Notebookcheck

Dell Precision M4400

Specifications

Dell Precision M4400Notebook: Dell Precision M4400
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9400
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro FX 770M 512 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.79kg
Price: 1450 euro
Average Score: 88.67% - very good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 92%, features: 90%, display: 89% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 87%, emissions: 85%

Reviews for the Dell Precision M4400

88% Review Dell Precision M4400 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Precision in Latitude Look. The Precision M4400 is presumably just right for all those who already liked the Dell Latitude E6500, but weren't sure, because of the too low graphics performance. Based on the same mobile 15.4 inch platform, the M4400 offers first-class performance for 3D visualizations by a powerful Quadro FX 770M graphics card by nVIDIA. This article covers how this mobile workstation performs in our tests.
88% Test Dell Precision M4400 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/17/2008
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 92% display: 89% mobility: 79% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 87% emissions: 85%
90% Dell Precision M4400
Source: Notebookforum.at German DE→EN
User Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/13/2008
Rating: Total score: 90%

Comment

NVIDIA Quadro FX 770M: Professional graphics card with certified drivers for professional 3D applications and CAD with a significant improved OpenGL performance. The chip is based on the 9600M GT consumer cards.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics 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.


T9400:

The T9400 is a fast middle class dual core CPU for laptops and basically a Core 2 Duo P9500 with a higher TDP of 35 Watt.

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


15.4": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. Nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.79 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


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


88.67%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.


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

Preisvergleich

Asus Notebooks im Test und Preisvergleich bei Ciao
Asus Notebooks bei Idealo.de
Asus 12 Zoll Notebooks bei Geizhals.at/eu

Preisvergleich

Similar devices from a different Manufacturer

HP EliteBook 8530W
Quadro FX 770M

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Fujitsu-Siemens Celsius H270
Quadro FX 770M, Core 2 Duo P8600

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Dell Inspiron 17-5758-4753
GeForce 920M, Core i7 5500U, 13.3", 2.8 kg
Dell Inspiron 15 3543-8208
GeForce 840M, Core i5 5200U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Dell Inspiron 15-7548
Radeon R7 M270, Core i7 5500U, 15.6", 2.1 kg
Dell Inspiron 17-5749
GeForce 840M, Core i7 5500U, 17.3", 3 kg
Dell Inspiron 15-3542
GeForce 820M, Core i5 4210U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Dell Inspiron 3541
Radeon R5 M230, A-Series A4-6210, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Dell Inspiron 17-5748
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U, 17.3", 3.19 kg
Dell Inspiron 15-5547
Radeon R7 M265, Core i5 4210U, 15.6", 2.23 kg
Dell Inspiron 3737
Radeon HD 8870M, Core i7 4500U, 17.3", 2.7 kg
Dell XPS 15-9530
GeForce GT 750M, Core i7 4702HQ, 15.6", 2 kg
Dell XPS 15 Platinum
GeForce GT 750M, Core i7 4702HQ, 15.6", 2 kg
Dell XPS 15 (Late 2013)
GeForce GT 750M, Core i7 4702HQ, 15.6", 2.02 kg
Dell Inspiron 15-3537
Radeon HD 8850M, Core i7 4500U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Dell Vostro 5460
GeForce GT 630M, Core i5 3337U, 14.0", 1.5 kg
Dell Vostro 5470
GeForce GT 740M, Core i3 4010U, 14.0", 1.8 kg
Dell Inspiron 7737 CN77304
GeForce GT 750M, Core i7 4500U, 17.3", 3.287 kg
Dell Inspiron 15-7537
GeForce GT 750M, Core i7 4500U, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Dell Inspiron 14R-5437
GeForce GT 740M, Core i5 4200U, 14.0", 2.8 kg
Dell Inspiron 15R-5537
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4500U, 15.6", 2.32 kg
Dell Inspiron 5521-c0453730
Radeon HD 7670M, Core i5 3317U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Dell Inspiron 14R-5421
GeForce GT 640M LE, Core i5 3317U, 14.0", 2.5 kg
Dell Inspiron 15-3521
Radeon HD 7670M, Core i3 3217U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Dell Inspiron 15z Premium
GeForce GT 630M, Core i5 3317U, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Dell Inspiron 15R-5521
Radeon HD 8730M, Core i5 3317U, 15.6", 2.36 kg
Dell Inspiron 17R-5721
Radeon HD 8730M, Core i5 3317U, 17.3", 2.911 kg
Dell Inspiron 14R-5420
GeForce GT 640M LE, Core i5 3317U, 14.0", 2.3 kg
Dell XPS 15-9375sLV
GeForce GT 630M, Core i5 3210M, 15.6", 2.6 kg

Dell Precision M4400 on Ciao

Notebooks im Notebookshop.de

Dell Precision M4400
Dell Precision M4400
> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > Library > Dell > Dell Precision M4400
Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-11- 9 (Update: 2012-05-26)