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Dell Precision M6300

alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 reviews of Dell Precision M6300. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the usability and design are overall positive. The price and screen also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the size and portability, and there are some critical views about the touchpad and sound.

performance, screen, price, design, usability

sound, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Precision M6300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of Dell Precision M6300 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People really like the portability and energy efficiency. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive opinions about the sound.

price, performance, usability, energy, portability


86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell PA-5M10 150W AC Power Adapter Battery Charger Compatible Systems: Dell Inspiron 5150, 5160, 9100, 9200, Precision M90, M6300, M6400, XPS Gen 2, MDell Precision M6300 17.3" Laptop (Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2Ghz, 160GB Hard Drive, 4096Mb RAM, DVD/CDRW Drive)

May, 2016

Expert review by: J. Simon Leitner (

Update Review Dell Precision M6300 (FX 3600M) Notebook


Overtime. The Dell M6300 already had the chance to demonstrate it ...

Pricerunner n.a

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: J. Simon Leitner (

Review Dell Precision M6300 Notebook


Heavy Worker. The Precision series by Dell was especially designe

Robust, flexural rigid case; High-quality materials used; Good interface equipment and order; Gigabit LAN, Draft-n WLAN, Bluetooth, and 3G/HSDPA available; Comprehensive security features: TPM 1.2, SmartCard, and optional fingerprint reader; Display...

Business-like design; No separate numerical pad available; Moderate illumination and viewing angles of the display; Big size and high weight

Dec, 2007

Expert review by: Jerry Jackson (

Dell Precision M6300 Review (with Samsung SSD)


The Dell Precision M6300 is a 17" desktop replacement targeted towards businesses that need a full-featured workstation with exceptional build quality. This notebook competes against such notebooks as the HP Compaq 8710p, HP Compaq 8710w and Fujitsu...

Very tough structure and rugged overall chassis design ; Strong video editing (and gaming performance) with nVidia Quadro FX 1600M ; Excellent battery life for a 17" notebook ; Bright and Vivid LCD with excellent viewing angles ; Super fast Samsung SSD...

No dual hard drive option ; No dedicated number pad ; Thick and heavy, but that's to be expected with 17-inch workstations

The only problems I found which don't relate directly to the function of the laptop are the lack of a second hard drive bay, which would be helpful given the relatively low capacity of the SSD. Additionally, the lack of a dedicated number pad will be a...

May, 2008

Expert review by: Luigi Lugmayr (

Dell Financial Services coupon: 40% off Dell Precision M90 / M6300 laptops


Dell Financial Services knocks 40% off any refurbished or off-lease Dell Precision M90 or M6300 notebook with no minimum required via coupon code "2DaySaleM90&M6300". That's the largest percent-off coupon we've ever seen for these systems from Dell...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Ron LaFon (

Dell Precision M6300 (First Look Review)


Mobile system provides true workstation-level performance.

The Dell Precision M6300 mobile workstation is designed for high-end performance, making it an ideal choice for engineering, design, analysis, and digital-content creation. Cadalyst reviewed a system configuration based on an Intel Core 2 Extreme X9000...

Oct, 2008

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Dell Precision M6300 Review


The Dell Precision M6300 is a powerful workstation notebook designed for demanding applications especially addressed to 3D designers. The Precision M6300 offers a bulletproof chassis, high-end graphics card and a wide variety of configurations.

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: Andrew Binstock (

Dell Precision M6300 review


We reviewed the Dell Precision M6300 over the course of several weeks and found it to be a superb portable for the demanding user.

The Dell Precision M6300 is a breed apart; legitimately, a laptop workstation. Many users will see it as a superior business laptop. And given its reasonable pricing, the only thing those power users will have to consider carefully when examining this...

Apr, 2008

Expert review by: Rasesh Tanna (

Dell Precision M6300 17-inch Laptop


This one has kept us waiting for a long time, but its out now for sure. The Dell Precision M6300 is the latest laptop to the 17inch Dell precision series. The laptop comes wit an Intel Core 2 Duo X7900 CPU ( which runs at a powerful 2.8 Ghz and a 800...

Sep, 2007

Expert review by: Techworld (

Dell Precision M6300 review


The Dell Precision M6300 is a breed apart; legitimately, a laptop workstation. Many users will see it as a superior business laptop. And given its reasonable pricing, the only thing those power users will have to consider carefully when examining this...

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: Legandir (

Love it


Big screen !! Almost new laptop ! Cheap !! Love it ! Thank you New Egg

One little scrach on the laptop. Speaker don't ork it Windoes 64 bit and Hardware driver doesnt allow me to watch certain dvd ... I will find out what to do !! Thanks for the review... I guess i will go get Ricoh card reader

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:6MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Max Resolution:1440 x 900
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Level:EPEAT Silver


Model:M6300 Mobile Workstation
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Precision

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:800MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Professional downgrade


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.5GHz/2.6GHz
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T9300/T9500
Type:Core 2 Duo


Installed Size:1GB
Max Supported Size:4GB / 8GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA/IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business
Security Devices:SmartCard reader

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA Quadro FX 1600M