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Dell Precision M2300

Specifications

Dell Precision M2300Notebook: Dell Precision M2300
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7500
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 1300 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 40%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 70%

Reviews for the Dell Precision M2300

80% Dell’s Precision M2300 hard-working laptop puts strain on battery
Source: vnunet.com English
The Precision M2300 provides a bit more punch for business workers that need a portable computer for more demanding applications, but do not necessarily need a large screen. However, the battery life is too short for much serious use away from mains power.
4 von 5, Leistung gut, Mobilität schlecht
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/25/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 40%

Foreign Reviews

DELL Precision M2300
Source: Notebookforum.at German DE→EN
User Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/24/2008
Rating: price: 80% workmanship: 80%
Test: Precision M2300
Source: Notebookforum.at German DE→EN
User Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/06/2007
Rating: price: 80% workmanship: 80% emissions: 70%

Comment

NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M: For CAD and professional applications certified GPU based on the 8400M GS. The higher power consumption of 17 Watt versus 11 Watt of the 8400M GS indicates a higher performance.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


T7500:

The Core 2 Duo T7500 is a Merom based Core 2 Duo with 4MB Level 2 Cache. It is positioned in the middle class (in 2009) and performs on par with a modern P7550 or Turion II Ultra M640/M660.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.1":

This display size represents a treshold between the small sizes of subnotebooks and ultrabooks and the standard-sizes of office- and multimedia laptops on the other hand. Laptops with that size are somewhat rare, nowadays.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.4 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


Dell: Dell Inc. is a multinational technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells, and supports personal computers and other computer-related products. Based in Texas, Dell employs more than 82,700 people worldwide (2009). In 2006, Dell purchased the computer hardware manufacturer Alienware. In most countries, the laptops are directly sold to consumers by Dell and each notebook custom-assembled according to a selection of options. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Dell reviews


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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$65.00 Dell Laptop Battery Latitude D620 D630 D631 D631C ATG Precision M2300 6 Cell 56 WHR 11.1v Replacement Rechargeable Type PC764 pc765 312-0383 ug260 tc030 kd491 jd606 td15 kd489 tg226 310-9080- fg442 jy366 kp423 rc126

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-01- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)