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Dell Precision M4500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 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 really like the design and durability. The portability and performance are also appreciated. Many are less positive 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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Review analysis

(Based on 17 reviews)

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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 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Many are less positive about the price.


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

Oct, 2015

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


Convertible: No
DVD Writer:DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G:3G / No
Embedded UMTS:No / Yes
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive / Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam:No / Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:8 in 1 Card Reader
Firewire:No / Yes
TV Output:No / Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:Full HD / WSXGA / WUXGA / WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Professional


Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Quadro FX 880M / QUADRO FX1800M


Chipset Brand:Intel / Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:QM57 / Unknown
Processor:CORE I5 / CORE I7 / Core i7 Extreme / Core™ i7 Extreme
Processor Brand:Intel / Intel ®
Processor Number:I5-580M / I7-740QM / I7-820QM / I7-840QM / I7-940XM