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Dell Precision M4500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Dell Precision M4500. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and durability. The performance and portability also get good feedback, but many are less positive about the keyboard and price.

screen, portability, performance, durability, design

price, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Dell Precision M4500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Alex Bentley (

Dell Precision M4500 review


A powerful graphics workstation with a stunning screen, but its flaws are prominent

Pleasingly powerful ; Stunning screen ideal for professional use ; Great build quality and keyboard ; Surprisingly capable battery life ; Impressive stereo audio performance

Overheats extremely quickly ; Keyboard is set too far back ; Ports and features are limited

Dell's laptop range covers a broad spectrum of consumer and business requirements, with its Precision range comprising its most powerful high-end mobile workstations.

Jul, 2010

Expert review by : Tobias Winkler (

Review Dell Precision M4500 (i7-940XM) Notebook


Workhorse. Dell's mobile workstation, Precision M4500, should esp

Solid case; Relatively good battery runtimes; Very high system performance; Very good equipment; Good display; Good port distribution; Almost silent under low load; Very good fan behavior; Low temperatures under load; Very good individualization...

Very expensive; Loud under load; No USB 3.0; (No number pad); Price is partially undue for the surface quality

HP Elitebook 8540w, Lenovo ThinkPad W510, Fujitsu Celsius H700.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Jerry Jackson (

Dell Precision M4500 Review


The Dell Precision M4500 is the latest 15-inch mobile workstation featuring powerful Intel processors up to the Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition and Nvidia Quadro FX 1800M discrete graphics for video editing, animation, and CAD manipulation. The Precision...

Durable chassis ; Powerful configuration options ; Gorgeous screen

Flexible keyboard ; Flexible screen lid ; Hot spot on keyboard ; A powerful 15-inch mobile workstation with lots of options.

A powerful 15-inch mobile workstation with lots of options.

Jul, 2010

Consumer review (

Update to my earlier review


Newegg's Customer Service again made Newegg my preferred technology supplier. Newegg refunded my money after verifying the RMA'ed product was defective. Thank you, Newegg, for continuing to offer top-notch customer support.


Died shortly after arriving and was returned under RMA

Jan, 2015

Consumer review (

Arrived defective, still trying to get my refund



Arrived defective and over a week late ; Black screen one hour after turning the unit on. I did not even have chance to begin loading tools and software. I RMA'ed the unit back to Newegg the next day and requested a full refund. I am still attempting...

Dec, 2014

Product Specifications


Bluetooth: Yes
Built-in 3G: No
HDMI Outputs: None


Fingerprint Reader: No
Mouse/Click Device:Touchpad


Display Surface:Matte
Screen Resolution:1366x768
Screen Size:15.6 in
Screen Type:LED
Swivel Screen: No
Touch Screen: No


Optical Drive:DVD-RW/CD-RW


Graphic Card Memory Size:1024MB
Graphics Card:NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
Multiple GPU: No


CPU Number:520M
CPU Speed:2.4 GHz
CPU Type:Intel Core i5
Hard Drive Size:250 GB
Hard Drive Type:HDD
Internal Memory:2048 MB
Memory Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Platform Technology:N/A


Weight:0 kg

Power source

Battery Type:Lithium Ion 6-Cell


Integrated Webcam: Yes


Extra Software:English Trend Micro Internet Security (30 day subscription) AntiVirus Software
Operating System:Windows 7 Professional