Our review unit of the Dell Precision M features the following specifications: The touchpad buttons are about the right size with shallow feedback and soft clicks when pressed. Since the thick magnesium alloy chassis is loaded with a ton of hardware, the screen lid needed to be made of much thinner alloy and plastic in order to keep the weight down to a reasonable level. The screen lid features a brushed aluminum appearance, while the interior has a simple black design. This p high-definition display is perfectly usable both indoors and outdoors and features excellent color with rich contrast.
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The Dell Precision M packs all that hardware into a durable shell with an old-fashioned industrial design. The touchpad buttons are about the right size with shallow feedback and soft clicks when pressed.
Since the thick magnesium preicsion chassis is loaded with a ton of hardware, the screen lid needed to be made of much thinner alloy and plastic in order to keep the weight down to a reasonable level. That said, keyboard flex viseo vary based on typing pressure and the specific keyboard you select.
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Unfortunately, the thinner materials used in the screen create a great deal of flex when pressure is applied to the back of the screen lid.
Our review unit prdcision equipped with the The ALPS touchpad on the M uses proprietary Dell touchpad drivers and is reasonably responsive with just a bit of lag during rapid movement. Dell engineers had to strike a difficult balance between durability and weight with the M The single headphone jack on the M works well with the two different brands of earphones Orecision used during the test.
The massive palm rests show very little flex even under severe pressure and provide a comfortable platform for typing on the full-size, backlit keyboard. This p high-definition display is perfectly usable both indoors and outdoors and features excellent color with rich contrast.
The screen lid features a brushed aluminum appearance, while the interior has a simple black design.
Dell Precision M4500 Review
On the brighter side, the screen features a dual latch mechanism to hold the lid closed during transport. Our review unit came with the LED-backlit keyboard, which provides excellent backlighting so that you can type in a dark room or airplane cabin. The M features an ambient light sensor to automatically adjust the screen brightness based on the available light, but we disabled this feature during our lab tests so that the screen brightness would remain constant.
Security lock slot, USB 2. Ports and Features The M features an impressive number of ports and external features crammed into a inch notebook.
One of the must-have features for business notebooks is extremely easy access to internal components. Build and K4500 The Dell Precision line of mobile workstation notebooks has long been a staple of corporate IT where users need the fastest multi-core processors and the most powerful discrete graphics for 3D animation, video editing, and CAD applications.
Weighing in at almost seven pounds as configured with the extended battery, the M is almost painful to pickup pecision the palm rest with a videeo hand. The one-inch stereo speakers used in the Precision M provide excellent volume range with fantastic highs and midtones with a modest amount of bass.
The matte touchpad texture is okay, but division between the touchpad and the three touchpad buttons sometimes results in pressing the wrong touchpad button by accident. Lap-firing speakers direct sound down at your lap or your desk and result in muffled audio.
Modem jack optionalEthernet jack, battery, VGA out, and power jack. Is this the most powerful workhorse on the market? Thankfully, these speakers are located on either side of the keyboard and are positioned to direct sound up and toward the user. No static or other noise was noticed through the jack besides imperfections in the audio source itself.
All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. In addition, these security readers can be tied to pre-boot, multi-factor user authentication to disable the SSD and HDD with hardware-based drive encryption to protect your data. Horizontal viewing angles are very good and you only start to notice some obvious color shift after you get more than 75 degrees off center.
IT managers have to be able to open up a notebook to customize systems as needed for specific applications or make repairs. Visit our network of sites: Our review unit of the Dell Precision M features the following ,4500 Vertical viewing angles are average as the screen begins to wash out from above and colors begin to invert from below after about 45 degrees in either direction.
The magnesium alloy chassis is boxy and bulky yet very strong.