Most recently, we surveyed the workstation Dell Precision M2800, which, despite the low cost, surprised their capabilities. Now it was the turn Dell Precision M3800 review – a relatively thin and light notebook pretty. Such a laptop is really worth a closer look, because in addition to productive professional graphics card, it is equipped with a touch screen ultra-high resolution 3200h1800 pixels, and a hybrid hard drive, totaling 508 GB and another separate 256 GB SSD. The review will be considered one of the most powerful kits, so that you can understand what is embedded in the price of about $ 3700. Most likely, you will not have to sacrifice attractive design and mobility for performance and functionality.
Design – Dell Precision M3800 review
The laptop Dell Precision M3800 review is quite nice; its body is made of metal and carbon fiber, and in the form of simple lines dominates, with no hint of creativity. On the cover of the device, made of aluminum, provided logo Dell, she herself bordered by a thin strip, which gives the design a finished look.
By the way, there is also a similar decision on the work surface; this is where silver transition between the base and the bottom looks quite advantageous. Bottom panel Precision M3800 is made from carbon fiber. Part of the bottom of the laptop is a removable cover, which are hidden under the main memory, and hard drive and cooling fans.
Dimensions workstation constitute 372h254h8-18 mm, although very little evidence that the laptop Dell Precision M3800 review is substantially reduced in thickness, except that the closer to the front end face. Assembled Dell Precision M3800 review well, anyway, cannot see the gaps, and no backlash. With regard to the weight not greater than 2 kg, it did little for the workstation. This laptop without thinking, you can every day to carry on the work, to take to a meeting with suppliers and other important customers.
Display, sound, webcam – Dell Precision M3800 review
The manufacturer has established a very high quality workstation IPS-display with anti-reflective coating. Firstly, it is covered with a durable glass Corning Gorilla NBT Glass and framed by a robust aluminum frame. Secondly, the screen is equipped with a sensitive touch surface that recognizes the 10-point multitouch. Third, the standard 15.6-inch diagonal it has high resolution pixels 3200h1800. So not only have enough space to accommodate the display format video 1080p, but also for other open applications. However, along with crisp text and stunning images, you’ll have to get used to the fine print. By the way, if you for some reason are not satisfied with the screen QHD +, you can choose a model with Full HD, which is also very good. In any case, the bonuses in the form of a touch screen and support for ten fingers remain.
Regarding performance, the average brightness of 380 cd / m2 and contrast – 950: 1. In addition, the screen will appreciate wide viewing angles, excellent color and uniform illumination. Display surface almost glare, but a little dirty. In general, it is suitable for anyone, including professional work.
Supports Waves MaxxAudio Pro – is a kind of tools that will allow as necessary to adjust the acoustics of the laptop to sound better. In this case, there is a need, as can be heard only the high frequencies and those expressive enough, but the volume is enough, if you listen to music in a small room. In general, it will be easier to use headphones.
In the frame of the display is built-in 1 megapixel webcam. Despite the low resolution, it will be enough to communicate in Skype.
Keyboard and Touchpad – Dell Precision M3800 review
The laptop Dell Precision M3800 review is equipped with a keyboard island, where all the buttons are located at the optimal distance from each other. However, she is very small, which is unusual to observe a sufficiently wide working area. In addition to good labeling, can also be seen that the surface of the keys slightly concave, it is very convenient, especially for long print run. The only thing that is not provided for the digital block, and turnout is quite reduced, what will have to get used to the management of the cursor.
Just note that all keys except the power button, located in the area of the keyboard. They are located on island principle, and therefore suitable for daily work. By the way, there is provided lighting, allows you to comfortably operate even in the dark.
As for the touchpad, it is located in the center of the site. In this area the right mouse button is separated from the left special marking. Touchpad for convenient positioning of its good sensitivity allows flawlessly execute various commands, as well as multi-touch gestures.
Performance – Dell Precision M3800 review
On the Dell Precision M3800 review CA001PM38009RUMWS preinstalled operating system Windows 8.1 Pro, also has a complete set of working in a professional “seven”. Each version is 64-bit.
The laptop Dell Precision M3800 review is a powerful processor Intel Core i7-4702HQ, having four processing cores with a frequency of 2.2 GHz and a cache level 3 to 6 MB. This relates to the generation of chip Haswell, it handles up to eight data streams, and its basic frequency may be increased to 3.2 GHz technology Turbo Boost. In general, the processor ensures smooth operation even serious problems.
Most of the work lays not built and discrete graphics NVIDIA Quadro K1100M. Video card has 2GB of internal memory standard GDDR5 and copes with demanding professional programs such as AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks providing excellent visualization and flawless execution of various tasks, because drivers Quadro K1100M optimized for such software. If you do not want a serious graphics processing, then using NVIDIA Optimus technology automatically switches to integrated graphics card Intel HD Graphics 4600. As for games, then at a high native resolution 3200h1800 pixels unlikely to get to play on the high-setting at least one, even with other graphics. In general, the workstation is not designed to be played often.
In filling the notebook Dell Precision M3800 review also includes a RAM 16 GB standard DDR3, hybrid hard drive capacity of 500 GB and 8 GB SSD-cache. Separately provided SSD-drive capacity of 256 GB. HDD has a rotation speed of 5400rev/min, the cache will help in fast loading, for example, frequently used applications. It is unlikely that such a capacious storage user will be thinking about the lack of space for important documents, designs, drawings and other things. As for RAM, then it has two modules, which are strips of 8 GB, more than enough to run modern applications.
Ports and Communications – Dell Precision M3800 review
On the left side of the notebook is the main part of the interface. First of all, here you can see the port HDMI, two USB 3.0 support function PowerShare, as well as power socket and a combined audio jack for headphones and microphone. Moreover, the left is the Mini DisplayPort, which will provide a connection to an external display.
With regard to the right side of the device, then it is a card reader 3-in-1 card slot Kensington lock and two USB, but has different standards – 3.0 and 2.0. The latter, incidentally, also allows you to charge from Precision M3800 mobile devices such as tablet or smartphone.
Front-end and the back panel of ports available.
In the Dell Precision M3800 review is no connector for docking station, as well as an RJ-45. Absence of the latter is easily fixable, because supplied a special adapter USB-to-Ethernet. If you also need a wireless connection, then the services of owner – Wi-Fi with support for 802.11 b / g / n. For data exchange also provides Bluetooth 4.0 + HS.
Battery – Dell Precision M3800 review
The workstation is equipped with a 6-cell lithium-ion battery capacity of 5540mAh (61Wh). Unfortunately, it does not provide a good autonomy. So, if you lower the screen brightness to 40% and browse the web, you do not have enough battery charge more than 4 hours. Under high load the laptop will last very little – about an hour.
However, you can replace the battery to a larger capacity – 91Wh. In this case, operation time will increase markedly.
Conclusion – Dell Precision M3800 review
Professionals and all demanding users who have to work with heavy programs and projects do not tolerate mediocrity, Dell Precision M3800 review will suit without a doubt. On this laptop without thinking, you can create complex drawings, perform design work. By the way, in favor of such a purchase have a number of good reasons, which includes a high-resolution display QHD +, strong hardware component that provides high performance. Also do not forget about the build quality and overall well thought-out layout of the device. Ideally, it would be the presence of a fingerprint scanner and connector for a docking station, but it does not.
By the way, for this price tag on a professional workstation Dell Precision M3800 review, is $ 3700, will not be an obstacle. But those who are going to solve everyday office tasks or just to have fun, such a serious machine is unlikely to be needed.
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