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Dell Precision M4500 Core i7-940XM

Specifications

Dell Precision M4500 Core i7-940XM
Dell Precision M4500 Core i7-940XM (Precision M4500 Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800M - 1024 MB, Core: 560 MHz, Memory: 790 MHz, nvlddmkm 8.17.12.5922 Win7 64
Memory
8192 MB 
, PC3-10700 Samsung
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel, DH091_156WF1, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel QM57 Express Chipset
Storage
Samsung SSD 800 Series Se, 256 GB 
Soundcard
Intel IDT 92HD81B1X @ Intel Ibex Peak PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
1 PC-Card, 1 Express Card 34mm, 4 USB 2.0, 1 Firewire, 1 VGA, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 eSata, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: in/out, Card Reader: 8-in-1, 1 SmartCard, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Intel 82577LM Gigabit Network Connection (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN (a/g/n), Bluetooth Dell Wireless 375, Dell 5540 HSPA
Optical drive
Matshita BD-RE UJ242
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 36 x 374 x 253 ( = 1.42 x 14.72 x 9.96 in)
Battery
90 Wh Lithium-Ion, 11.1V
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 2048x1536
Additional features
MS Office Starter, 36 Months Warranty
Weight
3.06 kg ( = 107.94 oz / 6.75 pounds), Power Supply: 630 g ( = 22.22 oz / 1.39 pounds)

 

Average Score: 89% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 88%, features: 94%, display: 82% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 94%, ergonomy: 88%, emissions: 82%

Reviews for the Dell Precision M4500 Core i7-940XM

89% Review Dell Precision M4500 (i7-940XM) Notebook | Notebookcheck
Workhorse. Dell's mobile workstation, Precision M4500, should especially satisfy high performance requirements and faces a simply unbeatable opponent. We've checked how well Core i7-940XM, Nvidia Quadro FX 1800M and FullHD support our test candidate.
89% Test Dell Precision M4500 (i7-940XM) Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/03/2011
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 88% display: 82% mobility: 79% workmanship: 94% ergonomy: 88% emissions: 82%

Comment

NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800M: Mobile workstation mid-range graphics card for 15" laptops. Based on the same core as the GeForce GT 335M but equipped with professional drivers and support. 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 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.  
940XM: Fastest Core i7 laptop CPU in 2010 but with a TDP of 55 Watt it is quite power hungry. Due to the Turbo Mode, the CPU can run with up to 3.2 GHz. Because of the Extreme tag, the multiplier is not locked, and therefore the CPU is easy to overclock.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
3.06 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.
89%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
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Stefan Hinum, 2011-03- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)