Dell Precision M90 and M65 launched

Posted on Thursday, March 30 2006 @ 2:13 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Dell today unveiled next-generation mobile workstations -- the Dell Precision M90 and Dell Precision M65 -- that further its leadership in mobile workstation-class performance, true notebook-like mobility and assured reliability.

The Dell Precision M90 and Dell Precision M65 deliver new levels of performance and features in a mobile platform along with the application certifications and assured reliability that professional workstation users demand. The Dell Precision M90 and Dell Precision M65 can enable engineers, artists, developers and other professionals to take their business critical certified applications everywhere without compromise.

With up to 512MB high-performance NVIDIA Quadro FX OpenGL graphics, Intel Core Duo processors, up to 17 inch wide-aspect displays and certification on some of the workstation industry's most compute-intensive applications, the Dell Precision M90 and Dell Precision M65 deliver the latest workstation design and performance. Mobile options like Wi-Fi and mobile broadband give workstation users the freedom to deliver exceptional engineering design, analysis and content creation anytime, anywhere.

Dell Precision M90 - The Most Powerful Dell Mobile Workstation Ever
The Dell Precision M90 is designed to deliver the highest workstation performance available in a mobile platform, giving many customers the freedom to replace their desktop workstations without sacrificing performance. The Dell Precision M90 features an expansive 17-inch wide-aspect display and the latest Intel Core Duo processors. Dual processor cores enable efficient parallel processing when running multi-threaded applications and efficient operation of multiple applications concurrently.

Graphic artists, animators and high-end CAD users can confidently power up the most demanding applications, virtually anytime, anywhere and remain productive through features such as:
  • NVIDIA Quadro FX OpenGL graphics with up to 512MB dedicated graphics memory
  • 2MB L2 cache and a fast 667MHz front side bus
  • Up to 4GB of high speed DDR2 memory
  • 667MHz memory interface to speed the transfer of data
  • Bright displays up to WUXGA (1920 X 1200) resolution
  • On-board IEEE 1394, three-button touch pad, and DVI and SVGA video outputs
  • TPM 1.2 support
  • Dell Precision M65 - True Mobility for Mobile Workstations
    As light as approximately 6.2 pounds(a) in a starting configuration, the Dell Precision M65 delivers the perfect balance of workstation performance and mobility. The latest Intel dual-core processors, a 15.4-inch wide-aspect display, optional embedded mobile broadband capability and biometric finger print reader for excellent security gives customers a certified, powerful and secure mobile workstation that is designed to travel.

    The Dell Precision M65 delivers performance on the go for workstation users to power through complex applications, such as digital content creation and financial analysis. Features include:
  • 2MB L2 cache and a fast 667MHz front side bus
  • Up to 4GB of high-speed DDR2 memory
  • 667MHz memory interface to speed the transfer of data
  • Up to 512MB shared graphics memory with NVIDIA Quadro FX 350M TurboCache
  • 128-bit graphics pipeline and 128-bit graphics memory interface
  • TPM 1.2 support
  • Optional dual batteries for extended battery life
  • Since durability and reliability are key concerns for workstation users, both new models feature a solid magnesium alloy exoskeleton, and the display bezel design helps minimize screen marking. Sealed spill resistant keyboards, full-time hard drive protection with StrikeZone, and steel reinforced security slots are included standard on all models. Adhering to Dell's Design for the Environment program, both systems meet the requirements of the European Union's Restriction of Hazardous Substances directive.

    The Dell Precision M90 and Dell Precision M65, certified on some of the workstation industry's most demanding CAD, CAE, DCC, GIS and other applications are available today worldwide. Prices for the Dell Precision M90 start at $2,239. The Dell precision M65 is priced from $1,849.

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    Thomas De Maesschalck

    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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