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DELL Precision M4800
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DELL Precision M4800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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18 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops 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

DELL has good average ratings for its many processor cores laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

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

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Precision M4800 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that came out more than a year ago also have a front camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price].

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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 laptops of a similar type and age to it. Most many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of this age and spec ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Precision M4800 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Precision M4800 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M4800.

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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 the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800.

The worst display resolution across similar types of laptop is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The DELL Precision M4800 is a eight processor threads laptop.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of many processor cores laptops that were launched more than a year ago is 20GB. When compared to other laptops of this type and age that we have assessed, the Precision M4800's maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M4800 that we have checked, the Precision M4800's maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M4800 is 18GB.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M4800 is 5,800 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Precision M4800 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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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 two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

This notebook PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots amongst all laptops of this age and spec.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slots is the worst memory slots amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M4800 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL Precision M4800 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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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 portable PCs of this age and type.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of this type and age.

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6 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year. 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP 255 G3[plb_2320552_price].

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M4800, the Precision M4800 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Heavy

The DELL Precision M4800 is quite heavy (2.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. Many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M4800 have weights of between 980g and 3.8kg.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL Precision M4800[plb_2527995_price] (2.9kg).

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Precision M4800 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all portable PCs of this spec and age.

The best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of laptop is 802.11n.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M4800

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when DELL released the Precision M4800.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.5 gigahertz, the DELL Precision M4800 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the Precision M4800.

If this portable PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might want to look at the HP Pro[plb_2883384_price] (2.6GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Precision M4800 has a pretty average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to 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 many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the Precision M4800.

Alternative 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might also want to look at include the HP 255 G3[plb_2320552_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Design
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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
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
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
Drivers Included
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
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
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 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
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell k2100, dell k1100, dell i74810, dell k2100m, dell k1100m, dell i74800, dell i74800m, dell i74810m, dell i74800mq, dell i74810mq

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