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Dell Precision M6800


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For full specifications see the Dell Precision M6800 specifications page.

NameDell Precision M6800
Processor4th generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, up to Core i7 Extreme Edition; Intel vPro advanced management on select CPUs
Screen17.3“ HD+(1600×900)
17.3” FHD(1920×1080)
RAMUp to 16GB
HDD7200rpm SATA 6Gb/s hard drive from 500GB up to 750GB; 7200rpm 500GB FIPS Certified Self Encrypting Drive
7200rpm SATA 6Gb/s 500GB or 1TB hybrid hard drive with up to 8GB/16GB of integrated solid state storage
SSD (Solid state drive) from 128GB to 512GB SATA 6Gb/s
Solid State Mini-Card storage device from 128GB to 512GB 6Gb/s
Optical DriveDVD-ROM; Slot load DVD+/-RW; Blu-ray Disc Rewritable
GraphicsAMD FirePro M6100 Mobility Pro
NVIDIA Quadro K3100M
NVIDIA Quadro K4100M
NVIDIA Quadro K5100M
NetworkIntegrated Intel 82579M/V 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 (802.11n 3×3)
Intel Centrino Advanced-N 7260 (802.11ac)
Dell Wireless 1550 (802.11 a/c)

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorNot Tested
ScreenNot Tested
HDDNot Tested
Graphics ChipNot Tested
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
Display PortNot Tested
Optical DriveNot Tested
SoundNot Tested
MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone PortNot Tested
Microphone-In PortNot Tested
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessNot Tested
BluetoothNot Tested
USBNot Tested
FirewireNot Tested
Express CardNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
ESATA PortNot Tested
KeyboardNot Tested
TouchPadNot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
SmartCard InterfaceNot Tested
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested


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