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Dell Precision M6800

Specifications

Dell Precision M6800
Dell Precision M6800
Processor
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA Quadro K3100M - 4096 MB, Core: 706 MHz, Memory: 800 MHz, Forceware 312.32 Win7/64, Nvida Optimus mit Intel HD Graphics 4600
Memory
16384 MB 
, 4 x 4 GB PC3-12800 Hynix, max. 32 GB
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel, LGD02DA, TN LED, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel QM87 (Lynx Point)
Storage
WDC Scorpio Black WD7500BPKT-80PK4T0, 750 GB 
, 7200 rpm, WDC WD7500BPKX-75HP, 750 GB
Soundcard
HD Audio
Connections
1 Express Card 54mm, 1 USB 2.0, 4 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 eSata, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: 1x microphone, 1x headphones, Card Reader: 1 x 9-in-1-card reader, 1 SmartCard
Networking
Intel I217-LM Gigabit Network Connection (10/100/1000MBit), Dell Wireless 1550 802.11ac (b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.0
Optical drive
HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GS40N
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 37 x 417 x 271 ( = 1.46 x 16.42 x 10.67 in)
Battery
97 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 720p
Additional features
Keyboard Light: yes, 36 Months Warranty
Weight
3.83 kg ( = 135.1 oz / 8.44 pounds), Power Supply: 990 g ( = 34.92 oz / 2.18 pounds)
Price
2450 Euro

 

Average Score: 74.75% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 85%, features: 94%, display: 80% mobility: 69%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 86%, emissions: 81%

Reviews for the Dell Precision M6800

79% Review Dell Precision M6800 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Upgradeable Work Machine. This large 17-inch Dell workstation is well-equipped and offers plenty of space for further customization. But is it enough to compete with the smaller Dell Precision M4800? Find out in our in-depth review.
60% This monster laptop impresses with its power and versatility
Source: Techradar English
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 justify investing in such a powerful notebook, it excels in every important area, which makes it an excellent high-end workstation.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/05/2014
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 80% features: 100% workmanship: 80%
80% Dell Precision M6800 review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
This machine is designed for the most demanding of road warriors, and that’s influenced virtually every department. It’s got more ports, sockets and slots than you’ll find on almost any other machine, and it’s got more power under the hood than most, too – the M6800 will be able to handle work software without breaking a sweat.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/03/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 90% features: 100% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 100% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 80%
80% Dell Precision M6800 Mobile Workstation review: a good desktop replacement laptop for professionals that's lacking a little style
Source: PC Advisor English
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 old-fashioned but perhaps classic laptop styling. Materials and build quality are competent if uninspired. For its given audience, and the price, we'd expect a real IPS display with better performance. The main and graphics processor are well judged for this workhorse, and the complete package forms a safe but highly serviceable choice.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/04/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 90% features: 90% workmanship: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Dell Precision M6800 – полный фарш для профессионала
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Versatility, powerful hardware components; comfortable input devices; good screen; good connectivity. Negative: Expensive.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/07/2014

Comment

Series:

The Dell Precision M6800 is a customizable workstation notebook. It allows the user to configure the specifications to their liking. The Dell Precision M6800 comes with an Intel Core i7-4800MQ processor which is one of the fastest processors you can get today. This coupled with 16 GB of RAM will ensure smooth performance even while running high requirement games and watching HD movies in an alternate tab.

The build of the Dell Precision M6800 is also sturdy. However, because of this, the weight of the laptop is rather high at 3.8 kg. Furthermore, because it was built in expectation for possible upgrades, the size is also bigger at 41 by 27 cm. The device comes with a generous amount of ports. It has 4 USB 3.0 ports, 1 USB 2.0 port, an HDMI port, a VGA port, a Display Port, an internal card reader and an Ethernet port for wired connectivity. For wireless connectivity, the Dell Precision M6800 uses a Dell Wireless 1550 802.11ac module which is pretty average. Bluetooth 4.0 is also supported.

All in all, the Dell Precision M6800 is able to meet the needs of various groups of people. However, size and weight might deter people from buying it as there are no lack of choices for other notebooks and tablets which excel greatly in mobility.

NVIDIA Quadro K3100M:

High-end workstation graphics card based on the GK104 Kepler architecture with 768 shaders and a 256-Bit wide memory bus.

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.


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


4800MQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.7 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.7 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.3":

This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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


3.83 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


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. In 2014, the global market share of Dell laptops was 12.3% and it is 14% in 2016.


74.75%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

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Stefan Hinum, 2014-03-12 (Update: 2014-03-12)