The Dell Precision M6500 packs a Core i7 Extreme and high price tag


Dell is serious about mobile computing. That is if you consider mobile computing touting around a full-power 8.5lbs, 17-inch notebook. At least with the new M6500, you won’t be compromising anything. Seriously, anything because the amount of computing power that the new M6500 packs into a mobile platform is impresse.

Spec highlights

  • Core i7 Extreme processor options
  • 17-inch LED backlit display
  • Up to 16GB of RAM
  • Three hard drive slots
  • 1GB ATI & NVIDIA GPU options
  • GPS
  • WLAN,  UWB & EVDO modems
  • 2MP camera
  • DisplayPort & VGA outputs
  • eSATA
  • Blu-ray drives

Prices start out at $2,749 for the “basic” model but there is a special edition that features an edge-to-edge 17-inch screen and a special aluminum chassis for $4,219. But if you check the box on every option except for extra warranties and accessories, you can build one that rings up just shy of $10,000.