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Dell Precision M4600 Laptop

windows 8
intel® core™ processors
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Highly mobile yet very powerful workstation

Ultrapowerful 15.6" mobile workstation, available with quad-core processors and professional-grade graphics.

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Precision M4600 Laptops - Productivity amplified

Productivity amplified

Sacrifice nothing. The Dell Precision™ M4600 combines workstation-class performance and laptop mobility into a dependable, highly agile system that brings your projects to life:

Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Powerful 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processors with options up to Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition  
  • Impressive AMD or NVIDIA® discrete graphics with up to 2GB* of dedicated memory
  • Expansive DDR3 memory with four dual in-line memory (DIMM) slots for up to 32GB* of 1333MHz memory or up to 16GB* of 1600MHz memory for blistering performance
  • NVIDIA Optimus™ technology intelligently provides graphics performance when you need it and can help extend battery life when you don’t
  • AMD Eyefinity™ technology supports up to three simultaneous displays when undocked and five total displays when docked*
  • Astonishing 15.6” display options provide accurate color reproduction and brilliant images. The optional UltraSharp™ display with PremierColor technology offers enhanced 100 percent Adobe® RGB color gamut for the utmost in color precision
  • Connect to virtually all your peripherals with a bevy of ports, including USB 3.0, USB 2.0, DisplayPort, VGA, HDMI™ and eSATA
Precision M4600 Laptops - Productive mobility

Productive mobility

No matter where your work takes you, the enhanced usability and robust feature set of the Precision™ M4600 provide superb mobility and functionality for go-anywhere productivity.
  • Stay productive in low-light environments with the optional backlit keyboard.
  • Keep in touch while on the move with a broad range of wireless* options, including wireless LAN, mobile broadband, WiMax™ and Bluetooth®.
  • Intuitively interact with your work in a whole new way with the optional touch display that supports stylus and simultaneous four-finger touch
  • Conveniently carry all your digital assets with you on up to 878GB* with optional SSD MiniCard.
  • Help protect your most valuable asset, your intellectual property, with optional Dell DataSafe™ encryption, fingerprint reader and Dell System Track protection and recovery service.
Precision M4600 Laptops - Steadfast dependability

Steadfast dependability

Designed for professionals who demand strength and reliability, the Precision™ M4600 is constructed for a long life of dependable service and, if needed, serviceability that’s easy to depend on:
  • ISV certification to ensure established software reliability for demanding applications
  • Rigid and durable aluminum and magnesium alloy chassis with a sleek professional design
  • Compatibility with all Dell E-family docking options
  • Robust manageability options, including Intel® vPro™, to help keep operations running smoothly and IT costs down
  • Quick removal bottom door for easy access to the system’s critical components
  • Help prevent data loss from system drops with the integrated Fast Response Free Fall Sensor
  • Designed for durability and MIL-STD-810G tested for extreme temperatures, humidity, vibration, dust, altitude and shock

Service that goes beyond your expectations

Rest assured that your Precision mobile workstation will be well covered should an issue arise. Dell can get you up and running quickly and help you stay productive with responsive service and technicians.

Precision M4600 Laptops - Optional Custom Factory Integration (CFI)
Optional Custom Factory Integration (CFI)
Enjoy simplified deployment and improved consistency and compatibility with the CFI option of factory-integrated hardware, images, applications, peripherals and documents.
Precision M4600 Laptops - Dell ProSupport
Dell ProSupport
Help end downtime and resolve problems quickly with Dell™ ProSupport™*, which gives you 24/7 direct telephone access to advanced-level technicians based in your region.
Precision M4600 Laptops - Collaborative Support
Collaborative Support
Receive assistance even if you have a problem with non-Dell hardware or software through Dell™ ProSupport’s Collaborative Support feature. Our relationships with over 75 top third-party vendors enable us to act as your single point of contact.

Chipset

  • Mobile Intel® QM67 Express

Video Card

  • AMD FirePro M5950 Mobility Pro with 1GB GDDR5 dedicated memory
    NVIDIA Quadro 1000M with 2GB GDDR3 dedicated memory
    NVIDIA Quadro 2000M with 2GB GDDR3 dedicated memory

Display

  • 39.6cm(15.6) HD(1366x768): anti-glare, LED-backlit
    39.6cm(15.6) HD(1366x768): multi-touch (supports stylus / four finger simultaneous touch), LED-backlit 
    39.6cm(15.6) FHD(1920x1080): Dell UltraSharp™ , wide view, anti-glare, LED-backlit, Premium Panel Guarantee
    39.6cm(15.6) FHD(1920x1080): Dell UltraSharp™ with PremierColor technology, IPS, wide view, anti-glare, LED-backlit, 100% Adobe RGB Color Gamut, Premium Panel Guarantee

Optical Drive

  • DVD-ROM; Slot load DVD+/-RW; Blu-ray Disc™ writer

Power

  • Power Supply:
    180W AC adapter

    Battery Options:
    6-cell (60Wh) with ExpressCharge™; 9-cell (97Wh); 9-cell (87Wh) 3 Year Limited Hardware Warranty

Ports, Slots & Chassis

  • Expandability:
    Docking Options:

    Port Replicators: E-Port Plus port replicator; Simple E-Port port replicator; E-Legacy Extender legacy port replicator
    Stands: E-View Laptop Stand; E-Series Basic Monitor Stand; E-Series Flat Panel Monitor Stand


    Input:
    Anti-microbial keyboard with number pad: standard or optional backlit
    Multi-touch touchpad with three buttons; track stick with three buttons
    Four finger multi-touch and stylus display option


    Chassis:
    Materials:
    Aluminum and magnesium alloy

    Weight & Dimensions:
    Starting weight: starts at 6.15lbs; 2.79kg
    Width: 14.80"/376mm
    Depth: 10.08"/256mm
    Height: 1.29"-1.44"/32.7-36.8mm

    Slots:
    1 full and 2 half Mini-Card slots

    Standard I/O Ports:
     Left
     
    Rear Right 
     1 - Lock Slot 1 - VGA 2 - USB 3.0
     2 - USB 2.0 1 - RJ-45 1 - DisplayPort
     1 - IEEE 1394 1 - eSATA / USB 2.0 1 - Wireless switch
     1 - Microphone 1 - HDMI 
     1 - Headphone  
     1 - 10-in-1 media card reader*  
     1 - SmartCard reader  
     1 - 54mm ExpressCard slot  

    *Media reader supports: SD, SD-XC, plus legacy – SD, SDIO, MMC, XD, MS, MS Pro, Mini_MMC, MMC+

Regulatory

Dell Precision M4600 Vs Apple MacBook Pro 15"*

precision m4600 mobile workstation Dell Precision™ M4600
precision m4600 mobile workstation Apple MacBook Pro 15"

Time to complete set of rendering videos (in minutes). Lower numbers are better.
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The 15 inch Dell system takes 6.5 percent of the time the Apple system takes time to complete the rendering tasks. Lower numbers are better.


Adobe Premiere Pro CSS task timing (in seconds)

Render Entire Work Area 1080p Sequences
The time the two 15-inch notebook systems took to render the entire work area.  Lower numbers are better.

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P2 sequence — 3 video layers
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P2 sequence — 2 video layers
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XDCAM sequence — 4 video layers
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XDCAM sequence — 3 video layers
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XDCAM sequence — 2 video layers
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AVCHD sequence — 4 video layers
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AVCHD sequence — 3 video layers
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AVCHD sequence — 2 video layers
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Sequnces rendered

The time the two 15-inch notebook systems took to render the workload. Lower numbers are better.

Render simple sequnence with brightness and contrast effects
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Render complex sequence with brightness and contrast effects
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Render simple sequence with sharpness and tint effects
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Render complex sequnce with sharpness and tint effects
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Render sequence with Basic 3D Keyframed movement and Drop Shadow
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Introducing Dell ProSupport

Professional, proactive and proven support services designed to address the technology challenges you face today, Dell ProSupport™* starts with the Dell ProSupport for IT service model designed for IT professionals like you.

Dell ProSupport for IT provides:
  • 7x24 direct access to Dell Expert Centers
  • Fast-track dispatch for Dell-certified technicians
  • Escalation management through Dell Global Command Centers
Dell ProSupport Options also align to the way you use technology, rapidly responding to your needs, protecting your investment, your productivity and your sensitive data, and providing enhanced proactive support services to reduce the risk and complexity of managing your infrastructure.

SPEED OF RESPONSEPROTECTIONPREMIUM PROACTIVE
Specialized Onsite Options — Allows you to augment your daily IT management or tap into specific technical expertise for critical projects when needed. Recommended options for desktops include:
  • Onsite Parts Management to help minimize downtime by having parts at your fingertips.
  • Onsite Personnel to augment your IT staff.
  • Onsite Diagnosis for accelerated troubleshooting.
Keep Your Hard Drive  — Enables you to control your sensitive data by retaining your hard drive and helps you comply with current data privacy regulations to help mitigate risks associated with regulatory or civil liabilities.Enterprise-Wide Contract — Provides enhanced proactive capabilities through:
  • Designated Service Delivery Manager
  • Performance benchmarking and custom reporting
  • Planning and assessments

Customization and Setup

Deployment Services
Our end-to-end deployment services are designed to simplify and accelerate the customization and utilization of your new systems. Dell Deployment Services include everything from order consolidation to coordination of deployment resources.

Client Migration and Deployment
Dell Managed Deployment Services are for customers who need a complete, end-to-end deployment solution. Managed deployments are useful within complex logistical environments which require a single point of contact.

Custom Factory Integration
Dell offers custom factory integration (CFI) services to help accelerate your system deployments. We can perform a range of services such as custom configuration, consolidation and integration in our factory so that you can deploy your systems right out of the box.

ImageDirect
ImageDirect is a web-based, hosted image management service that enables customers to easily create, manage and load custom images for Dell commercial client systems.

Installation Services
Dell provides streamlined standard installation services so you can easily choose the specific package that quickly gets new systems into the workspace and old systems out.


Asset Recovery Services

Asset Recovery Services offer safe and environmentally-appropriate disposal solutions for outdated or end-of-life IT assets. This service includes transportation, flexible logistics, equipment processing, detailed data security and environmental reports at an affordable price.


Training

Dell offers comprehensive training services, including hardware and software training as well as PC skills and professional development classes. Our flexible approach, featuring instructor-led classrooms, virtual courses and even self-directed online options that enable you to tailor classes to the needs and busy schedules of your employees. Dell training can help improve system reliability, maximize productivity and reduce end-user requests and downtime.


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