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Dell Precision M4600

Specifications

Dell Precision M4600Notebook: Dell Precision M4600
Processor: Intel Core i5 2520M
Graphics Adapter: AMD FirePro M5950
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 1400 euro
Average Score: 82.5% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 88%, features: 80%, display: 65% mobility: 48%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 58%, emissions: 92%

Reviews for the Dell Precision M4600

REVIEW: Dell Precision M4600
Source: BCW - Business Computing World English
The Dell Precision M4600 is an incredible mobile workstation, offering silent operation and professional-level performance for demanding applications. It’s also backed by an excellent 3-year warranty, support, and security options professionals need to make sure their data is safe and they stay up and running.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/18/2012
80% Dell Precision M4600
Source: Techreview Source English
The Dell Precision M4600 is a 15-inch laptop with an Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, a 500GB hard drive and Nvidia graphics with a dedicated 2GB of video memory. While it is touted as a mobile workstation, it is quite heavy and bulky, but it has many connections and a wide array of configurations to suit almost anyone.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/21/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

78% Dell Precision M4600 (W08M4605)
Source: Videoaktiv Digital - 3/12 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2012
Rating: Total score: 78%
89% Dell Precision M4600
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/02/2011
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 90% display: 85% mobility: 65% ergonomy: 95% emissions: 92%
Dell Precision M4600 (i7-2920XM)
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/22/2011
Rating: performance: 95% features: 90% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 50%
Dell Precision M4600 (i5-250M)
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/21/2011
Rating: performance: 80% features: 70% display: 80% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 30%
83% Teszt: Dell Precision M4600 – A mozgó erőd
Source: Wikitech HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/31/2013
Rating: Total score: 83%
DELL Precision M4600 - pro maximální pracovní výkony
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: display, cooling, performance; negative: noise
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/13/2011

Comment

AMD FirePro M5950:

Professional workstation graphics card based on the Radeon HD 6770M with GDDR5 graphics memory and certified drivers.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

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


2520M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 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. However 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.


2.8 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


82.5%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-08-10 (Update: 2012-05-26)