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Dell Precision M90

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Dell Precision M90. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the design. The screen also gets good reviews, but many are less positive about the price and size.

performance, screen, design

portability, size, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Precision M90 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: J. Simon Leitner (notebookcheck.net)

Review Dell Precision M90 Notebook

 

Heavy Equipment. The Dell M90 is a strongman. First of all it has ...

Robustes, flexural rigid case, High-quality materials, Good number, kind, and order of interfaces, Bright display with matt surface, Variety of possible equipments, Powerful CPUs and GPUs, Low emissions

Slight weaknesses regarding workmanship, Moderate illumination and stability to the vantage point of the display, Big dimensions and high weight

Another important aspect is of course the available support. Dell provides 3 years business support for the M90

Mar, 2007

Expert review by: Paul (NotebookReview.com)

Dell Precision M90 Review (pics, specs)

 

For the engineers and engineering students of the world the Dell Precision M90 is a tantalizing buy. Equipped with up to a 2.33GHz Core Duo processor, 17" widescreen display and the nVidia Quadro FX 1500M to handle graphics the M90 makes for a very...

I am very pleased with the

Jul, 2006

Expert review by: Luigi Lugmayr (i4u.com)

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: Alexander Britvin (xbitlabs.com)

X-bit labs - Mobile Workstation: Dell Precision M90 Notebook Review

 

Michael Dell must be pleased with his engineers and designers who have succeeded in creating one of the first mobile workstations capable of running resource-consuming professional 3D applications. The Dell Precision M90 is a perfect tool for people...

Michael Dell must be pleased with his engineers and designers who have succeeded in creating one of the first mobile workstations capable of running resource-consuming professional 3D applications. The Dell Precision M90 is a perfect tool for people...

Jul, 2007

Expert review by: Neil Bennett (digitalartsonline.co.uk)

Precision M90

 

The Precision M90 has a much chunkier shell than its M65 cousin, as it's based on a completely different line of laptops - Dell's consumer-focussed Inspiron.

Ultra-powerful graphics chip. Fast processor and lots of RAM. Great screen.

Large and heavy. Only 3GB of the 4GB RAM accessible.

Everything about the Precision M90 is top notch except for its size and weight. Creatives such as video editors who want more mobility should check out HP's forthcoming Compaq nw9440, which has a less powerful graphics chip (the Quadro FX 1500M with...

Jun, 2006

Product Specifications

The Dell Precision M90 mobile workstation can help graphics artists, animators and high-end CAD users maximize productivity through new levels of workstation performance.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):2.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Configuration

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

Connectivity

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

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11.3in
Height:1.6in
Weight:8.6lbs
Width:15.5in

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
LED Backlight: No
LED Technology: No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WUXGA

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Max Resolution:1920 x 1200
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

General Features

Convertible: No
Intel ® Centrino Technology:Centrino Duo
Intel Centrino Technology:Centrino Duo
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows Vista Ultimate / Windows XP Professional
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Unknown
GPU Model (Graphic Card):k.A.

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Dell
Model:M90 Mobile Workstation
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Precision

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad / Track stick

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:667MHz

Modem

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

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2

Processor

Chipset Brand:Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Clock Speed:2GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor:Core 2 Duo / Core Duo
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:T2600 / T7600
Processor Number:T2500
Type:Core Duo

RAM

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

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA/IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:100GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino Duo
Recommended Use:Corporate business
Security Devices:SmartCard reader
Windows Vista Certification:Windows Vista Capable

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500M