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Precision 17 7740

Unleash peak performance

Put performance where you need it most. VR and AI-ready, this 17" mobile workstation features the latest processors, next-gen graphics and more.
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Precision 7740 Mobile Workstation
Intel® Core™ Processor i5-9400H, 4 Core, 8M Cache, 2.50GHz up to 4.3GHz Turbo, 45W, vPro
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro 64bit English, French, Spanish
Video Card
Intel® UHD Graphics P630
17.3" HD 1600x900 Anti-Glare non-touch, 60% color gamut Carbon Fiber, TN, Cam/Mic
8GB, 1x8GB, DDR4 2666MHz Non-ECC Memory
Hard Drive
2.5" 500GB 7200RPM SATA HardDrive
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Office 30 Day Trial
Security Software
No Security Software
3 Years Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis-LA
2 Thunderbolt™ 3 Type-C
3 USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports with PowerShare
1 HDMI 2.0
1 RJ-45
1 Headset jack
1 SD card reader
1 Smart Card reader (optional)
1 Fingerprint reader on power button (optional)
1 Mini Display Port 1.4
1 Noble Wedge Lock slot
Dimensions & Weight
Height: 25.3 mm (0.99") x Width: 414.2 mm (16.3") x Depth: 273.7 mm (10.7")
Weight: 3.08 Kg (6.79 lbs)*
HD Camera
IR camera
No camera
Audio and Speakers
High Quality Speakers
Universal Audio Jack
Noise reducing array microphones
Carbon Fiber LCD Cover
Aluminum Titan Gray LCD Cover
Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200 2x2 .11ax 160MHz + Bluetooth 5.0
Primary Battery
4-cell 64Wh Lithium Ion battery with ExpressCharge™
Regulatory Model: TBA
Regulatory Type: TBA
EPEAT Registered. For specific country participation and rating, please see
BFR/PVC free
Trade Agreements Acts(TAA) configurations available

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Precision 17 7740

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Features & Design

Operating System
With Windows 10 Pro or Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – for a smooth, versatile PC experience.
Create without limits
Create without limits
The Dell Precision mobile workstations excel under demanding standards. With the latest Intel® processors, NVIDIA® professional graphics and Dell Precision Optimizer, they focus power and speed behind your biggest ideas.
Work beyond barriers
Work beyond barriers
Visual vivacity: View your projects with complete clarity with an UltraSharp UHD IGZO (100% Adobe color gamut) display and a new optional aluminum LCD cover.

Create your reality: Build fully immersive VR and AI content with next generation AMD Radeon Pro or NVIDIA Quadro® RTX professional graphics and powerful performance normally found only in tower workstations.

Take work with you: Designed with premium materials and starting at just 3.08 kg (6.79 lbs), the 17" Precision 7740 is the thinnest and lightest mobile workstation in its class.

Stays cool. Works hard: A revolutionary cooling system with dual fans improves airflow and keeps your system cool under heavy workloads. 

Stay connected: With single cable docking and Thunderbolt™ 3 connectivity, large file transfers are quick and easy, so your productivity remains high.
Stay secure and productive
Stay secure and productive
Seamless sign on: The optional Windows Hello fingerprint reader ensures that you and only you can access your work. Simply place your finger on the sensor and just like that, you’re ready to take on the next task. Or upgrade to the Windows Hello IR Camera and sign on with one look.

Precision, meet privacy: A new feature for Precision workstations, a camera shutter ensures others can’t see you through the lens. You can now manually close the shutter for privacy or open it when you want to video conference or take photos.

Dell Reliable Memory Technology Pro: Protects your work from potential crashes related to memory errors. Working in conjunction with ECC memory it detects and corrects or maps out memory errors in real time. RMT Pro also monitors the health of the memory and alerts you when memory is at a critical level and needs to be replaced.
Redefine reality
Redefine reality
Create fully-immersive AR and VR content with next generation AMD Radeon® Pro or NVIDIA Quadro® RTX professional graphics and powerful performance normally found only in tower workstations.

Create smart
Develop AI on the go with factory-installed Ubuntu Linux, fast storage options, large memory footprint, and Intel® CPUs.
Improve productivity with Dell Precision Optimizer
Improve productivity with Dell Precision Optimizer
Tuned performance: Free with your mobile workstation, the Dell Precision Optimizer (DPO) automatically tunes your workstation to run specific programs at the fastest speeds possible. It’s the only workstation-optimizing software that lets IT administrators enhance the PC remotely through SCCM and KACE integration.

Premium, customized performance: Upgrade to the new Dell Precision Optimizer Premium version, the world’s first AI-based performance optimizer software for workstations.* This program learns the behavior of any user-specified applications, identifies optimization opportunities using machine learning and applies performance improvements.
Your work can count on it
Your work can count on it
Independent Software Vendor (ISV) certification: Precision Workstations are tested to ensure the high-performance applications you rely on every day run smoothly. Dell ISV certifications cover the most popular independent software applications.

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Manage and secure with ease
Ultimate convenience
Ultimate convenience
Manage all of your Windows 10 endpoints from one console with Dell Client Command Suite and VMware® Workspace ONE™ integration.
Seamless sign on
Seamless sign on
SafeID protects end user credentials with an optional fingerprint reader on the palm rest and the FIPS 201 Smart Card Reader—delivering the fast, multi-factor authentication you’ve come to expect from Dell’s most secure PC portfolio.
Remotely manage
Remotely manage
Dell unique vPro extensions can remotely manage and run diagnostics on a fleet of devices, whether they are powered on or off.
We’ve got your business covered
ProDeploy Client Suite: We help you deploy PCs with greater speed, less effort and more control. You will direct every detail of your deployment with our TechDirect portal that features an unprecedented level of control, automation and simplicity.

ProSupport: Let us make hardware and software support easy. ProSupport offers 24x7 access to local language, advanced technology experts who contact you when critical issues arise.* We do all this so you can focus on the strategic work that drives your business forward.

ProSupport Plus: With our most complete support service for PCs, you get all the capabilities of ProSupport plus hard drive failure prevention,* repair for drops, spills and surges and hard drive retention in the case of replacement.* In today’s fast moving culture, there’s no time for downtime. Dell has your back. Upgrade to ProSupport Plus.
Ports & Slots
Ports & Slots
1. Headset jack | 2. USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports with PowerShare | 3. T-Bar Lock Slot | 4. HDMI 2.0 | 5. Mini Display Port 1.4 | 6. RJ-45 | 7. USB 3.1 Gen 1 port with PowerShare | 8. Power adapter port | 9. Thunderbolt™ 3 Type-C | 10. SD card reader | 11. Smart Card reader (optional)
Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions & Weight
1. Height: 25.3 mm (0.99") | 2. Width: 414.2 mm (16.3") | 3. Depth: 273.7 mm (10.7")
Weight: 3.08 Kg (6.79 lbs)*

Accessories & Services

Essential work accessories for your Precision 7740
Maximize the performance of your Precision 7740 mobile workstation with the ultimate work accessories designed to increase productivity at your desk.
Dell Professional Dock | WD19DC
Dell Professional Dock | WD19DC
Dell's most powerful dock* for our 15" most powerful workstations* delivers the ultimate productivity experience. Charge your system faster, support up to four 4K displays and connect to your peripherals via a single cable with dual USB-C connectors for up to 230W of power delivery.
Dell UltraSharp 32 4K USB-C Monitor | U3219Q
Dell UltraSharp 32 4K USB-C Monitor | U3219Q
Experience outstanding screen performance on this 31.5" 4K USB-C monitor featuring InfinityEdge and multitasking capabilities.
Dell Premier Wireless Keyboard and Mouse | KM717
Dell Premier Wireless Keyboard and Mouse | KM717
Enhance productivity with an elegant mouse and keyboard designed fit into virtually any workspace. For increased productivity, pair up to two compatible devices with Bluetooth LE.
Essential mobile accessories for your Precision 7740
Enhance the mobility of your Precision 7740 mobile workstation with accessories designed to keep you powered up, protected and connected on the go.
Dell Portable Thunderbolt™ 3 SSD, 1TB
Dell Portable Thunderbolt™ 3 SSD, 1TB
One of Dell’s fastest portable SSD storage devices, the Dell Portable Thunderbolt™ 3 SSD 1TB lets you backup or transfer all your large files at lightning fast speeds of 2800 MB/s.
Dell Pro Backpack 17
Dell Pro Backpack 17
Our earth-friendly backpack is equipped to carry what you need. With EVA foam cushioning built around the laptop vault, your computing devices will be better protected in case of impact.
Dell USB-C Mobile Adapter | DA300
Dell USB-C Mobile Adapter | DA300
Featuring the widest variety of port options available, the Dell USB-C Mobile Adapter - DA300 offers seamless video, network, and data connectivity, in a compact design.
Specialized tools for your Precision 7740
Keep your productivity high with professional tools designed to enhance every interaction with your Precision 7740 mobile workstation.
Dell Canvas
Dell Canvas
Bring your ideas to life with the groundbreaking new workspace tool that uses an intuitive touch screen, pen and totem to enable natural digital creation.
3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Wireless
3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Wireless
The patented 6-Degrees-of-Freedom (6DoF) sensor is specifically designed to manipulate digital content or camera positions in the industry-leading CAD applications. Simply push, pull, twist or tilt the 3Dconnexion controller cap to intuitively pan, zoom and rotate your 3D drawing.
Dell UltraSharp 49 Curved Monitor | U4919DW
Dell UltraSharp 49 Curved Monitor | U4919DW
A revolutionary 49-inch dual QHD curved monitor with ultra wide views, multitasking features and seamless connectivity for an immersive work experience.

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