ROUND ROCK, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — December 1, 2009 — Dell continues to push the boundaries of mobile performance by announcing today the world’s most powerful mobile workstation — the Dell Precision M6500.
Shown publicly for the first time today at Autodesk University, the Dell Precision M6500 is designed to liberate creative professionals, designers, animators, engineers and research scientists from their desk without sacrificing performance. The M6500 also supports the missions of defense customers who require uncompromised performance and security, including authentication and data encryption, when in the field. Available for order now, the Dell Precision M6500 mobile workstation has a starting price of $2,749. More details can be found at www.dell.com/precision.
Designed to deliver exceptional performance while managing massive amounts of data, the M6500 enables memory scalability of up to 16GB with its four DIMM slots. The M6500 is also the world’s first mobile workstation that supports DDR3 1600MHz memory, giving it a performance boost capable of handling virtually any mixture of engineering, database and software-development workloads.
Other product highlights include:
The Dell Precision M6500 is also the first mobile workstation to offer the new NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800M graphics solution featuring:
Other graphics options include the NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M and the ATI FireProM7740.
Compatibility for Ease of Use and Deployment
The M6500, as a part of the Dell E-Family product line, is compatible with E-Family accessories, including port replicators, notebook stands, display and monitor stands, and external storage modules. In addition, the M6500 comes with optional security features including Dell ControlVault security, FIPS fingerprint reader and a contactless smart card reader, delivering very comprehensive security options. Dell Services, such as Dell ImageDirect, CFI, Dell ProSupport1 or lifecycle services, are also available on Dell Precision mobile workstations, making these systems easy to manage, support and deploy.
“The Dell Precision M6500 establishes a new class of mobile workstation
for the most demanding computing environments,” said Greg Weir, senior
manager, Dell Precision workstations. “This system is truly a desktop
replacement without compromise. In addition, we’re leveraging our robust
‘eco system’ of partners to deliver the performance users require
running applications in key vertical markets such as 3D animation,
Computer Aided Design (CAD), engineering, and scientific exploration,
defense visualization and other computationally intensive applications.”