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Dell Precision M90
Dell Precision M90

Dell Precision M90

Specifications

Dell Precision M90Notebook: Dell Precision M90
Processor: Intel Core Duo T2600
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500M 256 MB
Display: 17.1 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels
Weight: 3.9kg
Average Score: 88% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 88%, features: - %, display: 67% mobility: 62%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 88%, emissions: 65%

Reviews for the Dell Precision M90

Dell Precision M90 Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
I am very pleased with the Precision M90. I have yet to have any problems with it. It is a very strong performer as well. In my opinion, this is the perfect notebook for anyone looking for a strong 3D modeling machine with a good build. I would also recommend this to anyone looking for a professional looking and responding notebook with plenty of power for gaming. However, it can be quite pricey (though I would say usually cheaper than an XPS M1710), so if you're looking for just power, you may want to look elsewhere. And if you're just into gaming, you may want to know that the Quadro has problems with some games, and is indeed much more expensive than its Geforce counterparts.
umfangreicher Erfahrungsbericht eines Benutzers; online abrufbar

User Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/12/2006
Dell Precision M90 - UK EXCLUSIVE!
Source: Bios Magazine English
Dell latest mobile workstation, the Precision M90 (from £1487), looks like most other laptops from the company but offers unprecedented portable workstation performance. Sporting all the application certifications and assured reliability that professional workstation users demand (it’s certified on some of the industry’s most demanding CAD, CAE, DCC, GIS applications), the Precision M90 is perfect for engineers, artists, developers and other professionals who need to work on business critical applications on the move. The Precision M90 is pitched squarely at content creators, graphics professionals and anyone who needs sheer brute computing force and high-end graphics. The laptop is certified by no less than 31 independent system vendors, which means the laptop will run the like of 3DS Max and all of Adobe’s software without a problem.
eher kurz gehaltener Test; online abrufbar

Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/15/2006

Foreign Reviews

17 Zoll Notebook für Leistungstungsfetischisten mit dickem Geldbeutel
Source: Notebookforum.at German DE→EN
User Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/17/2007
Rating: performance: 80% display: 50% emissions: 50%
88% Test Dell Precision M90 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/27/2007
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 95% display: 84% mobility: 62% workmanship: 86% ergonomy: 88% emissions: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500M: NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500M is the version of 7900 GS video card for notebooks, which is optimized for CAD and professional 3D-applications.

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 Duo: Double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption. The 2 MB L2 Cache are used together by the double. The maximum capacity of 31 watts is only 4 watts more than with the Pentium M (predecessor). Both cores are lowered automatically and independently of each other by speed steps down to 1 GHz. In addition it now supports also SSE3 instructions. At least it is just as fast as a equivalent Pentium M. With applications, which were designed for multi-processors, the performance can be nearly twice as fast as with the Pentium M (e.g. CineBench around 86% fast)


T2600: Second fastest Core Duo based on the Yonah core. Does not support 64 Bit operating systems.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.1": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3.9 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit 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%: 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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-15)