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Dell Precision M6700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Dell Precision M6700. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and connectivity. The reliability and screen also get good views. Many are less positive about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Precision M6700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Florian Glaser (notebookcheck.net)

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Nov, 2012

Expert review by: Tobias Winkler (notebookcheck.net)

Review Dell Precision M6700 Notebook

 

Silent. It is beyond question that a mobile workstation has to be

Very good casing quality and stability; Very good computing and graphics performance; Very fast and high-capacity solid state drive; Very good screen; Very good expandability; Very good connectivity and interface positioning; Silent in low load; Still...

Minor workmanship flaws in details; Very loud during load; Very high purchase price; Test model lacks a backlit keyboard; Not yet fully-developed AMD graphics drivers

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Nov, 2012

Expert review by: Dustin Sklavos (anandtech.com)

Dell Precision M6700 Notebook Review: The Enterprise Split

 

When you think about it, the enterprise workstation market really only has three key players. You have HP, who produce some excellent mobile workstations but have been stagnating horribly on the desktop side. You have Dell, who produce what are in my...

Dec, 2012

Highly Recommended

Expert review by: Art Liddle (cadalyst.com)

Dell Precision M6700

 

First Look Review: System packs high-end desktop workstation power into a portable form factor.

Outstanding connectivity options included a DisplayPort v1.2, two USB 3.0 ports, two USB 2.0 ports, one eSATA/USB 2.0 combo port, VGA and HDMI v1.4 connectors, IEEE 1394 port, 10-in-1 media card reader, SmartCard reader and 54-mm ExpressCard slot,...

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: IT PRO (itpro.co.uk)

Dell Precision M6700 review

 

This 17in workstation features an robust design, plenty of ports and can be configured to suit your business needs.

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1.5

Battery

Battery Capacity:87 / 97
Battery capacity (Watt hours):87 / 97
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:9

Camera

Front Camera:No / Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 800
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Rear camera:N / No
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Certification:BFR/PVC, CECP, CEC, WEEE, GS Mark, GS Mark / CECP, CEC, WEEE, GS / CECP, CEC, WEEE, GS Mark / CECP, CEC, WEEE, GS Mark, Eco-label
Energy Star certified: Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Brown / Black, Grey / Black, Red / Black, Silver / Brown / Grey, Red / Red
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium, Magnesium
Product type:Mobile workstation

Display

3D:N / No / Y
3D compatibility:No / Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:17.3
Display Resolution:1600 x 900 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD+
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:240
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 4
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD FirePro M6000 / NVIDIA Quadro K3000M / NVIDIA Quadro K4000M / NVIDIA Quadro K5000M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3 / GDDR5
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1200 / 1250 / 1300
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y / Yes
Keyboard language:Dutch / English / English, Italian
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY
Numeric keypad:No / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:16 / 2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 32
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16 / 32
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4 / 4 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4 / 4 x 4
Memory slots:4x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G:N / No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3u
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3u
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11n

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD, DVD
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD±RW

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:HD
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Display:LCD
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Graphics adapter family:AMD, Intel / Intel, NVIDIA
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
Power supply type:AC/DC
Quantity:1
Type:PC

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port:No / Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in:No / Yes
S/PDIF out port:No / Yes
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:240
Power auto-sensing:Y / Yes

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel QM77 Express
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):26 / 27 / 28 / 29 / 30
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y / Yes
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Motherboard chipset:Intel QM77 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor:I5-3320M / i5-3340M / i5-3380M / I7-3520M / i7-3540M / I7-3720QM / I7-3740QM / I7-3820QM / i7-3840QM
Processor boost frequency:3.3 / 3.4 / 3.6 / 3.7 / 3.80
Processor cache:3 / 4 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-3xxx / Intel Core i7-3xxx
Processor frequency:2.6 / 2.7 / 2.8 / 2.9 / 3
Processor front side bus:1600
Processor lithography:22
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I5-3320M / i5-3340M / i5-3380M / I7-3520M / i7-3540M / I7-3720QM / I7-3740QM / I7-3820QM / i7-3840QM
Processor operating modes:64-bit
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
Processor socket:BGA1023 / BGA1224 / PGA988 / rPGA988B
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:E1 / L1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N / No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:64889 / 64891 / 64893 / 64896 / 70846 / 70847 / 71255 / 71256 / 71257
Processor code:SR0MK / SR0MM / SR0MU / SR0MY / SR0UT / SR0UV / SR0X8 / SR0X9 / SR0XB
Processor package size:31 / 37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX / AVX, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection:BIOS
Password protection type:BIOS
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Software

Bundled software:Dell Webcam Central software / Trend Micro Worry Free Business Security 3.5
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional / Windows 7 Ultimate / Windows 8 Pro
Trial software:30 days McAfee SecurityCenter

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDXC, SDHC, MMC, Memory Stick (MS), MS PRO, MSXC, MS Pro-HG
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1 / 2
Number of SSDs installed:1 / 2
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:SATA / Serial ATA
Solid-state drive interfaces:SATA
Storage media:HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:128 / 1500 / 256 / 320 / 500 / 512 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.7
Depth (imperial):10.7
Height (front):1.3
Height (front) (imperial):1.3
Height (rear):1.42
Height (rear) (imperial):1.42
Weight:7.76
Width:16.4
Width (imperial):16.4