Front side of Dell Precision M65 view large image. The main differences between the two models are portability and graphics performance, with the M65 holding a significant advantage in the former category and the M90 being far superior in the latter, due to its top-of-the-line NVIDIA Quadro GPU options. Fit and finish are generally superior, as well: Pictures, however, are of the replacement notebook. In the end, I contacted Dell support and was subsequently sent a replacement, which I will touch on a little later. It almost looked as if someone had tried to force out a cable lock with a screwdriver and thereby damaged the case. Zero dropped connections as of this writing, using the Intel management utility, which was active upon first boot.
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I bought the M65 dwll Dell Outlet in order to replace an e purchased about four months ago. Dell Precision M65 Specs: Left side of Dell Precision M65 view large image.
And, for all practical purposes, the T, running at 1. Limited portability, same as most Zero dropped connections as of this writing, using the Intel management utility, which was active upon first boot.
Dell Precision M65 Review (pics, specs)
The decision was made almost immediately to replace the M65, but I have contacted Dell multiple times to ask questions regarding return shipping, billing and order status, and my experience with people from different Dell support locations mainly India and the U. Dell Miicrophone M65 screen view large image. There were a couple of pre-installed multimedia programs, dsll since I kind of wanted them anyway, just as I wanted the Adobe Reader, I neither removed them nor classified them as junk.
The 3DMark05 scores are plenty for me, but would probably disappoint serious gamers: In the end, my main reasons for mm65 the switch to the refurbished M65 were as follows: Conclusion The Precision M65 offers an excellent combination of workstation performance including OpenGL compliancesolid build imcrophone businesslike appearance, in a Front side of Dell Precision M65 view large image.
Design and Build The look and feel of the M65 are exceptional, just as I expected from the Precision line of notebooks. As I looked everything over more carefully, however, I noticed that a small piece of plastic had been gouged out of the side of the chassis, next to the cable lock slot beneath the left LCD hinge, and the adjoining air vent was bent inward and missing a fin.
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Dell Precision M65 1. All in all, a very nice screen, preferable by a significant margin, I find, to the LCD monitor attached to my desktop computer at work. To be true to a spirit of full disclosure here, I should also admit that a large factor in the decision to go with the M65 was my prior use of a ThinkPad T40, which I really loved. Yeah, sure, external speakers or headphones offer microlhone real improvement in sound quality, but a little bit of tinny sound never hurt anyone, and bass is just generally overrated.
In addition micrlphone a slight CPU downgrade, from 2. Excellent performance Very sturdy Tasteful no-nonsense design Reasonably cool and quiet Great keyboard and built-in pointing stick Nice screen OpenGL graphics 3-year on-site warranty Cons: The 6-cell battery was spent and the M65 automatically went into hibernation at the 2: In short, I had no trouble listening to, and enjoying, music and video on the M65, which has good volume and decent clarity.
As indicated above, I have been in touch with Dell customer support regarding the damage to the case of the first M65 I received. After lugging the e around the house for a few months, looking at its silver-and-white finish and its x LCD, microhone making do with no pointing stick, I n65 to return to the look and feel of the T40, without sacrificing the performance offered by the e, and without spending too much more.
All of my contact has had to do with this issue, rather than technical support per se, so my experience is somewhat limited. Service and Support As indicated above, I have been in touch with Dell customer support regarding the damage to the case of the first M65 I received. Pictures, however, are of the replacement notebook.
Visit our network of sites: In the end, I contacted Dell support and was subsequently sent a replacement, which I will touch on a little later.
Dell Precision M90 Review. When I originally purchased the now departed e, I worried that x resolution might not suit me, and that turned out to be the case. Fit and finish are generally superior, as well: All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.
My first reaction after unwrapping the M65 was that it should perfectly meet my computing needs and desires. Battery Life The 6-cell battery was spent and the M65 automatically went into hibernation at the 2: As for me, I found the right configuration for my needs in a refurbished model, thereby reducing my cost by a considerable margin, and when it turned out that there was damage to the case of the refurbished notebook, Dell took care of the situation beyond what I had expected or hoped for.