Offers security options and optional SSD MiniCard for additional data storage
Dell has unveiled a new 15.6-inch mobile workstation Precision M4500, which comes with optional Intel Core i7-920XM Quad Core processor Extreme Edition, Intel Core i7 and Core i5 processors linked with 1066MHz and 1333MHz memory.
The company said that the new mobile workstation provides access to e-mail, calendar, contacts, the internet and virtual remote desktops, with a new technology called Precision ON. It also supports defense customers who require mobile workstation performance and security, including authentication and data encryption, when in the field.
According to Dell, the M4500 weighs around 6.0 lbs and features optional Nvidia Quadro FX 1800M or Quadro FX 880M graphics with 1GB of memory for large models and models with high texture; optional HD+ sRGB LED 15.6-inch screen with 120% user selectable colour gamut support; optional 3MP camera and Gobi 2.0 mobile broadband support with a multi-touch touchpad.
In addition, it includes support for the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, along with Red Hat Linux 5.3 64-bit; and offers compatibility on applications from independent software vendors such as Adobe, Autodesk, Dassault Systèmes, PTC and Siemens PLM Software.
The Precision M4500 also offers an optional SSD MiniCard for additional data storage and user selectable thermal tables that keep systems cool and extend battery life when full power isn’t required.
Dell said that its new workstation is compatible with E-Family accessories, including port replicators, notebook stands, display and monitor stands and external storage modules. In addition, it offers security options including ControlVault security, FIPS fingerprint reader and a contactless smart card reader.
Greg Weir, senior manager of Dell Precision workstations, said: “The Dell Precision M4500 establishes new heights for performance and mobility for a workstation. This system provides the freedom to discover, create and imagine on your terms, wherever creativity takes you.
“Top that off with the assurance that you are backed by our robust ‘eco system’ of ISV partners and our ability to deliver the application performance you need to be productive…now that’s getting it done!”