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DELL Precision M4800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Jul 2015
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23 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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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 notebook PC.

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Good Brand

Many processor cores laptops built by DELL have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just many processor cores laptops) and found that DELL also has good reviews across its entire range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

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

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of laptops that were released more than a year ago range from 32GB to 2.2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 740GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Precision M4800 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Precision M4800.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the MSI PE70 2QE[plb_2953236_price] (1.1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

The Precision M4800 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also have a front camera.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to look at including the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Precision M4800 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This DELL portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs of this spec and age is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the DELL Precision M4800 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M4800.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the Precision M4800 is 7.1h. The DELL Precision M4800 has a fairly long battery life (max) (10 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M4800.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The biggest memory slots of the Precision M4800 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most frequently found memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM.

This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots amongst all many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M4800.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Precision M4800 is 250GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 820GB. The Precision M4800 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the DELL Precision M4800 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 32 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the Precision M4800. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M4800 have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 20GB.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The DELL Precision M4800 has a fairly big processor cache (6 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The average processor cache of portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800 is 4.2MB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops of this age and type.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

The Precision M4800 is a nine number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age only have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

At 140 gravity, the DELL Precision M4800 has a quite big operating shock compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The smallest operating shock of many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the Precision M4800 is 10G, the biggest is 140G, and the average operating shock is 76G.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Precision M4800 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Precision M4800 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) (97 watt-hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800 is 66Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 23Wh to 1,000Wh.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

The Precision M4800 has one of the bigger operating vibrations (0.66 gravity) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The operating vibrations of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M4800 range from 0.5G to 1.1G, and the average operating vibration is 0.61G.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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6 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as 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.

There are a number of other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might want to look at including the HP 255 G3[plb_2320552_price] which has better reviews.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Precision M4800 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Precision M4800 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Heavy

The DELL Precision M4800 is quite heavy (2.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M4800 the weights range from 980g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.4kg.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

The smallest non-operating vibration of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M4800 is 1G and the biggest is 3.5G. With a non-operating vibration of 1.3 gravity, the Precision M4800 has a fairly big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the Precision M4800.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M4800

Released Over a Year Ago

This many processor cores portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the DELL Precision M4800 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Internal Memory

The Precision M4800 has a fairly typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Precision M4800.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 8GB internal memory laptops currently available including the HP EliteBook 755[plb_2319127_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the DELL Precision M4800 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age 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
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 (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
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
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
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 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
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
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
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® 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 Life (max)
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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 i74800, dell k1100m, dell i74800m, dell i74800mq
Barcodes 05397063779710, 05397063779741

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