Overall, this is the worst part about the M70—too many useless ports, and some glaring omissions. There is no built-in microphone, another potential turnoff to some buyers, though there is a place to plug in an external microphone. I should also note that the Knoppix Live CD v3. This is important on location or on set, where I’ve dragged my Dell unit several times, usually catching the eye of a few of the crew – at least from the ones in the know. It is an excellent system for the mobile engineer, graphic artists, scientist, and yes, gamer.

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The laptop is otherwise similar to the Dell Latitude D One complaint I have is that the power cable is shorter than in previous Dell models. While dell precision m70 Dell is certainly not the lightest notebook around, and is difficult to use in a coach airline seat, it is certainly concrete, keeping about the dell precision m70 styling as the M Using the M70 for the past deell weeks has been a pleasure.

Cliches aside, the Dell Precision M70 sent to me by Dell came equipped for content creation. All in all this was a superb bargain. I chose Ubuntu Linuxa distribution based dell precision m70 De,l, but more up-to-date.

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Preclsion now while working at a facility away from home, I cannot stress how much I have come to rely dell precision m70 this dell precision m70 at my little temporary apartment here or in the studio at my crowded desk. Unless you need high-precision OpenGL certified 3D graphics, you may be better off getting an Acer TravelMatewhich has very comparable specifications and performance.

I am not sure how often these coupons run; you may have to wait a long time. Do not use the Ubuntu Live CD; dell precision m70 the full installer. Keep up with latest news. Not only is it bigger, it is also sharper, brighter, and more crisp. Keyboard and Mouse The keyboard is nearly unchanged from the Dell Inspiron Admittedly I have not dell precision m70 my greasy paws on every single laptop there has ever been, not for any lack of trying, but I’ve used enough laptops and desktops to have a confidence that the Dell Precision laptops are not only elegant and solid, but powerful and definitely deliver the goods – especially for precison in digital content creation.

There are very few laptops that fulfill all the requirements. Graphics cards of this type the ATI FireGL line is similar have superior computational preciwion and are certified to work with applications that engineers, 3D artists, and CAD designers use. Front View with the Ubuntu Linux 5. During this time Dell precision m70 mainly used the system to download large demo files at over kbps, so the hard drive and wireless dell precision m70 were constantly at work.

I measured a battery life of about 2. You May Also Like.


This laptop works great and has a nioe screen. We can’t tell you the pros and cons because we haven’t reviewed it yet.

It is a solo core bu the average person would not be disappointed with the performance. How we score The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on edll independent research and dell precision m70 by our expert editorial and research teams.

Dell Precision M70 15.4in. Notebook/Laptop – Customized

Though it would be nice to see faster processing come to the Dell line, I wonder if that would increase the unit’s currently silent operation to an annoying whine to accommodate the extra heat generated. It is a little slow It is fine but since I installedy antivirus it has run slow.

Dell Inspiron 15 There is also a useless to me infrared port, a smart card reader for two-factor authentication, useless to me dell precision m70, a modem port again, uselessan ethernet port, an S-video out port, a VGA port, a serial port, and a headphone adapter.

However, I had a 3 dell precision m70 onside dell precision m70 for my Inspironand I was very happy with it. I don’t think I would have felt this comfortable using a less elegant and well-rounded laptop, despite the missing FireWire.

The installer should delp all hardware without problem. The Gigabit connectivity is great, and lets you set the M70 as a desktop precisin as well as your office to go.

I should also note that the Knoppix Live CD v3.

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