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DELL Precision M6800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB 1.3TB HDD+SSD 17.3" Laptop

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22 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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

Most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Precision M6800 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Precision M6800 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Precision M6800 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Precision M6800. Many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the Precision M6800 have discrete graphics adapter memorys of between 2GB and 8GB.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

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

Quite Big Display Diagonal

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 16". With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the DELL Precision M6800 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Precision M6800.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The Precision M6800 has a quite big internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Precision M6800. The smallest internal memory of laptops that came out around the same time as the Precision M6800 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs of this type and age is 32GB, the biggest is 2.2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 740GB. The Precision M6800 has one of the biggest total storage capacitys (1,256 gigabyte) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Precision M6800 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Precision M6800 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M6800.

Other laptops with a front camera currently available which you might want to consider include the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Precision M6800 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Precision M6800 has a maximum display resolution of 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 portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M6800.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The Precision M6800 has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

This portable PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots across all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Precision M6800.

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

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Precision M6800 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (32 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memorys of many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Precision M6800 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

When compared to other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the Precision M6800, the maximum internal memory (64-bit) of the Precision M6800 of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the Precision M6800 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of portable PCs that were released more than a year ago is 2MB, the biggest is 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.2MB. The Precision M6800 has one of the bigger processor caches (6 megabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

The Precision M6800 has more number of battery cellss than most of the many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the Precision M6800. Most of the similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M6800 only have between two and eight number of battery cellss, however this DELL laptop has nine number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops that were launched more than a year ago is 1GB and the biggest is 4.1GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes, the Precision M6800 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the Precision M6800.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL Precision M6800 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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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 typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops of this age and spec. 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The DELL Precision M6800 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The DELL Precision M6800 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is the best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of notebook PC.

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Very Heavy

The average weight of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M6800 is 2.4kg. When compared to other laptops that were released one year ago, the DELL Precision M6800's weight of 3.6 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M6800

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.5 gigahertz, the DELL Precision M6800 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Specification

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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Built-In Wi-Fi Switch
4G
Bluetooth Version
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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)
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Intel® Secure Key
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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
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Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Intel Visual Technology
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Expert Reviews

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5 August 2014

The M6800 is clearly built for business, from its hard-wearing chassis and versatile exterior to the superb keyboard and powerful professional components. It's a powerhouse, but it's thick and...

5 August 2014

The M6800 is impressive, but it's a niche product. Few employees will truly need the versatility and power offered by this machine, especially when it's this bulky and expensive. If you can...

3 July 2014

The Precision M6800 has got it where it counts, including excellent performance, build quality and a top-notch screen. Yes, it's heavy and the battery life is nothing special, but it's a serious...

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12 March 2014

The Dell Precision M3800 Professional Workstation can serve well as a desktop replacement for professionals who'd like the flexibility of being able to lug their workstation around. It has...

4 March 2014

Slim and sexy is good for travel and keeping up with the Joneses. But sometimes big and chunky is what's really needed to get the job done. And so it is in mobile workstations, where the sheer... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 6 January 2016 by St. Paul
St. Paul would recommend the Dell Precision M6800 (Verified Purchase)

Arrived quickly and in great condition...

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful

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