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Dell Precision M4500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Dell Precision M4500. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and durability. The portability and performance are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive opinions about the keyboard and price.

screen, performance, portability, durability, design

price, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Precision M4500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Dell Precision M4500 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Many are negative about the price.


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Tobias Winkler (

Review Dell Precision M4500 (i7-940XM) Notebook


Workhorse. Dell's mobile workstation, Precision M4500, should esp

Solid case; Relatively good battery runtimes; Very high system performance; Very good equipment; Good display; Good port distribution; Almost silent under low load; Very good fan behavior; Low temperatures under load; Very good individualization...

Very expensive; Loud under load; No USB 3.0; (No number pad); Price is partially undue for the surface quality

HP Elitebook 8540w, Lenovo ThinkPad W510, Fujitsu Celsius H700.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Jerry Jackson (

Dell Precision M4500 Review


The Dell Precision M4500 is the latest 15-inch mobile workstation featuring powerful Intel processors up to the Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition and Nvidia Quadro FX 1800M discrete graphics for video editing, animation, and CAD manipulation. The Precision...

Durable chassis ; Powerful configuration options ; Gorgeous screen

Flexible keyboard ; Flexible screen lid ; Hot spot on keyboard

Jul, 2010

Expert review by: Alex Bentley (

Dell Precision M4500 review


A powerful graphics workstation with a stunning screen, but its flaws are prominent

Pleasingly powerful ; Stunning screen ideal for professional use ; Great build quality and keyboard ; Surprisingly capable battery life ; Impressive stereo audio performance

Overheats extremely quickly ; Keyboard is set too far back ; Ports and features are limited

Dell's laptop range covers a broad spectrum of consumer and business requirements, with its Precision range comprising its most powerful high-end mobile workstations.

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: N/A (

Update to my earlier review


Newegg's Customer Service again made Newegg my preferred technology supplier. Newegg refunded my money after verifying the RMA'ed product was defective. Thank you, Newegg, for continuing to offer top-notch customer support.


Died shortly after arriving and was returned under RMA

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: __TC__ (

Arrived defective, still trying to get my refund



Arrived defective and over a week late ; Black screen one hour after turning the unit on. I did not even have chance to begin loading tools and software. I RMA'ed the unit back to Newegg the next day and requested a full refund. I am still attempting...

Dec, 2014

Product Specifications


Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.92


Intel segment tagging:Professional


HD type:Full HD


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x191B
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4


Keyboard backlit: Yes


4G: No


Dell E-Value Code:N028H2P5510BTPDEAT

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:2


Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Skylake
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-6800 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:1.00
Intel TSX-NI: Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): Yes
Processor ARK ID:I7-6820HQ
Processor package size:42


Password protection: Yes


Operating System Language:Multilingual
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO