Dell releases new Precision M60’s notebook

The Dell Precision M60’s 128MB NVIDIA Quadro FX Go700 graphics accelerator delivers richly detailed images to the 15.4-inch UltraSharpTM  wide-aspect display, which allows users room for large designs & assemblies, multiple windows or expansive tool palettes. Graphics performance is a strong suit of the M60, with workstation-class OpenGL hardware acceleration and certifications on the leading computer-aided design and digital content creation applications. As with all Dell Precision Workstations, the M60 comes standard with 24×7 dedicated phone support.

Designers who manipulate large, complex models will appreciate the M60’s support of up to 2 GB of DDR-SDRAM and available 7200 RPM hard drives, as well as an integrated gigabit1 (10/100/1000) Ethernet controller for ultra-fast file transfers over a network. At the M60’s core is the Intel® PentiumTM  M mobile processor, which supports CentrinoTM  wireless technology and has been shown to improve performance over its predecessor, the M50. The system also features an integrated SmartCard reader for security, two USB 2.0 ports, hot-swappable media bay and tough new Tri-MetalTM  chassis.

“Workstation customers desire mobility without having to compromise performance,” said Tim Mattox, vice president of client product marketing. “The M60 offers best-in-class graphics, storage and industrial design that extends Precision’s product leadership position, delivering the performance of a true workstation in a mobile form factor.”

The Dell Precision Workstation M60 starts at $2,5992 and includes a 1.4 GHz Intel Pentium M processor (400 MHz FSB), 256 MB DDR266 SDRAM, 40GB 5400 RPM hard drive, 128 MB NVIDIA Quadro FX Go700 graphics card, Microsoft Windows XP Professional and a three-year next-business-day onsite3 service with dedicated telephone support.

Dell Precision workstations are designed for customers who demand workstation hardware certification with independent software vendors in the computer-aided design, engineering, digital content creation, geographic information systems, computer animation, software development and financial analysis markets. Complete product details can be found at www.dell.com/precision.

Technical Features of the Dell Precision Workstation M60 include:

  • Intel Pentium M processors up to 1.7 GHz with optional support for Centrino technology (855PM Chipset)
  • NVIDIA Quadro FX Go700 128MB graphics
  • 15.4″ UltraSharp wide aspect WUXGA (1920X1200) display
  • Up to 2GB DDR 266 system memory
  • Up to 7,200 RPM HDDs (60GB max)
  • Integrated 10/100/1000 Gigabit1 controller, SmartCard reader and IEEE 1394 port
  • Intel (802.11 b) and TrueMobile (802.11 b/g4 and 802.11 a/b/g4 wireless options, optional Bluetooth support)
  • ISV application certifications
  • AC97 (Soft Audio), with integrated stereo speakers
  • 24×7 Dedicated Technical Support
  • 14.2″ (w) x 10.9″ (d) x 1.5″ (h); 361mm x 276mm x 39mm
Product Review

The Lenovo Legion Y740 brings RTX 2080 graphics power for under $2,500

Coming with the Intel Core i7-8750H processor, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q graphics, 16GB of RAM, and a 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD, the Legion Y740 one big beast. But priced at under $2,500 how does Lenovo’s Legion stand up against the crowd?
Deals

From Chromebooks to MacBooks, here are the best laptop deals for March 2019

Whether you need a new laptop for school or work or you're just doing some post-holiday shopping, we've got you covered: These are the best laptop deals going right now, from discounted MacBooks to on-the-go gaming PCs.
Computing

Amazon and Nvidia bring artificial intelligence to the cloud with T4 GPUs

Nvidia announced the availability of new mainstream servers optimized to run the company's latest T4 GPUs with Turning architecture. Amazon jumped on board immediately, announcing that new AWS EC2 G4 instances will offer the technology.
Gaming

How do Nintendo Switch, Xbox One X compare to each other? We find out

The Nintendo Switch is innovative enough to stand apart from traditional consoles, but could it become your primary gaming system? How does the Switch stack up against the Xbox One?
Computing

Stop dragging windows on your Mac. Here's how to use Split View to multitask

The latest iterations of MacOS offer a native Split View feature that can automatically divide screen space between two applications. Here's how to use Split View on a Mac, adjust it as needed, and how it can help out.
Computing

Breeze through security with these checkpoint-friendly laptop bags

Getting through airport security is a drag, but your laptop bag shouldn’t be. Thankfully, these checkpoint-friendly laptop bags will get you and your gear to your destination with ease.
Emerging Tech

Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Robotic companions and computer-aided karaoke

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it's fun to gawk!
Computing

The new iMacs push on iMac Pro territory, but how much power do you really need?

With Apple refreshing the higher-end iMacs with newer processors and graphics cards, it moves closer to the iMac Pro. In this guide, we consider the performance, features, and help make sense of the differences between the two.
Computing

Protect your expensive new laptop with the best Macbook cases

If you recently picked up a new MacBook, you’ll want something to protect its gorgeous exterior. Here, we've gathered the best MacBook cases and covers, whether you're looking for style or protection.
Computing

Worried about your online privacy? We tested the best VPN services

Browsing the web can be less secure than most users would hope. If that concerns you, a virtual private network — aka a VPN — is a decent solution. Check out a few of the best VPN services on the market.
Computing

Which mid-range Nvidia Turing graphics card should you buy?

Nvidia's top mid-range cards are all solid performers, but which offers the best bang for buck? To find out where you should spend your money on your next big upgrade, we pitted the GTX 1660 vs. GTX 1660 Ti vs. RTX 2060.
Computing

Convert your PDFs into convenient Word documents with Adobe or a free option

PDF files are great, but few document types are as malleable as those specific to Microsoft Word. Here's how to convert a PDF file into a Word document, whether you prefer to use Adobe's software suite or a freemium alternative.
Computing

Our favorite Chrome themes add some much-needed pizzazz to your boring browser

Sometimes you just want Chrome to show a little personality and ditch the grayscale for something a little more lively. Lucky for you, we've sorted through the Chrome Web Store to find best Chrome themes available.
Computing

Need a free alternative to Adobe Illustrator? Here are our favorites

Photoshop and other commercial tools can be expensive, but drawing software doesn't need to be. The best free drawing software is just as powerful as some of the more expensive offerings.