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Dell Precision M6500

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    Mongerfrum
    24 July 2012

    I have had 2 of these through work. Both suffered from blackouts with no warning and Dell have no idea what causes this.
    Don't buy.

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Dell Precision M6500

The Dell Precision M6500 is a workstation powered by Intel® Core™ i7/Extreme Edition Quad Core processors and runs Genuine Windows® 7/Vista®/Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® WS v.5.3 EM64T operating system. The workstation sports a 17“ WXGA+ UltraSharp LED display (with 1440x900 resolution)/ WUXGA UltraSharp LED display (1920x1200)/RGB LED Back-Lit/ RGB LED edge to edge back-lit display and is supported by up to 16 GB of DDR3 memory with 1066MHz/1333MHz/1600MHz bandwidth; one, two, …

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Dell Precision M6500

The Dell Precision M6500 is a workstation powered by Intel® Core™ i7/Extreme Edition Quad Core processors and runs Genuine Windows® 7/Vista®/Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® WS v.5.3 EM64T operating system. The workstation sports a 17“ WXGA+ UltraSharp LED display (with 1440x900 resolution)/ WUXGA UltraSharp LED display (1920x1200)/RGB LED Back-Lit/ RGB LED edge to edge back-lit display and is supported by up to 16 GB of DDR3 memory with 1066MHz/1333MHz/1600MHz bandwidth; one, two, or 3 storage storage devices with optional RAID0, RAID1, or RAID5 configuration such as 7200RPM Free Fall Sensor Hard Drive up to 500GB, Encrypted FFS Hard Drive up to 160GB or Solid State Hard Drive up to 256GB; DVD-ROM, DVD+/-RW slot load or Blu Ray optical drive, and a choice of graphics card such as ATI® FirePro® M7740, NVIDIA® Quadro FX 2800M or NVIDIA® Quadro FX 3800M graphics card (all with 1GB dedicated memory). The Dell Precision M6500 is also supported by Wireless LAN, Bluetooth® 2.1 and Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Next Generation Mobile Broadband, GPS, Dell Wireless 5620 HSPA – EV DO Rev A7 WWAN, steel-reinforced cable lock slots, media module and hard drive locks; Smart Card Reader and optional Contactless Smart Card Reader, Fingerprint Reader (optional), FIPS Fingerprint Reader (optional), TPM 1.2 (where available) and Wave Embassy Trust Suite. Other features on the workstation includes two speakers, optional dual array microphones, optional 2MP camera, 8-in-1 card reader; 1394 Powered 6-pin, USB 2.0 (x4), VGA, Display Port, RJ-45, Audio, eSATA, ExpressCard 54 and PC Card slot, advanced E-Port, E-Port, Legacy Port Replicator, Ergo Flat Panel Stand, Basic Monitor Stand and E-View Workstation Stand docking. The Aluminum LCD back and base Dell Precision™ industrial design workstation measures 15.4”/393 x 11.0“/280 x 1.35”/34.5mm-1.5“/38.5mm and is powered by a 9-cell battery.

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The Dell Precision M6500 is powered by Intel® Core® i7 Processors that provides users with optimized creative power with optional Intel® Core i7-920XM Quad Core Extreme Edition that works with 1333MHz or 1600MHz DDR3 memory and ATI® FirePro® or NVIDIA® Quadro FX graphics card. Designed as an operational workstation, the M6500 is supported by Independent Software Vendor (ISV)-certified ISV- application interactivity to certify system and application compatibility so that applications can run on the Dell Precision Workstations. Featuring four memory DIMM slots, the M6500 enables memory scalability up to 16GB. It has a storage capacity of up to over 1 terabyte, and can be configured in RAID 5 mode. The workstation also comes with TruManage technology and Dell ControlPoint™ software, Dell ControlVault security, FIPS fingerprint reader and optional contactless smart card reader for security. The workstation is also supported by Dell ImageDirect™ CFI, Dell ProSupport™ or lifecycle services.

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