in fact the best memory slots amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the Precision M4800's maximum internal memory (64-bit) is one of the biggest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The Precision M4800 has a quite fast processor boost frequency (3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M4800. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago have processor boost frequencys of between 2GHz and 3.7GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Precision M4800 has a quite big maximum internal memory (32,768 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800. The maximum internal memorys of laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M4800 range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 21GB.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL Precision M4800 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M4800 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Precision M4800 is a six number of battery cells notebook PC.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800 is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a very small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops of a similar type and age to 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs that were released more than a year ago do not have a touchscreen. The Precision M4800 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M4800 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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Very Heavy

At 2.9 kilograms, the DELL Precision M4800 is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800. Across all the similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M4800 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2.9kg heavy portable PCs currently available including the HP ENVY 17[plb_2351338_price] which has better reviews.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M4800

Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the Precision M4800 over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The Precision M4800 has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
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
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
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
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
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 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
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® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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

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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…

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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell k1100, dell i54210, dell k1100m, dell i54210m

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