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DELL Precision M6800 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 500GB 17.3" Laptop

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20 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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

The Precision M6800 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,300 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Precision M6800. Laptops of this type and age have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 600MHz and 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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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 portable PC.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Based on 4,803 expert and user reviews, DELL has good reviews for its portable PCs. DELL also has good reviews specifically within its many processor cores laptops range.

Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the Precision M6800 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The smallest display diagonal of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M6800 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 16".

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

Laptops of a comparable age and type to the Precision M6800 have processor frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.1GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.8 gigahertz, the DELL Precision M6800 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst portable PCs of this age.

If you are looking for a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the DELL Precision M6800[plb_2840243_price] (2.9GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Precision M6800 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the Precision M6800 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 the most frequently found processor family on many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Precision M6800 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M6800 also have a front camera.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price] is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Precision M6800 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as 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 a comparable age and spec to the Precision M6800 ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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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 laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the Precision M6800.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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

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

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. The Precision M6800 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (32 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Precision M6800 range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.1GHz. The Precision M6800 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.8 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Precision M6800 is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB. The Precision M6800 has a fairly big processor cache (6 megabytes) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Precision M6800.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

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

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Precision M6800 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Laptops of a comparable type and age to the Precision M6800 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 23Wh and 1,000Wh. At 97 watt-hours, the DELL Precision M6800 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago, the Precision M6800 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec 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 comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 3.6 kilograms, the DELL Precision M6800 is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Precision M6800. The weights of many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time 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 other 3.6kg heavy portable PCs currently available including the DELL Precision M6800[plb_2840243_price] which has better reviews.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Precision M6800

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the Precision M6800 over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Precision M6800 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The DELL Precision M6800 has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Precision M6800.

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
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Hard Drive Size
Display
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Touchscreen
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Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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Graphics
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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
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
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
Bundled Software
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Intel QuickPath Interconnect
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Demand Based Switching
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
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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)

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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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