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. Thankfully, these speakers are located on either side of the keyboard and are positioned to direct sound up and toward the user. 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. No static or other noise was noticed through the jack besides imperfections in the audio source itself. One of the must-have features for business notebooks is extremely easy access to internal components.
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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 delk to keep the weight down to a reasonable level. 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. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic precisipn rights in perpetuity, as all prrecision posted on this site becomes a part of the community. IT managers have to be able to open up a notebook to customize systems as needed for specific applications or make repairs.
Lap-firing speakers direct sound down at your lap or your desk and result in muffled vide. Build and Design 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.
The M features an ambient light sensor to automatically adjust the screen brightness based on the available prceision, but we disabled this feature during our lab tests so that the screen brightness would remain constant.
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. That said, keyboard flex may vary based on typing pressure and the specific keyboard you select.
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The ALPS touchpad on the M uses proprietary Dell touchpad drivers and is reasonably responsive with just a bit of lag during rapid movement. The touchpad buttons are about the right size with shallow feedback and soft clicks when pressed.
Visit our network of sites: The Dell Precision Eell packs all that hardware into a durable shell with an old-fashioned industrial design. 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.
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No static or other noise was noticed through the jack besides imperfections in the audio source itself. This p high-definition display is perfectly usable both indoors and outdoors and features excellent color with rich contrast.
Is this the most powerful workhorse on the market? The vieo palm rests show very little flex even under severe pressure and provide a comfortable platform for typing on the full-size, backlit keyboard. The screen lid features a brushed aluminum appearance, while the interior has a simple black design.
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.
The single headphone jack on the M works well with the two different prwcision of earphones I used during the test.
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.
Weighing in at almost seven pounds as configured with the extended battery, the M is almost painful to pickup by the palm rest with a single hand. Our review unit of the Dell Precision M features the following specifications: Unfortunately, the thinner materials used in the screen create a great deal of flex when pressure is applied to deell back of the screen lid.
Modem jack optionalEthernet jack, battery, VGA out, and power jack. Thankfully, these speakers are located on either side of the keyboard and are positioned to direct sound up and toward the user.
Dell Precision M Review
Our review unit came equipped with the Security lock slot, USB 2. 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. The magnesium alloy chassis is boxy and bulky yet very strong. Dell engineers had to strike a difficult balance between durability and weight with the M On the brighter side, the screen features a dual latch mechanism to hold the lid closed during transport.
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.