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Dell Precision M3800 Series

Dell Precision M3800-4524Processor: Intel Core i7 4702HQ, Intel Core i7 4712HQ, Intel Core i7 4712MQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 1.9kg, 2kg
Price: 2100, 2150 euro
Average Score: 77.4% - good
Average of 15 scores (from 18 reviews)
price: 65%, performance: 87%, features: 82%, display: 91%
mobility: 67%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 74%

 

Dell Precision M3800 QHD+ Display

Specifications

Dell Precision M3800 QHD+ DisplayNotebook: Dell Precision M3800 QHD+ Display
Processor: Intel Core i7 4702HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro K1100M 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 3200 x 1800 pixels
Weight: 2kg
Price: 2150 euro
Links: Dell homepage
 Dell notebook section

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Average Score: 76.7% - good
Average of 10 scores (from 11 reviews)

 

84% Review Dell Precision M3800 Workstation | Notebookcheck
Workstation to go. Dell's Precision M3800 is an ultrabook-shaped mobile workstation, combining powerful components with a slim chassis. Our in-depth review will show whether this device is capable of delivering in all crucial fields, and not just in terms of looks.
80% Dell Precision M3800
Source: Digital Trends English
The Dell Precision M3800 is one of the stronger 15-inch Windows systems we’ve recently reviewed. It manages to better balance its pros and cons than the Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Edition and Asus Zenbook NX500, both of which are significantly superior in certain areas, but also significantly behind in others. Mediocrity may seem dull, but in a computer it can be desirable.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/14/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Dell Precision M3800
Source: PC Mag English
On the whole, the Dell Precision M3800 is a good mobile workstation with a very nice, high-resolution screen. But the HP ZBook 14 remains our Editors' Choice for mobile workstations, due to its IT-friendly features, like easy access to internal components, and better portability for about $500 less.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/30/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Dell Precision M3800 review Can powerful and portable successfully mix? Dell thinks it has a working combination
Source: Techradar English
These problems prevent us from declaring the Dell Precision M3800 the last word in mobile workstations. They very much affect the overall experience of using it, and even if you don't regularly use software that refuses to play nicely with high-DPI displays, you'll still encounter the issue now and then. In all other respects though, the Dell Precision M3800 is brilliant. The only thin mobile workstation that rivals its performance, with a discrete graphics card, is the HP ZBook 14 although it's not as thin and only has a dual-core processor, not a quad-core.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/20/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 100% features: 90% workmanship: 90%
67% Dell Precision M3800 review
Source: PC Pro English
Dell has done well to pack usable amounts of workstation power into such an attractive lightweight package and, while we’re still not sure about the benefits of high-DPI displays, the quality on offer is superb. Our biggest worry, however, concerns future-proofing: the slim chassis compromises on easy upgradability, and the lack of Thunderbolt limits external expansion. If you can live with those compromises, you’re unlikely to be disappointed; the Precision M3800 is as stylish and speedy as Windows mobile workstations come. However, there’s definitely room for improvement.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/18/2014
Rating: Total score: 67% price: 67% performance: 83% features: 67% workmanship: 67%
80% Dell Precision M3800
Source: It Pro English
Dell's Precision M3800 aims make workstation laptops desirable by doing away with bulky, ugly chassis in favour of thin and light designs. A brilliant workstation laptops which balances great design with power. However, it could have better battery life and it is expensive.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/04/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Dell Precision M3800 laptop review Can powerful and portable successfully mix? Dell thinks it has a working combination
Source: Techradar English
The Dell Precision M3800 is a great laptop with superb desktop-like processor performance, a powerful GPU and a truly gorgeous thin-and-light design that we think has a real edge over the majority of laptops on the market today. Although there are more powerful laptops with faster graphics cards, these are much bigger and heavier, necessary due to the cooling and energy requirements of hefty GPUs.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/20/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 100% features: 90% workmanship: 90%
80% Dell Precision M3800 review: incredible performance from a thin and light laptop, with superb build quality
Source: PC Advisor English
We have mixed feelings about the Dell M3800. It squeezes incredible performance into a thin and light chassis, with superb build quality. But its poor battery life is unacceptable, and there's no easy fix for the DPI issues in some Windows desktop software. There are also a few niggling issues such as slow 802.11ac wireless performance. We'd recommend trying it out first with older desktop software before making your mind up whether this is the mobile workstation for you.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/04/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 90% features: 90% workmanship: 90%
80% Dell Precision M3800 review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Dell’s stunning screen makes a fantastic first impression thanks to Retina-beating pixel density that’s able to match Apple’s finest, and the Precision M3800 continues its excellence elsewhere with superb design and build quality. The processor and graphics chip are powerful, but the ISV-certified Quadro chip and the rest of this machine’s specification comes with a couple of caveats. The Macbook’s integrated GPU, and cheaper consumer machines, have more raw graphics horsepower – and the middling battery life can’t match the MacBook.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/04/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 90% features: 80% display: 100% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90% emissions: 60%
70% Dell Precision M3800
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Dell Precision M3800 laptop is an exercise in elegant productivity. The company has created the world's thinnest, slimmest workstation. For $2,499, power users get a notebook with a powerful Core i7 processor, an Nvidia Quadro GPU and a mesmerizing 3200 x 1800 display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/27/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Review: Dell Precision M3800
Source: PCM Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/24/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
Dell Precision M3800 – работник высокой квалификации
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: High-resolution display QHD +; high performance; good build quality. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/13/2014

 

Dell Precision M3800-9325

Specifications

Dell Precision M3800-9325Notebook: Dell Precision M3800-9325
Processor: Intel Core i7 4712MQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Price: 2100 euro
Links: Dell homepage
 Dell notebook section
 Precision M3800-9325 (Model)

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Average Score: 76.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 6 reviews)

 

DELL Precision M3800
Source: Toptenreviews English
Good for processor- and graphics-intensive tasks, but its touchpad and display scaling issues are frustrating.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/16/2017
80% Dell Precision M3800 (2015) review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Overall, though, the M3800 remains one of the best alternatives to a MacBook Pro, and makes for an excellent all-round powerful laptop for home and office use. It's just that the MacBook Pro itself remains the more tempting option thanks to its superior battery life, even if it is slightly more expensive.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/14/2015
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 80% features: 80% display: 90% mobility: 60% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 85%
80% Solid performance from Dell's thin and light workstation laptop, with superb build quality but poor battery life
Source: PC Advisor English
The Precision M3800 is Dell’s take on the ‘Ultrabook’ portable workstation notebook. It’s made from a mixture of materials, and has an undersized battery in order to stay fashionably trim. In its favour, the quad-core processor and midrange pro-certified graphics chipset provide useful performance, and without too much histrionics from the cooling fans. This year’s model now has a UHD 4K display although this still serves to exaggerate problems in some Windows programs, while the overly reflective touchscreen facility results in a heavier panel with poorer viewing that drains the battery faster. For professional users even more so than with consumer laptops, we here question the real worth of a touchscreen on a laptop.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/09/2015
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 70% features: 90% workmanship: 80%
70% Dell Precision M3800 (2015)
Source: PC Mag English
Overall, this year's Dell Precision M3800 is an improvement over the previous iteration in terms of connectivity, price, and screen resolution. Its battery life is not as long as last year's M3800, but that's to be expected, given the higher-resolution screen of the new model. If you absolutely need the extra real estate of a 4K screen, and you're willing to keep the AC adapter handy, the new M3800 is a good pick.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/20/2015
Rating: Total score: 70%
Dell Precision M3800
Source: Hot Hardware English
There's little room for error when building a mobile workstation, and for the most part, Dell got the important parts right, starting with the display. The Precision M3800 brings a 4K resolution display to the job site, offering plenty of on-screen real estate in a portable 15.6-inch package. It's a second generation IGZO panel with excellent viewing angles, and icing on the cake is touch functionality.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/20/2015
Dell Precision M3800 4K vs MSI WS60 review: 2 kilo workstations
Source: Hardware.info Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Very attractive display; very good workmanship. Negative: Poor battery; mediocre performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/31/2015

 

Dell Precision M3800-4524

Specifications

Dell Precision M3800-4524Notebook: Dell Precision M3800-4524
Processor: Intel Core i7 4712HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: Dell homepage
 Dell notebook section

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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Dell Precision M3800 (2015) - Gelikt mobiel workstation
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/16/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

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

NVIDIA Quadro K1100M:

Workstation graphics card based on the GK107 Kepler architecture with 384 shaders and a 128-Bit wide memory bus.

» 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.  

4702HQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.2 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.2 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.4712MQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.3 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.4712HQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.3 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.9 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.

2 kg:


77.4%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2015-05-23 (Update: 2015-05-23)