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Dell Precision M4600

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Dell Precision M4600. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the reliability and screen are on the whole positive. The durability and design are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the price and battery. There are some mixed comments about the keyboard.

performance, design, durability, screen, reliability

portability, battery, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Precision M4600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Jerry Jackson (

Dell Precision M4600 Review: Mobile Workstation Muscle


The 15-inch Dell Precision M4600 goes far beyond your typical business notebook. This impressively durable powerhouse is available with just about every high-end component you can imagine ... but is it worth more than $4,000? Keep reading to find out.

Great 1080p IPS display option ; Plenty of ports ; Extreme performance

Poor battery life ; Thick and heavy ; Weak backlit keyboard ; Expensive if heavily customized

Feb, 2012

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Dell Precision M4600


The Dell Precision M4600 is a 15-inch laptop with an Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, a 500GB hard drive and Nvidia graphics with a dedicated 2GB of video memory. While it is touted as a mobile workstation, it is quite heavy and bulky, but it has many...

Expert review by: Christian Harris (

REVIEW: Dell Precision M4600


The Dell Precision workstation family caters for all types of designers and engineers, from those using entry-level 2D CAD, right up to high-end simulation software. But workstation-class performance and reliability doesn't end on the desktop. Ten...

However, it’s heavy, the 9-cell (97Wh) battery is good for just 3 hours, and the optional extras mean you’ll need deep pockets. We’d also have liked a bigger trackpad. It’s worth noting that its bigger brother, the Precision M6600, offers even better...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: bsulls (

This computer is FAST


This is the fastest computer I have ever owned. For a laptop it is bulky, but it has the speed of a desktop which more than compensates. In addition, it has been a reliable, low maintenance machine. I have never had trouble doing anything on this...

Speed, durability

bulky, low battery life

Oct, 2012

Product Specifications


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


Bluetooth:No / Yes
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:Full HD / WSXGA / 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:AMD / Intel ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):FIRE PRO M5950 MOBILITY / Intel ® HD Graphics 3000 / Quadro 1000M / QUADRO 2000M / QUADRO NVS4200M


Chipset Brand:Intel / Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:QM67 / Unknown
Processor:CORE I5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel / Intel ®
Processor Number:I5-2520M / I7-2620M / I7-2640M / I7-2720QM / I7-2760QM / I7-2820QM