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Precision M6800

Ideas need great workstations.

World's most powerful 17” workstation with best-in-class power and storage. Featuring up to
Windows 8 Pro and a 17.3" screen.
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  • Mobile Intel® QM87 Express
Graphics Card
  • Graphics Options*:
    AMD FirePro M6100 Mobility Pro with 2GB GDDR5 dedicated memory
    NVIDIA Quadro K3100M, 4GB GDDR5 VRAM
    NVIDIA Quadro K4100M with 4GB GDDR5 dedicated memory
    NVIDIA Quadro K5100M with 8GB GDDR5 dedicated memory
  • 17.3" HD+(1600x900): anti-glare, LED-backlit with Premium Panel Guarantee*
    17.3" FHD(1920x1080): Dell UltraSharp™, wide view, anti-glare, LED-backlit, Premium Panel Guarantee*
    17.3" FHD(1920x1080): Dell UltraSharp™ multi-touch, LED-backlit, ten finger simultaneous touch, Premium Panel Guarantee*
Optical Drive
  • DVD-ROM; Slot load DVD+/-RW; Blu-ray Disc™ Rewritable; Optical bay caddy for additional hard drive or solid state drive
  • Wired: Integrated Intel 82579M/V 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet

    Wireless LAN & Bluetooth:
    Dell Wireless 1506 (802.11gn)
    Intel Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300 (802.11n 3x3 half Mini-Card)
    Intel Centrino® Advanced-N 7260 (802.11ac+BT 4.0 2x2 half Mini-Card)
    Dell Wireless 1550 (802.11 a/c+BT 4.0 2x2 half Mini-Card)
    Dell Wireless 1601 (802.11n+BT+60Hz WiGig 2x2 half Mini-Card) (Available only in select countries)

    Mobile Broadband & GPS:
    Dell Wireless™ DW5570 Multi-mode HSPA+/-42Mbps full Mini-Card
    Dell Wireless™ DW5808 Gobi 4G/LTE full Mini-Card
  • Security Options*:
    Lock slot
    Trusted Platform Module 1.2 (TPM)
    FIPS certified TPM
    Setup/BIOS Password
    I/O Interface Security
    Intel Anti-Theft Protection (iATP)
    Contact SmartCard reader
    Contactless SmartCard reader
    standard or FIPS certified fingerprint reader
    Dell ControlVault
    FIPS certified self encrypting drive
    Dell Data Protection | Security Tools
    Dell Data Protection | Protected Workspace
    Dell Data Protection| Encryption
  • Dual integrated high quality speakers and dual integrated noise cancelling digital array microphones standard
    Waves MaxxAudio® Pro suite of advanced audio enhancement tools
    Optional, integrated, light sensitive HD video webcam with Dell Webcam Central software
  • 9-cell (97Wh) with ExpressCharge™; 9-cell (87Wh) 3 Year Limited Hardware Warranty*; 9-cell (97Wh) Extended battery slice
Battery Life
  • Up to 10 hours of battery life*

Features & Design

Available with Windows 8 Pro — for a smooth, versatile Workstation experience.
Precision M6800 Workstation - Heavy-duty processing and graphics performance
Heavy-duty processing and graphics performance
Windows 8 Pro.

Extreme processors:
No task is too big. The Dell Precision M6800 Mobile Workstation delivers no-holds-barred processing capabilities with high-performance 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Extreme, i7, and i5 processor options.

High-performance graphics: Responsive AMD FirePro™ and NVIDIA Quadro® graphics options with up to 8GB* of GDDR5 memory keep pace with demanding 3D rendering and other graphics-intensive tasks.

Power optimization: Choose from optional AMD Enduro™ or NVIDIA® Optimus™ technologies to ratchet up your system performance when you need it, and save battery power when you don't.
Precision M6800 Workstation - Innovative, durable design
Innovative, durable design
WiGig docking: Wirelessly connect to your compatible mouse, monitor, keyboard and conference-room equipment with WiGig (Available only in select countries, please check with your local Sales Representative for more details.) 

Ten-finger touch display: Your optional touch display isn’t just amazing to look at — it’s phenomenal to work on. Multitask with a swipe, tap or drag of your fingers.

Waves MaxxAudio Pro: Raise the sound quality of audio files played on your Workstation’s speakers or your headphones with this suite of audio tools.

Intel® vPro™/AMT systems management: Remotely manage and update your Dell Precision fleet with optional next-generation Intel® vPro™ technology.*

Four USB 3.0 ports: Transfer files quickly with the speed of USB 3.0.

Strong materials: Your Dell Precision Workstation has an aluminum and magnesium alloy chassis that has been subjected to MIL-STD 810G testing to ensure durability.

Easy Eject Drive Bay: Quickly remove your hard drive and swap it with another or store it separately for security reasons with the tool-free, easy eject primary drive bay.*
Precision M6800 Workstation - Top-notch security
Top-notch security
From cyber threats to accidental system loss, the Dell Precision M6800 gives you confidence that your critical data is protected by the latest technologies.
  • Stop advanced malware in its tracks with Dell Data Protection | Protected Workspace.
  • Dell Data Protection | Security Tools enables multifactor, single sign-on (SSO) and preboot authentication along with integrated management with your encryption policies.
  • A FIPS 140-2-certified TPM is available for secure credential storage, and Dell ControlVault adds another layer of hardware security by isolating user passwords and credentials on a separately controlled hardware chip.
  • Add the highest level of data protection with FIPS-certified self-encrypting drives.
Dell Precision M6800 Covet Edition: Standout performance
Discover special features and stand-out visual appeal with the Dell Precision M6800 Covet Edition. It takes the best components from the M6800 and adds a brilliant Phoenix Red signature color. Available on the fully customizable M6800 configuration. ​
Precision M6800 Covet Edition: Standout performance

Rock-solid dependability

Precision M6800 Workstation - Long battery life

Long battery life

Quiet-running dual fans — one for the CPU and one for the GPU — help increase component longevity and extend battery life.
Precision M6800 Workstation - Dell Fast Response Free Fall Sensor

Dell Fast Response Free Fall Sensor

Dell Fast Response Free Fall Sensor is designed to sense a drop from five inches or higher and park the reading head on your hard drive to help prevent damage to the drive and your data.
Precision M6800 Workstation - ISV Certification

ISV Certification

Your Dell Precision mobile Workstation has been certified by leading software manufacturers for seamless performance in demanding professional software.
Improve productivity with Dell Precision Optimizer
Different applications have different system requirements. Let the new Dell Precision Optimizer take the guesswork out of customizing settings by automatically adjusting Intel® Hyper-Threading, number of CPU cores, graphics and power settings. Free with your Dell Precision*, the Dell Precision Optimizer automatically tunes your Workstation to run specific programs at the fastest speeds possible, enhancing productivity. Our engineers have created profiles specifically for the applications you use, minimizing the need to customize settings according to each application.

Dell Precision Optimizer works with some of the most popular Independent Software Vendor (ISV)-certified applications. It can generate real-time performance reports for processor, storage, memory and graphics utilization, as well as send a system report to IT for analysis. Connect to Dell.com through the Optimizer for easy identification of component upgrades.


Essential accessories for your Dell Precision M6800

Complete your mobile Workstation with an E-Port Plus Replicator for easy connections to desktop accessories, a wireless keyboard and mouse, dual monitor stand and high-performance monitor. Look for these great products and more at checkout.
Precision M6800 Workstation - E-Port Plus Advanced Replicator
E-Port Plus Advanced Replicator
Simplify connections to your keyboard, mouse and up to four monitors and transfer data quickly with two USB 3.0 ports.
Precision M6800 Workstation - Dell KM714 Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Combo
Dell KM714 Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Combo
Give your workspace a clean look with this sleek wireless keyboard and mouse combo.
Precision M6800 Workstation - Dell MDS14 Dual Monitor Stand
Dell MDS14 Dual Monitor Stand
Optimize your dual monitor setup to improve productivity and reduce desktop clutter.
Precision M6800 Workstation - Dell UltraSharp U2413 24" Monitor with PremierColor
Dell UltraSharp U2413 24" Monitor with PremierColor
Count on consistent, calibrated hues right out of the box with Dell PremierColor.
Upgrade to ProSupport Plus – the only complete support that combines proactive resolution, automated prevention and protection for PCs and tablets. We’ve got your business covered.
Your system comes with Dell’s Limited Hardware Warranty*. If your system encounters an issue that is covered by the warranty that cannot be resolved remotely, Dell will provide a convenient way for your system to be repaired.

When you customize your system you will find these other support options, with ProSupport Plus offering the most complete support service:

ProSupport Plus, Dell’s most complete* support service for PCs and tablets*, is the only support service that can prevent issues before they occur. Dell’s SupportAssist will detect when a hard drive or battery is about to fail, automatically create a case for resolution and notify the customer that the new hardware is on its way. This end to end support service also includes 24x7 priority access to ProSupport engineers who provide help for hardware and software challenges, repair for devices that are accidentally damaged and the ability to keep a hard drive after replacement allowing you to ensure your data is stays secure.*When necessary, Dell will provide onsite* support to ensure repairs are done quickly and conveniently. ProSupport Plus provides all the support essentials that will reduce downtime automatically.
Dell ProSupport* provides direct access to ProSupport engineers who provide help for hardware and software challenges 24x7. Plus, Dell SupportAssist technology remotely monitors PCs and tablets, provides notifications for issues that arise and automatically creates a case to resolve them. When necessary, Dell will provide onsite* support to ensure repairs are done quickly and conveniently.

Accidents happen, and with Dell’s Accidental Damage Service* you can reduce the downtime. We’ll repair a laptop damaged by an electrical surge, liquid spill or drop.

Ratings & Reviews

Dell Precision M6800: 8*/10*

“For the most demanding of road warriors.”

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