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Dell Precision M4700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Dell Precision M4700. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and screen. The usability and performance are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the size and price. Opinions about the keyboard and sound are mixed.

portability, performance, usability, screen, battery

price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Precision M4700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Review Dell Precision M4700 Mobile Workstation

 

Workhorse reloaded. Workhorse reloaded. Dell has updated its 15.6-inch workstation and now provides it with up-to-date hardware. We tested a well equipped variant with an Intel Core i7-3720QM quad-core processor, NVIDIA Quadro K2000M graphics (also...

Robust and timeless case, Abundant connectivity options, Distribution of interfaces, Easy maintenance of components, Several configuration options, Pleasant input devices, UMTS antenna pre-installed, Several security features, Very good performance of...

High price, Mobility (weight & dimensions), No graphics switching (Intel GMA HD 4000 & Nvidia Optimus), Missing graphics performance when battery powered, The high quality Full-HD display, as well as the use of the graphics unit integrated into the...

Sep, 2012

Expert review by: Florian Glaser (notebookcheck.net)

Sleeping Dogs Benchmarked

 

Asian GTA. With Sleeping Dogs, the publisher Square Enix releases a serious rival of Grand Theft Auto. The open world game is set in Chinese Hong Kong and features a never-before used scenario as well as an exciting story about the Triad. In this...

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Sep, 2012

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Dell Precision M4700

 

If you feel the need for speed, expandability, and reliability, the Dell Precision M4700 mobile workstation is the system you want to bring out to the working world. It's a lot easier to tote than a tower workstation, but it has many of the features...

Bright, clear anti-glare screen. Quad-core processor. Workstation-grade graphics. Three-monitor capability out of the box, four with docking station. Good battery life. IT serviceable. Expandable. Multiple hard drive and optical drive options. Lots of...

Bulky. No Thunderbolt port. WWAN option is only 3G (EVDO and HSPA+). USB 3.0 ports not blue

If you feel the need for speed, expandability, and reliability, the Dell Precision M4700 mobile workstation is the system you want to bring out to the working world.

Jan, 2013

Expert review by: Techworld (techworld.com)

Dell Precision M4700 Mobile Workstation

 

It’s big, heavy and expensive, but the Dell Precision M4700 provides workstation levels of performance, along with a rugged design that can cope with a wide range of outdoor environments. This is not for people who simply need a desktop replacement...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Digital Arts (digitalartsonline.co.uk)

Dell Precision M4700 laptop review

 

If Apple's MacBook Pro is the Lamborghini of laptops, then Dell's Precision M4700 is a monster truck. It's big, brash, heavy and not going to win any design awards for its aesthetics – but in every other way our review model of this 15-inch laptop...

The most powerful laptop we've ever reviewed. Top-notch screen

Heavy. Bulky. Small trackpad

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: RAM. (newegg.com)

BEAST with zero latency.

 

I will see how its going to perform with 16gb 99924 pny ram.

I5 pro with vpro tech. whopping fast boot on regular hdd, Excellent performance for CAD applications solidworks. Integrated Rendering does good. awesome display, msata port availability, comes with webcam and bluetooth and fingerprint reader these...

specification says : windows 7 Ultimate, but i got it with Windows 7 Professional. I need upgrade key from newegg ; HEAVY LAPTOP ; CPUID says it has 4 slots to install RAM. i found only two and other two are missing in the laptop and in owners manual...

Jul, 2013

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera:No / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Rear camera: No

Display

Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub) / DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit: Yes

Networking

3G standards:HSPA
4G:No / Yes
4G standards:WiMAX

Ports & interfaces

LAN/VGA combo port: No
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge: No

Processor

Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3700 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3800 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3900 Mobile Extreme Edition series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45 / 55

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Processor ARK ID:64889 / 64893 / 64896 / 70846 / 70847 / 71255 / 71256 / 71257
Processor package size:31 / 37.5

Security

Password protection: Yes

Technical Details

Built-In Optical Drive: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Power adapter depth:2.99
Power adapter height:1.18
Power adapter width:6.1