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DELL Precision M6800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 16GB 1TB 17.3" Laptop

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22 Reasons For

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

The DELL Precision M6800 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,300 megahertz) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. Many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the Precision M6800 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 600MHz and 1,400MHz.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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

The Precision M6800 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

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

Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The Precision M6800 has one of the bigger display diagonals (17.3 inches) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The smallest display diagonal of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M6800 is 10" and the biggest is 18".

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Precision M6800 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Precision M6800. The internal memorys of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M6800 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The Precision M6800 has a quite fast processor frequency (2.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M6800. The average processor frequency of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Precision M6800 is 2.2GHz.

If this DELL laptop processor frequency is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Precision M6800[plb_2840243_price] (2.9GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Precision M6800 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Precision M6800 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Precision M6800. The average total storage capacity of similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago is 740GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2.2TB.

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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 many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than a year, the Precision M6800 has a front camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other laptops with a front camera currently available including the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Precision M6800 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. This DELL portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Precision M6800 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 portable 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 across all laptops of this spec and age.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the Precision M6800 has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Precision M6800. The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M6800 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The biggest memory slots of the Precision M6800 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slots is actually the best memory slots across all laptops of this type and age.

The worst memory slots across comparable types of laptop is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Precision M6800 range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.8 gigahertz, the DELL Precision M6800 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Precision M6800.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than a year have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.2MB. At 6 megabytes, the DELL Precision M6800 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the Precision M6800.

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L3 Processor Cache

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

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

The Precision M6800 is a nine number of battery cells portable PC.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Precision M6800 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL Precision M6800 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 97 watt-hours, the Precision M6800 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst notebook PCs of this age. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the Precision M6800 range from 23Wh to 1,000Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 66Wh.

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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 many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The DELL Precision M6800 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Precision M6800 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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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 many processor cores laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the Precision M6800.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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Very Heavy

The Precision M6800 is fairly heavy (3.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Precision M6800. The weights of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Precision M6800 range from 980g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.4kg.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 3.6kg heavy portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Precision M6800[plb_2840243_price].

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL Precision M6800

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when DELL released the Precision M6800.

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Audio
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Camera
Front Camera
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3G
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
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Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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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)
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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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
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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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